Welcome to Pranava!

Pranava Yoga Center is built on a foundation of the ancient and traditional practices of Patanjali's eight-limbed path of yoga. At Pranava, there is a focus on cultivating deep awareness and connection in the body, mind, and spirit. While the instructors hold the traditions close and believe in living a yogic lifestyle, we can also be a little rebellious at times. We are fun and light-hearted, but also disciplined, professional, dedicated, passionate, compassionate, inspirational, and hardworking. We firmly believe that a higher state of well-being can be attained through a steady yoga practice. Pranava Yoga Center instructors are passionate about extending the teachings of yoga and are ourselves dedicated practitioners and students of yoga for life. We take our yoga practice off the mat and into our daily lives. We encourage students to see the world from another perspective. We have the ability to help students grow in their yoga practice, and we motivate students to find their own inspiration from within.



Latest Studio News

Giselle at Pranava!

Pranava is honored to have the amazing Giselle Mari leading two workshops in one day! Don't miss the opportunity to join us on Saturday, March 28 for Hot, Hip & Holy and The Yin Side of the Force. Check out our workshops page for more details.

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Hanuman Festival

Get ready to transform yourself at the summer's most loved yoga festival, Hanuman Festival. Join us in Boulder, Colorado June 11-14, 2015, for the 5th year anniversary celebration featuring Richard Freeman, Rod Stryker, Janet Stone, Rodney Yee, Tias Little, Annie Carpenter, Saul David Raye, Sianna Sherman, Tiffany Cruikshank, Amy Ippoliti, Kia Miller, Tommy Rosen, Darren Rhodes, and many more... INCLUDING PRANAVA YOGA CENTER CO-FOUNDER MIKE MATSUMURA!


CS Indy Best Of 2014 - Silver!

By the dreadlocks of Shiva! Guess who took Silver in the CO Springs Independent Best Of Colorado Springs 2014 Yoga Studio category (page 25 of the digital issue)??? We certainly couldn't have done it without YOU!!!

Thanks to each and every one of you for your support and for continuing to make Pranava your yoga home. We are so blessed to have you all in our lives, and we'll continue to do our very best to serve the Colorado Springs yoga community with open arms and open hearts! 

With Love, Compassion, Gratitude, and Respect,
Hethyr and Jon Pletsch

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New Ownership

As of August 11, Pranava Yoga Center is under new ownership! Hethyr and Jon Pletsch are honored to be a part of the extraordinary community of teachers and practitioners that are the heart and soul of Pranava.


Teacher Training

We are currently in the second half of our Winter 2015 200-Hour Teacher Training Program. Our next program begins in May. Check out the Teacher Training Page for more information, or come to our next Teacher Training Open House on Saturday, April 4 from 2 to 3pm.

There are currently
open spots remaining for
our next TT program! 


Our Teacher Trainees

Focus of the Month

The Five Niyamas

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For the month of February, we focused on the first of the eight limbs of yoga, the Yamas. The Yamas can be thought of as restraints or moral disciplines. This month we'll be taking a look further inward as we focus on the second limb, the Niyamas. The Niyamas are observances. Through practice of the Niyamas, we work to cleanse and purify our bodies and minds in order to evolve spiritually.

The five Niyamas:
Saucha - purity, cleanliness
Santosha- contentment
Tapas - discipline, austerity, heat
Svadhyaya - self-study, scriptural study
Ishvara Pranidhana - surrender to your higher power

Teacher Feature


Name:  Kate C.
Teaches:  Monday 6:30am, Morning Yoga 

1) Who was an inspirational teacher from your childhood?
I had so many! I would have to say my 9th grade biology teacher, Mrs. McKee. It was because of her that I fell in love with the subject and went on to major in biology in college. I taught secondary science for six years.
2) If you could take a yoga class from any teacher, present or past, who would it be?
Kathryn Budig. I love her energy and down-to-earth attitude. She also has a blog with great recipes.
3) Who is your favorite super hero?
Spider Man
4) Is there a type of meditation that works best for you?
I just need to be comfortable. I love the use of incense/essential oils and really like the "Insight Timer" app on my iPhone, so I can time myself.
5) One concert. Any band. 
The Beatles

First Week is Free!

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First time to Pranava?
Every new practitioner gets a week of
unlimited classes for FREE!

For seven consecutive days, experience as many different class styles and instructors as you like. This offer is available to all new customers, both local and out-of-town. Show up at the studio when you are ready to start your free week!

Check out our Schedule page to plan your visit or check out our Pricing page to choose a plan.


Connect with Pranava

Pranava Yoga Center
802 North Weber Street
Colorado Springs, CO  80903
(719) 444-8463
"We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think.  When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves."
~ Buddha

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