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Welcome to One Yoga Center

Founded by Ellen Schaeffer in 1996, One Yoga Center offers Yoga Classes, Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga Therapy, workshops and wellness services.

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Yoga Classes & Schedule

One Yoga Center offers a diverse variety of Yoga classes and styles allowing you to discover the type of class that meets your needs and interests. For a description of the classes we offer along with the current schedule, click below.

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Yoga Teacher Training

One Yoga Center is proud to offer Yoga teacher training through Integrative Yoga Therapy. Guided by experienced, certified Yoga instructors, you’ll discover Yoga as a healing art and develop skills that allow you to teach students in a variety of settings.

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Special Events & Workshops

One Yoga Center offers a broad range of workshops and special events to support you in living a more joyful and healthy life. Click below to see our full schedule of workshops and events.

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Directions & Contact Information

Located just 20 minutes west of Providence – in Foster, RI – One Yoga Center has been serving northwestern Rhode Island and northeastern Connecticut since 1996. For contact information, directions and information on use of the studio for your event or gathering, click below.

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Other Services

One Yoga Center offers a range of additional services, including massage therapy, stress management and one-on-one yoga sessions. It’s likely that we have a service that can support you in living a more healthy and joyful life. For further details, click below.

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About Our Yoga Teachers

All Yoga teachers affiliated with One Yoga Center are well-trained, certified professionals who demonstrate a love for humanity and passion for their work. For a list and short biographical information on each of our teachers, click below.

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Our History & Philosophy

One Yoga Center has been serving the local community since 1996 when Ellen first opened the studio. We love what we do and look forward to meeting you along your path. For more information on our history, our mission and what inspires the work we do, click here.

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Yoga Resources

The Yogic path would not be complete without a collection of tools and resources to help guide you along on your journey. For our own personal list of recommended resources, including books and links to other websites, click here.

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Yoga Student Testimonials

Laurie writes: “My experience at One Yoga Center has enriched my life and greatly decreased my lower back pain. My family also thanks Ellen for making my personality so calm and steady.” To read more testimonials from our students, click here.

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Kind Words of Praise

“Weekly attendance at Yoga class is mandatory to my well-being. I deeply appreciate the manner in which Ellen designs her classes. For me each class is a form of Yoga poetry … Ellen trusts the ancient wisdom of Yoga and can lead others with grace into a powerful weave of integration allowing mind, body and spirit to come into true alignment.”
— Ann West, Artist/Teacher —

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Upcoming Special Events

Winter Retreat 1/19/20

Winter Retreat 1/19/20

“Winter Retreat” A half- day retreat of quiet Yoga and reflective silence “Come Home to Yourself” Retreat is time to slow down and experience the qualities of deep peace and ease.   These qualities are easily hijacked and abandoned by the the daily pressures of external and internal demands. During retreat you will have the […]

South India Odyssey April 1-14, 2020

South India Odyssey April 1-14, 2020

I am so excited to announce that Ellen Schaeffer of One Yoga Center in conjunction with Lorraine Whittemore of PlanUrEscape.net are offering this amazing opportunity to explore southern India. Learn more about the South India Odyssey by clicking this link to our flyer: Indiaflyer

Monthly Meditation Circle

Monthly Meditation Circle

Meditation Circles are an opportunity to experience the energy of meditating with others. These are undirected “sits,” without instruction. Meditation will be held from 10:45am t0 11:15am (can increase duration by group consensus) on the following Saturdays: September 7, 2019 October 19, 2019 November 30, 2019 December 14, 2019

Meditation 101 - 5/2 & 5/16

Meditation 101 – 5/2 & 5/16

Research shows that regular meditation practice changes the brain. The changes include an increase in gray matter which is essential for processing information. Meditation slows down the “monkey mind” and its quieting effect generates an increased sense of wellbeing or happiness. Meditation has also been shown to be a great tool for managing anxiety, stress […]

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