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Friday, July 27
 

8:00am

AWAKE
Limited Capacity filling up

Be reintroduced to your own limitless potential through energizing movement, breath work and centering of your mind. Begin grounding your intention with slow meditative movement to link your body with your breath. Continue with a dynamic intermediate flow of poses that will activate your glutes and deactivate your lower back. Conclude with supine opening poses, allowing yourself to be fully present with an open heart. Walk away feeling more expansive and truly awake then ever before.

Presenter
avatar for Chelsey Korus

Chelsey Korus

Chelsey Korus is quickly becoming one of yoga’s foremost teachers and philosophers. She’s been featured in PopSugar, Prevention Magazine, Yoga Journal, Women’s Fitness, Mantra Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Shape, and is one of the top teachers on Yogaglo. Along with an exceptional... Read More →

Musicians
avatar for DJ Sol Rising

DJ Sol Rising

Sol Rising's original soundscapes evoke feelings of bliss throughout an eclectic mix of electronic music and hip-hop. Born in Vancouver BC, Sol Rising began meditating at age four with a walking mantra technique. His mother took him to visit numerous spiritual teachers, who inspired... Read More →


Friday July 27, 2018 8:00am - 10:00am
YMI - OM Sanctuary Room 39 South Market Street, Asheville, NC, United States

8:30am

Aroma Yoga & Gong Bath
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Aroma Yoga® is a powerful mind-body experience through the use of potent essential oils marrying simple energy polarity exercises, yoga asanas, and affirmations with each of the chakras. Experience a simple awakening of the chakras sealed with a rejuvenating Gong Bath and Kundalini Meditation.

Presenter
avatar for Stacey Vann

Stacey Vann

Stacey has been sharing the transformative & integrative path of yoga around the globe since 1997. Her teaching style is infused with laughter, energy, & love. She encourages her students to attain stillness, contentment & freedom through a commitment to sadhana (daily spiritual practice... Read More →


Friday July 27, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
Masonic Temple ~ Theater 80 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA

8:30am

Yoga Harmony: Awakening the Elements with Live Acoustic Flow
Limited Capacity filling up

Wandering through the woods we connect with the magic of the elements of nature. Through the earth, our breath, yoga and sweet music we ground deep in our roots. We return to our heart space. The air is wild, free and full of possibility. Water nourishes our souls while reminding us to go with the flow... We ignite the fire of passion and light an awakening within, becoming one with the elements and connecting under one sun.Join National Yoga Instructor Becky (Tara) Eschenroeder (aka "Great Abiding Yoga") and Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter Christie Lenee for a 90 minute flow with live music. May we align our breath to free movement and the rhythm of our hearts! 

Presenter
avatar for Becky (Tara) Eschenroeder

Becky (Tara) Eschenroeder

BECKY (TARA) ESCHENROEDER— A 500 HOUR E-RYT, 200 HOUR E-RYT, RCYT, YACEP —IS AN ACCOMPLISHED YOGI WHO WAS VOTED AS ONE OF THE TOP THREE YOGA INSTRUCTORS BY RICHMOND MAGAZINE. With some teachers, the lessons are planned. They are practiced. They are rehearsed. And they are perfected... Read More →

Musicians

Friday July 27, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
Hilton Garden Inn ~ Pillar Rooftop 309 College St, Asheville, NC 28801

1:00pm

Bhakti On The Mat: Story Telling, Kirtan, Vinyasa Yoga & Live Music
Limited Capacity seats available

Merge the heart-opening qualities of bhakti yoga with the sensuality and
vitality of asana. This deep and playful flow practice includes storytelling
from the mythical world of yoga, soul-stirring kirtan, graceful vinyasa
sequences, imaginative meditations, and evocative live music. Some
experience with yoga is recommended. Sean and the band have guided
this workshop at festivals and conferences across the country
including sold-out attendance at The Yoga Journal Conference
and Bhakti Fest.

