The purpose of Laotong Yoga is to offer classes, and educational opportunities that:

 - improve flexibility
 - increase strength
- promote healing
 - inspire change
 - encourage resilience
 - instill mindfulness
 - reduce stress
 - improve health
 - maintain integrity
 - cultivate compassion


Regardless of one's past and uncertain of one's future, Laotong Yoga roots its work in the present and welcomes all as kindred spirits.

老同Laotong Yoga is rooted in the belief that all beings are  connected through energies of deep awareness, great compassion, and expansive love.

Laotong Yoga envisions a community of people whose awareness of life and connection to others promotes peace, wellness, justice, and compassion.

Video created by Mike Youngren

老同The meaning of 'laotong' is drawn from Chinese culture where two young girls were bonded together for eternity as kindred sisters.


Laotong Yoga's Summer Event

When: Thursday, August 22, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: The Women's Charleston Club of Charleston

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  • Bring your friends and celebrate the work of offering yoga and meditation to adults incarcerated in WV state prisons.
  • Honor Lida Shepherd for her leadership in promoting criminal justice reform.
  • EnjoySpencer Elliott's unique and brilliant guitar performance.

The mission of Laotong Yoga is dedicated to improving individual health and wellness through the inquiry of movement (yoga) and stillness (meditation) in ways that deepen inner connections to self, others, and the world.

老同Laotong Yoga refuses to identify people by their failure or success, weakness or strength, oppression or privilege, or by the choices made in the course of living.

P.O. Box 406 Charleston, WV 25322     Phone: 304-595-0742       email: info@laotongyoga.org