A Mindful Bride: Yoga Retreat

As a Bride,

you go to great lengths planning your wedding day to ensure everything will be picture perfect, enjoyed by your guests, and seamlessly executed. Of course all of these elements are extremely important, however, it is crucial to take time to prepare yourself mentally and physically for your big day! Yoga is the perfect outlet to rejuvenate your mind and body during the stress of wedding planning, and the perfect opportunity to relax with your bridesmaids before the big weekend. Treat yourself and your crew to a yoga session and brunch party here at the Rutledge House. Breath, let go of stress, relieve tension, enjoy the moment, and stretch your body. Have the instructor read passages that invoke thoughts of love and happiness. It will be the calm before the storm, literally!

 


 

Ditch The Studio: To make your yoga session an intimate affair, researchvenuesthat have private popup event packages, equipped with vendors and specialized personnel that will take care of the logistics and legwork for you.


 

Home Grown: After taking time to replenish your spirit and your mind, you and the girls can refuel your bodies by partacting in a healthful brunch. Take advantage of local artisans and indulge brunch-y selections such as cold pressed juices, Kombucha, organic blends of hot tea, chia seed pudding, homemade granola with almond milk, acai and smoothie bowls, avocado toast, and fresh heirloom bruschetta.

A Look at Charleston’s Best Rehearsal Venues

You’ve said yes to your fiancé and to Charleston, now its time to start looking at dates and venues. When you’ve planned your dream wedding day, you want a rehearsal dinner location that matches its charm. Charleston is consistently ranked at the top of the country’s food rankings, and with the plethora of prime bars and restaurants, deciding on the best venue for the day before the big day is no easy task. Take a look at our picks for the city’s top rehearsal dinner venues to help you narrow down your selection. Read more

The Pavilion @ Patriots Point {Wedding Venue Spotlight}

The Pavilion at Patriots Point is on our radar for venue hotspots. Located in Mount Pleasant, the venue’s waterfront view of Charleston harbor is just one of it’s most beautiful attractions. With a vast area for cocktail hour and reception, the bride and groom can truly make the venue their own by adding personal touches and details to the overall theme and decor.

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“I do” at The Cotton Dock {Wedding Venue Spotlight}

The Cotton Dock at Boone Hall Plantation is the ideal venue for hosting a wedding ceremony & reception for any number of guests!

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Creek Club @ I’on {Wedding Venue Spotlight}

The Creek Club @ Ion is located in Mount Pleasant, SC. With spacious porches and spectacular sunset views, the venue is very fitting for hosting a wedding reception. The Creek Club @ Ion can accommodate anywhere from 75-300 guests, which makes it suitable for just about any client!

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Married at The Middleton Place {Wedding Venue Hotspot}

The Middleton Place in Charleston, SC is another venue hotspot that we absolutely love! The Middleton Place is the perfect location for a large wedding, with its abundant amount of space and spectacular views of the Ashley River. Not only does is provide a beautiful ceremony area, but the venue also provides different spaces specialized for cocktail hour and the reception.
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Choosing the Perfect Venue {Boone Hall Plantation}

When you finally pick that perfect place for where you want to tie the knot, a lot goes into using a certain space to create that perfect ceremony and reception you’ve always fantasized. When your significant other and soon to be spouse (!!!) gets down on one knee and asks you to spend the rest of your life with him, you can finally start planning the wedding of your dreams.

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 You may ask, how do I choose a venue when there are hundreds of beautiful venues in Charleston?!

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