Megan Pintus

Megan Pintus has spent the last 8 years living in various places, but has found her home in Abingdon, VA — in a large part thanks to Whitetop Yoga. She began her yoga journey in college when she practiced Bikram yoga in Washington. However, her hunger for deeper spiritual knowledge led her to explore various types of yoga and philosophy with little satisfaction. Megan, a naturally curious, competitive, and impatient person, had her first taste of peace at Whitetop yoga 2 1/2 years ago and has since been studying the physical and spiritual aspects of yoga with the WTY community. Megan found that yoga has been a safe place to ask big questions, explore the ability of her body, and continue her journey of falling in love with the world, her community, and herself.

Megan recently completed her RYT 200 hour with Katie Silcox and Julie Rutherford in Tantric Yoga — Tantra meaning ‘a method of expansion’, moving from your limitations to your full potential. Tantra believes in growth from all experiences and that demonizing any part of life is to reject the divine. This lineage utilizes asana, pranayama, and visualization in guided meditation to connect to the divine through the 5 senses. Tantric yoga focuses on harnessing Shakti, the force of creativity and change, in order to move through the world with more confidence and contentment, transforming day-to-day experiences into a cause for blissful celebration.



Megan Pintus instructs the following:
  • Power of Presence Flow
  • “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” -Marianne Williamson

    Join Megan Pintus after work Tuesday evenings for a new take on what it means to be powerful, both on and off the mat. When we think "power yoga," we tend to think about the physicality of our asana practice, about the chiseled arms we get from all those yogi push-ups, and about how far we can push ourselves physically: always seeking a bigger, better, stronger edge.

    While this class does offer a physically challenging practice, students are guided through a flow much greater than the vinyasa itself, and that is the divine gift of our presence, breath to breath. Students of this practice will walk away knowing that our true power lies not in the strength of our physical bodies, but in our ability to remain present, to sit with whatever arises moment to moment, and to do all of this with steadiness and ease.

     


  • Rise and Shine Flow
  • The golden hour for yoga is definitely first thing in the morning when the mind is quiet and impressionable.  Set the tone for your day with this medium intensity flow.  Class includes meditation, intention setting, core work, standing flow and backbends.  Perfect way to start your day.
    Pre-registration for this class is strongly encouraged.

  • Focused Flow
  • Join Camille for this flow class that moves fast enough to get the heart pumping but slow enough to make space for movement that is safe and sustainable. Great for beginners or more advanced students looking to deepen their understanding of alignment.

  • Meditative Restoration
  • This summer series offers a multilayered restorative practice. Robyn Raines will create each practice with a themed meditation to accompany the postures. Each week will have a different focus with guided visualization and poses that support that focus. 
     
    During summer, we often find that we put all of our energy out and fill every minute of the long days. This series gives you the opportunity to rest, digest, and renew. 
     
    We believe that meditation and restorative yoga compliment each other by giving physical postures to encourage relaxation of the body as well as a guide to encourage relaxation of the mind. 
     
    Feel free to come to one or all of the classes in this series! However, if you do come to all 5 you are eligible for our Series Special of 30 Days for $30. 

Contact Us

 

We are located at:

122 Wall Street NW

Abingdon, VA

276-492-6901

 

Our mailing address:

PO Box 1721

Abingdon, VA

24210

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