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Yoga Workshops and Events at Be Yoga Charlotte

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Intro to Yoga

Thursdays with Grace 1/19/2017 – 2/9/2017 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm at Be Yoga Carmel

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Sundays with Chelisa 1/22/2017 – 2/12/2017 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm at Be Yoga Dilworth

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Thursdays with Kellie 2/2/2017 – 2/23/2017 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm at Be Yoga Dilworth

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Chelisa-fix_0704-6127New 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.


Katie-11Deep Stretch with Sound Journey with Wendy Swanson, Katie Sutton, and Josh Vogt

Friday 1/20 7-8:15pm

Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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Everything you love about Deep Stretch with a relaxing sound journey to accompany your practice.

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

Next Dates: 3/10, 4/7, 6/2


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Experience Your Chakras with Kaitlin Lacey

Saturday 1/21/17 1-4pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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What are chakras? How can you benefit from understanding them? Whether you think a chakra is a spicy variety of okra or have extensive chakra meditation under your belt, this is a unique opportunity for you to understand the energy centers in your body on all levels. This workshop will deepen your knowledge of the chakra system (even if you already feel like a pro), its effects on your mind and body, and provide ways to realign yourself energetically. Join Kaitlin as we work with each of our chakras using yoga poses, introspective questions, group exercises, and meditation. Let go of old baggage and open up to healthier habits and self-revelation in a supportive, safe, and playful environment.
Each participant will receive a newly updated booklet of information on chakras and practices to take home.

Investment: $40, or $35 if you sign up by 1/13. Space is limited, so sign up now!

Yoga Alliance CEUs available.

Please bring a journal, yoga mat, water bottle, and dress to practice.


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Universal Yoga Cross-Mat Practice with Diane Corah

Sunday 1/22 12:30-3:30pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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The Cross-Mat Mandala Class is a Universal Yoga method that skillfully integrates asanas, vinyasas, & turns on the mat with pranayamas, mantras and internal awareness. Two mats crossed in a “plus sign” allow for more creative freedom, a wider array of sequencing patterns and greater efficiency of practice. The class is intelligently paced and open to any level of practitioner. It is a method of practice that supports supple-stability of the body, wise use of energy and clarity of mind.

Investment: $20
Cancellations must be received a minimum of 24 hours in advance to receive a refund.

Next dates: 2/19


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Didgeridoo Meditation with Dr. Matt Lyon

SatDate: 1/28/2017From: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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Join Dr. Matt Lyon for an afternoon of healing, deep rest, re-alignment, and joy. This will be a powerful way to invigorate and energize your new year while releasing any last unfinished business from 2016.
Dr. Lyon has been leading people into deep meditative experiences for over 25 years. In this powerful workshop you’ll learn and practice several powerful and deep Pranayama practices to settle the mind, calm the body, and awaken the spirit.

In this sublime state you’ll be led through a guided meditation by Dr. Matt as he plays the ancient instrument of tribal healing, the Didgeridoo. The didgeridoo, when played masterfully, has the powerful capacity of helping release stored tension in the body, energy blocks in the tissues, all while liberate the heart, and balancing the brain’s electrical activity.

Investment: $47
As a participant in this workshop you will also receive a take home guided meditation package (valued at $99).


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Sacred Stone Meditation and Sound Healing Journey with Katie Sutton

Sunday 1/29/2017 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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Sacred Stone Meditation and Sound Healing Journey
Join us for a sacred stone guided meditation accompanied by a live sound healing journey. You will be guided through a deeply heart opening and releasing meditation followed by a drawing in of the universal energy of the divine into a quartz crystal stone. Each participant will receive a quartz crystal point to take home with them and will receive instructions on how to continue to receive blessings from the divine for 30 days via a stone essence you can create easily at home. The live sound journey will serve to cement these energies into our minds, bodies and souls as we begin to resonate at the frequencies of various instruments including voice, flute, crystal and Tibetan singing bowls, drums and so much more. Ceremonies like these can help us transcend things we have been living with for years, releasing limiting beliefs, emotions and pain. They can provide life-changing insights, leaps in consciousness, and provoke healing for our family and ancestors. They also profoundly shift our earth and collective consciousness.
Price: $25


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Intro to Yoga with with Kellie Jackson Daniel

Thursday 2/2/2017 – 2/23/2017 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

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: $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.


