Meet The Team
Amy Zellmer — Publisher + Editor-in-chief
Amy Zellmer is Editor-in-chief of Midwest Yoga + Life Magazine and author of The Chair Yoga Pocket Guide. Amy has a passion to spread the message that yoga is for every BODY, regardless of size or ability, and a mission to raise awareness about the devastating consequences of TBI. She has her 200RYT and is certified in trauma-informed yoga, chair yoga, LoveYourBrain yoga, and body-positive Yoga For All. In her free time, Amy enjoys road-tripping across the country visiting National Parks.
IG @amyzellmer @mnyogalifemag
Kristen Brown — Editorial Assistant
Kristen Brown is a bestselling author, keynote speaker, and energy medicine practitioner who charges up her clients by syncing up their body/mind/spirit for work and life growth.
Ian Hebeisen — Content Editor
Ian Hebeisen is a writer based in the Twin Cities. Graduating in 2020 with a degree in Literature with a Writing Emphasis, Ian spends his time writing for The Brain Health Magazine and JUVEN Press. He also writes comics, zines, short stories, and poetry. He lives with his partner and two cats and enjoys playing board games and reading.
Lynn Garthwaite — Copy Editor
Lynn Garthwaite is the author of ten books, including the Dirkle Smat Adventure book series, written especially for first and second-grade reading levels. She has also written three picture books for clients, including Radio Flyer and Shutterfly, and historic non-fiction for all ages titled Our States Have Crazy Shapes: Panhandles, Bootheels, Knobs, and Points. Just released in 2020 is the mystery/thriller novel Starless Midnight and an updated nursery rhyme book titled Childhood Rhymes for Modern Times. She is also a copyeditor for two magazines and a publisher.
Heide Woodworth — Creative Director
Heide Woodworth, a Minnesota native living in South Carolina, studied graphic design at Minneapolis Community and Technical College and has a BA in English, Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire with additional studies in photography. Currently, she is a stay-at-home parent fitting in creative work between bouts of running after her two lovely and busy children.
Mary McCallum — Director of Partnerships
Reeve Klatt -- Contributor
Reeve Klatt is a creative living in North Minneapolis. When she’s not writing, you can find her playing with her cats, teaching yoga, or digging in her garden.
Kim Fuller is co-owner of Jaunt Media Collective, the media company behind YOGA + Life® Magazines and Spoke+Blossom Magazine. Based in Vail, Colorado, she is also a freelance writer, editor and photojournalist, as well as a yoga teacher, legacy ambassador for Lululemon Athletica Vail, and co-founder of In Your Element, a yoga and outdoor adventure company. When Kim is not diligently writing and editing in her mountain nook, teaching yoga around town or finding a new adventure, find Kim at a local cafe or craft brewery, where she enjoys the more indulgent side of inspiration.
Bobby L’Heureux is co-owner of Jaunt Media Collective, the media company behind YOGA + Life® Magazines and Spoke+Blossom Magazine. At the heart of his work, Bobby thrives on community and connection. He lives in the Vail Valley where he teaches yoga and runs Big Heart Big Hands, a non-profit that supports mountain safety and awareness. He is an ambassador for Lululemon Athletics Vail, and his yoga classes are always led with a big smile and a relaxed demeanor.