In class, the teachers have helped ease my aches and pains and gave me support and hope. I love this place.
Welcome to The Yoga Studio, Kansas City’s first and premier yoga school for over 30 years with fully certified teaching staff! We offer classes ranging from Beginner, Intermediate, Vinyasa flow, Restorative, Special-focused and even Yoga Nidra, so you are sure to find a class that fits your needs. We believe that no student is to too stiff or “inflexible” for yoga, it’s all about finding the right props and modifications to make the poses work for the individual’s needs. Many of our students are using yoga as way to rehabilitate injuries after surgery or even as a way to prevent it. Take a look through our class schedule and if you have questions about which class might be the best fit for you,
please contact us – we’d love to talk with you!
Teacher Training Program
Are you interested in becoming a yoga teacher? Whether you are looking for a career, a way to share your passion of yoga with others or learning more about yoga to deepen your own practice, we have the most flexible yoga teacher training program around. We are a registered Yoga Alliance school offering 200 hour and 500 hour programs. If you are playing with the idea of teaching yoga, come take a free trial class and talk with us more about our unique program offering to see if we are a fit for you!
Sat. April 22, 2017
How do you alter a pose for the student with back pain? How do you help students with vulnerable necks? How do you help the stiff student who is challenged in standing poses or forward folds? This workshop helps you trust and know how to meet the needs of a diverse gathering of yogis; which takes place in almost every class you teach.
YOGA FOR THE PELVIC FLOOR
Sat. September 16, 2017
In this afternoon workshop, we will locate, assess, soften, stretch, strengthen and exercise the muscle groups of the pelvic floor, discuss mula bandha, abdominal health and how to utilize the pelvic floor in asana. We will begin with anatomy, lecture and discussion, followed by subtle experiential movements to awaken your understanding of this often ignored area.
Maggie Kortchmar May 13, 2017. Cultivate strength in your legs and center as you move into standing poses, taking time to break down “flowing” through a sun salutation. Learn basic Sanskrit names of postures and how they inform the moments of action and reflection. Bring more awareness to the transitions in-between. Explore the correct way into chaturanga dandasana, basic inversions, and introduction into simple arm balances.
Judith Hanson Lasater
REST AND SILENCE: Practicing from Stillness, Spaciousness & Ease
Jan 25, 2018 – Jan 27, 2018
This year our annual workshop will focus as usual on our yoga practice in Judith’s delightful forms with both Active and Restorative Practice, blending the rewarding work of pranayama and meditation into the mix.
Aadil Palkivala, July 14-16, 2017. Our 2017 immersion with our beloved Aadil emphasizes success and joy of the practice. Aadil is a master teacher with amazing inner resources and knowledge of yoga beyond compare. He has graced us in Kansas City since 2003. This workshop is open to all students and all levels. Teachers in training, you are in for a delightful and inspiring event.
As a healthy, athletic executive, I took a hard fall from an orchestra pit and wounded my back with bulging discs, suffering from a lot of pain for a long time. I found the yoga school and within six months most of my pain and suffering amended. Today I am fully recovered from the structural damage and I regularly attend classes, free of pain. I am forever grateful to the teachers at the Yoga School.
Todd Voth, Executive Architect
With yoga I got my head and heart in the right place to be successful. Of course there where times when I over indulged, but fortunately, yoga offers a self-compassionate attitude toward change. I gave myself credit for positive change and recognized that over time, small steps lead to big results.
After my husband’s death from cancer, I felt depleted both body and soul. Quite lost, a friend encouraged me to take yoga classes at the Yoga School. I regained my strength and spirit. By the end of the year, the kind-hearted teachers at the Yoga School helped me to lift my grief and ease the sadness of losing my husband.
While in California training in a yoga certification program for weeks on end, I pulled my knee practicing advanced yoga without proper contraindications. I found The Yoga School and started practicing the yoga that helps rehabilitate weakened joints, especially knees and ankles. Within a year, my knee is free of pain. I owe a lot to the Yoga School for their knowledge on knee therapy. Being free of knee pain allows me my joy to teach yoga, sail, walk, dance and love life.
Julia Lentz, Lake Lotawana
With severe scoliosis, I felt the benefits of yoga in my home practice. After seeing how I had the freedom in class to direct my movements and withdraw form poses often not suitable for scoliosis, I have taken yoga classes at The Yoga School of Therapeutics now for years. I am thrilled to attend a yoga school that gives me freedom in class to direct poses suitable for scoliosis.