Davenport School of Yoga 2018 Teacher Training  begins February 17th

Our Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher-Training course offers a unique exploration into the evolution of Hatha yoga

Led by JEANI MACKENZIE and an experienced teaching faculty, our program will accelerate your journey towards becoming an exceptional teacher. We offer a successful mentorship program to refine your teaching skills. Our experienced teachers help students understand their own physiology and how to impart this essential wisdom.   Our students evolve into accomplished, confident, and knowledgeable teachers.

I have been practicing yoga since 1974, teaching since 1979. Practiced with BKS Iyengar in India in l977.

I opened the Davenport School of Yoga in l996, began doing teacher training in 2003.    I was a presenter at the Iowa City Yoga Festival and I teach workshops regularly on the west coast of Australia.


The program mainly follows the methods outlined in “Light on Yoga” by BKS Iyengar and “Yoga for a New Age” by Bob Smith. There will be numerous teacher training publications by John Friend and Ester Meyers. This training program, by exploring your potential will open you to personal growth and transformation.   You will learn more about yourself which will help to become an inspirational teacher. What you already appreciate about yoga will be enhanced.. It is a very important decision you are making in deciding to choose this program.. Our faculty will be teaching yin, therapy, pranayama, partner, kundalini, and philosophy.   We will also do some aerial yoga.

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Women’s Yoga Gathering

Wednesday, December 13
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Davenport School of Yoga – Bettendorf Studio
5123 Middle Road, Bettendorf, IA

Join Betsy for a women’s yoga class. Bring a friend or meet a new friend! Class will be one hour of practice from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and then a half hour to socialize, laugh, and share light snacks.  

Cost is $12 to drop in or use your punch card.


Intro to Aerial Yoga Workshop

Davenport School of Yoga

735 Federal Street

December 17th

1:30 P.M- 3:00 P.M

Aerial Yoga is a combination of traditional poses done on the floor and postures practiced using soft fabric. In aerial yoga, our body weight is distributed between floor and fabric, allowing us to access traditional poses in a new way. When off the floor, there is no pressure on joints and inversions are accessible with no strain on neck or shoulders. Hanging in ‘slings’ makes core muscles ‘fire’. It is so much fun you don’t realize what a great workout you are getting.

This class is designed with the beginner in mind.  We will walk you through the basics, offer instruction and take time to explore the poses while answering questions and making sure you feel safe and supported.

Cost is $25

Reserve a sling


December 27, 2017

Bettendorf School of Yoga

5123 Middle Road , Bettendorf Ia

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $15

Would you like to experience life in a deeper, more meaningful way?

Do you want to connect with the wisdom of your body and the voice of your intuition?

Do you need to get more physical movement into your life?

Get out of your head and into your heart by experiencing the energy of your chakras! Let your spirit guide you in Chakradance, a moving meditation. No chakra knowledge or dance experience necessary.

Facilitator Lindsay Bodenhofer will use specific music and guided visualization to take you on a free-flowing movement journey exploring 7 different worlds within you…..instincts, emotions, power, love, expression, intuition, and spirituality allowing you to focus inward and tune in to the wisdom and intelligence held in your physical, emotional, and spiritual body,  You will anchor your unique experience with the creation of mandala art.

Find meaning, let go, and have fun with Chakradance!

Pre-registration required by 4:00 P.M. on 12/27/2017


Vata Pacifying Workshop

Bettendorf School of Yoga

5123 Middle Road, Bettendorf

January 20th 2018

1:30-3:00 PM

According to Ayurveda, we all are influenced by the seasons. Some more than others depending on your Doshic constitution. So as we continue in Vata season, you may be experiencing some of the following signs or symptoms:

  • nervousness, anxiety, panic, fear
  • twitches, tics, tremors, spasms
  • dry or chapped skin
  • constipation, gas, bloating, dry, hard stools
  • low body weight
  • dislike of cold and wind
  • difficulty tolerating loud noises
  • light, interrupted sleep
  • spacey, scattered feeling
  • excess thinking or worrying

One of the ways we can find some relief from the above symptoms is by finding ways to reverse the imbalances and bring our Vata back into balance.

Join AyurvedicYoga Specialist Dan David for a 1.5 hour workshop where your will learn what can done to help bring you back towards balance both physically and emotionally.

The workshop will include Vata pacifying:



Dietary tips

Lifestyle Changes

Cost $20

                                               Class Size Limited                   Pre-Registartion Required

Register here