Watch this video to get a feel for the Bhakti on the Mat Experience​​​



Presenter
avatar for Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band

Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band

New Orleans' Sean Johnson & Wild Lotus Band are celebrated as one of the guiding voices of bhakti yoga in America, sharing concerts and workshops year-round. Sean is also the founder of Wild Lotus Yoga in New Orleans, the Soul School teacher training program, and BHAKTImmersion. This... Read More →


Friday July 27, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm
YMI - OM Sanctuary Room 39 South Market Street, Asheville, NC, United States

3:30pm

Primal Flow
Limited Capacity seats available

Allow your body to be guided by the primal vibrational pulse of the heart and soul. Ground deep into the energy of the earth and let your inner animal shine through on your mat as you move to heart pounding rhythms and beats. This vinyasa class includes elements of mediation, pranayama, sound healing and of course asana.

Presenter
avatar for Druminyasa

Druminyasa

Feel the rhythms of the drums as you connect breath,heartbeat,mind & body to your practice. As featured by The Washington Times, CBS, and Washington’s WTOP news, Brad Ellsworth of Druminyasa has been playing drums and percussion for over 25 years. Based in Richmond, Brad Ellsworth... Read More →
avatar for Anton Mackey

Anton Mackey

Anton Mackey is an experienced and passionate Vinyasa Yoga teacher based out of Phoenix, Arizona. With a background in anatomy & physiology and a passion for seeking the truth,Anton skillfully bridges the gap between the physical and spiritual, giving students the freedom to experience... Read More →


Friday July 27, 2018 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Asheville Social Hall 81 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA

3:30pm

Yoga Uplift
Limited Capacity filling up

Who’s ready to get lifted and inspired in this fun, interactive yoga class with musician and ‘Spiritual Graffiti’ author MC YOGI? Get ready to breathe, move, sweat and stretch to upbeat tracks from DJ Sol Rising. Smiling, laughing and flowing into a deep and powerful meditation followed by a blissful and soul satisfying relaxation. Yeah buddy!

Presenter
avatar for Amanda Giacomini

Amanda Giacomini

Amanda Giacomini has dedicated her life to uplifting people and creating more beauty in the world through yoga and art. From teaching yoga at the White House to presenting at some of the biggest yoga festivals, conferences and Asian Art museums in the world, Amanda infuses the ancient... Read More →
avatar for MC YOGI

MC YOGI

From living in a group home to becoming known as yoga’s modern day ambassador to the West, hiphop artist, MC YOGI is on a mission to introduce yoga to large, mainstream audiences. His latest album, RITUAL MYSTICAL, made history by going #1 on the Electronic charts. His first book... Read More →

Musicians
avatar for DJ Sol Rising

DJ Sol Rising

Sol Rising's original soundscapes evoke feelings of bliss throughout an eclectic mix of electronic music and hip-hop. Born in Vancouver BC, Sol Rising began meditating at age four with a walking mantra technique. His mother took him to visit numerous spiritual teachers, who inspired... Read More →


Friday July 27, 2018 3:30pm - 5:30pm
YMI - OM Sanctuary Room 39 South Market Street, Asheville, NC, United States
 
Saturday, July 28
 

10:30am

Bhakti On The Mat: Story Telling, Kirtan, Vinyasa Yoga & Live Music
Limited Capacity seats available

Merge the heart-opening qualities of bhakti yoga with the sensuality and
vitality of asana. This deep and playful flow practice includes storytelling
from the mythical world of yoga, soul-stirring kirtan, graceful vinyasa
sequences, imaginative meditations, and evocative live music. Some
experience with yoga is recommended. Sean and the band have guided
this workshop at festivals and conferences across the country
including sold-out attendance at The Yoga Journal Conference
and Bhakti Fest.

Watch this video to get a feel for the Bhakti on the Mat Experience​​​



Presenter
avatar for Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band

Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band

New Orleans' Sean Johnson & Wild Lotus Band are celebrated as one of the guiding voices of bhakti yoga in America, sharing concerts and workshops year-round. Sean is also the founder of Wild Lotus Yoga in New Orleans, the Soul School teacher training program, and BHAKTImmersion. This... Read More →


Saturday July 28, 2018 10:30am - 12:30pm
YMI - OM Sanctuary Room 39 South Market Street, Asheville, NC, United States

