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Sacred Path Yoga ® 
1146 W. Jefferson St., Shorewood, IL 60404 phone: 815-744-3390
Located in the Hammel Creek Commons Shopping Center email:  info@sacredpathyoga.com
                             Melody Roberts, CYT, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, noticed something 
                            different when she first began to practice yoga, she felt more 
                            grounded, calmer, more alert, and simply more at ease with 
                            herself. Gradually yoga became a primary focus and led her on 
                            a journey that she relates to as “coming home.” Inspired by the 
                            healing and transformational qualities of yoga, she wished to share her passion for the practice. She was spiritually guided to attend a 200 hour Vinyasa Teacher Training Certification Program, where she studied directly under Acclaimed Author, Yoga Teacher, and Program Director, Rolf Gates. Melody began teaching in 2009. She feels honored to be an ongoing student of Rolf Gates, who continues to inspire her today. She recently completed his 500 hour Advanced Teacher Training Program in June, 2011. Melody teaches at various studios in the Chicagoland area, and has the pleasure of providing corporate lunchtime classes for employees, onsite. She has also enjoyed bringing yoga into her local community high school and teaching children of all ages. She continues to study at every opportunity with master teachers. She loves to explore various styles of yoga and has had the privilege of studying yin yoga with Paul Grilley, Sarah Powers, and Master Paulie Zinc. She has also had the honor of studying with Tias Little, Rod Stryker, Ashley Turner, Seane Corn, Yoga Master, Max Strom, and Renowned International Meditation Teacher, Elesa Commerse. She’s grateful for all those who have assisted her in receiving this training, and for all the students who continue to inspire her to stay and grow on this path. Melody sees yoga as a wonderful tool for managing overwhelming times in our lives. Having personally experienced the healing effects of a yoga practice, she cherishes the opportunity to help others find their own way on the yogic path. Melody encourages students to begin to notice how our personalities and habitual patterns show up on the mat, and how we can begin to practice with integrity so that the merit of the practice can flow into the way we live our lives. She emphasizes the relationship between the alignment in a posture and the alignment in life, and focuses heavily on the breath as a means to connect the mind, body, and spirit.  Melody truly feels privileged to help others discover their own inner light and the truth of who they are, and feels so honored to be a part of their evolutionary journey. 

My Teacher, Rolf Gates
                             Author of the acclaimed book on yogic philosophy
                             Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of 
                             Yoga is one of the leading voices of modern yoga. Rolf 
                             conducts Vinyasa Intensives and 200/500 Teacher Trainings
                             throughout the US and abroad. A former social worker and US
                             Airborne Ranger who has practiced meditation for the last twenty years, Rolf brings his eclectic background to his practice and his teachings. Born in Manhattan, Rolf Gates grew up in the Boston area as an avid marathon runner, long distance cyclist and champion wrestler. As the descendant of six generations of ministers, he gained an understanding of service and dedication at a very early age.  
(for more information about Rolf Gates please click this link)
The Sacred Path
“The obstacles in our path are the path. We all know more than we think we do, and we are stronger than we believe ourselves to be. We come to our mats and to our lives to learn by going where we have to go.” -- Rolf Gates
Discover a Happier, Healthier You!
"Have you been wondering what all the fuss is about yoga lately? Isn’t it just another way to exercise and get fit? Why do we need yoga, when there are so many other forms of exercise to choose from? Many times, people begin practicing yoga for one reason, and stay because they start loving the practice for other reasons all together. Most people will come to yoga for physical reasons, to work on a bad back, get more flexible, or possibly to lose weight and improve their muscle tone. Others may come to de-stress or relieve anxiety. Whatever the reason, many people stay because they begin to experience more than what they signed up for…  And that’s because yoga is a holistic system that when practiced with genuine authenticity, it develops the body, mind, and spirit in a beautifully integrated way. The results can be surprising, not only to the practitioner themselves, but those closest to them as well."  -- Melody Roberts
“The obstacles in our 
  path are the path..." 
  -- Rolf Gates
“Help others discover their own inner light and the truth 
of who they are..." 
  -- Melody Roberts
Sacred Path Yoga ® 
Private Location, Shorewood, IL 60404 phone: 815-744-3390
email:  info@sacredpathyoga.com
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