Prairie Certified Teachers


The following teachers have completed all requirements and have been certified by Prairie Yoga as of 6/15/18.

200-hour certified yoga teachers

Ackli Howell, River Forest, IL
Aimee Baskovic
Alexandra Alcaraz, St. Louis, MO
Alexandra Webber
Alexis Hein
Allie Gadziemski
Allison Mosier
Alyssa Swengel
Amanda Bush, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Amanda Holbert
Amber Morgan
Amber Timm
Amy Forslund-Amos
Amy Henry
Amy Kaskie
Amy L. Mook
Amy F. Schram
Amy Slyfield
Andrea L. Leppert
Andrea (Andi) Rose Job
Andrea Tellez
Andrea Zomberg
Angel Hayden
Angie Dotson
Anna Raphael, Holland/Saugatuck, MI
Anna Shilov Sterk
AnnElise Cederlund, Woodridge, IL
Annette Wilkes
Anton Grasch
Antonia M. Wang
April Berta, Naperville, IL
Austen Fussman, Mt Pleasant, MI
Barbara M. Merrill
Barbara J. Rapchak
Beth Farmer
Beth Gordon
Bethany D. Smith
BJ Rahn
Bettina Cousineau
Bolortuya (Ruby) Altangerel
Bonnie Slayton
Brett H. Samuels
Brittany N. Peterson
Carly Beneke
Carollee Farrow Buechner
Carolyn A. Schroeder
Carolyn Skoirchet, Brookfield, IL
Casey Marie Thoma
Casey M. Messner
Cathy Hall
Cathy Nolan
Catherine Bertini
Catherine Drumm
Catherine Lenahan
Catherine McKenzie
Catherine Wagner, Bartlett, IL
Cathleen Chay
Carla Wills
Carlene Haavig
Carlye Cole
Carmen Albany
Carol Dicks
Carrie L. Davis
Casey Cardona
Cecelia Littlefield
Chelsea Hamilton Brown
Cherie McGuire
Cheryl Block
Chitra Menon
Chitra Singh
Christine Lund
Christine Nifong
Claire Bos
Claudia Apuzzo
Colleen Fasbender
Colleen T. Patton
Courtney Henderson
Courtney Leestma
Courtney Russell
Cyndi Karges, Joliet, IL
Cynthia L. Presson, Homer Glen, IL
Daphne McKee
Danielle Bechert
Danielle Birch
Danna Kirsten Lee
Dawn Morrow
Deborah Konopka, North Aurora, IL
Debra F. Jenkins 
Debra Zielke
Deedra D. Frizsell
Deirdre Reishus, Crystal Lake, IL
Dena M. Geras, Palos Hills, IL
Denise A. Baker, Grand Rapids, MI
Denise Lyn Sandor
Denise Sutherland
Diane Christensen
Diane Perretto
Diane Pettinger
Dipty Maharaj
Donald Bae
Donna King Ohman
Donna Prenta
Donna Williams, Frankfort, IL
Duane H. Welte
Dyann Valentine
Eileen Santos Rosete
Elizabeth Arnold
Elizabeth Rose
Elizabeth Syster
Elizabeth Vesto
Ellen McKenzie McNamara
Ellen Papan
Ellen Scollins
Emily Sluiter
Emma Rose Gasinski
Erika Grimm
Erin Hilbert
Erin LaRose
Erin McCombs
Erin Bickus Stevenson
Evelyn K. Hazenberg, Ada, MI
Fiona J. Jenkins
Genaya Syverson
Geneva Ali
Glory Jordan, Bloomingdale, IL
Gracemarie Boland, Naperville, IL
Gretchen Fruchey, Fort Wayne, IL
Hannah Ciurej
Heather A. Moesch
Heather Applegate
Heather Ryan
Heidi Kinnally
Huiying Xiao
James Stewart, Glen Ellyn, IL
Jamie Kozlowicz
Janae Ernst
Janaina Chaykovskiy
Janayha Jean Hamilton
Jane Fountain
Jane Siarny
Janine Rossi, Homewood, IL
Jeanette Virden, St Charles, IL
Jeannine Majka
Jen Nielson
Jenna Wendel
Jennifer Biddle
Jennifer Brenner, Mokena, IL
Jennifer Lester
Jennifer Piwnicki
Jennifer Wachter, Naperville, IL
Jenny Oyallon-Koloski
Jeremy Arndt
Jessica Burkett
Jessica Graves, Chicago, IL
Jessica Krejcie
Jeyameenakshi Rajappan
Jill Charbonneau-McCormick
Jillmarie Kawaoka
Jim Cogan, Chicago, IL
Jina Lauer
Jo Meszaros, Wilmington, IL
Joan Binder
Joan Whitmore
Joann Pierce
Joelle Hval
Jonathan Pearson
Judi Slakter, Elmhurst, IL
Judy Handler
Judith K. Kuiper
Judy Kuypers, Decatur, IL
Juliana Cesano
Julianna Orellana
Julie Cole
Julie Loftus
Julie M. Gentile
Julie Hopkins
Julie Mackey, Wheaton, IL
Julie White
Karen Amick
Karen Bailey
Karen Geiger
Karen Hostert
Karen Koval, Elmhurst, IL
Karen M. Olson, Naperville, IL
Karin Steinbach
Karly Hillard
Kassandra McElhiney
Kate  Klauseger
Katherine Navadomskis
Katherine Van Eynde
