Find the Yoga Class That is Right for You!
We offer a variety of yoga classes at The Yoga Center yoga studios in Smithfield and Goldsboro, NC. Our yoga classes and descriptions are listed from the beginner to expert student.
Sundays Relax & Renew
Sundays are for therapeutic movement and restorative yoga. Each class is designed to gently and with great self-compassion, improve range of motion, muscle strength and power, and to reconnect you with the calming breath. Each restorative class brings the opportunity to relax jangled nerves, sooth sore muscles, prepare for the coming week with a calming practice.
Smithfield location only Sunday 4:30-5:30pm (returns in September 2014)
Mindful Awareness Meditation
Meditation is now offered at both studios. Mindful Awareness Medidation is a technique that helps us unlock ourselves from habits of unconscious reaction to the new possibilities of responding and being in our daily lives. Discover the positive benefits of meditation in your life.
Smithfield location only every 3rd Wednesday from 7:00-8:00pm
Goldsboro location only every 3rd Monday from 5:45-6:30pm
Posture fundamentals yoga class is designed to allow you to slowly, within your own comfort zone, learn and explore the yoga postures. In each class we will concentrate on 4-5 static poses, taking time to prepare the body and mind for an in-depth experience. At the end, we connect them all together, integrating the postures into an easy and explorative flow. This class is open to all levels—beginners, too!
Smithfield location: Tuesday 6:00-7:00-pm
Goldsboro location: Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm
Morning is a strengthening yoga class. Tone muscles, stabilize joints, and focus on muscles that are critical to supporting the spine. When combined with Tuesday morning stretch, and Yin or Flow Yoga on Wednesday evening, you will have a wonderful yoga practice that enhances your health & wellbeing.
Smithfield location: Thursday 9:00-10:00am
Goldsboro location Wednesday 9:30-10:30am
Monday can get here way too fast sometimes. Come to our Monday rewind, undo, and start the beginning of the week over again class. This is designed as an all levels/beginners class. Modifications are offered to bring comfort and ease to the postures if challenge is not what your body is calling for. This class will mix statically held and dynamic movement to develop range of motion and strength. Plenty of time to chill down and relax at the end of the class.
Goldsboro location Monday 4:30-5:30pm
Similar to Posture Fundamentals but this class will focus more on introducing the various yoga poses and developing the skills of deep body and breath attention. This is an all levels class as modifications are offered. If you are a practicing yogi, stepping back into basics and slowing down to review and renew your present practice is always a benefit.
Smithfield location Thursday 6:00-7:00pm
Goldsboro location Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
All Levels Yoga
If the week day has too many evening commitments, bring yourself into our Saturday morning class. If the week has thrown you off track, find your center again by joining mind and body in our all levels yoga class. If you feel you need to reset your body and regain your focus, this class is designed to offer you space to regroup and rebalance. Enjoy the positive physical and emotional energy of yoga.
Smithfield location Saturday 10:00-11:00am (Returns in September, 2014)
Belly Dancing with Xenia. A fun filled adventure into the world of belly dancing. This 6 week session begins April 14, 2014. An introductory class that is designed to be fun, accessible but to also develop the correct techniques of this ancient form of expression that is uniquely female. Learn belly dancing in a safe and private setting.
Goldsboro location Monday 7:00-8:00pm (Returns in September 2014)
This class focuses primarily on lengthening muscles, increasing range of motion, and developing general flexibility. Keeping the body flexible encourages better balance and enables smoother, easier motion. Learn different yoga postures while understanding the use of breath to open the body and facilitate a healthier physical state. A fundamental class that is perfect for beginners or experienced yogis. Modifications & props offered to accommodate beginner students.
Smithfield location Thursday 9:00-10:00am
Goldsboro location Friday 9:30-10:30am
Easy Does it Yoga
A great place to begin. Introducing stretching and strengthening of the body slowly and with gentle consideration. Especially good for individuals that are entering into a beginning fitness program after a period of inactivity, or after an illness or chronic issue. This class is one hour. A Gentle Beginner Class.
Smithfield location Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm
Goldsboro location Wednesday 11:00-12:00pm
In this class you will learn to move from one pose to the next in synchrony with the breath. The flexibility, strength and balance that the yoga postures bring to body and mind are integrated into this slightly more energetic class in a friendly and welcoming environment. A great class for individuals looking to introduce a moderate cardiovascular element to their wellness plan. All Levels though familiarity with the yoga poses and breath control will be helpful.
Goldsboro location Monday 9:30-10:30am (Saturday 10:30-11:30am returns September 2014)
When Friday arrives, head to the studio for some end of the week yoga. Gently invigorating, exploring and restoring. A perfect way to end the busy week and turn your attention on you.
Goldsboro location Friday 6:00-7:00pm
Take a bit out of the lunchtime rush and join us for this 40 minute yoga class. Gently realign your body, relax your mind, and get ready for the rest of the day. A 6 week session with one class per week every Tuesday from 12:10-12:50pm.
Goldsboro location Tuesday 12:10-12:50pm