Secondary Education Director
Anne Funke serves as the Secondary Education Director. She co-created the middle school curriculum year one that rolled out in Fall 2020, and is currently writing Years 2 and 3 for middle school and creating our high school curriculum. Anne also facilitates the 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in partnership with Vella Yoga Studio in Marion, IA which began in fall 2020!
Anne has been teaching yoga since 2013 when she completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training through Body and Soul with Molly, and has been teaching yoga ever since. She spent 6 years in career counseling and teaching college students at the University of Dubuque before joining the Challenge to Change team. Anne has three young, spunky children and loves to spend time with them and her husband outdoors, traveling, and making music.
"I am so honored to be a part of the mission at Challenge to Change in helping young people connect with the practice and themselves. Now, more than ever, our youth needs mindfulness and yoga. I feel such gratitude to be able to spread these tools and practices beyond to teens and adolescents!"