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Candlelight Yin Yoga with CJ Lawing

Friday 2/3/2017 7 – 8:30pm

Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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Join C.J. Lawing in this 1.5 hour Restorative Yin practice to create more calm in the midst of increasing stress. Deep Nourishment is a key element to forming a more resilient Heart-Mind.
Beginners welcome.

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


 

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Saturday 2/4/2017 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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Heal, move and align yourself with the energies of winter through the guidance of thedivine feminine. Prepare in this time of darkness through fluid and slow yoga practice,guided meditation and the nurturing energies of the Goddess so that you may manifestyour visions this spring.Wendy brings her 25 years of women’s spirituality, natural healing and yoga to infuse this workshop with humble yet powerful Goddess energy. Note: This workshop is open to all.
Needed: Journal & Yoga Mat

Price: $40


 

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Sunday 2/5/17 3:30-4:30pm

Location: Be Dilworth

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In this monthly family yoga playshop kids and parents will explore themes such as change, mindfulness, love, focus, patience, and teamwork. These themes are woven into classes where students will learn tools to unite body, mind and heart. Moving our bodies through poses, playing games, practicing meditation (walking and seated), breath-work, and reflection are just a few of the ways kids and parents can learn to take care of themselves, de-stress, use their energy more effectively, quiet their minds, gain balance, and get along with themselves and others.
$8 Per Person, Child or Adult

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Demystifying Meditation: Bringing New Life into an Ancient Practice with Elizabeth Dickinson

Saturday 2/11/2017 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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Wikipedia compares the word meditation to the word sports. From ice-skating to field hockey, there is a sport for every person and every mood. The same is true for meditation.
Join Elizabeth for fun, dynamic and light-hearted teaching and experiential as she shares her personal 22-year relationship with meditation, debunks common misconceptions about what meditation is, and creates an accessible (and dare-she-say exciting and empowering) road map for your journey inward.
Whether you are new to meditation or have been meditating for years, you will walk away with a fresh understanding of how rewarding this practice can be, and how to easily incorporate it into your day-to-day life.

This workshop will include: teachings, stories, group meditation, Q&A sessions, short journaling activities, and we’ll end with a super-yummy Yoga Nidra guided relaxation.
Please bring your yoga mat, journal, pen, and dress to practice. If you have one you might like to bring a meditation cushion or stool.

Investment: $45, Save $5 if you sign up by 2/10!
Space is limited and will sell out so sign up early!

“Elizabeth Dickinson’s Demistifying Meditation workshop was truly a special treat for me. I have been on and off again with my meditation practice for a few years now. I came to Elizabeth’s workshop in order to revitalize my practice and I have achieved just that.Elizabeth broke down meditation in such a way that it doesn’t seem so scary and far-reaching any more. I also left the workshop with a new found support system- the other workshop participants! Thank you, Elizabeth!” -Allison O’Connor


 

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Saturday 2/11/2017 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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What better way to set the Valentine mood than to connect with your favorite person with some partner Yin Yoga? Join our recent transplants, Maude and Dina, and
experience Yoga in a fun, interactive, and intimate way. Use your partner’s weight support to get in grounding poses like you never have before! You will leave feeling more connected and appreciative of your partner’s energy on and off the mat.

$20 each person for early bird by January 15, 2017
$25 each person for sign ups after


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Rejuvenate & Heal with Deep Stretch, Meditation and Live Music with Wendy & Eric Swanson

Saturday 2/11 7-8:30pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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Join brother & sister team, Wendy & Eric Swanson, for an evening of deep stretch yoga, music and guided meditation. Wendy will lead you through a healing and restorative deep stretch class with a heart centered guided meditation at the end of class. Eric Swanson, a professional musician, will join us from Asheville to soothe our souls with calming bass guitar and keyboard. Wendy & Eric are super excited to team up to create together.

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


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Tribal Xing Sound Journey, Zach McNabb

Friday 2/17/2017 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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During this experience you will be bathed in high frequency vibration of Native American Drumming, Native American Flute, Tibetan Singing Bowls and the Didgeridoo specifically tuned to resonate with the human system. The sound acts as a powerful medium that can support clearing away stagnant energy and balancing your system for greater health and vitality.

Please bring your yoga mat, pillows, blankets or anything that makes you comfortable for this 90-minute sound journey. There is nothing for you “to do” except relax on your yoga mat and let the “thinking mind” go.

