teachers are the heart of sun moon yoga
Senior Yoga Teachers

Mona CenicerosMONA CENICEROS, M.S.

A compassionate heart is the first quality I seek in a teacher. The students and I are grateful to each teacher for individual gifts, dedication to yoga, and the yoga community.

Mona is the owner of Sun Moon Yoga Studios. Find out more: Credentials and Facebook Page.facebook icon

THANK YOU Sun Moon teachers. My appreciation and gratitude…

melanie williamsMELANIE WILLIAMS

…To Melanie for dedication to quality Ashtanga classes. Her workshops/events provide Sun Moon students opportunity for a mind, body, spirit experience. 

Melanie is a Reiki Master/Spiritual Mentor; her area of expertise: spiritual mentorship, chakras (Melanie’s credentials)facebook icon

Carly HopperCARLY HOPPER

…To Carly for infectious positive energy; focused work ethic. Carly enriches classes with fitness qualifications/foundation in exercise science.

Carly teaches Hot & Fit and Power Yoga classes. She holds a Master’s thesis on Hatha Yoga. View Carly’s credentialsfacebook icon

Senior Yoga Teachers

Nancy HoldenNANCY HOLDEN

…To Nancy, because Sun Moon Gentle yoga students benefit from her decade of commitment to their class. At 75, Nancy inspires as her yoga practice develops.

Nancy, an energetic world traveler, teaches Tues., 9 AM Gentle

Kelly HollandKELLY HOLLAND

…To Kelly, whose years of personal yoga experience, and training with different teachers, merges into the Vinyasa of her life. Kelly's Facebook page

Kelly teaches Thurs., 9 AM Vinyasa

Gary SchemanGARY SCHEMAN

…To Gary for being a yogi on the path: Humble, kind, patient. No words express Gary’s value to our students and studio.

Gary teaches 5:30 PM Basic Hatha. Nervous first-timer? This is your guy!

Paulette TopelPAULETTE TOPEL

…To Paulette for many years of heart-centered, clearly-directed, diversity-in-body-type-affirming, supportive yoga classes.

Paulette teaches 6 PM Vinyasa, Wed. nights; teaching 10+ years, loved by her students

Stephanie WendlandSTEPHANIE WENDLAND

…To Stephanie for her unique creativity, sensitivity in Vinyasa; and middle-of-the-winter being there loyalty.

Stephanie teaches Mon., 5:30 PM Beginners Series and YogaCare. Teaching 10+ years

Sun Moon Yoga Staff Instructors

Crystal BornCRYSTAL BORN

…To Crystal for her calm, smiling presence for beginner students; and her excitement about teaching Vinyasa.

Crystal teaches Thurs., 7 PM Beginners Series; New Mom’s Night Out (through District 77 Community Education). Loving mom and daycare provider.

Jessica ElofsonJESSICA ELOFSON

Jessica completed 200hour Sun Moon Yoga Teacher Training. She has studied Ashtanga for several years.

 

 

Gina GuapponeGINA GUAPPONE

…To Gina for being a tiny powerhouse of calm. Gina completed 200hour Sun Moon Yoga Teacher Training, attended the inaugural Minneapolis Yoga Conference, and additional workshops in anatomy at Sun Moon.

Gina teaches Wed., 4:30 PM Vinyasa Flow

Elizabeth HarsmaELIZABETH HARSMA

…To Elizabeth for being multi talented, head-on-straight, open-hearted. She catches on quickly, yet does not rush ahead.

Elizabeth teaches Thurs., 4:30 PM Hot Core and Hot & Fit, 5:30 PM

Jaime HedinJAIME HEDIN

Fresh breeze brings in a new teacher, a new yoga friend. Jamie is a doctoral student at Minnesota State University. She completed 200hour Teacher Training at Corepower in Minneapolis and and contributed to The Sherman Project

Peggy JulianPEGGY JULIAN

…To Peggy who is conscientious because she cares about yoga students, the studio, and practice of yoga. She is the strong, quiet type.

Peggy teaches Tues., 5:30 PM Basic Hatha and Friday night Power Hour.

Lynn RozenJEFF MATEJCEK

Teaches 4pm Friday, Happy Hours

Lynn RozenLYNN ROZEN

...to Lynn for a decade of excellent prenatal classes at Sun Moon.

Lynn teaches Yoga for Pregnancy classes

Megan WhiteMEGAN WHITE

…To Megan, who brings positive energy and caring to her classes.

Megan teaches Beginners classes.