Angela Gorman Shares Her 200RYT Program Experience


  By Angela Gorman “I had been wanting to get my 200 hour certification for a while but was very skeptical of doing it virtually. I was blown away by how well the instructors at AYC adapted the teacher training to the virtual world. They did a great job of making it feel like a […]

Incorporating Inclusivity from Yoga into Your Life

Asheville Yoga Center Supports Building Bridges One of the most inspiring aspects of a yoga practice is that it encompasses all human beings regardless of background, race, gender or opinion. Your practice is a safe place to let go of all the things that do not serve you in order to give thanks for yourself […]

Showing Love to Those in Need

Asheville Yoga Center Supports Veterans Services of the Carolinas in February In the dark of winter, we are embraced with a month centered around the warmth of love. With Valentine’s Day as one of the focal points of February, we are reminded to show love to those who mean the most to us. In yoga […]

Serving Others in Need

Raising Awareness and Support for Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders “Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve… You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to […]

Practice Yoga and Do Good

Practice Karma Yoga in Your Life One of the surest ways to find happiness in life is by curating a servant heart. The Bhagavad Gita, an ancient Indian text, views karma yoga, the Hindu path of service to others, as the gateway to spiritual fulfillment and life-long happiness. It is centered around purifying your heart […]

Instructor of the Month: Kimberley Puryear

Instructor of the Month: Kimberley Puryear Taking one of Kimberley Puryear’s classes is to get an hour-long education in authenticity and self love. The moment you lay out your mat in her Tuesday evening Yin class, you are welcomed by Kimberley with a smile (usually followed by a funny one-liner). Although the class is always […]

Community Member Profile: The Millers

What is your “Yoga Story”?  Lori: My yoga story is different from Thom’s… I began “doing” yoga about 25 years ago with Cindy Dollar at a studio where I taught step aerobics and body sculpt called Sport Dance.  I decided to give it a try because I felt so tight and inflexible from weight training… […]

Instructor of the Month: Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson is a compelling mix of creative yoga instructor and curious student of the mind. The root of his interest in meditation lies in its ability to help with neurological disorders and for developing wellbeing. Michael’s worldview and meditation practiced changed when he read Buddha’s Brain by Rick Hanson and Richard Mendius. In this book, […]

Community Member Profile: Liz Goodman

What is your “Yoga Story”? I doubt if I will ever be finished with the story, or, I hope not. Yoga is the one activity that touches all senses, when open to it, both mind and body. I am grateful for how the practice has helped me to grow in being compassionate to the journey […]

Community Member Profile: Gloria Wetjen

I ran across a book on yoga in my early 20s, bought it and pretty much set it aside. Higher education and career were at the forefront of my mind and purpose. Jump several decades into the future when career becomes secondary, and it’s time for me to focus on me.  Yoga is back in […]