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Our Partners & Staff

Our team members are dedicated and passionate and come with an abundance of experience. Together we create a space with one goal in mind, build a community platform focused on growth, overall health and wellness and all things meant to be celebrated. 


Lisa DiNoia

Restorative Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance Certified

Lisa DiNoia, a Connecticut native, discovered yoga over 20 years ago at her mother's suggestion for flexibility and mindfulness. After a decade in NYC and Toronto, she returned to Connecticut in 2019 to reconnect with the yoga community. While initially drawn to the physical practice, Lisa soon embraced the conscious exploration of mind, body, and breath, delving into yoga philosophy.​She completed her 200-hour training in 2022 and restorative yoga training in 2024 under the guidance of Jennifer Daniels, Sharon Shanti, Loren Hardy, and Bethany Wallace. Lisa's classes seamlessly blend yoga traditions with modern life, offering sessions that are playful, introspective, and purposeful, energizing the body and nurturing the soul. She encourages the use of props, laughter, and curiosity. Outside of yoga, Lisa enjoys exploring Connecticut's natural beauty, crafting, hiking, cooking plant-based meals, and spending quality time with her husband and stepdaughter.​Join Lisa on Tuesdays for a 75-minute restorative yoga flow at the Buttonwood Tree in Downtown Middletown starting at 6:30 PM. Simply RSVP on Cingarden’s Website.


The Buttonwood Tree

Performing Arts Center

The Buttonwood Tree, our local performing arts center located at Downtown Middletown, is a non-profit organization supported by grants and supporters. Since 1989, it has provided a space for local artist to share their talent with the community. Together with Cingarden Events, we create a space within the performing arts as well as opportunities within health and wellness. Come explore curated health and wellness classes, workshops, and upcoming performances featuring a variety of local talent. Together, we strive to create space for community growth and connection.   


The Ember Edit

Social Media Marketing Agency 

At The Ember Edit, our mission is to revolutionize the social media marketing industry by prioritizing ethical and sustainable strategies that resonate with today's socially conscious consumers. Our unique approach places the community at the forefront of everything we do, recognizing that traditional models of marketing are no longer adequate. Our belief in conscious marketing sets us apart, making us the ideal partner for brands looking to make a positive impact.

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