We are rooted in health and the therapeutic aspects of yoga. We are committed to helping you find your personal well of inner strength.
Public & Private Yoga
Workshops, Transformational Retreats & Advanced Trainings
Corporate Yoga, Mindfulness & Stress Reduction
Reiki Healing, Training & Certification
“I love Teresa! There is something about the way she walks you through a pose that allows you to squeeze every bit of goodness from it. Her verbal queues direct so well that even a beginner like me can properly move through asanas to get the maximum benefit from them. She is knowledgeable and patient and able to help her students adapt no matter their experience, strength or flexibility. Take a class with her. You won’t be sorry!” — Carol G.
Fall Equinox – 9/22 9am – 11:15am
Friday Foam Roller Class – 10/5 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Happy Hips & Happy Heart – Line Dance & Yoga – 11/4 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Courses & Workshops
Fall Equniox Extended Practice and Meditation
Saturday, September 22
9:00 am – 11:15 am
@Home Studio Roswell
Through Yoga, Ritual and Meditation, we will mark the seasonal change and our bodies responses to those changes. Autumn, according to yogic science (Ayurveda), is the most potent time of the year to make deep and lasting changes in your body, mind and spirit. It is the season of Vata – wind energy. When harnessed skillfully, Vata brings about significant and beautiful personal transformation and creativity. When left unchecked Vata can stir up anxiety, monkey-mind, and stress.
A great way to enter the Fall season refreshed and ready to harness that Vata wind!
All levels of yogis and yoginis are welcome. Class size is limited to 10.
Bring a journal.
Foam Roller Fridays
Friday, October 5
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
@Home Studio, Roswell
Offered Monthly. 90 minutes of foam roller fun, learn moves to stretch, release and strengthen. All levels of practitioners are welcome!
Cost: Class Session Members $20; Drop in for $25.Sign Up!
Happy Hips & Happy Hearts
Line Dane & Yoga Workshop
Sunday, November 4
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
with Teresa Owen – E-RYT200; CYET; C-IAYT and Wendy Haggerty C-IAYT
@ Northside Church, 1125 Houze Road, Roswell
Join us for an afternoon of fun with line dance and yoga. Loosen those hips and open those hearts!
Line Dancing is a great way to kick up your heels and enjoy life! We’ll get those hips moving and grooving to all kinds of rhythms including Country, R&B, Oldies, and Latin. Dance with your friends and learn a few handy moves to take with you anywhere.
If you’ve never done yoga before, or even if you have, there’s no need to touch your toes or put your foot behind your head! We’ll breathe, stretch and open our hearts. You will leave feeling lighter and refreshed.
Preregistration required by June 15, Space is limited. No RefundsSign Up!
Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it. Whoever has polished it more sees more – more unseen forms become manifest to him.
Polishing the Heart:
The Yogic Path to Clear Seeing
Yoga & Meditation Retreat
March 7-11, 2018
@Point Reyes National Seashore and Ratna Ling Retreat
Join me in Northern California this spring to uncover the deep expansive space that lives within you. Through hiking, yoga, meditation, journaling and shared community, we will reconnect with our hearts and allow it to light the path toward clear seeing.
We start our journey in Mill Valley for breakfast and head toward the coast to explore the beauty that is the Point Reyes National Seashore. We may get lucky and experience the sea lions and maybe the gray whales. Then we will head to Ratna Ling and settle in for 3 nights and days of yoga, meditation, and rest.
All levels are welcome.
Cost: Complete @ $1290 or Commuter at $1090
$1290 for complete package – Wednesday pm – Sunday – Early Bird: pay by 11/30/17 $1190 total
- 4 nights accomodations including single room on Wednesday night in Mill Valley and double occupancy cottage lodging Thursday – Sunday (private room, shared bath) at Ratna Ling
- Guided excursion to Point Reyes on Thursday
- All meals Thursday evening through Sunday morning, organic and deliciously prepared
- Daily yoga and meditation
Does not include:
- Thursday morning breakfast & lunch
- Rental Car or Coordinated Ground Transportation (group leader will facilitate)
$1090 for commuter package – Thursday am – Sunday – Early Bird: pay by 11/30/17 $990 total
- Guided excursion to Point Reyes
- Double occupancy cottage lodging Thursday – Sunday (private room, shared bath) at Ratna Ling
- All Meals Thursday evening through Sunday morning
- Daily yoga and meditation
Does Not include:
- Thursday morning breakfast & lunch
- Coordinated Ground Transportation (group leader will facilitate)
DEPOSIT, PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY $500 deposit holds your space. The balance is due by January 15, 2017. No refunds or cancellations after December 31, 2017. Register online or by mailing a check to Inner Smile Yoga, 10230 Kinross Road, Roswell, GA 30076.
