Yoga Open

The Yoga Open is an event open to the public for people of all skill levels and yoga styles to perform. Participants will perform a yoga routine that shows their flexibility, skills, and creativity, to the song of their choice. A panel of top yoga champions will judge each performance and award prizes at the end. This event is a way for yogis to connect with each other and see a diverse group of performances from yogis who have traveled from all over the world and USA. The first Yoga Open was part of the 2016 WAYcation in Austin, TX. Due to the great response, We Are Yoga will continue to host these events at different locations throughout the year.

This years Yoga Open features the Southern and Mid-Atlantic states super regional qualifier for USA Yoga held in Austin Texas and Bethesda, MD. We Are Yoga will be feat a new event platform called Battle Asana which will happen during the same weekend.

January 13 – 15, 2017 – Bethesda, MD – (Battle Asana Jan 14th at 6:30pm)

Join us in Bethesda, MD Jan 13-15 for a weekend of fun, learning, and demonstration. USA Yoga along with Pure Om and We Are Yoga are joining to bring you a full weekend of classes, workshops, and the Mid-Atlantic states super regional qualifier. We Are Yoga will be launching a new event platform called Battle Asana which is played like a game of HORSE or SKATE but now with YOGA. The Battle is bracket format and is a knock out style with the last yogi standing reaching the grand prize of $500 and a charitable donation to their cause or foundation. You do not want to miss this energy vortex of yogis coming from Chicago, NY, Pennsylvania and More! Anyone can participate and demonstrate at this event for their respected state. Learn more and register here:

Our next yoga open event will be hosted at:
Pure Om Hot Yoga Bethesda
7832 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 215-7820

January 27 – 30, 2017 – Austin, TX (Battle Asana Jan 29th at 1pm)

Join us in East Austin, TX Jan 27-30th, 2017 for the 2nd annual Yoga Open event. A We Are Yoga and USA Yoga event taking place at Bikram Yoga East Austin with host, asana champ, and school owner Gabriel Tavera; Yoga Asana Champion and Coach/Judge Gianna Purcell, and international champion/USA Yoga President Joseph Encinia. We promise this will a fun and special event you will not want to miss. Get your plane tickets and accommodations set up soon while prices are good. This event will be a super regional qualifier. We’ll see you in Austin! Yeah Baby! WAY team member Briana Bernal will also be there and is competing in the first ever Battle Asana. Grand Prize is $500 with 50% of that being donated to the charity of the winners choice.

Multiple competitions — Open to the public

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Classic HathaVinyasa FlowArm BalanceAcro & TandemProp YogaMusic FlowCreative Freestyle

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Highlights from Past Yoga Open Events

Get inspired! Below are videos from our top scoring participants from our first Yoga Open event in Austin, TX. Congratulations to Henry Winslow for taking home the people’s choice award!

Henry Winslow:

Jared McCann:

Gianna Purcell:

Ben Sears:

Jennifer Mendel:

Sanci Garcia:

Sean O’Toole:

Ashley Arnold:

Monica LeBanksy: