Rose Erin Vaughan
Rose Erin Vaughan, MSAc, is an experienced Acupuncturist, Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist, Yoga Teacher, and Anatomy specialist. Her extensive training in a variety of modalities, techniques, sciences and philosophies has helped her to establish a contemporary and unique approach to heal her clients on an individualized basis in the New York City Metropolitan area. She is the author of 2 books on energy anatomy and yoga. She currently teaches yoga classes in NYC and worldwide and runs yoga teacher training.
Yoshio Hama started practicing yoga in Caracas, Venezuela in 1999. Between 1999 and 2008 he had the opportunity to study Vinyasa Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga and Iyengar Yoga under the guidance of different yoga instructors. In 2008, he came to New York with the intention of practicing and studying all styles of yoga. He is a 200, 500 and 800-Hour Dharma Yoga Certified Teacher. For him, to teach yoga means to transmit the message of compassion, collective mind and love for God. He is honored to be able to share this gift with the students at Yoga to the People.
As a former competitive equestrian, Alena grew up with an interest in challenging her mind and body, and an appreciation for the rewards of disciplined training. Alena has been studying yoga asana and philosophy for 10 years. Over the last six years, she has managed multiple Yoga to the People studios and is now Director of YttP East Coast Operations. With over 2500 hours of teaching experience, she has facilitated over 18 teacher trainings including the Vinyasa and Traditional Hot practices.
Benjamin Schwartz is completing his Masters of Science in Acupuncture at Tri-State College of Acupuncture. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. His Yoga trainings include: 500Hr RYT certification with Science of Self, 500Hr Kane School Pilates Equipment and Mat certification, 500Hr RYT certification Om Yoga, Mexico City, Bikram Yoga Teacher Training, LAX , 200hr RYT certification Santosha Yoga, Bali. Additionally, Benji was the First American boy to play the lead role in a major Chinese Television Series, “The New My Fair Princess”, 98 episodes 2010-2011. He was in numerous other Chinese Reality shows. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting, Marriot School of Business from Brigham Young University.