See chronological listings below for more details about an event.

Nia White Belt!....October 22-25 & October 30- Nov 1st... with Adelle and Joanie
Drum and Dance Circle ... Friday, October 9, 6:45-8:00pm... $15
Bollywood and Bhangra FUN Danceshop! ... Sunday, October 18, 12:00-1:30. Sign up to hold your spot!
Introduction to Yoga- Four Week Series

Nia FREEDANCE class NEW! Thursdays, 9:15am, use your class card

MELT for Sports Enthusiasts... Sunday, November 8, 2:00-3:30pm

Breath and Movement®... an amazing weekend coming in December!

Aerial Yoga! ... Two more six -week series on Sundays and Tuesdays in November!... only 10 spots per series... classes fill up quickly!
Massage Therapy with Rachel; Private Yoga Therapy and Wellness with Christi, Pilates Reformer with Devon and Elizabeth, and Transformational Breath® with Adelle... now offered at The Synergy Studio!
The Synergy Studio is now carrying Queen of Hearts Clothing, Chan Lu Bracelets, Coobies, hand-crafted lavender soaps from Imagine Lavender Farm, and Protandim for reducing oxidative stress... Come visit us for all your gift needs... Clothing, Accessories


2015 is the Year of Possibilities at The Synergy Studio! Join us in class, playshops and special events

New for 2015! Nia for Girls... Look for the description on the 'classes' page

30 Weekly Yoga Classes

Yoga for Lunch offered 5 days/week.. Mon-Fri at 12:00!

Six Pilates Mat Classes a week... with Devon Scheuer, Christi Messer, Mark Bennett, and Elizabeth Rodriguez


The Synergy Studio carries Queen of Hearts Clothing in our retail space! The clothing is made with fabulous material that moves with you! Perfect for any class, as well as a night on the town.

In addition, we are carrying DoTerra Essential Oils, Jade Yoga Mats, Funky Yoga tees and many more unique items to wear, products for your practice, and gifts to add to your healthy lifestyle!

4-Week Series

Introduction to Yoga 4 Week Series!

This class is ideal for the complete beginner and those students who want to learn about more about Hatha Yoga.

The class is Team taught by Synergy Instructors providing a comprehensive, hands on approach to yoga instruction, that includes Asana,(poses), Pranyama, ( breath work) and foundational Yoga philosophy.

The poses taught in this class will build a solid foundation of strength, balance and flexibility as you are taught basic standing, forward folding, gentle twisting and back-bending postures.

There are two teachers in each class to teach and assist your learning of Yoga as a safe and energetic practice.

Enjoy this 2 hour 15 minute class, and learn how to strengthen, open your body, and calm your mind. You will be provided with a text book.

We encourage you to bring your own Yoga Mat and blankets. The Synergy Studio sells wonderful Jade Yoga mats and West Falsa Blankets for your practice.

Dates: Saturdays...

September 19
September 26
October 3
October 10

4-Week Series
Times: 11:00am- 1:15pm

Cost: $99., includes book

Register online... click on the 'workshops and events' tab on the schedule page... scroll down and follow the prompts!

Special Bollywood and Bhangra Danceshop class!

Bollywood and Bhangra!

Whether at a festival, in a movie, or on the radio, you've probably heard the sounds of India's two most popular dance styles: Bollywood and Bhangra. Now you can learn the moves too!

Join Hetali for a set of fun classes where you'll learn how to move your hips, hands, and arms all at once to an Indian beat! We'll put together basic moves that will make you the talk of your next dance party. No experience required - just come ready to have a good time!

Sunday, October 18, 2015
12:00-1:30 pm

Sunday, November 22, 2015
12:00-1:30 pm

Register online... click on the 'workshops and events' tab on the schedule page... scroll down and follow the prompts!

Sundays and Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00pm... 6-Week Series!

Aerial Yoga!

Come experience the playfulness and stillness of aerial yoga!  The hammocks that we use in aerial yoga are made of the same fabric used in Cirque du Soleil and Pink’s performances, but modified so that it is closer to the ground.  The hammocks are safety-rated to hold up to 2000 lbs, ensuring that all students can practice safely.  The beauty of aerial yoga is that you don’t need ANY previous experience with acrobatics, aerial dance, or even yoga.

When you come to aerial yoga class, the aerial hammock is used various ways throughout class. You will condition and stretch muscles, decompress joints, and improve range of motion and coordination. 6-week series on Sundays and Tuesdays


$150. 6-week series

New series coming in November

During conditioning moves, your body is partially supported by the hammock to challenge muscles in a way unique to aerial yoga.  You’ll work your core and strengthen your back using both the hammock and your own body weight to provide resistance. When your weight is shared with the hammock, you will be able to move through your full range of motion. You may find that your new core strength will change your day-to-day functioning.

The aerial hammock allows you to stretch your muscles in new ways, making it a powerful tool in improving function.  The novel poses of aerial yoga stretch tight muscles that affect your everyday comfort.  These kinds of benefits make aerial yoga an antidote to the culture of driving and cubicle-sitting.

Flipping upside down gives you the opportunity to change the perspective from your everyday. Every class has inversions which are not only fun, but have many benefits.   When you hang upside down in a hammock, the effects of gravity are inverted, which decompresses the spine and strengthens surrounding muscles. 

If deepening your existing yoga practice is one of your goals, the hammock also provides posture-assistance for more advanced, traditional yoga postures.  The hammock provides feedback, creating awareness of your body in your favorite poses.

Finally, every class ends with a relaxation pose, fully supported in the hammock.  Unlike the relaxation pose of a mat yoga class, the hammock reduces noise and light stimuli.  The effect is powerful: it stays with you long after class has ended, and keeps you returning. 

