Yoga Centers North Carolina - NC, USA

Directory of yoga classes in North Carolina - listing yoga teachers of all styles and traditions!

  Piedmont
Triad
Triangle Eastern NC &
Inner Banks
 
Western NC Outer
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Charlotte Metro & Concord Sandhills Southeast
   

See also:  Yoga Centers USA, Yoga Holidays, Online Yoga Classes
For definitions of various types of Yoga, please see our Yoga Style Glossary

Color Code: Lilac = studio, Pink = retreat center

Western NC

Asheville's Asheville Yoga Center (Studio and Teacher Training)
Locations: Asheville Yoga Center:  211 S. Liberty St, Asheville  28801
Asheville Yoga Donation Center:  239 S. Liberty St, Asheville
Contact: Phone: (828) 254-0380  /  Email: aycnow [at] gmail.com
Website: www.youryoga.com  |  Yoga, Philosophy & Sanskrit Resources
Yoga Style: Flow, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Kundalini, Iyengar, Power, Kripalu, Anusara, Kundalini, Bhakti, Jivamukti, Yin, Hot, Gentle...
Specialties: We offer classes for those in rehabilitation, pregnant women, children, and stressed out folks...
Description: The Asheville Yoga Center is a community center dedicated to offering all styles of hatha yoga to the public. We have  classes perfect for total beginners through advanced yogis and yoginis.
As a service to the community, we also offer the Asheville Yoga Donation Center located at 239 S. Liberty St. which is a donation-based, sliding scale studio with a full schedule of classes.
We carry a variety of yoga gear including: mats, water bottles, accessories, props, clothing, books, and DVDs.
Brands include: Manduka, Prana, HuggerMugger, Beloved, Lifefactory, Be Present, Lovethislife, Jade, and locally made bolsters and zafus, etc.


Asheville's Lighten Up Teacher Training Center
Address: 60 Biltmore Ave, Downtown Asheville, NC  28801  - Above City Bakery
Contact: Phone: (828) 254-7756  /  Email: info [at] lightenupyoga.com
Website: lightenupyoga.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructor: Lillah Schwartz (lillahschwartz.com)
Yoga Style: Iyengar, alignment, Anusara, Jivamukti, Purna, Core Strength, Back Care, Meditation.
Specialties: 200/500 Hr Teacher trainings, Back care, Seminars, Customized training.
Description: Ten talented teachers, dedicated to the study, teaching, and practice of yoga. Clear your mind and connect with heart at Lighten Up Yoga. All classes are adjusted for the student's ability. We use the alignment principles of the Iyengar method to keep our students safe and on track with their intentions for mental clarity, good health and a pain free life. A variety of progressive classes offered 7 days a week.
Yoga Teacher Training: Known by appreciative students across the country as "the queen of alignment," Lillah brings the benefits of her 30 years' training with yoga experts, like BKS Iyengar, Aadil Palkhivala, Eric Small and others to her 200 & 500 Hr "Yoga Wisdom Teacher Training". A comprehensive in-depth course, she skillfully guides her students to the power & practice of yoga as a life changing and healing modality. Our graduates are widely respected around the Southeast.


Black Mountain Yoga
Address: 120 Broadway St. Downtown - Black Mountain, NC  28711
Contact: Phone: (828) 669-2939
Website: www.blackmountainyoga.com  |  Yoga Links
Yoga Style: Hatha Flow, Gentle, Restorative, Kundalini, Yin-Yang, Hot
Specialties: Yoga for Everyone...Everyday
Description:

Black Mountain Yoga

Black Mountain Yoga is a dedicated Yoga Center committed to bringing flexibility, strength and balance to the whole person; mind, body and spirit. Our center offers yoga instruction beyond the gym-like environment- bringing it in into a pure, authentic, and dedicated yoga studio.
Black Mountain Yoga offers yoga classes for everyone...everyday of the week. We offer over 20 classes each week for students at all levels (beginner to advance), including:
· Yoga Basics
· Gentle Restorative
· Pain-Free Back & Arthritis Yoga
· Yin Yoga
· Slow Flow
· Yoga for Everyone
· Strength & Balance
· Hot Vital Flow
· Ashtanga
· Meditation
· Rasayana-Subtle Yoga
· Kid's Yoga
Weekend workshops and teacher trainings offer more intensive, fulfilling experiences for those wanting to go deeper in their yoga practice.
Check out our website www.blackmountainyoga.com for a class schedule, class descriptions, teacher bios and special workshop/event information. Please come and join us.
~ Brad and Martia, founders of Black Mountain Yoga


