Your Balance Within™ Retreat Hosts are a collection of certified light-workers experienced in various energy healing modalities including Guided Meditation, Holy Fire Reiki, Shamanism, Ayurveda and Yoga, who through their own personal experiences have tapped into these higher energy vibrations and enjoy a state of balance in their own lives.  

We welcome the opportunity to teach and share these gifts through a variety of Balance Within™ Gatherings & Activities in a relaxed, fun and engaging atmosphere – come as you are! 

Peggy Klauer

balance within™ creator; Holy fire reiki master; Energy Healer; thai yoga masage therapist; E-RYT200 yoga teacher of 25 years; white lotus yoga studio owner

As the visionary and creator of Balance Within™, Omnipresent Energy Healing™ and Happy Breath™, Peggy is a skilled energy worker who brings a wealth of experience and creativity with various healing energies to Balance Within™ Retreat Center.  She’s a certified Holy Fire Reiki Master, Guided Meditator and E-RYT Yoga Instructor who has shared her natural gifts of intuitive healing energies to teach and heal others for over 23 years.

Peggy is the sole proprietor of White Lotus Yoga Studio in Washington, MI where she has successfully operated the business since 2009.  She is also the Program Director of the Teacher   Training  program at White Lotus Yoga.  Omnipresent Energy Healing is a service she   currently offers to clients at White Lotus which she will also bring to Balance Within™ Retreat Center.   Throughout her 25 years of teaching experience,  Peggy developed her gift of bringing balance into her classes and her surroundings.

Peggy’s charismatic personality naturally draws people to her balance and graceful energy.  Her inspiration is to help bring others into pure state, for a true state of balance already exists within each and every one of us.  Peggy will create a beautiful balance and teach simplicity and peace. She will teach others to carry the sense of stillness of their true self of grace and compassion, which she will teach at the retreat to carry this sense of peace with them in their daily lives.

jill rocker

Shaman, holy fire reiki master; E-RYT200 yoga instructor; Updog Yoga Studio Owner

Jill has been practicing Energy Healing, Meditation and Yoga for 10 years.  She is a Full Mesa Shaman, Holy Fire Reiki Master, and E-RYT200 Yoga Instructor. 

As the owner of UpDog Yoga with locations in Rochester and Sterling Heights, MI, Jill finds true bliss in the Healing Arts.  She believes that a pure state of inner balance is within us all.  Helping others to discover this joy through these practices is the most beautiful gift that teacher and student can share – and then share out into the world.  She welcomes and appreciates students of all ages, believing that you’re never too young or too old to begin an open-hearted journey of healthy self discovery through practices like yoga, meditation and other healing modalities.

Jill is a 20 year advertising and marketing executive turned Yogi.  Jill began her spiritual journey when she started practicing Yoga at White Lotus Yoga with Balance Within Creator, Peggy Klauer as her instructor, who became a mentor and dear friend. Jill completed her RYT Yoga teacher certification with Peggy at White Lotus.  Once Jill discovered Yoga as a passion she never looked back, choosing it as a new career path and lifelong endeavor.  The most gratifying work is doing what you love to do everyday and being able to call that your job!  Jill teaches with passion, focus and enthusiasm – encouraging and inspiring students to follow their breath and explore their edge with an open heart, whether in Yoga or in life.

Dr. Brian McCarroll

DPT, certified Wim hof instructor

Dr. Brian McCarroll is a physical therapist graduate from Duke Medical School, who is passionate about helping people use their own bodies to reduce pain, stress, anxiety, and regulate immune function.

Brian is certified in the Wim Hof Method Controlled Conscious Breathing, James Nestor’s Breath, and has received breathwork instruction from Brian MacKenzie. He has worked his entire life to become more capable to manage body mechanics, minimizing injuries, and reducing chronic stress.​ He believes that breathwork is a wonderful tool to go deeper into your body and mind to unlock and release stress, anxiety and pain and recover more effectively.

Taylor Driscoll

PTA, Intuitive Body readings, sound healing with crystal bowls, RYT200 YOGA INSTRUCTOR

Taylor provides Intuitive Body Reading Sessions wherein she uses her intuitive abilities to heal emotional patterns.

Tuning into you and your body with a very light touch, she intuitively interprets the rhythms she senses. Moving up the body, starting at the feet and aligning with the major energy centers, her intention is to facilitate your body’s innate ability to heal itself. She leaves it up to you to decide if you’d like her to converse with you about any messages,  guidance or intuitions she does receive in the process. Sessions are $60 and typically last 1 hour. She has a great knowledge of the body as a PTA. I Peggy have seen and heard how she has healed others with her incredible insight shifting and connecting with her innate self. She for sure has a gifted to heal!

Amy Miller

organic Chef

Amy is an intuitive Chef, Farmer and Artist who believes that nutrition starts from the ground up, both literally and figuratively! Amy believes in first building healthy soil, by working with mother earth with her hands to grow delicious food to nourish our bodies.

She enjoys creatively crafting meals to tantalize our taste buds, fuel our cells and optimize our flow of spirit. She creates and shares her meals with pure intention, allowing the buzz of the liveliness of the natural ingredients to shine through, so that we may feel comforted and nourished in their splendor and in turn shine our brightest light.

Stephanie Naddaf, RYT200

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Before yoga, I had felt somewhat disconnected from myself and lost in the world. Physical discomfort to mental agitations or worries were normal, everyday occurrences. I felt out of control of my life. Losing sight of who I truly was underneath all the emotions, thoughts, and pains in the body. However, through this practice, there is a power that reawakens within us, for it was always there and always will be. By learning to connect with our breath and bodies, to detach from the thoughts and come into the present that is the NOW- we are able to find peace & stillness. The lessons we learn on our mats such as patience, compassion, and acceptance, not only carry out into our lives, but also transform our lives. Through years of personal experience with the practice and immense inner growth- I have come to be a teacher. Sharing this universal knowledge and practice with others is not only a joy but an honor. Together we can learn to break down our walls, let go of any self-limiting beliefs/thought patterns/habits- and in turn remember everything that we truly are.