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Ann Arbor, Michigan

Patty Anne Hart, E-RYT

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Every Body Happy YOGA & Healing Center LLC (now part of Aprill Wellness Center)
      • 107 Aprill Drive, Suite 4, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103.
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Certified Prana Yoga Teacher with Dr. Jeff Migdow, 200 hours, 2001
    • Level I Life Force Yoga Practioner with Amy Weintraub, 2006
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2007
    • Yoga Teacher Training 500 Hours with Yoga On High, Columbus, OH, since 2008 - (completion by 2011)
  • Membership:
    • Yoga Alliance E-RYT200
  • Services:
    • Gentle Yoga
    • Multi-level Yoga
    • Restorative Yoga
    • Yoga for Women's Reproductive Health
    • Private sessions with students experiencing MS, Parkinson's, Cancer

Bay City, Michigan

Amanda Behrens, E-RYT200, RYT500, RPYT

  • Contact:
  • Location: 
    • Bay City/Saginaw/Midland Michigan
    • Bay Area Pilates, Freeland MI www.bayareapilates.net
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Karma Yoga, Bloomfield Hills, MI 2010 – RYT200
    • Yoga Center for Heathy Living, Brighton, MI 2012 – RYT500
    • Mindful Mamas Prenatal Yoga, Windsor, ON 2013 – RPYT
    • Power Pilates Mat I 2012
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O’Donnell Clarke 2013
    • Yoga as Therapy Workshops with Doug Keller 2012, 2013
    • Yoga Medics 2011 – 2012
    • Street Yoga 2011
    • YogaFit (Level I & 3, Backs) 2011
    • CPR/AED
  • Memberships:
  • Services:
    • Yoga for MS
    • Prenatal Yoga
    • Hatha/Vinyasa/Gentle/Yin/Weights/Restorative/Chair
    • Therapeutic & Adaptive Yoga
    • Private & Group classes

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Bloomfield area, Michigan

Mindy Eisenberg, RYT500

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Karma Yoga, Bloomfield Township, MI
    • Shaarey Zezek B'nai Israel Center, West Bloomfield, MI
    • Private homes, small group classes
    • www.yogaspiritwellness.com
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • 2007 SYTAR, Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research (SYTAR) sponsored by IAYT at Los Angelos, CA.  Individual workshops included: 
      • Yoga for People with Cancer
      • How to Work one on one with, using YT RX Model with Larry Payne
      • Yoga for People with MS with Eric Small.
    • 2007, Yoga Therapy Certification and 500 Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training with Emphasis in Yoga Therapy from Ananda Seva Mission in Santa Rosa, CA.
    • 2007, Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O’Donnell Clarke.  Southfield Michigan.
    • 2007 and 2006.  Anatomy from Bottom to Top with Sara Davidson, Bloomfield, Michigan.
    • 2007 and 2006, Yoga Therapy Sessions with Desiree Rumbaugh. Southeastern Michigan.
    • 2007, Reflexology with Julie Cykiert, Karma Yoga, Michigan.
    • 2006, LifeForce Yoga for Depression and Anxiety, Amy Weintraub, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
    • 2004, Teacher Training Certification, Center for Yoga with Jonny Kest.
    • 2004, Yoga Anatomy 101,Yin Yoga, and Philosophy with Paul Grilley, 2 week training, Portland, Oregon.
    • 2004, Yoga as Therapy with Doug Keller, Seattle, Washington.
    • 2004, Teaching Yoga Effectively, Anusara Style, Doug Keller, Traverse City, Michigan.
    •  Other:
      • Master in Health Services Administration
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance-registered yoga teacher, RYT-500

    • International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT)
  • Services:
    • Group and private lessons
    • Adaptive Yoga for MS group classes

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Karen Lutz, RYT

  • Contact:
  • Location:
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Karma Yoga 200 hours, 2006
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2007
    • Yoga Ed. certification
    • Currently in the 500 RYT advance yoga study program through January of 2014, headed by  Linda Makowski at Namaste Yoga, Royal Oak MI.
    • Have attended and continue to attend many workshops as they become available including:
      • Doug Keller, Desiree Rumbaugh, Jason Crandell.
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance, RYT200
    • IAYT, International Association of Yoga Therapy
  • Services:
    • Teaching 6 weekly chair classes: 
      • CAM therapist / St. John Providence Health System (2008-present).
      • Yoga Now Keego Harbor
      • Birmingham Senior Center BASCC
      • Meer Center and Fleischman Residence Chair Yoga Programs W. Bloomfield
      • Private and group lessons by appointment
      • Adaptive chair yoga for seniors, closed head injuries, Parkinson's, MS, Cancer
    • Private lessons
    • Group classes
    • Founder of Changing Poses LLC
      • Naturally derived yoga mat cleaners   
      • www.balancehome.com

