Tracey Radloff is a full time certified Iyengar yoga instructor at the Junior Intermediate Level. She began her yoga practice with Janet Lilly at UW-Milwaukee in 1999 while studying for her BFA in Art Education. Tracey found that yoga helped to stabilize her emotions, build her self-confidence, and relieve her chronic lower back pain. In her own words, “From the very beginning of my practice, yoga made me feel more comfortable in my skin.”
Tracey now teaches Introduction to Iyengar Yoga at the UWM through the Dance Department as well as classes at the Riverwest Yogashala. Her teaching method is described as well-grounded, spirited, and attentive to the individual aspects of her students. She is also known for her sense of humor and her gentle guiding voice while teaching self-awareness in each posture.
Tracey continues her studies of Iyengar Yoga in order to expand her personal understanding of its practice, to become a better instructor, and to further her certification. As part of her continual professional training, Tracey has attended numerous workshops and teacher trainings with prominent Iyengar instructors including: Chris Saudek, Laurie Blakeney, Kevin Gardiner, Eddie Marks, Mary Obendorfer, John Schumacher, Manouso Manos, and others. In 2010, Tracey attended the IYNAUS Yoga Conference with Geeta Iyengar in Portland, Oregon. And more recently attended and taught at the Midwest Iyengar Yoga Conference Fall 2011.
Tracey has become sought out as a mentor to students interested in becoming instructors and furthering their own training in the Iyengar method. She is honored and excited to help share her years of experience and practice with those who, just like her, have recognized the unique benefits of Iyengar yoga.