Therapeutic Yoga at Asheville Training Center, Mondays 5:30-6:45pm

Slow, strong, meditative yoga that utilizes breath and posture to build strength, balance and flexibility while cultivating inner calm, compassion, and self-trust. Both beginners and experienced students will learn practical applications of yoga tools to heal imbalances in the body and mind and release emotional trauma and constriction.

$10 drop-in (first class drop-in is $5)
$50 for 6 class card (First class is FREE with purchase of 6-class card)
(Scholarships available for financial hardship, contact Jenne)

Gonna join us? Hooray!!! Prepay HERE for drop-ins or 6-class cards
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Restorative Yoga Nidra YAM Mini-Retreat

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Self-massage with essential oils and a candlelight restorative yoga session with soothing live music, leading up to a Yoga Nidra practice. Yoga Nidra is a guided lying-down meditation that induces full-body relaxation. Sunday, June 28th, 6pm-8pm Continue reading

Yoga and Your Health: What’s Self-Love Got to Do With it?


The first time I attended a yoga class, something big clicked. It was the most intimate nature hike I had ever taken, except that the terrain was my own body, heart and mind (a vast and largely neglected territory guarded with ‘Disaster Zone’ and ‘No Trespassing’ signs). The instructor’s warm encouragement combined with the physical practices set me on a path to reclaiming my body and befriending myself.  Continue reading

Spring Benefit Concert for THRIVE

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Friday, March 20th 7pm-8:30pm
Jenne brings her original music and covers of your favorite songs to YAM Yoga & Massage Studio on the Spring Equinox. 100% of proceeds sponsor weekly yoga classes at Thrive, a non-profit mental health center. Register in advance ~

Gratitude: Simple Practices for Profound Healing


At the end of the day, which do you think about—the ten things that went well or the one thing that went wrong? It’s only human to dwell on the shortcomings in yourself, in others, and in your life. Our brains are wired to be like Velcro for negative experiences and Teflon for positive experiences. It’s part of how we learn, but at a certain point it becomes a major source of suffering.   Continue reading

Chair Yoga: Who It Benefits Most and It’s Practical Wisdom for Everyone


Chair yoga is often misunderstood to be an age specific practice. The truth is that we would all be better off with a few chair yoga sequences under our belt, especially where back care is concerned. In an age where long hours are spent sitting at a desk, in a meeting, or traveling by car or plane, none of us are exempt from its practical benefits. Chair yoga is a great choice for beginners who are interested in trying yoga for the first time. It is a safe and accessible practice for anyone, of any age, and particularly for those who are living with physical limitations.  Continue reading

Winter Solstice Celebration @ Breathe Yoga

As part of its grand opening, Breathe Yoga & Wellness of Morganton, NC is hosting musician and yoga therapist Jenne Sluder for an evening of music, ritual, poetry, and meditation to celebrate Winter Solstice.  All are welcome. By donation.


Comfort & Joy: Candlelight Mini-Retreat

Comfort & Joy Candlelight Mini-Retreats

Comfort and Joy: Candlelight Mini-Retreat w/ Jenne 
Sunday, December 14th & Dec. 28th 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Relax through the holidays with YAM’s resident yoga therapist and musician Jenne Sluder. Each mini-retreat features candlelight restorative yoga with soothing live music, yoga nidra (a guided relaxation), and a self-massage practice using essential oils. A warm, candlelit atmosphere and an unforgettable therapeutic journey to bring peace to your body and mind and learn new skills for better self-care in the new year.  $20 for one session. $30 to register for both sessions (Dec 14th & 28th). Space is limited! Register in advance

Live Music @ The Buchi Bar

I’ll be performing original tunes and choice covers at The Buchi Bar, a new lounge below Rosetta’s Kitchen on Lexington Ave, on Wednesday evening, November 19th. 7pm-9pm.


Deep Peace Gentle Yoga Series – November

Sundays in November @ Anahata Yoga (West Asheville)
5 Sundays: November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.  4pm-5:30pm.
$60. Limited to 15 participants. Click here to register.



This series offers gentle, therapeutic stretches and restorative poses to compassionately open, strengthen, and lubricate muscles & joints as well as improve respiratory, circulatory, digestive, and immune function. Each class closes with a guided relaxation and a guided meditation for stilling the mind and calming the heart. Our theme is taking small and steady steps toward cultivating peacefulness in body and mind. No prior yoga experience necessary.
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