Memorial Day Class Schedule
Yoga for Golfers Workshop (*hint: great gift for Dad!)
Equipment needed: 6- or 7-iron, yoga mat, towel and water.
Cost is $25. Sign up online or at the Front Desk.
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
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Sunday, February 16 from 1-3 pm
Join two amazing teachers, Kelly and Brooke, for a weekend of learning and growth as you learn how to support students in their practice with intuitive assists and adjustments, while expanding your knowledge of all the postures.
This training is a must for all those wishing to learn more about their own practice, and develop a clearer understanding of alignment. Also a requirement to join the In-Room Teacher Assistant Team at Southern Om.
Teacher assistants earn a credit of two yoga classes for every one class they assist at Southern Om.
Cost is $350. Sign up here.
February Charity Class Night
Please join Kelly Judge as we rock the house this Valentine’s Day in support of the Upstate chapter of the American Heart Association. Kelly will lead you through an upbeat Southern Flow class with love and fire! Cash and check donations are welcome (suggested donation is $10). You may also donate online at their website and bring us a receipt.
Sunday, March 2 from 1-3 p.m.
As spring approaches, our bodies, minds, and spirits ready themselves for increased activity, lightness, and exploration.
Please join SO Instructor Silica Larkin for two hours of gentle movement, breathwork (pranayama), and guided meditation to immerse ourselves in the qualities of Spring. No yoga experience necessary.
Cost is $25. Please bring a mat, towel and water.
Attendees will also receive a complimentary essential oil sample!
Sign up here.
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New Year’s Class Schedule
Tuesday, December 31
6 am Southern Flow with Kristen
8:15 am Slow Flow with Stephanie
10 am Southern 26 with Athena
12 noon Power Hour with Sarah
4 pm Power Hour with Jane
*5:30 and 7:15 classes are cancelled*
Wednesday, January 1
*6 am cancelled*
8:15 am Slow Flow with Stephanie
10 am Southern Flow with Athena
12 noon Power Hour with Kelly
5 pm Southern 26 with Silica
7 pm Southern Flow with Erick
The staff at Southern Om wishes you and your loved ones a holiday filled with joy and thanksgiving! Whether you are looking to sweat off holiday pounds or escape the stress of visiting relatives, Southern Om will be open every day offering your favorite classes. Shop on Black Friday and your class that day is free!
Black Friday Savings Event
- We have ordered a limited supply of a special item from your favorite yoga and athletic wear company. Items will be marked 50% off for one day only. Other boutique items will be marked down so be su re to shop early and stock up for the holidays (or for yourself!)
- Make any clothing or retail purchase on Friday and your class that day is FREE!
- All 5-class cards are 50% off! Must purchase at the studio.
With the Thanksgiving holiday comes a season of gratitude. As most yogis know, showing gratitude is part of our yoga practice. It is important to show gratitude to yourself for showing up on the mat and to honor your practice each and every time.
As we prepare for the holidays and the stress that can often come with it, consider attending one of our upcoming workshops. Silica will be doing a two-part OM for the Holidays series starting with a Back Care Workshop on Sunday, November 17 and finishing with a Pranayama Breathing/Meditation Workshop on Sunday, December 8. You can sign up for these workshops here.
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BLACK FRIDAY SALE!
The Southern Om boutique will be celebrating Black Friday on November 29 with a 50% off savings event on a limited supply of your favorite yoga and athletic wear. Make any clothing and yoga accessory retail purchase on Black Friday and the class you take that day is free! More specials will be announced later in the month, so stay tuned!
SUPPORT THE GENEROUS GARDEN PROJECT FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8
Flow for a cause on Friday, November 8 during the 6:45 class! While this class is normally $5 (a $10 savings from the drop-in rate), on the 2nd Friday of the month, we ask our students to make a donation that will go towards the studio charity of the month (suggested donation is $10). All proceeds from the class go to charity and this month we are excited to announce that The Generous Garden is our charity of the month! Visit www.generousgarden.org for more information!
ALL UNCLAIMED LOST & FOUND ITEMS WILL BE DONATED TO CHARITY ON NOVEMBER 15
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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.
