International Yoga Day in Sedalia


Irene Renauld, Sedalia’s oldest yoga instructor at 63, is shown in a gentle Backbend during a Salutation to the Sun series.


After Renauld led participants in a few variations of Salutations, Kate Koenig led a few more challenging versions of Sun Salutations and is seen doing a warrior stance in this photo.


Irene Renauld, Sedalia’s oldest yoga instructor at 63, is shown in a gentle Backbend during a Salutation to the Sun series.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_TSD071115Yoda-1.jpgIrene Renauld, Sedalia’s oldest yoga instructor at 63, is shown in a gentle Backbend during a Salutation to the Sun series.

After Renauld led participants in a few variations of Salutations, Kate Koenig led a few more challenging versions of Sun Salutations and is seen doing a warrior stance in this photo.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_TSD071115Yoga-2.jpgAfter Renauld led participants in a few variations of Salutations, Kate Koenig led a few more challenging versions of Sun Salutations and is seen doing a warrior stance in this photo.

Irene Renauld, founder and president of Sedalia Area Yoga Teachers Association (SAYTA), hosted a celebration for the first International Yoga Day on the Summer Solstice, Sunday, June 21 at the First Methodist Church Celebration Center. Renauld, Kate Koenig, Nicci Funck, Sue Guffin and Grey Smith all participated in the event.

Renauld teaches at State Fair Community College and Brian’s Gym, as well as instructing Chair Yoga for Winchester Meadows residents. Other members of SAYTA are listed on the Facebook page “Sedalia Area Yoga Teachers Association” with their venues. Yoga teachers are invited to join the organization by messaging Renauld on Facebook.

“The quality of yoga instruction and inter-connectivity of teachers in Sedalia are admirable, creating a strong yogic community here,” Renauld said.

Sedalia Democrat
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