Meet Bernie


Bernie began practicing yoga at the age of 27 in February 2012. Within One year he began teacher training with Sarah Starnes and Pavla Haluskova at the Elmhurst Yoga Shala where he received his first 200 Hour Hatha/Anusara Yoga Teacher Certification.

He started teaching in June 2013 for Lifetime Fitness and freelancing at studios in the Chicago-land area. In June 2014, Bernie went to Minnesota to train with Jason Hulshof of Lifetime Fitness and received his 2nd 200 Hour Vinyasa/Ashtanga Teacher Certification.


He has 6 years of teaching experience at Lifetime Fitness and other studios. He also is a music producer/artist/songwriter and a Documentary Filmmaker/Editor