July Charity Class
Support Crossroads Group Home on Friday, July 12
Come flow for a cause on Friday, July 12 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.
Crossroads Group Home offers programs for young women who are victims of sexual abuse from all over the state of South Carolina. These programs facilitate emotional healing and growth, physical health, basic education, restorative independent living skills, social and recreational functioning and vocational pursuit. Residents take part daily in the routine of a working farm and animals, children and families are integrated whenever possible.
Visit www.crossroadsgrouphome.com for more information!
SO Welcomes Ginnie Conley-Suleyman
Southern Om welcomes new instructor Ginnie Conley-Suleyman to our teaching staff. Ginnie hails originally from upstate New York. She was trained as a yoga instructor when she worked at Canyon Ranch Resort in Lenox, MA. She has worked with and been schooled by practitioners of Asthanga, Kripalu, Iyengar, and Hatha yoga.
In addition to teaching at Southern Om, Ginnie has a full-time job as a sports performance coach at Acceleration Sports Institute, part of Greenville Health System.
Ginnie will be teaching the early morning Southern 26 series. Come enjoy this invigorating morning sequence of 26 static postures – sure to start your day with energized muscles and a calm peace of mind!
Summer Challenge Underway!
Program is inspiring LOTS of extra practices
Southern Om kicked off its 2nd annual Summer Challenge on June 12. The SO Challenge is a 70-day challenge designed to get you on the mat often with great prizes at the end. It is not too late to get started! All you have to do is practice! If you practice 70 times, you will earn 2 months of unlimited yoga. 50 practices earns you one free month and 30 practices (or more) earns you a free t-shirt.
Our leaders are:
Laurens Flanagan, Anna Gagnon and Teresa Sampson
The SO Summer Challenge is open to any and all yogis and is free to participate. At the end of the 70 days (August 20), there will be three awesome prizes, depending on how many times you hit the mat! Use this as an inspiration to take your practice to another level.
Read more about what is happening at the studio in this month’s newsletter: http://conta.cc/1az3xMB
Charity Yoga Class Supports Lindley’s Alliance for Disabled Youth
Come flow for a cause on Friday, June 14 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. Reigning Miss Greenville County Lindley Mayer has two disabled siblings who who inspired her to start her own 501(c)3 charity in 2004, Lindley’s Alliance for Disabled Youth, to help other children who have disabilities.
Lindley will be at Southern Om on Friday, June 14 at 6:15 to meet everyone and kick off the charity class.
Visit www.lindleysalliance.org for more information!
Whole Foods Market Presents Film Screening at Southern Om on June 15
FREE SCREENING: VANISHING OF THE BEES on Saturday, June 15 from 6-8 pm. We are sharing the buzz about the disappearance of bees around the world. This free screening will be hosted by Southern Om. Light refreshments will be served in the lobby at 6 pm. The film will begin promptly at 6:15. Seating will be picnic style; bring a blanket or pillow. Limited space available. Free. RSVP 864.335.2300.
Summer Challenge Kicks Off June 12
Earn Free Yoga AND Get Perkville Points! Just Practice!
Read more about what’s happening at Southern Om in June.
40 Days Program Starts March 3
Join SO instructors Athena Seay and Stephanie Benbenek on a 40 Day journey that will TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE, YOUR RELATIONSHIPS, and YOUR PRACTICE. In 40 Days, we gradually build and deepen our yoga practice, daily meditation, and nutritional awareness. The program begins Sunday, March 3 and concludes Sunday, April 14. The weekly meetings will be every Sunday (skipping Easter Sunday) from 1:30-3:00 pm. Cost of the Program: $280 - Includes UNLIMITED yoga, weekly meetings, 40 Days to Personal Revolution by Baron Baptiste, journaling workbook, and final celebration; $140 - Includes weekly meetings, 40 Days to Personal Revolution by Baron Baptiste, journaling workbook, and final celebration; $122 - Includes weekly meetings, journaling workbook, and final celebration. Alumni from SO 40 Days can repeat program for 50% of cost. Click here to sign up.
