Yoga Gives Back Event Benefits Six Jackson Hole Non-Profit Organizations

Donation-Based Yoga Class and Event Celebrates National Yoga Month and Promotes Unity

Cameron Barker Yoga Gives Back

Cameron Barker will be co-teaching at Yoga Gives Back

The Jackson Hole Yoga Community is hosting a donation-based outdoor yoga class and event on September 11, 2015 at Center for the Arts lawn in a collaborative effort to celebrate National Yoga Month September. The benefit, which runs from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., is open to all levels of yoga practitioner–from absolute beginners to advanced yogis–and will feature teachers from valley studios, including Cameron Barker, Scott Dropinski, Niki Sue Mueller, Angela Tong and Neesha Zollinger, who will be co-teaching a two-hour yoga flow class to promote unity and inspire a healthy lifestyle.
Neesha Zollinger co-teaching yoga at Yoga Gives Back event

Neesha Zollinger will be co-teaching yoga at Yoga Gives Back event.

All proceeds from the suggested donation of $10.00 will go to six valley non-profit organizations including Center for the Arts, Children’s Learning Center, Community Entry Services, Community Health Information Center, Jackson Hole Community Counseling Center and Vertical Harvest.

A silent auction and raffle will also contribute 100% of its earnings to these non-profits, which were chosen by the members of the yoga community. Since the event is during the Old Bill’s giving period, the donations will be matched through Old Bill’s Fun Run 2015.

There will also be music for the event, including samples of Rising Appalachia and Rabbit Wilde who will be playing the Pink Garter Theater on Sept. 20, 2015. Learn more here.

Scott Dropinski will be co-teaching at Yoga Gives Back

Scott Dropinski will be co-teaching at Yoga Gives Back

Yoga means ‘yoke’ or ‘union’ in Sanskrit, the language of yoga, and the Jackson Hole Yoga Community wants to promote this message of union, or unity, in addition to promoting the health benefits of yoga and the healthy lifestyle it encourages. Union can be between body and mind, but also as unity between individuals in a community and even worldwide.

The intention behind this particular event is community and unity, bringing together all of the yoga studios in the Jackson Hole area for a common purpose of service and giving.

About the Jackson Hole Yoga Community:

While the Jackson Hole Yoga Community isn’t an official entity, it is a group united by its interests in educating about yoga with members including yoga teachers, yoga studios, wellness centers and even an online yoga publisher. This year’s sponsors include Akasha Yoga, Inversion Yoga, Jackson Hole Yoga Therapy, Medicine Wheel Wellness, Pursue Movement, Teton Yoga Shala, Yoga on Little and Yoga Today.

About National Yoga Month:

September is official National Yoga Month, which is a national observance designated by the Department of Health & Human Services, designed to educate about the health benefits of yoga and to inspire a healthy lifestyle. Hundreds of community events are organized each year in celebration of National Yoga Month every September.

Yoga Gives Back Fundraiser in Jackson Hole

AcroYoga Workshop

Explore the Dynamic Balance Possibilities of Partner Yoga

Do you get bored on flat ground? Learn to find balance on all your friends in an AcroYoga Workshop with River Echeverria this Sunday, August 2nd at 9:00 am. Explore the dynamic balance possibilities of partner yoga in this workshop. It’s open to all levels and no partner is needed.

AcroYoga Workshop In Jackson Hole

River offers a new take on AcroYoga. Slackro is a balance-inspired school of AcroYoga where slackers, acrobats, and yogis learn how to turn their bases into balance props. Forget the adage that the base is always in control of balance and timing.

Explore with Yogaslacker River Echeverria, Certified Rolfer and Jivamukti Yoga Teacher. He will be assisted by Certified Rolfer, Emily May this Sunday, August 2nd here at Teton Yoga Shala.

AcroYoga Workshop Details:

Cost: $30
When: Sunday, August 2, 2015
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Teton Yoga Shala
Instagram: @riverecheverria

Yoga Fundamentals for Men Workshop & Class

Yoga Fundamentals for Men with Heather Franklin Workshop June 14th & Class Starts June 12th

Yoga Fundamentals for Men Yoga Workshop in Jackson Hole
You understand the mechanics of your bindings, bikes and outboards, but what about your body? This two-hour yoga workshop for men will teach you the skills to reduce compression in your joints and to be more efficient in your body.

  • Balance your strength with flexibility.
  • Learn how to prevent back pain.
  • Learn some helpful tools to have a better yoga experience.
  • Feel more confident about your practice.

Workshop Details:

The workshop will be on Sunday, June 14th from 9:00 – 11:00 am and will cost $30. Please reserve your spot and REGISTER HERE or at the studio.

