Winter Workshops + Events

As we nestle into winter, join us for workshops + events to support strong immunity for your body and sweet clarity for your mind:

> Pop-Up Classes: Power Core Yoga w/ Melissa Rodriguez

Do you want to stay active + healthy this winter, when it’s so easy to let your energy stagnate? If you’re trying to avoid the winter weight – or nail your New Years resolutions – we’ve got you covered!

Join Melissa on Friday, February 8 // Friday, February 22 // Friday, March 8 // Friday, March 22  >>  5:45 – 7 PM for a Power Core Yoga class that will get you toned and sculpted. Expect to sweat, shake and get your core in shape!

// $14 drop-in > or 1 class credit // Space is limited: to save yours, click here – or call 828.246.6570 – or email



> Pop-Up: Belly Dance Through Yoga w/ TrishAnn Ward

Are you ready to connect with your body, accepting yourself as you are, while still working towards being stronger? Do you want your workout to be fun? If so, we have the perfect pop-up for you!

This class opens with breath work for grounding, and then slow yoga to build heat in the muscles. We’ll move on to a basic belly dance combination and end with a yoga-infused cool down.

Expect beginner’s level yoga and belly dance, great music, and positive energy to lift your spirits – and your metabolism! No prior experience in belly dance or yoga needed. Hip scarves provided. Wear comfortable yoga or workout clothes.

Join TrishAnn Ward on Saturday, February 9th, 12 – 1 PM for a fun belly dance + yoga fusion workout!

// $14 drop-in > or 1 class credit // Space is limited: to save yours, click here – or call 828.246.6570 – or email



> Partner Pop-Up Yoga w/ Tara Scarborough

We want to help you honor the people you love and appreciate in your life by letting you bring a friend for free to this Partner Yoga Class! Partner Yoga is not only light-hearted and lots of fun, it can also help you get more fully into poses in order to release stress + tension.

Join Tara on Thursday, February 14th, 6:45 – 7:45 PM and experience how partner yoga can enhance your practice! It’ll be fun!

// $14 drop-in > or 1 class credit // Space is limited: to save yours, click here – or call 828.246.6570 – or email



> “Gal-entine’s” Buti Yoga: Bubbles + a Buddy!

Bring your buddy to Buti! For this Valentine’s, we want to celebrate friendship by letting you bring a buddy for free! Get a great workout with fun, high-energy Buti Yoga, followed by connection and community with a splash (yes, those bubbles!)

Join Kayla on Friday, February 15th, 6:30 – 7:30 PM, for this Buddy + Bubbles edition of Buti Yoga and celebrate your friendship!

// $14 drop-in > or 1 class credit // Space is limited: to save yours, click here – or call 828.246.6570 – or email



> Pop-Up Classes: Level 3 Vinyasa Flow w/ Michael Edwards

Feeling the effects of holiday overindulgence? Or maybe just wanting to get your blood pumping + breath flowing during the sluggish season of winter? If you’re trying to avoid winter weight gain – or get in shape for the new year – we’ve got you covered!

Join Michael on Saturday, February 16th + Saturday, March 2nd, 12 – 1 PM for booty-kicking Level 3 Vinyasa Flow Yoga. Expect to challenge your breath, stamina and strength!

// $14 drop-in > or 1 class credit // Space is limited: to save yours, click here – or call 828.246.6570 – or email



> Slow Mindful Flow + Cacao Ritual w/ Maura Finn

Celebrate love in its purest sense by participating in a sacred Guatemalan cacao ritual. You have the option to join a slow flow yoga class before to the ceremony; then dive into music, laughter, a little movement and deep heart-centered connection with community, while sipping a tasty infusion of high-quality chocolate + spices (shipped in fresh from Guatemala!).

While there does not need to be a season or day to celebrate self-love, it is extra potent when we can gather together and open to the possibilities of our heart’s desires in communion with others. With the added element of heart-opening chocolate, we can tap into our limitlessness and be surprised by the mysteries waiting to be revealed.

Join Maura Finn on Saturday, February 16th from 4 – 7 PM. We will start with a Slow Mindful Flow Yoga practice from 4 – 5 PM (beginners welcome!); then transition into the cacao ceremony from 5:15 – 7:00 PM. Please bring your favorite mug, a journal, something to write with – and an open heart.

