Take charge of your life! 

Don't put it off anymore...Take care of your mind and body with these fabulous choices below. From chiropractic adjustments and massages to soothe stress and tense muscles, to building strength in your body's inner core with exercise and yoga, there are numerous locations in Elkin to help you achieve better health. Elkin also offers Alternative Medicine including Acupuncture and Herbal Pharmacies. If your New Year's resolution was to take control of your life or you just want to feel better, why not take steps today to become a happier, healthier you...from top to bottom! 

(Image above is from Elkin Municipal Park, where the Town offers free tennis court play, a community swimming pool, walking trails, a work out room, sports and exercise classes)

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 Circle of Fitness "Ladies Only" Center is located at 1802 N Bridge St, Elkin. Whether you are a beginner or a fitness warrior, we can help you reach your health and fitness goals. Zumba classes, along with the SilverSneakers Fitness Programs are available. Come by and meet our certified, qualified, friendly staff and make a change in your health and fitness today! All ages from students to seniors.  Call 336-526-7232 for more information. Hours Mon-Fri 7:30am - 8pm, Sat 8am-noon.

Rhythm on Main - Adult exercise classes for all levels

REFIT® Dance Fitness Class with Certified REFIT® Instructor ~  Joyell Leonard

REFIT® is a life-changing group fitness experience that rocks your body, heart, and soul with powerful moves and positive music, to inspire you from the inside out. Powered by human connections, we turn boring, have-to workouts into a can’t-miss community fitness experience! REFIT® classes propel students to their best selves through cardio-dance, toning, balance and flexibility. Our easy-to-follow formula is perfect for both beginners and fitness enthusiasts, with workouts designed for everybody and every body—regardless of age, shape, size or ability. 

Classes are held at Rhythm on Main Dance Studio in downtown Elkin (246 E Main St.) on Monday's 5:30-6:30, Wednesday's 5:30-6:30, Thursday's 7:30-8:30, and some Saturday's 9:30-10:30.  Classes are $4 per person or purchase the unlimited monthly class card for $30.  Children 7yrs and up are also welcome to participate.  For more information or to get a monthly schedule, contact Joyell at 336-244-0897, info@7LimbsWellness.com, www.facebook.com/RefitwithJoyell, or www.refitrev.com/instructors/jleonard.

 Yoga on Main 

Studio news! We have moved into a new space at 222 East Main Street in downtown Elkin, lower level of The Liberty building, in Suite U5. Park in the lower parking lot, and enter at the back of the building. 



Kelly Ann Forkiewicz (RTY 200 Yoga Alliance) are teachers at Yoga on Main. 

Kelly: kfortkie7@gmail.com; Cell 443-909-8884

For more information about classes, please go to our Facebook site, Yoga on Main, or at info@yoga-on-main.com.

Luminous Mind Meditation - Owner Denise Lyon, who is a certified meditation and mindfulness instructor states, "I believe that to create a peaceful and happy world, we start with creating our own peace and happiness. Meditation is the single best practice that I have found to achieve that. I became a meditation teacher because I want to help you find this peace for yourself." 

If interested, to learn more or to sign up for classes, visit her website at:  
www.luminousmindmeditation.com  and check the location schedules for classes around town.  

Or, visit her facebook page at: 
www.Facebook.com/mindfulelkin

New Year's Day, Monday, January 1, 2018  Yoga & Meditation with Kelly & Denise - Yoga On Main, lower level of the Liberty, Elkin NC  A 60-minute all level slow flow yoga class with Kelly ending with a 30-minute guided meditation by me! 2pm - 3:30pm; Cost: donation What better way to start a great new year!

January 4 5:30pm - 7:45pm   Sound Journey Through the Chakras with Alexander Tuttle - Foothills Arts Council, Elkin NC  Presented by Luminous Mind MeditationCommunity Drum Circle at 5:30 (bring your drums!) Sound Journey starts at 6:30 - 7:45   Details: Alexander Tuttle on Facebook

January 20 & 27 10:30am - 12pm  Elkin Public Library Book Club: "Mindfulness in Plain English" by Bhante Gunaratana   Book discussion and guided mindfulness meditation.  Register with Kasey at the Library at 336-835-5586

February 10  10am - noon  Lovingkindness Meditation Workshop for Valentine's Day - at Yoga On Main, Elkin NC Cultivating love for all beings...including yourself. Includes the fundamentals of meditation, perfect for beginners or experienced meditators. $20 per person, please contact me to save a space....denise@luminousmindmeditation.com

March 1, 8, 15 (Wednesdays) 1-2:30pm  C.A.L.M. Class Series (Create a Luminous Mind) - in Elkin NC A three-class series in Elkin exploring the what, why and how of meditation; learn the fundamentals of mindfulness meditation and how to live a mindful life; we will also explore gratitude, breath awareness, heart centered breath, self-inquiry and lovingkindness meditation; a great introductory course! Space is limited so that we can have a focused experience, so register soon!

Read more on my website...Registration is required - contact me at denise@luminousmindmeditation.com  $45 per person for the whole series - invite a friend!

