TODAY IS A BLESSING, see you on the mat


Dustin Jai Yoga Instructor

In 2012 Dustin grew tired of a wreckless, carefree, partying lifestyle that accompanied him through the majority of his adult life. Feeling as though he had no other option he decided to take refuge in clean living. With a new diet underway, a budding yoga practice and a new perspective on life; Dustin took the […]


Meg Jai Yoga Instructor

Meg Horan is a highly experienced and respected yoga instructor, sharing her passion for the practice since 2011. With a unique blend of thoughtful intelligence and light-heartedness, Meg’s classes offer a transformative experience that goes beyond the physical postures. Drawing inspiration from the precision and alignment of Iyengar yoga, as well as her own depth […]


Natalie Jai Yoga Instructor

After many years of struggling to find a sangha (community) that felt easeful and sweet, Natalie found the practices of Bhakti yoga at Jai, and fell in love with what this divine love had to offer. Diving right in, she noticed a sense of liberation that she hadn’t felt in her past yoga experiences, and […]


Allison Jai Yoga Instructor

Allison ventured down the yoga path in 2005. Fifteen years of social work and a life time of people pleasing required some healing. The connection was instant. Allison is a RYT-500 and is certified to teach Kundalini Yoga, Restorative Yoga as well as Prenatal Yoga. Allison has extensively practiced Hatha Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga, but […]


Sonya Jai Yoga Instructor

Sonya Madden is a grateful member of the Jai team.  Sonya is blessed to work under Meg and Dustin and teaches barre fitness at Jai weekly.   Sonya has been teaching group fitness since 2001 and barre since 2011. Her love for group fitness started as a kid when her mom used to take her to […]


Sarah Jai Yoga Instructor

Sarah discovered yoga at the age of 18 at a weekly yoga class held on her college campus and it immediately became an important part of her life. After many years of practice, she took the next step by enrolling in Jai Yoga School’s Terra Firma 200-hour teacher training. It was within this journey that […]


Emily Jai Yoga Instructor

Emily pursued her 200hr under the direction of Meg and Dustin Horan and completed 100hr Kundalini YTT with Allison at Jai. Both Jai training paved the way for sadhana (daily spiritual practice) and allowed Emily to connect to truth and love. Emily is also Reiki certified, and loves breath work, and subtle energy. She loves […]


Mandy Jai Yoga Instructor

Emilia Pawlowski began her yoga practice in 2014. She loves the mental and physical benefits of practicing breathwork and postures. Emilia studied Hatha Yoga and Yoga Therapy with Nancy Candea. Additionally, she studied Anusara yoga with Omni Kitts Ferrara. She teaches a strong flow class that is centered around breath and having fun with mobility […]


Laurel Jai Yoga Instructor

Laurel’s first experience with yoga was in 2012. She was amazed at the way it helped her cope with the stress and pressure of life as a college student, 2 years later, she decided to embark on the journey of yoga teacher training through Jennilee Toner’s Hot Warrior Yoga. In 2017 she completed her 500-hour […]


Rachel Jai Yoga Instructor

Rachel’s yoga journey began in high school and deepened in college while studying opera performance. Connecting the breath to movement in vinyasa yoga helped Rachel direct her awareness inward and has been a guide for her throughout life’s inevitable uncertainty. As her practice expanded, Rachel craved a yogi community. Once she moved back to Albany, […]