International Center for Meditation and Well-Being
Address: 136 Virgil Day Rd., Boone, NC  28607
Contact: Phone: (800) 392-6870  /  Email: intl.center [at] vvmus.org
Website: www.artofliving.org/intl-meditation-center-usa
Yoga Style: The Art of Living; Sri Sri Yoga
Specialties: Meditation; Breathing Practices
Description: The International Center for Meditation & Well-Being is a place to rediscover human values - compassion, love, togetherness, joy, harmony - and to nurture them in our life. The Center hosts workshops and retreats that take one deeper into the experience of life - the Art of Living.
If you are interested to learn yoga, meditation or breathing techniques or you are practicing yoga for some time - here you can join a program no matter how experienced and advanced you are.
The center offers a serene atmosphere for retreat, where the silence outside, in the forest and on the mountain, help one to go deeper inside and discover the beauty within. Silence retreats are offered on a regular basis as the Art of Silence program.
This center hopes to show a true representation of American values and the ancient Vedic value of a one-world family, offering a place where young and old and people from different races, cultures, beliefs and gender can unite in a spirit of wisdom, celebration and service.
Volunteers are welcomed who wish to share their skills to build this ideal into a reality at the International Center for Meditation and Well-Being in Boone.
International Center for Meditation and Well-Being
"Let this place be a chance for miracles in the lives of millions of people - where tears turn into smiles,
desperation turns into hope,
dullness turns into creativity and
hatred turns into love."

-Sri Sri, Founder

Charlotte Metropolitan Area

Advanced Therapeutics Pain Relief and Wellness Center
Address: 1200 E. Morehead Street, Suite 190, Charlotte, NC
Contact: Phone: (704) 332-7700  /  Email: widmannjeff [at] yahoo.com
Website/Links: triggerpoints.info
Yoga Style: Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Kundalini
Description: We are a wellness community focusing on therapeutic/clinical massage, fitness and yoga. We specialize in medical and clinical massage and offer ceu courses for yoga professionals, fitness trainers and massage therapists.
We focus on anatomy as well as how different asanas can be integrated into practice to further focus on specific areas of the body. We work with those dealing with chronic pain.
We have expanded our space to encompass an art gallery, massage therapy rooms, yoga rooms, education and seminar space, as we strive to feed the mind, body and soul and offer monthly memberships for those interested in a true health club atmosphere. We offer a healing approach to promote inner balance and wellness.
We have certified massage therapists, personal fitness trainers and yoga instructors holding ERYT certification (200 or 500 hour approved) with over 20 years experience.


Lotus Living Arts Studio of Concord
Address: 52 S. Union Street, Suite 3, Concord, NC  28025.  Downtown Historic Concord
Contact: Phone: (310) 721-9818  /  Email: Vicky [at] lotuslivingartsstudio.com
Website: www.lotuslivingartsstudio.com  |  Yoga Links
Yoga Style: Vinyasa Flow, Subtle, Restorative, Kids Yoga, Yoga Nidra, workshops, Tai Chi
Description: Local community yoga and tai chi studio. All levels are welcome. $5 classes.


Wellness From Inside
Address: Charlotte, NC  28269
Contact: Phone: (704) 877-0668  /  Email: info [at] wellnessfrominside.com
Website: www.wellnessfrominside.com  |  Yoga Links
Description: Wellness From Inside provides personalized yoga instruction designed to fit your body and your lifestyle. Whether you want a vigorous yoga workout or a relaxing stress relieving session, Wellness From Inside will cater to your needs. You will receive dedicated personal attention that will help you meet your goals. We offer private sessions, semi-private sessions, classes and workshops.


