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Yoga Profiles

Aug 31, 2018 05:27PM

Natural Awakenings celebrates Yoga Month and invites you to learn more about these teachers and centers committed to the well-being of our community.


Okra Yoga

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 704-266-1443or visit




Meditation Practice at Kent-Cook Institute at The Nook

Meditation is multifaceted and at Kent-Cook Institute at The Nook we practice many forms. Meditation in Silence: A Personal Journey; Shamanic Automatic Writing (working directly with spirit); Guided Soul Meditation (working with source and angels); Breathe In Stillness (working directly with the breath and sound using Tibetan Chiming Bowls); A Guided Meditation to the Higher Planes (allowing for experiential time); and, Buddhist Techniques (such as chanting, walking and singing). Whether you are a beginner or advanced meditation practitioner, we have a meditation practice for you.

Location: 400 N. Harbor Place Dr., Suite C, Davidson. For more information, call 704-896-3111 or visit  



Wish We Had Acres Goat Yoga

Have you had a chance to do mountain pose next to a goat? Join our social goats in the pasture and bring new meaning to your practice. They love yoga on the farm as much as we do. Wish We Had Acres is a small farmstead located in the Steele Creek area. As the host of Goat Yoga on the farm, Laura is an emerging certified yoga instructor with 9th Sign Yoga and is now offering small group sessions. Book your private goat yoga session on the farm today.

Location: 10715 Shopton Rd. W., Charlotte. For more information, email [email protected] visit  



Deep Ecology and Yoga at Dillsboro Inn

Nature networking camp for the Digital Age * Sacred practices with deep ecology with Sophia Mythology * Weekdays; Tuesdays-Friday and select weekends on the Moons * Be our guest, learn to be and stay in body * Antidotes for dis-association in the Cyber Age * Yoga techniques for emotional cleansing and intuition * 2 and 3 day yoga classes and ecotourism for letting go and rebirth * ' Indigenous Wisdom and the Codes of Nature ' * $75 per person per day double or shared accommodation * Dog-friendly Inn.

Location: Where the Blue Ridge meets the Smoky Mountains - 146 N. River Rd., Dillsboro, NC. For more information, call 828-586-3898 or visit



Medical Therapeutic Yoga (MTY) by Roper Physical Therapy

MTY was developed for patients with acute and chronic pain who fared better when yoga was used as the primary means for delivering rehabilitation. MTY offers a model for fitness and rehabilitation that helps you maintain health in a simpler and more holistic way. Roper physical therapists have 1500+ training hours under Ginger Garner MPT, PYT, and founder. We offer private, one-on-one sessions and small classes with hands-on MFR assistance. Proper alignment and yoga for every body is our focus. Beginners are welcome.

Location: 301 E. Tremont Ave, Suite B, Charlotte. For more information, call 980-298-6706 or visit 




Total Being Yoga

New, fast-growing yoga studio in Mint Hill area since 2017. Dedicated to cultivating peace, both in ourselves and in our daily lives, as well as nurturing health and happiness, community and compassion. Over 30 classes weekly and open daily. For all levels with a variety of yoga styles including Vinyasa, Essentials for Beginners, Silver Sneakers, Deep Stretch, Gentle Hatha, Yin Restorative, Long Slow Deep, Power classes along with 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 or call 980-239-0366.




Lotus Living Arts Studio

Collective of teachers and healers committed to helping our community live healthier and mindfully. Wide variety of yoga styles, classes and therapeutic services: yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, massage therapy, energy healing, workshops and events. Our philosophy is yoga and holistic healing should be affordable and accessible to all. Over 30 classes a week, seven days a week. Available to rent as venue space for meetings, events or special occasions.  New downtown historic Concord location. Classes start at $10.  Class packages and community donation classes available.

Location: 30 Union St. South, Concord. For more information, call 980-849-6614 or visit 




On Track Yoga

Boutique yoga studio and lounge located in the heart of downtown Mount Holly, NC. Dedicated to helping you live a life of intention, joy, service and to practice with integrity and confidence. We do this with slow, steady, mindful practices and workshop offerings. We offer Ayurveda classes, Playshops that link art and movement, and a Beyond Asana series that focuses on yogic mind, body and spirit practices for personal transformation and a deeply connected life. All levels welcome. Join us today for a class and/or workshop.

Location: 127 S. Main St., 2ndFloor, Mt. Holly, NC. For more information, call 704-951-7107, email [email protected] or visit 




The Yoga Oasis

Experience boutique style yoga in a peaceful, serene setting inside Elemental Healing Charlotte. Small class sizes with big benefits. Experience yoga classes in a non-competitive environment for all levels. Offering Yin Yoga for the joints, Yin/Stillness & Yang/Movement, Harmony & Balance (Hatha Yoga with deep stretch) and Traditional Hatha Yoga. Simple, yet powerful stretches that are accessible to everyone. Professional instruction with certified yoga instructors. Personal attention with emphasis on appropriate movement for your body, options given for injuries. Private instruction available.

Location: 5200 Park Rd., Suite 200-C, Charlotte. For more information,visit  



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