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Welcome to Synergy

Hello and welcome to Synergy, where our goal is helping you chart your personal path to wellness. Synergy is the first studio of its kind in the Cookeville area. Our focus is on the so-called "mind & body" disciplines, or exercise techniques that clear our busy minds by asking us to focus on our breath, pay attention, and carefully control our bodies. This mindfulness, focus and precision inevitably bring marked results in our physique. They also bring myriad holistic results, including improvements in concentration, agility, balance, posture, stamina, and mental/physical endurance, just to name a few. 

Joseph Pilates once said, "physical fitness is the first requisite to happiness." Although it may be debatable whether physical fitness itself is in fact the FIRST requisite to happiness, it is undeniable that reaching our optimum level of health, wellness and vitality adds to our enjoyment of everyday life, and it provides a practical ability to function productively within our bodies. 

Whether you are a seasoned athlete, or someone who is beginning a fitness regimen for the very first time, Synergy will work, together with you, to develop the right fitness approach for you personally. Fitness disciplines vary, as do personalities, and at Synergy we pledge to bring any and all of our resources to bear on finding the ideal program for you - one that not only suits your personality, but one that takes your individual needs into consideration, and fits appropriately into your lifestyle; one that you look forward to, rather than dread. One that is powerful enough to show physical results, but calm enough to bring rest and stillness when needed.

Special Series:
MFR Toolbox for Self-Treatment, with Sheri Brimm, PT

Saturday Nov 22 @ 9 a.m.

Each session will feature a different focus. Sheri will be teaching John Barnes MFR techniques using 4" balls, foam rollers, self-unwinding, body scanning/awareness, and prolonged stretching techniques. Sheri Brimm graduated from University of Kentucky with a BHS in Physical Therapy in 1993. She has over 20 years experience as a PT. She is an Advanced Therapist, trained in John F Barnes Myofascial Release Techniques. Sheri worked as Director of Physical Therapy at Cookeville Regional Medical Center from 1997 until 2004. She currently works with pediatric clients at Center of Development, and has her own practice at 207 Reagan Street, Cookeville TN, called NEW BEGINNINGS MYOFASCIAL THERAPY LLC. To learn more about the John Barnes MFR technique, view the full course description under the workshops tab of our online schedule.$15 per session.

NEW! Pilates Mat Mix Starts Nov 18

Tuesdays @ 5:30 p.m.

Join Jan for this all-level Pilates mat class. Challenge yourself at your own level as you flow through matwork sequences of Joseph Pilates. Begin with fundamentals, and then move through the exercises with vigor and zest! Pilates Principles are emphasized during your session: Concentration, Control, Centering, Breath, Flow and Precision. Tools may be incorporated for challenge or support (balls, circles, rollers, weights). 50-60 min. $12 walk-in, or use your clss package to attend!

Special Thanksgiving Events:

Gratitude Meditation Class - Wednesday, November 26 @ 5:30 p.m.

In observance of Thanksgiving, our regular SEED Meditation class will feature a special guided gratitude meditation. This class may be done seated on the floor with props/cushions or seated in a chair. 50-60 min total. $12 walk-in, or use your class package to attend. On this special night, bring one friend or family member along for free. (Additional guests $6 ea; cash or check only please)

Thanksgiving Day Vinyasa with Carla – Thursday, November 27 @ 9 a.m.

Join us for this special Thanksgiving Day Vinyasa (flow yoga) class before you gobble up the turkey! 60 min. Use your class package to attend or walk-in for $12, and you can bring one friend or family member for FREE! (Additional guests $6 ea; cash or check only please).

NEW! Now enrolling for Pilates Semi-Private Equipment Sessions!

These sessions will be limited in size, and will meet at set times, like our mat classes. Designed for our more experienced Pilates students, these sessions will feature challenging workouts on the equipment. Prior experience on the equipment is a MUST. Prerequisite: A minimum of 3 private sessions with a Synergy trainer, and specific experience on the pieces of equipment used in the class (Tower/Chair/Spine Corrector). Space is VERY limited. Advanced sign-up is required. Cancellation policy applies. Pay in advance and get 5 for $100, or pay as you go for $25 per session. OR, you can even use your current mat class package (which is now interchangeable)—each equipment class uses TWO off your regular class package. These will fill up fast, so please contact us ASAP to reserve your slots! If you have a current class package, you can reserve your slots online, or sign-up using the Mind/Body Connect app on your mobile device. We are currently enrolling for the following time slots, for the month of December:

If you can make it for some weeks and not for others in December, don't let that deter you from signing up--it's fine to mix & match! Simply let us know which slots you want to reserve, so we can be actively scheduling any remaining empty slots. This program was created to help us serve more clients, and to provide an economical complement to private/duet sessions. This allows our clients to have more access to the equipment more often, for less $$. Please help us by supporting it!

