Meet our Incredible Interns!

  Lourdes    Hometown: San Cristobal, DR and Inwood, NYC  Lourdes loves the community at MBSY.  Her favorite pose is Goddess.  When not rocking the front desk, you can find Lourdes figuring out the meaning of life through love, laughter, and connection.

Lourdes

Hometown: San Cristobal, DR and Inwood, NYC

Lourdes loves the community at MBSY.

Her favorite pose is Goddess.

When not rocking the front desk, you can find Lourdes figuring out the meaning of life through love, laughter, and connection.

  Anais   Hometown: Dominican American born and raised on the Lower East Side  Anais is inspired by the way MBSY teachers, visitors, and guests take on life’s rollercoaster ride. Their courage and resilience give her strength.  Favorite pose? Tree. Nap pose.  When not at the studio, Anais hangs with her mini-gurus (her kids). She also tries to keep up with her husband’s sports stats, reading sci-fi or magical realism books, and volunteering at her children’s school.

Anais

Hometown: Dominican American born and raised on the Lower East Side

Anais is inspired by the way MBSY teachers, visitors, and guests take on life’s rollercoaster ride. Their courage and resilience give her strength.

Favorite pose? Tree. Nap pose.

When not at the studio, Anais hangs with her mini-gurus (her kids). She also tries to keep up with her husband’s sports stats, reading sci-fi or magical realism books, and volunteering at her children’s school.

  Kara   Hometown: Spring, Texas  Kara loves working at MBSY because of the people!  Her favorite pose? Savasana!  Outside of the studio loves to read (she reads over 60 books a year), eat sweet treats, and go see Sutton Foster concerts.

Kara

Hometown: Spring, Texas

Kara loves working at MBSY because of the people!

Her favorite pose? Savasana!

Outside of the studio loves to read (she reads over 60 books a year), eat sweet treats, and go see Sutton Foster concerts.

 
  Collette   Hometown: Laguna Hills, CA  Why MBSY? Collette loves that each of our students is unique and yet we all come here for a similar purpose. She loves the warmth and community here - as well as any tea with hibiscus.  Favorite pose? Eagle and Child’s Pose.  Outside of the studio, Collette is acts, sings, plays instruments, journals, eats cookies, and makes acai bowls.

Collette

Hometown: Laguna Hills, CA

Why MBSY? Collette loves that each of our students is unique and yet we all come here for a similar purpose. She loves the warmth and community here - as well as any tea with hibiscus.

Favorite pose? Eagle and Child’s Pose.

Outside of the studio, Collette is acts, sings, plays instruments, journals, eats cookies, and makes acai bowls.

  Ben   Hometown: Washington, DC  Ben loves the warmth of the staff and entire community.  Favorite Pose? Marichyasana - especially when he gets that beautiful “pop” in his shoulder.  Ben is also an actor, singer, and yoga teacher who loves the gush about the art that inspires him - mainly Laurie Metcalf.

Ben

Hometown: Washington, DC

Ben loves the warmth of the staff and entire community.

Favorite Pose? Marichyasana - especially when he gets that beautiful “pop” in his shoulder.

Ben is also an actor, singer, and yoga teacher who loves the gush about the art that inspires him - mainly Laurie Metcalf.

  Mariana   Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina  Why MBSY? Mariana is grateful to call MBSY her second home - a place for self improvement, learning, support, and encouragement.  Favorite Pose: Downward Facing Dog - her deep breathing reminder  Outside of the studio, Mariana is mom to her 11 year old son and a 2 year old cat, a dancer, teacher, and organizer of Argentine tango events. She also loves to cook veggie dishes.

Mariana

Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Why MBSY? Mariana is grateful to call MBSY her second home - a place for self improvement, learning, support, and encouragement.

Favorite Pose: Downward Facing Dog - her deep breathing reminder

Outside of the studio, Mariana is mom to her 11 year old son and a 2 year old cat, a dancer, teacher, and organizer of Argentine tango events. She also loves to cook veggie dishes.

 
  Kelsey   Hometown: Annapolis, Maryland. NYC since 2006.  She loves that working at MBSY means meeting the yoga community and people of Washington Heights.  Favorite pose? Standing bow or tree. She often stands around in tree.  Kelsey loves to make fresh juice, smoothies, and necklaces for “Lowetied,” her natural Earth-energy jewelry brand.

Kelsey

Hometown: Annapolis, Maryland. NYC since 2006.

She loves that working at MBSY means meeting the yoga community and people of Washington Heights.

Favorite pose? Standing bow or tree. She often stands around in tree.

Kelsey loves to make fresh juice, smoothies, and necklaces for “Lowetied,” her natural Earth-energy jewelry brand.

  Vicki   Hometown: New York City  Vicky loves that MBSY offers Kundalini Yoga.  When not at the front desk, you can find Vicky enjoying the outdoors. She’s also a singer!

Vicki

Hometown: New York City

Vicky loves that MBSY offers Kundalini Yoga.

When not at the front desk, you can find Vicky enjoying the outdoors. She’s also a singer!

  Maria   Hometown: Washington Heights, New York, NY  Maria loves the beautiful tribe of awesome co workers and our regulars who attend class  Favorite yoga pose? One-legged pigeon pose!  In her spare time, Maria can be found writing cheesy poetry at your local coffee shop :)

Maria

Hometown: Washington Heights, New York, NY

Maria loves the beautiful tribe of awesome co workers and our regulars who attend class

Favorite yoga pose? One-legged pigeon pose!

In her spare time, Maria can be found writing cheesy poetry at your local coffee shop :)