Be Yoga Style, by Elizabeth Dickinson

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in All, Personal Experience or Reflection, Yoga | 0 comments

If you had asked me 10 years ago what I wanted to be “when I grew up,” I would have said that I wanted to be a fashion designer in New York. Let’s fast forward through four years at NC State, two internships in NYC, and a 4 month solo trip through Europe. I didn’t want to be a fashion designer anymore. I wanted to share the gift of yoga with others. I wanted to be a yoga teacher! I walked away from what I had been working toward for the...

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The Gift of Being a Member, by Jeanne Kutrow

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in All, Personal Experience or Reflection, Yoga | 0 comments

Slightly over a year ago I made a decision that truly transformed the my yoga practice.  I took the leap and signed up for an unlimited monthly membership at Be Yoga.  It was something i had thought about doing for quite a while, but it always seemed like such a commitment – not only financially, but also in time.  During the first couple of months of my membership, I focused on how many times I was practicing and my per class cost.  But...

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Find Your Soul In Yoga, by Wendy Swanson

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in All, Personal Experience or Reflection, Yoga | 2 comments

Find Your Soul In Yoga In yoga we peel back the layers so that our authentic self can emerge. We build strength in our bodies so that we may have the fortitude to ride the waves, the ability to stay upright and the ability to fall off the surf board of life and still get back up. We stack our joints one on top of the other so that we may stand firm on our conviction of truth. We open and release tension so that may truly be present with those...

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11 Qualities of the Ultimate Yoga Instructor – A reply by Kim Walker

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in All, Personal Experience or Reflection, Yoga | 1 comment

I am not a teacher (not even close), but have been touched by many in my three months of practice with Be Yoga Charlotte…this Elephant Journal article resonates with me — these ARE the Be Yoga Charlotte teachers. I am proud to be a part of the total Be Yoga Family. I have gained so much more than I ever expected from my experiences, on and off the mat. My Yoga experiences resonate in my daily “intentions” that I have...

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What Śrī REALLY Means, by Carrie Williams, 500 RYT, ERYT, Thai Yoga Therapy Practitioner

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in All, Personal Experience or Reflection, Yoga |

What Śrī REALLY Means Carrie Williams, 500 RYT, ERYT, Thai Yoga Therapy Practitioner During the month of April, we’ve had an opportunity to explore the concept of Śrī (“shree”) in our classes at Be Yoga. First, let’s start with an explanation of Śrī. One of the most beautiful descriptions I’ve heard that deeply resonates with me is this: “Śrī is the life-affirming pulse of Consciousness… an invitation...

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I Never Imagined…, by Mike “Pea Dad“ Caudill

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Align & Flow - Anusara Yoga, All, Personal Experience or Reflection, Uncategorized, Yoga | 5 comments

How did I get here? 55 years old, retired from job of 30 years, sold my side landscaping business last year, happily married to my wonderful wife for 17 years and father to three wonderful children, ages 20, 14 and 8. It sounds like a fairytale life, right? Well, it is. However, there have just been many bumps along the way. What we have come through, sounds like many of the stories I have read on this blog. Most of my challenges started back...

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