Founders
Erik Knuth, CMT, RYT

Erik Knuth is an experienced bodyworker and somatic educator. He has been teaching and practicing therapeutic modalities for nearly 18 years throughout Wisconsin anderik4smaller at the Himalayan Institute in Pennsylvania where he and his family resided. While owning and operating a successful construction company in Wisconsin, Erik conducted extensive research into movement, breath and bodywork.

Inspired and lead to share his knowledge with others, he and his wife, Cheri, founded UBWI, the home of Unified Body Method™. Erik’s philosophy in combining experiences with research is the basis for Unified Body Method™. He utilizes his insights from all aspects of life-his trip to India, his studies with his spiritual teacher Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, the wisdom he’s gleaned from being a husband, and father, his time building homes, and his personal spiritual journey. With this background, along with his education, research, and training, Erik is able to bring to class an energy and knowledge that supports each student on their own path of healing, wellness, discovery and learning through the benefits of the Unified Body Method™. Erik is a nationally board certified Bodyworker, and certified Yoga Instructor.

 
Cheri Knuth, BFA, CMT, Reiki Master Teacher

Cheri Knuth is an experienced holistic practitioner, nationally certified massage therapist and Reiki Master Teacher. For over 18 years she has been living and working with the philosophies of yogacheri2smaller2 and wellness within her exploration of the many ways to balance mind, body and spirit. Through her education at Blue Sky Massage School and her time spent at the Himalayan Institute, Cheri brings a variety of lifestyle techniques and suggestions within her classes and sessions.

Cheri currently offers Reiki training and private sessions, flower essence therapy, as well as a variety of classes and workshops.   She also offers Unified Body Method™ weekly group classes which combine somatic education with the essence of yoga. Cheri is the creator and co-instructor of the Unified Youth programming.  She currently manages the In Good Health nutrition store within Blue Sky Massage School in Grafton, WI, and is the holistic health and yoga instructor for the massage students.

"My greatest inspiration as a teacher is witnessing the spark of divine healing in an individual when the connection is made from heart to spirit!"