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Donation Classes for Nepal and Liberia

Yoga is about connection: connection of body, mind, and breath; connection of self and Self; connection of one with everyone. We are so fortunate to have the time and space to practice together, and to use our practice to feel the connection with every being everywhere. Our kind staff are eager to offer their teachings […]

Just Scheduled: Partner Thai Yoga Massage

Thai Yoga Massage is a beautiful way to give and receive assisted stretches and other simple massage techniques. We’re delighted to welcome TYM master Deon de Wet for this workshop Friday, May 15, 7:00–10:00 p.m. This 3-hour guided partner class is intended for individuals and couples interested in cultivating compassion, embodied wisdom and a deeper […]

Summer Preview: Yoga Teacher Trainings

Summer in a college town like Chapel Hill/Carrboro, NC, is glorious. Parking is abundant, and beer trucks don’t block the downtown streets. The sun is up early; evenings are sultry and lovely; and summer sublets are easy to find with two-thirds of the population out of town. Join us for one or more of these wonderful offerings […]

New YogaVibes Classes

Several of our teachers, including Sage, Alexandra, Michelle, and Hollie Sue, have classes available for streaming at This is a lovely option if you’d like to take the studio offerings along on the road—you can be in the Paper Lantern Room or Gold Circle Room even if you’re in New York or New Zealand. […]

Why Ashtanga?

by our Ashtanga teacher, Tracey Oliveto I’ve always said, all yoga is good yoga. Yet, after four years of other practices, the system of Ashtanga yoga especially attracted me for many reasons. It seems to epitomize the idea of balance and flow, a notion that runs parallel to the forces that define all earthly and […]

Scheduled: Amy Matthews and Leslie Kaminoff

We are delighted to welcome our friends and teachers Amy Matthews and Leslie Kaminoff to the studio Saturday and Sunday, May 17–18. Leslie and Amy are co-authors of the bestselling book Yoga Anatomy and teach the anatomy segment of our yoga teacher training. Learning from both of them simultaneously is a joyous experience, as they model dialectical teaching […]

Fall 2013 Schedule

Our fall schedule keeps all the regular classes, with the addition of two new teachers at the 8:00 hour. Both are graduates of the Carolina Yoga Teacher Training, both have studied extensively with me (Sage, studio co-owner), both have backgrounds in the health care field, and both are centered, clear, inspiring teachers. Tuesdays at 8:00 […]

Scheduled: Yoga of Engagement with Betsey Downing

We’re looking forward to hosting Betsey Downing, a dear friend of Paul and Sommer’s, in October. A Yoga of Engagement: Responding to the Challenges of Our Time Yogis have a unique opportunity in the unfolding shift in consciousness sweeping the planet. Come participate in one of the most important conversations of our time. Workshops include […]

Best of the Triangle 2013!

We are deeply honored and grateful that you voted Carrboro and Durham Yoga Best Yoga Studio of the Triangle in the 2013 Indy Readers’ Poll! Our intention is to hold a space for connection and alignment, and it’s extremely gratifying to feel connected and aligned with you in this way. Thank you, thank you, thank […]

Summer Schedule 2013

Our summer schedule runs from June 1 through August 31, and we are especially proud of our offerings this time. (See the schedule here or download a PDF: Carrboro Yoga, Summer 2013.) Putting the schedule together is a fun puzzle every quarter. I aim for consistency across the week—for example, you’ll find Gentle Yoga at […]