Goodbye, but not farewell

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
         ~ Confucius

For the next month, we will celebrate our community at YOGAlicious Yoga Studio. Due to the rising demands of running a business, added to our already busy schedules, we have decided to close the doors at 147 E Main St, effective May 19th. We have thoroughly enjoyed sharing our love of yoga with our students, teachers, and staff. Now, it is time for each of us to simplify our lives.  We thank you for sharing the last eight years with us on our journey.  We couldn’t have done it without you!

We invite you to join us for classes, workshops and our potluck on May 18th.

Please continue to check our website and Facebook page for studio closing details (sales, etc.) and upcoming yoga events this fall.

May we meet again somewhere along the path.

Big love,

Adrienne, Catherine, and Monica

Ayurveda: An Ancient Healing System

Ayurveda Wksp 2014

Yoga on the Square, April 25

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Class Schedule

APRIL-MAY-JUNE CLASSES

Pre-Natal Series Starts April 8

PRE-NATAL SERIES

Yoga Boot Camp Starts April 8

Yoga Boot Camp Flyer- FINAL version

Glow Yoga & Dance Party, January 25

Glow Yoga & Dance Party, January 25

YOGAlicious sponsored  a fun and unique fundraiser for Hub-Bub on Saturday, January 25.  Guests “flowed and glowed ” while raising $1000 for Hub-Bub.

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Yoga on the Square- 10/25

Despite a nip in the air, there was a great turnout for Yoga on the Square Friday afternoon!  A gorgeous, sunny day warmed and rewarded those who participated.

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Congratulations, Graduates!

YLTTClassPlease help us congratulate our 2013 class of yoga teacher trainees: Jennifer Johnson, Heather Barton, Christian Hope, Katy Corbin, Jenny Connell and Toy Wong! Great job and namaste to you all.

YOGAlicious is offering a 2013-2014 teacher training class, beginning the third weekend in August. Please stop in the studio for more information or download the application at this link: http://yogaliciousyogastudio.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/tt-flyer-1.pdf.  Anyone interested in developing their yoga practice and understanding should consider this amazing opportunity!

Community Yoga Class

VCOMEventPlease join us for our NEW Community Yoga classes on Thursday evenings at 5:45pm! This hour-long, all-levels class is “pay what you can” (a.k.a. no set fee!), so please grab some friends, some spare change and join us for a fun, life-affirming practice!

April Newsletter

April Newsletter - info on upcoming workshops, a potluck, extended series, Kids’ Camp and so much more!

Please read, enjoy and join us soon in the studio!

YOGAlicious February e-Newsletter!

YOGAlicious February e-Newsletter!

“Freshly pressed” – please enjoy!

YOGAlicious January 2013 Newsletter – please read for lots of exciting news!

YOGAlicious January 2013 Newsletter – please read for lots of exciting news!

YOGAlicious has all sorts of exciting things going on – learn about them in our newsletter! Not getting our monthly newsletter? Sign up from this link as well! Especially check out our January schedule as there are new classes and time changes!

Adrienne Z Ables

Adrienne AblesAdrienne Z Ables, E-RYT 200, RYT 500
Co-owner of YOGAlicious Yoga Studio, Adrienne has been teaching yoga for over a decade. Her inspiration to teach came when her first beloved yoga teacher asked her to substitute one night. She hasn’t looked back since. Adrienne has studied with Stephanie KeachStacey Millner-Collins, Kelley Gardner, Sarah Faircloth and Martin Kirk. She completed her first teacher training at the Asheville Yoga Center and is certified to teach Vinyasa Flow, Restorative & Pre & Post Natal yoga. Adrienne’s emphasis is the process of taking lessons learned on the mat into your everyday life – where real yoga takes place.

Monica Eva Foster

Monica FosterMonica Eva Foster, E-RYT 500
Co-owner of YOGAlicious Yoga Studio, Monica Foster’s first introduction to yoga occurred in 1993 when she took class during a lunch hour. She immediately fell in love with yoga’s ability to open and strengthen muscles while at the same time calming and centering the mind.
She completed her first teacher training and became a registered yoga teacher in June of 2004 and holds special certifications in Children’s and Pre/Post Natal Yoga instruction. She is deeply grateful to have studied with teachers Stephanie Keach, Stacey Millner-Collins, Sarah Faircloth, Kelley Gardner, Desiree Rumbaugh, Christina Sell, Elena BrowerDoug Swenson, Edward Clark, Joe Taft, Ross Rayburn, Marsha Wenig, and numerous others. Foster has also studied Yoga Therapeutics intensively with Martin Kirk and philosophy with Douglas Brooks and Bill Mahony. Foster’s classes fuse humor, playfulness, and intelligence while integrating special emphasis on proper physical alignment. She aims to empower each student by helping them play their edge with safety and greater spatial awareness. Having lived around the world in places such as Los Angeles, Chicago, NYC, and Seoul, Korea, Foster’s previous professional experiences include work in the advertising and film industries. She is married with a daughter and enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, and the art of conversation. Her core belief is that it’s important to give back to both the local and global communities whenever and however possible. “We are all in this game of life together,” says Foster. “Why not do what we can to elevate one another as often as possible?” Her yoga practice helps her apply that philosophy daily, both on and off the mat.