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Lynn Medow, RYT500

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Center for Yoga, 200 hours, 2002
    • Ananda Seva Mission, 500 hours, 2007
    • Anusara - ongoing
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2007
    • Other:
      • 22 years working with people with developmental disabilities and mental illness
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance
    • IAYT
  • Services:
    • Group classes
    • Private lessons
      • for students with physical and mental disabilities
      • for students with cancer, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease
  • Other:

Bloomfield Township, Michigan

Susann Spilkin, RYT

  • Contact:
  • Location:
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Center for Yoga, 200 hours, 2000
    • Many workshops and continuing education
    • Anusara - ongoing
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2007
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance, RYT200
  • Services:
    • Group classes
  • Other:

Dearborn, Michigan

Peggy Manchester, RYT

  • Contact:
  • Location:
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Sangha Yoga Teacher Training, 200 hours, 2006
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2007
    • Other:
      • Certified Wellness Coach, Wellcoaches, 2006
      • B.S. Exercise Physiology, WSU, 1989
  • Services:
    • Weekly class for women at high risk of heart disease.  This class is part of a study and closed to the public.

Farmington, Michigan

Marilyn Bird, RYT

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Karma Yoga
    • Gilda's Club
    • Farmington Community Education
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Namaste Yoga Shala 200 hours, 2007
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2007
    • Continuing Yoga education:
      • Prenatal Yoga
      • Chair Yoga
      • Karma Yoga for cancer
      • Yoga for Better Backs
      • HIV/AIDS support groups
    • Other:
      • OTR
      • CMT
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance, RYT200
  • Services:
    • Basic and Better Backs at Namaste Yoga Studion during teacher training
    • Yoga for cancer survivors
    • Prenatal yoga at the community center
    • Karma Yoga at support group centers
    • Chair yoga

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Grand Rapids, Michigan

Roselyn Reese Ramthun, KYT
  • Contact:
    • 616-277-1047
    • 616.438.2675 (Cell)
  • Location:
    • Byron Center, Michigan
    • The Studio
      • 933 52nd Street, Grand Rapids, MI
      • 616.209.8395
      • Classes Wednesdays 11AM
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Kripalu 500 hour certification
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2006
      • Assisted TAYMS in Chicago, IL 2010
    • Positional Release Therapy
  • Services:
    • Private and group classes available
    • Classes for all levels at The Studio Yoga
  • Author:

Northville, Michigan

Julie Stalla, RYT

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Northville, Michigan
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Rising Sun Yoga Studio, 200 hours, 2007
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2007
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance, RYT200
  • Services:
    • Community group classes

Novi, Michigan

Nora Champion, RYT500

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Novi, Michigan
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Registered Yoga Teacher 500
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for MS with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2007
    • Other:
      • Personal Trainer
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance, RYT500
  • Services:
    • Adult life style programs
    • Personal yoga

Rochester area, Michigan

Jenny Hildreth, P.T.

  • Contact:
  • Location: 
    • www.physicaltherapyathome.com
    • Outpatient physical therapy in your home.  Service area:
      • Shelby Township
      • Utica
      • Sterling Heights
      • Macome Township
      • Rochester
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Physical Therapist
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2007
  • Services:
    • Yoga based physical therapy for movement disorders, pain syndromes, bladder control.
    • Craniosacral therapy
    • Myofascial release
    • Balance programs and more

Royal Oak / Troy, Michigan

Kathy Forgrave, RYT200

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • 3143 Newport Court, Troy MI 48084
    • William Beaumont Hospital's Rose Cancer Center in Royal Oak, MI
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Namaste Yoga Studio in Royal Oak Michigan, 2001
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2007
  • Services:
    • I am in my 7th year of teaching yoga and teach a variety of ages and styles.  I work with children, teens, those wanting a vigorous (sun salutation based) yoga flow, as well as those benefitting from gentle and restorative yoga. 
    • Both public and private classes available in my home studio at the above address.  
    • In addition, I teach at William Beaumont Hospital's Rose Cancer Center in Royal Oak, MI ; this class is open to anyone wanting a very gentle yoga practice.  
    • All classes are open to both new and experienced practitioners, as I offer many modifications to each pose so that each individual can find an appropriate place in which to work.  
    • For additional info please contact me.

Southfield, Michigan

Barbara Swaab, RYT

  • Contact:
  • Location:
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Center for Yoga 200 hours certification 1999 
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2007 
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance
    • Yoga Association of Greater Detroit
  • Services:
    • Group classes. 
      • Check with Barbara for new and upcoming classes.
      • Yoga for cancer survivors
    • Aquatics for specific needs.
      • Water yoga class twice weekly