The Shift Studio
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About Heather Bauer, Owner of The Shift Studio

I am Heather Bauer and ownership of the studio means fostering an environment of joy, passion and healing for myself and others. I am a mom who is passionate about living well at every age. Through each transition, at each juncture of life, resilience is paramount to how we think, we feel and behave. I love nature, sound, camping, hiking, and being with friends. I have devoted many years to serving the aging population, with specific interest and education for those living with dementia, those who wish to age in place, and their families. As a certified children’s yoga teacher, A Matter of Balance: Concerns About Fear of Falling Master Trainer, Dementia Friendly Business leader, and Caregiver Advisory board member, I intend to continue bridging the gap of multi-generational needs and experiences through movement, restructuring, creativity and connection. I also believe we can facilitate community expression through dialogue about wellness, spirit, and growth in daily living. With trust, truth, intention, and grace we move through the process effortlessly. Follow your bliss!


A native of New Jersey, I have lived in WNC since 1991 with a break in between where I found myself living in Wilmington, NC while I attended UNC-W and was introduced to Yoga there. I have discovered my truest self here in the Hendersonville area and continue to be amazed at the beauty of our mountains and the variety of things to do. Remembering the importance of slowing down, The Shift was a YES, a gift from God really, to me and I contain this space with wholehearted intentions of shifting from the dominant paradigm of fast-paced, busy, and often times externally led lifestyles. I look forward to connecting with you!

About The Shift Studio - Where Science Meets Spirit

The Shift is a place to come be yourself. We offer Yoga, T'ai Chi Chih, specialties

like Qoya & Nia, somatic movement, meditation, and more...all existing on our

specialty mat flooring that is comfortable, great for your joints and to help

improve your balance. Our studio space is also a Labyrinth, a centuries old tool

for transformation. Additionally, we are a vessel for events and workshops, such

as Gong Meditation, Circles, celebrations, and health talks. Our students and

instructors all have one thing in common-they're breathing! We are a studio

known for accessibility and for dispelling myths about what Yoga is - and isn't.

The Shift is a place where every body is welcomed and encouraged to go inward

on their journey to health and wholeness.


Mission statement: To craft a personal investment in wellness and integrative

offerings to enhance the overall health of each individual and the broader



Come Stretch - Learn - Heal with us.


Pre-Registration for our regular classes is not required. Please visit us online for

more information about our "Why", our schedule, rates, instructors, workshops & event, and in-house complementary services.


Want to start and don't know where to begin? Contact Heather! 828-450-1166

Locals receive their first regular class at the studio for FREE. Our class cards do not expire and we have monthly membership options to choose from. Your path to wellness should not be filled with barriers - come remove the blocks, expand your breath, and be empowered with a variety of mindful movement classes.


Founded 2015, Reinvented 2018 Follow Your Bliss, LLC 

708 B Fleming St.,

Hendersonville, NC 28791 (directly across from Pardee Hospital)


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Knoxville, Tennessee 37918 | Tel: 865-548-8208