Yoga Fundamentals for Men Class

Can’t make the workshop on June 14th or just want to take the learning further? You’re in luck! Heather will be teaching the Yoga Fundamentals for Men weekly on Friday mornings 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. This new yoga class starts June 12th. Reserve your spot here!

About Heather Franklin:

Heather Franklin Yoga Teacher in Jackson, Wyoming
Heather has been a certified yoga teacher since 2003 and practicing since 1996. She believes that yoga practice influences all organ systems of the body, strengthens and lengthens muscles, and brings space to the joints. It creates a mind/body connection that facilitates the healing process. Learn more about Heather here, or at her website:

Iyengar Yoga Workshop with Mary Obendorfer & Eddy Marks

Join us for an inspiring Iyengar Yoga workshop with Eddy Marks and Mary Obendorfer Sept 17-21, 2015.

Register for the entire Iyengar Yoga Workshop or individual sessions at our MindBody Online HERE. You can also register at the studio, or contact us at 307-690-4201 or

About Mary Obendorfer & Eddy Marks

Mary & Eddy are Senior Iyengar teachers certified at the Advanced level. They teach worldwide as well as train and assess teachers for certification. For decades they studied with the Iyengars in India, living there for a year in 2003 and seven months in 2009. Guruji’s original and transformative approach to yoga inspires them to guide students with clarity and precision from the skin to the soul. They co-direct the BKS Iyengar Yoga Center of San Diego, which was established in 1979.

Eddy Marks
A trained exercise physiologist from UCLA, Eddy has taught yoga for cardiac rehabilitation as well as anatomy and physiology for yoga students. Four decades of searching practice helps him to convey Guruji’s illuminating teachings with clarity, insight and progressive refinement. At Geetaji’s request he wrote the book B.K.S. Iyengar: Archive Project 2007. He is co-writing writing a book Guruji called Hidden Wisdom of Iyengar Yoga.
Eddy Marks - Iyengar Yoga Workshop in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Mary Obendorfer
Mary was one of the few people from around the world to attend the invitation only Back Bend intensive given directly by Mr. Iyengar. She also worked with Dr. Mary Schatz in India documenting the therapeutic yoga that Mr Iyengar is so famous for.
Mary Obendorfer - Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher

Mary & Eddie Yoga Workshop Schedule:

Thursday, September 17th
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Intro to Iyengar Yoga

Friday, September 18th
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Asana – All Levels

Svadhyaya: Self-Study, Lecture and Practice

Saturday, September 19th
9:00 am-12:00 pm
Asana – All Levels

2:00 – 4:30 pm
Yoga Therapy and Practice for the Neck and Shoulders

Sunday, September 20th
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Asana – All Levels

2:00 – 4:30 pm
Yoga Therapy and Practice for the Hips and Knees

Monday, September 21st
9:00 – 12:00 pm
Asana – All Levels


Early-Bird Rate by August 15, 2015:
2 hours $40
2.5 hours $45
3 hours $50
Entire Workshop $330

Regular Pricing:

2 hours $50
2.5 hours $55
3 hours $60
Entire Workshop $405

Register Today

Register for the entire Iyengar Yoga Workshop or individual sessions at our MindBody Online HERE. You can also register at the studio, or contact us at 307-690-4201 or

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Bhavani Maki Yoga Workshop

Yoga and Philosophy Workshop July 16-19, 2015

Please join us for a yoga workshop with Bhavani Maki July 16-19, 2015. Yoga is considered to be the conjoining of the physical and metaphysical, and awakening to the rich and depth of experience available in every moment. Integrating Yogasana, pranayama, and the philosophy and psychology of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, we will explore Yoga as skill in action, with an emphasis on the three Granthi, or psychic knots along the spinal cord. The great sages explain that no amount of stretching will release these areas without a transformation of one’s psychology and the integration of metaphysical teachings. Our ability to unload these areas, and investigate new possibilities in awareness affords us with an expanded view of the arc of our potential, where we have been, who we are becoming, and the cultivation of conscious intent.
Bhavani Maki - Yoga Workshop in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

About Bhavani Maki

“Bhavani Maki has been immersed in the yogik tradition for over thirty years, and taught Yoga, Yoga psychology, and philosophy for twenty years. She has made numerous trips to India to study with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, and Sanskrit with Professor Narayanacharya. She studied Astanga Yoga with Baba Hari Dass of the Mount Madonna Center, and the Patanjali Yoga Sutra with Rama Jyoti Vernon. Bhavani offers Yoga classes, intensives, and teacher trainings internationally, and on her home island of Kaua’i. She is also the author of The Yogi’s Roadmap: Patanjali Yoga Sutra as a Journey to Self Realization.”

