Thanksgiving Week Schedule Changes and SNOW cancelations!

Wow, we are experiencing our first snow day so we’ve decided to cancel classes today (Wednesday.) Stay safe and warm!

Thanksgiving Week Schedule
There are a few changes but still plenty of opportunities to get your practice in.  
(We understand…you might need a little break from the holiday!)
Classes closed because of SNOW!
We’re closed. Family and food a priority (not necessarily in that order.) If you practice at home, share you photos!
Mysore, Yoga II and Kundalini Yoga are canceled.
Happy Hour Yoga at 4:30 is ON!
Of course you can also, Burn Your Bird with Taylor from 10-12.  See below.
Saturday and Sunday
No changes.  See you at The Center!
Enjoy your holiday and soak in all that you’re grateful for.
We are certainly blessed at The Center for our incrediblekula. ( 

Sanskrit: meaning “Family” or “Clan” or “Tribe”)

We are closed on Thanksgiving so we can all enjoy family and food.  Namaste everyone.  We are all so grateful to you, our wonderful kula.

Karuna Yoga Teacher Training Coming to The Center Winter 2015


Interested in teaching or deepening your practice? We are thrilled and honored to announce an upcoming teaching training at The Center. This is a very solid training with wonderful teachers including Michael Stone, philosopher, yogi, writer, activist. If you’re even the slightest bit curious. please read more, watch the video on the link below, and listen to your inner voice. You may never see the world in the same way again.

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Burn the Bird Yoga Celebration

annual-burn-the-bird-classwith Taylor Evans
Friday, November 28, 10:00am-12:00pm

Join Taylor for our 8th Annual Burn the Bird Class, an uplifting practice that is sure to heat things up and cleanse your body and spirit! Come fill your soul and give thanks for the abundance of your life as we join together in celebration through our yoga practice! Tell your friends, and reserve your spot early for this powerful and playful class as it has filled up in the past. Bring a water bottle, towel, and energy. Some yoga experience suggested.

$22 by November 21/$25 after

**Please note, our regularly scheduled 9am Yoga II Class will be canceled this day.


Yoga I – New Class as of November 12!

yoga-basicswith Keri Sue Brunk

Drop-In Students Welcome!

Wednesdays 6:45-8:00 pm

This level I class welcomes new students and those looking to revisit the foundations of yoga. With attention on breath and alignment, we will explore traditional yoga postures (asanas) in an atmosphere that encourages lightheartedness, laughter, and self-exploration. Modifications will be offered to provide a practice that honors each student’s individual ability and needs.

Keri Sue loves the beginning level classes and truly believes yoga can be accessible to all.  


Student Story from The Center: Matt Batton

Come to The Center on any given day and you’ll probably meet Matt. An extremely kind and dedicated student, find out how his journey started and has blossomed into something incredible.


“What I like about The Center is the variety of instruction, the different instructors and the different types of classes that are offered… I feel better now than I did ten years ago; and I look better! I’m learning, it’s the whole “process” thing; it’s putting me [in] the process of just being calmer. I tend towards [being] high strung, that’s my nature… and yoga is helping just to pull back, to respond and not react… Action and re-action, phew! That’s hard for me… But what I [learn] here I can take out of here [into my life]… I definitely get in touch with that unknown “whatever it is” here… And whatever it is, it’s working and it seems to be working for a lot of people. I feel at home here… The teachers and the community of students just go [together]. I can’t overstate that aspect of it.”

Matt Batton is our current featured “Student of The Center”. Curious about what else he has to say? Read the rest here or even better, stop by the studio to say hi, have a great class,  and meet him and other fantastic students!

Have something to say about The Center? Let us know! We’d love to chat.

Photo credit: Brian Ripley Photography


I really like The Center for giving me challenging and enriching yoga but also being at the human level. – Becca

Welcome to The Center of downtown Harrisonburg.  A place to feel safe, encouraged, and challenged since 2006.  A place to be with neighbors.  Make friends. Feel connected.  We have the most well-trained, devoted, and top instructors in the area and offer the most wide range of Yoga styles for yogis of all levels and ages.  We passionately understand that Yoga offers all bodies the chance to feel stronger, more balanced, and more comfortable.  Even more importantly, we know how Yoga can improve your overall sense of peacefulness.  Come visit.  Enjoy your journey to the center.