Tracey Lee Roberts, MA; E-RYT200, has been studying yoga for over 15 years, and received her 200 yoga training certificate from Alignment Yoga (Scott Anderson) in Madison, WI. Tracey now teaches classes and workshops in Compassionate Communication, a communications method based on the work of Marshall B. Rosenberg, PhD (Nonviolent Communication). She has over 150 hours of advanced training. She is passionate about making sure participants come away from her classes and workshops with practical tools that will enrich lives. Through her classical yoga training and teaching she has come to see that compassion for oneself and others is at the root of non-violence. Compassionate, authentic communication is the key to finding peace with those around us.
Jeff Wright, ME; E-RYT500, has practiced yoga for over 45 years and taught yoga for over 32 years. He received his mantra initiation from Swami Veda Bharati in 1972, and has studied with yoga masters in the Himalayan tradition in Minneapolis, with Iyengar teachers in Iowa City and Minneapolis, and completed a 500 hour certification training with Scott Anderson (Alignment Yoga) of Blue Mounds, WI in 2013. Jeff is the author of numerous articles published in Yoga Journal, Yoga International, and YogaIowa as well as several books on yoga, including his recently published, Way of Stillness. (See www.wayofstillness.com) Jeff has a BA in Philosophy and an MA in Education. He has special interests in meditation practices and yoga therapy.
Jeff offers both weekly hatha classes and group sessions of secular meditation practice (Stillness Groups) in Platteville and surrounding communities. He is on the yoga teacher training staff at Body & Soul Wellness Center and Spa and is also a volunteer with the Wisconsin Prison Mindfulness Initiative.