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dirty feet yoga


Kimberly Manthey, Owner
Passionate About Inspiring Others

Kimberly Manthey, founder of Dirty Feet Yoga and Wellness has been instructing yoga teachers and everyday people for over 25 years. Pulling from multiple styles of Yoga, Kimberly’s mission is to bring together the body, mind, and spirit each and every time she crosses your path.

Certifications & Qualifications

She began yoga in 1997 as a means of stress reduction when her high powered corporate career, grief over the death of her father, and a brand new marriage all collided and caused her to re-evaluate her purpose.


In addition to leading several yoga retreats nationwide, and internationally, she has coached corporate sales teams, schools, and hundreds of individuals, and brings with her, a unique blend of humor and story telling. Comfortable instructing to all levels of yoga, her classes can range from gentle and soothing to powerful and dynamic.


She looks forward to meeting you wherever you are on your journey in life. Namaste!

  • Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance 

  • Continuing Education Provider with Yoga Alliance

  • Certified Advanced Yoga and Meditation Teacher 

  • Certified Wellness Coach through the International Association of Wellness Professionals

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from UW-Milwaukee

  • Over 20 years of hands-on teaching experience. 

Dirty Feet Yoga Instructors
Paula Evans - ERYT 500+, YACEP

Paula received her first  yoga teacher certification in 2011, since then she has continued her education attending trainings and courses including Ashtanga, Restorative and Children’s yoga and continues to study anatomy, meditation, and philosophy.


Paula guides students with patience and a sense of humor. 

She enjoys rising early to watch the sunrise and traveling to warm places.  You’ll find her at the studio quite often, both as a student in class and leading group classes as well as private yoga sessions. Paula has lead classes for families, kids, adults with disabilities, prenatal and chair yoga. 

Ryan Hader - CYT 500+

Since 2003, Ryan Hader has been holding space for all levels of Yoga practitioner, nationwide. He specializes in communicating alignment principles and structural bio-mechanics within all yoga postures. Ryan's delivery is rooted in communicating a sense of personal growth in the context of Yoga Poses while actively strengthening the body as a form of dynamic self-love and personal acceptance. Ryan is also a father, skilled bodyworker, energy healer, recording artist, and personal life coach. 

‘’The time to play small has past’’-Ryan Hader 

Katie Oleson - RYT 200+

Amazed by the continuous transformation yoga provides physically, mentally, and spiritually, along with her wonderful teachers, Katie was inspired to pursue her Yoga Teachers Training (YTT) certification in 2022. Since completing YTT and settling down in Cedarburg, Katie instantly fell in love with the warm and welcoming community at Dirty Feet Yoga. As a teacher, she strives to offer that same atmosphere, providing a safe, inclusive space for all students to connect their mind, body, and spirit through the practice of yoga. When not on her mat, Katie enjoys spending quality time with her family, friends, and dog Jerry.

Takako Willden - RYT 200+

Takako has been practicing yoga since 2008. Her first class ever was with Kimberly! She loved yoga so much that she completed the 200-hour teacher training in 2017 under the guidance of Meg Galarza and Ali Modell. She is currently completing the 300-hour therapeutic training with Tias and Surya Little of Prajna Yoga based in Santa Fe, NM. 


Her class aims to work towards “being supple and open” in one’s body through anatomically focused somatic movements, pranayama, and meditation.

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Melissa Hale - RYT 200+

Melissa’s approach to life and yoga include lightheartedness, curiosity and compassion. She has been practicing yoga since 2002 and received her YTT 200 in 2015. Melissa is a native of Cedarburg and is a practicing psychotherapist and life coach. 

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