Local Yoga Profiles
Natural Awakenings Celebrates Yoga MonthAnd invites you to learn more about these teachers and centers committed to the wellbeing of our community.
Named "one of the 20 best yoga studios in the world you've never heard of" by Yoganonymous, Okra is nestled on Commonwealth in the heart of the Plaza Midwood community. We offer classes and workshops for all levels of yogis from beginners to the most dedicated Ashtanga practitioners. Okra's stated purpose is to be an inspiration, a supporter, and a champion of physical, mental, and spiritual health. Okra is committed to helping all in our community live life more passionately, joyfully, and abundantly.
Location: 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte. For more information, call 704-266-1443 or visit OkraCharlotte.com.
NoDa Yoga is a vinyasa studio and our mission is to offer “Yoga for Every Body.” Vinyasa yoga links movement with breath and intention. We focus on safe alignment, the use of props, and postural modifications and maintain small class sizes in order to offer our students personalized attention. NoDa Yoga provides specialized classes in Restorative, Gentle, Yin, Yoga Basics, and Slow Flow. Whether you are looking to sweat it out or re-energize yourself lying over a bolster, we have a class for you.
Location: 3201 N. Davidson St., 2nd fl., Charlotte. For more information visit NoDaYoga.com or call 704-560-6144.
Located in the heart of Old Town Cornelius and near Lake Norman, The Bindu offers heart-centered, alignment-based yoga classes for every shape, size, age and ability. Our tagline, “This Is Yoga,” reflects our commitment to creating an inclusive and body-positive environment. We are not striving for perfection, but to uncover and unleash the best versions of ourselves. Our experienced teachers and supportive community makes your yoga journey even more enjoyable, invigorating and evolutionary. We would love for you to join us today.
Location: 20100 Zion Ave., Cornelius. For more information, call 704-237-3635, email [email protected] or visit TheBindu.com/Making-Connections/.
Total Being Yoga
New, fast-growing yoga studio in the Charlotte area that opened in March 2017. We are dedicated to cultivating peace, both in ourselves and in our daily lives, as well as nurturing health and happiness, community and compassion. We offer daily classes for all levels with a variety of yoga styles that include Vinyasa, Essentials for Beginners, Deep Stretch, Prenatal, Gentle Hatha, Yin Restorative, Long Slow Deep, Kids Yoga and monthly workshops to help further your practice. Our goal is to make Yoga accessible for everyone.
Location: 7427 Matthews Mint Hill Rd., Ste. 206, Mint Hill. For more information, visit TotalBeingYoga.com or call 980-239-0366.
Jeffrey Shoaf Yoga Therapy
Yoga therapy, defined as the application of yoga principles and techniques for therapeutic purposes and preventive medicine, is becoming widely recognized by the medical community as a successful alternative to, and complement for, traditional allopathic medicine. Used for individuals and small groups, yoga therapy is documented as an effective treatment for diabetes, Parkinson’s, MS, chronic pain, anxiety, depression, and fibromyalgia. It assists rehabilitation from surgeries or injuries, improving quality of life. Jeffrey Shoaf has 14 years experience in the field. Call today for a free consultation.
Location: 726 East Blvd., Charlotte. For more information, call 309-287-0576 or visit JBShoaf113.wix.com/JeffreyShoaf.
Jenna Faith Yoga
New to Charlotte, Jenna’s experience includes 800-hour Jivamukti Yoga certification, full-time teaching, 35+ classes per week, in New York City for 4 years, producing bhakti yoga festivals, assisting spiritual tours in India and teaching yoga workshops at international festivals. Attend a private or small class at Jenna’s Ballantyne home and experience an uplifting practice, attuned to individuals of all levels, that awakens spirit and integrates breath with sacred intention. Jenna is excited to join the local yoga community and is open to teaching and studio management positions.
For more information, visit JennaFaith.Yoga, call 347-766-7403 or email [email protected]
Yoga One offers Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga, combining leadership and transformation through a fun and sweaty physical practice, meditation, and active self-inquiry. Our mission is to awaken creativity and power through strategic technique and clear language that makes yoga accessible to everyone regardless of fitness level, age, experience or background. This practice will challenge and support you in attaining the results you desire and deserve in your life. Join us today at one of our two convenient locations in Plaza Midwood and Dilworth.
Locations: 1318 Central Ave., D2 and 2230 Park Rd., Charlotte. For more information, call 704-332-9911 or visit Y1Now.com.
Medical Therapeutic Yoga (MTY) by Roper Physical Therapy
MTY is a yoga path for patients with acute and chronic pain, and when used as a means of rehabilitation, studies show MTY patients fare better than non-yoga counterparts. Roper physical therapists train 1500+ hours under Ginger Garner MPT, PYT, founder and educator in MTY, orthopedics and women’s health. We prescribe yoga according to your specific medical condition and offer one-on-one appointments as well as classes of less than 10 people with hands on assistance. Proper alignment and yoga for every body is our focus.
Location: 301 E. Tremont Ave., Ste B, Charlotte. For more information, call 980-298-6706 or visit RoperPT.com
Synergy Yoga Wellness/Vital Yoga Studio
We offer something for everyone, whether it is Vinyasa Yoga, Hot Yoga, Power, Basics, Deep Stretch, Buti Yoga, Nia or fully staffed Kids Birthday parties, on-site corporate classes, 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training and privates. Step through our doors and harmonize your mind, body, and soul. An experience on the mat awaits to transform and inspire. Whether it’s letting go of a busy day, getting stronger, healing, learning something new, or taking a deep breath, we have an experience for you. We welcome every body.
Locations: 111 Caldwell St., Ste. 101, Rock Hill, SC. For more information, call 803-366-9642 or visit SynergyYogaWellness.com.
Lotus Living Arts Studio
Lotus is a collective of healers committed to helping our community live healthier and mindfully. We offer a wide variety of yoga styles and classes, Tai Chi, Meditation, Ecstatic Dance and Qigong as well as Massage Therapy, Reiki, Holistic Therapies, energy healing modalities, workshops, events and a weekly spiritual support group. Our philosophy is that yoga and holistic healing should be affordable and accessible to all and, we provide several donation-based offerings per week. Join us at our new Downtown Historic Concord location.
Location: 30 Union St., Concord. For more information, call 980-349-6614 or visit LotusLivingArtsStudio.com.
Viniyoga™ Yoga Therapy Studio
Viniyoga™ is “The original affordable healthcare act.” A regular practice reduces and manages structural, mental/emotional and physiological conditions. We offer weekly Viniyoga™ classes and true therapeutic yoga teacher trainings. Our teacher training will immerse you in therapeutic yoga, elevate your individual practice and improve your teaching outcomes as well as your business goals.
Locations: 422 S. Main St., Ste. 12, Davidson and 5200 Park Rd., Ste. 200C, Charlotte. For more information, visit DavidsonYogaTherapy.com, Learn2TeachYoga.com or call 980-322-4518.
Good Vibes Wellness
Join us at our new yoga studio opening Saturday, September 23rd and experience a fun, relaxed environment that gives you the space you need to find your flow on and off of the mat. You will be guided and encouraged through your practice to safely and playfully take yourself to your edge while fostering compassion and self-awareness. We seek to help you find balance and ease in all aspects of your life. Leave stress behind and come get your ohm on.
Location: Area 15 in NoDa, 516 E. 15th St., Studio 10C, Charlotte. For more information, call 980-355-2585 or visit GoodVibesWellness.com.