Ahimsa-Yoga with Keri

Keri Knutson – yoga teacher, Official Yoga Instructor of the Rockford IceHogs, Rockford native, and 20 year practitioner of yoga, Keri is trained in and currently teaches Vinyasa Flow, Hatha Yoga, Restorative Yoga, and chair/therapeutic yoga in Rockford/Rockford area. Her journey has included studying the history, lineage, philosophy, and systems of traditional Hatha and Raja Yoga, Anusara, Bhakti, Iyengar, and Integral Yoga – focusing on Vinyasa Flow to deepen her own practice.

Kerry Burki - Kerry Magazine - Yoga

Kerry Burki has been teaching yoga since 2004 in both Chicago and Phoenix. She has been practicing yoga since her first Iyengar class in 1997 in Flagstaff, Arizona. She is now the Editor-In-Chief of Kerry Magazine. This is a brand new magazine that encourages women to feel beautiful as they are right now while also encouraging connection and supporting small business. There is a yoga feature in each issue called Yoga For Every Body. She also sponsors events locally and online. Learn more at www.kerrymagazine.com.


Certified YA 200hr, and Certified Mindful Resilience for Trauma Recovery through the Veterans Yoga Project. I have been teaching yoga since 2013. My personal yoga practice is Ashtanga. I love the alignment required in the poses, and I stress the importance of alignment in my classes.  I live daily with Multiple Sclerosis and love to help others to reach their potential regardless of lifes setbacks. I currently teach at Fitness Plus, the certified fitness center at Catawba Valley Medical Center. 


Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga teacher (RYT500 + ERYT 200) with experience teaching Classical Yoga, Vinyasa, Gentle yoga, Restorative, pranayama, meditation, mindfulness and custom designed workshops for diverse populations of adults, working professionals, women, engineers, juniors, children and cancer patients.  Over 1000 hours of yoga teaching experience.

Laura Binder-Hines, MS, RD, 200-hour certified instructor

Laura has been practicing yoga since 2004, and earned her 200-hour vinyasa yoga and meditation instructor certification in 2010 from the Long Island Yoga School.  She is currently working towards her 300-hour certification through Absolute Yoga in Woodbury, NY.  Laura teaches in several locations on Long Island, and offers in-home sessions as well.  She is also a registered dietitian and loves to provide group nutrition education workshops in her community, as well as corporate wellness programs for organizations in the tri-state area.

Lauren is the proud owner of the Alameda Yoga Studio and Yoga to You in Portland, Oregon. 

 specialize in prenatal, postnatal yoga and yoga for moms. I help pregnant women who are struggling with physical aches, discomfort or emotional anxiety have a more easeful, joyful pregnancy and birth experience.
My postnatal work helps heart-centered mamas regain their core and overall strength, while connecting with their bodies, minds and new babies. 

Let's face it, time takes its toll on our bodies. Joyful exuberance when we were young has now turned into our daily aches and pains.

When did I start sounding like puffed rice cereal in the morning? all Snap, Crackle, and Ouch!


We all feel it in our knees, back, neck and hands but how we ended up here is as individual as we are. That's why I started Bija Deep Core Healing. 

We design a yoga sequence around your needs. 


Saumya Lauren Toolin is a teacher, mentor, mother and a full-time goddess who devotes herself fully to all she takes under her wing. Her offering is multifaceted and powerfully catalyzing for all aspects of the students that she guides.  Meditation, self awareness, pranayama and advanced hatha techniques are integral to her unique style.

Hath yoga instructor for over 14 years. Trained at Himalayan Institute and continued my yoga education studying many different styles and teachers, including vinyasa, anusara and yoga therapeutics. 

Lenora's yoga journey has spanned several decades. Currently, the majority of her students are school-age (she runs,an adter-school yoga club in several elementary schools) and later-in-life yogis. She believes in yoga being beneficial for EVERY body. Offering private and very affordable group classes.

Offering instruction in Hatha yoga and certified by the Trauma Center as a 300 hour TCTSY Faciliator.

Lis is a certified wellness coach, yoga and sculpt instructor, who graduated from Bethel University in 2012 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biokinetics. In 2008, after 15 years of competitive dance, Lis started attending yoga classes and quickly developed a passion for its array of positive benefits. She then completed trainings through Wellcoaches, YogaFit and CorePower Yoga’s 200 hour program with a desire to help others improve their overall well-being.


I am a motivated yoga teacher that specializes in Vinyasa Flow Yoga, connecting breath to movement. I enjoy providing inividual attention to cultivate personal growth of mind, body, and spirit through yoga with strength, balance and harmony. I teach all levels.

Lisa Day


Lisa Day’s warm smile and bright friendly energy infuse her classes with a sense of fun and playfulness, while her grounded presence creates a safe judgement-free space to connect to the body, breathe, and feel.  Deeply supportive and intuitive, she meets her students wherever they are to create a practice that is empowering, challenging and yet accessible to all levels.