Yoga Instructor

Jacquie Ruderman, E-RYT 500HR, has practiced yoga since 1995 and began to teach in 2008. She strives to inspire her students through creative and thoughtful sequencing & breathing techniques. She leads heartfelt classes incorporating poetry, uplifting music,
buddhist influenced teachings and her personal studies of Chinese medicine.

Whether she is teaching a yin, restorative yoga or vinyasa flow her intention is to create an inclusive environment for "self-observation without judgement".
Jacquie's vinyasa teaching style is greatly influenced by Kripalu yoga. She is certified to teach several different methodologies of yoga. Jacquie has studied with masters in the yoga community such as yoga and buddhist meditation teachers Sarah & Ty Powers receiving certification to teach Yin yoga. She is also certified by Judith Hanson Lasater to teach Restorative yoga and has assisted Judith’s Level I Restorative teacher training.

Always a student she continues to seek out master teachers and has had the opportunity to study with inspiring meditation teachers such as Jack Kornfield, Sharon Salzberg, Sylvia Boorstein, Josh Korda, & Karen Mazen Miller. Her practice of Buddhist Vipassana meditation has brought her to several silent meditation retreats with the aspiration to bring benefit to herself, her students, friends and family.

Jacquie teaches both private clients and studio classes for adults. Jacquie resides in Montclair with her husband, twin boys and children of the animal kind.