Guiding LIght Yoga


Arlene Stark Prisco, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, an avid yoga practitioner for over 20 years, received her 500 hour certification with YOGAspirit® Studios and has over 2,000 hours of yoga teaching experience. She has trained with several mentors in the Iyengar tradition including formal students of Patricia Walden and has been teaching since 2007. As an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, Arlene combines Iyengar and YOGAspirit®-inspired asana with a nurturing philosophical focus and she is also a Certified IAYT Yoga Therapist. Through the teaching of yoga, Arlene has been serving the Martha's Vineyard community for the past 9 years. Before coming to Martha’s Vineyard, she taught at Your Community Yoga Center in Hamden, Connecticut. Arlene has brought her mission of “making yoga accessible to all” to many diverse settings on the island including yoga studios, churches, hospitals and nursing facilities as well as her home studio. A lighthearted but dedicated student of yoga, Arlene brings warmth and compassion into her classes, encouraging students at all stages of their practice.  In addition, her 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry provides Arlene with a rich perspective and basis to teach the transformational practice of yoga uniting body, mind and spirit.