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Evolution: This is Yoga

posted 03/22/17No comments

Often in our yoga classes, we talk about the evolution of our practice. We move, stretch and breathe to expand our hearts, clear our minds, and find ease and joy in our bodies. No two practices are ever the same, because we are in a constant state of progression.

Like our yoga practice, our studio is in a constant state of evolution, too. This year, we opened up to a heartfelt re-examination of just what we are here to offer you, as yoga teachers, as a studio, as a space where people come together to practice in mutual support. We realized that, under our noses, our core purpose has grown and evolved, and we are excited to share it with you, on our new website, in our emails, and, of course, in our classes!

Our Reason for Being

Our purpose – our reason for being – aligns with who we really are as teachers and yogis. Consider this: we are bombarded with images of “perfect” yoga. You know, perfect bodies, on perfect beaches, doing perfect poses. Instagram and juice cleanses. But that isn’t us. And, more importantly, that isn’t most people who walk into The Bindu, week after week, rolling out their mats and losing themselves in concentration, practice, relaxation, and maybe a few laughs.

Yoga is about so much more than having a perfect body and doing perfect poses — and so we have decided to speak out even more about that, and use our studio to promote a healthy, realistic image of what yoga is.

Are you ready to evolve? Let’s leap together! Ok… here it is, our newly-charged, heart-centered, zap of yoga goodness coming right at you . . .

This is Yoga

We believe that yoga helps us be the best versions of ourselves.

  • Yoga is not about perfection; it’s about authenticity.
  • It’s isn’t about beauty: it’s about being your best.
  • It isn’t about pretzel-like poses; it’s about your breath.

Through asana (physical movement) you stretch and strengthen your body, but you also get to connect with, and grow, areas of your brain that are essential to you being you.

Not only will your body get an incredible treat, but yoga invites you to connect with yourself on much deeper levels.

Our teachers are passionate about honoring YOU and they are highly skilled, giving you the tools you need to joyfully work at your own level, while challenging you in a way that is safe and honors your particular needs.

Let’s Make Yoga Real Again

We hope you will join us in committing to making yoga real again. Post your version of “This is Yoga” on our Facebook page, using blocks, straps, or other props to celebrate the journey of becoming the best versions of ourselves.

And, please come on over and check out our new website! So much love and work went into designing a space that really reflects who we are, so that when you visit it, you’ll feel right at home. All of the familiar items are there, including our class schedule, special events and online pass purchases. We’ve also revamped our About Us page. So, please take a look and let us know if there’s anything else you’d like to see on our site.

Before signing off, we want to extend a special thank you to Gianni and Nola for helping launch our beautiful new site.

With much love and gratitude,

Sari and Sally

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The Bindu - Lake Norman Yoga Studio


The Bindu is a community focused, heart-driven, Lake Norman yoga studio that offers a wide range of classes for all levels of experience.

Whether you're a first-timer, or a passionate yogi - at The Bindu Yoga Studio you'll find a warm, friendly and challenging way to take care of yourself in a genuine and welcoming atmosphere.

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