Margaret Teshner has dabbled in creative pursuits, working with children, and social work throughout the years. She is passionate about integrating mental health and spirituality, so people from all walks of life can find a healing path that works for them.
Margaret holds a 200-hour yoga certification with an emphasis in Integrative Yoga Therapy. She believes that without darkness there is no light, and balance allows us all to move and act from a place of inner strength and wisdom.
Margaret holds a Bachelor of Liberal Studies from Viterbo University with emphases in Theatre, Music, and Psychology.
Q&A with Margaret Teshner
Q. How long have you been a yoga teacher?
A. Margaret has been teaching yoga since August 2020.
Q. What areas do you specialize in?
A. She teaches yoga basics, restorative yoga, gentle yoga, hatha yoga, and integrative yoga therapy styles.
Q. What brought you to your current style of practice?
A. Margaret found yoga when she was struggling with her own mental health. Practicing yoga has continued to help her throughout all life challenges and new beginnings.
Q. What can a new student expect?
A. New students can expect to experience a self-care yoga practice that is a mixture of yin, hatha, restorative, slow flow, meditation and mudras (hand postures).
Q. What are your current wellness goals and how are you addressing them?
A. Her current wellness goals are to be as healthy as she can so her body can move freely in the world with ease.
Q. What is your favorite beautiful spot in Milwaukee?
A. There are so many beautiful spots, but she love’s walking her dog through Reservoir Park overlooking the city and river.
Q. What is your favorite place to eat in Milwaukee?
A. I can’t say I have a favorite, but I did venture over to O’Lydia’s multiple times during the pandemic.
Q. What are your top three favorite things to do/hobbies?
A. Sing, create, play.
Q. What do you do to de-stress?
A. To de-stress, I meditate, talk with mentors, read a book outside, play with animals, and laugh…lots of laughter.