Meditative Movements: Mind Body Exercise Program

Who is Certified to Teach Meditative Movements?

   The following individuals have completed or are in the process of obtaining their Meditative Movements teaching certificates. If you are interested in offering Meditative Movements at your facility or in your area, please contact us at 612-710-3415 to discuss.

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About Allison

   Allison Runchey is passionate about movement and its ability to create peace and well-being within the body, mind and spirit. In addition to her training in Meditative Therapeutic Movements, she has studied modern dance, pilates, anatomy and energy healing.

    She has a BA in Sociology and is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Holistic Health Studies from St. Catherine University in Minnesota. She lives in St. Paul and enjoys swimming, dancing and practicing T'ai Chi Ch'uan.

Instructor Level: Beginner

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About Deb

   Change is inevitable. Letting go of old beliefs and allowing for new powerful messages to become my reality is my work in my second half of life. Sobriety in 1981 rocketed my course though it was not easy. I graduated at the U of M with a BA in sociology and a minor in psychology.

   I practiced Kenpo and Shotokan karate for self defense which enabled me to feel strong and awake. Later I grew to enjoy Hatha Yoga, Iyengar Yoga and now I am passionate about Kundalini Yoga and Naad vocal training. I continue to expand my compassion for others by advocacy for the homeless overlapping with mental illness. Meditative Movements is my tool which teaches me daily that indeed I am able to live out my dreams. Deb teaches at churches and high rise facilities.

Instructor Level: Beginner

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About Judy

   Judy Coughlin has been working in the fitness and wellness industry for 25 years. As a wellness coach, yoga and group fitness instructor, she has worked with companies such as United Health Group, Lifetime Fitness and Melrose Institute Eating Disorder Clinic. Judy is the owner of Restore Core Wellness and most of her fitness classes are in the St. Louis Park area. As a speaker at the Women's Spirituality Conference, she likes exploring our dream world and how women can value themselves.

   Judy is also passionate about dancing and traveling.

Instructor Level: Beginner

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About Katie

   Katie Baumtrog is devoted to the healing practices. Through her own health crisis, she realized the importance of eating healthier, thinking positively, utilizing affirmations, and visualizing desired outcomes. That is why Meditative Movements is a great addition to her skill set.

   She is also certified in Reiki, Infinite Possibilities and is completing the Holistic Nutrition coursework. Anything is possible if you put your mind to it and practice with great techniques like Meditative Movements.

   Katie is a mom, wife, sister, friend. She has a son named Owen and a husband Ryan. She likes working and helping people of all ages and really desires to teach children how to challenge their thoughts at a young age so they can manifest their dreams! Please contact her if you know of a great place to teach in Minnesota.

Instructor Level: Beginner

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About Sue

   Sue Buckland was first introduced to Meditative Movements when she was in a stressful chapter of her life. She was putting all of her energy and attention on others. By practicing Meditative Movements and focusing on her own mind, body and spirit needs, she started to change. She loved how she was feeling so much that she wanted to share the movements with others.

   Sue has taught preschool age children, been an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and has earned her Black Belt in karate.

   She enjoys spending time with her husband and son, along with reading, creating crafts and playing games. Being on the beach and playing in the sun and sand is her ultimate spot to be in the world!

Instructor Level: Beginner

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About Ellie

   Ellie created the Meditative Movements technique out of her own need to experience life in a fit body, calm mind and energized being. Practicing this technique for over 30 years has brought healing to her physical, emotional, mental and spiritual afflictions.

    While raising her three children on her own, she taught 14 classes a week for 10 years. Now she volunteers her time and substitutes for fellow instructors. She loves traveling and playing with her six grandchildren. Ellie is a snowbird and spends her time in Florida and Minnesota.

Instructor Level: Master

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