LifeCenter Plus Yoga Studio Selected Best Yoga Studio in Greater Akron Area

HUDSON, OHIO (March 11, 2015) – The yoga studio located in LifeCenter Plus, one of Northeast Ohio’s premier health and fitness facilities, has been chosen ”Beacon’s Best” for 2014, beating Yoga Lounge & Barre, Yoga Bliss, One Love Yoga, and Summa Wellness Institute, among others.

Every year the Akron Beacon Journal distributes a list of the best businesses and area attractions in seven main categories to their readership. More than 163,000 overall votes were cast for more than 6000 businesses during January 2015 in the Beacon’s Best contest. According to the Akron Beacon Journal, the Beacon’s Best award is a testimony to all the ways local businesses enrich the Greater Akron community.

“We were thrilled that LifeCenter Plus was voted #1 yoga studio in the Greater Akron area,” said Jerry Lynch, President and co-owner of LifeCenter Plus. “Three years ago we remodeled our yoga studio and program. We are very excited that the changes have been recognized.”

LifeCenter Plus has 11 Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT), which means they have had extensive training in yoga philosophy, asana alignment, modifications and assisting as well as meditation and pranayama. This certification, from the Yoga Alliance, ranges from a minimum of 200 hours to 500 hours.

The second floor yoga studio features variable climate control for heated yoga, black ceiling, adjustable lighting, yoga-centered decor, three fans, as well as yoga blocks, straps, and blankets,

Yoga classes range from Gentle and Restorative yoga to Vinyasa and heated Power Vinyasa, and even kids’ yoga, to accommodate all members’ needs and abilities. Classes on the Mind/Body schedule are included with membership.

LifeCenter Plus offers specialty classes and workshops throughout the year such as Couples Yoga, Hip and Heart Openers, Yoga for Runners and Cyclists and even Flow and Glow yoga. Depending upon the class and participants, classes may be held outdoors on the rooftop sundeck as weather allows. Each year LifeCenter Plus Participates in National Yoga Summer Solstice Event by inviting the community to join in celebrating the first day of summer with yoga on the very spacious rooftop sun deck, where attendees perform 108 Sun Salutations.

Individuals can join LifeCenter Plus as a regular club member, or choose a special Yoga Membership that offers access to the mind/body schedule. There are 19 yoga specific classes and the mind/body schedule features a total of 44 mind/body classes each week, including Yoga, Barre, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Mat and Reformer Pilates. All of these classes, with the exception of Reformer Pilates, are included with membership at LifeCenter Plus. To find out more about this affordable membership, call 330-655-2377 x 130.

About LifeCenter Plus Health and Fitness Club
A premier health and fitness facility, LifeCenter Plus has served the Hudson, Stow and surrounding communities since 1978. The 103,000-square foot multi-purpose facility is a full-service, four-season health and fitness club with five swimming pools. The family friendly facility features racquetball courts, a yoga studio, two Pilates’ studios, a Spinning® room, TRX® full body resistance training, and much more. For more information, call 330-655-2377 extension 130 or visit the website at