St Paul
Grand Ave. St. Paul

Amelia Ruth

CorePower Yoga St. Paul, CorePower Yoga Highland Park

Amelia cannot pinpoint the exact moment that she fell in love with dance, but rather many moments over her lifetime. She has been teaching and choreographing for over a decade at various schools in the Twin Cities. Amelia discovered and fell in love with yoga when CorePower came to Grand Avenue and signed up for their teacher training program in the spring of 2009. There is such a special relationship and correspondence between yoga and dance, each enhancing the other and she has been evolving as a teacher ever since. To empower and inspire people through movement – whether dance or yoga – to help the heart sing and heal and uncover the ability, grace and power that people already possess is Amelia’s raison d’etre. Her students are a constant source of inspiration, joy and... Read the profile >>

Brigitte Koepke

Fusion Yoga, Yellow Barn Wellness

Brigitte holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of Minnesota and is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance. Meant to move, she can be found riding around on her pink bicycle, dancing around the Twin Cities, and managing Fusion Yoga. She came to yoga to find a blissful state of being, moving her body in meditation, breathing and dancing through her asana practice. Brigitte is honored to share her passion and believes in the power of yoga to understand and access the mind and body. She guides her classes in a manner that challenges all dimensions of a person and encourages self expression through the asana practice. Read the profile >>

Fawn Friday

Fawn Friday

Fawn Friday discovered a passion for mindful movement in 1996 when she began her yoga practice at the Minneapolis Yoga Workshop. She has continued her yoga practice uninterrupted since then and considers it a foundation of her lifestyle. In 2006, Fawn discovered a latent interest in strength sports, which led to her athletic career as a competitive lifter. Fawn holds Minnesota state records in the sports of Olympic weightlifting and powerlifting, and in 2013 was the Pan-American Masters weightlifting champion in her division. Professionally, Fawn owns and operates a private fitness studio in St. Paul, MN, that specializes in kettlebell training. She describes herself as an evangelist for strength who wants to empower all people to get strong. She teaches group classes and private... Read the profile >>

Jacob Wandersee

CrossFit White Bear

• CrossFit Level 1 Certified • CrossFit Football • CrossFit Olympic Lifting • National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer Read the profile >>

Kathy Bertram

Corepower Yoga St. Paul, Corepower Yoga Highland Park,

“All things are possible for those who BELIEVE”! This is the phrase which drives kathy in all she does on and off her mat. She has proven it to be true time and time again in her experience as an NPC Bodybuilding competitor, traveling the US with a public school motivational speaking team, even making some national and international TV appearances. Kathy was first introduced to yoga while serving in the United States Air Force over on Okinawa Japan in 1998. The beautiful blend of breath, movement, mental and physical challenge was exactly what she needed. After moving back to the United States a few years later she began to compete in both NPC Figure, and NPC Bodybuilding shows. This lead to a position traveling all over the nation speaking in hundreds of public school assemblies to... Read the profile >>