Supported Start: Feel better fast

Spring is the best season for new projects, fresh starts and personal transformative growth. New beginnings and big changes merit and require extra attention and care. Surrounding yourself with a healing-focused community can be a HUGE comfort. Why not try Supported Start ? 60- minute private intake less0n with BYCF founder Megan van Riet Weekly … Continue reading

Why barre and yoga are a great fit

Barre is a safe, low-impact workout that anyone can do. Our method is NASM-certified, and is safe and effective for everyone, no matter where you are in life. We have college students, grandmothers, physical therapy patients, new moms, and every type of body in between. The more you move the better you feel. The better you feel … Continue reading

The postures are patterns that heal

Our bodies are made up of intricate organic lines, circles and spirals. Our bones, joints,  organs and systems are tremendously precious gifts. The practice (and each of the postures within it) teaches us to notice these shapes, to re-arrange them carefully and study our results with curiosity, enjoyment and a never-ending desire to refine and … Continue reading

Things our (great grand) parents knew

Some of the most valuable lessons we learn in the hot room are ones that our elders tried to teach us. That you can always do more than you think you can. That attitude is everything. That giving up isn’t a viable option. That discipline and ritual are powerful healing tools. That moving together makes … Continue reading

Discipline: it does you good

Neuroscience is beginning to prove what our elders have long told us: discipline does you good. By intentionally creating and repeating new habits, we can change our brains. We build new neuro pathways that alter…in some cases very dramatically…our perceptions and our lives. ‘Actions are not impositions on who we are, but expressions of who … Continue reading