Kathie Erickson-Jarka
Kathleen Kerlin
Kathleen Anne Langan
Kathryn Carr, St. Charles, IL
Kathryn O'Grady
Kathy Anderson
Kathy I. Julien
Kathy Kibbe
Kathy Larson
Kathy Welsh
Katie Dunlap
Kay Eck
Kelli Calzaretta
Kelly Honor Lichter, Schaumburg, IL
Kelly Hutner
Kelly Shomin
Kent Beidelman
Kiley Surma
Kim McComas-White
Kim Teodori
Kimberly A. Becker
Kimberly Fisher
Kimberly Lenza
Kimberly Winston
Kristin Malone
Kristen Gurnitz Bernier
Kristen Mimlitz
Kristen Schmidt
Kristie Anne Cichon
Kristine Cardamone, Glen Ellyn, IL
Kristine Graham
Kumkum Kumar
Lakshmi Athota
Lara Freeland
Laura Anderson, Spring Lake, MI
Laura Coen
Laura Jean Brown
Laura E. Lopez
Laura Meagher
Laura Burkett Holstine
Laura Marie Plouffe
Laura Egley Taylor
Lauren Bradberry, Lombard, IL
Lauren Gibbons
Lauren Hribek, Grand Rapids, MI
Lauren M James
Lauren Karalis
Lauren Kiczula
Lauren Reese
Leia Ziomek
Lesa Bradford
Leslie Kasinger-Weber
Lili Gray
Lillian Schmitt
Lin VanderBeek, Grand Rapids, MI
Linda Ketterer
Linda Ritter
Lindsey Maksim
Lisa S Burlingame
Lisa Desideri
Lisa Hoff
Lisa Kohne
Lisa O'Neill-Barker
Lisa Schutz
Lisa Williams
Lisa Yee
Loreta Medoniene
Lori Holland, Wyoming, MI
Lori Reineke
Lori Sundberg
Louis Cammiso
Lynda Carr, Aurora, IL
Magy Raheyam
Margaret Barrett
Margaret O’Mullan, Hinsdale, IL
Marjorie (Jorie) Sligh
Maria Michael
Marianne R. Gerry, Sugar Grove, IL
Marianne Zarzecki
Marie Nicole Madigan
Mary Ann Aubrey, Glen Ellyn, IL
Mary Catherine Wagner
Mary Claire Keane
Mary M. Francis
Mary Williams
Mary Kay Elliott
Mary Newell
Marysue Baker
Meagan Cheve Washington-Sims
Megan Kelly-Sasso
Meghan Madderom
Meghan Rohde
Melissa Apple
Melissa R. Dyrda
Melissa Rusk
Mercedes Nagel
Michael Wallock
Michele R Agney
Michele King
Michele D. Kornhauser
Michele Lum
Michelle JoAnn Allen
Michelle Jurss
Michelle Ramaker
Mina Baha
Misha Williams
Misty Weeks
Monique Sheree Porsandeh
Motomi Naito
Nancy Grzeszak
Nancy Kavathas
Nancy McGourty
Nancy Schleifer
Nancy Wedemeyer, St. Charles, IL
Natalie McDonnell
Natalie Ward
Natasha Schmitt
Nicole T. Dunn, Holland, MI
Nicole Trethewey-Rawling
Nicole Shamo
Pamela Rogers
Pat Perrier
Patricia A. Steffensen
Patricia English
Peg Kolinski
Peggy Fillippone
Peri Phillips
Paul Filippi
Pam Weimer
Penny Dullaghan, Indianapolis, IN
Penny B. Hoglund
Rachel Johanek
Rachel Lackowski
Racee Matice
Ramona Wis
Randall Bernon McClallen
Rebecca Carlson
Rebecca Lipscomb
Rebecca Stiles
Rebecca Vredenburg
Rebecca Willaert
Rhonda Markham
Rita Dianati, M.D., M.P.H.
Rita Williams, Naperville, IL
Rosemarie K. Gloor
Ryan McGraw
Sabine M. Gallagher
Saikhantuya Chuluun
Sally Doyle Zarafonetis
Samantha Johnsen
Sandy Dixon, Geneva, IL
Sarah Schubert
Sarah E. Smith
Sarah Thelen
Shaina M. Krieger
Shamim Kanchwala
Shannon Austin
Shannon Fierke
Sharon Petrovich
Sharon Schmuker
Shawn Mervenne
Sheila Callahan
Sherry Gesiorski
SoLita M. Greene
Somranchana Personette
Sonya Maldeney-Cull
Stacy Sanicki
Stefanie Hoover, Sugar Grove, IL
Stefany W. Welch
Stephanie Oczepek
Stephanie Worth
Sue Palumbo
Sue Seipel, Woodridge, IL
Susan Burgos
Susan Janssen
Susan Litviak
Susan Mettel, Downers Grove, IL
Susan Mitchell
Suzy Nugent-Shepard
Tamara Herskovic
Tammy Gibbs
Tara Petrusch, Naperville, IL
Terri Atkinson
Tiffany Lichlyter
Tina Montana
Tina Tazian, Fort Wayne, IN
Tina VanderKlok
Theresa Graham
Therese Carlson, Western Springs, IL
Tom Barry
Toni Wenger
Tonya McCarty
Tonya Qualls
Tracie D. Morris
Tracy Connor
Valene G. Heyes
Veronica Elaine Nesbit
Viki Distin, Grand Rapids, MI
Victoria Dean
Victoria I. Salzbrun
Victoria Litcheva
Victoria Pindred, Grand Rapids, MI
Vitri Rachmadiyanto
Vivian Prapuolenis
Warren C. Armstrong
Wendy Kopala
William Henry

