Join us for Yoga at the Ranch - followed by coffee!

Last Updated 1/16/2024in Homepage, Events

Kim Shaffer, Yoga Instructor and giver of Love and Light

Rescue Ranch volunteer, uses her skills and passions to bring awareness to the ranch through yoga.

Join friends, old and new, for a gentle flow and stretch yoga class at the Ranch on February 1, 2024.  This class is free of charge, but attendees can opt to make a donation in lieu of a fee if they feel compelled.  Registration for saving a spot is encouraged by clicking HERE, but not required.  Attendees should plan to bring their own mat, a towel and a water bottle.  

Immediately following the class, free coffee will be provided, along with an opportunity for attendees to chat with Kim and other Rescue Ranch team members.  A number of critters may also be joining the party after the workout session, so plan to stay and meet some wonderful animal ambassadors. 

Tejas Yoga Lab in Cornelius agrees to match class donations during the month of February*

In lieu of normal class fees, attendees can make donations for Kim's 4:30 pm Wednesday class during the entire month of February at Tejas Yoga Lab of Cornelius.  Tejas has graciously agreed to match the donations, up to $500  

Learn more about Kim Shaffer

Kim has always had a love for yoga and decided to take an instructor course from Tejas Yoga Lab in Cornelius.  Her intention was not to become a teacher, but to improve her own practice.  As she grew and evolved, teaching became her passion.  

"I am devoted to living my yoga on and off the mat and I hope to inspire my students to do the same" Kim says.  Her classes include mindful meditation, breath focused flows, and inspirational reflections.   

In addition to being passionate about yoga practice, Kim is also very passionate about animals, and has always wanted to work with them in some capacity.  A friend introduced her to Rescue Ranch and her search for meaningful volunteerism was over.  Kim says that she instantly fell in love with the sweet souls that call the Ranch home.  "It is such a heart happy place for me", she explains.   Kim spends time weekly at the Ranch, and caring for each one of the animals brings so much purpose and joy to her life.  

"I now have an opportunity to combine my two passions - yoga and my love of animals.  She will be hosting this kick off class at the Ranch on February 1, 2024 at 8:00 am, followed by coffee and fellowship.  The class is free but donations are greatly appreciated.  Also, ALL proceeds from my Wednesday classes (4:30 pm) during the month of February at the Tejas Yoga Lab in Cornelius are going to be donated to the Ranch and Tejas has agreed to match up to $500.00.  It's a wonderful thing when your passions become your purpose in life. 

Kim Shaffer is a RYT 200 Certified Yoga Instructor, Aerial Yoga Instructor, and a Usui Reiki Master.  In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband Pat, and three sons (and of course volunteering at the Ranch with 80+ animal ambassadors)

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