I walked into my first yoga class 20 years ago. That class set me on a path of healing & profound change. I was immediately drawn to the mind-body connection, & the balance that a consistent yoga practice brought to my life.
I have been a Yoga Alliance, Registered Yoga Teacher since 2000. I have been teaching in the local community since then. In 2004, my husband, David, & I purchased the historic Odd Fellows building & the St. Peter Yoga Studio was born. It has been a labor of love over the years, a love that David & I share with our 7 children and 6 grandchildren.
I have been teaching several styles of yoga in southern MN for over 18 years to students ranging in age from 2 to 92. My goal is to provide accessible yoga to all levels and to help students create a practice that meets their specific needs. I teach with a focus on building strength, balance and an awareness of how this ancient practice can enhance your life
Michele is a teacher, choreographer, dancer and writer. She is also a breast cancer survivor, yoga teacher and resiliency coach. Michele has spent her entire career integrating the life of the mind with the wisdom of the body. Navigating her cancer diagnosis gave her new skills which allowed her to feel empowered and joyful as she adapted to the changing landscape. It is these skills, and this dance, she enjoys sharing with students of all ages and backgrounds.
I have been a Yoga Alliance, Registered Yoga Teacher since 2002. I have been teaching in the beautiful studio at St. Peter Yoga since 2003. I am very appreciative of the opportunities to study with Mona Ceniceros, Gary Kraftsow, Nischala Joy Devi, Jon Kabat Zinn, John Teasdale, Christina Feldman, Joen Snyder O'Neal and Saki Santorelli, Sri VBN Rao, Shyam Naraim of Hyderabad, and the teachers at Kripalu. In addition to teaching Monday night yoga, I facilitate a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course. I love to spend time reading poetry aloud, digging in the dirt and heading out of town on road trips. My favorite moment is watching the Monday night yogis drift off into savasana--it's a maternal thin