Amethyst Realm brings cacao and flow arts to the South Slope

This community safe space has big plans to get Asheville moving.


Get your fix of cacao at the Amethyst Realm lounge.

Welcome Amethyst Realm, a new cacao lounge and community flow Center to the South Slope as it celebrates its grand opening this weekend. From this Friday, June 2 to Sunday, June 4, it’s debuting its space at 244 Short Coxe Ave. with a jam-packed schedule of events.

The space serves as a flow arts gym, offering all kinds of movement classes, from aerial and acrobatic to lyra and kids flow — plus, it doubles as a music and arts venue. Folks can also sip and munch on cacao and botanical water creations in the lounge.

The three-day grand opening celebration boasts a lineup of yoga classes, tarot readings, fire performances, live music, and even a tie-dyeing workshop. Events are free to attend, with donations encouraged for teachers and workshop leaders. Plus, get a taste of Amethyst Realm’s cacao offerings with cacao drinks available for purchase at the bar. See the full schedule of events.

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