Board of Directors
Ellie Beeler, Program/Administrative Consultant and Web Site Administrator
Alison Brant, Financial Consultant
The board meets as needed, usually once a month.
Board Officer Bios:
Linda Smith, Co-President, is a native of Canton NY. After raising her two daughters she decide to try Yoga. She started with Yoga in the Park, then Community Yoga and has since tried many different teacher's classes. Linda says, "Adding Yoga to my other regular fitness routines helps with my posture, core strength, flexibility and relaxation. I was honored when asked to volunteer for the Yoga Loft Board to help with fund raising and future plans of the Yoga Loft."
Karen O'Brien, Co-President and Secretary
Robin Gagliardi, Treasurer, is a licensed mental health counselor in private practice in Canton, NY. She and her husband, Dan, moved here in 2002 with their three children, Zach, Michael and Eric. Robin started experimenting with yoga as a form of stress reduction while working in foreign investment banking in NYC. Recently, she has become interested in developing a more holistic approach to healthy living which brings together physical and mental health. For Robin, Yoga is central to this effort. She is an avid participant and regularly attends classes offered through the Yoga Loft.