YogaIowa is a statewide network of yogis, artists, and writers dedicated to the unique spirit of Iowa’s wellness community.
Each issue of YogaIowa provides a fresh, contemporary perspective on a host of topics important to Iowans living a healthy lifestyle. Stories and articles are sourced from across Iowa, looking to provide insight and information to improve one’s physical, mental, emotional and spiritual quality of life.
YogaIowa is published quarterly and distributed for free at numerous locations around the state. Subscriptions are also available in the continental United States for $15/year. (Contact us for international rates.)
Have a story? Feel free to email us or the Field Editor associated with your region of the state!
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Apply to be a Field Editor
We’re looking for Field Editors who are connected in their communities to help us develop relationships with the wellness communities in their cities.
Field Editor Responsibilities:
- Provide insight about their region
- Recommend authors and articles
- Forward recommendations to the Editor
- Use their network in the field to promote YogaIowa
- Discuss topics with the Editor
If you’re an active member in your local yoga and wellness community, we encourage you to apply. Positions do not offer compensation. To apply, please contact YogaIowa’s General Manager, Ally Thompson, at firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume and statement of interest.
Our Advisory Board
Holistic Health and Nutritional Coach
Sheree Clark, M.Ed., AADP, CHHC, is an inspiring author, television show host, health coach, motivator, and raw vegan chef. Sheree has written and presented on topics ranging from raw food 101 to overcoming career burnout. Currently she hosts Fork in the Road with Sheree Clark , a weekly TV show while continuing to carry a full load of private practice health and nutrition clients.
Founder of Yoga in the Park–Des Moines
As founder of Yoga in the Park and Meditation Around Town, Dennis enjoys bringing our community together to experience oneness and personal awareness. His loves are travel and adventure as he connects with people from around the world. With eight grandkids Dennis’ life is filled with tremendous joy and happiness. Gratitude and compassion are his constant companions.
facilitator, Tending Your Inner Garden
Diane Glass co-founded Tending Your Inner Garden© in 2003 as a way to support women discerning their life direction and purpose. She companions men and women as a spiritual director, and teaches classes at the Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center on living with our bodies in gratitude and peace.
Ann M. York
PT, PhD, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, Associate Professor, Des Moines University
Ann York has a passion for life-long learning and teaching. She is an E-RYT 200, RYT 500, and shares yoga through teacher training and vinyasa flow classes. In addition, she has a master’s degree in physical therapy, a doctoral degree in health care administration, and serves as an associate professor at Des Moines University. She and a colleague are also researching how yoga is being integrated into the traditional health care delivery system.