Faculty

Directors

We created Soma Samadhi Yoga & Dance to support the well-being of our community. Our studio is a place where adults, children, and families can come to rejuvenate their mind, body, and spirit as well as explore their creativity. Our wellness programs and classes offer movement that is safe and physically therapeutic in a fun and upbeat atmosphere. It is our greatest pleasure to support all who enter our space in their journey toward a greater sense of peace, love, and joy!

Alexa Lane Dance Professional

Alexa has a lifetime of experience in the Performing Arts, Fitness, and Wellness industries. As a professional dancer, singer, and actress, Alexa performed in a variety of musical theatre, television, and film productions in the United States and Europe. Her credits include: Sweet Charity (Tour), Singin’ in the Rain (Tour), Sugar Babies (Regional), My One and Only (Regional), The Runner Stumbles (NYC), The Matchmaker (NYC), Street Scene (Teatro Regio, Torino, Italy), and Days of Our Lives.

Alexa is a proud member of the theatrical unions Actors’ Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA. She...

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Andrew Lane Yoga Teacher

Andrew has enjoyed a 25 year career in the Yoga & Healing Industry. He has owned and operated three yoga studios and was one of the first Certified Reiki Masters in Connecticut. He is an Experienced Registered Yoga Instructor through Yoga Alliance and is 500 Hr certified through the Bikram Yoga College of India. Andrew has trained with Sean Corne, Bryan Kest, Bikram Choudhury, Jimmy Barkan, and Gary Kraftsow.

During the 1990’s, Andrew studied Siddha Yoga, participating in various intensives with spiritual leaders and teachers. Andrew is a deeply connected teacher and has worked...

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Team Members

Julia Diacri Hot Yoga Teacher

Yoga Instructor

Julia is a beloved Hot Yoga Teacher who has been teaching Classic Hot Yoga for many years in Fairfield County at a number of vibrant studios. She combines her love for music with her love for yoga and delivers her signature, high vibe Hot Yoga Music classes. In her Classic Hot Yoga classes her instruction is caring and kind and perfect for all levels.

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Taylor Auer

Yoga Instructor

Taylor is a Registered Yoga Teacher 200 based out of Fairfield, Connecticut. The tools she has gained through yoga have altered her life in such an amazing way, which is why she is so passionate and interested in sharing her knowledge of breath and movement. ​Her teaching style allows you to make your practice your own. She combines pranayama, asana, and meditation in an environment that creates peace and balance.

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Pamela Lisi

Jazz, Dance Fitness

Pamela Lisi is a dancer of many years. She first started dancing at the age of three at Andrea Smith Stratford’s dance studio, Connecticut Dance. She studied Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Irish Step (Hard shoe and soft shoe), Pointe, Hip- Hop, and modern dance there. While attending she received a junior and a Senior All around Dance Scholarship. She then continued to further her education in dance at Dean College, where she performed in Dance Company...

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Cardio Dance

Dijon Whyte is a graduate from Adelphi University receiving his BFA in Dance. At a young age he was inspired by tap dance, which led him to a variety of dance styles. Over the years he fell in love with other styles; Jazz, Hip-Hop, Modern, Ballet, Contemporary and West African. As his enjoyment for dance grew, he developed an excitement for health and wellness. He has been physically training for the past 10 years, helping friends,...

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Alejandro ballet teacher

Ballet & Contemporary

International dancer Alejandro Ulloa began his professional career in Managua, Nicaragua. Under the direction of Maestro William Herrera, Alejandro quickly became principal dancer of Gran Ballet Quetzaltnahuatl. Alejandro trained at the Escuela Nacional de Ballet, and then joined the Compañía Ballet de Nicaragua where he became a principal dancer. In 2010, Alejandro was invited to be part of the contemporary company Danza...

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