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Why Choose AYC?

Asheville Yoga Center is a community center dedicated to offering a wide variety of yoga styles to the public. Our wide-range of yoga classes will serve complete beginners and advanced yogis alike. We have beginner yoga classes for those in rehabilitation or those who have been away from their yoga practice for a while and need some inspiration along with offering the finest yoga workshops, retreats and yoga teacher trainings.

It is the mission of Asheville Yoga Center to provide the highest education of yoga. All of our yoga instructors teach with compassion and acceptance. Love is the aim of yoga, and we at the Asheville Yoga Center strive to walk in that love at all times.

Asheville Yoga Center

  • Largest yoga center in the region
  • Over 100 yoga classes per week
  • Only purpose-built, solar-powered yoga campus
  • Highest concentration of experienced, certified, world-class yoga instructors in the region
  • Dedicated guest services staff to assist you
  • Living Wage certified employer
  • Serving Asheville over 20 years

Studio Information and Guidelines

No need to pre-register. Drop-ins are always welcome.  We suggest arriving 10-15 minutes before your first class at Asheville Yoga Center.  We will ask you to fill out a simple waiver form and orient you to the space.

All Levels Welcome! All yoga classes are open to all levels of students. Our instructors are adept at offering options for multiple levels of practitioner. Beginners are encouraged to start with beginner-friendly classes.

Parking. Please make use of our free parking lots. Street parking is also available.

Arrive on time. As a courtesy to your yoga instructor and fellow students, we request you that you arrive on time.

Busy classes: Some of our yoga classes may fill to capacity.  We recommend arriving 10 minutes early for your class in order to ensure a space.


Children Policy

Children 11 and under can attend a class with a parent or guardian. They should arrive 10-15 minutes prior to class for teacher’s approval. Students 12-17 may attend any class by themselves providing they have a parent/guardian sign a waiver. Additionally, we recommend anyone under 18 avoid taking any of our HOT classes.

Parking Options

We have three on-site parking lots available for students. When you arrive, look for the “Yoga Parking” signs.  Additionally, there is on-street parking spots available on Liberty St and Orange St.

Come Clean

We practice saucha (cleanliness). Please come clean to your practice. We have shower facilities you are welcome to use before and after class.  Please also avoid any strong scents.


We like to think of our studio as a sanctuary! Please silence you phone when you arrive.

No Glass

For the safety of our students, glass containers are not allowed inside the building.

Mats & Props

We have mats and props available for your use! These are located inside the studio room so you can help yourself.  We do offer a $2 mat rental should you prefer to practice on a higher quality Manduka mat, just ask the front desk.

Sign In

Please sign in before you place you mat.  By taking care to register, you will ensure that our wonderful instructors get paid for your visit.

Have a question for us?

Our staff is kind, knowledgeable, and ready to help.

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See you in class!

Check out our class schedule to register for a class, or come to one of our workshops or events.