Okra in the Press

Voted "Charlotte's Best Yoga Venue"
Creative Loafing - October 2013. "Whether your chakras are calling for relaxing yoga or sweaty yoga, this fresh spot (which opened last November) has a mix for folks who seek Nirvana. Best of all, the venue offers a full menu with coffee and teas that can be made to order and ready faster than you can say "Namaste!" read more...
Five Fitness Professionals Share Their Menus
Creative Loafing - January 2013. "...Alicia Roskind says she wanted two words to be associated with her yoga studio: "local" and "home." She found one that encompasses both. "After researching, I realized okra grew really well locally in Charlotte, and for Southerners, it's a home-cooked food," she says." read more...
Top Ten in Fitness
Southpark Magazine - December 2012 "The new Okra Charlotte yoga studio in Plaza Midwood goes beyond tighter abs and table pose. The plush studio offers tea, coffee, and massages alongside some of the city’s best yoga classes. This makes it the perfect spot to rise early for the studio’s 7 a.m. Morning Cup O’ Yoga class. While the class, which is often taught by the studio’s owner Alicia Roskind, is the studio’s typical vinyasa flow yoga, easing into it is easy in this cozy space where candles flicker on locally carved wooden tables and gray and taupe tones set the relaxation vibe..." read more...
Flexible Spending
gotidbits.com - 2013 "Make your workout more blissful than dismal at Plaza Midwood’s newest boutique yoga studio, Okra. With a charming space like an Anthropologie catalog come to life and a tea bar brewing artisan looseleaf teas and French pour coffee, you'll be tempted to stay all day." read more...