Fusing ancient science with cutting edge technology to help you achieve optimal levels of performance


"Success is achieved neither by wearing the right clothes nor by talking about it. Practice alone brings success. This is the truth without doubt." –Hatha Yoga Pradipika

Welcome to the home of Red Thunderbird Athletics

The texts of India speak of Prana or "life force", in Ojibwemowin, this is called "manitou". Manitou gives the physical, emotional and mental bodies shape and form in this world.

Shane Plumer (Red Thunderbird), Red Lake Band of Chippewa, is a NASM Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and Yoga Instructor who has been studying, practicing and teaching Therapeutic Hatha Yoga for nearly a decade. He has worked with Native American Tribes and students from California to Minnesota, where he currently resides. Shane believes that Yoga can be a powerful medicine to prevent and treat conditions such as diabetes, depression and obesity.

Providing your event with any of the RTA programs is easy to do. Just follow these easy steps:

  1. Become familiar with our history, our programs, and our highly qualified staff
  2. Determine which quality programs and workshops are best suited for your upcoming event.
  3. Email or contact us and let us know when and where your event will be, the goals of your event, and what types of programs you are looking for.
  4. We will contact you within 48 hours to discuss your event, answer any questions you may have, and send you out a customized proposal.