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At the heart of YogiVibes is community.
YogiVibes is the place where you come to grow your personal yoga practice and to make yogi friends. We specialize in helping people begin their yoga practice, slow down and learn to take better care of themselves. Our most popular classes are Restorative, Gentle and Vinyasa I.
YogiVibes is a one-of- a-kind small yoga studio in Greenville, NC offering
small group yoga classes, community events, workshops
and private sessions with well-trained yoga teachers.
At YogiVibes we believe in relationships. We want to get to know you.
We want to learn about you, your goals, and your needs so that we can support you to the best
of our ability on and off the mat.
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Samantha teaches alignment-based vinyasa yoga with an emphasis on finding the middle path during practice and in life. She teaches on average 18 classes a week that vary between corporate yoga, private yoga and group classes at YogiVibes.
She has been practicing yoga since 2008 and teaching full-time since 2014. She is an E-RYT 200 and RYT 500 with Yoga Alliance after receiving her initial training at Wilmington Yoga Center and then her 500-hour training with Cyndi Lee.
At the heart of her classes are community and playfulness. Her students get to know each other, build relationships and have fun while moving, sweating and breathing together.
E-RYT 200, RYT 500:
Maile Wilder attended her first yoga class at age 6 and yoga has since been a sounding board during difficult times, joyous times, and all the times in-between.
Maile completed her 200-RYT through Wilmington Yoga Center in 2017 and is now continuing her Yoga Education at Asheville Yoga Center towards her 300-RYT. In conjunction with ground-based yoga, she is also an AntiGravity instructor.
Maile believes in meeting each individual student where they are in their practice; Compassionate yoga for all skill levels and life stages.
Off the mat you'll find Maile enjoying coffee, reading, spending time outside, or renovating her 1977 Airstream.
Jessica McGovern, RYT 200, started her path to Yoga upon reading Eric Schiffmann’s ’Moving into Stillness’. Taken as an avenue to connect and, perhaps more accurately, re-connect with the body, mind, and spirit, Yoga has proven to be a transformative experience.
After several years of home practice, extensive research into the teachings of Iyengar, David Coulter, Desikachar, Yin and Restorative schools of Yoga, she completed her 200-hour training with Yogaworks under the tutelage of Sarah Bell at Triangle Yoga Shala.
Jes believes that Yoga does not need to be constrained by one particular method or style but, rather, by synthesizing (and continuing to incorporate new knowledge) one can maximize the benefits of many different avenues to achieve internal harmony.
Jacquitta Boone began her yoga journey in December of 2014 and is now a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher as of May 2017 after completing her training with Samantha Harrison at Yogivibes Studio.
She teaches an Alignment-based Vinyasa Style yoga with a focus on body and self awareness. Having recently completed her MBA from East Carolina University while working full time, Jacquitta knows the importance of self-care. She emphasizes the self-care in her classes which create an environment of awareness and acceptance through encouraging students to recognize that their practice is their own and may not look like everyone else's.
Phelicia looked to yoga for both her mental and physical health when faced with dialysis in 2015 and after a successful kidney transplant in 2016. Her passion for yoga spilled right over into her desire to educate individuals on preventative care and self-care with chronic illness.
You will find Phelicia teaching restorative yoga because it improves the capacity for healing and balancing. She continues to be an advocate in the community for continued education in these areas, knowing that those who practice yoga regularly are less likely to exhibit chronic mental and physical health problems.
Marylaura was trained in the tradition of Ashtanga, which she began practicing as a college student in 1993 at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
She was certified in 2002 by It’s Yoga and has been teaching for fifteen years.
Her classes, based on the tradition and essential principles of Ashtanga, focus on movement, breath, and mental focus.
One of Greenville’s most experienced teachers, Marylaura offers years of practice and experience to students interested in Ashtanga Yoga.
Born in Alaska and raised Wyoming, this lighthearted cowgirl brought her western flair and enthusiasm to eastern North Carolina in 2015, where she is inspired to help others heal and improve their overall well-being through the practice of yoga. Jenny is a 200 hour RYT since May, 2017 after completing her training with Samantha Harrison at YogiVibes Studio.
She specializes in:
-Gentle chair yoga for individuals who are chronically or terminally ill
-Children's group classes
Anyone who attends her class is sure to walk away feeling encouraged, supported and valued as a special part of the yoga and greater community.
Meet our Teachers:
Yoga became a passion for Tammy when she discovered it as a way to deal with depression in 2013. Turning to yoga for the physical benefits & making it a commitment, Tammy soon found it gave her not only bodily strength, but also emotional, mental, & physiological well being.
She began her teaching journey in 2014 by leading short yoga sessions for her small community exercise group. She started as yoga instructor for Martin County’s Parks & Recreation Department in July, 2017 & completed her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training certificate with Samantha Harrison at Yogivibes Studio.
Erin Shaw is a vinyasa yoga teacher whose classes combine challenging poses, breath work and a dose of playfulness.
She completed her 200-hour teacher training with
Samantha Harrison at YogiVibes in May 2018.
Erin started practicing yoga nearly 10 years ago to target muscle imbalances from cross country running. (If you have tight hips, as most runners do, Erin knows your pain!)
She is well-versed in everything from sweaty power yoga to relaxing restorative yoga. Come to her class to experience a little of both. Her goal as a teacher is for you to leave with strength in your muscles and peace in your mind.
Outside the studio, Erin enjoys hiking, reading the New York Times and writing freelance articles about music.
Jill started her yoga journey while she was in graduate school where she learned the benefits of practicing Yoga for the mind, body and spirit. As a teacher, Jill wants to help people understand the connection of yoga to a better way of life.
Jill teaches in the public school system and has been teaching for more than 28 years. She has a BFA from East Carolina University and a MA from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Dance Education.
Jill is currently working at DH Conley High School and acts as the Department Chair for the Arts Department.
Jill completed Samantha Harrison's Yoga Teacher Training in May of 2018.
Frannie has been practicing yoga since early 2016. She recently obtained her RYT-200 with Samantha Harrison Yoga. She teaches Vinyasa yoga with a focus on Restorative, Gentle, and Body Positive Yoga.
In her classes she would like for her students to increase breath and movement awareness, connecting body and mind.
Frannie is passionate about making yoga accessible and fun for everyone. Her intention for every class is to create confidence, self-love, and for students to be able to leave class with their mind at peace.
Kayla is a yoga and movement teacher and forever student. She became 200HR certified through Samantha Harrison Yoga in 2019. Her teaching style is Hatha-Vinyasa flow peppered with non-traditional yoga movements. You'll find woven into her sequences bits of MovNat, calisthenics, FRC, and Yoga TuneUp therapy.
She wants potential students to know that yoga is for everybody. You aren't too inflexible, to unbalanced, too big, too old, etc. to do yoga.
Yoga begins where you are right now. In her classes she will guide you to find the appropriate alignment of poses and movements for your body so that you can continue to see growth toward your intended goals in your practice.