Susan Janssen



Susan Janssen graduated with a BBA in Marketing from the University of Notre Dame. Since, she has directed her energies toward education, art, and health. Susan has practiced yoga for twenty years. She has taken classes and workshops with national teachers Tias Little, Gabriel Halpern, Mary Reilly, and Rolf Gates. She completed an Iyengar Yoga Immersion Experience in Bali directed by James Murphy of the Iyengar Institute New York. She obtained her teaching certification through Prairie Yoga in Lisle, Illinois studying under Lori Gaspar and taught yoga in south suburban Chicago. Susan’s classes are alignment-based; she emphasizes strength and stability to promote an overall feeling of wellness.

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