Back Care Workshop

Back Care Workshop

*Space Still Available*

Sunday, July 27 from 1-3 pm with Silica & Sarah Oliver

This will be a full-body experience blending directed effort, release, and attention to bring us closer to full, healthy functioning in the spine. The spine is our central point, the basis for everything we do in our bodies, but we can become disconnected to it in one or multiple areas, manifesting as pain/restriction in the spine itself, or in the major joint areas--hips and shoulders.

Join Southern Om teachers Sarah Oliver and Silica Larkin as we explore the 5 principles of re-engagement and awakening of the spine and the relationship of major joints to the spine for maximum suppleness, health, power, and ease.

Equipment needed: yoga mat, towel and water. Cost is $25.  Appropriate for yogis at all levels.

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Yoga For Athletes Workshop, Mobile App Launch & Class Cancellations

Class Cancellations for April (due to Teacher Assistant Training)

Friday, April 11 6:45 pm $5 Friday Saturday, April 12 2 pm Southern 26 & 4 pm Southern Flow

Southern Om Launches Mobile App!

The Southern Om Yoga Mobile App is now live in the Apple and Google Play stores!  Usable for the iPhone, iPad and Android platforms. See class times and teachers in real time, right from your mobile device!  Android users, click here.  Apple users, click here.  You will be taken right to the Southern Om Yoga app.

Yoga for Athletes Workshop

Sunday, April 27 from 1-3 pm with Ginnie, Silica and Sarah Oliver Learn how yoga can help the athlete in all of us!  Cost is $25 and class is suitable for yogis at all levels.  Bring a mat, towel and water.  Sign up here.

Krishna Das "One Track Heart" Movie Night

Saturday, April 26 at 7 pm in the Southern Om lobby. Krishna Das has been called yoga's "rock star." With a remarkably soulful voice that touches the deepest chord in even the most casual listener, Krishna Das - known to friends, family, and fans as simply KD - has taken the call-and-response chanting out of yoga centers and into concert halls, becoming a worldwide icon and the best-selling chant artist of all time, with over 300,000 records sold. His first studio recording in a decade, "HEART AS WIDE AS THE WORLD" invests KD's magnetic chanting with an electrifying rock 'n' roll sensibility informed by a lifetime of experience and musical love." courtesy of krishnadas.com *FREE* Showing  Sign up here. Read more in our current newsletter.

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Holiday Yoga Class Schedule

Southern Om Holiday Class Schedule

Sunday, December 15 - 6 pm Southern Flow is cancelled due to the Staff Party Tuesday, December 24 - 6 am Southern Flow, 8:15 Slow Flow, 10 am Southern 26, 12 noon Power Hour - NO EVENING CLASSES Wednesday, December 25 - 12 noon Southern Flow, 5 pm Southern 26 - CLASSES ARE FREE ON CHRISTMAS DAY!

December Charity Class

The 2nd Friday of the month is our charity class where you pay what you can and all proceeds go to a designated charity.  Join us at 6:45 pm on Friday, December 13 as we flow for a great cause - the Mauldin Miracle League where Every Child Deserves to Play Baseball!  Cash and check donations are welcome - suggested donation is $10.  Visit www.mauldinmiracleleague.com for more information!

Give the Gift of Yoga

Gift Cards Make Great Holiday Gifts!  Buy yours online or at the studio in any denomination!

December Newsletter

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Studio Adds Fall Yoga Wear, New Teachers and Workshops

Charity Flow Class Raises Funds for Greenville Family Partnership

Come flow for a cause on Friday, October 11 at the 6:45 Southern Flow Class.  While every other Friday 6:45 is $5 Friday, once a month we invite Southern Om clients and friends to enjoy a high energy yoga class and make a generous donation to that month's charity. Our own Kelly Judge will be teaching so we know it will be a great night to raise lots of money!  Suggested donation is $10 and 100% goes to the charity.  Visit www.gfpdrugfree.org for more information!

