Cecilia Nugent


Cecilia Nugent is a higher education professional and certified registered yoga teacher (RYT) promoting the practice of yoga to individuals of all levels and capabilities. She has a special interest to encourage beginners and individuals who feel “yoga is not for me” and teaches private yoga sessions, group workshops, and regular weekly classes. Cecilia holds a dual bachelor’s degree in political science and journalism from the University of Connecticut, a master’s in management  from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and 500-hour yoga teacher certifications from I Am Yoga (300-hour) and Santosha School of Yoga (200-hour). She is owner of Ceci’s Yoga in Hartford, Connecticut, and has taught at the Hartford YMCA and Club Fitness in Windsor. Her yoga classes seek to help participants, reduce stress, create life balance, and provide real-life tools to sustain their practice. 

In her full-time work world, Cecilia serves as executive drector of CONNTAC, Inc. a nonprofit higher education program whose 56-year old mission is to expand equal educational access and opportunities for low-income, under-represented populations. CONNTAC, Inc. helps over 3000 high school seniors and adults enroll or reenroll into postsecondary education annually. 

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