Yoga Pod Expands to Minnetonka, Minnesota!

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Beep beep! Minnetonka here we come! 


Minnetonka, Minnesota (October 10, 2016) – Yoga Pod, a fast growing health and wellness company based in Boulder, Colorado, is redefining fitness with transformative yoga and barre in a judgment-free space. Yoga Pod believes that there is no perfect body type, and that sustained fitness comes from an understanding of how body, mind and spirit work together to build connection, commitment and community. Yoga Pod CEO, Nicole Wienholt, recently announced that Yoga Pod will be expanding to Minnetonka late winter 2016.




Yoga Pod Minnetonka will offer over eighty classes each week in a state of the art, three-room, spa like studio. Students can choose to FLOW with incredible Vinyasa classes, TONE with high energy barre and YogaTone, or DETOX with epic hot yoga.


Yoga Pod Minnetonka is offering a limited number of pre-opening Charter Memberships at $89 per month, which include benefits such as unlimited yoga and barre, guest passes, discounted retail and priority check-in. Visit to reserve your Charter Membership today! You’ll be the first to know when memberships go on sale!


Yoga Pod Minnetonka Owners, The Grangaard Family

The Studio will be family owned and operated by financial expert and longtime Twin Cities resident Paul Grangaard, his wife Carol Stumpf, and their sons Max and David. Paul commented “We are excited to bring a fresh new yoga and barre experience to the western metro area. Our beautiful new three-room studio will offer a welcoming, friendly space with an extensive class schedule geared to both new and experienced yogis. We are also thrilled to announce that Lauren Hopps has joined our team as Studio Manager.”


Kavi (Manager), Lauren Hopps

Lauren has been studying and teaching ballet and yoga for the better part of 12 years. Lauren commented, “I’m excited to meet the yoga and barre community in Minnetonka, and to grow this Yoga Pod studio into a welcoming and inclusive space for practitioners of all experience levels.”


Yoga Pod Headquarters and original studio is located in Boulder, Colorado and has a strong reputation for high quality yoga instruction and expressed core values of Community, Authenticity, Diversity, Excellence, Abundance, Love and Fun!


Yoga Pod Founders, Nicole & Gerry Wienholt

The Yoga Pod franchise model is the brainchild of husband and wife team, Nicole and Gerry Wienholt, both yoga teachers who combine their love of business and yoga with the franchise world. When asked about their franchise model and plan, Gerry commented, “The opening of our Minnetonka location represents a dream come true for us. It is the continuation of our growth plans to bring Yoga Pod to every major city in America!” Our partnerships with studio owners such as Paul Grangaard, Carol Stumpf, and their sons Max and David, who love people, yoga and business are the key to our success. Spreading the love of yoga and doing so with a heart of love and authenticity is what motivates us every day.”


Yoga Pod Minnetonka will be located at 12993 Ridgedale Dr #103, Minnetonka, MN 55305   For information on Charter Memberships, grand opening and launch events please visit


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We can’t wait to welcome you into your vibrant yoga community!


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Yoga Pod is redefining fitness with transformational yoga and barre in a judgement free space. We strive to create an atmosphere that celebrates diversity, promotes friendship, and builds a strong community. We offer classes to suit all levels – for beginning students and intermediate to advanced practitioners. FLOW with incredible Vinyasa, TONE with high energy barre and YogaTone, and DETOX in state of the art hot yoga rooms. Everyone is welcome!

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