Teaching

Christina Hermann, Ph.D., E-RYT, Owner

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Christina Hermann is the owner and primary teacher of Supernova Yoga. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance®. Her teaching is rooted in Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga, which join breath and movement for optimal health and well-being.  She started yoga training as a type of exercise, a foundation for sports and her active lifestyle.  But, physical injury deepened her practice. Christina credits yoga for her recovery from a debilitating shoulder injury. Her teaching is dedicated to sharing yoga’s power to comfort, heal, and transform. She trained at Prana Yoga in Grand Blanc, Michigan. She has been mentored by Jennifer Whipple, who studied extensively with yoga masters, Johnny and Brian Kest, Seane Corn, Shiva Rae, Mark Whitwell, Ana Forest, Kathy McNames, and Beryl Bender Birch. She is an historian who resides in Calumet, Michigan.  

Jill Kalcich, M.D., RYT

Jill has been studying and practicing yoga for 20+ years.  Throughout medical school and residency, she practiced yoga to help keep he stress levels in check.  Then, in 2014, she took her first kundalini class.  She really connected with the energy and therapeutic aspects of the practice. She is passionate about sharing this with others.  She completed her teacher training in Hawaii. Jill has been teaching yoga part-time since then.  When Jill is not doing yoga or practicing medicine you can find her hiking with her family, gardening, or enjoying a good book.  

Renate Giannini, RYT

Renate is a Yoga Alliance® Certified Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) with a wealth of teaching experience. She has practiced yoga for thirty years. Renate studied yoga in Northern India with Himalayan Master Yogrishi Vishvketu. She has also completed training in Meditation (2007) and Reiki (2006).

She has led sessions in Eagle Harbor, Michigan since 2004. Renate has attracted dedicated practitioners who value her insight, experience, and meditative approach. She made the Copper Country her home in 1999. Renate loves being close to Lake Superior--kayaking and scuba diving. She enjoys spending time in nature hiking, bird watching, berry-picking, and snowshoeing.  She also enjoys reading about nature, texts on spiritual philosophy, and works of historical fiction.