Teachers

Jeanne Perino - Director

Jeanne has been practicing yoga for nearly two decades and has been Director of Downtown yoga since its birth in Janurary of 2002. She has an eclectic practice that is based on teachings of Anusara, Yin yoga, and Iyengar. She also loves teaching partner yoga. A Neonatal Nurse Practitioner for over 30 years, Jeanne has recently included prenatal yoga as an area of focus. Yoga for health and vitality is her mission. She believe everyone can practice yoga and find the time investment needed to benefit their health and wellbeing.

Trish Needham

Trish needs no introduction as her presence in Peoria’s yoga community began at Yoga Way. She was the co-founder of Downtown Yoga and we welcome her back with open arms! Trish has been a student and teacher of yoga for nearly 20 years. She has completed a 200 hour teacher training with Daren Friesen and is a Registered Thai Therapist. Her alignment based classes are an expression of her energy for life and yoga.