// Yoga + Cacao: $55 >> Cacao Only: $40 // Cost is $5 more at the door and space is limited: to save yours, click here – or call 828.246.6570 – or email



> Crystal Bowl Sound Bath w/Riitta Thrall

February is a month of purification and transition into new beginnings. Marking the halfway point between winter and spring, it is a time of change. This guided meditation will take you on a clarifying and focusing journey while you immerse the mind, body and spirit in a nourishing sound bath with crystal + Tibetan bowls and harmonious chimes.

Join Riitta on Sunday, February 17th, 5:30 – 6:30 PM for this relaxing musical experience. She will guide you through a clarifying meditation that will help you get focused about what’s next in your life, while you allow the beautiful sounds of singing crystal + Tibetan Bowls – and harmonious chimes to wash over you.

// $20 pre-register > or $25 at the door // Space is limited: to save yours, click here – or call 828.246.6570 – or email



> Feel Good Sitting: Somatic Education w/ Becca Goldstein

According to current data, the cause of our pain and dysfunction is not the amount of time that we spend sitting, but how we are sitting.

In order to improve our form when we sit, we must explore the source of movement and posture: the brain! In this intriguing workshop, you will be guided through a series of chair-based movements that recruit the power of your mind in finding ease + comfort when sitting.

This workshop is appropriate for all abilities! Join Becca Goldstein on Saturday, February 23rd from 2 – 3:30 PM to enlist the help of your brain in reducing pain.

// $30 pre-register > or $35 at the door // Space is limited: to save yours, click here – or call 828.246.6570 – or email


> Prenatal Partner Yoga w/ Roxy Robbins

In this 1.5 hour class, you + your partner will be both empowered and put at ease learning essential yoga techniques for labor and birth. These practices will help you find connection with one another and prepare for the journey ahead.

Roxy Robbins is a doula, childbirth educator and prenatal yoga instructor, part of the team at HomeGrown Babies. Let her show you how yoga can be a wonderful healing tool to minimize stress and address the common discomforts of pregnancy. Bring your partner and work together to set the tone for a nourishing, comfortable pregnancy – and an empowered birth.

Join Roxy on Saturday, March 2nd, 2 – 3:30 PM with your partner and help prepare for your bundle of joy!

// $50 per couple > or $55 at the door // Space is limited: to save yours, click here – or call 828.246.6570 – or email



> Partner Adjustments Workshop w/ Paula Bortolotto

In this fun and informative workshop, we’ll explore traditional yoga postures with a partner. After a brief warm up, we will experience poses with another body helping you reach a deeper sense of alignment and release in the shape.  As you trade places and assist another, the understanding of the pose comes full circle.

With your partner’s help, you’ll be able to both try new poses – and find deeper experiences of familiar postures.  Working together towards a “yoga goal” helps build a sense of community, understanding and trust, both with your partner and within the class as a whole.

Join Paula Bortolotto on Saturday, March 23rd, 12 – 2 PM to experience this playful expression!

// $30 pre-register > or $35 at the door // Space is limited: to save yours, click here – or call 828.246.6570 – or email



> All About Adjustments w/ Paula Bortolotto

(Yoga Alliance CE course for yoga teachers and movement therapists*) // One of the great benefits of being a yoga instructor is the ability to help others. This includes knowing and refining how to adjust your students during practice, to deepen their understanding of their anatomy – and the energetic component of Yoga. 

Often students are unaware of structural misalignments in their body. Sometimes, showing a student how to align themselves is not sufficient. Physical adjustments are often a silent conservation between student and teacher, and trust must be established before any hands-on approach is implemented.

Join Paula Bortolotto, E-RYT 500, on Saturday, March 23rd, from 2:30 – 5:30 PM to learn when and how to physically adjust your students. Learn what type of touch is most needed for a variety of students. We will explore adjustments for traditional asanas, such as standing, sitting, supine; as well as yin and restorative poses.

*This workshop is for yoga teachers and movement therapists. Earn 3 hours of Continuing Education Credits with Yoga Alliance.

// $30 pre-register > or $35 at the door // Space is limited: to save yours, click here – or call 828.246.6570 – or email

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