Yoga Academy provides programs, day-long events, workshops, classes, and trainings for organizations, corporations, schools, groups, and individuals, throughout New York City.

Dathonie Pinto, Owner and CEO

Yoga Alliance Since 2002
Designations: RCYT®, RYT® 200, E-RYT® 200
Certified Trauma Informed Yoga

Dathonie Pinto is a sought after health and fitness specialist,  personal trainer, accomplished athlete, and yoga instructor.

Her journey started at age 7 when she studied to become a ballerina. At 12 years old she added running to her regimen and participated in many marathon events. Later on she discovered yoga; she fell in love with the practice and became a certified Hot Yoga Instructor.

Dathonie has over 20 years of experience teaching boot camp, fitness classes and personal training running and yoga in New York City. She has an extensive background yoga, meditation and mindfulness- coaching in mind body spirit wellnessas well as specialty in vegan nutrition.

With a philosophy based on compassion, integrity, example and adherence it is not surprising that her current mantra is, “Strength is the product of struggle. You must do what others don’t, in order to achieve what others won’t.”

Yoga Academy Offers

  • Yoga for Children
  • Yoga For Adults
  • Meditation
  • Yoga to end Gun Violence
  • Corporate Yoga
  • Private Yoga Classes
  • Yoga Prescriptions
  • Group Classes
  • Hot Yoga
  • Private, Corporate, and Public Events
  • Trainings

Our Mission

A commitment to our future leaders, innovators, and visionaries.

Our mission is to affect sustainable change through accessible programming that effectively improves the physical and mental health of communities worldwide.

Through evidence-based training, classes, and resources, Yoga Education equips individuals with yoga and mindfulness tools to improve their own wellness and the lifelong health of the children and teens they work with.

Our Vision

Supporting the physical and mental health of communities worldwide.

We envision a future where schools are seedbeds of health and happiness. Where educators coach and embody lifelong well-being and social-emotional competencies through dynamic teaching. Where students learn life skills to cultivate mind-body wellness in tandem with academic success.

At Yoga Education (Charter School) we are dedicated to making the vision a reality.

Learn more about how Yoga Academy can spur you or your organization, school, or business toward mind-body wellness.

We can’t wait to hear from you!