Jodie Martin, Associate Director

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Jodie strives to offer compassionate yoga classes, blending joyful sequencing and lighthearted instruction. She appreciates yoga as a holistic healing arts practice, providing guidance to learn more about ourselves, each other, and to live more peacefully in the world. Jodie hopes that students arrive to class open to their infinite possibilities!

Following a decade of practice and study with teachers in Australia and the United States, Jodie completed a 200 hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training program in Nicaragua with It’s Yoga International. After digging into trainings in vinyasa flow, yin yoga, restorative yoga, pranayama and meditation, she completed the OM300/500 hour advanced teacher training program with Cyndi Lee. Jodie is also a certified Ayurveda Yoga Specialist through the Himalayan Institute. She is grateful to continue her yoga, meditation and Ayurveda studies under mentorship with her teachers.

Email her at Jodie@ashevillecommunityyoga.com.

Jodie’s Classes:

Vinyasa Flow (L1&2)

Tuesdays from 8:00 to 9:00 am  

Sweep the grounds for your day with an invigorating and sweet practice floating between effort and ease. Warm up with sun salutations, flow with compassion and mindfulness, and close with meditation and a blissful savasana.

Gentle Flow (All Levels, Beginners Welcome)

Thursdays from 5:15 to 6:15 pm & Saturdays 10:30 to 11:30 am

A slow flow practice, connecting breath with movement. Move through a gentle seated and standing flow, closing with meditation and savasana. This practice will allow plenty of time to unwind, restoring peace in mind, body and spirit. All levels welcome.

Yin Yoga (All Levels, Beginners Welcome)

Fridays from 2:15 to 3:30 pm

Yin yoga targets the connective tissues along with the energetic systems of the body through longer holds in postures (3-5 minutes). This practice cultivates the ability to observe sensation and breath. All levels welcome, especially those looking to do deep and chill out.

Warm Vinyasa (L1&2)

Fridays from 6:00 to 7:00 pm 

A warm, energizing and spirited practice. Move, breathe, and find your intention to guide the weekend ahead.