BACKGROUND

Originally from NYC, and transported from Los Angeles, CA, Sherry Sidoti-Rego has lived on Martha’s Vineyard, MA since 2002. She offers private and group yoga, teacher training, yoga retreats and one-on-one mentoring to many wonderful humans from around the world. Sherry weaves in the spirit, magic and integrity of the yoga teachings and the practice of self awareness without taking it all too seriously. Sherry is particularly drawn to the change that is experienced through yoga – the “play” within the body; to use breath and movement, to get to know ourselves and our nature better; and to purify the body and mind stuff so we can be more in our truth. Sherry is humbled by the process of unfolding – peeling through layers – and is stricken by the sweet power of quiet mind and seat. 

Her musings are hosted by a number of magazines and periodicals; including her Seasonal Sanity column in The Martha's Vineyard Times and, There’s No Place Like Ohm a column for Heart & Soul Magazine where she was a guest author from 2015-2017. She has published articles and stories in Elephant Journal, Anthropology & Humanism Quarterly, and Om Body, as well as being a guest on numerous podcasts including: Twisted Times and What Matters Most. She writes with feeling and devotion in ode to making her way through life with one foot grounded on earth and the other lifting towards spirit.

Sherry won First Place 2021 for her creative-nonfiction essay, Mosaics, with the Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing. She is currently working on her first Memoir. 

Sherry has more than 2500 Yoga Training hours with specialty certifications in Atma Holistic Yoga, Yin, Forrest, Prenatal/PostNatal, Sivananda, Vinyasa/Hatha, Yoga for Healing Trauma, Yoga Psychology and Svaroopa Yoga. . She is the founder and Lead Teacher of FLY Yoga School, an Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Program on Martha’s Vineyard. And developed FLY Outreach Programs, a not-for-profit wing that offers yoga and mediation at the Dukes County House of Corrections, as well as several community partnerships that offer wellness programs for Substance Use Disorder and Recovery.

Sherry is most devoted to her greatest teacher, her son Miles, whose love, sensitivity, sense of humor, and wisdom illuminates her path.

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Sherry holds a BA in Anthropology from Hampshire College, a Masters Degree in Museum Education from New York University, is a certified Labor Doula through DONA International and is a Certified Recovery Coach through the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy©, an intensive training academy focusing on providing individuals with the skills need to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or sustain long-term recovery from addiction.