11:00am

Druminyasa Flow
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Drumming was the earliest form of tribal communication and has been used to celebrate significant ceremonial gatherings in many primitive cultures. Our daily lives are infused with rhythm; elements of nature, change in seasons, and life cycles. We connect with the elements: earth, our roots… where we’re from sustains us. Water nourishes our souls while reminding us to go with the flow. Air feels wild, free and full of possibility. Fire ignites the passion within to bring those possibilities to life! Navigating through this life, we are one with the elements. Feel the vibrations of the drums as you connect breath, heartbeat, and mind with the animal of your body.  Join Becky “Tara” Eschenroeder of Great Abiding Yoga and percussionist Brad Ellsworth of Druminyasa as tune into your primal nature while getting in touch with your creative spirit.

Presenter
avatar for Druminyasa

Druminyasa

Feel the rhythms of the drums as you connect breath,heartbeat,mind & body to your practice. As featured by The Washington Times, CBS, and Washington’s WTOP news, Brad Ellsworth of Druminyasa has been playing drums and percussion for over 25 years. Based in Richmond, Brad Ellsworth... Read More →
avatar for Becky (Tara) Eschenroeder

Becky (Tara) Eschenroeder

BECKY (TARA) ESCHENROEDER— A 500 HOUR E-RYT, 200 HOUR E-RYT, RCYT, YACEP —IS AN ACCOMPLISHED YOGI WHO WAS VOTED AS ONE OF THE TOP THREE YOGA INSTRUCTORS BY RICHMOND MAGAZINE. With some teachers, the lessons are planned. They are practiced. They are rehearsed. And they are perfected... Read More →


Saturday July 28, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm
Masonic Temple ~ Theater 80 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA

1:00pm

Rebel Rebel
Limited Capacity filling up

“In a society that profits from your self doubt, liking yourself is a rebellious act”. Become a rebel. Let go of negativity and stand up for change - within yourself, within your community, within your world! This mixed-level flow class is intended to allow your authentic, child-like self the space to breathe and be. Deep stretches that feel amazing will make this rebellious act irresistible. Awake from savasana truly loving your badass self & feeling awesome about it...ready to inspire rebellion in others!

Presenter
avatar for Chelsey Korus

Chelsey Korus

Chelsey Korus is quickly becoming one of yoga’s foremost teachers and philosophers. She’s been featured in PopSugar, Prevention Magazine, Yoga Journal, Women’s Fitness, Mantra Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Shape, and is one of the top teachers on Yogaglo. Along with an exceptional... Read More →

Musicians
avatar for DJ Sol Rising

DJ Sol Rising

Sol Rising's original soundscapes evoke feelings of bliss throughout an eclectic mix of electronic music and hip-hop. Born in Vancouver BC, Sol Rising began meditating at age four with a walking mantra technique. His mother took him to visit numerous spiritual teachers, who inspired... Read More →


Saturday July 28, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm
YMI - OM Sanctuary Room 39 South Market Street, Asheville, NC, United States
 
Sunday, July 29
 

8:00am

Sunday Morning Yoga of Sound
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore one of the most ancient and powerful forms of yoga- the yoga of sound vibration. Learn about how sound has been utilized to shift consciousness in cultures around the world as well as in the science and medical fields. Experience a special morning 'vocal vinyasa' yoga singing practice designed to help you tune the instrument of your body-- creating deeper resonance, suppleness, and power in your voice. Experience a playful rhythm session guided by Gwendolyn to help you get in touch with your inner drummer. And savor the power of delightfully bringing song and dance together to awaken joy and brighten your soul. No singing or musical experience is necessary.


Presenter
avatar for Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band

Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band

New Orleans' Sean Johnson & Wild Lotus Band are celebrated as one of the guiding voices of bhakti yoga in America, sharing concerts and workshops year-round. Sean is also the founder of Wild Lotus Yoga in New Orleans, the Soul School teacher training program, and BHAKTImmersion. This... Read More →


Sunday July 29, 2018 8:00am - 10:00am
YMI - OM Sanctuary Room 39 South Market Street, Asheville, NC, United States

8:30am

Awakening Awareness & Gong Bath
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Awakening Awareness combines pranayama, mudra, essential oils, and a gentle, yet active Kundalini yoga practice that will help you access, clear, and stabilize your center of awareness. We will end with a Gong Bath to further enhance your ability to connect with your truest essence. From this grounded space, you will be ready to re-enter the world in more whole and embodied way.

