Margabandhu Martarano has served as Director of the New Jersey IYI, at the request of Sri Swami Satchidananda, for over 35 years when classes first began and a food co-op opened in Garfield, NJ. Margabandhu is a Senior Certified Integral Yoga Instructor, proficient in all aspects of Yoga, having learned directly from Gurudev in the early years. Professionally, Margabandhu has a BA in Education and is a Certified Massage Therapist, specializing in Acupressure and Reflexology, and a Master Herbalist, having studied with many experts over the years including: Viktoras Kulivinskas, Smoky Santillo and Dr. Ralph Alan Dale.
Rev. Jaganath Carrera is a senior Disciple of Sri Swami Satchidananda and an Integral Yoga Minister with over 30 years teaching experience in the various branches, practices and theories of Yoga. He has been a principle speaker and coordinator of many Integral Yoga Teacher Training Programs in Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga and Meditation.
Rev. Jagadish Ruttler is a dedicated student and teacher of Integral Yoga. A Senior Instructor with over 13 years experience, he is a certified Raja Yoga and Meditation Instructor and holds certifications in Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels of Hatha Yoga. On August 19, 2006, he deepened his commitment to Sri Swami Satchidananda and the teachings of Integral Yoga, and became an Integral Yoga Minister. Along with his commitment to sharing the teachings of Integral Yoga, Jagadish is a Certified Massagae Therapist Acupressure Practitioner, Reflexology and Reiki (Master/Teacher).
Rev. Premajyothi Devi is a certified Integral Yoga Instructor for Cardiac, Children’s, Pre-natal, Post-Partum, Raja Yoga and Beginner Hatha Yoga. On August 19, 2006, she deepened her commitment to Sri Swami Satchidananda and the teachings of Integral Yoga, and became an Integral Yoga Minister. She is available for Weddings, Memorial Services, House Blessings, Baby Blessings, Ecumenical Services, Spiritual Counseling, and wherever the universal teachings of yoga are requested.
Patrick Brown graduated St. Anselm’s College in 1970 with a B.A. in Urban Studies. He was inspired by a friend and former IYI instructor Jack Patten to practice yoga back in 1975. In 2002 Patrick was re-inspired and became a certified Integral Yoga Instructor. Recently, Patrick completed Intermediate Yoga Teacher Training, enabling him to teach a more advanced level of yoga postures. His classes exhibit his proficiency and his commitment to Integral Yoga through his service.