Balance is a very special yoga studio, and it is with great pride that we can share the many tools of yoga to enhance and enrich each one of us, both individually, as well as collectively. Balance is also a Wellness Center, providing a multitude of holistic services to support and encourage optimum health and wellness to all people.
Our mission is to continue to serve and provide you with a variety of services, workshops and continuing education to further explore this bountiful quest of self discovery. Offering massage therapy, ayurveda, acupuncture, reiki energy work, yoga therapy, vedic chanting, sound healing and yoga philosophy study.
“ Within the city of Brahman, which is the body, there is the heart,
and within the heart there is a little house. This house has the shape of a lotus,
and within it dwells that which is to be sought after, inquired about, and realized. ”— Chandogya Upanishad 8:1:1,2
STACY PLASKE, E-RYT 500
Stacy is the founder and owner of Balance Yoga & Healing Arts Center in Huntington, NY since 2002. She is an E-RYT500 (Registered Yoga Teacher) having graduated from The Long Island Yoga Teacher’s Training Institute as well as the Healing Yoga Foundation teacher training program (Krishnamacharya Lineage) and has been teaching yoga and running Balance Yoga & Healing Arts Center for over a decade. Stacy has and continues to study the science of yoga extensively and she honors many Hatha Yoga traditions, particularly the Ashtanga Yoga Method as taught by the late Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. Stacy received Pattabhi Jois’ blessing to teach the Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga in 2006 and in 2012 received her Level II Authorization from Sharath Jois to teach both the Primary & Intermediate Series of Ashtanga Yoga.
Stacy recently returned home from spending roughly a 5 month stay in Boulder, CO studying Ashtanga Yoga with Richard Freeman, Mary Taylor & staff at The Yoga Workshop. (www.yogaworkshop.com) There she practiced daily Mysore Ashtanga Yoga & meditation, took special workshops and classes with Richard Freeman, and studied Sanskrit & Vedic Chanting with one of their senior teachers. Through her continued studies of Yoga Sutra, Asana, Pranayama, & Vedic Chanting both in India and the U.S., Stacy is extremely dedicated to sharing the powerful and transformative tools of yoga with her students. She makes sure to meet and support each student where they are on their path.
Stacy is a truly inspirational teacher whose love and application of yogic principles shines through in all aspects of her being. Stacy is also the co-creator of the Ultimate Energy Cleanse, a 7-day life changing whole body cleansing program.. She is a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City.