Guest Teachers

In addition to our regular staff, we are blessed to have several talented teachers collaborating with Shakti Yoga Center for our Special Events and Workshops.

Barbara Cole ~ Guest Teacher

Barbara Cole is a Stress-Relief Specialist, author, recording artist and a Gong Master/Teacher.   Barbara’s real-world teaching style and down-to-earth way of
relating helps people to feel safe and comfortable when learning new things.
Barbara especially enjoys teaching and mentoring within the corporate and at – risk communities. More information on her work can be 


Daniel Katsük

Bringing a joyful reverence for a science that is ancient and powerful, Daniel Katsük understands fully that to be truly flexible, laughter wins. A student of Shamanism, metaphysical philosophy, music performance and anime voice-acting for over 17 years, Daniel brings a fun and inviting energy to teaching that can help anyone feel comfortable in their own skin or Yoga pants. “My goal is to bring forth some of the most powerful


Lavanga Schlette ~ Guest Teacher

Bhakti Yoga is the center of Lavanga’s life.  Drawing from 15+ years of personal practice, her goal is to share the innumerable gifts given by her teachers.  They have shown her that following the path of Bhakti is a very sweet and practical way of living whereby one simply needs to give their heart to the Divine, and all will be given in return. On her own, and with her partners in The Kyari Project and ASK!, she


Randy Cummins ~ Guest Teacher

Randall A. Cummins, L.M.T., M.T.I., A.O.B.T.A. Cert. Instructor, NCBTMB Provider. In his 30 plus year career, Randy has been on the teaching faculty at the Chicago School of Massage Therapy, the Lauterstein-Conway School,The New School for Massage and Zen Shiatsu in Evanston, Illinois. Along with providing CE trainings, he maintains private practices in Chicago and Austin, Texas.

Some of Randy’s Memberships and Certifications include


Ryan Taylor ~ Guest Teacher

Ryan is one of the most versatile and innovative multi percussionist around. He has emerged himself in an array of drumming styles from around the world. Ryan’s music and rhythm making has been described as revolutionary, ecstatic, soothing and highly up beat.

His brand of music is modern, new age and progressive. (more…)