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Welcome, Lindsey!lindsey-alexander

We welcome our longtime work-study and yoga teacher training graduate Lindsey Alexander to the teaching roster. Lindsey will head the Tuesday/Thursday 8:00 a.m. Flow Yoga classes, and she also leads the return of Happy Hour, a fun hour-long Flow Yoga class to prep you for a wonderful weekend, Fridays, 6:00–7:00 p.m. Lindsey has been a dedicated substitute, and we love all the positive feedback you’ve shared about her teaching—thanks!

tolasanaWelcome Back, Ruth!

Ruth Newnam returns to teach Flow Yoga on Friday mornings, 9:00–10:15 a.m. Enjoy her calm, clear teaching, developed over years of practice and work as the owner of Carrboro Massage Therapy. Fun fact: Ruth and Laura Terry are sisters!

Postpartum Core

Whether you’re six weeks postpartum or six years, this is the workshop for you! We’ll move through a series of useful core-engagement activities to reawaken the belly. Pilates and yoga instructor (and new mama!) Alexandra DeSiato leads Friday, September 4, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Details →

Malas, Mantras, and Movement

798Malas, Mantras, and Movement explores the rich tradition of yoga with asana, as well as breath exercises and mantra work. And you’ll make your own wrist mala! Nicole Mark and Dani Strauss are your guides Saturday, September 5, 1:00–3:00 p.m. Details →

Labor Day Schedule

Some of our daytime and all of our evening classes are suspended on Monday, September 7, for the holiday. Join us for:

  • Flow Yoga with Rebecca Drake, 9:00–10:15 a.m.
  • Labor Day Core Work with Sage Rountree, 3:00–4:00 p.m.—we’ll work the abs, back, and glutes from all angles using moves from Pilates and yoga. Regular class pricing applies!

Yoga for Young People

We offer a wide range of programs for all ages! Our youngest students are invited to Kids’ Yoga, Ages 3–8, with Michele Nettesheim Sunday, September 6, 9:30–10:15 a.m.

Join for some or all of these open series:

  • Yoga for Tweens, Ages 8–12, with Nicole Mark Mondays, September 14–October 19, 4:15–5:15 p.m.
  • Yoga for Teens, Ages 13–17, with Nicole Mark Thursdays, September 17–October 22, 4:30–5:30 p.m.
  • Yoga for Young Athletes, Ages 11–17, with Nicole Mark and Leslie Morgan Sundays, September 13–27, 5:15–6:15 p.m.

Details →

Free Week with Sommer and PaulSobins2014

Sommer and Paul Sobin offer a week of free classes to preview their fall series. We fill these free offerings first come, first situated, with no online signup—please arrive several minutes early to set up.

  • Yoga Basics for Beginners, Tuesday, September 15, 5:45–7:00 p.m.
  • Advanced Practice, Wednesday, September 16, 5:45–7:15 p.m.
  • Intermediate Expansion, Wednesday, September 16, 7:30–9:00 p.m.
  • Continuing Basics, Thursday, September 17, 6:00–7:15 p.m.
  • Intermediate Expansion, Saturday, September 19, 9:00–10:30 a.m.

Yoga Anatomy: Out of Your Head and into Your Body

This workshop helps yoga teachers and yoga practitioners from any background deepen their knowledge and understanding of anatomy and how it applies to yoga asana and pranayama practice and teaching. Massage therapist Helen Tapper and physical therapist Laura Terry guide our practice exploration Friday–Sunday, September 25–27. Credit is given for our advanced studies yoga teacher training; all are welcome. Details →

Thai Yoga Massage TrainingTYM Fund part 1

Master trainer Deon de Wet joins us throughout the year to offer modules in his Thai Yoga Massage training. CEUs are available for massage therapists, and the workshops are useful for manual therapists, yoga teachers, and anyone looking to help others through touch. Details →

Yoga for Back Care

This popular series returns in October! Physical therapist and yoga teacher Laura Terry leads you through poses to build core strength, improve posture, and lengthen and decompress the spine. Join for all four sessions or drop in as you can. Saturdays, October 10–31, 1:00–2:30 p.m. Details →

Donation Class for Breast Cancer Research

Join sisters and breast cancer survivors Ruth Newnam and Laura Terry for an all-levels yoga class with donations benefitting Breast Cancer Research at UNC’s Lineberger Cancer Center. We fill our donation classes with no online registration; simply walk in and bring cash or check in any amount Sunday, October 11, 1:30–2:45 p.m. Details →

Lauren Sacks LainePrenatal Yoga Workshop for Moms-to-Be and Yoga Teachers

Whether you are currently pregnant, hoping to be so soon, or a teacher interested in helping pregnant women feel more comfortable in your class, these few hours will offer insight into effective and supportive yoga for women in all trimesters of pregnancy. Join Lauren Sacks Saturday, October 17, 1:00–4:00 p.m. Details →

Tap into Your Glutes

The seat, the fanny, the booty: whatever you want to call it, the glutes are an important part of strength, balance, and a pain-free body. Alexandra DeSiato helps you tap into your glutes to build a better booty Saturday, October 3, 1:30–2:30 p.m. (We also offer this workshop at Durham Yoga on October 24.) Details →