Mathew Koder’s love for the practice of Yoga and what it can offer its practitioners is apparent from the first moment you speak with him.
As Iowa’s premier registered yoga teacher, Mathew is a modern day mystic and yoga professional known for his ability to inspire and dramatically impact the lives of his students. His own experiences and transformation through the practice of yoga — physically, emotionally, and mentally working toward his own personal growth, happiness, and freedom — called him to devote his life to teaching others who are inspired to do the same. Mathew is eager to share his extensive knowledge, experience and understanding of authentic yoga to ultimately give you the freedom to change your life.
Named 2013, 2014 and 2015′s Best Yoga Teacher in Des Moines by City View Magazine, Mathew offers practitioners a premium yoga experience. His passionate, joyful, compassionate and disciplined approach to teaching guides all his students to experiences that deepen their personal understanding of yoga and everyday life. When working with him, you are met and accepted just as you are and will move through a personalized, mindful Mysore-style yoga sequence that is easy-to-follow, fun and challenging without being out-of-reach or overwhelming.
Mathew strives to give his students support, inspiration and guidance while they explore this empowering practice that offers the means for true self-realization.
“I want to give people the opportunity to be free human beings in every aspect. With knowledge, discipline, and strength comes freedom. I want to help you create wisdom within a mindful practice. The world needs your wisdom right now; for with wisdom also comes compassion, care and respect.” – Mathew Koder