Pashelle was introduced to yoga for the first time in the Berkshires almost 12 years ago.
Her relationship with yoga transitioned after her first visit to Red Barn Wellness over 5 years ago which is where her practice began to deepen.
After participating in multiple programs at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, her practice began to strengthen.
Pashelle has recently completed her 200 Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Certification. She has spiritually felt over the years that this accomplishment would be in her path.
She is overjoyed by the opportunity to bring her style of combining creative sequencing that nurtures the mind, body and soul to inspire and deepen the practice of her students.
Emily Pearl Alfano, BSc, CYTher, AADP
Emily has been practicing Vipassana (Insight) meditation & various styles of yoga since 1998. In 2010 she left her career as an Environmental Scientist, gave away her possessions, and spent 3 years traveling the world living in ashrams, Buddhist retreat centers, and studying yoga, meditation, energy-work and healing with master teachers.
Her teaching style emphasizes the healing benefits of yoga poses, breath work and a mindful yoga practice. She has certifications in four styles of yoga, advanced training in using Chakra Yoga to facilitate healing, and is a Certified Yoga Therapist.
Emily is also aCertified Health Coach, with advanced Certification in Gut Health. She has been guiding clients to better health with nutrition, diet and lifestyle since 2012.
Emily is eternally grateful for the numerous teachers who have generously shared their knowledge and wisdom. As Owner/Director of Red Barn Wellness, she is honored to work with gifted teachers to co-create the safe, healing space that is the Red Barn.
Sabrina Jaffe, CYT
Sabrina is an entrepreneur dedicated to supporting people’s shifts in consciousness, communication and community, as they navigate the intricacies of leading, growing, or starting a business or creative endeavor. She is an artist, spiritual seeker, avid traveler and humble student of the people and cultures of our world.
She began her yoga career over 20 years ago when she was searching for something that would alleviate her back pain during pregnancy. Since then, the peace and inner growth she’s experienced through asana, breathwork and meditation has inspired her to finally share this practice with the world.
She completed her 250-hour yoga teaching certification at the amazing Caribe Yoga Academy in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. She is passionate about wellness and believes in yoga’s ability to foster deep connection, presence and compassion with one’s own body and mind.
Sandrine is thrilled to be offering workshops at Red Barn Wellness in 2019, as she has recently relocated to the Berkshires. A practitioner of multiple modalities including mindfulness meditation, dance, and somatics, Sandrine infuses each experience with a diverse set of tools based in learning, awareness, and self-care.
She is passionate about the relationship between movement in the body and the health of the mind, holding particular interest in the applications of neuro-psychology in somatic learning. Sandrine has been a staff teacher of somatics at Yoga At Space (Lakeville, CT) since 2011, is a staff facilitator of mindfulness meditation at the Copper Beech Institute (West Hartford, CT) since 2016, and is a former professional dancer.