Kim and her husband, Chris Blades, opened Charm City Yoga in 2000 and the studio now has 7 locations and offers 100’s of classes per week. Countless students have been transformed by the Charm City Yoga method of teaching, which maintains that an individualized yoga practice will help you thrive.
Kim’s teacher training, the first in Baltimore, continues to cultivate instructors who innovate and inspire. Kim co-leads Baltimore’s first 6 day/week Mysore program, where you can get individual attention while guiding your own practice.
Kim travels to India each year to study Astanga yoga at KPJAYI. She is grateful to Richard Freeman for his care and continued tutelage. Kim is committed to yoga as a path to enlightenment
- Beginner Hot Vinyasa *
- Hot Vinyasa**
- Hot Yoga Express**
- Summer Solstice Sun Salutation with AVAM
Level 1, or 1 Diamond, classes are suitable for beginners who are looking for a slower paced, more descriptive experience. The class will help you develop body awareness, learn the basic postures (asanas) and their modifications. The emphasis on proper alignment will help you build strength slowly and safely. Learn yogic breathing and how to link breath with movement. Have fun in this informative class.
Level 2, or 2 Diamond, classes are suitable for intermediate students. The basic postures are expanded to include more difficult variations and may be described with less detail. The class will flow at a faster pace and the asanas will be held longer. The classes introduce more advanced breathing techniques and concepts in yogic philosophy including the energetic body.
**This is a rain or shine event**
Kim Manfredi is passionate about yoga and loves training students how to teach. She created Baltimore's first Teacher Training Program in 2002, and since has trained over 1000 students. Through her teachings she has been able to develop exceptional and inspired instructors who now offer classes throughout Charm City Yoga and beyond.
Kim began her personal yoga practice in 1988. She now travels all over the world to study with and learn from the best teachers of different yogic traditions. She understands that yoga is a living art and appreciates the history and innovation pervading the field.
Kim recognizes and values your passion about the practice. She utilizes that inspiration to help you become the best yoga teacher you can be.