The Team @InnerLight
AnnMarie Shirley - Owner/Self-Care Specialist
"Thank you for visiting InnerLight! Please allow me to help you find the proper care you need to achieve your wellness goals. Whether recovering from an injury or planning a preventative maintenance regimen, InnerLight and it's affiliates offer a variety of services."
Julian Broughton - Licensed Massage Therapist
Julian graduated the Swedish Institute for Massage Therapy in 2005, and is a licensed massage therapist in New York State. Julian also holds an Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy. Julian specializes in neck and shoulder massage as well as hip work, to alleviate Sciatica, ITB and other lower extremity issues. He has extensive knowledge with deep tissue, Swedish, sports, medical, shiatsu, and cranio-sacral treatments.
Available Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays.
Veronica Renzo - Licensed Massage Therapist
Veronica is a graduate of the Hudson Valley School of Massage Therapy and a member of NCBTMB. She also holds a BA from Marist College. Veronica offers a wonderful combination of therapeutic and treatment massage. She uses her intuition and education to provide her clients with the most effective treatments she can. Veronica is kind and compassionate and treats every client as an individual, giving him or her complete experience for mind, body and soul.
Available Saturday, Sunday & after 5pm weeknights.
Laura Mortensen - Licensed Massage Therapist
Laura graduated from The Center of Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy in April 2012. She received her NY State License March 2013. Laura loves using deep tissue massage to help alleviate stress and muscle adhesions. She also enjoys doing energy healing by balancing the chakras of the body, as well as practicing Shiatsu. By blending Western and Eastern theories, Laura enjoys bringing balance and harmony to each client through mind, body, and soul.
Available Tuesdays through Thursdays & Saturdays by appointment.
Joe Caponi - Licensed Massage Therapist
Joseph has an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Massage Therapy from Columbia-Green Community College, NY. He chose a career in massage to assist and educate people in living a pain-free life. Joseph has had recent training in both western medical massage and eastern techniques and theories. He practices five-element shiatsu, deep tissue, swedish and sports massage. He is well equipped to assist clients with problems including pain and discomfort which often interfere with daily life.
Available by appointment:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Diane Budds - Licensed Massage Therapist
Diane graduated from the Finger
Lakes School of Massage, Ithaca NY in 2007,
and is a licensed massage therapist in New York State.
Diane is also certified in both Reiki and IET (Integrated Energy Therapy®). She
utilizes her extensive knowledge in these areas to provide an amazing healing
experience. She applies these techniques to heal everything from sciatica to
migraines, from back pain to vertigo. Her amazing intuition and sincere concern
for her craft allows every client to walk away from their session feeling healed,
relaxed and energized.
Jenn Kocur- Esthetician
Jenn graduated from Capri Cosmetology in June 2013. She studied in the Esthetics program where she specializes in facials, waxing, body treatments, and makeup. Jenns priority is to deliver a relaxing experience with a gentle touch to her clients.
Available: Tuesday-Friday 3:00pm-6:30 pm
and Saturday by appointment
Danielle Albrecht - Esthetician
Danielle is an Esthetician who recently graduated from Ridley Lowell. She specializes in facials and likes to customize each treatment based on her clients needs. She also does waxing and obtains knowledge of MLD- Manual Lymph Drainage. Her goal is to give relaxation and comfort to all her clients.
Available Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-3pm
Carissa Cullen-Eidel- Reiki Master
is a trained and certified Reiki Master serving the Hudson
Valley Region of New York. In October 2013, she received her initiation
to the Master level of the Usui Reiki Natural System of Healing. Carissa is also a
Certified Hypnobabies Instructor, Certified Hypno-Doula and a Wellness
Advocate with doTERRA Essential Oils. Reiki
is a practice, and Carissa incorporates the energy healing practice of
Reiki into all aspects of her life by way of daily self-treatment, and
sending distant Reiki to join her energy with other healers toward the
highest good of humanity and planet Earth. Carissa's presence puts her
clients at east, and those who receive Reiki from her commonly
experience very pleasing and powerful benefits. She is dedicated to
helping others with any aspect of their physical, mental, emotional and
spiritual well-being. Carissa's healing experience has proven Reiki to
be a fantastic technique for promoting self-healing, comfort, deep
relaxation, balance and well-being on all levels, at any age.
Shihan Mike Skinner: Will be Guest instructor occasionally
Degree Black Belt in World Oyama Karate. From the New Paltz, NY World Oyama Karate Dojo.
Sempai Mike Polito:
Degree Black Belt in World Oyama Karate. He has competed in Kata and
Semi Knockdown competitions. He has been a student of Shihan Skinner
since 1986. Before that, he has studied Fu Jow Pai Kung Fu, Okinawa
Kempo and Iaido (Japanese Sword Drawing). He currently continues he
training in World Oyama Karate under Shihan Mike Skinner at the New
Paltz, NY Dojo.
