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New Address!

806 SW BLUE PARKWAY

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 64063

Same great teachers and beautiful studio! See you in the New Year!

Thank you so much for all your support!

Ruthann & your Zen Zone Team!

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200-RYT
Teachers Training Experience the fundamentals of Vinyasa Flow and gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to become an exceptional yoga teacher. You emerge from our one of a kind training and ready teach! This program trains you to teach safe, effective yoga classes, as well as show you how to incorporate the wisdom of yoga into your life.
Curriculum:
Techniques, Training and Practice
• Alignment Principles – Asana, Function & Energy
• Mindfulness Meditation, Chakras & Yoga Sutras
• Exploration of styles, including Yin, Chair, Restorative, Core Strength Vinyasa Flow & Kids Yoga
Teaching Methodology
• Sequencing & Language - Theming Classes from Welcome to Namaste
• Pranayama – Dynamics of Breathing
• Assisting & Adapt to all levels – Verbal & Hands on
• Business of Yoga
Anatomy and Physiology
• Anatomy of movement & Physiology – Yoga & the Spine • History - Philosophy & Ethics
Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers
• Lifestyle & Ethics – Yoga Sutras, Yamas & Niyamas, Karma & Seva
• Discovering your Core Message & Voice with Art Journaling
• Living Yoga Off the Mat
Practicum
• Practice teaching, receiving & giving feedback & Assisting
Required Reading:
Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of moving into Stillness by Erich Schiffmann and Trish O'Rielly
Teaching Yoga Essential Foundations & Techniques by Mark Stephens
The Heart of Yoga Developing A Personal Practice by T.K.V. Desikachar Relax & Renew by Judith Lasater
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Alistair Shearer
Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff
(Books cost separate)
Teacher Training Dates:
9-6pm (one-hour lunch break)
(June 10th-14th) (July 8th-12th) & (August 7th-9th)
Tuition:
Total tuition: $2200
Deposit due with application: $500 (Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable Deposit)
Balance ($1,700) due by June 1st, 2015
An early registration discount of $300 is available if paid in full ($1,900) by Jan 15th, 2014 – by May 1st, 2015
Tuition not paid in full requires a monthly auto-payment deducted from a credit or debit card. The minimum monthly payment amount is $185 for 12 months. You can choose the payment date that works best for you.
500 E-RYT, Lead Trainer & 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 500E-RYT with Sadie Nardini’s Core Strength Vinyasa Flow. She is a loving mother of 3 crazy girls and is dedicated to being fearless!
Sign up at
visit the workshops tab.
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New Year, New You

BOOTCAMP

 

Monday's

January 5th, 12th, & 26th

3:30-4:30pm

ONLY $20 for all 3 Sessions

 

Bring Heavy dumb bell's & a determined mindset & Rebecca will coach you toward your goals!

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/admhome?studioid=2808

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Yoga and Wine Event

February 20th at The Zen Zone

5:15-6:00pm

Wine Tasting hosted by Wine Creators.

Wine for purchase during tasting!

6:00-7:00pm

“Spread the Love” Yoga Flow with Rebecca

7:00-8:30pm

Stay after and enjoy the company of fellow yogis while enjoying your fine wine.

 

Option to add to the fun, bring a snack to share.

Sign up here...

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/admhome?studioid=2808


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ART WORKSHOP LED BY ARTIST MCKENZIE MARSTON WITH PROMPT AND

DISCUSSION BY AMY JOHNSON OF THE NOTICED NETWORK.

 

Have you ever received a masterpiece from a child?

The child with healthy self esteem intact never lets it cross

her mind that they didn’t draw a good enough picture for

you to be able to tell what it is, so they are excited to tell

you all about it. What if we could live like that? What if we

could just take all that we’ve learned, and all that we can

imagine, and create a life that we are proud of?

FRIDAY

SEPTEMBER 26

6:30 – 9pm

 

WHAT DOES THE COST INCLUDE?

The cost of the class is $35 includes all your collageing/painting supplies - canvas,

paints, brushes, paper, and magazines to use. It does not include any food or drink.

