Neil & Shar Riemer

Owners

Yoga Center is the gold standard of yoga in the Midwest. We believe Yoga is for everyone and accessible for all populations. Our teachers meet rigorous requirements for experience and expertise and are selectively chosen to ensure teaching excellence. We honor the deep traditions that encapsulate yoga and are dedicated to teaching it as a practice that has a lasting impact on the lives of our students. We look forward to you practicing with us.

Jennifer Gray

Founder & Owner

In September 2000 Jennifer opened the doors of the Yoga Center with hopes and dreams of helping people find yoga and rediscover who they are truly meant to be.A wife, a mother of three, a yoga instructor, and a business woman.

Jennifer Colletti

Executive Vice President
Retail, Marketing & Retreats

Jennifer is a former Fashion Designer, turned Certified Yoga Instructor & Wellness Expert with a special expertise in Yoga for Women’s Health; Infertility, Fertility, Prenatal, Postnatal, Babies, Families & Menopause.

Bridget Basta

Director of Teachers & Programs

Bridget joined the staff of the Yoga Center of Minneapolis in 2012 when she moved to the Twin Cities from Chicago, IL. With over a decade of experience in program development and teacher education, Bridget is passionately committed to the advancement of meaningful learning for all.

Nichole Vesperman

Office Manager

Jennifer Hawkins-Finn

Assistant Studio Manager

Jen Brandt

Director of 230-Hour Teacher Training

Celia McCoy

300-Hour Coordinator

Celia was brought to yoga in 2008, when her sister-in-law invited her to join a small class made up of friends. Though the weekly class was at first an excuse to spend time away from her toddler daughter, she quickly found that yoga had much more to offer

Sarah Jane Wroblewski

1000-Hour Yoga Therapy Coordinator

Sarah Jane is on a mission of love. Recognizing love as the most powerful healing agent in the world, she finds in yoga the perfect vehicle. She believes there is something for everyone in yoga, and loves tailoring a style to really fit her students’ physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Chad Walberg

Yoga Study Program Administrator