Ames Yoga Center

Individual Therapy is being offered online or in-person, to schedule an appointment, email or call  (515) 291-9642.

Ames Yoga Center specializes in individual therapies including Integrative Yoga Therapy, Restorative Energy Therapy, and Flower Essence Therapy. We offer group classes in Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Mindful Meditation, and unique special events. We have provided wellness support to the Ames community for over 25 years. 

Individual integrative therapy sessions are designed specifically for the clients needs.  Ruthann meets the client where they are and develops a program which inspires healing  and transformation into patterns that support the clients highest intentions.

The therapeutic yoga classes incorporate gentle asanas and breath work to melt away stress and increase well being  and promotes healing from within. The  meditation classes utilize proven mind-body techniques to reduce stress, support balance and well being in body and mind.


Ruthann O'Brien Hadish, C-IAYT, E-RYT, RPYT, RCYT

Ruthann has a passion to empower students and clients to achieve their health goals through the paths of yoga, meditation and the healing arts. She founded Ames Yoga Center in 1998 and has taught yoga, meditation and healing therapies for over 24 years to groups and individuals.

Ruthann is a Certified Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists. In addition to teaching, Ruthann works with individuals using healing therapies which support clients with trauma, grief, pain, depression and anxiety. 

Credentials include:

Experienced-Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance

Certified Meditation Instructor

Trauma sensitive yoga therapy practitioner

Yoga for Depression and Anxiety practitioner

Certified Prenatal Yoga instructor

Certified Children's Yoga Instructor

Certified Matrix Energetics practitioner

Certified Reiki practitioner.

Flower Essence Therapy practitioner