Catherine Drennan Querin

Catherine QuerinCatherine Drennan Querin, E-RYT 500
Co-owner of YOGAlicious Yoga Studio, Catherine is a Spartanburg native. She began her foray into the fitness world at age nineteen when she became a certified personal trainer.  She works with special populations including seniors, those with Multiple Sclerorsis, severe arthritis, and high blood pressure.  Her first yoga teacher trainings were in 1996  before national certification was available. She completed the Stephanie Keach Yoga Alliance 200-Hour Teacher Training in 1999, the Advanced Teacher Training and also Vinyasa Teacher Training at the Asheville Yoga Center. After her studies with Stephanie at the Asheville Yoga Center she continued studying with Rod Stryker, Doug Swenson, Stacey Milner-Collins, Sarah Faircloth, Kelley Gardner, Betsey Downing, Bill Mahony,  Douglas Brooks, Scott Blossom, Stephanie and Michael Johnson, and Ana Forrest. In 2007 she took a workshop from teacher Todd Norian and knew she had found her true, passion in this unique style of yoga. She is a certified Thai Yoga Massage Therapist and nutritionist.  For the last seven years she has studied alignment-based yoga therapeutics. She offers individual sessions for those who prefer to focus on their goals, whether it’s to improve physical fitness, work with specific injuries or ailments, or for those who want to learn in a private setting.  She is also available for corporate or group classes.  Catherine says, “I am thankful for all of my teachers throughout the years, on the mat and off the mat. My greatest teachers are my family, my husband Steve, my daughter Grace, my son Nicholas and my incredible dogs Daisy and Ziggy.  Yoga to me is playful and fun and my intention for each class is for my students to walk out with a smile on their face.” Catherine is an artist who paints and works with mixed medias and owns a jewelry business with her mom, dots Jewelry.

Jenny Connell

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Jenny Connell, RYT 200

Jenny’s love of yoga started more than 10 years ago. Over the years, she has started many other activities, but has always returned to yoga. Her love of adventure guides her teaching. Jenny believes practicing and teaching yoga stretches not only the body, but also the mind. For her the joy in yoga is the newness of each experience.

She was thrilled to become one of YOGAlicious’ first teacher trainees and received her 200-hour teaching certificate in 2013. Jenny is also a traveler, writer, hiker, an occasional runner and knitter.

Nikki Caulk

Nikki CaulkNikki Caulk, RYT
Nikki Caulk has been practicing yoga for ten years and received her 200-hour Yoga teacher certification from the Asheville Yoga Center in 2005. Her teaching draws on her training in Vinyasa Flow, Kundalini and Ashtanga yoga and her experience in the creative arts and community work.

Marie Chan

Marie ChanMarie Chan, RYT 500
Marie was introduced to yoga over ten years ago and started practicing on her own to add flexibility, balance, energy, strength and endurance, both physically and spiritually. That blend became the focus of her classes. Inspired by all her teachers and with a desire to incorporate Yoga as a way of life she went on to complete the 200 and 500 hour teacher certification programs at the Asheville Yoga Center. While trained in the dynamic style of Vinyasa Flow, she also incorporates elements of alignment, Yin, Therapeutic and Restorative Yoga. She also teaches Senior and Prenatal yoga. Marie resides in Rutherford County where she teaches at local studios and at Isothermal Community College continuing education.

Audrey Hope

Audrey HopeAudrey Hope
Audrey is a Spartanburg native. She began practicing yoga 12 years ago to increase flexibility and balance for her passion for rock climbing. She became certified to teach Children’s yoga in 2009 through the Angel Bear Yoga program in Highlands, NC. Audrey’s creative approach to teaching ensures children an engaging experience while learning the principles of yoga. Audrey is full of energy and light and enjoys playing and teaching yoga to children.