“Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.” B.K.S. Iyengar


We offer a variety of group and private classes, including yoga for beginners, advanced yoga classes and aerial yoga. We also offer mindfulness classes and belly dance.

Our Yoga Instructors

Our talented tribe of yoga, mindfulness, and dance instructors come from many different backgrounds.


If you have any questions about the yoga studios at Heart of Salisbury, please don't hesitate to send us a message!

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Our Studios

We have two yoga studio spaces that can be combined into a 1,500 sq. ft space, accommodating up to 50 yogis with their yoga mats. Our walls double as gallery space for original artwork exhibits.

We practice the eight limbs of yoga, including the ethical guidelines and personal observances of yoga, the Yamas and Niyamas. We do not use mirrors during yoga because our goal is to help you learn the pose by feeling the sensations in the body associated with each pose and committing them to your mind. Yoga at Heart of Salisbury goes beyond the physical practice, it delivers mindfulness, self-awareness, and with enough practice, we hope to help you build resilience to stress and difficult emotions.

You will not find culturally appropriated items (images and objects with significant meaning to other cultures) at our studio. It is part of our ethics to respect all cultures and religions by not using their symbols in improper ways. We respect the Eastern roots and fabric of yoga by not using its symbols as decorations and by assigning credit to where it belongs. We also respect that individuals have different belief systems and hope to make our classes, workshops, and events, comfortable for all.

Wivianny Dehaas

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Wivianny, or as many of us call her, Wivi, is a 200-hour Yoga Alliance Certified teacher, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist.

Vanessa Dumont

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Vanessa is an E-RYT 200 and a RYT 500 hour.  She received her training from Rolf Gates of Gates Enterprises in Santa Ana, CA.   She has training in vinyasa yoga and laughter yoga.

Chloe Long

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Chloe is 200-hour Yoga Teacher and a full-time licensed K-12 ESL teacher. Chloe brings joy into her yoga teaching and loves to inspire students to practice self-discovery and self-love.

Stacey Carter

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Stacey is a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher and a PATH Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor and Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning.

Ellen Smith

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Ellen is a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher and a public-school speech pathologist. She discovered yoga while attending Appalachian State University.