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Bikram Yoga Columbia SC

4715 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC 29206
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  • Teach Training

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Bikram Yoga Columbia SC helps transform the mental and physical health of clients in Columbia through yoga classes. These classes include Bikram, yin, vinyasa flow, and cardio flow yoga. It is also the first Bikram yoga studio that opened in the city of Columbia and has a 1,500-square-foot yoga room fitted with mirrors, heating systems, and eco-friendly flooring. Its owner, Lacy Carbone, is a certified Bikram and vinyasa flow yoga teacher who has been in practice since 2011.

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4.9 / 5 (3)

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Blue Oasis

6729 Two Notch Road, Columbia, SC 29223
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  • Hot Yoga

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Blue Oasis Yoga & Holistics is open to clients within the Columbia area and its neighboring communities. Its instructors include Wendellyn Ladapo, Zuri Wilson-Seymore, and Jenny Heiser, who conduct classes involving a variety of wellness drills such as sakhi yoga, hatha yoga, and meditation. Ladapo is also experienced in different styles of belly dancing, including Modern Oriental, American Tribal, and Turkish, which she teaches in classes. Heiser, who is an aspiring physical therapist, works to incorporate Pilates routines into her yoga practice.

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5.0 / 5 (4)
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Chapin Yoga Center

104 East Boundary Street, Chapin, SC 29036
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  • Power Yoga

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Chapin Yoga Center is a studio with a variety of yoga classes for practitioners of all sizes, shapes, abilities, and skill levels. This Chapin-based yoga studio was established in 2015 and offers in-studio and online classes, such as yin and flow, yoga sculpt, stretch and strengthen, power yoga, and yoga barre. The studio also offers family yoga, a parent-child class geared toward elementary- and middle-school-aged children. Thai and deep tissue massage therapy services are also available in the studio.

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5.0 / 5 (3)

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City Yoga

2121 College Street, Columbia, SC 29205
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Founded in 2003, City Yoga serves the Columbian community by offering a comprehensive range of yoga classes and special events for all yoga practitioners. Grounded in the foundations of tantric yoga philosophy and alignment, the class offerings include gentle yoga, meditation, restorative yoga, and align & flow yoga. This studio provides all necessary yoga props and welcomes all types of clients, including beginner to seasoned yogis, children to senior adults, and those suffering from chronic injury pain.

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Fit Columbia

2121 College Street, Columbia, SC 29205
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Fit Columbia has made its services available in its locality since 2011. The contemporary fitness studio provides various classes and services, such as beginner-friendly yoga and aerial yoga. Fit Columbia features a 40-foot yoga wall, a prop that can intensify and support any yoga session. Company owner Angela Yong Sellers has supported fellow minority fitness professionals by providing them with training and employment opportunities. Fit Columbia has yoga classes taught in American Sign Language, handled by a deaf/hard-of-hearing instructor.

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Inscape Yoga

910 Knox Abbott Drive, Cayce, SC 29033
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  • Power Yoga

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Inscape Yoga is a fitness studio serving Columbia. Its owner, Missy Jones, had been working a state job prior to establishing the studio. Considering yoga as a way for her to relieve her stress, she turned her passion into a way to help others find inner peace and self-confidence. The studio offers nondogmatic classes at varying difficulties, which focus on breathing exercises and yoga postures. Inscape Yoga's other services include restorative, alignment, and yin yoga classes.

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5.0 / 5 (1)

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Mindful Living Studio

1407 Cherokee Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169
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Mindful Living Studio is a yoga practice serving Columbia. It offers vessel yoga classes through executive coaching, immersion retreats, and online courses. Its team also specializes in a mindfulness-based stress reduction curriculum for stress and pain management. The studio's owner, Diane Barnes, has handled training for groups in the areas of corporate wellness and academia. Additionally, she is a founding ambassador for a business initiative in reclaiming balance in individuals, families, and relations, which is called Take Back The Garden.

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Namasté Yoga

1085a Lake Murray Boulevard, Irmo, SC 29063
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Namasté Yoga is a studio that provides regular and walk-in yoga classes to the residents of Columbia. The studio's yoga classes are tailored to its clients' physical abilities, personal preferences, and schedules. Clients can join private or semi-private classes. Namasté Yoga was founded by Amy Sizemore in 2002. Amy has certifications in vinyasa yoga, Viniyoga, prenatal yoga, and anatomy and biomechanics yoga. She began teaching yoga in 1997 and established her yoga school in 2012.

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4.6 / 5 (9)

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Palmetto Yoga

111 Sparkleberry Crossing Road, Columbia, SC 29229
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Palmetto Yoga is a yoga studio owned by Josee Madison. It offers yoga classes in Columbia along with other wellness services. Madison started to fall in love with yoga several years ago due to a health scare. Apart from practicing yoga, she is also a Master of Karuna Reiki, which is a holistic technique to reduce stress. The studios' yoga classes include chair yoga, restorative yoga, candlelight yoga, Yin yoga, and yoga for a healthy spine. Palmetto Yoga provides private classes for big and small groups.

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5.0 / 5 (47)

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Pink Lotus Yoga Center

711 East Main Street, Lexington, SC 29072
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  • Restorative Yoga

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Pink Lotus Yoga Center is a yoga studio cultivating a safe, non-competitive, and non-judgmental space for practitioners and learners coming from Columbia. It offers a variety of yoga classes for all levels. These include beginner basics, vinyasa, yin, restorative, and stretch yoga. Pink Lotus Yoga Center’s owner, Nicole, practiced yoga to heal from Grave’s disease. She invites fellow yogis to conduct classes and workshops time and again to provide a fun and welcoming atmosphere in the studio she established.

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Seva Yoga of Columbia

631 Chimney Hill Road, Columbia, SC 29209
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Seva Yoga of Columbia provides in-studio and online yoga classes in the metro. Its classes are available in a variety of styles, including Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Kundalini. Each style has a combination of movement, breathwork, and meditation to help students improve their physical, mental, and emotional health. It believes in Nichiren's saying, "If you light a lantern for another, it will also brighten your way." Seva Yoga of Columbia's mission is to bring the healing benefits of yoga to everybody, regardless of background and resources.

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Two Turtles Yoga

Lexington, SC 29072
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Two Turtles Yoga serves clients in the Columbia area. It offers a range of yoga classes to help students increase their overall strength, develop flexibility, improve posture, and reduce stress. These classes include gentle yoga and basic yoga. The studio also conducts corporate, private, and semi-private sessions. Two Turtles Yoga is committed to providing a safe space for individuals without competition and judgment. Its owner, Dorothy Abercrombie, has 500 hours of yoga instructor certification.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does someone become a yoga instructor?

To become a yoga instructor, one must first complete a yoga teacher training course or YTTC. There are several course programs ranging from 200 to 500 total hours. Once certified, yoga instructors can train students as independent contractors, work in gyms, and open their own yoga studios. Since there are several types of yoga, instructors can build their skill sets with continuing education courses.

How much do yoga instructors make?

The pay rate for yoga instructors varies greatly depending on the type of yoga classes being taught, experience levels, and price points dictated by yoga practitioners. In general, a yoga teacher's salary at a yoga studio ranges between $31 and $35 per hour.

How do you clean a yoga mat?

Yoga mats should be cleaned by hand with mild soap and warm water, then thoroughly rinsed to prevent soap residue buildup. Another option is to submerge the mat in warm, soapy water. Once dried, you can also spray the yoga mat with disinfectant spray to freshen it up and eliminate potential lingering germs and bacteria.

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