Yogadancer
Address: Charlotte and Matthews, North Carolina yogadancer.biz
Contact: Phone: (704) 684-9642  /  Email: dancingyoga [at] gmail.com
Website: www.yogadancer.biz  |  Charlotte Area & Yoga Resources
Instructor: Debi Hawkins-McLendon, E-RYT
Yoga Style: Former Anusara-Inspired, Wee Ones Yoga for babies and toddlers, Grounded Yoga for kids, teens and families
Specialties: Therapeutic yoga for injury prevention; returning to yoga post-injury; birthday parties
Description: It is my intention to offer the gift of yoga in a nurturing, non-competitive environment.
Yoga is for every body. Whether you are 8 months or 80 years, tall and thin or short and more amply built, walking about unassisted or using a walker or even a wheelchair, you are welcome. Yoga has extended an open invitation to all.

Piedmont Triad

Hot Yoga Therapy
Address: 1031 E Mountain St Bld 308 Ste 109, Kernersville, NC  27284
Contact: Phone: (336) 996-9642  /  Email: hotyoga [at] triad.rr.com
Website: www.hotyogatherapy.biz
Instructor: Rowena Brown, Studio Director/Instructor
Yoga Style: Bikram
Description: Affordable Hot Yoga. 100% Virgin rubber flooring. Pure Air Technology. Clean, pure, fresh, sterile air. It makes a big difference.


mind|body|fitness yoga
Address: 2949 Battleground Ave., Greensboro, NC  27408
Contact: Phone: (336) 392-9224  /  Email: Andrea [at] mindbodyfitnessyoga.com
Website: www.mindbodyfitnessyoga.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructors: Andrea Dyer, RYT 500;  Alisha Weilfaert, RYT;  Becky Roberts, RYT;  Mary Moore, RYT;  Michael Ward, RYT and Certified Anusara Instructor
Yoga Style: Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Flow, Power Yoga, Yin, Anusara, Meditation
Specialties: We cater to all levels of experience, helping our yogis find inner peace and grace.
Description: mind|body|fitness yoga classes are based on the eight limbed path of yoga - guiding yogis to a focused, healthy life.
mind|body|fitness yoga students cultivate a passion for yoga tradition and the bliss of living mindfully present.
Classes offered include Ashtanga/Vinyasa/Flow Yoga, Yin Yoga, Anusara Yoga and meditation for all levels and experience.
Classes resonate with themes teaching the principles of yoga and living mindfully on and off the mat - with warm light-heartedness.


Pure Light Yoga
Address: 709 West Lexington Ave, High Point, NC
Contact: Phone: (336) 546-9641  /  Email: katharine [at] purelightyoga.com
Website/Links: www.purelightyoga.com
Yoga Style: Vinyasa, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Kundalini, Vini Yoga, Yin Yoga
Specialties: Beginner, intermediate, advanced, prenatal, children's, seniors.
Description: Yoga has been described in many ways: an ancient tree with many roots and branches, a way to de-stress from the otherwise hectic pace of your world, a physical practice to maintain bodily fitness, and an age old practice that leads to a deeper understanding of who you are.
At Pure Light Yoga in High Point, NC we believe you decide what yoga is to you. Do you want physical benefits from a strong physical practice? They're here for you to take. Do you want to slow down and learn how to relax? Yoga will help with that. Do you want to gain a deeper understanding of who you are and your connection with the world? Yoga can open the door to the insight you seek.
Discover the purity of your soul.  Discover the lightness in your body and heart.
Discover Yoga.  Discover Pure Light Yoga.
Put a Pure Light smile on.
Namaste', Roz, Katharine, and Debbie

Sandhills

There are no Sandhills / Southern Pines area listings at this time.
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The Triangle

