Business Expansion Award

Start up yoga-business is booming and the community is loving it! Yoga Born officially began teaching in-home personal yogasessions in 2007. Dawn Greenfield recognized a need for absolute beginners to yoga, to be met where they are and taught yoga. For newbies to yoga practice to fit their needs, to be able to participate and enjoy it!. Yoga Born Studios opened in South Windsor’s Town Center Plaza in 2011. “Starting a new business is just like starting yoga for the first time, you don’t know what you don’t know. Taking the first steps and regularly building on what you’ve learned is empowering and incredibly rewarding,” states Greenfield. By the start of 2015 the culmination of the family vision was thriving for all! Passionate staff, additional services to help recovery and healing plus varied yoga services. Yoga Born is dedicated to a variety of civic and community activities. Helping those in need and suffering from trauma, support for Veterans and Service People, sessions for specific Communities such as : Traumatic Brain Injury and MARC.

“We are not your typical yoga studio, we focus on peoples abilities, peoples needs and we all benefit when people discover inner balance.” Dawn Greenfield passionately shares. Yoga Born has a unique business focus “People not postures” all yoga sessions are designed to be accessible in a safe manner physically and mentally.

Personal Yoga sessions are helping people pre & post surgery, trauma victims and handi-capable persons. We are not looking to fill our studio with fitness enthusiasts. Yoga Born has recently been awarded an Expansion Award acknowledged by the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce for it’s growth: (2) treatment rooms, staff increased, services added that include Reflexology, Massage, Reiki Individual Sessions, Reiki Certifications, Reiki Shares, Guided Imagery Meditation and Personal Tibetan Singing Bowls.


Additional yoga services Personal in-studio & in-home, Corporate Yoga and Private Groups. Yoga Born visits varying sized companies for a Lunch and Learn; to discuss and practice on site yoga!​ Dawn Greenfield is transparent about the realities her Small Business, “Shifting Yoga Born from my hobby to a business has challenged myself and my family; mentally, physically and emotionally. At the end of each day we love what we are doing and believe now is the best time to love the body you were born with~and that takes practice!”

Yoga Born is still expanding; we are currently accepting applications for  yoga teachers, massage therapists and interested in meeting others passionate in the wellness field.


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