5 yoga studios offering virtual classes in Birmingham

Wishing my home looked more like the Practice Works studio right now. Photo via @practice_works on Instagram

Let’s be honest, we all need a little (or a lot of) ~zen~ in our lives right now. Thankfully these Birmingham yoga studios are stepping up and offering online classes. Here are a few to check out—plus, all the details you need to know. Nama(stay) inside, Birmingham.

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Jazz up your workout routine with these 4 aerial yoga studios in Birmingham

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Hey, Alexa. Play “Chandelier” by Sia. Photo via Be Studio.

Ready to switch up your workout routine? Birmingham is home to several aerial yoga studios where you can test out your acrobatic skills. Don’t let looks fool you—it’s a full-body workout! Check out these 4 local studios that offer aerial silk classes.

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Your guide to a not-so-typical Valentine’s Day in Birmingham

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A speed dating game show on Valentine’s Day? I’m down! Photo via Max Rykov & Associates

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Do you know what that means? Shelves full of discounted chocolate come Feb. 15! Well, that and out-of-the-box local events that’ll make you reconsider those dinner reservations. Whether you’re single and ready to mingle or happily partnered, here are 8 unique ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Birmingham.

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Practice Works Grand Opening

Come see and tour the space, join us for a meditation or movement class, check out the Yoga Wall, be part of the Labyrinth Walk, mingle with our family of practitioners, and enjoy getting to know a few like-minded wellness enthusiasts.

We’ll also have our friends from blueroot co., Chocolata, and Harvest Roots Ferments offering up samples to taste and enjoy. 🌱

GRAND OPENING SCHEDULE:
10:00 – Practice Works OPEN!
10:30-11:15 – Yoga with Becca Impello
11:00-11:30 – Tai Chi/Qi Gong with Stephen Guesman
11:30-12:30 – Lunch available for purchase from blueroot
12:30-1:15 – Meditation with Sheri Bagwell
12:30 + 1:15 + 2:00 – Yoga Wall sample classes (45 min each)
2:00-3:00 – Restorative Yoga with Suzanne Graham
3:00-3:20 – Sound Bath with Tibetan Singing Bowls, led by Jessica Carmon
4:00-6:00 – Labyrinth Walk (Learn more here.)

*Note: Registration is recommended for classes. Sign up online here.

We can’t wait to see you!

Practice Works Grand Opening

Come see and tour the space, join us for a meditation or movement class, check out the Yoga Wall, be part of the Labyrinth Walk, mingle with our family of practitioners, and enjoy getting to know a few like-minded wellness enthusiasts.

We’ll also have our friends from blueroot co., Chocolata, and Harvest Roots Ferments offering up samples to taste and enjoy. 🌱

GRAND OPENING SCHEDULE:
10:00 – Practice Works OPEN!
10:30-11:15 – Yoga with Becca Impello
11:00-11:30 – Tai Chi/Qi Gong with Stephen Guesman
11:30-12:30 – Lunch available for purchase from blueroot
12:30-1:15 – Meditation with Sheri Bagwell
12:30 + 1:15 + 2:00 – Yoga Wall sample classes (45 min each)
2:00-3:00 – Restorative Yoga with Suzanne Graham
3:00-3:20 – Sound Bath with Tibetan Singing Bowls, led by Jessica Carmon
4:00-6:00 – Labyrinth Walk (Learn more here.)

*Note: Registration is recommended for classes. Sign up online here.

We can’t wait to see you!

Practice Works Grand Opening

Join us for our grand opening celebration! 🎉

Come see and tour the space, join us for a meditation or movement class, check out the Yoga Wall, be part of the Labyrinth Walk, mingle with our family of practitioners, and enjoy getting to know a few like-minded wellness enthusiasts.

We’ll also have our friends from blueroot co. and Harvest Roots Ferments offering up samples to taste and enjoy. 🌱

GRAND OPENING SCHEDULE:
10:00 – Practice Works OPEN!
10:30-11:15 – Yoga with Becca Impello
11:00-11:30 – Tai Chi/Qi Gong with Stephen Guesman
11:30-12:30 – Lunch available for purchase from blueroot
12:30-1:15 – Meditation with Sheri Bagwell
12:30 + 1:15 + 2:00 – Yoga Wall sample classes (45 min each)
2:00-3:00 – Restorative Yoga with Suzanne Graham
3:00-3:20 – Sound Bath with Tibetan Singing Bowls, led by Jessica Carmon
4:00-6:00 – Labyrinth Walk (Learn more here: https://veriditas.org/New-to-the-Labyrinth)

*Note: Registration is recommended for classes.
Sign up online: https://www.practice-works.com/classes/class-schedule/

We can’t wait to see you!

Yoga in the Gallery

Join Shannon Hancock and Kerry Burgess in Space One Eleven’s Visual Arts Gallery for a truly unique experience. Practice yoga and view Space One Eleven’s current visual arts exhibition, The BOMB, curated by Atlanta-based artist Larry Anderson. Combine your appreciation of art with an exploration of the idea of Ahimsa, or non-violence, through a yoga class for all levels. The class will combine a lively Ashtanga Yoga-based flow with the deeply relaxing postures of Somatic Yoga. Class will be set to live guitar music and paired with a short talk on the current exhibition.

$15

Drop-in

Open to all ages and skill levels. (Minors should be accompanied by an adult.)

Call (205) 328-0553 ext. 24 or email KristenJMcArthur@SpaceOneEleven.org with questions.

12 Birmingham yoga studios you need to know about including Areo Joe’s aerial yoga

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It’s nice to have you in Birmingham yoga classes. This guide will prevent you from feeling upside down and overwhelmed by the area’s offerings. Photo by Rachel Callahan

I know it can be intimidating to walk into a new yoga class, whether you’re a long-time practitioner trying a different studio or a first timer. I’ve practiced yoga regularly since 2011 and have taught since 2014, but I still get nervous when I try someplace new! But the guide to Birmingham yoga classes is here to help. Continue reading “12 Birmingham yoga studios you need to know about including Areo Joe’s aerial yoga”

Small business Monday – spotlight on Abundance Yoga

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Nancy Rhodes, owner of Abundance Yoga. Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

Have you been thinking about getting physically and mentally healthy in the new year?  Think that yoga isn’t possible for your body type or ability?  Think again!  Nancy Rhodes shares her love for helping all people feel good about their bodies in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday! Continue reading “Small business Monday – spotlight on Abundance Yoga”

Your Guide to Yoga and Pilates around Birmingham

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Bham Now has covered Yoga spots throughout Birmingham before, but we wanted to keep you updated with a guide to new trends, places, prices and fun additions. Yoga is a great way to achieve better fitness. It energizes your mind and body and strengthens your muscles as well. Pilates can do the same as well. Continue reading “Your Guide to Yoga and Pilates around Birmingham”