The Body Center
Address: Raleigh/Durham, NC, USA The Body Center
Contact: Phone: (919) 559-0464  /  Email: bodycentering [at] gmail.com
Website/Links: bodycenteringyoga.com
Yoga Style: Ashtanga, Hatha, Vinyasa, Restorative, Yoga Nidra
Specialties: Yoga Therapy-based Immersions & Teacher Trainings
Instructor: Nina Be (MA, MEd, E-RYT-500, NCC, IAYT) is the Director of Body Centering Yoga. She is a teacher, yoga therapist, certified counselor, artist and performer, who has been teaching, choreographing and designing wellness programs internationally for over 35 years. Presently, Nina Be is owner of Body Centering Yoga, LLC, directs the Centering Yoga program at Burt's Bees, co-directs the Mindful Whole Health program for JOBSTART (in the N.C. State Women's Prison System), and runs the Body Center in Raleigh, NC. In this light-filled studio she teaches yoga to groups and individuals, co-leads the GreatMind Meditation Group, offers therapy and counseling to individuals and families, and organizes community events. Her successful RYT 200/500 Certification Programs of Body Centering Yoga are currently being offered in NC.
Description: Body Centering Yoga is a heart-centered lifestyle practice, founded upon integrity, sustainability, mindfulness, authentic expression, holding balance, and awakening to one's infinite possibility. It is an accessible Yoga Therapy practice, that has supported hundreds of people from all walks of life to access their true potential, and find their personal sanctity.
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Body Centering Yoga is open to everyone, regardless of yoga experience, background, physical abilities, or belief system. Body Centering Yoga empowers individuals to focus, with breath, into greater ease of movement, and inner peace. It honors the fact that the body expresses the unspoken; it is the calligraphic gesture of our interior condition. Body Centering Yoga will awaken you to the rest of your life.


Gentle Hatha Yoga
Address: 2208 Oxford Hill Dr., Raleigh, NC  27608
Contact: Phone: (919) 831-9316  /  Email: janis [at] ramquist.com
Website: www.gentlehathayoga.net  |  Yoga Links
Instructor: Janis Ramquist, RYT, 35 years of experience
Yoga Style: Hatha, classical instruction
Specialties: Yoga for health challenges, seniors, children, individual modifications.
Description: The classes are small and intimate with individualized instruction with modifications tailored to specific needs.


Integral Yoga Studio
Address: 206 Redwood Park Drive, Morrisville, NC  27560
Contact: Phone: (919) 337-0072  /  Email: subhashmittal [at] gmail.com
Website: www.integralyogastudio.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructor: Subhash Mittal
Yoga Style: Integral Yoga
Specialties: Hatha Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Stress Management
Description: Certified Yoga instructor with over ten years of experience, teaching in a friendly, non-competitive and cooperative environment. Please visit the website for the current class schedule and other information.


The Yoga Connection
Locations: 101-3A East Market St., Smithfield, NC  27577
110 North John St., Goldsboro, NC  27530
Contact: Phone: (919) 971-1431  /  Email: yogaconnectionnc [at] gmail.com
Website: www.theyogaconnectionnc.com
Instructor: Martha Catz, M.S., E-RYT500
Yoga Style: Therapeutic, Flow, Alignment, Restorative
Specialties: Yoga Therapy, Mindful Awareness Meditation
Description: We believe that empowerment of the individual is the key ingredient to long term physical and mental health. Our goal is to bring safe and effective methods of improving health and wellness to the individual and local communities through yoga, meditation, educational workshops and teacher trainings. The certified yoga instructors at The Yoga Connection each bring their individual style and personality to the studio. We have a variety of classes, from beginner to more challenging classes; personal instruction; and off site teaching at homes or businesses.
Our 200-hour training teaches the foundations of yoga as a method for wellness, a philosophy for living, and the skills to bring yoga in its full spectrum to the classroom or personal practice. Our 300-hour is an approved school with IAYT, and introduces the foundations for yoga therapy.


Yoga Foundations
Address: Bratton Drive, Garner, NC  27529 Yoga Foundations
Contact: Phone: (919) 208-3353  /  Email: Audrey [at] YogaFoundations.com
Website/Links: YogaFoundations.com
Instructor: Audrey
Yoga Style: ashtanga, gentle, vinyasa, hatha
Specialties: newcomers to yoga
Description: Yoga classes and private instruction. Each new student begins with a one-on-one lesson to learn yoga basics. Strong emphasis on safety and correct posture.


