Maryville, TN is a quiet town of under 30,000 residents. It is located between Knoxville and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Blount County.

Looking for a small community where you can practice your yoga, a community with sidewalks and greenways, and a town where it's safe to ride your bike on the streets? Maryville may just be your place.

This small town is home to Maryville College, a small liberal arts college, and has some of the best public schools in the state of Tennessee.

Not only that, but there are a number of different styles of yoga classes and teachers in Maryville.

Whether you're interested in studying hatha yoga or one of its various forms -- Anusara Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Yin Yoga, Deepak Chopra's Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga, or Kripalu Yoga in Maryville, TN -- you will not only find yoga classes and teachers to suit you, but also private lessons are quite affordable. Ranging from $35 to $75 an hour, local Maryville yoga teachers charge well below what you would expect to pay for personalized yoga in larger cities, and many will even make yoga house calls to teach you or your small group.

You'll find yoga in Maryville, TN not only in yoga studios and gyms, but also in martial arts centers, dance studios, and local churches. There are classes for complete beginners, as well as those who are always looking for the next challenge.

Also, because the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is so close, Maryville is a perfect place to stay in a bed and breakfast while hiking in the national park, where you can practice yoga and meditation to the music of wind in the trees, a gurgling brook, and the scent of wildflowers on the breeze.

Author's Bio: 

David Morgan teaches personalized yoga in Maryville, TN and leads yoga and hiking retreats in the Smoky Mountains. He also owns Yoga Class Hub, a yoga directory.