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Bismarck, North Dakota

Bonnie Torrance, RYT

  • Contact:
  • Location:
    • Pinwheel Creative Movement Center, Bismarck, ND
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:
    • Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm, Grass Valley, CA, 200 hour certification, 2007
    • Continuing Education:
      • 2009, Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke, Sioux Falls, SD, 15 CEUs
      • 2008, Yoga Inversion Workshop with Amber Gross at Pinwheel, CMC, LLC in Bismarck, ND, 3 CEU's
      • 2006, Living Your Yoga with Judith Hanson Lasater, sponsored by Pinwheel CNC, LLC, held at the University of Mary, Bismarck, ND
      • 2005, Restorative Yoga with judith Hanson Lasater in Mitchell, SD
      • 2004, Spirit of Yoga in Practice with Carolyn Hedin at the Spirit Room in Fargo, ND
      • 2004, Anusara Workshop with Jamie Allison Turner, Yoga Center, Billings, MT
  • Member:
    • Yoga Alliance, RYT200
  • Services:
    • Group classes
      • Hatha Yoga Level 1&2 at Pinwheel, CMC, LLC
      • Hatha Yoga Restorative/Level 1 at Heartview Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Center
      • Adaptive Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis
      • Adaptive yoga for orthopedic issues
      • Tai Chi
    • Private classes for organizations, individuals, couples and families, and students with special needs.
    • I produce a cable show "Yoga Daily Practice" which may be viewed online (see Dakota Media Access link above.)

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Fargo, North Dakota

Carolyn Espel, RYT

  • Contact:
    • Mailing address:  2997 Peterson Pkwy.  Fargo, ND 58102
    • Phone:  701.238.9281
    • Email:  c.espel@yahoo.com
  • Class Locations:   
    • Heartsprings Wellness Center, 2010 Elm Street North, Fargo, ND 58102
    • Cass County Jail, Fargo, ND
    • First Lutheran Church, 619 Broadway, Fargo, ND 58102
  • Professional Certifications and Continuing Education:      
    • 2005, Yoga of the West 200 Hour Certification
    • Included a broad exposure to a variety of yoga styles including Iyengar, Viniyoga, Bikram, Ashtanga and Baptiste.
    • 2009, Teaching Adaptive Yoga for Mulitple Sclerosis with Karen O'Donnell Clarke in Sioux Falls, SD.
    • Continuing Education through Yoga Journal’s pre-conference Teacher Intensives on Yoga Therapy
      • with emphasis on shoulders, hips, knees, the back, and the bandhas. 
    • Continuing Education through Kripalu Center’s Yoga Therapy Conference with workshops on
      • Positional Movement Therapy
      • Ayurvedic principles
      • heart centered yoga
      • yoga for depression
      • yoga for anxiety
      • nutrition
      • Integrative Yoga Therapy for high blood pressure
      • Self Awakening yoga.
    • Continuing Education studying yogic philosophy with Beryl Bender Birch.
    • Continuing Education studying Yoga as Therapy with Doug Keller.
    • Personal study on back issues including scoliosis and disorders of the low back.
    • American Council on Exercise Group Fitness Instructor Certification with emphasis on yoga and seniors.
  • Member: 
    • Yoga Alliance RYT 200
    • International Association of Yoga Therapists
    • American Council on Exercise
  • Services:
    • General yoga classes
    • Adaptive yoga classes
    • Yoga for seniors
    • Specialty classes
    • Private lessons
    • Yoga for MS
    • I enjoy assisting others to find a healthy yoga practice that meets them where they are and takes them to a new sense of peace and wellness.  I believe in living the idea that yoga is accessible to all individuals.