Kelly Colln

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Kelly Colln MSEd, CYT 1,000 C-IAYT

Kelly uses compassion and humor to guide her students as they explore their highest physical, emotional, and spiritual potential. She is dedicated to working with students experiencing chronic pain.  

She taught at Missouri Southern State University in their Teacher Education program. She brings her vast knowledge of education techniques to positions of Co-Director of Curriculum for Kansas City Yoga Teacher Training and also Curriculum Director of the KU Medical Center Low Back Pain and Yoga Studies.

Kelly's main focus is private sessions, as well as, training and mentoring new teachers.   She teaches many classes such as,Alignment Based Vinyasa (prana) Flow, Therapeutic inspired classes, The Great Yoga Wall, kids and restorative yoga.

She loves introducing new students to the joys of yoga as they experience its healing benefits through the transformation of their bodies, minds, and spirits. She is well-versed in the therapeutic benefits of yoga, working with many students healing from injuries or wanting to learn more about the deeper dimensions of yoga.

Kelly believes in the importance of forming a yoga community (kula) and surrounding oneself with people who practice yoga on and off the mat in their daily lives. Kelly's classes incorporate pranayam, meditation, Asana, deep relaxation and Yogic Philosophy aligning the sacred with everyday life.

  Kelly completed her 1,000 hour certification from the Yoga School of Therapeutics. She completed her 200 hour certification under Gina Caputo and Dr. Sarah Kucera at Kansas Siddhi Yoga. She completed her 500 hour certification under Renee DeTar with the IIYS. She completed her Therapeutic inspired  training at the Yoga School of Therapeutics. She has also taken teacher training with Max Strom and Judith Lasater. She is certified to teach restorative yoga under Judith Lasater and has spent time assisting Judith in yoga teacher trainings. She studied mantra yoga with the late Thomas Ashley Farrand, Yoga for Scoliosis and low back pain with Elise Miller, and Yoga Therapeutics with Doug Keller. She has also taken workshops and teacher trainings with Shiva Rea, Rod Stryker, Sadie Nardini, Jamie Elmer, and Donna Farhi,.Paula Tortelino Self, and Dr. Ray Long.

Kelly is also a Wholistic Energy Healer (WEH) and offers private sessions in Energy Healing AND Therapeutic Yoga. For Private Yoga Sessions OR an Energy Healing Session please contact Kelly at kelly@kc-yc.com or 816-876-5516.