Carol Dunaway is a former nurse who has been a student of yoga since the 1970’s. In 2003 she began studying to teach yoga, in 2007 she received her 500 hour yoga teacher certification through the American Viniyoga Institute with founder Gary Kraftsow. She has also studied extensively with Parayoga founder Rod Stryker. Other teachers Carol has certifications from include, Judith Hanson Laseter, restorative yoga, Paul Grilley, yoga anatomy, and Saul David Raye, Thai Yoga. In 2009 Carol completed a 2 year yoga therapy certification from the American Viniyoga Institute, and in 2011 she completed a month long study of yoga philosophy in Chennai India at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandrim (KYM). The KYM is devoted to the teachings of Krishnamacharya who was an influential teacher of Gary Kraftsow. Carol is a member of The International Association of Yoga Therapists.
In addition to yoga, Carol is fully certified in Pilates mat and equipment work through Stott Pilates. She specializes in working with individuals who have injuries or special needs.
Libby, a life-long fitness advocate began as an aerobics instructor, for those of you who are old enough to remember the term. While her children were young she coached tumbling and competitive fast pitch softball. She now has over 23 years of experience including dance and step aerobics, kick boxing, circuit/cross training, cycling, Pilates and yoga. Of course her love is yoga because it creates the balance that so many are searching for these days.
As a registered yoga teacher, Libby believes continuing education in her field is essential to keep the enthusiasm flowing. She makes every effort to attend the Midwest Yoga Conference in Chicago annually. She loves cycling outdoors and dreams of traveling to India someday.