O'Fallon Progress

Sterling graduates from Kripalu’s yoga teacher training; classes starting in O’Fallon in April

Melissa A. Sterling of has been awarded a 200-hour yoga-teacher certification from Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, Mass.

Former Chief Marketing Communications Officer for Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS St. Elizabeth’s), long time O’Fallon resident and past Chamber of Commerce BOD member, Sterling, MA, K-RYT, will begin teaching gentle and moderate level courses, part-time in April through O’Fallon Parks and Recreation.

Four week sessions, each $32/session, will begin in April. Signups are available online (see link) or at the Parks Department in Katy Cavins Center. https://apm.activecommunities.com/ofallonparksrecreation/Activity_Search?txtActivitySearch=yoga&clear=true

Kripalu Yoga is a conscious practice of physical yoga postures, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques for integrating body, mind and spirit. The 200-hour Kripalu Yoga teacher training, which conforms to the national standards of the Yoga Alliance, provides Sterling with a solid foundation in the technical skills needed to teach yoga safely and effectively.

Yoganand Michael Carroll, Dean of the Kripalu School of Yoga, says, “Graduates of the Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training program are steeped in an ancient and authentic yoga that is informed by modern medical and scientific understanding. Kripalu Yoga teachers are skillful in bringing the rich benefits of yoga to modern practitioners leading busy lives in the world.”

For more information about Sterling visit www.linkedin.com/in/melissakeim or more information about Kripalu, visit www.kripalu.org.