Stephanie O'Hanlon Kayalar RN, BSN, MFT
Founder of Restore Balance
Marriage and Family Therapist, Kambal Yoga®, Registered Nurse, Restorative Yoga Therapeutics, Aromatherapist, Certified Massage Therapist
Stephanie's dream of creating an integrative stress reduction center has been long in the making. Her interest in the mind-body connection began with regular visits to Zen Mountain Monastery in the Catskills in 1992. After living abroad in London she returned home for further training in Reiki in 1999 and graduated as a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist in 2000.
After spending multiple years in Europe Stephanie returned to live in the Lake George area. In 2010 she became certified in Aromatherapy though the School of Aromatic Studies. In 2012 she graduated from nursing school and began working in the Intensive Care Unit at Glens Falls Hospital as a Registered Nurse. She went on to finish her Bachelor of Nursing and worked as a clinical nursing instructor for SUNY Adirondack Nursing School.
Stephanie completed Restorative Yoga Teacher Training with Dr. Ann B. Saffi Biasetti in 2016 as well as a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training with Yoga Kayla in 2017 and 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training in 2018. In 2021 Stephanie completed her didactic portion of her Marriage and Therapy Masters and is currently working on her NYS licensing and PHD in Marriage and Family Therapy. She utilizes Kambal Yoga®, a style which she created. Her focus is stress reduction, anxiety treatment as well as Marriage and Family Therapy.
She is a wife and mother of four beautiful boys.