Isn't Fat Bad?!

Are you under the impression that fat makes you fat, contributes to heart disease and is generally unhealthy? Research over the past several years debunks these myths. There are great health + weight loss benefits from eating a diet rich in nuts, avocados, fatty fish and some oils.

In this 2-hour workshop, we will explore Omega 3 vs. Omega 6 fatty acids, saturated and polyunsaturated fats and the latest science behind fat and health. You will take away practical tools and tips to eat for optimum health and weight, including adding healthy fats to your diet.

Join Sara Lewis this Saturday, November 17th, 2 - 4 PM. Space is limited: to save yours, use the form below or register on our class calendar.


Ready to make 2018 your best year yet? Come experience how yoga can change your mood, body and life for the better, helping you to be your very best self.

Let our skillful instructors + variety of classes + rejuvenating massages help you reach your new years' resolutions!

No matter what your level of yoga experience or wellness goals, Waynesville Yoga Center offers the best teachers, classes and instruction in the area.

Check out our variety of classes: including Mixed Level Flow, Tai Chi, Gentle Restorative, Buti Yoga, Qi Gong, Chair Yoga, Pilates + Yoga Fusion, Beginner Flow, Yoga Basics - and much more.

We also offer a ton of cool workshops - private yoga - massage + bodywork - and special events.



Yoga For Everyone - learn. heal. be happy.



What do we offer? See the complete schedule, including workshops, retreats, and special events. (Access the massage calendar here).

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See a complete list of pricing for classes, specials, events and more. (Click here for massage + bodywork pricing).

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Class Descriptions

Class Descriptions

Waynesville Yoga Center offers a variety of classes, including multiple yoga styles, Pilates, Barre, Tai Chi and more. We have something for every age, gender and experience level. Find out which class is your best fit, or try them all!

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Waynesville Yoga Center
274 S Main St
Waynesville, NC 28786