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ABOUT

Hello Friends! I'm Grace Millsap (she/her), and I'm currently located in Charlotte, NC (Catawba and Sugaree land). My passions are rooted in science and equality, which inform my teaching of Yoga, and how I show up in the world.  I spent 5 years in the fast-paced, and high-pressure, scientist world where I conducted research for UNC-Chapel Hill in the intersecting fields of nutrition, genetics, and neuroscience.

 

 In 2013, I completed my first Yoga teacher training, and immediately began to draw connections between modern science, and  Yogic philosophy. I study, and teach, from a long lineage that believes that life is inherently beautiful, and that the path of Yoga is a tool set to better navigate the many twists and turns. Specifically, from the Tantra and Himalayan Traditions of Sri Vidya. I am also a recently licensed massage therapist (LMBT#21407) - you can catch me at Okra Yoga and Massage beginning in November 2023.

My classes, whether restorative or flow, are infused with my passions, and quest for magic and joy.

 

When not teaching, you can find me with my nose in a book or researching random animal facts or plotting my next taco meal or simply sitting and watching the wind blow through the trees.  

 

I am a student first, and humbled to call myself a teacher of Yoga. I honor Asana as one tool, of many. I am always willing to evolve and (un)learn.

Learn more about me, my social location, spiritual lineage, and my heart's commitment to my highest truth here

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Weekly Schedule

Let's Practice Together

Monday

6pm 60-minute Flow @  NoDa Yoga ~ Oakhurst

Tuesday

9:30am Gentle Yoga @  NoDa Yoga ~ Oakhurst

6:30pm Vinyasa @ Okra Yoga Charlotte

7:45pm Deep Stretch @ Okra Yoga Charlotte 

Wednesday

12pm 60-minute Lunch Flow @  NoDa Yoga ~ Oakhurst

 

Friday

12pm 60-minute Lunch Flow @  NoDa Yoga ~ Oakhurst 

6:30pm Deep Stretch @ NoDa Yoga ~ Oakhurst

Saturday

10am Anchor Flow at Mint Museum on Randolph Road with Dancing Lotus Yoga (note: I am traveling and teaching through October and will have subs)

1:1 Sessions available, request to book here

And YES! I will be teaching for Charlotte Family Yoga Center - Oakhurst!

And YES

SCHEDULE

Upcoming Events

  • Slow Flow + Sound Journey
    Slow Flow + Sound Journey
    Sat, Dec 02
    Okra Yoga
    Dec 02, 2023, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Okra Yoga, 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205, USA
    Join us for 90 minutes of pure restorative bliss. Grace Millsap will guide you through 60 minutes of a gentle slow flow yoga practice, accompanied by Zen Within’s sweet and soulful musical notes, with 20 minutes of sound bath to ease you into a deep state of rest at the end of our journey together.
  • Yoga Teacher Group Mentorship Program
    Yoga Teacher Group Mentorship Program
    Tue, Jan 02
    Elemental Moon Zoom Room
    Jan 02, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jun 26, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Elemental Moon Zoom Room
    In this group-style mentorship, I’ll offer a framework to support you as a Yoga teacher, my direct feedback on projects, and a space to try new things, with a community that wants you to succeed.
  • INTRO TO YOGA- SERIES FOR BEGINNERS
    INTRO TO YOGA- SERIES FOR BEGINNERS
    Sat, Jan 13
    Okra Yoga
    Jan 13, 2024, 11:30 AM – Feb 04, 2024, 12:40 PM
    Okra Yoga, 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205, USA
    Check out this 4-part series with Grace Millsap (500 ERYT) as she guides you through some foundational practices to prepare you for most flow, or vinyasa-style classes. We will spend time learning variations, prop usage, and even introduce some philosophy and history.
  • Vinyasa Krama: Sun, Moon and Fire Technologies of Sequencing
    Vinyasa Krama: Sun, Moon and Fire Technologies of Sequencing
    Fri, Feb 16
    ALC Mosaic
    Feb 16, 2024, 6:00 PM – Mar 02, 2024, 6:00 PM
    ALC Mosaic, 6100 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC 28212, USA
    There are many systems of sequencing yoga asana classes - this is just one. In this 30-hour training, we will be inspired by the sun, moon, and fire as our guides to sequencing complete yoga asana classes.
  • Power Flow Immersion
    Power Flow Immersion
    Fri, Mar 29
    ALC Mosaic
    Mar 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – Mar 31, 2024, 6:00 PM
    ALC Mosaic, 6100 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC 28212, USA
    In this 20-hour training we will explore the common class style of Power Flow and ways to make it accessible and fun while acknowledging the roots of Yoga.
  • Elemental Alchemy - Retreat to Sacred Valley, Peru
    Elemental Alchemy - Retreat to Sacred Valley, Peru
    Thu, May 16
    Samadhi Sacred Valley Retreat Center
    May 16, 2024, 3:00 PM – May 22, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Samadhi Sacred Valley Retreat Center, Huayllabamba 08670, Peru
    Y’all ready for a magical adventure to the Sacred Valley of Peru?! Join Grace Millsap (she/her) and special guests for 7-days of transformation through local adventures, connection to nature, sacred ritual and ceremony, and the practices of Yoga.
  • Elemental Moon 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training
    Elemental Moon 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training
    Fri, Jun 14
    Charlotte Family Yoga Center - Oakhurst
    Jun 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – Oct 27, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Charlotte Family Yoga Center - Oakhurst, 1620 Oakhurst Commons Dr Suite 301, Charlotte, NC 28205, USA
    Embark on a journey of self-discovery, awareness, and love in June 2024. Join Grace Millsap and special guest teachers to explore the expansive and rich practices of Yoga through the lens of modern neuroscience, Ayurveda, philosophy, and social justice.
  • The Magic of Life - Retreat to Bali
    The Magic of Life - Retreat to Bali
    Fri, Sep 13
    Bali, Indonesia
    Sep 13, 2024, 7:00 PM – Sep 20, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Bali, Indonesia
    Our world is home to remarkable magic. What better way to spend life than to seek this magic out? On this unforgettable 8-day retreat on the awe-inspiring island of Bali, you'll have a chance to do exactly that, connecting with our universe on a deep level through movement and adventure.
  • Rhythm & Flow - Yoga Retreat to Lake Atitlán, Guatemala
    Rhythm & Flow - Yoga Retreat to Lake Atitlán, Guatemala
    Sat, Nov 16
    Villa Sumaya
    Nov 16, 2024, 2:00 PM – Nov 23, 2024, 2:00 PM
    Villa Sumaya, Santa Cruz la Laguna, Guatemala
    Join Grace Millsap (she/her) and special guests for a week-long vacation of your dreams to the "Land of Eternal Spring" - Lake Atitlan.
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Opportunities to dive deeper

