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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.

NEW Classes on the Regular Schedule!

Remember, you can always view our complete, and most up-to-date class schedule online, or via the MindBody Connect app. For class descriptions, simply click on the class name. Any class changes or cancellations will be posted a minimum of 1 hour prior to class start time. Current class package holders can preregister online or using the app.

Synergy is on FaceBook

Some of you may have already noticed, but Synergy now has a FaceBook page! If you are a FaceBook-er, check out and "Like" our page at https://www.facebook.com/SynergyCookeville. This is a great way for us to reach a more diverse audience,  get the word out about our classes, workshops, and instructors—and for people to see how much is going on at the studio! Help us to bring some new faces into the studio, by sharing our FaceBook page with your friends.

Spring Equinox Practice: 108 Sun Salutes

Friday, March 20 @ 5:30 p.m.

As the spring equinox approaches, so comes rebirth and renewal, both in nature and within ourselves. Join us for a special practice of 108 sun salutations to celebrate this change of seasons by tapping into the changing times within ourselves. This vigorous practice is a challenge to the mind and body, which will provide spiritual and physical cleansing. In addition, the 108 practice is a unique and deeply inward meditation of movement that will provide opportunity for setting intention for the months to come. All levels are welcome - rest in still poses when needed. 2 hours. $25 or use 2 classes off your package.

2-Hour Restorative Yoga Practice

Sunday, March 29 @ 2 p.m.

A deeply nurturing practice including deep cleansing breaths, affirming thought patterns, and a classical sequence of restorative poses. This sequence allows for complete rest, relaxation and restoration of the body & mind. No experience necessary. Many props are used, including blankets, blocks, straps, bolsters, yoga chairs, and eye bags. Poses will be propped to allow complete comfort and deep release. This is the perfect opportunity to show lovingkindness to yourself. Leave feeling open, balanced and serene. $25 or use 2 classes off your current class package to attend.

Pilates Semi-Private Options

These sessions are limited in size, meet at set times, like our mat classes, and are designed for our more experienced Pilates students. Prior experience on the equipment is a MUST. Prerequisite: A minimum of 3 private sessions with a Synergy trainer. If you have experience, but have not worked on the equipment in a while, schedule a FREE 30-minute skills assessment/consultation with the teacher to determine if the class is right for you.

Pay in advance and get 5 for $100, or pay as you go for $25 per session. You can even use your mat class package—each equipment class uses TWO off your regular class package. 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. Space is VERY limited. Advance sign-up is required. Cancellation policy applies.  New groups are currently forming for Monday afternoons and Tuesday mid-day. Enrollment is currently open up to 30 days in advance for these classes:

NEW! Meditation for Beginners

6-Week Course, starts April 8

It's so simple anybody can do it--really! And you won't even have to dress differently, shave your head, or sit cross-legged on the floor! In recent decades there have been hundreds of studies on the effects of meditation practice, confirming that regular meditators experience myriad benefits including better overall health, greater intuition, increased mental focus, improved memory, decreased re-activity to stress, and fewer doctor visits. Researchers also confirm that meditators have lowered cholesterol, lowered blood pressure, decreased anxiety and depression, lessened ADHD symptoms, normalized blood sugar, improved mood, increased fertility, and increased happiness. These studies have shown that meditation can help you sleep better, enhance your immunity, and even reduce chronic pain. Do you want to improve your quality of life? This is your chance to begin a life-changing journey!

This course introduces beginners to a variety of simple meditation techniques. Each week's lesson will build upon the week before, Lessons will be 60-75 minutes in length and will include group activities and discussion. All students are asked to commit a minimum of 15 minutes per day to practicing the techniques learned, and the short homework assignments. Six sessions. Class meets Wednesdays at 5:30. Absolutely no experience necessary. Chairs are available.  $120. Early bird discount $100, if registered before March 31.

Coming Soon...

MFR (Myo-Fascial Release) Toolbox Workshop with Sheri Brimm, PT; A Yoga Transitions Workshop with Nicole, Foam Roller Pilates Class with Petti, an Advanced Asana Clinic with Carla --stay tuned for details!

Studio Etiquette Tip: Honor Cancellation Policies

There are cancellation policies for private, duet, special enrollment classes, and workshops. Our business is dependent upon the commitments of our clients, therefore we must enforce these policies. Please be aware of these policies (which are listed in the Important Policies section of our web site) and honor your teacher/trainer by giving them as much advance notice as possible if you must cancel.

Download our App!

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