A Joyful gathering for a monthly Boost of Joy


René Quenell and Yoga Madre Present the JoyWork Academy!

Let's get back to an uplifted, peaceful, generous and Joyful state.

Do you have questions about what's next? Where are my people? How can I infuse my life with more of the juicy stuff? How do I move forward in my studies?

The JoyWork Academy is a progressive learning community for anyone dedicated to bringing and sharing joy. Whether teacher or student, elevate your practice and connect to joy through the practical application of ancient wisdom.

We’ll expand our knowledge, our Selves (big S!), and our toolboxes. 

But most importantly, we’ll move forward together. Let’s have some fun as we learn and grow!




  •  René and her guest lecturers bring in-depth experience in their areas of expertise to help you level up your skillset.
  •  Group research, exploration and discussion of yogic life practices.
  •  Special practices designed to signal boost the study topics. 
  •  And dance parties! There will be dance parties.

Let's Shine Brighter!




We’ll connect, practice, host some guest speakers,
and dive into some really great topics like:
  •  The Mysterious (and Seriously Practical) Process of Mantra & Initiation
  •  Restorative Practice for Our Life Now
  •  Yoga Nidra - Rest Is Radical
  •  Trauma - Tools for Acceptance and Recovery
  •  Aligning with Life Cycles - Thriving Where You Are
  •  Dharma and Karma - Living a Life of Meaning and Higher Purpose
  •  Flower Power - Essential Oils, Flower Essences and Crystals for Healing
  •  Beyond Sanskrit - The Vibrational Language of Universal Life Force
  •  The Ancient Science of Marma and Acupuncture
  •  The Divine Feminine as Super Power
  •  Joy Work Academy Book Club - Community Reading and Exploration
  •  Seminal Scriptures and Philosophy of Our Lineage - A New Look at the Classics as a Guide to Modern Life

Upcoming Dates & Registration

Rolling Enrollment - Join Anytime!


$99.00 Monthly

  • Ongoing monthly meetings 1st Saturday every month, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm PST
  • Online or in-person
  • Digital Course Materials
  • Sessions are recorded, in case you can't be there
  • FREE access to the 2022/2023 library 
  • Select discounts on new programs



Your Guide on the Path


René developed the Yoga Madre 200- and 500-hour trainings because she is passionate about sharing teachings that give you full access to the power of your practice.

René is an E-RYT 500, IAYT-Certified Structural Yoga, and Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist. She was initiated into the Sri Vidya tradition by her teacher Pandit Rajmani Tigunait of the Himalayan Institute.

Have Questions?

Email René!