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Roberta Lewis-Barton

I began my yoga practice in 2002, after a lengthy illness and failure of “western medicine” to cure my ailments. Yoga, along with a change in diet and increased prayer and meditation, has helped me heal. I appreciate hatha yoga

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Jim Gebben

I have been studying at The Yoga Studio for several years and what I have learned from Carolyn and the highly skilled teachers on her staff has been an invaluable tool for my own personal growth. The Iyengar method that

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Rebecca Kirk

I’ve been experiencing the benefits of Hatha yoga through classes at The Yoga Studio since 1996. I find that practicing the Iyengar-based yoga taught here strengthens me, invigorates me, clears away burdensome thoughts and feelings, stills me, relaxes me, balances

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Sue Stauffacher

When I have trouble balancing the demands of deadlines and book production with school visits, consulting work and the needs of my family, I head to the Yoga Studio. It has become an essential way to stay strong and grounded

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Peter Roelands

I started doing yoga over a year ago to try to eliminate some old sports injuries from skiing. The experienced instructors at the Yoga Studio are helping me to do stretching correctly so I will stay flexible and be able

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Leah Ivory

I am a runner. Yoga has greatly helped me to maintain and improve my flexibility and strength. In addition to the physical benefits, the yoga principle of finding balance in an unbalanced pose has also helped my find balance in

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Susan Seime

Having always loved exercise of all kinds, I was curious about yoga when, in the early 1990s, I heard the name Carolyn Heines. The idea of “stretching” sounded relaxing and like it would be good for me. As I began

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Tim DePree

When I first started taking classes at The Yoga Studio I was primarily focused on getting in shape. I’ve never really been a gym person, and the introspective nature of yoga has always appealed to me, so I decided to

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Diane McElfish

“I love the way mind, body, and spirit are all involved in the practice of Yoga. It is both exercise and art form.” Diane McElfish Violinist Grand Rapids Symphony

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Lisa DeFerrari

“At The Yoga Studio, yoga is about more than the body; it is about how the body connects with the mind and spirit.” Lisa DeFerrari attorney

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