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The Pelvis and Core in Yoga with Dr. Nevin Markel
Saturday, November 22; 1:45-3:45 pm

  • » Learn How the Pelvis and Hips are the Key To Asana
  • » What Core Stability Truly Means
  • » How the Pelvis Affects Spine and Shoulder Function
  • » Finding Your Pelvic Position In Yoga Practice
  • » Unlocking Hip Rotation for a Healthy Spine
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Jivamukti Workshop with Tai Dorn
Saturday, December 6; 1:34-3:45 pm

The practice of Jivamukti is a path based upon the five tenets: Ahimsa (non-harming), Bhakti (devotion), Dhyana (meditation), Nada (deep listening) and Shastra (scriptural study such as the Yoga Sutra, Bhagavad Gita, etc.) Jivamukti class consists of meditation, sanskrit chanting, sutric study and a rigorous asana practice. In this workshop you will be introduced to the Jivamukti method, exploring the 5 tenets of the practice, the energetic tools of pranayama and bandhas as well as the beauty and bhakti of sanskrit chanting. This practice will take you on a transformational journey directing you to reconnect with the divine source within.

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“Live Your Life” Weekend with Desiree Rumbaugh

January 16-18, 2015 | RYT 500 Credits

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Please join us in welcoming Desiree Rumbaugh for a weekend of inspiring yoga and community. With 27 years of experience, Desiree continues to gain deeper insight and understanding of this powerful practice. From this inquiry she is able to offer continuous innovation to students of all ages and all levels of experience, from brand new beginners to seasoned teachers.Friday, January 16 6:00-8:30pm Hip Openers: How Much is Enough?


January 23-25, 2015
RYT – 500 Credits

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Therapeutic Training with Cora Wen
RYT 500 Credits; Cora’s Yoga Bloom Lab Therapeutic Program
DATE(S): February 5, 2015 – February 8, 2015

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200 Hour Yoga Studies Program (RYT)

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The Enlighten Yoga RYT 200 teacher training program provides students with a STRONG FOUNDATION in the science of yoga for anyone looking to enhance their knowledge of yoga and personal practice. We value the rich tradition of yoga and will discuss ways to merge this ancient practice with modern times. From day 1, you will have a chance to step onto your mat in a safe and supportive environment allowing you to gain confidence and feel empowered as you begin your journey toward becoming a teacher and forever a student with a love for this beautiful practice!!
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500 Hour (E-RYT-500) Teacher Training Program

The 500 hour teacher training program at Enlighten Yoga is unique in that it emphasizes the eight limb path and encourages participating students and teachers to take their yoga deeper. Our teachers include Kino MacGregor, David Keil, Peter Sterios, Cora Wen, Blair Lewis, Corina Benner, Desiree Rumbaugh, John Tennant, John Churchill, and Marcy Braverman just to name a few.

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Prenatal Yoga Teacher Certification

Enlighten Yoga is the ONLY Yoga Alliance certified 85 hour Prenatal Yoga Studies Program in North Carolina! Four weekend modules – learn the most effective tools and information to teach to our beautiful pregnant yoginis.

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Enlighten Yoga is the premier yoga studio in Charlotte, NC

Enlighten-Logo-Web-SmallVoted Best Yoga Studio in Charlotte, we offer over 65 yoga classes weekly to fit every individual’s needs, including Yoga Basics for beginners, Hot Yoga, Yin, Prenatal, Yoga for Athletes and Ashtanga, and specializing in a unique and inventive vinyasa-based power yoga.From it’s staff and classes to workshops and teacher training, Enlighten Yoga excels!  Our staff is exceptionally well trained and frequently continues their education.  This is exemplified in the quality and diversity of our classes.  Enlighten Yoga offers numerous workshops throughout the year and attracts well known guest instructors.  Our teacher training is comprehensive and the best the area has to offer.

Enlighten Yoga at Performance Rehab Assoc  offerings are taught by Enlighten Yoga teachers having experience with athletes and yoga anatomical training. Performance Yoga classes are not athletic yoga classes, instead, teachers offer a variety of postures geared toward increasing range of mobility in hips, shoulders, spine, wrists, and ankles with a focus on functional movement. Pace of the class varies at times it may be dynamic with more of a strengthening component and at others it may be more restorative.

Please come and join us at Enlighten Yoga, the premier yoga studio in Charlotte.  We look forward to practicing with you.

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