"I practice at their East location in Bellevue. The
space is beautiful and teachers are excellent and consistent.
Try to take a class from Lisa Black, one of the co-owners. She's
"I practice at the Ballard location. This studio is my
second home. Lisa Black has created a wonderful welcoming community.
The teachers are all awesome! Be ready to sweat, get centered
"As soon as the Redmond studio opened, I tried it and it felt like home to me. The sense of community is very strong there, and the teachers shine inspiration on the students in each and every class. That's why I keep coming back!"
SHAKTI Bellevue: 10245 Main Street, Main Place Building Suite 104, Bellevue, WA 98004 (MAP)
SHAKTI Redmond: 16651 Redmond Way, Suite #170 Redmond, WA 98052 (MAP)
Founded in September 2003, SHAKTI Vinyasa
Yoga was one of the first Baptiste Affiliate
studios and the only one in Washington State. Today,
there are over 40 Baptiste Affiliate studios in the world and
Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga is the fastest growing style. SHAKTI’s
founder and director Lisa Black, is one of Baron Baptiste’s
senior Baptiste instructors. Lisa Black opened SHAKTI
Bellevue in January 2005 with her husband and Baptiste
instructor Peter Avolio. SHAKTI East was brand new construction
and they designed the space to provide a sunlit studio, men’s
and women’s locker rooms, a massage
room, retail boutique, and a free parking garage. SHAKTI
Seattle was remodeled in 2009 to provide a second studio
skylight and an expanded dressing room with three restrooms and
a shower. Both studios carry the top of the line yoga props, clothing,
books, and DVDs in their retail boutiques.
In January 2011, Lisa Black opened her third
studio SHAKTI Redmond. This studio has all the
comfortable and stylish features that have become a signature