Yoga Teacher (RYT-200)
Allissa started practicing yoga before it was cool and stuck with it even though she couldn’t do the advanced poses her instructor was teaching. Since then, she has found more accessible classes and strives to be the teacher that helps you find your place on the mat.
Allissa’s background is in the Hatha and Iyengar traditions. She received her 230-hour certification at the Yoga Center of Minneapolis and has had special training in meditation and restorative yoga. Her focus is on helping students balance their mind, body and spirit to create the space they need to heal from the inside out.
Certified Yoga Instructor (RYT-200)
After nearly a lifetime struggle with anxiety and depression, Liz sought to find relief naturally. She tried a few yoga classes at local studios and was amazed by the almost immediate transformation that breathing and gentle movements afforded her mind and body. After only a few short weeks with yoga, she knew she had discovered the “Fountain of Youth” in this beautiful practice.
A former personal trainer and group fitness instructor, Liz has always loved and felt passionate about health and wellness. After about 10 years of developing her own practice and teaching yoga, she knows she has found her calling in serving and assisting others in achieving the benefits yoga has given her. Liz strives to help her students find a deeper connection to the power within, greater awareness of their bodies and minds and promoting self-healing through breath and movement, and most importantly working with her students to create more joy-filled, peaceful, conscious lives. Liz has completed training with YogaFit and 235 hours with Devanadi School of Yoga in Minneapolis. She has spent the past six years teaching and subbing classes throughout the Twin Cities Metro area.
Certified Yoga Instructor
Marlaine started practicing yoga almost 20 years ago, after the birth of her first child. She attributes yoga to grounding her and giving her the strength and the calm that she needed while raising her four children. After years of practice and sending her oldest daughter to yoga teacher training, she decided it was time for herself to pursue 200-Hour Power Yoga Training so that she could share her passion for yoga with others.
Marlaine loves to inspire others with the mind, body, breath connection yoga teaches on and off the mat. She is a holistic wellness professional, Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition®, a Reiki master and excited to be a Just For Me yoga instructor as well!
Certified Yoga Instructor
Martha began studying yoga in her college dorm room years before there were any yoga classes in Bemidji, MN. Martha has minors in health education and coaching and recently completed a 230-hour yoga certification program with the Yoga Center of Minneapolis. She has been influenced primarily by Vinyasa Power Yoga, Hatha, Ashtanga and meditation.
Martha is especially interested in how yoga can help us transform rough patches such as disease, loss or injury into opportunities to wake up to our true selves and tap into our potential. She is passionate about wellness and wants to apply yoga to healing as a whole person, on and off the mat. She is focused on progress and longevity in an individual’s practice by teaching safe alignment and proper technique. Martha’s other areas of interest include using yoga and meditation to help people connect to their innate spirituality, preventing injury, improving performance in sports, promote ageless living and getting people in touch with their purpose or calling so they can live their best possible lives.
Classical Yoga Teacher, Ayurveda Practitioner, Meditation Instructor, Certified Massage Therapist
Suzanne earned her BA in English Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She practiced yoga for ten years before receiving a 200 and 500-hour classical Yoga Teacher certification through the Sivananda lineage at their ashram in the Bahamas. Suzanne is also a certified Ayurveda Practitioner and certified massage therapist. The most rewarding part of her work is helping people relax and feel calm and peaceful.
Suzanne is our Salt Cave ‘Guided Relaxation’ Meditation instructor.