Yoga is for every body. Regardless of your age, gender, fitness level or yoga experience, Raleigh Yoga Center offers a caring space and an appropriate class for you, under the guidance of our highly trained and compassionate teachers. Our focus is on correct body alignment and the detailed composition of poses to assure your safety and maximize the benefits of each pose. Our training is strongly influenced by B.K.S. Iyengar, one of the foremost teachers in the world and author of the classic text “Light on Yoga.” His style is unsurpassed in grace, subtlety and precision. We welcome you to study with us. Find our current schedule here.


Upcoming special events


THANKSKGIVING WEEK CANCELLATIONS – The following classes will not be held:

Wed 11/25 10am Purna Yoga with Catharine

Thurs 11/26 6am Wake with Kirsten

Thurs 11/26 9:45 am Level II with Jane

Thurs 11/26 6:30 pm Level I with Jane

All other classes will be held as regularly scheduled.


Wednesdays 10-11:30

Raleigh Yoga Center is honored to welcome back Catharine Eberhart. Formerly a student and teacher at RYC, Catharine is now the owner/director of Purna Yoga East in Clayton, N.C. She is teaching an all-levels Purna Yoga class Wednesdays 10-11:30 am. Visit INSTRUCTORS for more info about Catharine and CLASS DESCRIPTIONS for more about Purna Yoga.

 Fridays 6:30-8:30 pm   Dec 18th, Jan 15th, Feb 19th, Mar 18th

Fall is the season of changes and transitions; a time to take stock, let go of burdens or stress and consider our blessings. Creating the space for stillness to honor this process can sometimes be a challenge.  We invite you to experience relaxation and rejuvenation through the practice of Restorative Yoga asanas and meditation.  Join Jessica Kasinoff as she shares her training and experience teaching Restorative Yoga.    This is an all levels workshop.  Cost: $20. Minimum of 3 participants necessary to sign up by Thurs Sept 17th. Visit EVENTS for more information and email Jane to reserve your space. (click here for printable pdf about the workshop)

Mondays 1-2 pm, Nov 9, 16 and 23 – THIS SERIES IS FULLY REGISTERED

Erase pain and tension in your hands, feet, neck and low back brought on by everyday stress, overuse and age.  This simple self-treatment can make your whole body feel better and provide relief from neck and low back pain, arthritis, bunions, plantar fasciitis and carpal tunnel syndrome. Join MELT Instructor, Catharine Eberhart, for a 3 week series working with the MELT Hand & Foot Treatment.  Learn how the connective tissue in your hands and feet gets dehydrated, the common aches and pains it can cause, and how to rehydrate this essential system in our bodies for vibrant health and pain-free movement. Registration limited to 12 participants.  Cost for the series: $45.  Email Jane to reserve your space. (click here for printable pdf about the series).

December 12th 11 am-12:30 pm

In the spirit of community and gratitude, the Raleigh Yoga Center offers a free class on the second Saturday of each month from 11:00 am-12:30 pm. This is an all-levels class but is not recommended for those with health concerns. Instructors vary. Reservations are required. Please e-mail janebarrett@nc.rr.com to reserve your space.

SAVE THE DATE ~ March 11-13 2016 ~ 13th Annual IYENGAR YOGA WEEKEND with BOBBI GOLDIN


“Yoga is like music. The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life.” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar