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Yoga Workshops and Events at Be Yoga Charlotte

 

Soothing Deep Stretch and Sound Journey with Celeste Rackley, Katie Sutton and Josh Vogt

Friday 7/21 7:00-8:15pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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Start your weekend off right. Relax yourself into another world through a soulful deep stretch class and sound journey. Celeste Rackley will guide you through a gentle warm up and poses then will be held for 3-5 minutes to benefit your body, mind and soul. Katie Sutton and Josh Vogt will accompany the class with the soothing sounds of the didgeridoo, singing bowls, native drum, flute, hand pan, voice and more.

You don’t want to miss this class!

Investment: $16 or a class from your class pass


 

200 Hour Teacher Training Information Session

Thursday 7/27 7:00-8:00pm

Location: Panera Bread at Carmel Village

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If you’ve ever wondered if Be Yoga’s “BeInspired” Teacher Training is for you but didn’t know where to begin, this is your chance to safely embark on your journey. When you think about teacher training does your mind swirl with questions and, perhaps, a little apprehension? We’re here to mindfully answer those questions and dispel any fears. Join Marcia Brown and Greg LaBarbera for a comprehensive overview of Be Yoga’s 200 hour teacher training program. We’ll review our curriculum, scheduling and what you can expect during training. We’ll also answer any and all questions you might have so you feel comfortable taking this very important next step in your yoga journey.

Location: Panera Bread in Carmel Village, right below Be Yoga
7510 Pineville-Matthews Rd. 28226


 

Aerial Deep Stretch with Sound Journey Savasana with Katie Sutton and Josh Vogt

Friday 8/4 7:00-8:30pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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Get a blissful start to your weekend with a special deep stretch class. We’ll start with a short guided meditation followed by a deep stretch class aided by the aerial hammocks and then finish class with a 30 minute sound journey savasana. If you have ever wanted to try out Aerial Yoga, but were not sure where to start, this is the class for you. During Savasana you will rest and relax in the aerial hammock while Katie and her husband Josh take you on a relaxing journey with sounds from various instruments including didgeridoos, crystal and Tibetan singing bowls, gongs, native flute and drums.

Investment: $20

Class is limited to 10 spots so please sign up early!


 

Be Yoga’s Birthday Bash and Slow Flow Deep Stretch Fusion Class with Wendy Swanson and Grace Millsap

Saturday 8/5 12:30-1:45pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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Be Yoga is turning 7! Come celebrate with us with a very special Slow Flow-Deep Stretch Fusion class led by Wendy Swanson and Grace Millsap from 12:30-1:45pm at the Carmel studio. After class, stay for community time and snacks.


 

Intro to Yoga with Grace Millsap

Sundays 8/6-8/27 12:30-2:00pm

Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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New to yoga and not sure where to begin? Don’t know your Down Dog from your Up Dog? Not quite ready to jump into a regular Vinyasa class? What does “vinyasa” even mean, anyway?
Take a deep breath and know that we created this workshop just for you. In this 4-week series, we’ll break down the components of a Vinyasa-style class in a fun, relaxed learning environment. A sampling of topics we will cover:
* the mechanics of key postures that are frequently taught in Slow Flow and Powerful Flow classes
* how to utilize props to help you move with greater ease
* alignment concepts to prepare you to practice safely
* breathing techniques to support you on and off the yoga mat
Expect a warm, friendly learning environment where everyone is welcome…maybe even bring a friend for an extra dose of motivation and support!

Investment: $75 for all 4 weeks. Registration required. The content taught is cumulative, so please plan to attend all 4 weeks. Space is limited. No refunds or cancellations after the series has begun. Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle, and dress to practice.


 

Deep Stretch with Sound Journey with Wendy Swanson, Katie Sutton and Josh Vogt

Friday 8/11 7:00-8:15pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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Start your weekend off right. Relax yourself into another world through a soulful deep stretch class and sound journey. Wendy Swanson will guide you through a gentle warm up and poses then will be held for 3-5 minutes to benefit your body, mind and soul. Katie Sutton and Josh Vogt will accompany the class with the soothing sounds of the didgeridoo, singing bowls, native drum, flute, hand pan, voice and more.

Investment: $16 Drop in, or a class off your regular pass


 

Shane Cuppett Foundation TrainingFoundation Training – Stretch, Strengthen & Decompress with Shane Cuppett

Sunday 8/13 12:30-2:00pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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Foundation Training is a new approach to physical,
structural, and neurological health. It is a simple proven method using the principles of ideal human biomechanics to correct postural imbalances and relieve pain in minutes a day at any age or fitness level. It’s the ultimate accessory to help improve any activity or movement program.

Investment: $25


 

Slow Flow-Deep Stretch Fusion Karma Class with Sound Journey with Allison O’Connor, Katie Sutton and Josh Vogt benefitting the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Friday 8/18 7:00-8:15pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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Join us on Friday, August 18 from 7-8:15pm at Be Yoga Carmel for a donation class benefitting the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. PanCan is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer. The class will consist of 45 minutes of Slow Flow followed by 30 blissful minutes of Deep Stretch accompanied by live music featuring Katie Sutton and Josh Vogt.

Suggested Donation: $10-$20


 

Kriyas: Tools to Heal with Grace Millsap and Special Guest Dr. Matt Lyon

Saturday 8/19 12:30-2:30pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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Join Grace Millsap and Dr. Matt Lyon for an afternoon of breath, movement, healing, and a little bit of science! This 2-hour workshop includes a brief discussion of the biology of healing, a physical yoga practice perfect for all levels, and an extended savasana with healing didgeridoo mediation. The didgeridoo, when played masterfully, has the powerful capacity of helping release stored tension in the body, energy blocks in the tissues, all while liberating the heart, and balancing the brain’s electrical activity. Students can expect to leave feeling balanced, clear, and inspired.

Investment: $40 early bird $45 the day of the event


 

The Alchemy of Ashtanga Week-Shop with Mara Healy

Saturday 8/19-Friday 8/25

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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Discover the chemistry that naturally unites the elements of body, breath and mind through Ashtanga Yoga. This 6-day long workshop prepares anyone, at any level of experience for a regular ashtanga practice by:
•removing misconceptions about the rigor of the physical practice
•returning the focus of the mind to its rightful place during practice
•developing and supporting the natural stability and strength of the body
•bringing natural mobility to the body gradually without force
•providing deep restorative benefits to the Central Nervous System

As a student you will learn all about the philosophy and practices embedded in the Ashtanga methodology in a way that provides an antidote to many physical and mental dilemmas driven by our modern lifestyle habits and tendencies.

Topics Covered in the Six-Day Program:
•Introduction to Ashtanga Philosophy
•Relevance of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras to Modern Practice
•The History of Ashtanga Yoga
•Chanting and the purpose of Mantra in Yoga
•The Vinyasa Counts – Counting in Sanskrit
•Why Sanskrit?
•The Purpose of Memorization
•The Purpose of a Standardized Sequence
•Putting “Rigor” in its Rightful Place
•Sun Salutations A & B with Vinyasa Counts
•Understanding Stability, Mobility and Breath in Vinyasas
•Learning Drishti – The Gazing Points in Vinyasas and Postures
•Phasic Muscles vs. Tonic Muscles
•Memorization of the Standing Series – Asana Pairs
•Exploration of Seated Transitions
•Philosophy of Approximating Postures Rather Than Using Props
•Memorization of Closing and Finishing Series
•The Postures of The Primary Series
•Gateway Postures of The Primary Series
•Objectives of a Mysore vs. a Teacher Led Practice
•Time Management in Your Mysore Practice

Saturday 19th 11:30am-2:30pm (Studio Air)
Sunday 20th 7am-9am (Studio Air)
Monday – Friday 5:30am-7:30am (Studio Fire)

Investment: $125/student; $100/certified yoga teachers and Be Yoga staff


 

Celeste Rackley Be Yoga CharlotteIntro to Yoga with Celeste Rackley

Tuesdays 9/5-9/26 7:30-8:45pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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New to yoga and not sure where to begin? Don’t know your Down Dog from your Up Dog? Not quite ready to jump into a regular Vinyasa class? What does “vinyasa” even mean, anyway?
Take a deep breath and know that we created this workshop just for you. In this 4-week series, we’ll break down the components of a Vinyasa-style class in a fun, relaxed learning environment. A sampling of topics we will cover:

* the mechanics of key postures that are frequently taught in Slow Flow and Powerful Flow classes
* how to utilize props to help you move with greater ease
* alignment concepts to prepare you to practice safely
* breathing techniques to support you on and off the yoga mat

Expect a warm, friendly learning environment where everyone is welcome…maybe even bring a friend for an extra dose of motivation and support!

Investment: $75 for all 4 weeks. Registration required. The content taught is cumulative, so please plan to attend all 4 weeks. Space is limited. No refunds or cancellations after the series has begun. Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle, and dress to practice.


 

Deep Stretch Yoga & Acupuncture Savasana with Wendy Swanson

Friday 9/8 7:00-9:00pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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Ready for 2 hours of relaxation, unwinding and de-stressing? Come back to yourself and your body with 1 ½ hours of deep stretch yoga followed by 30 minutes of acupuncture aided savasana.
•Deep Stretch: After a brief warm up we will hold longer floor based yoga poses. Be Yoga has plenty of blankets, blocks and straps to help you find a place of ease and comfort.
•Acupuncture & Savasana: Prepare to float away during this very unique 30 minute savasana. Acupuncture needles will be inserted in some of the most balancing, restoring and deeply healing points on the body (in the ear, between the eyebrows and on the top of the head).

Wendy Swanson is a board certified licensed acupuncturist with a successful practice here in Charlotte. She has been practicing acupuncture for over seven years. She is also a registered yoga instructor and owner of Be Yoga & Wellness.

Cost: $45 Space is limited, don’t wait to register!
Cancellations must be received a minimum of 24 hours in advance to receive a refund.


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