Yoga at the Red Lion Inn this Sunday has a fabulous guest instructor and a new, more convenient time for our Vinyasa flow class.

The lovely and accomplished Monica Celli – deMovellan joins the Dharma Coach sangha as she guest instructs this weekend.  Monica’s bio is below and we look forward to sharing her wisdom, experience and commitment to the now on the mat this weekend.

Please note the convenient time change for class this weekend:

8:30-9:45 Gentle Beginners

New Time! 10 – 11:30 AM Vinyasa Flow

See you on the mat.

Monica’s Bio can be seen at





SUNDAY CLASSIC: Gentle Yoga or Vinyasa Flow @ Red Lion Inn in Downtown Stockbridge


Join Dharma Coach Kat Mansfield for two empowering ways to end your weekend and start your week: a gentle 75 minute yoga class for early risers at 8:30 AM and a flowing and fully-accessible 90 minute vinyasa practice at 10:30 AM for those looking for a little more sakti.

Both classes are open to the general public for a drop-in rate of $18 and are free to Red Lion Inn guests and employees. Bring your mat, or let us supply you with one. We also provide straps, towels and water to make your practice as easy and excuse-free as possible.

We start at the Red Lion Inn THIS SUNDAY, September 7th and continue every Sunday through the fall.

Check Kat’s NEW Calendar (look right!) for our full schedule.

See you on the mat!

OM Coming



A Benefit Yoga Class for HAWC


Kat Mansfield & Jesse Ciarmataro

Powerful Vinyasa Flow. Soulful Live Music.


Kat Whitney and Jesse Ciarmataro

Join us as we welcome the entire Yoga Sakti sangha back from summer and kick off the first weekend of the Dharma Coach Yoga Teacher Training with a very special event. OM-COMING: Working for Change is a benefit yoga class for HAWC featuring a powerful 90 minute Vinyasa Flow taught by Kat Mansfield, teacher trainer & senior yoga instructor. We will be inspired by live, heart-centered music from the incredible Jesse Ciarmataro of QWILL. Proceeds will benefit Healing Abuse Working for Change (HAWC), a Salem-based non-profit organization that serves all individuals affected by domestic abuse. Advanced registration is recommended as these events sell out.

DATE: Friday, September 19 at Yoga Sakti

TIME: 6:30-8:00pm

COST: Donations made to HAWC, cash or check made payable to Healing Abuse Working for Change (HAWC)


Dharma Coach Yoga Teacher Training: Put Who You Are To Work

KatRBLLungeAmsterdamYoga Sakti is proud to present


A year to explore yourself through yoga and become the compassionate, dynamic, highly competent, deeply committed world-changer you have dreamed of being.

  • Alignment-based Vinyasa
  • 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Certification
  • Classroom-ready Teaching Experience
  • Personal Growth and Development
  • Community Connection
  • Community Service
  • Weekends-only Format
  • Affordable Tuition w/ Payment Plans



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The Gift of the Assist: Using Dynamic Assists to Power Up Your Yoga Practice and Explore Teacher Training

Gift of Assist FinalTHIS Sunday
June 8, 2014
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
YogaSakti in Salem
You’ve experienced it before: the gift of that perfect adjustment by your teacher that moves you deeply into a yoga posture. Here’s your chance to spend an entire afternoon receiving — and giving — those powerful assists.
If you are interested in how touch, intuition, alignment, and adjustment can deepen your experience and understanding of asana, this workshop is for you. Whether you’re a yoga teacher, teacher trainee, or a student looking to go deeper, The Gift of the Assist workshop will teach you how to give powerful hands-on assists with confidence, sensitivity, and presence, using universal principles of alignment as a foundation.
This one-day workshop embraces Senior Yoga Sakti Instructor Kat Mansfield’s experiential learning approach, helping you gain insight and understanding of your own body, see mis-alignments in others, and support students in poses with instructive, corrective, and deepening hands-on assists. We’ll also discuss physical and verbal cues, the use of props, and assists for those with specific limitations or injury.
After this workshop, you may use the tools to understand your body better in your personal yoga practice, as a gift to help friends in their yoga practice, or explore the opportunity to continue your education with a full 200 hour Yoga Sakti Teacher Training in alignment-based vinyasa which will be offered by Kat starting in August 2014.
$40/at the door