Charlotte "Sakti Devi" Matsumura lives and teaches in Colorado Springs, Colorado and co-founded Pranava Yoga Center. She is also co-director of Pranava Yoga Center's Teacher Training Programs. She has her 200Hr E-RYT YA certification and has more than 2000 hours of teaching experience. She is a licensed massage therapist in the states of Colorado and New York and brings her knowledge of anatomy and the body to her teachings.
It was during her years in NYC where Charlotte first experienced true community and reverence for the practices of yoga and the courage it takes to move along the journey. Charlotte later moved to Colorado and now enjoys being a part of the Colorado yoga community, together with her husband and great inspiration, Mike Matsumura.
Charlotte is a compassionate and sincere teacher. She strives to inspire her fellow yogis to live a more balanced, peaceful, and happy existence. You will find her class challenging, yet accessible and her presence warm. And there is usually a little Sanskrit chanting too! Charlotte’s classes are shaped from her years of practicing in New York, and from all her teachers and inspirations from the past and the present.
Charlotte has continued her studies with Manorama and the Path of Luminous Shabda (this path combines Sanskrit, meditation and yoga philosophy. Manorama gave her the Sanskrit name Sakti Devi.
Mamma Mia! - A Yoga Class In Celebration of All Mothers on Mother's Day
Workshop Sunday May 12th • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
What better way is there to celebrate mom's, maternal bonds, and Mother Earth, than by expanding your awareness in a grounding, yet dynamic Vinyasa flow yoga class? Through asana, pranayama, meditation and Sanskrit chanting, we will honor and celebrate all the special mothers in our lives. In this heartfelt class, we will find connection with body, breath and spirit, thus awakening to the right here, the right now. We will move through standing poses, twists, inversions, backbends and forward bends. Each breath and each asana will be an offering in celebration of all mothers.
This class is for anyone who has a mother, is a mother, knows a mother or who wants to celebrate Mother Earth! It is appropriate for all levels, but some Vinyasa experience is recommended. (Note - This is not a prenatal yoga class).
Suitable for all levels