ashtanga yoga: the 8 limbs

yoga heals from the inside out. I began a devoted practice and study of yoga in 2001. I've been teaching since 2005, and have practiced Ashtanga Yoga daily since 2012. I teach weekly classes, private lessons, and workshops in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota area. weekly classes (note: winter weather class cancellations will be updated here).

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Personalized lessons are ideal to learn yoga and meditation. Customized to support your practice and needs.

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Join me for workshops and community events in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota area.

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Weekly Classes

I offer weekly yoga classes at River Garden Yoga Center and Green Lotus Yoga & Healing Center.

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A healing method

Ashtanga is a breath-centered, healing method of yoga. The heartbeat of the practice is the synchronization of breath and movement called vinyasa. This yoga method follows a set sequence of postures starting with the Primary Series. Through conscious breathing, purposeful movement, and concentration the practice gradually creates steadiness in body and mind. Read on


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the eight limbs


Thank you for assisting me and supporting the students! Your dedication to practice is contagious, and it makes you an inspiring teacher.

Ellie Wannemacher, KPJAYI-Authorized Teacher

I’m so grateful to have practiced with Kristen. All of the subtle reminders, shared philosophy and positive spirit helped me to be more mindful and focused on and off the mat.

Kristen B.

Kristen, your amazing spirit is infectious and has touched my heart like no other. Thank you so much for the precious gift of you and of yoga.

Mary R.