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

Christina Hermann is the owner and primary teacher at Supernova Yoga. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance®. Her teaching is rooted in Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, which joins breath and movement for optimal health and well-being.  She started yoga as a type of exercise, a foundation for sports and her active lifestyle and as a way to balance her work routine. 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 heal and transform. She trained at Prana Yoga Center in Grand Blanc, Michigan and has been mentored by Jennifer Whipple. Christina is pursuing study with Kino McGregor and Tim Feldman at the Miami Life Center. She is an historian of the Atlantic World whose research focuses labor systems, social struggle, and Mass Incarceration. She resides in Calumet, Michigan. Christina appreciates the region's rugged landscape, ample snowfall, and simplicity of life. She delights in time spent on the trail and off with her Siberian Huskies.


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.