Heidi Zalewski

Heidi has been practicing yoga for about 10 years. She has always been physically active and at the same time always sought a sense of connection and wholeness through spiritual and meditative practices. She found the perfect combination of these aspects of health and wellness in Yoga. She first recognized the beneficial potential of yoga by practicing yoga at home with videos but truly fell in love with yoga after taking her first group class.

Heidi has her Masters Degree in Social Work and originally worked with adolescents with substance abuse issues until she and her family moved to Illinois where she transitioned to working from home to have more time and flexibility while raising her 3 children. As her children have grown and become more independent, Heidi has had time to focus more thoroughly on her yoga practice. It has been like coming home, as she feels the trajectory of yoga for her has been a lifelong process of reconnecting to her true self and purpose. It seemed a natural progression to complete her 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training with Mara Campbell enabling her to share the healing and growth she has found through Yoga with others. She is absolutely thrilled to be teaching at the Yoga Effect.

In addition to practicing and teaching yoga, Heidi loves to spend time with her husband, three children, and two dogs. She also enjoys reading, hiking, camping, and knitting.

Goings On

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Yogi Sprouts March Session

with Nancy Nedland
Dates: March 7, 14
(ages 4-12)
Time: 4:30-5:30pm
Find Yogi Sprouts registration on our website under our Class and Schedule page. Click on the Kids Yoga tab.

March 23

Restorative Yoga with Reiki Healing Workshop with Jenny Neumann

March 24

Spring Equinox Yoga Mala with Cortni McPherson


April 6

Ocean of Devotion Gong Wash with Preston Klik

April 8

Mantra and Meditation Workshop with Lisa Espinosa

Mom and Baby Yoga Spring Session

with Kristin Nelson
Dates: Wednesdays April 18, 25 and May 2, 9
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Ages: 6 weeks to crawling
Find Mom and Baby yoga registration on our website under our Workshop and Training page. Click on the date of the first class to complete registration.

April 20

Arm Balance Workshop with Cortni McPherson and Jessie Allen

April 21

Reiki Level 1 Certification with Jenny Neumann

April 28

Reiki Level 2 Certification with Jenny Neumann


May 5

Sacred Healing Sounds with Crystal Bowls and Voice with Marian McNair

May 6

Mother and Daughter Yoga with Nancy Nedland and Heidi Zalewski


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