Charlotte Yoga's Suzanne Bergen is leading the September 6th Yoga On Tap class dedicated to remembering the victims of 9-11 as the 15th-year anniversary is upon us.
After Climbing the corporate ladder in New York City for 15 years at a midtown Manhattan hotel as the director of Sales and Marketing, Suzanne surged into the athletic world. She completed seven New York City Marathons before beginning her yoga journey in 1993 in New York City practicing Ashtanga yoga with Beryl Bender Birch and has been hooked on yoga ever since!
In 1997, Suzanne moved to Charlotte with her husband and triplet boys and began practicing Power Yoga with her neighbor, Grace Morales. She completed Power Yoga and Hot 26TM Yoga teacher trainings with Grace in 2005 has attended workshops with Bryan Kest, Seane Corne, and Rolf Gates. She has been a lead teacher at Charlotte Yoga for 10 years, has had the honor of representing Lululemon as an ambassador, and was named “Charlotte’s Most Moving Instructor” by Class Pass in 2016.
Recently, Suzanne has expanded her fitness prowess and started competing in stair climb races across the country. She is currently ranked among the top 8 female tower runners in the U.S. and ranks 2nd in her age group. Suzanne and her husband, Joe are currently the race directors of The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Stair Climb held at the Duke Energy Center. By incorporating the physical and spiritual aspects of yoga together, her classes link the application of alignment, meditation, intention and prayer, creating an inner journey towards healing and empowerment.