Entries by Amy

Lisa Konstandt

Lisa Konstandt (instructor) 10 years ago when Lisa discovered the joy of yoga and its many benefits she fell in love with the sense of calm, peace, and inner awareness she acquired from her practice. Since then, she has dedicated her time to practicing, studying, and sharing yoga with others. In 2016, she was compelled […]

Doris Kapner

Doris Kapner (instructor) I avoided practicing yoga until 2009 when it became glaringly obvious that it was meant to be part of my life. Like many people, I was too intimidated to walk into a yoga class not knowing what to expect. Luckily, the climbing gym I went to began having small yoga classes taught […]

Yvette Harrold

Yvette Harrold (instructor) Yvette began practicing yoga in 1997 in the basement of a Charlotte church, and she greatly values this early learning experience with Kripalu teacher Mary Lou Buck.  Yvette quickly determined that yoga was a powerful way to enhance her physical workouts and to bring better life balance.  She knew that the practice […]

Ann Hambright

Ann Hambright (instructor) Ann Hambright, RYT 200, completed Subtle Yoga teacher training in 2009 under the guidance of Kaoverii Weber.  Ann was introduced to yoga in 2003 by a dear friend.  The two decided to walk into their first yoga class almost on a whim; it turned out to be an Ashtanga inspired class that […]

Cristin Gregory

Cristin Gregory (instructor – Qi Gong) Cristin is the owner of Wellbeing, a holistic health clinic in Cornelius, NC, and she is a Licensed Acupuncturist (LAc) in the state of North Carolina. She is board certified by the NCCAOM in both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, and she has a four-year Master of Science in […]

Julie Flanagan

Julie Flanagan (instructor) Julie Flanagan, 200 CYT and 500 Yoga Therapist, has been teaching for 9 years.   Julie began yoga asana practices to relieve a very troubled and painful back, which she’d been suffering since childhood.   With scoliosis, degenerated discs, an extra lumbar vertebra and extensive arthritis throughout, she actually walked with a cane […]

Marjorie Dana

Marjorie Dana (instructor) Marjorie Dana grew up in Davidson and has lived in the Lake Norman area for over 25 years. She first tried yoga at Community Yoga in 2008 and became a certified yoga teacher a couple of years later to teach at her home studio. She is a real estate agent by day […]

Practicing Yoga – Being OK with yourself

First I would like to say, this Blogging business is new to me.  As you can imagine my thoughts were very clear in my mind, however my hope is that they land in a way that you also understand what I’m trying to say. This morning, I found myself contemplating the wonder of Yoga during […]

Why I Want to Teach Yoga

September 3, 2015 One of my first ever Yoga classes was life changing for me. It was as if my cells came alive and I knew I was home and doing the right thing. The safety, love and acceptance was like nothing I had ever experienced and I remember how very grateful I felt to […]

Community Yoga is proud to introduce our new Blogger, Kathleen Finn

Hello Community Yoga!

Amy has asked me to step in and do some guest blogging on her site. I am a childhood friend of Amy’s, a professional writer, a lifetime yogi, one-time yoga teacher and a food blogger. I am hoping I can share some of my recipes with you from my Pipelette blog as well as share other musings from on and off the mat. Thanks for reading.