Yoga Legacy
Address: Raleigh/Garner, NC
Contact: Phone: (919) 661-1392  /  Email: yogalegacy [at] yahoo.com
Website: yogalegacy.com  |  Yoga Links
Instructors: Pat Callahan, Kayte Temples
Yoga Style: Hatha, Vinyasa, Prenatal, Children, Mommy & Baby, Senior, Chair, etc.
Description: Hatha Yoga Teacher Training
For the aspiring teacher, serious practitioner, those pursuing a healthy lifestyle or needing CEC's for current certifications. Join us for our affordable Yoga Teacher Training Program, which is offered in 18 contact hour Modules over a period of 2 days. Classes are held in a location convenient to Raleigh, Cary, Apex and the RTP area of North Carolina.
In just 18 hours of our Basic Yoga Teacher Training, you will learn what Yoga is all about, the benefits, and how to properly execute 26 basic poses. For those interested in our 245 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program we offer an 18 day intensive or you may persue your certification one 18 hour contact Module at a time at your own pace on Weekends.

Inner Banks & Eastern NC

Conscious Yoga
Address: 505 Highland Avenue, Greenville, NC  27858
Contact: Phone: (252) 756-7010  /  no fax  /  Email: don [at] consciousyoga.com
Website: www.consciousyoga.com
Instructor: Don English
Yoga Style: Hatha: adapted to the needs of the class
Specialties: I have worked with teens in recovery, and am presently working with adults recovering from brain injuries and strokes.


The Yoga Connection
Locations: 101-3A East Market St., Smithfield, NC  27577
110 North John St., Goldsboro, NC  27530
Contact: Phone: (919) 971-1431  /  Email: yogaconnectionnc [at] gmail.com
Website: www.theyogaconnectionnc.com
Instructor: Martha Catz, M.S., E-RYT500
Yoga Style: Therapeutic, Flow, Alignment, Restorative
Specialties: Yoga Therapy, Mindful Awareness Meditation
Description: We believe that empowerment of the individual is the key ingredient to long term physical and mental health. Our goal is to bring safe and effective methods of improving health and wellness to the individual and local communities through yoga, meditation, educational workshops and teacher trainings. The certified yoga instructors at The Yoga Connection each bring their individual style and personality to the studio. We have a variety of classes, from beginner to more challenging classes; personal instruction; and off site teaching at homes or businesses.
Our 200-hour training teaches the foundations of yoga as a method for wellness, a philosophy for living, and the skills to bring yoga in its full spectrum to the classroom or personal practice. Our 300-hour is an approved school with IAYT, and introduces the foundations for yoga therapy.

Southeastern NC

Ocean Thoughts Yoga
Address: Travelling yoga center: Hampstead / Wilmington
Ocean Thoughts Yoga in your office. Wellness on the Job. Let the Yoga Studio come to you!
Contact: Phone: (910) 228-7052  /  Email: heike [at] oceanthoughts.com
Website: www.oceanthoughtsyoga.com  |  sites.google.com/site/oceanthoughtsyoga/index  |  Yoga Links
Instructor: Heike McDoniel, RYT
Yoga Style: Hatha Yoga, Multi-style
Description: Yoga has been known to reduce the number of sick days in the workplace, lower health care costs, and improve the overall health of people who practice yoga. Your employees will return to work recharged physically, mentally and emotionally. One of the most wonderful things about yoga is that it can be practiced anywhere, in a studio or gym, on a beach or a mountain top, or even in your office or workplace. There are some simple yoga stretches and techniques which you can perform even when sitting at a desk or a computer. Taking a short break to do some quick yoga stretches has many benefits. Stretching increases blood flow to the brain, which makes it easier for us to concentrate and think clearly. And it also helps alleviate the #1 work-related health problem: stress.

Outer Banks

Spa Koru Yoga

Spa Koru Yoga

Address: Avon, NC - On Hatteras Island in the Outer Banks.
40920 Highway 12, Avon, NC  27915
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Contact: Phone: (252) 995-3125  /  Email: yoga [at] spakoru.com
Website: koruvillage.com  |  About Koru Village
Instructors: Tami Thompson, Wendi Palmer, Stacie Gursky
Yoga Style: Hatha, Flow, Yoga on the Beach
Description: Located in the heart of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Spa Koru is 4 acre world class destination spa & wellness campus. With a state of the art yoga studio, organic spa, fashion salon, and top of the line fitness center, Spa Koru is the only facility of its kind on the Outer Banks. Luxury Villas are available for week or partial week stays. Workshops and retreats available. Yoga on the Beach and women's surf camps.

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