Franklin Street Yoga Center...a soul experience. We are a home: A place to heal your body, challenge your mind, and strengthen your spirit. We provide a refuge from the chaos of city and college life. When you walk into FSYC you will notice that there is energy – a tangible rhythm and vibe that can only come from an amazing community. We have created a sanctuary that feels good to us. Come, move, and feel good as well.

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FSYC Teacher Training

Teacher Training with Lori Burgwyn from F8 Visuals on Vimeo.

Our 200-hour training fully prepares you to teach hatha, vinyasa and yin yoga with confidence and deepen your yoga practice. Our training covers the fundamentals of yoga philosophy, teaching methods, and specific techniques for working with a diverse array of clients. You just need to bring an open mind and an adventurous spirit with yoga. Expect to have an in-depth yoga experience, which is the place yoga knowledge originates. This program is not just about presenting and memorizing information. This is an exclusive opportunity for transformative growth. You will hone the skills necessary towards sharing your practice with others!

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Yoga in the Forest Theatre

The first outdoor drama held at the Forest Theater was in 1916. And now a donation outdoor yoga class with Franklin Street Yoga Center to benefit Susie’s Miracle Fund.

Video by F8 Visuals

Music: “Comeback Story” by Kings of Leon


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Parking at 431 W. Franklin St. The Courtyard

The Courtyard parking lot is a township parking lot Monday-Saturday 8:00am-8:00pm.  It is $1.50 per hour. The meter takes coins and credit cards.  You can also use and pay for parking on your cell phone.  Our zone is 3624.  The lot next to the Lantern is also a township lot in case our lot is full Street Parking is free after 4pm. There is a parking garage one block from the studio behind the Hampton Inn and parking is free for 2 hours.

Directions: We are located in the Courtyard.  We are next to Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe and behind Kipos Greek Taverna.  Our entrance is on the back of building facing the parking lot.  If you are traveling west on Franklin St. you will pass by McDonald’s, the Lantern restaurant and then you will see the Courtyard on the left.  Turn left onto S. Roberson Street and there is a parking lot. If you get to S. Graham Street you have gone too far. If coming from Carrboro, you will pass by Papa John’s and the Chapel Hill Visitor’s Center. Turn right onto S. Roberson. If you get to McDonald’s you have gone too far.

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Teacher Training

RYS200, RYS500, Registered Yoga School

Considering our Hatha, Vinyasa and Yin Yoga teacher training?

Our 2016 teacher training dates are posted under Teacher Training.

Yoga teacher training with Lori at Franklin Street Yoga Center was a transformative experience for me. I was able to connect with the community and share myself, my love, and my journey through the practice of yoga. The training helped me recommit to taking responsibility for my own physical, emotional, social, and spiritual health. Lori’s kindness, honesty, and humor is a testimonial to her commitment to mentoring our practice and exploration as teachers. Kelty Bailey

Teacher training with Lori was a truly transformational experience. Not only did it deepen and strengthen my practice (as one might expect), but it also deepened and strengthened my confidence in myself off the mat and outside of the studio. I was challenged in a nurturing and supportive way by Lori and by my fellow students. There was a ton of laughter, plenty of sweat and a few good tears. It is easily the best money I have ever spent in my life. My only regret is that it had to end. Shelli Rice

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If you have any questions about our classes, review the Class Descriptions or check our our upcoming Workshops/Events. If you’re new to yoga, there are some great tips to keep in mind. We have varied class schedules, but if you don’t find something on our website, please feel free to give us a call: 919-929-0414!

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