Meet our Teachers
Jackie Demeri CostelloKids Room Teacher
Jackie Demeri Costello has over 25 years of experience teaching children, families, adults and seniors. Her work is inspired by a love for people and animals, along with a passion for making yoga, literature, and creativity accessible to all in a fun and empowering way. Jackie holds several yoga and parent education certifications, a Diploma with Distinction from the London Montessori Centre, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from St. John’s University. Jackie is the author of the Mom’s Choice Gold Award winning book, Animooves: Yoga & Creativity Inspired by Animals, illustrated by Michele Beckhardt-Lada, and available on Amazon. She invites you to visit her website at Animooves
MELISSA K BLACKKids Room Coordinator
Melissa is a Yoga Alliance registered Yoga Instructor and licensed New York State Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist. Melissa combines her knowledge to teach Mothers’ and their tween daughters playful yoga exercises to “open up” and strengthen the mind, body & spirit, improving focus, body image, and self-esteem. Melissa practices her messages with her two daughters everyday. Classes are forming in the Huntington, Long Island Area. Yoga Wisdom is on Facebook and class schedules can be found at www.sweatguru.com/YogaWisdom.