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 January 2015 



Welcome to 2015!  


"I resolve to lose weight, get fit, save money...." How many of those have you made?  


Resolutions are easy to make in the excitement of the New Year but often get broken quickly. This year, why not make a commitment to a lifestyle change, one that feeds your soul, nourishes your mind and challenges your body. Commit to taking one of our many yoga, tai chi and capoeira classes regularly and you'll start to see a positive change in your life.  


Returning for an encore presentation of Qi Infused Yoga is author and E-RYT Brenda Schnable. Qi Infused Yoga is great for all levels of students and especially helpful for baby boomers due to its gentle flowing style. This workshop is 1:30-3:30, Saturday, January 24, $25 pre-registration or $30 same day. See our Special Events page for more payment information and options.  


Also returning is Yoga Teacher Training. Registration continues for this 10-month program that starts February 6. Space is limited, so contact us now if you are considering taking part in this unique and powerful training. Read below for more information.  


 Judy Ryan joins our staff, teaching the Saturday morning Hot Yoga class. And Danette Watt will lead Yoga for Athletes Wednesday evenings. 


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




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


Feature Article

workshopQi Infused Yoga Workshop  

Yoga teacher and author Brenda Schnable returns for another presentation of Qi Infused Yoga Saturday, Jan. 24, 1:30-3:30 pm. Pre-registration is $25; $30 same day registration.

Qi (Chi) Infused Yoga benefits any age group but is especially good for the 35+ and baby boomer generation.

In this workshop, you'll learn to:      Detoxify your body naturally Increase your life-force energy Focus on energy as well as strength and flexibility.

Brenda is an E-RYT500 with Yoga Alliance. She is certified in 24 Postures of Therapeutic Qigong and is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists.

The former Wood River resident's own medical challenges led her to develop a style of yoga that incorporates the principles of qigong, a life-source energy found in different cultures. Along the way she wrote two award-winning books, "Access Your Inner Power: Awakening Your Health and Vitality" (2012) and "Qi Infused Yoga" (2014).

Email or call to pre-register. Payment is accepted by check, credit card or PayPal on our website.

article3New Yoga Teachers, New Yoga Class

New Teacher
Judy Ryan
joins the staff at Be
Well Now, taking over Shannon Dunham's Saturday morning Hot Yoga class. 

Judy became a certified yoga teacher last November
but has been practicing yoga for a number of years. She brings to her classes a joy of yoga and practical knowledge gained from experience.

Join Judy for Hot Yoga, Saturday mornings, 10:30-11:30.

New Class
Danette Watt is a runner and Crossfitter who also became a certified yoga teacher last November. As an athlete, Danette knows mobility and flexibility can improve performance.

She'll lead a Yoga for Athletes class Wednesdays, 6-7 pm. She also teaches Monday and Wednesday mornings, 9-10. 


 featurearticle Yoga Teacher Training 2015     

Do you have a passion for yoga? Have you considered learning to teach yoga?

The next professional yoga teacher certification program starts in February 2015. This 200-hour, 10-month training is led by renowned naturopathic doctor Jaime Sanchez, of West-East Natural Healing.

The program takes place one weekend per month (Friday evening through Sunday) for 10 months. Students receive instruction that meets curriculum standards set by Yoga Alliance to become a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher. It includes detailed instruction on anatomy & physiology (including a lab), yogic philosophy, class instructional curriculum and practicum teaching, and one-on-one individualized instruction in a small-class setting.

Cost is $2,300. To register and arrange deposits and payments, contact Be Well Now at 462-3900. Scroll down our Special Events page for more details and specific dates for Yoga Teacher Training 2015.


The Be Well Now newsletter is edited by Danette Watt. For suggestions, comments or concerns about the newsletter content, contact her at 
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Our schedule of classes

Our services

Some of the classes and rejuvenating services we offer:

* Yoga
* Tai Chi
* Capoeira
* Massages (weekends and evenings too!)
* Skin care
....and more!

Call 462-3900 today!
When you talk,
you are only repeating what you
already know.

But if you listen,
you may learn something new.

~ Dalai Lama

jaimesanchez Tai Chi Class Added to Schedule


The next series of Tai Chi classes with Jerry Whitten begins Jan. 5 and Jan. 7. All classes are $60 for a 10-week session.     


Monday classes begin Jan. 5.  


Intro to Chen Tai Chi - 5:30-6:30 pm  


Intermediate Chen Tai Chi - 6:30-7:30 pm  


Advanced Chen Tai Chi - 7:30-8:30 pm     


Wednesday classes begin Jan. 7  


Intro to Chen Tai Chi 10:15-11:15 am   


 ourclasses Our staff 

Tracey Curtis
Theresa Franklin
Judy Ryan
Danette Watt

Theresa Franklin
Olivia Kelly
Danielle Ray
Daniel Sheets

Kendelle Pelot

Jerry Whitten

Matt Hawkin

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

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

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

9:00-10:00 am - Hatha
6:00-7:00 pm - Yoga for Athletes 
6:00-7:00 pm - Vinyasa 


10:30-11:30 am
- Hot Yoga

Intro to Chen Tai Chi 
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Intermediate Chen Tai Chi
6:30-7:30 pm

Advanced Chen Tai Chi -
7:30-8:30 pm

Intro to Chen Tai Chi
10:15-11:15 am 
8:00-9:30 pm