WHAT DO I BRING?

All you need to bring are any drinks you prefer: wine, beer, or any beverages and

appetizers you might want during the class. Also, if you choose, bring any precut words,

paper, and materials you would like to use of your own. If you prefer to bring your own

canvas to work on feel free to bring that as well.

Sign up now. Space is limited! zenzoneyoga.com

Bring friends and family!

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If you've ever wanted to try Ashtanga yoga, but didn't feel ready to jump into the Primary Series at 10:30...we now have the class for you.  On Wednesday morning from 9:15-10:15, Gwen Hull will be teaching Intro to Ashtanga. This class is appropriate for anyone.  The tighter you are the more this class will help.  The class will begin with breathing and body awareness in postures to prepare you to open, and then the Sun Salutations will be taught with many modifications and options for all body types, injuries, age, and lack of experience. Next, the standing postures will increase strength and confidence to help you move into seated postures.  Finally, the Closing sequence will be modified for each person so that you leave each day feeling challenged, relaxed, rejuvenated, and peaceful.

 

She would love for any new people to Ashtanga to try this class first, and then progress to the full primary series when they are ready.  More experience students are always welcome to attend if the time is better, but this class will focus on instruction.

 

Zenzoneyoga.com


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Purchase Tickets

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The Happy Hour is an additional $25 - This event will sell out Don't miss it!

 

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Purchase Tickets!

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July 12th
1-3pm
$20
We work very hard in our lives, and while we may sleep, we rarely take time to rest. Restorative yoga poses help us learn to relax and rest deeply and completely.

During deep relaxation, all the organ systems of the body are benefited, and a few of the measurable results of deep relaxation are the reduction of blood pressure, serum triglycerides and blood sugar levels in the blood, the increase of the "good cholesterol" levels, as well as improvement in digestion, fertility, elimination, the reduction of muscle tension, insomnia and generalized fatigue.

Ruthann will let you dive into deep relaxation, combining yoga props, massage, along with exploring Doterra Essential oils: Balance, Lavender, Peppermint, Melaleuca, Wild Orange, Aroma Touch, Deep Blue, & On Guard.

This workshop will leave you feeling open, renewed & refreshed. A professional massage therapist will assist with neck massages.

Space is limited so reserve your spot today!

You can order http://www.mydoterra.com/zenzoneyoga for your oils

Cost: $20.00
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Girls will claim their mantras, explore power and flight poses, speak and breathe affirmations. Self-expression and creativity will flow through art and visualization activities. The focus of this camp is to build confidence, self-esteem and cooperation while learning to relax and de-stress.

This is a 2 Day event on June 17 & the 18th


Danielle Benedict is your amazing teacher!

Designed for girls ages 9-14. $70 per child.

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Join us for a Gentle Yoga Practice followed with some wine, fun & friends! This event will be at the stonehaus Farms with Rebecca Kopechek Kurucz teaching a beautiful class!

Cost is $25 (This includes Yoga & a bottle of Wine)

Whatever your taste in wines might be, from classic dry reds to semi-sweet whites, dessert wines or port, our tasting room will let you find the perfect wine. 

Please bring your own mat, water & towel.
All payments are made to The Zen Zone!
Enroll today! Space is limited!

24607 N. E. Colbern Road
Lees Summit, Missouri 64086
www.stonehausfarms.com

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"Sarah is a southern transplant here in the Midwest. Originally from Alabama (Roll Tide, y’all), she completed her Master’s degree in Horticulture at KSU and currently works as a Horticulturist at the amazing Powell Gardens!

Sarah’s yoga journey began eight years ago, and it intensified with her discovery of Vinyasa Flow yoga three years ago.  Vinyasa yoga links movement and breath while blending continuous flowing transitions with specific alignment.  Sarah is certified with a 200-hour Yoga Works training and is thrilled to share her zeal for teaching at the Zen Zone!

If you attend one of Sarah’s classes, expect vigorous, athletic, and mindful movement centered around a personal intention – all  underscored by a funky soundtrack!  Namaste."

 

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