Come, be a part of our aerial yoga community! For more information, please visit our FAQ page on our website or email us at

Register online... click on the 'workshops and events' tab on the schedule page... scroll down and follow the prompts!

Mondays at 9:15am, Saturdays at 8:00, beginning in September

Tai Chi Chi with Carol and John Payne

Tai Chi Chih is a Western discipline originated by Justin Stone in 1974. Justin was a Tai Chi Chuan teacher and studied many years in the Orient. Tai Chi Chih was the result of his knowledge, meditation, and looking for a discipline appropriate for the Western culture.
Tai Chi Chih is 19 movements and 1 pose which activate, circulate and balance the intrinsic energies that flow within our body. The practice is easy to do and requires very little space or special equipment.

Anyone can participate regardless of age, physical condition or athletic ability. It can even be done seated.
Tai Chi Chih practitioners may experience an upgraded flow of energy, improved balance, gentle relaxation, better sleep and refined concentration and focus.

Numerous medical benefits of the practice of Tai Chi Chih are documented at and websites.

Monday 9:15am and Saturday 8:00am

Use your class card for this new class!

New class! Thursdays 9:15am!


Nia FREEDANCE, the class, is designed to help people move freely and expressively, bringing them closer to the source of their authentic dance where their spirit, body, mind, and emotions unite to create an artful movement experience.

Nia FREEDANCE is unique; different from a Classic Nia Class with Routine Choreography. This is an "open" class intended for the participant to Move|Explore|Create through FreeDance to the Music and Movement of 4 Stages, 7 Cycles and 5 Sensations!

This class is open to all levels. No experience necessary.

Thursdays 9:15am , beginning in September

Use your class card! No registration necessary

October 22-25 and October 30- Nov 1, 2015

Nia White Belt with Adelle and Joanie!

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Over the course of one week, you will comprehensively explore physical sensation through five core-competency areas of study including movement, music, anatomy, science and philosophy. This joyful journey into the self is instrumental in helping you develop body knowing by learning to listen, interpret and consciously respond to the information your body communicates to you via sensation. Enroll in an upcoming training today, and positively shape the way you feel, look, think and live.

Upon graduation, you are eligible to become a livelihood member. As a livelihood member, you obtain a teaching license (whether you decide to use it or not) and have exclusive access to an in-depth continuing education program, an online forum, and special benefits and privileges. You may enroll in the Green Belt Training - which is dedicated to the craft of teaching - at any time after completing your White Belt Training. You may also enroll in the next level of training, Blue Belt Training.
This White Belt is a spilit weekend format, to accomodate busy working schedules.

Questions? Please call Adelle at 210-872-0751, or Joanie at 210-286-7631

**You can read more about the Nia trainings at or email

Sunday, November 8, 2:00-3:30pm

MELT for Sports Enthusiasts with Joanie Brooks

Are you a Runner, Golfer, Tennis Player, Bicyclist, Weekend Warrior? Come to this 90 minute MELT for Sport Enthusiasts workshop and learn easy self-treatments to help you get the most out of your sport and lower the risk of injuries.

Take your sport to the next level with the MELT Hand and Foot Treatment. Learn how easy it is to increase strength, accuracy, and control of your game, while decreasing the wear and tear on your joints, as well as common injuries that could keep you sidelined.

MELT is a simple self-treatment technique that works by rebalancing your nervous system and rehydrating your connective tissue, which is all around your muscles and joints. Learn how treating this tissue can return the body to a more ideal state. The MELT Hand and Foot Treatment is a perfect complement to your game, whether you are a beginner or have been enjoying the sport for years.

Everyone who registers will receive a MELT for Sport Custom Kit that includes MELT Hand and Foot Treatment Balls and instructions.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Time: 2:00-3:30pm

$50 *includes Sport Custom Kit*

Contact Joanie Brooks for more information

Register online... click on the 'workshops and events' tab on the schedule page... scroll down and follow the prompts!

December 4-6, 2015

Breath and Movement® with Adelle Brownlee Brewer

"Breath and Movement®" is an official TBF introductory weekend that allows one to learn about the three levels of Transformational Breath® the science of movement and breath, the experience of movement to enhance the breath, as well as four very powerful breathing sessions.

"BaM" is a perfect way to explore both movement and Transformational Breath® with minimal commitment and maximum results. The weekend is designed for everyBody, with no previous knowledge necessary.

Many take "BaM" prior to the other more intensive events (i.e. 6-day Seminar or Levels I - III on weekends). We learn about our own unique breathing pattern, begin opening our breath, and feel dramatic shifts in the flow of our lives as a result; then progress into using the breath to clear negativity in the subconscious. We explore how Transformational Breath® clears cellular memory in a scientific way.

Breath and Movement® will dive into the body's way of moving, using experiential anatomy to sense the healing power of movement and enhance daily breathing, opening to full potential and possibilities of life. Learning simple, yet profound ways of moving our body to improve circulation, release endorphins and move energetic blocks, we will learn additional tools to aid in the body's natural healing capacity. With increased awareness of the our body and movement, we will become more present, living fully moment to moment.

December 4-6, 2015

(Friday) 05:00pm - 07:30pm
(Saturday) 11:00am - 06:00pm
(Sunday) 09:00am - 02:30pm


Adelle Brownlee Brewer is a Certified Transformational Breath® Coach + Trainer, 1st Degree Black Belt Certified Nia Instructor + Trainer, JourneyDance Facilitator, Reiki Sensei, and Professional Fiber Artist. She has been dancing and teaching in the field of art and somatic education for over 35 years.

Register online... click on the 'workshops and events' tab on the schedule page... scroll down and follow the prompts!

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