It is with joy, wisdom, and pleasure that Raphaela Fritz brings 2 decades of practice, study, and teaching of yoga to West Asheville Yoga. Formerly Certified Anusara teacher, Certified Bikram Instructor, E-RYT 500,Bikram Yoga Champion representative, Yoga Therapeutics Practitioner and Licenced Massage & Bodywork Therapist since 2004. She incorporates layers of life wisdom, tantric teachings, and the language of the heart with structural alignment and dynamic flow; interweaving ancient teachings and myth with the realities of modern day life. Mother, Wife, Yogini, Artist, and current student in the aerial arts, she brings her whole being to each class. Raphaela’s classes are uplifting yet challenging, leaving your body, mind, and heart soaring in bliss. Each class incorporates yoga poses suitable for All Levels, breath work, and conscious relaxation/meditation. Informed modifications and variations are available for each student depending on what they need. Raphaela’s current perspective on bodywork and yoga practice are to experience the yummy deliciousness of who you are, which sometimes involves going into challenging spaces in order to uncover the radiance that lies within. She offers massage and bodywork sessions upstairs from West Asheville Yoga at La Coeur: An Embodied Wisdom Center. You can book a session with her by appointment @ (828) 749-2229.