International Yoga Instructor.
Transformational Retreat Leader.
Yoga with Chaz School Founder.
Yoga Business Consultant.
Sisters Yoga Founder.
Yoga Coach for Athletes.
Multifaceted yoga business expert, devoted yoga teacher with over 25 years experience, and international transformational retreat leader, Chaz’s popular bi-coastal classes, sold-out global retreats, and business consulting services are known for facilitating life-changing results and being one helluva good time!
She believes yoga should not be serious, as life is serious enough. Although Chaz takes a lighter approach, she is serious when it comes to capitalizing on the healing benefits yoga affords. Chaz asks her students and business clients to ask themselves tough questions, all the while exposing them to accessible spirituality and profound healing. She believes yoga and "doing the work" is designed to open us, raise our consciousness, free us from the cages of our ego and fear, and help us get out of our own way so that we can evolve into the happy and successful person we are meant to be.
A true Jersey girl and celebrity yoga teacher, Chaz teaches with a level of irreverently reverent humor and insight. Through a lively, eclectic playlist, and spirituality- infused creative sequencing, she encourages people to discover their own yoga and ways in which to express themselves through their movement.
Often loosely referred to as a "Yogi to the the Stars", an extensive list of celebrity clients have enjoyed Chaz's classes over the years, although she upholds their privacy. She is grateful to also have a long roster of happy corporate yoga clients.
Additionally, Chaz serves as a Yoga Coach for athletes and teams on the pro, college, high school, and community levels, where she serves as a secret weapon in the competitive sport world.
Named Best New LA Yoga Instructor in LA Family Magazine, she was featured on The Dr. Phil Show, ABC7, and in Discover The Gift, a movie featuring HH Dalai Lama, Rev. Michael Beckwith, Marianne Williamson, and other spiritual leaders. A lululemon ambassador and Yoga Gives Back Ambassador, she models for yoga companies such as Bhakti Ware and YogaWorks.
It all began when Chaz was introduced to the benefits of yoga as an adolescent. As a 14-year-old model rife with body image issues and various eating disorders, Chaz found peace on her yoga mat. Chaz graduated from Rutgers College with Highest Honors with a degree in Genetics and high hopes of a PhD. Although she enjoyed the discipline inherent in the academic research world, she felt a deeper calling. Chaz then met her teacher, Gurmukh Noury of Yoga of India, who saw a unique light in her. Gurmukh went on to convince Chaz to become a yoga teacher and enroll in his teacher training program. In addition to yoga, visualization, and deep relaxation techniques, Chaz learned the very rewarding and healing practice of Thai yoga massage. She received her 500 hour certification from The Art of Yoga in Modesto.
In 2006, Chaz founded Sisters Yoga and Yoga with Chaz School (200 hour Yoga Alliance certified). Having sold the company, Chaz now serves as a yoga business consultant for yoga studios all across the globe looking to boost and build their business and community.
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Chaz had the great privilege of serving as "Spiritual Adviser" and Music Supervisor on her student Susan Walter's (writer/director) film "ALL I WISH ," starring Sharon Stone, Tony Goldwyn, Ellen Burstyn, Gilles Marini, Famke Jansenn, etc.. It was a great honor to integrate into the soundtrack the music of her student and singer-songwriter extraordinaire Jennifer Foster. She is so proud of these 2 most extraordinary women and humbled by their courage to share their gifts with the world. It's SUCH a beautiful film.
(RADIO SHOW INTERVIEW)
I am so honored to have been interviewed by Shaman Randi Maggid for her new radio show on healthylife.net . The title of our interview: "The climb toward a whole-hearted life." In it, I get really personal as to the ways the various struggles in my life have shaped and defined who I am and why I am so compelled to help and be of service. Life hasn't been easy, (understatement) but it's from the place of breaking, loss, and falling apart that I strive to help others put back together the jagged pieces of their life- a beautiful mosaic is built and whole-hearted life is created. We do it one retreat at a time.
Randi and I had a blast in this interview. We always do. Everything we do together is always revealing, deep, and FUN! So grateful to have the privilege of collaborating with this woman on retreats all over the world. Randi's breathwork experiences are simply and truly life changing.
For a list of her interviews, including ours:
Chaz talks to ABC's Lori Corbin about how yoga is for EVERY BODY.
Discover The Gift is the remarkable feature-length documentary film that explores the basic but vital reality that there are Gifts in each person that are simply awaiting discovery.
Chaz felt the great honor to share yoga and its benefits in this film. Influential transformational leaders such as His Holiness Dalai Lama, Marianne Williamson, Dr. Reverend Michael Beckwith (The Secret) and more guide viewers on a journey toward joy and fulfillment.