5 Must-Follow NJ Yoga Instagram Celebs

Some of Instagram's hottest yoga stars call New Jersey home.

Laura Kasperzak, 39

laurasykora
@laurasykora
1.1 million followers
Hometown: Lincoln Park
Favorite Yoga Pose:  Handstand
Studio: The Co-Op at North Jersey Muay Thai, Lodi
Trivia: Her 7-year-old “mini” yogi daughter (@minilaurasykora) has 40K Instagram followers.

Yulady Saluti, 37

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@yulady
88.2 K followers
Hometown: Howell
Favorite Yoga Pose: Downward Dog
Studios: Inlet Yoga, Manasquan; Yoga Peace Kula, Howell; Barre & Soul NJ, Spring Lake Heights
Trivia: Born in Medellin, Colombia; breast cancer survivor; wears a colostomy bag. She’s married to another Instagram celeb, Gerald Saluti (below).

Gerald Saluti, 49

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@geraldsaluti
66.6 K followers
Hometown: Howell
Favorite yoga pose: Downward Dog
Studios: Inlet Yoga, Manasquan; Yoga Peace Kula, Howell; Barre & Soul NJ, Spring Lake Heights
Trivia: Former lawyer turned yogi; teaches yoga to the Rutgers lacrosse teams and field hockey team. He’s married to another Instagram celeb, Yulady Saluti (above).

Sarah Shakti, 30

sarah-shakti
@sarahshaktiyoga
30 K followers
Hometown: Brick
Favorite yoga pose: Triangle Pose
Studios: Xhale Hot Yoga, Point Pleasant Beach; Center for Health & Healing, Toms River
Trivia: Started practicing yoga in 2003 to cope with symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Jessie Shapiro, 30

jessie-shapiro
@yogawithjessie
6 K followers
Hometown: Morristown
Favorite Yoga Pose: Headstand
Studios: Powerflow locations; Summus Body Mind, Morristown; Be Well Morristown
Trivia: Her golden retriever Kaia is an Instagram celebrity too (@thegoldenkaia).

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