All Day Immersion with Baron Baptiste in Charleston, S.C. – Saturday, March 23
This empowering all-day immersion with Baron Baptiste will leave you inspired and “up to something big” on your mat and in your life. Whether you are a brand new to yoga or a seasoned practitioner, Baptiste All-Day Immersion will leave you lighter, focused and more powerful! Everyone who wants to attend must register online directly with Baptiste Programs. Cost is $250 for the program, excluding transportation, lodging, etc. A group of Southern Om students and instructors are planning to attend and are organizing transportation and hotel arrangements. If you would like to be a part of this group, please email Kelly Judge at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hungry For Change Movie Night – Saturday, March 30 at 7 p.m.
From the creators of the best-selling documentary FOOD MATTERS comes another hard-hitting film certain to rock your world. HUNGRY FOR CHANGE exposes shocking secrets the diet, weight loss and food industry don’t want you to know about; deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more. Find out what’s keeping you from having the body and health you deserve and how to escape the diet trap forever. Featuring interviews with best selling health authors and leading medical experts plus real life transformational stories with those who know what it’s like to be sick and overweight. Learn from those who have been there before and continue your health journey today. This film will be shown in the Southern Om lobby area at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 30. Please bring a pillow or bolster to sit on. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event! Sign up today.
Your Yoga: Back Care Basics Series of Workshops Begin April 21
Do you suffer from low back pain, upper-back pain or neck pain? So many of us suffer from back pain either periodically or on a chronic basis. But everyone’s back pain is not the same! Learn more about keeping your spine and healthy and happy through discovering more about your own back, plus simple, gentle exercises and mindfulness training for your optimum back and spine health. Class is appropriate for all levels, including students new to yoga! Come join SO instructor Silica Larkin for this three-workshop Your Yoga series designed to give you tools to make your yoga practice your own, tailored to your body’s specific needs! The cost is $20 for each individual workshop or you can purchase all three for $55. Workshop Schedule: Your Back Care Basics Sunday, April 21 from 1 – 3 pm; Your Wrist and Shoulder Care Basics Sunday, May 5 from 1 – 3 pm; Your Knee and Ankle Care Basics Sunday, June 2 from 1 – 3 pm. Sign up today!
Fall has officially arrived, and with it comes a change in weather and soon a change in daylight hours. Our bodies may be experiencing an adjustment period and with the change in schedule now that kids are back in school and Fall activities are in full swing – it is more important than ever to find time for the mat. Click link below for more.
Brice Hipp and Jac Cheboratis are gearing up for another powerful 40 Days to Personal Revolution program, starting October 14 at Southern Om.
The program includes 40 days of unlimited yoga, Baron Baptiste’s book 40 Days to Personal Revolution, Southern Om Journal, weekly meetings, nutritional guidance, meditation guidance, and community support.
Join us on Thursday, October 25 from 4-8 pm at the Southern Om Boutique for our second annual Fall Shopping Event. Click link below for more.
Jumpstart your weekend with our Friday 6:45 Class!!! Click link below for more. Click link below for more.
Hot yoga is great for skin in winter. Click link below for more.
Southern Om celebrated its Two Year Anniversary, on June 12, by launching the Southern Om Summer Challenge. Click the link below to see the results.
The Charity of the Month for September was Pendleton Place. All proceeds from the Friday, September 14, 6:45 class were donated. To read full story follow link.
September is National Yoga month and Southern Om is participating. Click the link below to find out how to get a Free Week for anyone new to SO.
Check out the Southern Om Yoga Boutique for all the best in yoga and active wear in Greenville.
Southern Om Hot Yoga hosted it first Donation Class on June 8, 2012 for the Ally Martin family.
June is our anniversary month and we have lots of exciting news to report!
On June 12, Southern Om will be celebrating 2 years of serving the Upstate yoga community and we want to celebrate BIG! We are launching the SO Summer Challenge with big prizes, including up to 2 months of free yoga! Are you up to the challenge? See Link Below!
Southern Om will also be kicking off a storewide Anniversary Sale on June 1! From June 1 to June 12, you can save 10% on everything in the store, with select items 15-25% off. Wow!!! See Link Below!
Also, be sure to check out the new summer schedule. There are lots of changes and we hope you like them! See Link Below!