Sempai Dan Paradies
Degree Black Belt in World Oyama Karate. Sempai Dan has competed in
both Semi Knockdown Fighting and Kata Competitions, and has taken won
many of his tournaments. He currently continues he training in World
Oyama Karate under Shihan Mike Skinner at the New Paltz, NY Dojo.
Stephanie Paniccia - Zumba Instructor
Stephanie is a Zumba Instructor here at Innerlight Health Spa. She became certified in May of 2010 and have been a part of the Innerlight family since June of 2010. Zumba is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. I love teaching Zumba classes. The reason is simple: Every class feels like a party! Come join her and you'll see what she means. You don't even have to know how to dance. Just move your body and follow her lead. It's easy! Check out her class schedule, and be prepared to shake, shimmy, salsa, and sweat towards your personal goals!
Teaches Wednesday 7pm, and Sat 9am
Kraig with a 'K' - Certified Yoga Teacher and Spa Reconstructionist Under the direction of Michael Stein of Ashtanga of New Paltz, Kraig earned his Yoga Teacher Certification with the goal of helping others achieve wellness through yoga. While still recovering from numerous sports-related traumas and debilitating injuries to his spine, he found yoga to be the answer to repair both physical and mental traumas we sustain.
He teaches a Warm Vinyasa-style of yoga in which the studio is heated between 80-85 degrees, allowing for the release of toxins and the ability of each student to go deeper into postures with less risk of injury. His class size is limited to 10 students so that proper attention is paid to each person. Sundays at 12:00pm & Wednesdays at 5:30pm.
Juliana Machado - A native of Brazil, Juliana moved to New York in 2000 when her yoga journey started. Juliana considers herself to be a lifelong student who is lucky enough to share and teach her lessons learned on this sacred science with all those who wish to receive it. I hope you can make it and I look forward to seeing you at Inner Light. Perfect space for the sacred practic
Lisa "Ayleeza" Quattrochi; approaches
her dance as the way she lives her life, an expression of her spirit
and soul. Ayleeza likes to pass this joy onto her students. She has
been training in Middle Eastern dance for 20 yrs, and drumming for 24
magazine featured her as a Belly Dance Teacher in April 2006. And she
rocked the 2011 Boston Viva La Diva Pageant and won in the "IMPROV SOLO
TO LIVE MUSIC" category.
loves to teach movement with gypsy skirt and cane. This is a fun class
that is built on group connection and the joy of belly dance.
Ashley "Reshkiga" Enright - Belly Dance
Ashley "Reshkiga" Enright has been belly dancing on and off for 8 years and loves to continue to learn and explore. She draws inspiration from all forms of belly dance and has adopted a fusion style with elements of tribal, cabaret, and theatrical as well as elements of modern dance. She has enjoyed a range of performance opportunities from dancing at festival to stage produtions.
As a reflection of the warmth she has experienced within the belly dance community she will be teaching an open level class to bring together dancers of all shapes, ages and abilities. Each class a short choreography will be taught and adapted to the needs of the individual. Movements will range from the slow and sensuous to dramatic, fast paced and flirty. She looks forward to sharing the workout, artistry and fun the dance offers to all!
Lourdes Cruz - Adult & Children Dance Instruction
I began teaching social and competitive dance in 1998 at Fred Astaire's Dance Studio. Following several years of competing and coaching, I began exploring the variety of dance and music that encompass Salsa/Mambo. It did not take long to fall hopelessly in love with the richness of the rhythms and freedom for the movement. I currently continue my work at Fred Astaire's Dance Studios where I teach students ages three and up. I recently have begun intensive work on the dynamics of partnership and balance in the various styles of Salsa, Argentine Tango, and West Coast Swing.
Kathy Krumm of Posh & Polished Nail Care
Kathy has been a licensed nail technician for 16 years. Her love of nails lead her to start "Posh & Polished."Posh & Polished is a solo owned & operated NAIL CARE spa located upstairs...inside the InnerLight Health Spa. Why choose Posh & Polished for your NAIL CARE needs?
-It is not your typical, noisy, crowded nail salon...but a private, intimate space for the ultimate in person attention. Constantly strive to provide professional, consistent, and quality NAIL CARE while keeping up with the latest trends and techniques.
-Maintain high standards in sanitation & cleanliness of nail tools following NYS guidelines for the safety of each client.
-New files and buffers are used on each client and individually stored for future use.
-Individual pedicure liners are used and disposed of after each pedicure.
-All metal tools are sanitized in a hospital grade disinfectant.
-Specialize in natural nail care services- SHELLAC, hand painted nail art, manicures, pedicures, spa manicures, & spa pedicures.
OPEN by appointment ONLY.
(Early morning & late night appointments available by request)
Kathy's NAIL CARE Services are available...
"Get your SPARKLE on at Posh & Polished!"