Mint Hill Yoga

Yoga for EveryBody

February 25, 2014
by Bettie Shea
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Additional Beginners Class Added

In response to recent high demand for Beginners classes, please join Bettie Shea on Tuesday evenings at 5:30 for Beginners Yoga. This series of classes will begin Tuesday, March 11, and run the 11th, 18th, 25th, 1st, and 8th. Class is 75 minutes long and the series will cost $40 for five weeks.

February 14, 2014
by Bettie Shea
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Saturday Morning Beginner’s Yoga Classes Added to Schedule Permanently

The trial run of Beginner’s Yoga on Saturday morning from 9-10 has been so successful we have decided to add it to our permanent schedule starting in March! Cost of the class will be $35 for five consecutive Saturdays pre-paid to Kiesha. The class is 60 minutes long. To pre-register, email Kiesha at kiesha@yoga-me.org to let her know to save space for you!!!

January 3, 2014
by Bettie Shea
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Beginner’s Yoga Classes Coming Soon!!!

Per your requests, we are adding Beginner’s Yoga to our regular schedule.

Join us  for Beginner’s Yoga classes beginning in February.  

 On Saturday mornings, join Kiesha Battles for a four week Beginner’s Series from 9-10am at a cost of $25 for the series, paid directly to Kiesha when you arrive. Dates of the Saturday series are February 1,8,15, and 22. This class is being offered on a trial basis for the month of February only. If attendance is sufficient, we will re-evaluate and perhaps add the class to the schedule on a permanent basis.

WELCOME BEGINNERS!!!

September 11, 2013
by Bettie Shea
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A Softer, Gentler Vinyasa

Hello All!

For a while now, I’ve been trying to come up with a name that really captures the spirit of how we approach flow, or vinyasa classes here at Mint Hill Yoga. If you’ve ever attended one, you know that though you flow, and you probably sweat and get your heart rate up, you still feel…you still feel. That’s it.

We aren’t in such a hurry to rush through our sun salutations, warriors, and triangles that we fail to take time to notice how we are feeling, inside and out. Asana touches all parts of us, not just our physical bodies, but the subtle bodies as well.  There ought to be an awareness of what is going on with you emotionally and spiritually in each moment, in every breath. Where are you holding tension? Is the jaw locked? The face tense? Notice, and let go. Be mindful.

Therefore, as soon as I can get time to make the changes, all our vinyasa classes are going to be called MINDFUL VINYASA.

Kiesha Battles gave me the idea last Saturday, and I think it works. Thanks, Kiesha.

October 3, 2012
by Bettie Shea
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The Studio Space is Opening Sunday, October 7!!!

I’ll make this one quick, because I’m so excited, I can hardly sit still to type. Mint Hill Yoga’s new studio space will open to the public for classes this Sunday at 3pm. The first class offered will be Fusion Flow, and it will cost $10 cash only. Doors open at 2:30!! Come early to get your space. I must stand firm at 8 students because with props scattered around it gets very crowded very quickly!!!

Be sure to check the class tab to see what classes are offered daily, and I hope to see you soon!!!!

August 18, 2012
by Bettie Shea
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Coming Soon…A Studio Space!!!

Coming some time in the next month, that is to say, as soon as I can tear down some ugly shelves, paint the walls, and bring in some pretty shelves for props and shoes, I will be the proud owner/manager/teacher of a studio!!! YAY!!!

Located in the Lofts at Mint Hill at 7714 Matthews Mint Hill Road directly across from an addiction of mine, Cottage Yarn(www.cottageyarn.com), and directly next door to Pottery 51(I collect), the new space is sweet and perfect. I knew it the moment I walked in. I knew I had to have it, and that six or eight students would fit beautifully.

I didn’t want a big place. I don’t want to compete with big money making studios. I just wanted to create a small, safe place in Mint Hill where ordinary people could come relax and replinish their bodies and souls, and this space will do that. I know I won’t make lots of money, but that’s okay. To me, that isn’t what yoga is about anyway. If I get enough cash to pay my rent and eventually buy a nice floor for the studio, I’ll be happy.

I’ll let you know when I’m ready to open, and I hope you’ll come visit me. In the meantime, I’ll post photos of every step in the renovations!!!