April 14  1-3pm  The Fundamentals of Mindfulness Meditation - at Art of Massage, Pilot Mountain NC  $20 per person, please contact me to save your space: denise@luminousmindmeditation.com

May 26  10am-4pm   Rising Above Limiting Beliefs with Mindfulness - Elkin, NC    Our "stories" often hold us back from living from our wise, authentic and capable centerpoint of peace. In this day-long workshop, we'll explore how seeing things as they really are with mindfulness can free you from the grip of your limiting beliefs. With discussion, discovery, journaling and meditation, you will emerge knowing that you are not your stories...you are powerful beyond measure.  $75 per person; registration is required, please contact me at denise@luminousmindmeditation.com

August 24 - 26  Meditation & Mindfulness 1.0 - at Art of Living Retreat Center, Boone NC   Details and registration at: Art of Living Retreat with Denise Lyon

Journey to Wellness Massage and Bodywork is located at 1116 N Bridget Street.  Offering a wide selection of services, they are available 6 days a week for your heathcare needs, by appointment only. Closed on Sundays only.  Visit Licensed Massage Therapists Dave Schocker (336-469-2549) or Roxy McCall (336-409-0061) and experience Swedish, Hot Stone, Medical, Deep Tissue/Sports Massage, Chakra Balancing, Energy Work and so much more. There is even a room for couples massage for that special occasion or anniversary. Reflexology and Ionic Foot Detox treatments are also some of the most requested treatments as well. Gift certificates are available. Office line: 336-835-LIFE. For website, click here

Elkin Family Chiropractic  is now located at 1116 N Bridge St. They share a building with Journey to Wellness (above). Dr Brad Bushong's mission is to provide our community with the highest quality, affordable health care in a comfortable and caring environment. His approach is holistic, whereby they treat the entire person, not just the symptoms. Through this comprehensive approach, he is better able to help patients achieve maximal levels of health and wellness.  He commits to present a program of wellness care for their patients that they may gain the same preventative benefits of a healthier lifestyle through Chiropractic as is gained from preventative dentistry, proper eye care, nutritious diet and regular exercise. Dr Bushong's goal is to add more life and energy to your living. Call 336-413-9876 or email  drbushong@elkinchiro.com. Website and scheduling can be found at www.elkinchiro.com.  Open Mon - Fri from 8 am to 5 pm. Dr Bushong was voted #1 Chiropractor in Elkin numerous times since he has opened his practice in Elkin.

Kupner Extreme Fitness has opened at its new location downtown on E Main Street, below Wanderlust Studio. If you are in need of a personal trainer to keep you accountable, there are two trained staff members to help you get on the right track. 
Whether you are looking to just get started on a program, or you need serious training to be your very best, they can accommodate any type of fitness plan for you. Call 336-244-9992. 

Visit their Facebook page to learn more. Hours are set to your needs, if possible. 

Tri County Sports & Rehab offers lots of opportunity for residents to work out (monthly membership is available), obtain personal training sessions and fitness instruction, or come for rehabilitation of physical ailments/lack of movement. Dr John Orta opened this independent office in October of 2017 at 2015 N Bridge Street in the north end of Elkin, next to Dodge City.  From Pediatrics to Geriatrics, they treat a wide age range. Hours are Monday - Friday 7am to 8pm. For more information, call 336-258-8252 or email tcsr@surry.net. Visit their website at tricountysportsandrehab.com 
Breath of Life Massage and Bodywork - Owner Kristen Wiles practices massage, aquatic bodywork and Kinesiology Taping at the Elkin Fairfield Inn.  She also offers couples massage and special package rates for locals who come on a regular basis. All sessions include complimentary hot salt stones, essential oils and hot towels upon request. Online scheduling is available at www.breathoflifemassageandbodywork.net. Hours of operation: Tuesday - Friday 10am - 6pm; Saturday 10am - 3pm.  

Call or text Kristen at 336-469-5798. 

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital (HCMH) has been in Elkin for over 80 years, taking care of area residents in numerous capacities from birthing centers to retirement living. They also offer state-of-the-art centers for cancer treatment, outpatient imaging, women's services, primary care, surgery, neurology, gastroenterology, nursing, heart and lung center, wound center, rehabilitation services, and emergency services.  The hospital is also equipped with an outstanding gift shop, chapel and full-time chaplain, numerous comfortable waiting rooms, a patient pharmacy and a dining room that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. HCMH is represented by more than 70 physicians, representing 26 specialties or sub-specialties, who strive to "consistently deliver exceptional health care by demonstrating the values of service, teamwork, accountability, respect and safe care". Learn more at http://www.hughchatham.org or call 336-527-7000. 

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HUGH CHATHAM WELLNESS CENTER

The Wellness center is an affordable and comprehensive workout facility that provides services and classes for all ages and levels of skill. Enjoy the therapeutic aspects of our wellness pool, access to free weights, cardio machines, personal training and a variety of classes including Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, dance and more. Wellness Center is open to the public - no referral required.  Hours: Mon-Wed 7:00am -8:00pm, Thurs 7:00am - 7:30pm, Fri 7:00am - 6:30pm, Sat/Sun closed. 

HOME HEALTH & REHABILITATION SERVICES

Our experienced nurses and therapists at Yadkin Valley Home Health offer a range of services in the comfort of the patient's home, under the guidance of the patient's physician. Yadkin Valley Home Health provides a full range of therapy and assistance with daily living activities including Skilled Nursing, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, physical Therapy and access to a Medial Social Worker. For more info call 336-526-6460.