Fitchburg Yogi of the Month: Kaitie Smith


My mom had been practicing yoga in my home town for about 12 years and had insisted since she started that I would “love it”. I resisted for about 10 years, with the misconception that yoga was only for “old ladies” who could no longer run or bike. About 1 year ago, I finally let her drag me to a yoga session and it only took about 20 minutes and I was hooked. Not only that, my body received it’s most complete workout in years!

When looking for yoga studios in Madison, Dragonfly caught my eye. I loved the number of classes, the childcare, and just the spectrum of options that it provided. I did the Groupon and within the first week, knew that I was here to stay.
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Middleton Yogi of the Month: Gary Hartung


I was taking classes at another west side health club and heard that Dragonfly was opening up. A sister and a co-worker were going to Dragonfly and recommended that I give it try. At the time, I was looking for a yoga studio that offered a fun atmosphere, more types of classes and class times that met my needs. The place that I was going didn’t have many options in the evenings and weekends.

Once I started going, I was surprised to see some familiar faces in the classes. I was really excited when I saw Carrie Johnson was an instructor. I started going to Carrie’s classes in 2005. She’s one of the individuals that really helped me recover after an injury which has prevented me from ever running again among other activities. Another familiar face was Suki, who I had taken classes from in the past too. The instructor’s teaching approach makes it FUN to come to classes. They are very helpful and make sure that you’re doing the poses correctly, and they explain the poses and take the time to understand any limitations that you have. Also, they take the time to learn the names of the students.
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