Monthly Archives: March 2014

Don’t Miss This Incredible Offer on Summer Camps at Spotlight Performing Arts Academy in Mint Hill

There are just five days left to take advantage of Spotlight Performing Arts Academy’s 20% discount off of any of its summer camps.  As Mint Hill’s premier performing arts school, Spotlight offers individual and group voice, musical instrument and theatre classes.  Over the summer, it also offers a wide range of enriching camps that allow kids from age 4 to 17 to expand their horizons, explore their talents, meet new friends and simply have fun.

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy has ten different camps on its summer schedule, starting the week of June 16th and ending the week of August 22nd.  Click here for a full list of Spotlight Performing Arts summer camps.

Parents interested in signing their children up for one of the camps at the 20% discount have until Monday, March 31st to sign them up in person at the studio.  The academy is located in Suite B of The Lofts at 7714, Mint Hill’s only retrofitted mill property situated right on highway 51 in downtown Mint Hill.


Mint Hill Yoga Expanding its Studio within The Lofts at 7714

Just over a year and a half after opening its yoga studio in The Lofts at 7714, Mint Hill Yoga is more than doubling its studio space within this retrofitted mill building in the heart of downtown Mint Hill.  The popularity within the Mint Hill community for the studio and its teachers has been enormous.  With its expanded studio space, Mint Hill Yoga will be able to accommodate the high demand from interested students by featuring larger class sizes.  In addition, with more space, Mint Hill Yoga will be able to expand its offerings for seniors and others with special needs, a key mission of the studio.

Mint Hill Yoga provides a variety of yoga classes for beginners to experienced practitioners, as well as monthly workshops.  For more information about the studio, its yoga class schedule and more, visit

The Lofts at 7714 is the home of seven local entrepreneurs, professionals and artists.  For more information about this commercial space in Mint Hill, visit

685 Square Foot Space Available in Downtown Mint Hill

The Lofts at 7714 currently has a fully finished 685 square foot space available.  This interior, three room space, which features a large front room, two smaller rooms, large picture windows and custom built book shelves, is perfect for a smaller office, studio or school.  Located in the heart of downtown Mint Hill in the historic Kings Craft mill building at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, The Lofts at 7741 is the home to a thriving community of local entrepreneurs, professionals and artists.

For more information about the space or to schedule a tour, email JMMT Partnership at

Auditions for Spotlight Performing Arts Spring Musical Rescheduled

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy will hold two more auditions this week for its spring musical – Bye, Bye Birdie.  The original try out dates were impacted by the three day snow storm back in February, so the school wants to provide interested actors in grades six through twelve another chance to land a spot in this classic musical.

Bye, Bye Birdie Auditions at Spotlight Performing Arts Academy:

  • Tuesday, March 11 at 6pm
  • Thursday, March 13 at 6 pm

The auditions are first come, first serve so show up early or call 704-545-7373 to reserve a spot.  For more information, visit

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy is located in downtown Mint Hill in The Lofts at 7714 (7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road).


Mint Hill Yoga Announces Upcoming, Exciting Workshops and Excursions

Mint Hill Yoga continues to expand its offerings as more and more Mint Hill residents demand additional yoga class times and varieties.  Starting this month, Yoga for Beginners is now available two times a week:

  • 90 minute 5:30 pm Tuesday class with Mint Hill Yoga owner and instructor Bettie Shea that goes from 3/11 through 4/8 – cost is $40 for the five week series
  • 60 minute 9 am Saturday class with instructor Keisha Battles – cost is $35 for 5 consecutive Saturdays

The studio is also planning two yoga workshops for April at a cost of $35 per workshop:

  • Spring Renewal Restorative Workshop on Friday, April 4 from 7 – 9 pm with instructor Bettie Shea
  • Yin/Yang Workshop on Saturday, April 12 from 4 – 6 pm with instructors Ashley Masters and Kacy Pleasants

And finally, Mint Hill Yoga recently announced that it is planning to host two incredible yoga retreats, one near and one far:

  • Yoga in the Mountains is scheduled for October 17-19, 2014
  • Yoga in France is scheduled for June 13-20, 2015  (early bird discount available through May 30, 2014)

Visit Mint Hill Yoga’s website at for more information about its monthly class schedule, workshops and these exciting yoga retreats.

Mint Hill Yoga is located in Suite H of The Lofts at 7714, Mint Hill’s only retrofitted mill property located in the downtown business district.