Kara Schmidt | Paoli, IN Founder & organizer of WomIN Motion, Kara is a movement "enthusiast", and likes finding ways to use body movement and to experience joy, playfulness, strength & freedom. Certified in Yoga and AcroYoga, Kara has owned and managed various yoga studios in both Chicago and Northern Indiana. Most recently she founded So IN Body located in Paoli, Indiana, her hometown, which offers all kinds and levels of movement classes. Kara is also a Thai Yoga Bodyworker. Always interested in deepening her study, she is currently working on a certification in Movement for Trauma with Jane Clapp of Toronto.
Bethany Pruitt | Ft. Wayne, IN Yoga Teacher & Licensed Clinical Social Worker Bio:Bethany is Registered Yoga Teacher 200-hour and Licensed Clinical Social Worker working primarily with people with eating disorders and body image concerns. She has completed advanced training on using yoga as a healing modality for those with eating disorders and trauma. She lives, works, and teaches in Fort Wayne, IN.
Dawn Lee | Bedford, IN Dance & Personal Training Bio:Adventure enthusiast, outdoor lover, dance addict. I am an avid runner and do many races each year. I am also a dance addict and dance at least twice a week at various events. I have an adventure guide company that I just started last year with adventures to Costa Rica available. My website is www.justsayyesadventures.com. #justsayyesadv Workshop #1: Intro to Kizomba Dancing. I will introduce the 3 basic steps of the dance and a few extra tricks. This is a dance from Africa. Workshop #2: Bootcamp. A 45min butt-kicking workout.
Evie Phelps | Mitchell, IN Bio: A crochet designer, coffee addict and teacher or anything. Loves expressing herself through adorable crocheted animals and wants to teach everyone to do the same! The love of her life is her cat Meanie, and yes her husband knows. Workshop: Intro to Crocheting. We will learn how to start crochet pieces, work on two stitches and end with a dishcloth!
More teachers to come... If you would like to teach for the 2020 WomIN Motion Retreat, please fill out a workshop submission form.