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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.

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.

Sandy Eimers ERYT500 C-IAYT

Sandy is a pharmacist and owner of balance yoga lounge and principal instructor at balanced breath school of yoga. In addition to leading group yoga classes, she is available for private yoga and yoga therapy sessions. Sandy is certified in somatic movement, trauma yoga, is a registered yoga therapist through the IAYT and leads meditation classes in Central Iowa. She is also a traveling faculty member at Sundara Yoga Therapy (Austin, TX); facilitating  trauma-informed training's held throughout North America.

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.
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 Aug 20 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Aug 22 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Aug 23 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Sandy Eimers ERYT500 C-IAYT
  • Mon Aug 27 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Aug 29 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Aug 30 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Sep 05 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Sep 06 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Mon Sep 10 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Sep 12 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Sep 13 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Mon Sep 17 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Sep 19 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Sep 20 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Mon Sep 24 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Sep 26 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Sep 27 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Mon Oct 01 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Oct 03 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT