IMG_2096Yoga Sutra Study Group & Book Club led by Allison Modafferi Brewster

Saturday 4/26 2-3pm

Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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This is an ongoing group that meets once a month at different yoga studios around Charlotte to foster conversation around this central text of yoga. See the Sutra Group Blog for more info about what each month’s discussion will be on.

Yoga Mala For The Global FoodBanking Network

Saturday 4/26 9:30am – 12:30pm

Location Anne Springs Close Greenway Recreation Complex 971 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill, SC

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• 108 Sun Salutations in 4 sets of 27; 10 minute breaks between sets

• Live didgeridoo music by Andrew Van Blarcom

• $1/minute chair massages

• Refreshments & giveaways

• Suggested donation $100. Fund raise by asking 10 people for $10 each to support this worthy cause!

• All donations are matched 2:1, so give generously!

photoDidgeridoo Deep Stretch with Zach McNabb and Wendy Swanson

Sunday 5/11 6:15-7:30pm

Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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Enjoy our most popular class with Didgeridoo vibrations provided by Zach McNabb. The didgeridoo is an indigenous Australian instrument that is best known for its healing tones and deep vibrations. It’s a perfect addition to Deep Stretch, which is a relaxing class made up entirely of floor postures, suitable for all body types and experience levels.

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

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Breaking Down the Basics–Keys to a Confident Yoga Practice 4 Weeks with Lee Anne Smith and Celeste Rackley

Tuesdays 5/13-6/3 7:30-8:45pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

Start your yoga journey with the knowledge and the tools to enjoy every class and to feel good in your body. Remember, it doesn’t matter how flexible you are or how strong you are–it’s all about practice!
Over this four week series, you’ll learn:
-Basic alignment principles to help you get the most out of your postures. We’ll also take a look at how foot and hand placement on your mat helps you to create new and lasting muscle memory
-Hip and shoulder rotations–how to keep your joints healthy and strong
-Breathing. What is yoga breathing and how it helps you build strength and stamina and also, how it helps you relax and restore
-Modifications and variations of common poses. How to adjust your practice to fit your individual needs, accommodate your range of motion and work through injury
-How yoga works, simple short meditations to help you relax, work through stress and savor the moment!

Investment: $60 Email leeanne@beyogaclt.com with questions

Jason Nia Dancing PicGOLDFINGER: a 007 Nia class led by First Degree Black Belt, Jason Alan Griffin

Thursday 5/22 6-7:30pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

Join us for a unique, good workout; dancing, healing and conditioning with the Nia Technique. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience Jason’s style of Nia as we sweat to some Bond theme songs and other classic tunes sung by the incredible Shirley Bassey.

$15 at the door

karenrogich1Breathing and Mediation with Karen Rogich

Saturday 5/17 2-3pm
Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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Did you know that proper breathing is one of the most important things you can do for your health? Not just life sustaining or for relaxation, our breath has the power to energize and heal our bodies and minds.

Join Karen Rogich, Certified Health Coach, to learn the basics of proper breathing techniques, various breathing exercises for relaxation, energizing and health, and practice your breath work in a grounded, supportive, group setting. In addition, Karen will teach you the basics of mediation, share various styles of meditation and take you through a mediation session. Couple your breath work with a meditation practice and you have the potential to transform your life.

Bring your yoga mat and a journal. Handouts will be provided. Whether this is your first time or you have a solid breathing and meditation practice, you will not want to miss this – all designed to de-stress, refresh and send you into the rest of the day in the best of way!

Cost: $15

IMG_1897 croppedLearn the Mechanics of Yoga : Intro to Yoga Series with Kellie Jackson Daniel

Thursdays 6/5-6/26 7:30-8:45pm

Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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This 4 week introduction series will provide a better understanding of what yoga is, how this practice can help reduce stress, and to experience basic yoga postures pain free! You will learn alignment principles that will become the foundation for a strong and healthy practice in a safe, supportive and fun environment with time for questions. This series prepares you to enter the Align & Flow classes.

This series is perfect for you, if you: - Are brand new to yoga in general or new to the Align & Flow style - Your friends and family keep dropping hints you need a yoga class - You tell people you can’t do yoga because you are not flexible - Want to learn how to reduce stress and calm your nervous system (hence your family and friends suggestion to try yoga) - Want to have fun and meet some warm, caring people in our community - If you are 15 years or older

Cost: $60 for all 4 weeks, Registration Required, Space is Limited

marty close upSecrets of a Health Neck & Shoulders with Marty Kestin

Saturday 6/14 2-5pm
Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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• Learn how to prevent and treat: rotator cuff problems, impingement syndromes, weak or tight shoulders, disc herniations / bulges in the neck, arthritis / tendonitis
• Understand the mechanics of the shoulder joint: what it is, what makes it healthy and what breaks it down
• Improve your yoga and athletic performance
• Become the expert of your neck and shoulders

CLASS FORMAT: interactive lecture, experiential movement exercises, passive and active postures and exercises, self-applied Neuromuscular Therapy, strategic discussion with participants of their neck and shoulder issues.

INVESTMENT: $59; $55 if you sign up by 6/5
BRING: Your mat, 1 tennis ball, desire to learn, a theracane if you have one (it is a useful life long tool for self-applied therapy)

FOR WORKSHOP QUESTIONS: E-mail Marty @ mkestin@ensomabodyworks.com or 704.335.8115

Amy-Penwell-e1397522399832Love Stretch Grow: Bringing Peace to Parenting with Amy Penwell

Saturday 6/28 2-3:30pm

Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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Love Stretch Grow is for those who wish to bring more peace and mindfulness to parenting. Discover the similarities between your yoga practice, poses and parenting, how yoga can support positive interactions with your children and walk away with simple, practical parenting tips. The workshop will combine a yoga practice with parenting discussion. For parents and care givers with children of all ages.

Instructor: Amy Penwell, 200-RYT and trained in Mommy & Baby yoga, has been practicing yoga for more than ten years, teaching Bonding with Baby Yoga for 2 years, and has been a parent for 4. She has studied Love & Logic parenting strategies and continues to grow in both her yoga practice and as a mom.

Investment: $35, Save $5 if you sign up by 6/20!