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to Yoga Gem LLC
full service yoga center, Yoga Gem’s mission is to deliver excellent
yoga at value pricing to all students, regardless of experience level
or body type. Classes are leveled to gently encourage beginning
students and to challenge and cultivate the practice of more seasoned
at 4923 Carmichael Road, Yoga
Gem, LLC is just a little over a mile off I-85 from the Perryhill Road
or the Eastern Boulevard exit.
arrive 5-10 minutes early for class. Avoid eating two hours before
class. Do not wear perfume or scented lotions to yoga class. As you
enter the studio, look for the benches and remove your shoes and place
them on the shoe rack at the door. Please check in at the desk to the
left of the door. There are cubbies for your bags and jackets. Place
your mat in the yoga room and go get the props you will need. First
time here? Let us know and we will give you a tour.
Gem encourages students who have never studied yoga
with an instructor to sign up for a beginning session under the “BEGINNERS”
tab at the top of our classes/schedule page
and start at the beginning of the
session. These 6
week classes are
smaller and geared toward helping students develop good habits early in
to Wear and Bring?
comfortable clothes that do not ride up or
down. Make sure you
can move about easily. Mats
are available but after a few classes
students usually prefer to bring their own mat.
is available in any class you wish to attend except
for the beginning classes which have limited entry to insure all new
get all the basics. Unsure
is best for you? Look
descriptions under the class tab or call us at 334-202-2305.
Do I Pay?
your convenience, you may pay with a credit card in
advance on our web site. If you prefer to pay with cash check or credit
you get here, that is fine.
have three simple payment plans
for a one time “drop in”
passes for $60 which is $12 a class: expires in 60 days
month of unlimited classes for $70
is a 3-5 thousand year old system of using postures
(called asana) and breath (called pranayama) to yolk the mind and body
with the postures gives students an experience of working with relaxed
(according to Patanjali and the Yoga Sutras).
From the perspective of biology,
we would say the yoga student practice is being
in the parasympathetic nervous system, as
opposed to being on red alert
in the sympathetic nervous system.
Yoga Gem we hope students will learn to experience the art and science
relaxed effort both on and off the yoga mat.