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Essential Hatha Yoga


This class is taught by:

Jennifer Younk RYT

Jennifer Younk has been practicing yoga since 2002, and completed her 200-hour teacher training through YogaFit® in 2006. She enjoys empowering her students through self-discovery, and has unearthed many ‘pearls of wisdom’ from her teachers, as well has her students. Jennifer is continuing her training in therapeutic yoga, and is currently a healing touch practitioner apprentice.

Mary Frein RYT

Mary Frein is a graduate of balanced breath school of yoga. What began as a search for balance in her personal life has turned into a quest for mindfulness on the mat and in daily living. With a spirit of gratitude, she looks forward to sharing her love of all things yogic.

Annette Vance RYT

Annette has three passions, family, sharing yoga, and the visual arts. She taught public school art in Minnesota and Iowa for 30 years, most of that time in Ankeny. In 2000, one of her four sons introduced her to yoga. She attended Sandy Eimer’s classes and after retiring in 2005, trained with YogaFit®. In 2014 she earned her 200 hour certification at balanced breath school of yoga. She also teaches at the Ankeny Art Center, Ankeny adult education and the YMCA Ankeny.

Angela Ossian RYT

Angela graduated from balanced breath school of yoga's first 200-hour Yoga Alliance certification in 2012. For the past five years, she has also taught weekly classes at the Ankeny YMCA. Her classes are yin and vinyasa-based with strong emphasis on alignment. She has attended numerous trainings and workshops by admired teachers such as Jim Bennitt, Max Strom, Mas Vidal, Tao Porchon-Lynch, Andrey Lappa and Mara Healy. She strives to bring a sense of fun, freedom and kindness to her classes, and hopes to impart nuggets of yogic wisdom along the way.

Ashley Randall RYT

Mother of two and avid lifter, Ashley discovered yoga just a few years ago. What started as a way to stretch her body after workouts, has turned into a way of life. She currently is a RYT200 and is working towards her RYT500. Ashley truly believes yoga is for every body - that everyone can find strength, playfulness and peace on the mat.
Practice basic yoga postures, the art and benefits of breathing, gentle stretching and basic flowing movement. Modification of poses and use of props are encouraged to enhance alignment and energy within asana. Beginners welcome!

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Jun 26 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Jun 28 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Mary Frein RYT
  • Thu Jun 29 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Wed Jul 05 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Jul 06 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Ashley Randall RYT
  • Mon Jul 10 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Jul 12 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Jul 13 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Mon Jul 17 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Jul 19 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Jul 20 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Mon Jul 24 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Jul 26 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Jul 27 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Mon Jul 31 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Aug 02 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Aug 03 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Mon Aug 07 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Aug 09 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT