Teachers

Andriana Lehr
Andriana first encountered yoga as a teenager, however it wasn’t until her mid-twenties that she began to dive into the practice. After experiencing not only the physical benefits, but also the mental clarity and emotional steadying that developed through consistent practice, she found a desire to share the gifts of Yoga with others. Andriana completed...
Autumn Ziegler
Autumn is a certified Yoga instructor E-RYT300. She is both teacher and student. Her learning is ongoing and her path is constantly evolving. Autumn has received teaching certifications from the Yoga Center of Minneapolis and from Awakened Spirit Yoga of Guatemala. Her continued study has gained her certifications in Restorative yoga, Children’s yoga, Partner yoga,...
Becca Cerra
Becca Cerra is a graduate of Shiva Yoga Peeth’s 200-hour Teacher Training Course and recipient of Yoga Alliance’s Aspiring Yoga Teacher Scholarship. Becca Cerra encourages her students to use yoga as a tool to practice self-love and develop a positive body image. In addition to practicing and teaching yoga, Becca Cerra is an interdisciplinary artist...
Beth Onward
My passion for yoga stems from my desire to bring wellness and therapeutic tools to people of all ability levels. While I have practiced Pilates and Yoga for over 15 years, my desire to become a teacher began after my mother was diagnosed with a rare and debilitating illness.  While seeking ways to help her...
Celeste Larson
Originally from Minnesota, Celeste Larson has traveled and lived far and wide … to teaching in Japan,  studying abroad in London,  to the Pacific Northwest of Seattle,  and back to her midwest roots.  As a child, she chose meditation over recess and eventually craved a more in-depth study of asana which her to a Yoga...
Chelsea Karkula
Before beginning her graduate studies in Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota, you could count on one hand the number of yoga classes Chelsea had taken. However the stars aligned to allow the old adage “When the student is ready, the teacher appears” to come to fruition. A transformative yoga teacher happened to be working...
Chris Perricelli
Chris Perricelli: Teacher, student, meditator, musician. Before moving to the Twin Cities, Chris learned and attended weekly Zen meditations which established the roots that solidified a strong personal daily Zen practice. With over a decade of practice and a deepened understanding, his kind and respectful demeanor naturally welcomes you to sit, breathe and be as...
Daniela Montoya-Barthelemy
Daniela is a Public Health Consultant, Full Spectrum Doula, Sex Educator, & Founder of La Loba Health & Empowerment as well as a Yoga Instructor. La Loba Health & Empowerment was born out of Daniela’s own son’s birth and her passion for health and social justice. The services offered reflect her gifts in balancing strategic...
Dorothy Jordan
Dorothy took her first Kundalini Yoga class in 2012 and was immediately drawn to the practice. She earned her Level One Kundalini Yoga teaching certificate three years later. Often referring to her practice as her “mental health program”, Dorothy appreciates the benefits of combining meditation and yoga to cultivate a more introspective experience. She values...
Jessica Skilar Angad Bani Kaur
Angad Bani Kaur is the spiritual name given to Jessica Skilar when she started her Kundalini Teacher Training Journey.  It means one who becomes a limb of the divine by constantly dwelling in her own sacred sound. As a musician, Kundalini was a natural avenue for her because she deeply connected to the Mantras.  ...
Julia Floberg
Julia Floberg began her track as a Barre instructor at a studio in Uptown called Six Degrees, where she went through her Barre Teacher Training. She is also certified in Piloxing and TRX Group Fitness. She loves all types of movement, from high intensity cardio to slow and controlled exercises. Julia is a long-time cellist,...
Kathleen Sprole
As a professional in the helping and healing fields, Kathleen has a playful approach to teaching and living a mindful lifestyle, as well as helping others get to the heart of their authentic selves and living the lives they desired.  Kathleen has a special interest in mindfulness techniques that increase well-being, balanced living, and self-compassion....
Kathy Kurdelmeier
Kathy completed her 230 and 500 hour yoga teacher trainings with Yoga Center of Minneapolis. She is also a physical therapist, having worked in orthopedics and currently with people who are dealing with eating disorders. Kathy came to yoga after having been active in the fitness world for a number of years. Her body was...
Keelin Roche
Keelin came to her mat space thanks to a severe back injury that she had been nurturing since she was 12 years old. With an athletic-based background, Keelin first struggled with the practice because of the limited range of her spine, and her tendency to move into that competition mindset. Little did she know, the...
Lauren Asheim
Lauren Sat Rattan Asheim began studying Kundalini Yoga in April 2007 and finished Level I Teacher Training Certification in February 2008. She graduated from Saint Olaf College in 2003 with a B. A. in Interdisciplinary Fine Arts and an emphasis in Dance. Lauren is an active participant in the Twin Cities performing arts community.  Principles...
Linda Walker
“I have been in fitness for 20+ years.  I’m a mother of four and they are my motivation to stay strong.  I love seeing people make themselves into the people they want to be and if I can be a small part of that journey,  I feel blessed.  I believe in one step at a...
Molly Maher
As a musician and roadie for over 20 years, Molly had found balance to her nightlife through yoga.  As an instructor/camp counselor for cancer survivors, she believes yoga should be accessible for every body. Small movements and adjustments can bring great results mentally and physically.  CorePower graduate of  Power Vinyassa, Hot/HPF teaching programs , Molly...
Rosemary Erb
Rosemary got hooked on yoga at various public yoga functions around the Twin Cities. Convinced she was onto something missing in her life, Rosemary committed to a daily yoga practice and enrolled in the Yoga Center’s 200 hour Yoga Study Course in 2010. Since then she has graduated from the Yoga Center’s 500 hour Advanced...
Shyla Earl
Shyla A. Earl, M.A. Introduced to herbalism as an adolescent, Shyla continues to nurture her relationship with plants by sharing her passion with students, educating clients, and connecting with herbal enthusiasts. Her history as a body modification artist, health care assistant, full-spectrum doula, academic, sustainable farmer and all around plant lover influence her unique knowledge of...
Steve Murray
Breath,  it all starts there. From there we learn acceptance each time we come to our mat. Each moment. Steve Murray is a practicing musician, bicyclist, and yogi for many years. He has found balance on his mat and wants to share that with his students. His vigorous yet steady & comfortable vinyasa yoga classes...
Sue Redmond
Sue Redmond offers wellness based yoga classes where we come together to balance mind, body, spirit. Her specialties are gentle, restorative and yin yoga and she loves working with active older adults and seniors. Sue completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training with YogaFit and further training in restorative and yin yoga, adaptive yoga, and...
TJ Long
TJ is a certified personal trainer, natural health coach and raw vegan chef based in Minneapolis. He became interested in health and fitness a few years after college, initially intrigued by plant-based nutrition as well as orthopedic exercise and recovery. Seeking ways to advance physical recovery methods, he later opened up to exploring yoga, calisthenics...
Mary Bue – Founder
Mary Bue the founder of Imbue Yoga Studio in Minneapolis, an indie musician, and a teacher in the Viniyoga tradition,  a breath-centered, flowing practice that has a therapeutic basis and believes in adapting postures to fit the whole person (not forcing a person to fit into a posture!).  Mary received her certification at Whole Life...