Lillah Schwartz, yoga teacher at One Center Yoga, strikes a pose at the studio. Photo by Max Cooper

Young at heart

Since opening Asheville's first yoga studio in 1981, Lillah Schwartz has practiced and taught yoga to hundreds of Asheville locals, many of whom have gone on to become yoga teachers themselves. Schwartz specializes in an alignment-based yoga tradition called Iyengar yoga, which focuses on the precise positioning of the body, as well as breath control. […]