There are many new age and alternative healing modalities that have caught on in Asheville, NC, and yoga is among the most popular. In fact, some of the larger Asheville Yoga studios have been in existence for 30 or more years, opening long before yoga had made it into mainstream culture in the United States.
Types of Yoga Offered in Asheville
There are many types of yoga, ranging from very slow moving forms to extremely energetic, active forms. Some forms of yoga stick to strict principles developed thousands of years ago in India, while others have adapted to suit the needs of the fast paced fitness culture of the United States. A few of the traditional styles of yoga taught in Asheville are: Hatha, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Bikram, Integral, Kripalu, and Kundalini Yoga. Other types of yoga offered in Asheville, including some Americanized versions, are: Power, Prenatal, Chair, and Yoga for Kids.
Finding an Asheville Yoga Class or Studio
To begin your search for an Asheville Yoga Class or Studio try our Asheville Yoga Directory. Within our directory we have listed a wide range for yoga studios and individual teachers offering all of the various types of yoga listed above. If you are having trouble finding the right class or studio from our directory consider trying an advanced search from a major search engine such as Google or Yahoo. Try searching for the exact type of yoga you are looking for followed by “in Asheville.” For example if you are looking for Hatha Yoga, then you might try searching for “Hatha Yoga in Asheville.”
Other Movement Therapies in Asheville
Yoga is only one of several popular movement therapies taught in Asheville, NC. Other movement therapies found within our Alternative Health Care section include: Chi Kung (Qigong), Pilates, Dance Therapy, and Tai Chi Chuan. Movement therapy studios in Asheville also teach other therapies that have not been given their own directory. Two such therapies are the Feldenkrais Method and Nia.