Welcome

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

 

March 11th-13th ~ 13th ANNUAL IYENGAR YOGA WEEKEND with BOBBI GOLDIN

Bobbi Goldin is returning to Raleigh for her 13th annual Iyengar workshop.  Certified by B.K.S. Iyengar in 1983 and Director of the Yoga Institute of Miami for 35 years, Bobbi is a highly respected teacher with vast experience and great wisdom. Her classes are fun, informative and challenging while providing each participant with individual attention. Don’t miss this opportunity to study with her and be inspired by her as she shares the genius of Mr. Iyengar and her love of yoga and  life.

(click here for a printable pdf about the workshop)

 

PURNA YOGA CLASS at RYC
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.

RESTORATIVE YOGA & iREST YOGA NIDRA WORKSHOP
 Fridays 6:30-8:30 pm   Feb 19th, Mar 18th

The New Year often brings the possibility of new beginnings and the desire to discover what we can learn and what we can do to support our well being.  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 Jan 14th. Visit EVENTS for more information and email Jane to reserve your space. (click here for printable pdf about the workshop)

MELT METHOD ~ MINI SERIES
3-week MELT Hand & Foot Treatment Series:
Mondays 2:30-3:30 pm  Feb 15th, 22nd and 29th

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).

5-week MELT Soft Body Roller Series:
Mondays 1-2 pm Feb 15th, 22nd, 29th, Mar 7th and 14th
Thurs 6:30-7:30 pm  Jan 28th, Feb 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th

The MELT Method soft body roller techniques will help you learn how to: identify where you have stuck stress in your body, a major cause of aches and pains; improve your body sense and notice the changes as your body effortlessly finds greater alignment and balance; activate your own core strength and stability; safely and effectively decompress your own neck and low back and relieve common issues like headaches, insomnia, bloating, weight gain, cellulite and more.  Join MELT Instructor, Catharine Eberhart for this 5 week series. It is best to have taken the 3-week Hand and Foot series before the Soft Body series.  Registration limited to 12 participants.  Cost for series: $85.  Email Jane to reserve your space. (click here for printable pdf about the series).

COMMUNITY CLASSES ~ FREE
February 13th 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.

 

“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