Instructor Loriann Keilman

Loriann began studying yoga at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center in Chicago in 1997. She earned her 200-hour teaching certificate in 2000 and became full-time staff with the Chicago center and later the Woodbourne, New York ashram (2000-2001). In 2002, she completed the advanced (500-hour) Sivananda teacher training program.

Since then, she has earned additional certifications in Yoga for Cardiac and Cancer Patients, Prenatal Yoga , Yoga for MS, Thai Yoga Massage, Reiki, etc. Loriann taught extensively at fitness centers, park districts and corporations in the Kankakee, Illinois area from 2001 through 2009 through her company, Shanti Yoga & Wellness Services. In 2008, she earned a Masters Degree in Addictions Studies, and she recently returned to teaching regular classes and workshops at several area studios. Her current style of teaching emphasizes gentle, meditative, breath-focused practice for all levels of ability.