Mindful Yoga Chicago

Accessible. Adaptive. Mindful.

Yoga and mindfulness programming for agencies, community centers, and organizations.

Who We AreOnline Yoga and Meditation Classes

Meet the Instructors

Meet our yoga and mindfulness trainers.
Melissa Leger, E-RYT 500, YAECP
Melissa Leger, E-RYT 500, YAECP
 Paul Czajkowski, RYT 200
Paul Czajkowski, RYT 200
Alix Hidal, RYT 200
Alix Hidal, RYT 200
Anastasiia Prodan, 250
Anastasiia Prodan, 250
Erica Bentley, RYT 200
Erica Bentley, RYT 200

Our Blog

Some musings from our team of instructors.
Creating Your Yoga Space at Home
April 15, 2020

How to Set Up a Home Yoga Practice Space

With yoga and meditation classes all going online, we’ve created a list of ways to set up your yoga space at home to help make your practice more comfortable.

yoga coronavirus
March 11, 2020

Should I come to yoga while there’s Coronavirus out there?

Our current policy on Coronavirus will be updated here.

how to teach to an all levels yoga class
February 26, 2020

Teaching yoga to an “all levels” class

Teaching to an all-levels yoga class is more than telling someone to take a child’s pose when they’re tired.

Setting intention for yoga class
June 20, 2019

Setting Intentions for Yoga Class

Have you ever felt just a bit lost when a yoga instructor says, “Set your intention for class.” Learn what an intention is and how to create one.

Decreasing Barriers to Access for Mindfulness nad Yoga
April 16, 2019

How Yoga Teachers Can Decrease Barriers to Entry

As yoga professionals, we can decrease the barriers to entry. In this post, we outline steps everyone can take to bring yoga to underserved populations.

affordable yoga mat
April 14, 2019

What yoga mat should I buy?

New yoga students often ask us, “What yoga mat should I buy?” We have outlined some of our recommendations at different price points.

April 11, 2019

DIY Yoga Mat Spray

Save money and reduce waste my making your own yoga mat spray.

Myths about Mindfulness from Mindful Yoga Chicago
November 19, 2018

Myths about Mindfulness Meditation

Every mindfulness class we teach, it seems like we are dispelling myths about mindfulness. Here are a few thoughts on what mindfulness is and what it isn’t.

Continuing Education for Yoga Instructors
June 30, 2018

Continuing Education Courses

If you’re a yoga instructor who is looking for additional CE credits, we provide education to help enhance your classes as well as obtain Yoga Alliance CE Credits. Our teacher training courses focus on stress reduction techniques, safely instructing students, and the business of yoga. Courses currently offered are: Adapting classes to the individuals Teaching yoga with essential oils Teaching and Methodology Yoga sequencing To find out more check out our courses on our Yoga Certification

Yoga instructors for your business or fitness center
June 13, 2018

Yoga Programming

Yoga classes can significantly increase revenues, build community, and help your organization with their overall mission and vision. However, most organizations don’t know where to start with yoga. The coordinators may have never even taken a yoga class before. So they do what any smart person would do and post a job ad getting hundreds of applicants. Sure they all seem nice enough so they go with the one that interviewed well.  Fast forward one