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Back to School for Adults in Mint Hill at The Lofts at 7714

For the most part, kids head back to school next Monday, so why shouldn’t you? Looking to find a new hobby or skill, meet new friends, and enrich your life?  Autumn is a great time to do it and the tenants of The Lofts at 7714 have something for just about every adult this fall.

  • Try a Tai Chi class or other martial arts form with Mint Hill Martial Arts, located in Suite A.
  • Take a pottery class with one of the local artists of Pottery 51, located in Suite C.  Or if you are planning some home redecorating this fall, visit their gallery to find the perfect accent piece.
  • Learn how to truly relax and build strength in one of Mint Hill Yoga’s classes.  They have something for every body from a beginners’ series to Viniyoga (breath centric yoga), Fusion, curvy yoga and senior yoga in their Suite F studio.
  • Or fulfill a lifelong dream and finally take up that musical instrument you’ve always wanted to play with a private lesson at Spotlight Performing Arts Academy of Suite B.  They offer 30 or 60 minute weekly private lessons for voice, guitar, piano, bass, percussion, acting, and band and orchestra instruments.

The Lofts at 7714 is Mint Hill’s only retrofitted mill property featuring ten unique commercial spaces.


Mint Hill Yoga Adds Holistic Psychotherapist

In August, Mint Hill Yoga moves “one step closer to being a complete holistic wellness center” according to owner Bettie Shea as it welcomes Dr. Danielle Edwards, Ed.D., LPCS, NCC to its team.

Visit Mint Hill Yoga’s website for a message from Dr. Edwards explaining her practice.

Mint Hill Yoga is located in Suite E of The Lofts at 7714 in downtown Mint Hill.  This retrofitted mill property at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road is home to many local businesses such as Mint Hill Yoga.  Mint Hill Yoga’s 685 square foot space includes a large studio room, a private therapy room, and an office.

For more information about this Mint Hill yoga studio’s classes and workshops, visit


Start Your Summer Off Right with Mint Hill Yoga

Mint Hill Yoga is now comfortably settled into its expanded space within The Lofts at 7714, the retrofitted mill building located at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road in downtown Mint Hill.  And its extensive class schedule is evidence that the new 685 square foot space is offering more opportunity for yoga practitioners of all ages, sizes and experience levels in Mint Hill.

In June, Mint Hill Yoga’s class schedule has something planned for every day of the week:

Sundays at Mint Hill Yoga: 

  • Slow Flow at 7 pm – start your week off in the right frame of mind.

Mondays at Mint Hill Yoga: 

  • Gentle Fusion at 9:30 am – enjoy a class that combines asanas from the viniyoga and alignment traditions along with large doses of breathwork and meditation.
  • Fusion 1/2 Series at 6 pm
  • Fusion 1/2 Series at 7:30 pm

Tuesdays at Mint Hill Yoga:

  • Beginners’ Yoga at 5:30 pm – all are welcome.

Wednesdays at Mint Hill Yoga:

  • Yoga Over 50 at 9:30 am – This recently renamed class now more accurately describes the incredible energy, laughter and interest in growth of this group.
  • Curvy Yoga at 6:45 pm

Thursdays at Mint Hill Yoga:

  • Mindful Vinyasa at 7 pm

Fridays at Mint Hill Yoga:

Saturdays at Mint Hill Yoga:

  • Beginners Yoga at 9 am
  • Mindful Vinyasa at 10:15 am
  • Curvy Yoga at 12 pm

250 Square Foot Space Available Within Days at The Lofts at 7714

With the move and expansion of Mint Hill Yoga into a larger space within The Lofts at 7714, its former studio will be on the market in just eight days – April 16th.  The 250 square foot space is perfect for a professional’s office, an artist’s studio or entrepreneur’s first commercial home like Mint Hill Yoga.  Owner Bettie Shea started her yoga business in this space, built up her client base and after just a year and a half, Mint Hill Yoga’s growth spurred its move to the larger 685 square foot space within The Lofts at 7714.

The 250 square foot space’s features include:

  • One of the building’s original wood doors serving as its entrance
  • A large picture window for light and display, which comes complete with blinds when privacy is preferred
  • Wood laminate flooring
  • Its own air conditioning unit fully controlled by tenant

The Lofts at 7714 is a retrofitted mill property at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road.  For more information about this available commercial space in downtown Mint Hill, email or

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

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.

Mint Hill Residents Don’t Have to Drive to Charlotte for Great Yoga

That’s right.  Don’t waste your gas and your time driving to Charlotte for yoga classes when there is a terrific yoga studio right in the heart of downtown Mint Hill – Mint Hill Yoga.

