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 March 2015 

  Dear        

Spring is just around the corner and will bring a welcome change to local weather. Spring also inspires us and brings a feeling of renewal as we witness new growth around us.   

 

This renewal can come from within us as well, if we practice a religion or engage in spiritual activities. Many of us do; some of us don't. Many in the West practice yoga just for the physical and health benefits, foregoing yoga's traditional Hindu roots. But there's a movement in India to reclaim yoga's spiritual and intellectual heritage and award it "brand" status. Which begs the questions: who owns yoga and can it be a brand?  


We have a few announcements about our yoga classes:  

  • A new Friday lunch hour class begins March 6, 12:10-12:50, led by Poonam Jain
  • The Wednesday 6-7pm class will have an emphasis on core strength and balance this month. It requires pre-registration.

         You can read about both classes below.  

  • Karma Yoga will be every second Saturday of the month. If you have a suggestion for an organization to support, send us an email.
  • Finally, yoga classes will be canceled March 7-8 for yoga teacher training.  

Feel rejuvenated and look 10 years younger with The Facial. Esthetician Kendelle Pelot is offering $10 off any facial in March! Call us to schedule yours today.

 

We offer a wide variety of classes and times as well as services to give you a pick-me-up.  

 

Namast´┐Ż,

 

Theresa Franklin, NCTMB, LMT, RYT, CMT
Olivia Kelly, NCTMB, LMT

 

Feature Article

 
workshopCan Yoga be a Brand?   

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently petitioned the United Nations for a "geographical indication" making yoga a brand belonging to India. This dovetailed with naming Shripad Yesso Naik "Minister of Yoga," who is promoting yoga, Ayurveda and other traditional teachings in schools, hospitals and government offices. The move appears to be an effort to reclaim yoga from the West.

But can yoga be a brand?

Bikram Choudhury's attempts to copyright his 26-asana sequence upset many people, agreeing with Deepak Chopra, who said, "Yoga belongs to the world."

If yoga is granted brand status for India, what would that mean to those in the West teaching and practicing yoga? You can read more about it here.
article3Two New Classes On the Schedule  
 
Lunch Hour Yoga with Poonam Jain

Take a mid-day break and get your weekend off to nulla great start with a 40-minute Lunch Hour yoga class. This all-levels class meets every Friday. You'll leave feeling refreshed for the rest of the day and ready for the weekend.

Class begins Friday, March 6, 12:10-12:50. 

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Focus On: The Core for Strength and Balance - 4 Weeks to a Stronger Core

A well-developed core does more than give us that "6-pack abs" look. A strong core improves our balance and helps us hold postures longer so we can enjoy their full benefits. Off the mat, a stronger core equates to better functional fitness, helping us with daily tasks such as picking up a toddler or moving a piece of furniture.

This 4-week course will focus on the core muscles, what they are (there are more than you think), how they interact with each other and with the rest of our muscles, and how strengthening them benefits us.

Pre-registration is required. This encourages students to make a commitment. Consistent practice allows them to see progress over the four-week class. Space is limited to 10 so sign up today!

Call Be Well Now at 462-3900 to register for the Core Strength and Balance class or for more information on either of these new classes.


 featurearticle March Facial Special
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Get The Facial and look 10 years younger! 

The Facial is a 45-minute treatment that will make your skin glow with youthful vigor. There's a reason why it's called the non-surgical facelift. The Facial is designed to:
  • improve skin elasticity
  • tighten and firm aging skin
  • decrease the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in the face and neck area.
The Rx Systems' scientifically advanced Glycolic Acid Peel, Enzyme Complex Peel and Rejuventating Facial Firming Mask benefit clients seeking improvement for their aging skin. You'll walk out of your appointment looking brighter and feeling renewed.

The non-surgical facelift is $95. March only - save $10 on any facial!

Call 462-3900 today to schedule your appointment.

 

The Be Well Now newsletter is edited by Danette Watt. For suggestions, comments or concerns about the newsletter content, contact her at dmwatt33@gmail.com. 
In This Issue
Quick Links

Our schedule of classes

Our services


Are  you a massage therapist?

We have space available for two massage therapists or like-minded wellness practitioners.

Call us at 462-3900 for more information.
 

"It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves... and it is not possible to find it elsewhere."

~Albert Camus.
jaimesanchezSore Muscles?

Massages are available every day with day and evening appointments.   

 

Call 462-3900 to schedule a massage with one of our four licensed massage therapists. 


  ourclasses Our staff 

YOGA
Tracey Curtis
Theresa Franklin
Judy Ryan
Danette Watt

MASSAGE THERAPISTS
Theresa Franklin
Olivia Kelly
Danielle Ray
Daniel Sheets

ESTHETICIAN
Kendelle Pelot


TAI CHI
Jerry Whitten

CAPOEIRA
Matt Hawkin

  ourclasses Our classes
Please check the website calendar to confirm class times. Friend us on Facebook for updates and cancellations.

YOGA
Sunday
1:00-2:00 pm - Healing Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Monday  
9:00-10:00 am - Hatha Yoga 
  
Tuesday
9:00-10:00 am - Hatha
6:00-7:00 pm - Vinyasa 

Wednesday
9:00-10:00 am - Hatha
6:00-7:00 pm - Focus On: Core Strength & Balance 
  
Thursday

6:00-7:00 pm - Vinyasa

Friday
12:10-12:50 pm - Lunch Hour Yoga 

            

Saturday
10:30-11:30 am
- Hot Yoga

TAI CHI
Monday 
 
Int. Chen Tai Chi
6:30-7:30 pm

Adv. Chen Tai Chi -
7:30-8:30 pm


Wednesday
Intro. to Chen Tai Chi
10:15-11:15 am 
 
CAPOEIRA
Tuesday/Thursday 
8:00-9:30 pm