View our class schedule at our multiple locations:  Downtown and West Asheville.


I love watching students find freedom in the body, balance with the emotions, and the discovery of their life purpose.


Never been to a class? Here’s what you need to know.

Purna means complete. We believe that yoga is more than just physical exercise. You are more than just your body. Purna Yoga is a practice that helps you make better decisions, foster deeper relationships and live a purposeful life.
Purna Yoga | Headstand Letitia Walker

Purna Yoga involves all aspects of the human being’s experience:  body, mind, emotions, spirit.

Purna Yoga | Heartfull Meditation Virasana Asheville, NC

Connecting to the spark of the divine within you through dynamic and transformational meditation.


Finding alignment as well as openness and connection in the mind and body.

Teaching people – not just poses – so that practice involves the whole YOU. Click images below to begin your practice today.

Take time to practice.

Practice isn’t limited to being on the mat. As Sri Aurobindo says, “All Life is Yoga.” Opportunities to practice are all around us.

  • Don’t just sit there! Stand up…

If you’ve been sitting for more than 20 minutes, take a break, stand in Tadasana, lifting the bottom of your belly while rooting your femur bones in the socket; press down through the heels and lift from the inner arches to the inner groins. Standing for just two minutes for every half hour of sitting dramatically reduces the side effects of sitting.


Prolonged sitting has been linked to high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol levels, weakened abdominal muscles, tightened hip flexors, poor circulation in the legs, strain in the neck and shoulders and even a decrease in brain function. For more info check this out.

  • Daily Downward Dog

Keep it Simple! One pose a day is a great START. Set the intention to practice one pose a day, and you’ll find that one pose leads to two, three, then 20 minutes of yoga a day. My go-to for daily practice: Adho Mukha Svanasana. This multi-tasker works the hips and shoulders while extending the spine, strengthening the legs and arms, and combines a standing pose, inversion and a forward bend.

  • Meditation Moment

Self-study (svadyaya) is an integral part of a balanced yoga practice. It helps us understand who we are and what our purpose (dharma) is in this life. Spend time asking the three questions of Purna Yoga: Who am I? Why am I here? Where am I going? Let the answers come rather than striving to analyze.

Yoga Mat and Strap

Yoga therapy and private sessions are designed to help you go deeper in asana or focus attention on those areas that are calling out through tightness or injuries.

Yoga Therapy offers the opportunity to move past injuries and restrictions both physical and emotional to alleviate pain and find greater health, happiness and well-being.

Private (or semi-private) Instruction is perfect for answering individualized questions that can’t be addressed effectively in a group setting. 

  • Tidying with the KonMari Method | Live Yoga Now

    The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying

    I was shocked at how easy the process was, how clearly I felt joy (or not) as held each item, and how easy it was to let go of the items that were not sparking joy, thanking them for their service as I put them in the donate pile. ...

  • The Neuroscience of Gratitude | Live Yoga Now

    The Neuroscience of Gratitude

    The better solution to feeling blue, according to neuroscientists is feeling grateful, because gratitude boosts the neurotransmitters dopamine and seratonin. Feeling gratitude makes your brain feel happy....

  • Daily Pose for Keyboarders | Live Yoga Now

    Calling all keyboard jockeys! This pose is for you…

    Purna Yoga has so many poses for the wrists, forearms, shoulders and neck. It’s a therapeutic cornucopia! And there’s no reason to choose just one when you’ve got the Carpal Tunnel Series, the Hand Series for Arthritis, numerous Trapezius Releases, as well as the canon......