Wilmington Yoga Center offers a noncompetitive, nurturing, and safe environment to promote balance of mind, body, and spirit. WYC is one of the largest studios in the Southeast and part of a wellness complex shared with the area’s largest natural foods cooperative, Tidal Creek. Southport Yoga Center is the sister studio to WYC and is located in Southport, NC. WYC’s instructors and staff are dynamic and knowledgeable, with many years of experience in various yoga practices. Classes and workshops include Anusara, Ashtanga, basic, beginner, Core Power, gentle, hot, kids’, Kundalini, vinyasa, Pilates, postnatal, Power Vinyasa, prenatal, preteen, private sessions, rhythmic dance, rhythmic flow with live drumming and yoga for HIV. Private yoga and Pilates sessions focus on specific needs such as alignment, philosophy, core stabilization, relaxation techniques, and injury rehabilitation. Private sessions can be booked one on one, two or more people, or as a group. WYC is a registered Yoga Alliance school that offers multidisciplinary basic yoga teacher trainings at the 200- and 500-hour level certifications. WYC offers international yoga in exotic locations via retreats. Planned retreats for 2008 include Greece, India, and Thailand. Retreats include daily yoga practice, service to the community, music, and more! WYC offers reasonable massages from experienced licensed therapists that reduce stress and increase health and healing. Enjoy deep tissue, hot stone, prenatal, sports, Swedish and Thai massages. WYC is a 10-minute drive to Wrightsville Beach and a 15-minute drive to historic Downtown Wilmington.