Synergy in Avon starts new ‘Yoga for Healing’ classes |

Synergy in Avon starts new ‘Yoga for Healing’ classes

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What: Yoga For Healing, a new yoga program for healing the body and the mind.

Where: Synergy Center for Wellness in Avon.

Date: Begins Jan. 20. Takes place Mondays at 4 p.m., Tuesdays at 9 a.m., Wednesdays at 4 p.m., Thursdays at noon and Friday at 9 a.m.

Cost: $15 to drop in, discounted punch cards and membership available. Free community class on Fridays.

More information: This is a yoga class for everyone, including those with physical limitations. Visit

AVON — Yoga postures were originally designed as a systematic practice for improving the health and well-being of people who were suffering from disease or injury.

“Yoga today can include so much quick movement or strength training that it may exclude some of the folks who would benefit most from the practice,” said Karen Anderson, yoga director at Synergy Center for Wellness in Avon.


Synergy is launching a new program on Jan. 20 called Yoga for Healing to provide the opportunity to practice yoga to everyone, including beginners, those with physical limitations and the inclination to improve their physical and mental health.

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Anderson has been leading private therapeutic yoga sessions for eight years for those with pysical limitations, and she is continually amazed at what yoga postures can do for realigning the body and allowing it to function optimally again.

“The body is designed to heal itself, and yoga provides a combination of relaxation, stimulation and mindfulness to allow for healing,” Anderson said.

For more information on Synergy Center for Wellness call 970-748-1911 or visit

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