Mind-Body Exercise Classes

YOGA * MEDITATION * PILATES * BARRE ~ ALL LEVELS welcomed.  Classes taught by Dr. Kateri are Safe & Therapeutic. Prep work, and supportive props are offered, and more challenging variations are suggested in progression. Choose the variation that allows you to grow. 

Note: Pre-Registration is now required for all classes, at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the class.

601 Burr Ridge Pkwy
Burr Ridge IL 60527                                         IN PERSON LEARNING

5:30 PM Wednesday June 16 ROOT

7:00 PM Sunday June 20 SURRENDER
5:30 PM Wednesday June 23 ROOT

7:00 PM Sunday June 27 SURRENDER
5:30 PM Wednesday June 30 ROOT

5:30 PM Wednesday July 7 ROOT

7:00 PM Sunday July 11 SURRENDER
5:30 PM Wednesday July 14 ROOT

506 South Spring Road
Elmhurst IL 60126                                    IN-PERSON & LIVE STREAM

10:30 AM Sunday June 20 HATHA

10:30 AM Sunday June 27 HATHA

Private Adult/Seniors Venue
An Active Seniors Community
Lombard IL 60148                                            IN PERSON LEARNING

10:00 AM Friday June 18 BARRE

9:00 AM Tuesday June 22 YOGA
10:00 AM Friday June 25 BARRE

9:00 AM Tuesday June 29 YOGA



Develop a conscious, calm mind through a quiet practice of reflection & meditative breathing in different shapes.  Relax into a series of supported yoga poses.  Experience seated meditation, therapeutic hand gestures, gentle movement, and long connective tissue stretches for greater mobility & self acceptance.

ROOT yoga


Explore breath & body movement with simple, mindful dance-like foundational flow.  Embrace your outer softness with an inspiring series of long held standing poses for greater stability.  Connect to your inner strength with longer held connective tissue stretches for healthy mobility.  For anyone looking to try yoga & learn how it can enhance physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

HATHA yoga

This "multi-style" class offers you stable & reflective qualities, revitalizing therapeutics, breath awareness, mindful movements, vibrational energetics, and the subtle yet profound effects of yogic hand gestures or Mudra as medicine. A balanced fusion from all yoga styles and functional movement. For anyone looking to try yoga & learn how it can enhance physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

BARRE fusion


Balance power and grace, using dance-inspired moves and light weights to increase your strength, improve your stability and build a dancers body.  Utilize & strengthen your powerhouse: the deep abdominal muscles, obliques, lower back and gluteus muscles. This class combines the graceful movement of Ballet and Yoga with Pilates and traditional fitness elements.

Gentle Yoga~Meditation

An uplifting blend of spiritual & physical practices, that will incorporate modern devotional music, movement, dynamic breathing, meditation, mudra, mantra, & deep relaxation. The goal is to build physical vitality & increase consciousness.  Wearing white clothing, for this practice could heighten your experience.

PILATES fusion


Pilates is a form of mind-body exercise aimed at brining the body back into balance, by focusing on developing a strong core - the central area of your body which is home to a complex set of muscles that affect practically every movement made by the human body.  This class combines the breath focused movement of Pilates & Yoga with traditional fitness elements.

SOL yoga

Ashtanga~Vinyasa Flow

Explore breath synchronized rhythm & body movement with a mindful, dance-like, intelligently sequenced class.  This class emphasizes smoothly moving with deliberate attention and intention, rather than letting gravity run the show.  Join us for a practice focused on brining us to the edge of experience to witness the moment unfolding & to realize it is us who is unfolding.

FLOW yoga

Power~Vinyasa Flow

A dynamic and challenging Vinyasa-style class that synchronizes the breath with movement and builds strength with continuous flow, followed by an inspiring longer held peak pose, and a yin/restorative/meditative finish.  Experience recommended. 

Private Sessions

  • Advance your skills.
  • Refine a pose that is difficult for you.
  • Learn to meditate and relax.
  • 30 - 60 min private yoga sessions are taught by Dr. Kateri at Life Time Fitness Burr Ridge.
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  • Heal from injury.
  • Strengthen weaknesses.
  • Learn self-care/home-care.
  • 15 - 30 min Therapeutic exercise & Physical Therapy is covered by most insurance plans, is available for in-office for existing patients of both doctors, and is based on medical necessity.

Group Workshops 

  • Specialty requests to enhance sport, organ system, mood, will be considered.
  • Group specialty classes and workshops are taught by both Dr. Porto & Dr. Ezell
  • Contact us if you'd like a workshop or specialty class presented at your place of business!
Contact to book yours today.

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