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Yoga Studio Brings Positive Energy to Community

By Sarah Turnbull
The Tube City Almanac
November 03, 2021
Posted in: White Oak News

We could all use more support and positive vibes. Healthy breathing and good posture don’t hurt either.

That’s where yoga comes in.

The Sunnie Vibes Studio Yoga & Wellness will hold an outdoor vendor show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 7). at 1206 Ohio Ave. in White Oak. The studio will officially open the following Monday, Nov. 15.

Founder Cameron Chemsak has been practicing yoga for eight years, and for her, it’s about more than just fitness.

“I invited local businesses to showcase their products as a way of bringing the community together. We have 15 vendors,” Chemsak said.

Those vendors include Moontique, Bugs Boutique, Halo Beauty Bar, UPS White Oak, Savvi Clothing, Bob’s Homestyle Cookin, DJ Gissy and more. All proceeds benefit Pet Friends Inc.

Chemsak ran 5Ks and marathons for years before taking up yoga.

“I used to run 5Ks and marathons, but after a while my body couldn’t handle the high intensity running or strength exercises,” Chemsak said. “I turned to yoga for physical and emotional comfort.”

Chemsak received her 200-hour yoga teacher certification in 2017 from Om Lounge in East Liberty, and her Boga Fit certification from Fluid Motion in North Park.

According to Chemsak, Sunnie Vibes will offer four distinct classes: Glow, focused on restorative breath work; Evolve, a basic foundation class for all skill levels; Connect, a signature vinyasa flow; and Support, a chair-based method of support and balance that can be tailored to individual students.

“I want to build a community that lifts each other up and supports each other. We can breathe through it together,” Chemsak said.

In addition to yoga classes, Sunnie Vibes will offer workshops on posture, alignment, getting rid of negative energy, and reiki.

“In my class, you can expect a peaceful flow that allows an inner connection with your breath as you unwind from life’s daily stressors outside of the studio,” Chemsak said. “Leave all of the weight and worries you’re carrying on your mat.”

To learn more about Sunnie Vibes, visit them online or follow them on Facebook.

Sarah Turnbull is a freelance writer in Irwin. She can be reached at sarahturnbull323@gmail.com.

Originally published November 03, 2021.

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