November Special! Pilates Equipment Class Prep Package - $100

Considering joining the Pilates Equipment Semi-Private Sessions, but not sure you’re ready? In November, you can book 3 private sessions, for the express purpose of becoming familiar with the exercises featured in the equipment classes for only $100! If you’ve been curious about that wild looking equipment in the front studio, and wanting to give it a try, now’s the time! Once you’ve completed the three private sessions, your trainer will determine if you are ready to enter the semi-private classes. And If you book by Nov 15, we will also throw in a FREE Pilates Mat Class!

Studio Closings & Other Schedule Changes:

Second Annual Parade Potluck Dec 1 @ 6:30 p.m.

A Casual Gathering for Synergy Private Clients, Students & Teachers

Bring a dish to share, sip hot cider, and watch the Cookville Christmas Parade from the warmth and comfort of the studio. We have a great view of the parade route from our many windows! Families Welcome! Be sure to enter the parking lot from Spring Street--Broad St. will be closed for the parade.

1st Sunday Community Classes, December 7:

Yoga @ 2 p.m. with Nicole

This COMMUNITY yoga class meets on the first Sunday of every month, is 100% donation based (give what you can) and all proceeds go to the designated charity. The class style may vary slightly from month to month, depending upon the teacher. All levels welcome. 60-75 min.

Meditation @ 3:15

Join yoga therapist and meditation teacher Petti Groth for this donation-based (give what you can) class where all proceeds go to charity. Drawing from a variety of traditions and techniques to quiet the body and the mind, this guided group meditation will be followed by an additional time of silent sitting meditation. 30-45 min total.

NEW! Soulful Vinyasa with Nicole, Starts Dec 8!

Mondays @ 6 p.m.

Four Weeks Only! Come get in touch with your true spirit through this freeing and fluid vinyasa class.  Set to a soulful playlist, we'll ease into the practice with gentle warming movement and postures, shift into creative breath-connected vinyasa flows, and finish with yin postures to deepen the practice and draw the mind inward.  All levels are welcome - a variety of poses will be offered with options for every body and experience level. 60 min. $12 walk-in, or use your class package to attend!

Studio Etiquette Tip #3: Always Sign In

Our accounting uses the honor system. Although there is a computerized record of your account, the visits that are used on that account are entered by human hands. We depend upon the sign-in sheets in order to enter the visits you have made to the studio, and to keep our accounting accurate. Please remember to sign in BEFORE your session begins, and please fill in all the fields of the sign-in sheet. Now that we have so many wonderful offerings at the studio, we need all this information to help keep our data entry correct. Thank you!  For more studio etiquette tips, please visit the About Us section of our web site.

Coming January 12...More to Love Pilates!

NEW! Enrollment Class with Jenny Drake. Finally, a special class designed for those of us who have a little "More to Love!" Are you "fluffy" size? Or... recovering from an injury/surgery? Or...never exercised, and don’t know where to start? Then this class is PERFECT for you! This six-week course offers a gradual introduction to Pilates on the mat with modifications built into each and every exercise so everyone can be comfortable right where they are, yet achieve successful movement. Each lesson builds on the week before. WE PROMISE:

Class meets Mondays @ 5 p.m. for six weeks. Advance registration required. $80. There are no make-ups for this class, but if you miss a class, you will receive a voucher for any class on our regular schedule.

Synergy To Go! (on your Mobile Device)

Using your smart phone or tablet, download “MindBody Connect” from the App Store for FREE, then navigate to Synergy (specify Cookeville, TN). Look for our logo, so you can choose our studio site. Then you can access our up-to-the-minute online schedule, anytime, anywhere. Current class package holders can even pre-register for classes using the app!

If you don’t have a smart phone… Remember you can always visit the “Current Schedule” link on our web site, to view our most current schedule. Any class cancellations or changes will be posted at least 1 hour prior to class start time. To view a full description of any class, just click the class name on the schedule page.

See you on the Mat!

The Synergy Staff :
Petti, Chris, Emily, Dawn, Laura, Carla, Travis, Jan, Jenny, Nicole & Allison