Workshop Schedule:

Asana & Philosophy
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

9:00 – 11:30 am

Yoga Sutra
5:30 – 7:30 pm

9:00 – 11:30 am

Yoga Sutra
1:30 – 3:30 pm

Asana & Philosophy
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Workshop Investment:

Early-Bird Pricing Before June 15th:

  • $245 entire workshop
  • $50 per 3 hours
  • $45 per 2.5 hours
  • $40 per 2 hours

Regular Pricing:

  • $295 entire workshop
  • $60 per 3 hours
  • $55 per 2.5 hours
  • $50 per 2 hours

Register for the Bhavani Maki Yoga Workshop:

You may sign up for individual sessions or the entire Bhavani Maki workshop at MindBody Online here. Or, please email, if you prefer.

Baroni Designs Jewelry Added to Shala Boutique

Subtly Spiritual Yoga Jewelry Arrives at the Boutique

We’re excited to announce the arrival of new jewelry from Baroni Designs. We added a sensual selection of these gorgeous jewelry designs featuring spiritual symbols such as the lotus, the tree of life, inner fire, malas, and mandalas hand crafted from silver, gold, amazonite, lapis, and more.

Baroni Designs Sacred Lotus Earrings

Come on in starting April 20th and try on malas, necklaces, bracelets and earrings from this well-loved California designer. Created by Arcata artist and designer Sarah Baroni, who believes that “jewelry and adornments are more than just external trappings,” the special pieces speak to our inner spirit, but adorn our outer spirit beautifully.

Since its inception in 1991, Baroni has tried to maintain a green business ethic and works with progressive supply partners with sustainable practices, and often uses reclaimed, recyclable, and renewable materials in the jewelry designs.

Baroni Jewelry in Jackson Hole

Images from Baroni Designs.

Teton Yoga Shala Closed April 1st – 19th for Facelift

We Will Be Closed April 1st – 19th for a Small Remodel

We will be closed April 1 – 19, 2015 for a small yoga studio remodel. Please come back April 20th to a refreshed studio with a new-and-improved yoga ropes wall, among other nice updates.

This brief closure won’t affect your yoga class cards or unlimited plans. We’ll adjust accordingly by extending the expiration date.

Keep up to date on the yoga class schedule here.

yoga studio in jackson hole, wyoming

New Student Yoga Specials

New Student Yoga Specials:

New Student Yoga Specials in Jackson Hole
Did you know? If you’re new to the Teton Yoga Shala and you’re an area local, your first class is free. Come on in and try a yoga class with one of our many highly qualified yoga teachers and see what you think and how you feel afterward!

If you’re a Teton Yoga regular (we thank you!), please share this news with your friends or family who might benefit, or better yet, bring them in with you!

We also have a Monthly Unlimited New Student Special for All New Students that you can take advantage of. It’s only $75 and you can come to any/all yoga classes that you want in one month. It’s the perfect way to jumpstart your yoga practice and it’s a great way to find yoga teachers and yoga classes that suit your needs.

अथ योगानुशासनम्॥१॥

Atha yoganuśasanam

And now begins (atha) the instruction (anuśāsanam) regarding Yoga (yoga)
–Patanjali Yoga Sutras

Complete a TYS MindBody Online Profile for Free Yoga Class

Good news! We are going to start using MindBody Online software to check people in for yoga classes and for our retail products starting in January. In order to make the transition as smooth as possible, we’re offering a free yoga class if you complete a profile for our studio by the next time that you come to class. It’s easy and only takes about five minutes, and will save time for you and us at the studio, so do it right now to get the free class.

1. Go to:
2. If you have a MindBody Online account, please sign in. If you don’t have an account, please create one.
3. Fill out the “Personal” section in your profile by clicking on “Edit” near the pencil icon. (You may choose to fill out the “Billing” section at this time to save time later if you’re going to pay for future classes with a credit card. You won’t have to worry about bringing money to class again!)
4. Click “Save”
5. Attend a FREE yoga class by telling the teacher that you’ve completed your profile. No expiration!

Complete a TYS MindBody Online Profile and Get a Free Yoga Class

Light Up The New Year And Your Chakras Workshop

Light Up The New Year And Your Chakras With Connie Wieneke starts January 4, 2015

Chakras Kundalini Yoga Workshop with Connie Wieneke
Eight-Week Kundalini yoga and meditation series begins Sunday, Jan. 4, and goes through Sunday, March 1. All levels are welcome. Class runs from 9-10:15 a.m. on most Sundays. There will be no class on Jan. 25 when Eddie Modestini is teaching his workshop.

With the guidance of yoga teacher Connie Wieneke, we will journey through the chakras, grounding ourselves in order to light up. This will be a very nurturing, meditative, and invigorating series. It is Kundalini after all. We will laugh and sweat, breathe and move to balance our energies in the chakras. Let joy enter the room of your heart, body, breath and spirit. Do yoga.

For information, please contact

Learn more about Connie Wieneke here.