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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:
  • Slow Flow
  • Our slow flow classes are especially good for beginners! Some say that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. You will be guided through a gentle flow of foundational yoga postures to help you build strength and increase flexibility. Our teachers will give plenty of modifications s and encourage the use of props to support the practice and those who have tight muscles and limited mobility. You will learn the principles of alignment, breath and movement -- while enjoying the peace and tranquilly that yoga brings!  

  • 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 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.

  • Stand Up PaddleBoard Yoga $50
  • Join Lake Wylie’s First and only full service, instructional stand up Paddleboard Yoga Classes. The board becomes your moving mat ... Adding the element of water and often wind to the yoga practice offers the ability to find ease and strength in every pose.

     

    This is perfect for fitness enthusiasts and yogis who are looking for a new experience. With Om SUP Yoga, you get a different kind of paddle boarding experience. When you paddle with us, you’ll hear lots of laughter, you’ll try new things, and experience the joy of being outside... soaking up the sun all summer long! Paddle Board Yoga is a variation of Stand up Paddle Boarding (SUP) combined with the ancient practice of Yoga. We want to share with you the serenity that comes from gliding on Lake Wylie.

    We welcome students of all levels, so whether you are a beginner and intrigued or an advanced student and inspired, you can come out and play with our experienced Paddle Board yoga instructors!

     

    $50- We provide everything you need for this class. This rate includes a 15min intro to Paddleboarding + Safety tips prior to your yoga session. *Om Yoga members get 10% OFF!*

     

    We will meet at Tega Cay Beach Club
    4088 Beach Club Ln, Tega Cay, SC 29708

     

    Must be 13 and older to participate, have good open water swimming skills + have a basic level yoga practice (5-10 classes on the mat). If there is a cancelation due to inclement weather all students will be notified 3-5 hours prior to the class start time. And the cancellation will be posted on our schedule. If the class is cancelled and you are not able to attend a future class we will give you a full refund.

     

     

    Stand Up Paddle Boards Provided By:

    The Goat-Boater, Lake Wylie Paddleboarding! Visit https://goatboater.com for Lake Wylie Paddleboard Rentals, Sales, Excursions & Fitness Classes or contact Megan Cynowa 803 554 8725


  • Deep Stretch
  • This is a very relaxing class. Restorative yoga poses will calm the mind, reduce stress and relieve anxiety. We will find stillness in poses that can be supported with props to stretch both muscles and ligaments- increasing your flexibility and range of motion. Perfect class for all levels, beginner friendly!