Ms. Semenova is a Certified Yoga and Pilates Instructor and has been teaching for five years, specializing in Baptiste Power Yoga and Pilates. She was born in Russia, and at the age of 13 was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Her father introduced her to Pilates as a means of handling the pain of the disease, and she has been practicing Pilates and yoga ever since.
The open house will begin at 9 a.m. with a power yoga session, followed by a Pilates session at 11 a.m. Both sessions will be appropriate for all experience levels, and participants must be 13 years of age or older. Those interested are welcome to view Ms. Semenova's introductory video online (https://www.youtube.com/
“This event is a wonderful way for Lowcountry residents to get a taste of what the Wellness Institute is all about,” said Warner Peacock, President & CEO of New River Auto Mall, LLC, owner of the Wellness Institute.
With their grand opening celebration scheduled for June 3, the yoga and Pilates open house can be seen as a preview of the programs they will be offering. The goal of the Wellness Institute is to help Lowcountry residents maximize their potential and achieve a healthy lifestyle. Their 7,300-square-
Helping individuals to balance their emotional, nutritional, and physical needs, the Institute’s staff of dedicated professionals offer educational and support services including:
- Health screening
- Weight control
- Smoking cessation
- Training and conditioning
- Massage therapy
- Pain Management
- Rehabilitative services
- Sports performance
Several of these programs are offered to the public for free.
The yoga and Pilates open house on May 31 will make for a fine introduction to what the Wellness Institute can do to encourage folks throughout the Lowcountry to make healthy lifestyle choices.
The Wellness Institute is owned by the New River Auto Mall and is located at 100 Okatie Center Blvd. North in Bluffton, S.C., near the intersection of S.C. 170 and Hwy. 278. They can be reached at 843-547-4058.
New River Auto Mall, LLC owns 9 dealerships featuring 15 franchises, including Audi, Chrysler, Dodge, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jeep, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Ram, Subaru, and Volkswagen. In addition to vehicle sales, the New River Auto Mall features a state-of-the-