Register for CA Commuter Package
Reiki Healing Circle
Wednesdays, monthly, 7pm – 9 pm
Monthly Practice Sessions for Level 1 graduates and above. Format will be to have group work on each individual for approximately 20 minutes each.
Cost: $25Sign Up
REIKI Level I Workshop and Certification
Sunday, September 30, 2018
10:00 am – 4:30 pm
@ Home Studio, Roswell
This one-day course is the beginning level of Reiki Training.
There will be some lecture/discussion, but the bulk of the class will be practice. You will receive an initiation/or attunement to the Reiki energy and then begin to work with yourself and others in the class. You will learn and receive:
• Reiki method, history and benefits
• Chakra system
• Grounding & clearing techniques
• Daily ritual with 5 Reiki Precepts and hand positions
• Practice Techniques for self-healing
• Practice Working on others & techniques for animals
• Initiation/Attunement to Reiki energy
• Level One Certificate
• Ongoing monthly Reiki circles ($25 per session)
There will be some assigned reading and handouts. No prerequisite is needed.
This workshop is for those interested in learning how to work with Reiki for the purpose of self-healing and is a prerequisite for beginning to work with Reiki healing on others. Individuals with chronic conditions and their caregivers can also benefit, as well as other health/healing professionals who want to enhance their practices.
Cost: $125Sign Up
About Teresa Owen
Teresa Owen, E-RYT200, YCEP, C-IAYT, founded Inner Smile Yoga in 2005, to fill a void for those students intimidated or fearful of the growing large studio and fast-paced yoga scene. She is certified in yoga, yoga therapy and as a continuing education provider. She offers both public and private classes, workshops, and retreats in Marin County and Atlanta, Georgia, her current home. One-on-one therapeutic specialties include the nervous system, pelvic floor, asthma/respiratory conditions, hormonal/energy imbalances and a wide variety of orthopedic applications.
She has been studying yoga since 1997. Her primary influences include Tias Little, Aadil Palkhivala, and Mark Horner. She is trained in the Iyengar style with an eclectic mix of intensive work with Forrest Yoga, Vini, and Shadow Yoga. She received her Yoga Therapy certification in 2004.
Teresa’s approach reflects her experience as a longtime competitive athlete, healthcare advocate, event and group facilitator, wife and mother of two young adults. She weaves together her life experience, love of yoga and spiritual exploration, with an eye toward keeping her classes both accessible and challenging.
Skilled in tracking the movement and grounding of energy, she is a Reiki Master and continues to expand her training in other forms of subtle-body healing. She is currently a dedicated student of Shadow Yoga.
Yoga has a clever way of sneaking up on you. With consistent practice, little delicious “aha” moments arise and illuminate your inner knowing.
Deeply rooted in the classical Hatha Yoga tradition, we seek to support every student in their quest to find their personal approach to Yoga. Public classes are limited to 8 students for a more intimate and effective learning experience. We strongly believe Yoga is accessible to everyone, regardless of physical limitation. In our small studio environment, there is a strong sense of community and shared learning. Beginners learn from more advanced students and more advanced students learn from beginners.
Every class is designed to be safe, challenging and engaging, regardless of your yoga experience. We give our students a strong foundation in proper alignment and reinforce the concept of “Beginner’s Mind.” Both are essential tools for understanding the energetic principles behind yoga and the “rajas” or “juice” available in a space without force or aggression.
Teresa is a Reiki Master trained in the Usui Shiki Ryoho tradition.
Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by “laying on hands” and is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one’s “life force energy” is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy.
A treatment feels like a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and around you. Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing.
Reiki is a simple, natural and safe method of spiritual healing and self-improvement that everyone can use. It also works in conjunction with all other medical or therapeutic techniques to relieve side effects and promote recovery.
- Reiki treatments are available for $85/hour or $130/90 minutes.
- Sliding scale is available.
- Upcoming workshops schedule