Yoga Teacher Training 500-hour Faculty

Infinite Light Yoga is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) through Yoga Alliance, offering both 200- and 500- hour Yoga Teacher Training programs. The strong reputation of our program is built on our team of experienced and knowledgeable yoga teachers that make up our 500-hr faculty. 100% of our Teacher Trainings are taught by ILY director, Tony Riposo and ILY senior teachers, Cindy Yaple and Sue Valerino. Collectively, our teachers bring their years of experience and expertise to each session, offering wisdom, guidance and mentoring as they pass on the spiritual teachings that have enriched their own lives.

TONY RIPOSO, Director of Infinite Light Yoga, E-RYT 500

I am the co-owner and Yoga Director at Infinite Light Center for Yoga and Wellness. I have been practicing and teaching yoga since 1987. I studied extensively at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, Massachusetts, and earned the certification title of Professional Level Kripalu Yoga Teacher, and I am a registered Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500.

For over 25 years, I taught as “Kripalu Yoga with Tony” before establishing Infinite Light Yoga. I bring over two decades of experience and devotion to the classes that I teach. My specialty is teaching the practices of yoga in an experiential way, seamlessly blending yogic philosophy, theory and practice as a form of self discovery. Read More…

CINDY YAPLE, Assistant Program Director, 200-hr Certified ILY Teacher, E-RYT-200

After exploring many venues for a holistic approach to wellness, I found yoga and it became my primary practice for spiritual and mental peace. Yoga offered me everything I had been searching for to help bring balance to my life. The sense of peace I felt after my first class changed my life forever.

Due to the profound changes I experienced in my personal life, I found myself drawn to becoming a yoga teacher so I could share my life-changing experiences with the world around me. Read more…

SUE VALERINO, 200-hr Certified ILY Teacher, RYT-200

As a physical therapist of 25 years and with advanced training in the areas of exercise physiology, orthopedics and geriatrics, pursuing a certification in yoga instruction was a natural progression of my education and training.

The foundation of my classes is a unique blend of yogic principles and exercise science; a venue in which I weave my knowledge and teaching together seamlessly in order to promote and facilitate optimal posture, alignment and movement patterns. Read more…

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