Molly McManus Health Updates

Hello Yoga North Community, We'd like to use this space to keep you updated with how our dear Molly McManus is doing in recovering from her serious illness and ways that you can be supportive. THANK YOU to Lynda Parella and Ann Maxwell for taking over the teaching of...

Yoga North ISYI Teacher Training Alumni: Catharine Larsen

We asked Catharine about how she became interested in yoga teacher training at Yoga North. Here's what she told us. Yoga has played an extremely important part in my life. I kind of “fell” into it many years ago, but as I became more involved, I  couldn’t get enough...

COVID-19 Update

Dear Yoga North Students,   After research & contemplation, Yoga North is going to suspend our in-person studio classes starting today through March 30th. Our yoga community's safety and health is our priority. This date could obviously change according to...

A Letter of Gratitude by Allie Dittmer

A Letter of Gratitude by Allie Dittmer

This isn’t a sales pitch for Yoga North ISYI 500 hour yoga teacher training; this is an expression of deep gratitude. It has been a year of growth, understanding, and wisdom. As every emotion under the sun was experienced during teacher training, I wouldn’t change a...

Yoga North ISYI 200 Hour Teacher Training Alumni: Amy Fogarty

Yoga North ISYI 200 Hour Teacher Training Alumni: Amy Fogarty

Amy Fogarty is a registered yoga teacher (RYT 200), an Ayurvedic yoga specialist, and a registered nurse with a doctorate in nursing practice. She is passionate about using the gifts of hatha yoga, somatic exercises, and Ayurveda lifestyle wisdom to support the wellbeing of herself and others.

Present Moments: by Allie Dittmer

Present Moments: by Allie Dittmer

Have you ever caught yourself living somewhere else in your mind, far away from your physical body? I have caught myself living in the future, planning for all the things I want. I have caught myself living in the past, wishing I could go back and do something...

Yoga Teacher Training: A Reflection by Ana Mattson

Yoga Teacher Training: A Reflection by Ana Mattson

Before I started yoga teacher training, I was in a dark place. I was still in the healing mode of trauma, I was perfectionistic, self-conscious, and transitioning back to living in Duluth. My mind ran away with thoughts that would made anxiety strike. Situations would...

Looking from the Outside In by Allie Dittmer

Looking from the Outside In by Allie Dittmer

I had a desire for something more in my life. I was in a period where I did not understand my mind, or body. I felt the need for more movement, more freedom, and a new experience.  I went to a few yoga classes and I felt like I had scratched an itch, but I was...

Unwritten & Unspoken by Allie Dittmer

Unwritten & Unspoken by Allie Dittmer

Our life is controlled by rules.  Formal rules, unwritten rules, and unspoken rules. From the day we are born to the day we die, we either follow or break the rules.  There are the rules created by the government that we fight to keep or die trying to...

Kapha is Coming by Zach Zube

Kapha is Coming by Zach Zube

Winter: Part 2 In the northern midwest of Minnesota, we have begun the transition of seasons. From the dry, deeply cold, and isolating fall and winter, we are beginning the shift toward the slightly wetter, heavier, slushy and damp cold of late winter.  Even...

About Yoga North

We are committed to your systematic development in postures, breath, meditation, and towards the goal of knowing yourself. Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute in Duluth, Minnesota – known for Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Certification – uses a progressive approach including SomaYoga and Therapeutic yoga, bridging these techniques back to classic postures. Our teachings also include Yoga Philosophy, Sacred texts, and Ayurveda. We provide yoga classes in a variety of styles – with more than 20 weekly classes and over a dozen instructors, there is a class to serve everyone – from pain resolution to athletic performance.

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