MEET OUR TEAM

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BRIDGETTE MANEY

Owner & Studio Director

Bridgette has been practicing yoga for more than two decades and she is a Registered Yoga Teacher (200-HR).  Originally from Johnson City, NY, Bridgette moved to NYC in 1999 and spent the last two decades working in the entertainment/television industry as a publicist and is thrilled to be back home in upstate New York.  You'll always hear Bridgette say "yoga is about the journey, not the destination.  Wherever you are is exactly where you are meant to be."

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REBECCA BLANCH

Meditation, Mindfulness & Sound Healing

ReBecca is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200HR)  and did her teacher training with Yoga Farm Ithaca.
ReBecca is a member of the Transcendental Meditation (TM) Center in Skaneatles, NY, where she trained in the art of TM.
ReBecca brings her love of meditation to Samadhi where she will lead a weekly class sharing the secrets of how you can find more happiness, fulfillment and purpose in life by adding a daily meditation practice to your life.

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MICHELE GANNETT

Yoga 101 Thursdays at 12 noon

Michele Gannett is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200HR) and did her training at Yoga Farm Ithaca.

Michele brings 20+ years of experience as a yoga teacher and group fitness instructor.  She leads Samadhi's Yoga 101 class on Thursdays.  Whether you are brand new to yoga - or a seasoned yogi looking to sink back into the basics of your practice - Michele has the perfect class for you.  Using props like the wall and chair.  

Michele is also a Usui Reiki Master, Tarot reader, Certified Akashic Records reader 

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SUSAN MONMINTY

Thursdays at 9:30a & 6p

Susan is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200HR) 200 hour and completed her teacher training with My Vinyasa Practice Yoga Studio, Austin TX.  Susan is also certified in YogaFit (level 1-3) and Restorative Yoga with Yoga International.   

Susan brings her more than 20 years of experience as a group exercise instructor leading classes in everything from yoga, strength, cycling, barre and cross training.


Susan is a Reiki master and says: "yoga is more than just a physical practice, it's a way to live life in the moment." 

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MARYJO PROIETTA- HALPERN

Maha Sadhna Wednesday nights

MaryJo is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200HR) who did her teacher training at Dharma Yoga Syracuse.  MaryJo is currently finishing her 500HR teacher taining.

A longtime member of Dharma Yoga Syracuse, MaryJo leads Maha Sadhna Wednesday nights. 


This Dharma Yoga-inspired class includes elements of Vinyasa, inversions and held poses that allows students to discover concentration, meditation,  and deep healing relaxation.

The class is the Maha Sadhna.  It is an all levels class that can be as challenging as the student would prefer.  Options are always given.

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CIARA CUNNINGHAM

Monday night Open Flow at 6p

Ciara is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200HR)  She did her teacher training with Boston Yoga School.

Ciara began her  Vinyasa yoga practice in Syracuse in 2005 , and in 2016, began her teaching journey.   

When she's not reaching yoga, Ciara loves dancing and adventuring with her puppy.