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  • ALL Classes are now at our 1604 Newcastle St., BWK location
  • Check-out the FAQ Page regarding our ongoing move to Downtown Bwk.
  • Online booking for Neely Hunter & Megan Higginbotham currently available on a limited basis. Please call 912-399-1919 for additional booking needs.
  • All Massage Appointments are temporarily located at The Club on SSI.

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New Space FAQs

FAQ’s for Balance Relocation

  1. Where is the New Location? 1604 Newcastle Street in Downtown Brunswick
  2. When will the new studio be open? Summer 2022 – Classes will begin August 1 with a limited schedule; more will be added as we transition away from The Club and fully into our new space. Services — TBD. Current appointments will continue at The Club until notified by your practitioner otherwise.
  3. Is there enough parking? There is parking in front of the building, across the street, down both blocks, as well in numerous parking lots behind nearby buildings. We will publish a map of all the public access parking in the coming weeks.
  4. How far is it from your old location? Approximately 7 miles
  5. Why Downtown and not the island? After 12 years on St. Simons we found pricing and availability to be prohibitive in our ability to relocate after our previous unit sold and was no longer available to us. Downtown is revitalizing and a beautiful, suitable, affordable spot was available to us at the perfect time.
  6. Are my Class Passes Still Good? All classes passes that you paid for that are unused or that expired during COVID or during our temporary relocation transitions can be renewed and used for classes at the Brunswick location. We will continue classes at The Club for a couple more months as well.
  7. What if I don’t want to drive to BWK weekly? We will begin offering a variety of class, workshop, and specialty options that class passes can be applied to including virtual classes and challenges, one-time workshops or master classes, themed classes, and more. We realigned our pricing structure in the spring of 2021 to allow more flexibility with the Class Pass thus making it easier to use it for offerings beyond weekly classes.
  8. Are all Services being moved to Brunswick? Not immediately. We will maintain our two treatment rooms at The Club for an undetermined amount of time to continue appointments there as well as accepting appointments in Brunswick. This does mean our schedules will be changing overall, but we will work with our clients individually to incorporate those changes.

We’re Looking for a New Studio Space

The best laid plans . . .

Our plans to continue at 2481 Demere in a different suite have come to an end and we are on the hunt for a new space. We are looking for 1000-1500 square feet preferably toward the south end of the island. If you know of a space that is available, about to be available, available for sharing, or some other arrangement that isn’t common knowledge, please let us know!

COVID-19 Phase 3 Re-Opening Guidelines and Procedures

These Procedures are in Place as of May 26, 2021

Face Masks, additional info: For classes, all students may remove their masks once in class. Due to the possibility of both vaccinated and unvaccinated students and teachers being present social distancing should be maintained. For appointments, all clients are required to wear masks during entry/exit, during services for non-vaccinated clients, and voluntary proof of vaccination noted on your file to be able to remove your mask in-room during service.

COVID-19 Re-Opening Timeline

While the State of Georgia Governor’s Office has indicated we allowed to begin reopening as of April 24, we will remain closed through April 30. Beginning May 1, we will reopen in a limited capacity with newly implemented safety protocols for the health of our practitioners, instructors, clients, and students.

Some classes will remain as virtual classes through Zoom, while others will return to in-studio instruction. In-studio classes will be limited to 6 students, require pre-registration and payment (no drop-ins), and will have increased cleaning protocols after class.

Services will be limited in terms of how many clients we can see each day and week, how far we space them apart, when you can enter the building, and checkout procedures, along with enhanced safety measures regarding hand washing and PPE. More details will be provided to you upon booking your appointment. Clients with standing appointments and those who had appointments cancelled between March 24 and April 30, will be given priority when rebooking the schedule. Clients who have visited us before, but have had an appointment in the last 45 days will be considered for appointments if safety protocols allow. New clients are not being accepted at this time.

COVID-19 Quarantine Measures

Based on recommendations and mandates from our local & state governments as well as our national professional associations, we are currently closed for group classes and private services of all types including massage, Reiki, reflexology, acupuncture, and skin care. Our studio shop will be open for a few hours each day if you need yoga mats, ToeSox, to pick up skin care products, or other items while we ride out this social-distancing requirement.

Store Hours will be posted and updated daily – check back frequently.
Thursday, March 26, 11am — 1pm
Friday, March 27, 8am – 10am
Saturday, March 28 – until, By Appointment (please call or text Neely for arrangements at 912-399-1919)

Virtual Classes will be a mix of free broadcasts available on Facebook and Youtube and live-streaming classes on Zoom that you can access by registering for your classes on our website at least 30-minutes before class begins. Check the Class Schedule for more information.

August 2019 Updates

July 31st we switched from MindBody to Wellness Living as our primary scheduling software. This switch was meant to facilitate a more user-friendly experience for our clients and staff. The Wellness Living Achieve app for phones and tablets allows our clients and students to sign up for classes on the go! We are still working out a few kinks as we learn this new system, but we’re confident we’ll have the hang of it in no time! Please let us know if you have issues using the website, the app, logging into your accounts, navigating your class passes, or any other issue with the new software that we can assist you with.

We’ve got a variety of new classes, events, and workshops this month as well as the upcoming months and we continue to expand our Brunswick studio class offerings.

  • Barre Blend with Kat Ackerman is a new lunch time express Barre class on Thursdays at 12:00pm
  • Cardio Circuit with Megan Higginbotham brings us a 45-min HIIT workout twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays at 5:45pm. This picks up where our July Boot Camp left off.
  • Lunchtime Zen Yoga with Pat Heran anchors our midweek schedule in Brunswick every Wednesday at 12 noon.
  • Yamuna Body Rolling + Yoga with Kandy Duke will be a 3-week series at our Brunswick location on Friday evenings at 5:45pm from August 30 through September 13.
  • YBR for Shoulders, Wrists, & Hands will be Saturday, August 31 at 12:30pm in the SSI studio.
  • Yin+Yoga Nidra with Sheri Wesolowski is on August 20th at 6pm this month.
  • Beach Yoga continues on Saturdays at 8am through this month.

More details are available in our monthly newsletter (links on the home page or Facebook) or in-studio. –Neely