Mile High Yoga Returns Summer 2017

Mile High Yoga Returns

Summer 2017

Have an on top of the world experience with Beech Mountain Resort’s Mile High Yoga. Mile High Yoga is catered for all ability levels as you reach for the sky at 5,506 feet in elevation on the Resort’s Skybar observation deck. Our vision is to provide a secure, peaceful, and amiable environment as you perform yoga with a breathtaking view.

This journey is second to none as our exceptional instructors guide you through a cycle of poses to ensure an increase in strength, posture, relaxation, distressing, and inspiration for your next adventure. The sky is the limit as we challenge you to take on new heights, focus on individual development, and are passionate about the health of our participants.

To enhance your experience, this class is accessible by chair lift allowing scenic views as you ascend to your class. Tickets are $15 and available for purchase in Ski Beech Sports, located in our Resort Village. Participants are informed to ride the chairlift between 10:00 A.M. and 10:10 A.M as class begins at 10:30 A.M. and lasts for approximately one hour. Yoga mats are available for rent for $2.00, and early arrival is encouraged as spaces is limited.

Please see lift regulations here Scenic Lift Rides 2017

Tips for class participants:

  • Dress in layers. At 5506’ feet in elevation, class can get breezy.
  • Yoga mats are ONLY available for rent in Ski Beech Sports for $2. Yoga mats are NOT accessible at the summit.
  • Class starts promptly at 10:30 a.m. You must catch the lift by 10:10 a.m.
  • Please arrive early to ensure your spot in the class. Mile High Yoga does reach capacity.  Your spot in the class in not guaranteed.

Class Dates:

Saturday, June 3

Saturday, June 10

Saturday, June 17

Saturday, June 24

Saturday, July 1

Sunday, July 2

Saturday, July 8

Sunday, July 9

Saturday, July 15

Sunday, July 16

Saturday, July 22

Sunday, July 23

Saturday, July 29

Sunday, July 30

Saturday, August 5

Saturday, August 12

Saturday, August 19

Saturday, August 26

Saturday, September 2

Meet the instructors:


Cara Van Der Bauwede

Cara is a native of the Appalachian Mountains with a deep-rooted love for Yoga and it’s healing properties. She believes in guiding people to become the best version of themselves through teaching skills to alleviate stress in both the mind and the body. She enjoys studying the effects of stress on the body and is passionate about Positive Psychology, Stress Management, and Self Healing.






Jenna Thompson

Jenna Thompson, RYT, has been a dedicated yoga student for 15 years. She received her teacher training in Boone NC and considers Boone her strongest yoga family.

She teaches vinyasa flow with an emphasis on alignment.  Jenna believes that with proper alignment, the flow of a yoga sequence can allow someone to connect with poses and themselves more fluidly.  She brings a light intention to her class that invites awareness to the subtle connections we make from the world around us to our true self.  She does this with a combination of asana, mediation, and bhakti yoga.
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