Mint Hill Yoga’s studio is located in the interior of The Lofts at 7714 (7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road).  Whether you are a long-time yoga practitioner or a yoga neophyte, owner and instructor Bettie Shea has something for you.  In fact that is her motto – Yoga for Every Body.  No matter your age, body type or physical condition, Mint Hill Yoga has a class, group or private, to suit you.

This month their class offerings include a Senior Yoga Series, a Slow Flow Series, and classes in Mindful Vinyasa, Slow Flow and Deep Stretch.  The studio also regularly holds Friday night workshops and is planning a Yoga Book Club for the New Year.

Looking for a closer yoga studio?  Interested in trying yoga for the first time to stretch your muscles or find inner peace?  Whatever the reason, give Mint Hill Yoga a try.

For more information, visit

For more information about The Lofts at 7714, a retrofitted mill property featuring ten unique spaces, check out this virtual tour of our move-in-ready commercial space in downtown Mint Hill now available.



Mint Hill Yoga Introducing Yoga Book Club

It’s not too early to think about your New Year’s Resolution.  Make a different kind of resolution this year – one that truly enriches your mind, body and spirit.  Starting in January, Mint Hill Yoga will offer a Yoga Book Club, which will meet on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm starting on January 8th.

Consider making this your resolution.  For only $5 per week, pre-registered participants will enjoy tea and cookies while they discuss reading and what it means for them on and off the mat.  Pre-registration will be available on in mid November.

The first book up for discussion is The Bhagavad Gita translated by Stephen Mitchell.  Bettie Shea, the owner of Mint Hill Yoga, describes it as the story of Arjuna, a young warrior on the battlefield, and his encounter with Krishna, who is God incarnate.  The entire story is a conversation between the two about life and death, the after life and spirituality.  It is a story you will truly never forget.

For more information about yoga classes in Mint Hill, Friday night workshops at the studio and this Yoga Book Club, visit

Mint Hill Yoga is located in the interior of The Lofts at 7714, a retrofitted mill property in downtown Mint Hill with available commercial space.

The Lofts at 7714 is the Place for Women Business Owners in Mint Hill

Did you know that four of the current seven tenants within The Lofts at 7714 are women-owned businesses?  It’s true.  The majority of businesses within our vibrant tenant community are led by females.  As a real estate partnership with a majority female ownership, JMMT Partnership, the owner of The Lofts at 7714, is proud to assist women business owners get their start or expand their business with affordable rents in Mint Hill’s most unique commercial property, the former Kingcraft Hosiery Mill.

There are three spaces currently available in The Lofts at 7714, including a move-in ready 685 square foot commercial space.  Are you a female small business owner looking for space?  Then come check out The Lofts at 7714, located at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road in downtown Mint Hill.

You will have plenty of company.  Meet our outstanding women business owners…

Angela Gordon Mills of Spotlight Performing Arts Academy:  As a long-time performer and teacher, Angela opened Spotlight Performing Arts Academy in August 2012 in order to fulfill her dream of owning and managing her own performing arts school.  Spotlight is the most convenient and rewarding place for Mint Hill children, teens and adults to begin, expand or perfect their voice, musical instrument or theatre skills.

Bettie Shea of Mint Hill Yoga:  Since opening her own yoga studio in The Lofts at 7714 a little over a year ago, Bettie’s business has grown tremendously.  She and two other instructors offer multiple classes per week in a variety of yoga styles, including senior yoga, Vinyasa, gentle Hatha, Fusion, Slow Flow and Deep Stretch.  They also offer Friday night workshops.

Lynn Leary of Employment Practices Counsel:  Lynn and her staff offer a wide array of human resource and employment services including consulting on employee relations; issue response and internal investigations; a subscription-based HR service; policy and procedure development; background screening; and training and development.

Cheryl Murphy of Click.Pack.Move!:  Cheryl and her staff assist individual clients and groups relocating to the Charlotte area find the ideal apartment choice.  In her 17 years in business, Cheryl has built a strong reputation for quality and service within the local real estate market.

Try Yoga for Free This Weekend in Mint Hill

The Lofts at 7714 tenant Mint Hill Yoga is celebrating its one-year anniversary by offering free 30 minute yoga classes this Saturday, September 7th.  From 3 to 5 pm, the studio will be open to the public to enjoy a complimentary sampling of yoga and some chai tea.  Mint Hill Yoga instructors Bettie Shea and Keisha Battles will conduct the classes on a first come first serve basis.  They specialize in “yoga for every body.”  So if yoga is something you’ve wanted to try but were too shy, this is a great opportunity to see if it is for you.

Mint Hill Yoga is located in the interior of The Lofts at 7714 at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road.  Visitors to this Open House should take the left driveway of the building to the back parking lot and enter at the “Mint Hill Yoga” sign.