Calling All Artists!


Every six weeks we feature the artwork of one of our community members. We would love to showcase your work! If you are interested in being considered, please email with photos of your paintings or photographs. Artists donate a minimum of 30% of the proceeds, creating a win-win situation for students to purchase art and give both to the artist and the center.


Featured Artists – Our Creative Staff!


Throughout the next few weeks, you will see the fabulous creative talents of our staff here at Asheville Community Yoga, as we display their beautiful work. Please check out the lobby of Studio B for the latest display featuring “A Peek Into the Magic Garden”, a collection of 16 canvases created by Lauren Cox, photographs by Ryan Tibbs, and Wendy Mallett, as well as the beautiful and always popular work of community member Marilu Solares, now available on wood canvases. Check it out!


Ongoing Garden Project – Weed, Water, Plant


weeding-with-soil-knife-webOur Gardening Project is ongoing, so if you see a weed – pull it! If you find a veggie or an herb ready to harvest – feel free! If you’d like to donate plants, help with watering, or have any other way of adding more beauty to our outdoor  Please email if you have any questions. Thanks! Please dress for gardening, bring your own gloves and tools if you have them, and don’t forget your water bottle!

WORK DAY! – Friday, July 14th

Come help plant flowers by the sign out front from 1:30 to 3:30. Please bring your own trowel and garden gloves if you have them! Email Wendy to sign up to help with this!


Watering Cans

Hardy, Drought-resistant Perennials and Groundcovers



Watering – The hose is located behind the building and so are the current watering cans. Please be sure to always turn off the hose after use.

Weeding & Deadheading – Please feel free to pull weeds from any of the berms and to deadhead flower blossoms

July Volunteer of the Month: Expansion Dream Team!

Patrick McMahon

Instead of picking just one Volunteer of the Month, we wanted to honor some of the main folks who have made the expansion possible. By donating their time and skills to the center, we have been able to save tens of thousands of dollars and instead put that money towards the day-to-day functions of the studio and programming. It’s people like these that truly make the studio feel like a community. Thank you for all your help!

Read on to learn more about the expansion dream team!

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July Raffle Basket

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July’s raffle basket is a wonderful combination of adventure and relaxation! Valued at $700, this month’s basket includes the following:

  • Full day outdoor rock climbing adventure for 2 from Climbmax Climbing and Climbmax Mountain Guides
  • Solar hydration backpack from AVL Solar
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  • Yoga set including mat, strap, yoga gloves, mat wash & therapy kit
  • $25 gift card to Twisted Laurel
  • 2 pints from Ultimate Ice Cream

Tickets for this raffle can be purchased at the front desk one for $5 and five for $20. A winner will be picked at the end of the month. Good luck!

Thank you so much to our amazing community for donating all the items in the basket!

July Teacher of the Month: Britt Patterson

Britt Teacher of the Month

Britt Teacher of the MonthThis month we are honoring Britt as our Teacher or the Month! She is one of the kindest people you’ll ever meet, greeting you with a big, warm smile, happy to say hello and chat. Britt has been donating her time at the studio for a while now, offering a very special class: Yoga for Beginners. One could argue this is the most important class we offer. We believe everyone should be able to learn about yoga in a safe space, and Britt is vital to making that a reality. Not only does Britt offer Yoga for Beginners, she also periodically offers her Yoga for Teen Girls workshop, which is inspired by her therapy work for high needs adolescents. It is an honor to have Britt teaching at Asheville Community Yoga, we are so lucky!

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July Student of the Month: Wayne Scank


WayneCongratulations to Wayne for being the July Student of the Month! Wayne is one of our most consistent students, at the studio multiple times a week without fail. Trying out everything from Meditation to Yin, you’ll find him in all different styles of classes. Every time he leaves the studio it’s almost a guarantee that he’s folded towels and brought a full basket of them into the studios. He’s the type of student who will do these acts of service without being asked. He’s helped with all sorts of projects around the studio and we’re so lucky to have him as a student at Asheville Community Yoga.

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