Global Family Yoga was founded as a way for our family to reach out and support the global family. It is the fulfillment of a vision that has been evolving among us for many years.
Mira Binzen begin_of_the_skype_highlightin end_of_the_skype_hgraduated from the University of Minnesota in 1991 with a degree in child psychology. She received her teacher’s training certificate from Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Ashram in India in 1999. She is certified to teach both children and adults, and is registered at the 500-hour level with Yoga Alliance. Before moving to Chicago, Mira was a Yoga therapist with the Integrative Medicine Program at Minneapolis Children’s Hospital and has been teaching classes to children, families and adults for many years. For her, the heart of Yoga is discovering the self through joy and laughter. Her education, experience, and deep commitment to improving the lives of children and families are combined to create a training program of the highest quality.
Her partners are her mother and sister. Besides being The Mom (you know the description - family pillar, source of unending strength and support, provider of unconditional love and encouragement - every business should have one), Cheryl Binzen has an impressive background in business management. For the last several years she has committed her time to various not-for-profit peace initiatives. Her warm heart and giving spirit are a privilege to share.
Sister Stephanie’s background is in new business development. Over the years she has been involved in numerous product developments, business expansions and start-up companies. She couldn't be more thrilled to now be nurturing a business that in turn nurtures children, their families and the global community. Stephanie’s genuine friendliness and quick wit will immediately make you feel like one of the family.
In Hawaii, Ohana means family – in the big extended meaning of the word.
We welcome you to ours!