Lisy Espindola
Yoga Instructor

Lisy completed her 200-hour RYT at JaiPure in Montclair, NJ. Lisy came from Argentina where she holds a degree as a clinical psychologist. After graduating from NYU with a masters in social work and working in the mental health field in the public and private sector for almost 20 years she fell in love with fitness. During her own path to become a healthier person, Lisy became a certified nutritionist, a group instructor, a personal trainer and a yoga instructor. Now Lisy is the Health & Wellness Director at the YMCA of Montclair where among other responsibilities, she is in charge of coordinating and instructing programs for people with chronic illnesses such as Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and cancer. Lisy also teaches fitness classes and yoga. At the YMCA of Montclair Lisy supports people in their path to wellness. Having become a yoga instructor is the “cherry on top” to create an even more perfect tool to assist people reaching their full potential. “Yoga came to my life by chance and created an unexpected and beautiful metamorphosis; it opened up my mind and my heart and made me a better person. I see yoga as the path to self-discovery and emotional stability. I really love teaching yoga because of the power that it has of transforming peoples' lives."