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Jai Sugrim

Yoga Contributor

Jai Sugrim has worked in the health and fitness industry for 21 years. He is a C.S.C.S (certified strength and conditioning specialist) an L.M.T. (NYS licensed massage therapist) and a Yoga and mindfulness teacher. Jai has worked with many professional athletes, including the New York Yankees, during the 2000 and 2001 seasons, where he was given a 2000 World Series Championship ring as the Yankees defeated the Mets in the World Series Championship. Jai is also the creator and host of Yoga Sutra Now, a 65 episode Television Show on Z Living which airs in many different countries including the U.S., Russia, Egypt, Australia and Morocco. He has been featured in Psychology Today, The New York Times, and on The Today Show. Jai currently teaches health and wellness to high school students at Frederick Douglas Academy in Harlem, through the Sonima Foundation and Ashtanga Yoga at Brooklyn Yoga Club with Eddie Stern.

Jai has completed three NYC marathons, run in hundreds of other road races, plays basketball, lifts weights, practices Ashtanga yoga and loves moving to good house music! He combines the principles of macrobiotic nutrition with aspects of ayurveda to create the most effective nutritional plans for optimum performance and recovery. Jai has studied at length with Alex Jack, Bettina Zumdick, and Edward Esko of the Kushi Instutite for Macrobiotics in Lennox Ma. He has also been a member of the AYNY/BKNY yoga community since 2008.

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