Inversion Workshop with Kristen Albert 

Sunday, November 3 from 1-3 p.m.
Join Kristen Albert in an insightful, playful inversion workshop that will begin with a thematic Vinyasa flow designed to prepare your body for inversions. The workshop will discuss the many benefits of inversions while offering insight and techniques for headstands, forearm balances, handstands, and shoulder stands for students of various levels.  Cost is $20. Due to limited wall space, this workshop is limited to 20 students, so sign up today to ensure your space! Come learn the classic inversions and some new fun ones!
Click here to register for this great workshop!

SO Welcomes Sarah Oliver to Teaching Staff

Yoga found Sarah Oliver back in 2004 when training and racing for endurance sports began to cause wear and tear injuries on a consistent basis. Once she landed on a yoga mat, she quickly learned to fully appreciate the mind, body and soul connection that only yoga seemed to be able to provide. In 2008, she received her 500 Hour Yoga Alliance certification through Sunstone Yoga in Dallas, TX and has been teaching and continually learning ever since. With a B.S. in Health Promotion, encouraging and enabling others to live a healthy lifestyle is what Sarah is truly passionate about.  She is also certified in Itsy Bitsy Yoga ©, SPINNING©, STOTT© Pilates, and is a USA Triathlon certified coach.  Sarah will be teaching the Southern Flow series at Southern Om.  Welcome Sarah!

Pose of the Month: Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)

In Sanskrit, Dhanu translates to bow. Asana means pose. The body looks like an archer's bow. As the spine is toned and made flexible becoming elastic with practice, the abdomen is toned in this posture.   In Dhanurasana, as in all backbends, it is important to protect your lower back by keeping distance between the vertebrae in your lower spine.   This is accomplished by tilting the pelvis by moving the coccyx toward the pubic bone while simultaneously lifting the ribcage up from the pelvis.  This action should be maintained throughout the pose.  It keeps your lower back long with space between vertebrae and helps prevent back injury.

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Greenville Yoga Studio Celebrates National Yoga Month

September is National Yoga Month! Bring a friend for a free week of yoga! Southern Om is proud to participate in National Yoga Month, sponsored by the Yoga Health Foundation! All new students to Southern Om may print out a free one week pass from the following website that is good until October 30. Send this link to your friends and family and bring them to a class at Southern Om. You have experienced the amazing benefits of increased flexibility, detoxification, and greater clarity of mind and spirit - now share your love of this practice with others! One week of free yoga coupon available at: yogahealthfoundation.org/one_week_free_yoga New Clothes Have Arrived! SO Boutique Has New Fall Items in Stock We have lots of new items in our boutique from your favorite athletic wear! Be sure to stop in and see the new Fall styles and colors. Limited sizes are available so hurry in! September Charity Class Support A Child's Haven on Friday, Sept. 13 Come flow for a cause on Friday, September 13 at the 6:45 Southern Flow Class. While every other Friday 6:45 is $5 Friday, once a month we invite Southern Om clients and friends to enjoy a high energy yoga class and make a generous donation to that month's charity. Suggested minimum donation is $10 (it all goes to the charity)! You may bring cash or a check made payable directly to the charity for tax deduction purposes. A Child's Haven provides therapeutic intervention and prevention services for families and their young children who experience developmental delays as a result of abuse, neglect or poverty. Visit www.achildshaven.org for more information! Summer Challenge Results Southern Om kicked off its 2nd annual Summer Challenge on June 12 and the last day to participate was August 20. The SO Challenge is a 70-day challenge designed to get you on the mat often with great prizes at the end. This year's results are amazing!  A total of 28 students had 30 or more practices between June 12 and August 20. Read our September newsletter for all the fantastic results! Meet Jackie Lattimore This SO member had a record 92 practices during the SO Summer Challenge! Her yoga journey began after years of suffering from the affects of lupus. Lupus is a chronic inflammatory condition that can affect various organs such as the skin, blood, respiratory, musculoskeletal, kidney, and heart. "Practicing yoga helped heal my mind and body. It allowed me to release the stress and turmoil that I was feeling about how my life and body had changed." Read more in this month's newsletter! Check out these stories and much more in our September newsletter at http://conta.cc/130pIqq.

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