Investment: $20 in advance, $25 the day of event


 

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 RESCHEDULED for Saturday 2/18/17 2-4pm

Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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Kriyas are anything that move energy. We will use dynamic postures as a way to awaken and clear out our chakras. These movements of energy will shake up your natural rhythms and clear out those “stuck” feelings. Biologically speaking, we will help our bodies clear stagnant blood, circulate lymph fluid, and make our digestive system super happy. By creating new levels of awareness, we will stretch our capacity to experience life.

$20 early bird $25 the day of. Cancellations must be received a minimum of 24 hours in advance to receive a refund.


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Yoga for Healthy, Happy Joints with Chelisa Alavedra

Saturday 2/18/2017 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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Join Chelisa Alavedra E-RYT 200 for an informative workshop on the importance of warming up your joints, especially during these cold winter months. You will be guided through a simple and effective sequence designed to move through all the ranges of motion in your joints. This workshop is open to ALL levels. All participants will be given a sequence to practice at home.
What to expect:

*Learn the essential keys to vitality and longevity of the bones, joints, and muscles
*Reasons why warming up the joints is SO important
*Practice a yoga sequence to safely increase circulation to the joints: neck, wrists, shoulders, hips, and back

Please bring:

Notebook and Pen

Prepare for practice with comfortable clothing

A yoga mat is highly recommended

Continuing Credits available CE Credits

$40, early bird $35


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

Saturday 2/18/2017 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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!

Next time this class will be offered is on Friday 4/7/17 7-8:30pm


 

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Mondays 3/6/2017 – 3/27/2017 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: Be Yoga Carmel

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In this 4 week series you’ll learn:
What reiki is, how it works, and what you can do with it. After that students receive a Reiki I Attunement, discuss the Reiki Principles, learn self healing, and talk about how to create a strong personal practice. We’ll cover techniques for giving a reiki treatment to someone else, get some hands on practice, and grow confidence in your abilities. In later classes you’ll experience a Reiki II Attunement, learn about the reiki symbols, practice distance healing, and practice hands on healing with the symbols.

Kailtin Lacey has been a Reiki Master since 2005, and has been teaching and practicing professionally since 2008. She believes that anyone can be a healer with study and practice, and is passionate about spreading this gift.

Investment: $249 for the series including book and materials.


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How to Teach Deep Stretch with Wendy Swanson & Kaitlin Lacey

Saturday March 11, 2017 2-5pm

Location: Carmel Studio Fire

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Learn the details on how to make a deep stretch class truly incredible. Gain knowledge to skillfully theme, sequence, cue, and assist one of Be Yoga’s most popular class styles. Find out how this style is both an art form and a science and walk away with the confidence you need to succeed.

Join Wendy Swanson, owner of Be Yoga, acupuncturist, yogini, healer, ritual creator and Kaitlin Lacey E-RYT 200, RYT 500 (Feb 2017), intuitive healer, ayurvedic lifestyle coach, and yogini.

Price: $45, save $5 when you sign up before 3/1/17
CEU’s available!


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Restorative Yoga Workshop + Crystal Singing Bowls + Aromatherapy with Brianna Bedigian

Sunday 4/2/17 12:30-2:30pm

Location: Be Yoga Dilworth

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Restorative Yoga is a deeply nurturing and healing practice. It is a powerful tonic for the overtaxed mind, the overwhelmed heart, or the stressed spirit. It is also a particularly therapeutic form of practice and is useful in the recovery of physical ailments.
In this style of Yoga you will utilizes props such as bolsters, blocks, blankets and straps to allow the body to release and relax completely. This practice is very beneficial but is especially supportive to those in the process of actively healing.

To deepen your experience Brianna will interweave sound healing with Crystal Singing Bowls and Aromatherapy into the practice. It will be so relaxing and you will leave this two-hour workshop refreshed and renewed.
Please dress in layers for the class as your body temperature drops in the meditative states. Socks, long sleeve shirts, and full-length pants, are recommended for this quieting practice.
Brianna Bedigian is a Yoga teacher and Energy Healer with over 15 years of teaching experience. She has cultivated a style of teaching that interweaves several modalities into a seamless offering. This layering of complementary tools fosters a transformative experience for her students.

Pricing: $20 in advance, $25 the day of event


 

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

Friday 4/7/17 7-8:30pm

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. 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: $25
Class is limited to 10 spots so please sign up early! Cancellations must be received a minimum of 24 hours in advance to receive a refund.

Next Date: 6/2/17


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