Ronald Gilliam

Jersey City, NJ 07302

Ronald Gilliam is a Registered Yoga Teacher (200-eRYT, RCYT) with Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of yoga teacher with approved and active Registered Yoga Schools (RYS). He is also an American Council Exercise (ACE) certified Personal Trainer, an ACE-certified Group Fitness Instructor, and he is currently studying for the ACE Health Coach certification exam. Ronald has trained with Beth Shaw and Claudia Micco from the Yogafit school since 2008. He is known for creating energetic and safe class environments with tons of modifications for yogis of all levels! He is interested in both the physical and spiritual aspects of yoga and uses his personal practice to incorporate "present-ness" into his daily life. Most recently, Ronald completed his RCYT training with YogaEd and he often teaches community classes geared for children and adolescents.

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About Me


  • Master's Degree, Performance Studies, New York University
  • BA, Theatre Arts, Butler University
  • PhD, Theater, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Expires: 2023-05-31 07:00:00 UTC
ACE - Certified Personal Trainer
Expires: 2023-07-31 07:00:00 UTC
ACE - Fitness Nutrition Specialist Program
YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, Inc. - YogaFit 200 Hour RYT Certification

CPR Certified

American Heart Association
Agency Unavailable
Expires: 2021-03-19 07:00:00 UTC

AED Certified

American Heart Association
Agency Unavailable
Expires: 2021-03-19 07:00:00 UTC

Liability Insurance

  • FitPak

Ronald's Locations

Within 5.00 miles of 07302 (Mobile Training Radius)

Additional Information


$125.00 / hr, Discount for group training

Payment Methods

Cash , Credit Cards

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • WITS Instructor

Languages Spoken




2 Ratings

4.5 out of 5 Stars

  • by Donna Young on Jun 07, 2015

    Ronald is an awesome yoga instructor. His classes are well planned, and his instructions are clear and easy to follow. I particularly appreciate his explanations and emphasis on safety.
    Each class offers a new challenge and satisfying work out. He has me doing things I did not think I was capable of doing...and his encouragement keeps me enthusiastically coming back for me.

    Response by Ronald Gilliam on Jun 11, 2015

    Aloha Donna! Thanks for writing a review of my classes, especially noting the importance of safety. I always believe the core to a good yoga class is safety and proper alignment! You have progressed so much since the first day I saw you in class and I'm excited to see more improvements and advancements as we continue our practice each week!

  • by J P on May 12, 2015

    I've been practicing yoga with Ronald for about a year now, and have enjoyed every class. I always walk away feeling great -- body, mind, and heart. Be open minded in taking Ronald's classes; he has a broad skill set in movement and incorporates them into his classes (so you're not just getting yoga). He also uses essential oils in his class which I love. I understand that some people have allergic reactions to certain oils, or just don't prefer them, so please let Ronald know ahead of hand. Above all I appreciate his encouragement and sincerity.

    Response by Ronald Gilliam on Jun 11, 2015

    Aloha J P! Thanks for the kind review! I'm happy to hear you enjoy our movement exercises aimed to increase range of motion throughout our practice. I'm looking forward to more classes with you where we can continue our yoga journey together!