We believe that yoga is something from which everyone can benefit. This strong belief led to the creation of The Power Life Foundation. The Foundation will make yoga more accessible to communities, groups and individuals that typically face barriers in accessing the mental and physical health benefits that yoga provides. 100% of all donations received will provide teacher training scholarships and opportunities to practice throughout the cities Power Life proudly serves. By training people who face barriers in accessing yoga, The Foundation will provide opportunities for scholarship recipients to share the benefits of yoga with the communities, groups and individuals they interact with beyond Power Life’s studios.
“When we founded Power Life it was always about giving back to the community. We’ve been fortunate enough to be incredibly charitable, especially for a small business, The Foundation is a way to formalize that giving more than we have in the past.” -Adam Geneser (President)
Giving back has always been an integral part of Power Life. Since our inception, we have raised or donated hundreds of thousands of dollars for local charities, organizations and non-profits to support the communities we serve. By creating The Power Life Foundation, we can continue to give back by sharing the mental and physical health benefits of yoga with others who can make a difference in the world. In the end, a little bit more yoga will make the world a better place.
“It is important because what we offer is good. We offer people a 60-minute break from all the stuff going on in the world. Everyone can benefit from the mental and physical relief yoga provides. I believe that we contribute positively to society. There are individuals that haven’t experienced that and this is an opportunity to provide that goodness and positive impact to society outside of our studio doors.” – Adam Geneser
We are so excited to kick off our fundraising efforts and create an even larger impact in our communities. You can donate via The Foundation’s Venmo, using the form below, or at the studio front desk.
Donation form for The Power Life Foundation
Power Life Foundation
Donation form for The Power Life Foundation
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Kirk was working 80-hour weeks and wearing his shoulders as earrings when he found yoga in 2005. Forever the competitive athlete, he loved the physicality of yoga. When the spiritual and philosophical side of yoga were exposed to him, Kirk was hooked. Yoga provided him with what other activities couldn’t -- the ability to foster the benefits of practice both on and off of the mat. Yoga was something that Kirk could bring into all aspects of his life.
Kirk knows that yoga can be intimidating, so he crafts a class that is playful and inviting, while still being challenging and safe. His creatively planned classes build strength and flexibility in your body and mind while establishing clarity, giving you more confidence to overcome obstacles in your life, and keeping you injury-free. His classes are themed with a message that is relatable and will inspire you to take it with you off your mat. Kirk has been teaching yoga since 2008 and lead his first teacher training in 2012. Where Kirk truly shines is in coaching, developing and bringing out the best in others.
Kirk enjoys traveling (40+ countries to date!), snowboarding, and cherishes time with his wife and two daughters.
Christen Bakken’s yoga journey began in 1998 in a Bikram studio that provided a safe and secure place to practice. She saw the yoga mat as a place to remember her purpose and a place to play. As she continued her studies and began her journey to teaching in 2006, Christen infused yoga classes with devotion and the yoga mat became a place of personal transformation and healing. Her classes are filled with laughter, song, sweat, and usually heart openers. In 2013, Christen began training yoga teachers. This is the place where she finds the most joy - in community with folks looking to grow and be of greater service in their homes, on their mats, and in the world. Over the years, she has led trainings in Denver, the Midwest, Florida, and now abroad. She has trained in continuing education modules, 200-hour, 300-hour, and 500-hour programs. Beyond the mat, Christen is a passionate adventure seeker - she loves to bike, snowboard, and spend time with her husband and pups. She sees each day as a blessing and hopes to remind all who interact with her of this truth.
We validate parking for THREE garages in the area!
Two Light garage located directly north of the studio. Please bring your ticket inside for validation.
Three Light garage at Main and Truman. Garage entrance on Truman. Please bring your ticket inside for a validation sticker.
Power & Light garage at 13th and Grand. Please ask for a parking pass at the studio front desk. (Hot tip: the Power & Light garage has a ton of space! But be sure to give yourself a little extra time to walk to the studio.)
If you find that you are running a couple minutes late due to parking, please call the studio to let the instructor know to wait for you before locking the doors.
We have partnered with our friends at Greenslate to provide 1 hour and 15 minute validated parking for Power Life students in the lot at 36th and Harney (just south of the Cottonwood Hotel). Read below to learn how to take advantage of this perk:
Step 1: Scan the QR code located in the lot.
Step 2: Select your destination (i.e. “yoga studio”).
Step 3: Ask for the validation code at the Blackstone studio front desk and enter it on your phone.
Step 4: You are all set! Have fun at class!
The validation provided by Power Life and Greenslate is for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Need to add additional time to your parking space? You can do that conveniently from your phone!
This option is valid once per day per license plate.
There is a paved lot and gravel lot on the West side of the building.
Meters on Court and 4th (by Peace Tree) for $0.25/hour, 9am-9pm Mon. – Sat. 12-hour max
Meters on 4th (to the North) for $1.25/hour. Mon – Sat. 4-hour max.
All meters are free on Sundays and major holidays.