Payal Parekh is one of New York’s most celebrated yoga and meditation authorities. A 500-hour nationally certified Vinyasa-based yoga teacher, Payal offers guests restorative experiences as The Knickerbocker’s newest Fitness and Wellness Curator. Her passion for movement was enriched by intensive training as a student of Modern Dance and Ballet at Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University. Payal is also a first-degree practitioner of Reiki. Other modalities include aromatherapy, body scan, restorative posturing, and breath work. In addition to current residencies at Exhale and Floating Lotus in New York City, Payal also works with cancer patients at The Alvin + Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute in Baltimore, Maryland.
From one-on-one yoga sessions to team building mindfulness activities, allow our concierge to organize an experience with Payal to elevate your visit.