Presenter
avatar for Stacey Vann

Stacey Vann

Stacey has been sharing the transformative & integrative path of yoga around the globe since 1997. Her teaching style is infused with laughter, energy, & love. She encourages her students to attain stillness, contentment & freedom through a commitment to sadhana (daily spiritual practice... Read More →


Sunday July 29, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
Masonic Temple ~ Theater 80 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA

10:30am

Feminist AF
Limited Capacity filling up

Let’s celebrate the strength and confidence of women, uniting together as we move and dance to your favorite female-empowering songs! The music and flow of this class will ignite feelings of connectedness to self and to the sisterhood of ladies in your life and around the world.

Presenter
avatar for Chelsey Korus

Chelsey Korus

Chelsey Korus is quickly becoming one of yoga’s foremost teachers and philosophers. She’s been featured in PopSugar, Prevention Magazine, Yoga Journal, Women’s Fitness, Mantra Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Shape, and is one of the top teachers on Yogaglo. Along with an exceptional... Read More →

Musicians
avatar for DJ Sol Rising

DJ Sol Rising

Sol Rising's original soundscapes evoke feelings of bliss throughout an eclectic mix of electronic music and hip-hop. Born in Vancouver BC, Sol Rising began meditating at age four with a walking mantra technique. His mother took him to visit numerous spiritual teachers, who inspired... Read More →


Sunday July 29, 2018 10:30am - 12:30pm
YMI - OM Sanctuary Room 39 South Market Street, Asheville, NC, United States

1:00pm

Bhakti Viñyāsa and Yin Yoga
Limited Capacity filling up

This all-levels session will begin with a brief presentation of Bhakti that can apply to all practitioners (including atheists and free thinkers.) From there we will move through a vinyāsa sequence that gently strengthens and lengthens all the major muscle groups of the body, followed by a gentle yin sequence that follows the major anatomy trains (back, medial, lateral and frontal lines.) After śavāsana, we will move into a kīrtan with universal mantras for peace and empowerment and end with Nāda Yoga (a deep listening meditation.)  


Presenter
avatar for Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

"Michael Johnson’s classes are a beautiful mix of music, exploration of the yoga sutras, well-sequenced asana practice, and devotion to the highest virtues of humanity- and peppered with tidbits of science and humor. In my opinion, it is a well-rounded experience which gently guides... Read More →


Sunday July 29, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Asheville Social Hall 81 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA

1:00pm

Easy Chill Vibes
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

In this laid back vinyasa yoga class, we’ll slow things down so that we can really drop in and enjoy the moment. If you’re looking for a way to recharge, reconnect, refresh and reset, this class is the perfect remedy. DJ Sol Rising's tracks of super chill songs will be the backdrop as MC YOGI will guide you into a deep state of ease and grace, stillness and peace.


Presenter
avatar for Amanda Giacomini

Amanda Giacomini

Amanda Giacomini has dedicated her life to uplifting people and creating more beauty in the world through yoga and art. From teaching yoga at the White House to presenting at some of the biggest yoga festivals, conferences and Asian Art museums in the world, Amanda infuses the ancient... Read More →
avatar for MC YOGI

MC YOGI

From living in a group home to becoming known as yoga’s modern day ambassador to the West, hiphop artist, MC YOGI is on a mission to introduce yoga to large, mainstream audiences. His latest album, RITUAL MYSTICAL, made history by going #1 on the Electronic charts. His first book... Read More →

Musicians
avatar for DJ Sol Rising

DJ Sol Rising

Sol Rising's original soundscapes evoke feelings of bliss throughout an eclectic mix of electronic music and hip-hop. Born in Vancouver BC, Sol Rising began meditating at age four with a walking mantra technique. His mother took him to visit numerous spiritual teachers, who inspired... Read More →


Sunday July 29, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm
YMI - OM Sanctuary Room 39 South Market Street, Asheville, NC, United States