© 2019 — Universal Spirit

About Us

Welcome and Namaste!

As the oldest studio in Naperville, we strive to provide an authentic yoga experience. Our services cover a variety of holistic healing options including Yoga, Ayurveda, Aromatherapy, Massage and more! Whether you are attending one of our weekly classes, participating in a workshops or receiving a private yoga session we make sure your experience is rewarding. We believe in empowering you through knowledge. Our classes are small and modifications are often offered for yoga asanas to enhance your practice.



Our schedule offers a variety of morning and afternoon classes for all ages and levels. All our teachers are certified, trained and have years of experience teaching and practicing yoga.  Most classes are over an hour long.



With so many forms of holistic healing out there, it may be hard to find what fits you. That’s why we offer a variety of classes and workshops run by field leaders.



Treat yourself to a nurturing experience. Improve your understanding of yoga, pranayama, ayurveda, essential oils or energy healing. Join one of our practitioners for a workshop. We are excited to be part of your journey to learn and advance, relax and restore.



Become an expert! Our teacher training certifications enable you to become a certified teacher ready to market yourself and your own brand. Applicants are welcome to contact us at the studio!

YGJ Teacher Training Application

Things to Know

After being around for as long as we have, you tend to pick up your own process and flow. This FAQ should help your understand how we do things. For any other questions, please don’t hesitate to email or call us at (630) 416-7526!

Scheduling & Pricing
We utilize MindBody as our booking system which is responsible for managing any of our scheduling and pricing information. Feel free to view our schedule by navigating to the Schedule or by installing the MindBody app and searching for Universal Spirit Yoga.

Any updates regarding class status are made directly to MindBody so we encourage all of our students to pre-register for their classes (online and through the app) or glance at the schedule prior to driving to our location to ensure that no status changes have impacted your class.

Adult Yoga Pricing

  • Drop-In Rate – $20.00
  • 4 Session Pass  – $65.00 valid for 30 days
  • 8 Session Pass – $96.00 valid for 30 days
  • 10 Session Pass – $130.00 valid for 4 months
  • 1 Month Pass – $140.00 with 4 month commitment
  • 1 Week Pass (for New Students) – $25.00

Kid’s Yoga Pricing

  • Drop-In Rate – $15.00
  • 4 Session Pass – $65.00 valid for 40 days
  • 8 Session Pass – $96.00 valid for 50 days
  • 10 Session Pass – $130.00 valid for 4 months
Studio Hours
The studio is generally open 24/7 or whenever we have scheduled classes, appointments, workshops or trainings. However, if our instructors are busy in their classes you might not have anyone available to talk to! This is why we also offer our office hours from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
200 & 500 Level Teacher Training
For the truly yogic, Universal Spirit is excited to offer 200 and 500 level certifications provided through our sister company Yoga Gyan Jyoti. These Yoga Alliance approved programs give future instructors strong foundational concepts in the many disciplines of yoga over the course of a year. Hosted at our studio in Naperville, IL, The 200 Level Training is crucial for teachers first interested in yoga teaching while 500 Level Training is provided for more senior instructors.

For more information, refer to the documentation included below:

Yoga Class Equipment
At Universal Spirit we provide everything you need for your yoga experience. Our prop room is accessible for any of our classes, workshop or trainings. We provide Yoga blocks, straps, bolsters, chairs, and more. Students are required to bring their own yoga mat or rent for $2.

Our Schedule

Book even easier using the MindBody app!

Install the MindBody app for iOS or Android and locate us by searching for Universal Spirit Yoga in the Business Name. First time students can take advantage of our 1 Week promotional offer. In addition, get real-time updates about our current schedule, pricing and more!

Teacher Training

Our Team

Poonam Gupta

Studio owner and director, Poonam Gupta, is a certified Yoga Therapist C-IAYT. She is an advanced yoga practitioner teacher with…

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Theresa Nelles

Theresa's love of yoga has kept her practicing yoga for 20+ years with a strong daily personal practice as well…

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Sharon Carter

Sharon began practicing yoga in 1997 to remedy chronic back and neck pain due to postural misalignment and sports related…

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Holly, CYT 500, has been teaching yoga to children and adults since 2009. She trained extensively in the Iyengar tradition…

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Sheri Schmitz

Sheri Schmitz (RYT 200), has been practicing yoga since 2001. She received her teaching instruction and certification from Poonam Gupta…

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Theresa Griffin

Theresa Griffin completed her 200 level yoga teacher training with Poonam Gupta at Yoga Gyan Jyoti, Center for Yoga and…

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Karen Jansen

Universal Spirit Yoga announces the start of a new, Yoga for Cancer Care Class.  Classes will be held Thursdays, 11:00am…

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Jerry Becker

Jerry Becker, HTCP/I, CAE: Jerry is a Healing Touch Certified Practitioner (2002) / Instructor, Certified Ayurvedic Educator and an Ayurvedic Practitioner…

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Susanne McCormick

Susanne McCormick, LMT, Reflexologist An Integrative Approach to Health and Wellness through Massage Therapy and Myofascial Release Years ago I…

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Julie Howerton

Office Manager at Universal Spirit Yoga, Julie is a current student at 500 Level. She has been teaching yoga for…

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Rachel Rhode

Rachel began practicing yoga in 2008 while she was in high school. Yoga has helped her to manage stress and…

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Ashley is a certified yoga teacher. She trained at the Temple of Kriya Yoga and has a very gentle demeanor.…

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Contact Us

Universal Spirit Yoga
408 W 5th Street
Naperville, IL
Phone: (630) 416-7526
Email: yogateacher.gupta@gmail.com
Web: UniversalSpiritYoga.com

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