Kamala Karen Guancione
Kamala Karen Guancione is a popular NJ artist, whose work has been exhibited worldwide. Karen Guancione has been awarded a Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Artists and Communities Grant, three New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowships, a Ford Foundation Grant, a Puffin Foundation Grant, and an Arts and Culture Exhibition Grant from the Nathan Cummings Foundation. Her work has been exhibited worldwide and is in numerous public and private collections. Her interdisciplinary art includes large-scale installations, performance, sculpture, printmaking, papermaking, book arts, and video. She has curated many exhibitions, is an adjunct professor of art at the State University of New York (SUNY Purchase), Montclair State University, and Middlesex County Community College, and has been a visiting artist and lecturer at Pratt Institute, Rutgers University, and numerous schools and institutions in the United States and abroad. For over a decade she has served as artistic director/guest curator of the annual New Jersey Book Arts Symposium and Exhibition. She is the first time recipient of the Erena Rae Award for Art and Social Justice. A long time Integral Yoga teacher, she has shared her skills as an artist by decorating the Satchidananda Ashram in Virginia for many special events and now has teamed up with Reverend Premajyothi to provide students a rich creative experience in the arts.
Rev. Premajyothi DeviE-RYT-500, C-IAYT
Rev. Premajyothi Devi is a certified Integral Yoga Instructor for Meditation, Cardiac, Children’s, Pre-natal, Post-Partum, Raja Yoga as well as Beginner and Intermediate Hatha Yoga. Premajyothi also is a certified Basic Yoga Teacher Trainer, helping to offer the great teachings of Integral Yoga to the next generation of yoga teachers. On August 19, 2006, she deepened her commitment to Sri Swami Satchidananda and the teachings of Integral Yoga, and became an Integral Yoga Minister. She is available for Weddings, Memorial Services, House Blessings, Baby Blessings, Ecumenical Services, Spiritual Counseling, and wherever the universal teachings of yoga are requested.