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936 Market Street •  Fort Mill SC 29708  (803) 396-0493

Maria Lages

Maria was born in Rio de Janeiro and raised in the mountains of Minas Gerais, Brazil. She opened Om Yoga in 2010. Maria completed her first 200 hour Yoga Certification with her beloved teacher, Grace Morales, in 2008. She traveled to India to study Ashtanga Yoga in Mysore with V. Sheshadri in 2012, completed a 500hr certification with Johnna Smith in 2015, and her Prenatal Yoga Certification with Amani Murray in 2017. Maria credits her entrepreneurial success to being incredibly passionate about making a difference in other people's lives. She encourages everyone who is a part of the Om Yoga community to incorporate and convey values such as compassion, mindfulness, integrity, and purpose in their daily work and in their relationships with others. "My goal is to provide a peaceful and supportive space for people to breathe, move, and connect." 

 



Maria Lages instructs the following:
  • Power Mixed
  • Intermediate flow, combining basic and advanced poses and offering modifications. This is a well balanced class and great way to increase your heart rate, expand lung capacity, improve balance, strengthen core muscles and increase flexibility.

  • Power Flow

  • Hot Vinyasa
  • An intermediate flow of poses designed to detoxify the body with a heat building series and emphasis on twists and forward folds. It's hot, be prepared to sweat! 

  • Prenatal Yoga
  • A lovely way to connect with your growing child (and belly), prepare yourself for labor, and meet other expecting mamas. Gently flowing practices are designed to help expecting moms improve circulation, ease digestion, maintain a limber spine, strengthen uterus and pelvic muscles.

  • Happy Hour $9
  • Intermediate flow, combining basic and advanced poses and offering modifications. This is a well balanced class and great way to increase your heart rate, expand lung capacity, improve balance, strengthen core muscles and increase flexibility. Get a great balanced practice in just an hour!