Elemental Moon Yoga Teacher Training!

We begin again June 14th 2024

The world needs more people connected to their heart's purpose, this training could be the thread that leads you there. 

No matter if you have desire to teach, or are only here to geek out and absorb the information on a personal level, there is something for you in this training. Our goal is to spark passion for the vastness and resplendence of knowledge in the study of Yoga. You can expect a balance of practice, theory and techniques to give you the skills to create, or take, any yoga class to meet you where you are and give you exactly what you need.

We make every effort to keep it accessible, relevant, and impactful.

Tiered pricing, payment plans and additional scholarships are always available.

Elemental Moon 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training

Begins January 2024

 

Elemental Moon Yoga School’s 300 hour program has been informed by 3 vast rivers: Ayurveda, Tantra, and Yoga.  These rivers of knowledge weave together to lay the foundation for this advanced Yoga Teacher Training. This training will not only give you valuable skills to level up your Yoga teaching, it will also empower you to create action in your community.

All shall be revealed soon....

Can't make it live?

Find me on YogaVibes.com or my personal YouTube channel

Yoga Vibes

Yoga Vibes is an amazing online yoga platform, with access to teachers all over the world. There's asana, meditation, and so much to choose from. They offer a 15-day FREE trial! After that, use "GraceVibes" to save 25% off your yearly subscription.

You Tube

Yep! I created a YouTube Channel. I've got you covered with guided meditations, power flow, slow flow, and restorative deep stretch practices.

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What Grace's students are saying...

"Grace leads with heart in her deep stretch class, which makes for a marvelous yoga experience. Came back today to participate in this class again."


"Grace's class was so creative and playful - it was really unlike any other class I had taken. Thank you for having me - I'll be back!"


"I’ve been to a few of Grace’s Deep Stretch Yoga classes lately, both standard and heated. I play tennis and kickbox regularly and have found these classes really restore the body. She does a great job walking through the poses and mixing up her routine without neglecting the essentials. What I admire perhaps the most is that she provides a tranquil environment and genuinely integrates meditative/spiritual aspects to her yoga. I believe she is one of the best instructors I have found in Charlotte and highly recommend anyone to try one of her classes. Thank you Grace!"


"Just wanted to reach out and express my gratitude for Grace and the vinyasa flow class she taught. Not only was the sequence engaging, challenging, and fun, but the way she wove in metaphors throughout class was on another level. On the last flow of the class, she turned us around, literally, and suddenly the flow we had been building for an hour felt totally different. Even though I knew exactly what to do, I was disoriented just by way of facing a different direction, which called me to bring even more intention and presence at the pinnacle of the practice (and therefore, greater reward from it). She said something along the lines of, “even when life turns us around, as it does sometimes, can we still find a way to create space and keep our flow?” It blew my mind at the time- both the concept and the way she so artfully illustrated it through the practice. It’s a full day later and I’m still reflecting and integrating all that I took from her class yesterday. By the way, my body feels amazing as well!"
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