Expand Your Practice with Mary & Eddy

Expand Your Practice – Asana and Pranayama Intensive with Mary Obendorfer & Eddy Marks May 5 – 7, 2017 REGISTER Get ready for another exciting and inspiring weekend of yoga with Mary and Eddy! Their dynamic teaching style and deep knowledge about asana and pranayama make them an irresistible duo. Mary Obendorfer and Eddy Marks >> Read More

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Restorative Asana & Yoga Nidra

Renew body and spirit with conscious relaxation. Restorative Asana & Yoga Nidra Cindy Dollar & Leslie Temme Sunday, May 21 1 -3 pm Practice a restorative yoga sequence supported by props to allow you to completely relax and rest. Held for 5 minutes or more, these poses include light twists, seated forward folds, and gentle >> Read More

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Iyengar Weekend with Victoria Austin

Exploring How Yoga Builds Awareness of Body & Mind June 23 – 25, 2017 REGISTER Shosan Victoria Austin has been practicing and teaching both yoga and Zen Buddhism for decades. She currently holds a Senior Intermediate certification in Iyengar yoga and serves as an assessor of the next generation of Iyengar yoga teachers. Victoria has done personal >> Read More

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Yoga for Men: She Made Me Do It!

Yoga for Men ~ She Made Me Do It! With Randy Loftis Saturday, May 13, 1 – 3 pm 90 minutes of yoga followed by snacks, discussion and an opportunity for Q&A REGISTER In this why-the-hell-not 2-hour class, Randy is eager to share yoga with a bunch of guys who feel they can’t “do” yoga >> Read More

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Boat Pose: Paripurna Navasana

Pose of the Month Presented by Rachel Fagan The pose name in Sanskrit translates to Complete Boat Pose. The body forms a V-like shape similar to that of a boat. When I teach this pose I start with props such as a strap to assist students to find the correct alignment of the spine because >> Read More

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Planting Seeds

Early this morning as I admired the coral-colored hyacinths, yellow daffodils, and fuchsia tulips growing in my front yard, I reminded myself that this exuberant expression of the changing seasons happens every year in the mountains of North Carolina. Amazing! Each plant starts from a seed, which sprouts into a sapling, which flowers, which goes >> Read More

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Parking Changes

Parking Changes: There is no longer free parking in the 140 Coxe Avenue lot, but you can park there for an hourly fee through ParkMobile, a free App you download onto your mobile device. Towing is enforced. As of March 1, we can offer our students FREE parking in the gravel lot on 16 BANKS >> Read More

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This Is How We Roll

Using the Foam Roller for Myofascial Release with Lindsay Majer Saturday April 22, 1 – 3 PM REGISTER Myofascial tissue is a thin, strong, fibrous connective tissue that extends throughout the body, supporting and protecting our muscles and bones. Trauma, inflammation, age, repetitive motion, and emotional stress can cause this tissue to become tight and >> Read More

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Back Care Basics

Back Care Basics: Discover the many causes of back pain and how yoga can help. 6-week series with Lillah Schwartz Wednesdays, April 19 – May 24, 5:30 – 7pm REGISTER This class guides students into poses that safely and effectively stretch and strengthen the back. Whether you are dealing with chronic back issues or a recent >> Read More

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Remembering Ryan Conrad

Remembering Ryan Conrad By Edward Gardiner, Deborah Morgenthal, and One Center Yoga Ryan Conrad, our friend, teacher, student, and mentor died peacefully on Thursday, February 23, at 6:40am, after a yearlong illness. Family and close friends gathered at his home in Asheville, NC, and sang “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” as his body was carried away >> Read More

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