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Community Kirtan
@ Asheville Yoga Center

3rd Wednesday of every month
7:00 - 8:30pm

Join us for an evening of inspiring Kīrtan and community with Michael Johnson and friends!

Open your heart with Bhakti devotion to enjoy the presence of community and celebrate the divine energy within. With music and devotion, we will create a space for sangha (community) with one another.

Everyone is welcome, no previous experience required.

All Donations will benefit the Asheville Yoga Center Teacher Training Scholarship Fund

Foundations of Meditation 4 Week Series
@ West Asheville Yoga

September 17 - October 8, 2023
6:00 - 7:00pm


– 4 in-person sessions

– 4 powerful meditation techniques

– 28 daily emails with guided meditations

– daily email support

– access to an optional daily live-stream guided meditations from 6-6:20am EST followed by Q and A

– a certificate of completion worth 15 YACEUs


Want to learn 4 powerful meditation techniques gradually, step by step? The Foundations of Meditation begins September 17th!

Each session builds on the one before it. With 20 minutes of practice a day you can learn how to develop automatically stable, clear and calm attention (śamatha), insight that interrupts the causes of suffering (vipaśyanā), an abundance of positive emotions for healthy relationships (mettā) and the skill to sort out your thoughts on a wide range of issues (vicāra).

Yoga, Meditation, & Neuroscience
@ Asheville Yoga Center
[In-person & Online]

December 15 - 17, 2023

Special Guest: Dr. Will Hamilton


One of the most difficult things we can do in life is to be fully awake and present for ourselves and for the people we love and care about. Join us for a weekend of Yoga, meditation, and mindfulness practices that will help bring your body, mind, and heart into a state of harmony. This weekend will offer you a firm foundation in the traditional teachings of meditation along with insights from the latest research in contemplative neuroscience.


In this workshop you will learn:

- 5 Foundational Meditation Techniques

- Anatomy of the Brain and Nervous System

- How each Technique Changes the Brain Over Time

- How Polyvagal Theory Applies to Meditation

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