500-hour certified yoga teachers

Ackli Howell
Alison Larkin
Alison Mackellar
Alyssa Swengel
Amanda Stivers
Amy Massat
Amy Merritt, Downers Grove, IL
April Storms, Plainfield, IL
Barbara J. Rapchak, Asheville, NC
Cara Chang Mutert, Woodstock, IL
Colleen Fasbender, Geneva, IL
DeeAnn Carlson, West Chicago, IL
Donatella Santoro
Elizabeth Scanlan
Elizabeth Vesto
Gretchen Fruchey
Heather Avery
Janet-Lynn Novotny
Jennifer Botka, Villa Park, IL
Jennifer A. Brenner
Jenny Bermingham
Juli Cronin
Julie McKune
Karen Joyce Lloyd, Santa Rosa, CA
Laura Gibson
Laura Reynolds
Linda Troutman, Lombard, IL
Lisa Soron
Lisa Sparagna
Lynda Carr, Aurora, IL
Marinda Stopforth
Megan Miller
Merril Miller, Chicago
Michael A. Furmanek, Orland Park, IL
Nancy Wedemeyer
Nicole Gritis
Paula Gardner, Orland Park, IL
Polly Deardorff
Poonam Gupta
Rachel Lackowski
Rebecca Russell, Glen Ellyn, IL
Reeny Linstrom
Rita Meier
Sheri Slas, Burr Ridge, IL
Stacy DiGregorio, Tampa, FL
Sylvia Washington
Theresa Nelles
Therese Carlson, Western Springs, IL
Tom Barry, Batavia, IL
Tracy Caracciolo
Tracy Lawrence-Black
Trisha Nealon, Wilmette, IL
Valeria Leavit