Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness to pull another hand into the light.

~Norman B. Rice~

Nancy Candea

Founder and Director

Nancy has been practicing yoga since 1986 and teaching since 1997.  Her style of teaching reflects what she has learned from many senior-level teachers in the Iyengar, Ashtanga, Anusara and Integral styles of yoga.  Nancy is the founder and director of Yoga Impact and the Training Director of Kula for Karma.  Through these not-for-profit organizations, Nancy has taught yoga in jails, shelters, and cancer treatment centers, and brought yoga to the under-served: inmates, war veterans, the chronically ill, at-risk youth, the homeless, victims of abuse, and addicts.  She owned a yoga studio in Hawaii for 5 years, and has taught many yoga classes at gyms training professional athletes in Boulder, Colorado.  She is an Adjunct Professor at St. Elizabeth College.  She directs basic and advanced yoga teacher trainings in Boulder, at Princeton University, in Hawaii and in Northern NJ.  Her work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Yoga Therapy Today, Boulder Magazine, and Natural Awakenings in both Northern New Jersey and Boulder.

Board Members

Nancy Candea, Founder & President, CFO

Krista Wood, Vice President

Dodie Georgiades, Treasurer

Jamie Kay Discher, Secretary

Jan Wright

Michelle Barrett

Wendy Sefcik