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Essential Hatha Yoga


This class is taught by:

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.

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.

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.
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:

  • Wed Oct 18 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Oct 19 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Mon Oct 23 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Oct 25 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Oct 26 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Mon Oct 30 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Nov 01 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Nov 02 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Mon Nov 06 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Nov 08 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Nov 09 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Mon Nov 13 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Nov 15 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Nov 16 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT
  • Mon Nov 20 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Nov 22 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Mon Nov 27 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jennifer Younk RYT
  • Wed Nov 29 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Angela Ossian RYT
  • Thu Nov 30 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Annette Vance RYT