Specialty classes and workshops also offered.
Take all 3 foundation classes and earn a Certificate of Completion, or take foundation or specialty courses a la carte with instructor permission for foundational II, III.
- Intro to Yoga I
- Intro to Yoga II
- Intro to Yoga III
Click here to explore Yoga and Fitness classes and register online!
Callanwolde’s School of Yoga and Fitness offers a foundation track (complete all 3 foundation classes and receive a signed Certificate of Completion!) in the ancient techniques of Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga, as well as specialty yoga classes.
The program provides instruction in the poses and as study continues, pranayama and meditation are added. Practitioners also participate in karma yoga programs to connect to the needs of the community. There is commitment to work to sustain these programs as part of the yoga practice.
Classes are held in the Candler Mansion and are enjoyed by many in the beautiful surroundings of Callanwolde’s 12 acre campus.
Yoga and Fitness Foundation Track
Complete all 3 foundation courses to receive a signed certificate of completion. Students may also take classes ala carte with instructor permission. Callanwolde also offers specialty courses and workshops!
Intro to Yoga I
This one hour course introduces practitioners to the study of yoga to include the asanas (poses), basis breathing techniques and how to experience deep relaxation. Each student will receive personal instruction on alignment and focus. No previous study is required.
Intro to Yoga II
This one hour course is the continued study of the basic poses (asanas) presented in sequences to provide increased flexibility, strength and stamina; along with introductory pranayama (breathing exercise).
Intro to Yoga III
This 90 minute course is for the serious practitioner who utilizes the ongoing study of asanas and pranayama with the addition of mudras (hand gestures) and the yoga of sound or mantras. This level of study will bring deep levels of relaxation and the opportunity to cultivate the practice of meditation.
Veteran’s Scholarship Program
The scholarship program provides classes for veterans, absolutely free of charge, as a way of saying “thank you” for their service. Each participant is asked to fill out an application upon attendance of the first class. These classes are ongoing and follow the Callanwolde class schedule quarterly. Visit this page for more information.
Meet Kate Holland, Director of Yoga and Fitness
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center awards scholarships based on financial need and/or merit. Please visit our main Scholarships page here for scholarship applications and additional information.
About Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Callanwolde was built in 1920 by Charles Howard Candler, eldest son of The Coca-Cola Company founder Asa Griggs Candler. The estate is located in the Druid Hills neighborhood of Atlanta and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The 12 acre estate contains a magnificent Tudor Revival style mansion, lush gardens, and several outer buildings. Click here to learn more about the history of Callanwolde.
Today, Callanwolde is owned by Dekalb County and is the home of Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is a cultural community conservatory of the arts on a 12 acre campus. Callanwolde offers classes in the performing arts (music, music recording, dance, dance fitness), visual arts (painting/drawing, pottery, weaving/textiles, jewelry/metalsmithing, photography), writing, yoga, horticulture, culinary arts and more to students of all ages.
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
980 Briarcliff Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30306