events & teacher training
Shakti offers workshop and training opportunities throughout the year aimed at inspiring and deepening your personal practice. We believe there’s always something new to learn, and much to be gained from a beginner’s mindset. Look here for workshops with guest teachers, weekend intensives, teacher trainings, and more.
Wisdom Warriors Training
Yoga After 50: Stronger & Fearless
with Desirée Rumbaugh and Karen Church, PT, CFMT
Sept 21-22, 2017 ⋅ Venue: Shakti Yoga
Wisdom Warriors™ is a 12 hour training for teachers and dedicated yoga practitioners of all ages who wish to learn more about how to stay safe and strong in their asana practice after the age of 50.
Desiree Rumbaugh teams up with Karen Church, PT, CFMT to offer a lively and informative presentation which includes slides pertaining to anatomy, lecture, discussion and asana practice.
Our intention is to provide clear guidance for people who may be feeling pain or stiffness due to injury, arthritis, joint replacements or other age related issues. We discuss and practice all the poses, including standing poses, seated poses, inversions, arm balances and backbends.
Training will be 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2-5 p.m. both days at Shakti Yoga.
$350 for full training; $300 early registration by Sept 1
Upgrade Your Operating System
Sept 23-24, 2017
Venue: Des Moines Onstage
These changing times call for an even more efficient way of practicing. Each of these classes will give you a fresh new look at your body and mind and and how your yoga practice could be even more powerful and efficient.
$50 per session; $45/session early registration by Sept 1
Saturday 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Your Spine and Shoulders Free and Clear
This class is the antidote to text neck syndrome. Unpack your stress and celebrate your power.
Saturday 2:30-5 p.m.
Hamstrings in Perfect Harmony
Simple but powerful poses to stretch and strengthen your legs and open your hips.
Sunday 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
A Brand New You Everyday
Experience your freedom by working more efficiently in basic poses. This all levels full spectrum class will leave you feeling energized and peaceful on every level.
Retreat and Renew
Jan 20-27, 2018
Retreat and renew on a quest of simple pleasures through good yoga, food, and company to inspire possibility, connection, and meaning in your life. Join us for daily yoga asana classes, explore the beautiful land and sea, and allow yourself the time to reconnect to the joy in your life. Return home refreshed and grounded in simplicity to live a good life in 2018.
To learn more and register, please go here.
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