Improving Wellness Through Yoga
with Kelley Wolfe and Deb Vingle
The Center has many yoga offerings aimed at
Noon to 1:15 - Lunch-time flow yoga with
This class is an intermediate flow class where we do sun
salutations, balance poses, and an inversion of your choice. We flow
from one pose to another at a moderate, steady pace. Cost: $10.
2:00 -3:30 - Gentle flow yoga class for women
"over a certain age" with Deb Vingle
Though the class is
targeting the mature practitioner, it is also appropriate for the
beginning student and incorporates asanas (physical postures),
breathwork, guided relaxation, and yoga philosophy.
8:30-9:45- Morning yoga with Kelley.
class is an intermediate flow class where we do sun salutations, balance
poses, and an inversion of your choice. We flow from one pose to
another at a moderate, steady pace. Cost: $10.
Special offerings: Trauma Sensitive
Yoga and Yoga for Big Girls is also available. Contact Deb
at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 674-4290.
Meet Deb Vingle:
A long-term yoga practitioner, Deb completed
yoga teacher training in 2008 and yoga therapy training in 2010 in hopes
of integrating traditional counseling with the richness of yoga.
Much more than just a physical practice, as we tend to think of
it in the West, Deb believes that yoga can benefit everyone, regardless
of age, physical/emotional health, and conditioning.
Also a clinical social worker, Deb oversees
the direct services at Helpmate, Asheville/Buncombe County's domestic
violence program and has more than 30 years of experience working with
women and trauma. "Yoga transformed my own life" Deb says, "and I'm very
excited about sharing it with others."
Meet Kelley Wolfe:
Kelley J. Wolfe has been practicing yoga
since 1997 and was certified as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) through
the Yoga Alliance in July 2003. "My mind becomes a spiritual sanctuary
when I practice yoga" she says. Through her teaching Kelley hopes others
can experience the gratification and bliss that comes with the practice
Kelley's style of yoga is described as
vinyasa flow. In her class, the poses are linked
with the breath while moving with a steady pace. Emphasis
is place on relaxation and body awareness; and the classes are intended
to address the needs of the beginner to the advanced student.
In addition to being a yoga instructor,
Kelley has a Ph.D. in Human Sexuality and a master's in Public Health
Education. She worked for 15 years at UNCA in the Health and Wellness
Promotion Department teaching Women's Health, Health and Sexuality, and
Complimentary and Alternative Healing Modalities. She currently has a
private business where she practices Clinical Sexology.