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At the Science Center of Iowa, our goal is to be a quality community resource for informal science learning where children, families, school groups and individuals of all ages come to explore science and technology.

To continue the learning outside our building, we bring you the SCI blog! Our knowledgeable staff, along with special guests and local scientists, will give you a behind-the-scenes look at SCI activities, in-depth information about science events and STEM connections in the Des Moines area.

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  • Yoga Instructor Spotlight: Meredith Causton

    We are excited to host Instructor Meredith Causton for the 2019 Fall Season of Yoga Under the Stars.

    Meredith Causton completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in 2017.  Meredith became passionate about yoga after attending her first class nearly a decade ago and carries that love, excitement and commitment into her teaching.  She teaches hatha flow, yin yoga and meditation, combining the three practices into a class that will leave you feeling balanced, realigned and equanimous. Meredith provides cues to the body that support the breath and movement of all levels of practitioners while encouraging the practice to be made personal.

    Meredith will be filling in as an instructor as needed.

  • Yoga Instructor Spotlight: Bethany Grabe

    We are excited to host Instructor Bethany Grabe for the 2019 Fall Season of Yoga Under the Stars.

    Bethany is a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher in the Des Moines area whose training is rooted in Integrated Yoga Therapy. In her classes, Bethany brings together asana, pranayama, mudra and mindfulness. She integrates movement, breath work and meditation in her therapeutic mixed-level hatha yoga classes. Bethany’s teaching technique offers modifications to allow everybody to feel the expression of poses fully. All levels of yogis are welcome.

    Bethany will be leading the following yoga sessions:

    • October 7
    • November 18
    • December 16

    Learn more about Yoga Under the Stars and register here: www.sciowa.org/yoga