Joan Stenzler


Joan Stenzler is a Certified Kripalu Yoga teacher, wholistic healer and practicing psychotherapist who specializes in helping students develop a yoga practice that feels comfortable, supportive and fun! Her teaching style is filled with warmth, humor and compassion, inviting students to listen deeply and honor the body’s infinite wisdom.

Joan teaches deeply relaxing Gentle yoga classes and shows her students how to bring compassion, awareness and presence to their practice. Her classes include beautiful music, poetry readings, focus on individual postures, proper alignment and benefits, posture flows designed to open and expand energy, pranayama to steady the mind and draw ones attention inward, and beautiful, intuitive guided meditations during our sessions together.

Suitable for all students whether beginners or those with some yoga experience!

Joan is also the Director of The Institute for Helping Professionals, a holistic consulting firm dedicated to teaching health professionals ways to communicate effectively with their patients, improve the quality of care they provide and increase satisfaction at work!

For info about IHP and our programs, go to:

Yoga Style


Theraputic Focus

Yoga for Anxiety, Yoga for Arthritis, Yoga for Insomnia, Yoga for Lower Back Pain, Yoga for Mental Health, Yoga Therapy


I am a 500 hour Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher. I have also done some training with Joseph LePage in his Integrative Yoga Therapy program.

184-17 Union Turnpike
Fresh Meadows, NY 11366
United States