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Chicago, Illinois

Vishnu Jorge Espinel
  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Chicago
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Advanced Teachers’ Training Course, Sivananda Yoga Camp, Canada, 500-hour certification, 2005
    • Yoga Teachers’ Training Course Sivananda Yoga Retreat, Bahamas, 200-hour certification, 2003
    • Continuing Education:
      • Teaching adaptive yoga for people with Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, Chicago, 2010
      • Anatomy of Hatha Yoga, 2005
      • Sivananda Yoga Retreat, Bahamas, 68-hour certification
      • Yoga of the Heart- Yoga Therapy Certification Course, 2004
      • Sivananda Yoga Retreat, Bahamas, 108-hour certification in teaching Yoga to cardiac & cancer patients
  • Memberships:
    • RYT 500 Yoga Alliance
  • Services:
    • Gentle yoga
    • Yoga for seniors
    • Yoga for MS
    • cancer and heart conditions.
    • All classes include basic breathing exercises and meditation as tools for stress relief.

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Chicago, Illinois

Elaine C. Long, FACHE, RYT, CAP
  • Contact:
  • Location: 
    • Private sessions: 
      • Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin
    • Public sessions: 
      • Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Health Fitness Center
      • Advocate Condell Health Fitness Center
      • Vista Surgery Center
      • the Yoga Effect studio
      • Lake Forest Place Senior Living
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education: 
    • Fellow in the American College Healthcare Executives (FACHE)
    • Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT)
    • Certified Ayurveda Educator and Practitioner (CAP)
    • Recent Continuing Education: 
      • Living Your Yoga - Restorative Yoga  - Judith Hanson Lasater
      • Integrative Restorative Institute - Yoga Nidra - Richard Miller
      • Yes, You Can Adaptive Yoga (MS and other disabilities) - Karen O'Donnell Clarke
    • Degrees: 
      • BS and MBA
  • Memberships: 
    • Yoga Alliance
    • NAMA
    • ACHE
  • Services: 
    • Yoga Styles:
      • Hatha
      • Anusara
      • Restorative / Chair / Gentle / Adaptive
      • Laughter
      • Therapeutic
    • Specialties:
      • Life Coach
      • Natural Care Consultant
      • Ayurveda  Medicine
      • Private / Individual
      • Workshops
    • Elaine provides you with yoga classes or health consulting and life coaching for your personal transitions, natural care and prevention.  Elaine’s clients get individualized attention, plans and learn to create successful life practices.  Her intention is to open your “heart-mind” towards total health in a careful and nurturing way.  She will strengthen your self-awareness, focus and outcomes and align your practices with your principles.
    • Elaine Long, FACHE, RYT, CAP is a Fellow American College Healthcare Executives, Registered Yoga Teacher, and Certified Ayurveda Educator and Practitioner.  Elaine is the principal of SOUL BE IT, using professional coaching and natural care education and advice to create your successful life practices with diet, herbs, lifestyle routines, home remedies, yoga, senses therapies and change management techniques.

Chicago, Illinois

Alice Markel

  • Contact: 
    • markel55@wowway.com
  • Location: 
    • Beverly Yoga
      • 103rd and Longwood, Chicago
    • A Relaxed You
      • 111th and Kedzie, Chicago
    • Center for Body and Soul
      • 125th and Harlem, Palos
    • My teaching schedule can be found at www.yogabyalice.blogspot.com
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education: 
    • 200 Level Certification from the Temple of Kriya Yoga
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for People with Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O’Donnell Clarke, Chicago, 2010
  • Memberships: 
    • RYT with Yoga Alliance
  • Services:
    • Hatha Yoga
    • Gentle Yoga
    • Yoga for Seniors
    • Yoga for MS.
    • Group classes and private sessions.

Chicago, Illinois

Virginia Neihardt
  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Chicago, IL
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Temple of Kriya Yoga, 200 hour
    • Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, 2007
  • Services:
    • Gentle and restorative hatha yoga instruction

Chicago, Illinois

Helen Hammond Snow

  • Contacts: 
  • Locations:
    • 15+ years currently with Galter Life Center Chicago
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education
    • Yoga Teacher Certifications with Chicago Yoga Center (Suddha Weixler) Moksha Yoga (Darren Friesen)
    • Integrative Yoga Therapy Modules I, II and III
    • Structural Yoga Assessments with Maria KaliMa
    • Therapeutic Adaptive Yoga for MS (TAYMS) with Karen O’Donnell Clarke
    • Structural Assessments with Doug Keller
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance, 500 Hr. RYT
    • International Association of Yoga Therapists
  • Services:
    • Privates, small groups and classes; various styles and adaptions


Crete, Illinois

Virginia Angellotti
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  • Location:
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • 200hr + RYT
    • Stott Pilates, Balanced Body Mat and Reformer Training
    • Attend Yoga and Pilates workshops and training multiple yearly sessions with well known professionals
  •  Membership:
    • Yoga Alliance
  • Services:
    • Provide Yoga and Pilates services for "everyone including adaptive and gentle, knowledgeable instruction.
    • Pilates Reformer

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Mundelein, Illinois

Allison Wilmes
  • Contact:
    • 847.566.4717
    • allisonwilmes.yoga@gmail.com
  • Location:
    • Prairie Sunshine Yoga Studio
      • 960 Harris Road, Grayslake, IL
    • Avani Yoga Studio at the Highland Park Hospital Health and Fitness Center
      • 1501 Busch Parkway, Buffalo Grove, IL
    • Lake Forest Place
      • 1100 Pembridge Drive, Lake Forest, IL
    • Advocate Centre Club, 200 W. Golf Road
      • Libertyville, IL
    • My home studio in Mundelein, IL
      • http://sites.google.com/site/AllisonsYogaInfo
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • ERYT-200
    • working on my 500 hour certification through Doug Keller’s Swatantrya program with a focus on therapeutic yoga
    • completed Karen O’Donnell Clarke’s Adaptive Yoga for MS workshop, Chicago, 2010
    • therapeutic yoga apprentice with Gabriel Halpern at Yoga Circle in Chicago since 2006
  • Memberships:
  • Services:
    • gentle mat and chair classes
    • private therapeutic classes in my home studio in Mundelein, IL