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Yoga Services

Private or Semi-Private Sessions

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Expand your yoga and meditation practice through private instruction. 

  • Is a past injury still causing you difficulty? 
  • Do you want to figure out a certain pose or poses and how to make them work specifically for you?
  • Does the thought of going to a group class give you the willies?
  • Do you crave a more spiritual and/or philosophical connection that you just aren't getting from a group setting?

These are just a few of the many reasons to seek out private yoga and meditation instruction. Finding a teacher with advanced knowledge in anatomy and alignment, mindfulness and meditation, and practicing yoga off the mat is the biggest hurdle. I would be honored to guide you in your endeavors. Contact me to discuss your needs and pricing. Make a plan to create a more healthy, joyous, peaceful YOU!

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Classes in the Community

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Mary primarily teaches community classes at Bliss Body Yoga. Bliss is on Lake Boone Trail between 440 and Rex Hospital. Mary teaches weekly classes in several different yoga styles. She teaches Flow, Yin, Gentle, and Restorative Yoga and Meditation. And, often her sessions include Tuning Fork Therapy® or essential oils to complement the yoga practice. 


In addition to teaching regular weekly classes at Bliss, Mary also substitute teaches other classes when her time permits. Check out her class schedule for regular and special class offerings.

When is Mary teaching next?

Workshops, Trainings, & Events

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Do you want to dive deeper into your yoga or meditation practice? Workshops and trainings are a terrific way to get more out of your practice than a simple 1-1.5 hour class.


Workshops can give you additional insight into the philosophical aspects of yoga and they can provide a longer practice time to find deeper ease in postures or to take your practice to the next level. 


Mary offers workshops on anatomy and alignment, philosophy, deeper asana practice, Tuning Fork Therapy®, how to use essential oils, and so much more. In addition, Mary often participates in special events around the Triangle area. Recently, Mary taught at the Raleigh City Museum and participated in the Health Fair at Person Street Pharmacy.

Learn about Mary's upcoming special events

Yoga Teacher Training

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  • Have you been thinking about ways to deepen your yoga practice? 
  • Are you beginning to discover your inner yoga teacher? 
  • Are you loving the classes you take, but craving more?
  • Are you interested in yogic philosophy and the other deeper practices of yoga?

If you answered "YES" to any of these questions, perhaps you want to consider delving into a Yoga Teacher Training program. Bliss Body Yoga, located near Rex Hospital in Raleigh, offers a comprehensive, Yoga Alliance registered,200 hour yoga teacher training program. We focus on flow yoga, moving within the guidance of the breath. This is an experiential program, guided by the experienced and thoughtful teachers at Bliss Body Yoga. Mary, Colby Cooper, and Rachel Wright co-lead this program. We begin in January, working together for 9 weekends through June, learning, exploring, contemplating, practicing, and teaching. With a comprehensive curriculum, you will learn yogic philosophy, anatomical alignment and sequencing of poses, breathing and meditation techniques, exploration of yin, restorative, prenatal, and yoga for seniors, in addition to flow yoga, ethical considerations in teaching and practicing yoga, and SO much more. 

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Go on a Yoga Retreat

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A Spring Retreat for Renewal with Mary, Rachel & Colby
March 21st - 24th, 2018 Oak Island, NC

Join Colby, Rachel & Mary at beautiful Oak Island, NC for a long weekend of yoga, meditation, healthy food, relaxation and much more. Take a break from your busy life and and relax in nature, with the soothing sounds and sights of the ocean as a serene backdrop. Sign up by February 20th to receive early bird pricing.

We will spend the long weekend practicing yoga and meditation, enjoying gourmet, vegetarian meals provided by our chef, Courtney Matheson of DelishNC, connecting with nature, and nourishing our bodies and minds. Return home with a deeper connection to your yoga and meditation practice and a deeper connection to your true self.

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