Try one of these five Charlotte yoga classes from home today.
A home yoga practice has been a wonderful reprieve from the stress and uncertainty of daily life right now. Whether you’re a season practioner, a teacher yourself, or thinking this is a great time to try yoga out, right from the comfort of your living room or backyard on a nice day.
These are a few of the studios and instructors who are still carefully crafting classes of all variety to leave your mind, body, and spirit feeling a little lighter. To all the teachers out there, yoga and otherwise, cheers to you. We are so grateful for the gifts you’re providing.
Melting Point Hot Yoga
Melting Point has a variable schedule each day for live Zoom classes, as well as classes stored on their YouTube page. For both live and YouTube classes, donations are welcomed and each instructor has his or her own Venmo or PayPal account. Take an athlete-focused deep stretch class with Lindsay R., family yoga with Cindy, a tailored core flow with Katrina, or a creative vinyasa class with Sterling.
Gotta Yoga is using Zoom to bring virtual classes to your living room. Buy a class pass, or use your membership if you’re already a member. Their “new student special” provides 2 weeks of yoga for just 20$. Ashley offers fun, challenging, uniquely sequenced power and flow style and Sara teaches accessible flow style classes for just 8$.
Vibe5 offers a variety of yoga (and some strength) classes. Right now, they’re running a four week new student special for 45$. Book your class from their website, in Mindbody or from the app and then hop on Zoom. Try Jen E’s powerful, sweaty flow class or Dawn H’s slow flow yoga.
Ishine has a full schedule on Zoom daily with many of their instructors still putting out content. As a new student or a current member, you can enjoy a creative flow class with Nora, a restful yoga nidra class with Anita, or a prenatal yoga class with Genevieve for the expecting mamas. Sign up on Mindbody and hop on.
Essential Thrive & Chakti Yoga
Lauren took her beloved chakti yoga classes virtual. You can sign up, register in advance, and take class on Zoom. She is is also offering weekly classes through @essentialthrive and some private Zoom sessions as well.
If you’re into yummy, gentle deep stretch and restorative-style classes, a Lake Norman area teacher named Ilse Hermkens is offering a donation-based class via Zoom every Thursday at 7:30 pm. Visit her Instagam @ilsehermkens for details and the Zoom password and get ready to get cozy.
And, if you like powerful yet gentle classes with an ashtanga influence, try out Charlotte and LKN area instructor Carole Frey by visiting her @freespiritedwanderer. She is offering weekly Zoom classes.