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Welcome! The Zen Zone

At The Zen Zone we believe yoga is for everyone. If you are new to yoga or currently practicing but want more, we offer a variety of classes from which to choose. It is our mission to honor and embrace each student's search for personal growth, wellbeing, community and fulfillment by offering the highest quality programs to people of all ages and from all walks of life. We do this with love, compassion, a sense of humor, and with respect for what each individual can accomplish through yoga.

Creative Director & Owner

Ruthann Zentner 500 E-RYT

Owner of The Zen Zone

Ruthann is a fun-loving, creative spirit who creates a joyful and positive environment for those who enter her doors.

As the owner of The Zen Zone in Lee’s Summit, MO she guides teachers and welcomes yoga students, young children to seniors, encouraging each on the path to self-love. She integrates alignment, core work, and breathing techniques with basic poses and creative sequencing. Each class is designed to energize the body and cultivate a meditative consciousness thus fostering greater vitality and improved health. Using her amazing play lists and a sense of humor her classes are dynamic and inspiring.

Within the bright teal walls and dark wooden floors of her studio a wide variety of experiences can be found. Yoga-centered games give kids in yoga workshops an opportunity to limber up and have fun, seniors in chair yoga stretch and gain balance with sun salutations, many enjoy a creative outlet in art journaling, and the young at heart rock out doing handstands in Vinyasa classes while others choose a deeply relaxing state in restorative yoga.

Ruthann, a native of Kansas City, has over 25 years of teaching experience. Her yoga journey includes certification as a Yoga Storyteller, 300RYT with Yogafit with an emphasis in yoga therapy and 500RYT with Sadie Nardini’s Core Strength Vinyasa Flow. She is a loving mother of 3 crazy girls and is dedicated to being fearless!

Our Mission

Zen Zone Yoga Someone once said that the way you do anything is the way you do everything. Yoga and Pilates have life-changing potential so we take all our classes very seriously. We also know that life is short, so we don't miss a single opportunity to infuse it with something that might put a smile on your face. When you walk into class, there should be a heartbeat, a personality and a vibe so we built a studio and classes that feel good to us. We want you to feel good too!

Yoga is all about incorporating balance into your life. It is a series of asanas that allow you to steadily gain discipline, strength, and self-control while cultivating relaxation, awareness, and a sense of balance. At the Zen Zone you will experience personalized attention, receive a great practice and reap the benefits of a conscientious mind-body activity.

Benefits of regular practice include focused breathing, stronger core, increased flexibility, and improved muscle tone. Scientific studies have shown practicing yoga and Pilate's benefits the following health conditions:

  • Anxiety
  • High blood pressure
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Depression
  • Heart Disease
  • Tension Headaches
  • Chronic back pain relief
  • Joint pain
  • Weight issues
  • Poor posture & balance
  • Fibermyalgia
  • Sinusitis
  • Arthritus
  • ADHD
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