Resources for Yoga & Meditation in the Upper Midwest…and Beyond

The following are resources for Yoga & Meditation in the Upper Midwest & Beyond. The Edge publishes Featured Business in its print edition every month except June and November, when The Edge Directory appears in print. The Edge encourages you to use these resources to support your journey in life. To appear in The Edge’s Featured Business listings, contact Cathy at 763.433.9291 or email her at

Bliss Yoga Studio,, — Since 2007, Bliss Yoga Studio has offered the Twin Cities the best restorative yoga. Offering a wide range of yoga classes, workshops and private instruction in Restorative yoga, Vinyasa and SomaYoga all taught by experienced Yoga Alliance certified instructors emphasizing healthy alignment and technique, while giving attention to individual needs.

Fulfillment Meditation, Jean Wallis, 612.874.1453 — Fulfillment Meditation is mantra-based meditation activated with sacred ceremony by a teacher. Open your Divine Heart with the Love Mantra. Liberate your mind. Balance your emotions. Harmonize your body. Influence your environment. Activate your Eternal Consciousness. Group, individual; short- and long-term study.

Golden Light Healing Retreat Center, Amy Wilinski, 7102 Sundew Road, Sobieski, WI  54171, 920.609.8277,, — Yoga Instructors! Looking for a place to host a yoga retreat? We have it! Our large main room with cork floor is perfect for your practice or enjoy the great outdoors in the middle of 200-acres of fields and forests. Lodging and wonderful meals are provided to nurture your group.

Good Vibrations Yoga, 11 10th Ave. S. (free parking lot at 9th Ave S.), Hopkins, MN 55343, — Good Vibrations provides daily yoga and meditation classes. We host workshops and continuing education, many teachers on staff having over a decade of experience teaching in yoga, meditation and healing modalities. We welcome beginners through advanced yogis in search of a quiet place in which to destress, learn and practice. We are also offering a licensed YTT program beginning in February.

Jessica Hoch, Moxie Malas, — Peacefully Untamed Jewelry created for you, inspired by the best version of yourself. Reclaim your power, live with purpose, peace & Intention. Malas and bracelets made by hand in Minnesota. Bracelet and Intention workshops also available.

Della McGee, Inner Peace Movement Studio, 651.270.9136, — Yoga For You is designed around the needs of the students.  Della uses a combination of Hatha, Kundalini and Yin yoga poses to create relaxation in the body and calmness in the mind.  Each class ends with a meditation.  All levels welcome.  Classes in Eagan & Hastings.

The Meditation Center, 631 University Ave. NE, Minneapolis, MN, 612.379.2386, — Yoga Meditation in the Himalayan Yoga Tradition. We offer six-week progressive series classes in Meditation and Hatha Yoga; drop-in Hatha Yoga classes on Wednesday and Saturday mornings; drop-in Hatha Yoga at 6 p.m. and guided Meditation at 7 p.m. as part of our Thursday Program. Easy online registration for series classes and workshops.

North Metro Yoga/Pilates, 612.850.0071, — Group or private. Hiyala has taught 20+ years. Now in North Oaks, Spring Lake Park, and St. Anthony Village. Meditative, Therapeutic style with extra options for those who want more challenge. Hiyala also offers Thai Yoga Therapy, a clothes-on bodywork with assisted stretches.

Upper Midwest Hanmi Buddhist Association, Vajracharya ZhiChan, Charlotte M. Steen, 651-278-0697,, — Serving all with an open heart-mind through Chinese Esoteric (Hanmi) Buddhist spiritual healing services, meditation classes, and dharma rites.  Ordained in November 2010 at YingTian Temple, China by Mahavairocana Golden Crown Dharma King Dechan Jueren.


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