Nature's Heart Yoga & Wellness, LLC is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) through the Yoga Alliance. Each of our teachers are also Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teachers who bring experience, excitement and a passion to share yoga in the lives of others.  Our teachers are not only dedicated to our students, but also to their own self-inquiry and continuing study.

Erica Menke

Studio Owner & Yoga Teacher

Erica is a E-RYT 200, RYT 200 Registered Yoga Teacher. She received her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Certification through elementsLife in 2016 and her 300 hour Yoga Teacher Certification through Indigo Yoga Dayton in 2017. She has received training/certification in Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Thai Yoga Massage and is also a certified Reiki Practioner. She is also currently taking specialized training in Kids Yoga. She has an Associates in Business Administration, a Bachelors in Business Administration and a Masters in Organizational Leadership.

Ty Baker-Baumann

Yoga Teacher

Ty is a RYT 200 Registered Yoga Teacher (2011), Reiki Practioner (2017), SEYT - Subtle Energy Yoga Therapist (2012) and MBET - Master Balance Energy Therapist. In addition, Ty has completed specialized training and/or certification in Pre/Postnatal Yoga, Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Laughter Yoga Thai Yoga Massage and Reiki, along with courses in yoga philosophy and Sanskrit.  She is currently engaged in her 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training.

Since completing her RYT 200, Ty has taught over 1000 hours of studio classes and private sessions in Greenville, St. Henry and Piqua, Ohio. In addition, Ty has been sharing information on pre/postnatal yoga, restorative yoga and trauma sensitive yoga as a component of several 200 hour teacher trainings at studios in West Central Ohio and Eastern Indiana.​

Also, in 2017, Ty founded The Good Stuff Foundation.  The Good Stuff Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing yoga, mindfulness techniques, and other supportive services to the underserved, under-resourced and at-risk in our communities.   If you know of or are involved in a group or organization which could benefit from these services, contact Ty!

Nanette Brawley

Yoga Teacher

Nanette is a RYT 200 Registered Yoga Teacher (2016) who grew up in Greenville. She is excited to be teaching to many of her local friends.

Melodie Bernhard

Yoga Teacher

Melodie completed her RYT 200 Registered Yoga Teacher November 2018 at Nature's Heart Yoga.

Eileen Schulze

Yoga Teacher

Eileen is a RYT 200 Registered Yoga Teacher.

Are you interested in Teaching at Nature's Heart Yoga?

Nature's Heart Yoga is looking for experienced and enthusiastic Yoga Alliance Certified teachers to add to our already fantastic team.


Interested teachers can contact Erica at erica@naturesheartyoga.com for more information. 


We look forward to hearing from you!

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