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Our philosophy: Group energy is tremendously healing

We offer small classes and workshops on Madison’s Near East Side.
All are welcome.

Our Classes

Sign up for yoga & feel better

Insight Flow

MON: 6 to 7 pm with Nikki
WED: 6 to 7 pm with Daphne
THURS: Noon to 1 pm with Nikki

Explore yoga poses and breathing techniques designed to counteract stress in this flowing class. This class for all levels involves long holds of poses intended to release deeply held tension. Taught by a trained trauma-informed yoga teacher.

Price: $15 per 60-minute class.

Restorative Yoga

WED: Noon to 1 pm with Maureen

Restorative Yoga is a gentle yoga practice designed to calm the nervous system and create overall health and balance in the mind and body. This class uses props such as bolsters, blankets and yoga eggs to empower you to let go of physical or emotional challenges so you may experience healing and balance in your mind, body and spirit. 

Price: $15 per 60-minute class.

Insight Karma

SAT: July 27, 9 a.m.
with Jeanne

This class focuses on awareness and being present in the moment through gentle yoga and vinyasa flow. It will be accessible to all levels with an opportunity for challenge, rest and restoration.

As our way of giving back, periodically Insight Yoga offers a free class.


Price: Free

For our clients who utilize Comprehensive Community Services: An individual yoga assessment must occur before registering for a class. If you are already working with Nikki Cook or Maureen Grosse, you may confidently register for any classes by calling or emailing. Please email with any questions.

Please note: Insight offers a discount for college students with a valid student ID. Our classes and workshops are for ages 16 and up; teens must be accompanied by an adult.

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$15 for one class  –  $75 for five classes  –  $120 for 10 classes  –  $200 for 20 classes


“Create Your Own Meditation Practice” workshop

Meditation, including mindfulness and compassion meditations, are proven to help us feel and function better.

If you are looking to start a meditation practice, or have started and want a little extra practice and support, this workshop is perfect for you. This 6-week series is designed to help enrich your meditation through practice, goal-setting and overcoming obstacles. Meditations we will practice include mindfulness, body-scan, lovingkindness, and visualization.

Four Tuesdays from 5:30-7 p.m., beginning June 25.

The workshop will held above the yoga studio at Insight Counseling and Wellness, 2021 Atwood Ave.

Registration is required
Register by clicking the Registration button above, or call our office at (608)-244-4859.

$100 for the four-week session. Class passes do not apply. Cost includes a journal.


Instructor: Victoria Ellington-Dietz

Victoria has studied and practiced meditation in many forms for over 15 years with various teachers.

Questions? Email Victoria at


Yoga Health & Wellness Coaching

In Yoga Health & Wellness Coaching you will work with a 500 RYT/Certified Health & Wellness Coach in a small group (3-5 people) to implement individualized, daily lifestyle habits to support a healthy mind, body and spirit. Each week we will learn, plan and implement a new lifestyle habit. Habits are chosen by the individual and based on Sleep, Self-Care, Nutrition, Physical Activity, Breath Practices (Pranayama), Daily Routines, Mindfulness/Meditation, Living with Ease.

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Time: Stay tuned for dates for the fall session.

Cost: $225 for the ten-week session. Class passes do not apply.

To register: Call Maureen: 608-244-4859
or email

Please note: Insight offers a discount for college students with a valid student ID. Our classes and workshops are for ages 16 and up; teens must be accompanied by an adult.


Yoga For Recovery

The practice of yoga can play an integral role in the effective treatment of and on-going recovery from addiction. Yoga provides an integrative approach to mental, emotional, and physical health addressing the whole person, not just the addiction. This is an all-level, seven-week series open to anyone seeking a safe, supportive environment to continue their journey of healing and recovery from any addictive behaviors. No previous yoga experience needed.

How yoga supports recovery

• Develop positive tools to manage stress and anxiety
• Regulate nervous system, creating a sense of calm and ease in mind and body
• Enhance ability to challenge thoughts and behaviors
• Increase compassion for self and others
• Recognize early signs of distress in mind and body
• Relieve physical tension and pain
• Develop life-long skills to help sustain recovery

Time: Stay tuned for next session.

Cost: $160 for the seven-week session.
Class passes do not apply.

Questions? Email Nikki at


Meet our team

Nikki Cook

Nikki is a 500 hour registered yoga teacher, holds a masters degree in education-counseling and has additional certifications in trauma-informed yoga. Nikki believes yoga truly is a practice that is for every body. In Nikki’s classes you will find a welcoming, supportive community.

Daphne Durmaz

Daphne has always had a passion for human connection and wellness. She is constantly inspired by the beauty of nature, spirituality and travel and captivated by romance and design. Yoga has a special place in her heart and she is thrilled to help bring well-being to others.

Maureen Grosse

Maureen is a 500 RYT, with extensive training in yoga therapy and trauma-sensitive yoga. She is also a Reiki Master and Certified Master Health and Wellness Coach. Maureen provides an inclusive environment to teach how connecting your mind, breath and body can empower you.

Jeanne Kolker

Jeanne, a licensed professional counselor and certified yoga therapist, has experience working with adults, teens and children. She has extensive training in yoga therapy with an emphasis on trauma, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, change-of-life issues and grief.


Located in the heart of the Schenk’s Corners

Insight Yoga can be found at 2025 Atwood Avenue on Madison’s Near East Side next to MadCity Music. All of which is in the former historic Laborers’ Hall.


A limited amount of free parking can be located in the lot behind the building, just behind the little red shed and next to The Straight Thread. There is ample street parking in the area.


Insight Counseling & Wellness is located very close to the Madison Metro 3, 4, 10 and 37 lines. For more information visit: Madison Metro

Mental Health Counseling

Did you know we also can help with therapy? Insight Yoga’s partner, Insight Counseling & Wellness, is an outpatient mental health clinic headquartered above the yoga studio. The clinic is dedicated to the promotion of mental and physical well-being. Insight Counseling & Wellness is an LGBTQ-friendly, culturally competent, strengths-based and client-centered environment.

Insight Yoga
2025 Atwood Ave.
Madison, WI 53704

Phone: (608) 244-4859
Fax: (608) 244-6809

Insight Yoga is a partner of Insight Counseling and Wellness, LLC