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Discover Our Sanctuary
About Darshana Yoga Center

For over two decades, Darshana, a not-for-profit organization, has been dedicated to educating, supporting, and inspiring the community. Our vision is to cultivate a sacred and loving space where students can embody the ancient teachings of yoga, fostering accessibility for all, regardless of size, age, or limitations.


Yoga Darshana Center, a non-commercial studio, exudes a warm, peaceful, and friendly environment. Serving as a safe and nurturing sanctuary, it's a space for students to feel at home, ground themselves, connect, grow, and embrace their true selves. Your continued support is deeply appreciated, as generous contributions help sustain this beautiful community studio. As a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, all donations are tax-deductible.

Meet Your Teachers
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Regina Chaeli
Founder • ERYT-200, RYT 500, YACEP

Regina is the Director of the 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training Program. She is a registered nurse, holistic practitioner, yoga and meditation instructor and spiritual counselor. Regina has studied with many great teachers over the past 30 years including Joan Shivarpita Harrigan, Swami Chandrasekharanand Saraswati and Richard Miller. Her education in yoga consists of traditional methods of meditation, philosophy, trauma sensitive yoga, yoga therapy, Yin Yoga, Iyengar Yoga and postures, incorporated with current science and research. 

Regina’s love for yoga has propelled her into opening Darshana and establishing East Neck Yoga & Wellness. She is the grounding force of YDC and her gift is to understand life situations clearly and create a clear path for solutions. 

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Matthew Pecorella
Director • RYT 500

Matthew is the Director at Darshana, a not-for-profit organization founded in 2001. He has been practicing and teaching yoga, eastern philosophy and meditation for over 20 years with special training in restorative yoga and yoga nidra meditation with Richard Miller. Matthew is a reiki healer, ordained minister and aroma freedom technique practitioner. His most dear teachers are Joan Shivarpita Harrigan and Swami Chandrasekharanand Saraswati from Patanjali Kundalini Yoga Care.  

Matthew's specialty is working individually with students with Integrative Meditation. This unique practice has shown great success moving through obstacles and allowing for a greater sense of inner and outer freedom. 

Dive into Wellness at our Studio
with Yoga Classes, Meditation, and other healing modalities
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Join a Yoga Class

Our yoga classes are thoughtfully curated to cater to all levels of experience, making them accessible and enriching for everyone. Prior online registration is mandatory for all attendees. Embrace the exclusive privilege of regular access to a diverse array of classes by becoming one of our valued members.

Become a Member

Unlock exclusive access to unlimited yoga classes and embrace a transformative wellness journey by becoming a member at Darshana. Enjoy the flexibility to attend classes that align with your interests, guided by certified instructors within our warm and supportive community.

Upcoming Events

Join our vibrant community at Yoga Darshana Center for enriching upcoming events that nurture your mind, body, and soul. Embody the harmony – be a part of our community and experience the transformation firsthand.

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