Sandra Hicks, Founder

Sandra Hicks, Founder
Yoga and Meditation School 1 Wellness Way Bloomfield, NY 14469

Sandra Hicks, Founder

Specializing in a deep, comprehensive, spiritual Yoga Teacher Training.
Canandaigua and Bloomfield Studios

Grounded By Yoga offers over 130 Monthly Classes in a state of the art Yoga and Meditation Center.
Our guidance is filled with warmth and wisdom.....
Our sacred space is a place you will feel safe and harmonious.

See what your neighbors are saying:

Fantastic! Thats how I felt after attending my first yoga class with Sandy Hicks! The wonderful body stretches, relaxing atmosphere, and gentle
instruction from Sandy was the perfect way to be introduced to the powerful and refreshing benefits of yoga. Each successive class has left me
feeling more empowered to control my body and mind. The poses and controlled breathing are restorative for my sole. Sandy not only shares
her knowledge in class but she graciously offers notes to help you continue the practice at home. I thoroughly enjoy going to my yoga classes and
am looking forward to continued growth towards health and meditation. Thank you Sandy for your inspirational, relaxing, and personalized
yoga classes! Im hooked! ~ Joann

GBY Rocks!:
I'm so happy to have become a member with Grounded by Yoga! I attend the Bloomfield studio and ever since I started almost a year ago, it's
changed my life. I've taken other yoga classes in the past, but this place compares to no other! Not only is the instructor, Sandy, sweet, caring and
senses of the calm that washes over me when I go there! Thank you Sandy! ~ Amanda

Just wanted to drop you a quick note to say "thanks so much" for yesterday! Thoroughly enjoyed the class & look forward to starting each
Tuesday morning that way ~ Joelle

WOW! I have tried several studios &. Grounded By Yoga is most comprehensive! ‎‎ Through yoga, Sandy Hicks has taught me the importance of
physical, intellectual, and spiritual balance in my life, while continually challenging and motivating me. But most importantly, she has taught me to
live with compassion for myself and for others. You can tell she IS Yoga....she is always training (and boy do we miss her when she's gone!!) and it
is her priority - it shines through her from head to toe. ~ Jenny

Your teaching is truly inspirational...‎‎ I was a complete Beginner, Grounded By Yoga made Yoga easy, accessible and fun for me. The breath work
alone has helped me in my everyday world. I am a new person. I won't go anywhere else. ~ Sherry

Sandy maintains the purity of Yoga‎‎ Classes at Grounded By Yoga are so accessible for everyone! I have a lower back condition, and the instructor
there is very well educated in therapeutics of yoga. The studio is full of ambiance and classes are a full hour and 20 minutes. I look forward to it
every week!! ~ LeeAnn

I'm new to this yoga experience and Sandy has been an excellent teacher. Her classes are wonderful and leave me refreshed and restored. I only
wish I could attend more regularly. ~ Christine

A special Thank You to Sandy at Grounded By Yoga in Bloomfield. Each Yoga experience I encounter through her studio makes me love the
process even more, and just walking into the building brings a calming feeling because I know that I will be given the best service I could possibly
receive. Not only a great instructor, Sandy is a great person too and I am proud to call her my friend. Thanks Sandy! Namaste! ~ chebellea316

The studio is amazing. It is so warm and soothing and very nicely decorated. It was just perfect and it
felt like a place to practice yoga. The props are fantastic and the sandbags are amazing! The lighting
you have is so wonderful too! ~ Sherie

Sandy has a great way of making everyone feel welcome and comfortable - no matter their skill or ability level. It is great to have a place like this
in Bloomfield. It allows me to actually take Yoga since everywhere else is just too far for me to travel. Thank you! ~ Beth

Thank you for a wonderful yoga session yesterday! I felt great for the rest of the day. The Restorative Yoga was fabulous
I initially was a little
anxious about the afternoon after getting your note about 4-5 poses. I thought to myself oh, 4-5 poses, how will I ever stand being still that
long?. But of course, the session was so well done and I dont know where the time flew! What a gift you have!
I loved your classes ! I have a very hard time relaxing and letting things go but when I come to Yoga everything changes ! I I truly let myself relax and be in and enjoy the moment!

I am so happy that I came to try Yoga - I so enjoy all of the classes I have taken ! ~ Tina

The restorative class yesterdayit was great! The first pose I really liked. I would do legs up the wall forever. The second one with the soles (souls?) of the feet together was even better, very deep. I was totally meditated during that one, and when you worked on my feet it was like the carnival game where you hit the thing with the sledgehammer and the weight goes up the scale!
Years In Practice 48
Primary Specialty

Yoga Teacher

Gender Female
Training Nosara Yoga Institute. Nosara Costa Rica
Lotus Gardens. New York
Wisdom Teachings, Boulder, CO.

Desiree Rumbaugh
Sri Dharma Mittra
Mark Whitwell
Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa
Don Stapleton
Dr. Marcel Ringawa and Sujata
Rodney Yee
Seane Corn
More list upon request
Affiliations Yoga Alliance Certified RYT 1000, RCYT, RPYT, E-RYT200

Red Cross Certified
Certification Prenatal/Postnatal
Restorative Yoga
Principal Based Partner Yoga
Childrens - all Ages
Yoga Mentor Guide
Office Staff Sandy Hicks
Wendy Stoddard
Julie Cavanaugh
Amita Bhagat
Nadine Colbert
Services Yoga Teacher Training
Trauma, Addiction, and Restorative Yoga Training
Restorative Yoga Classes
Gentle Yoga
Level 1 Yoga
Level 2 Yoga
Childrens Joyful Movement and Mindfulness
Yin Yoga
Beginners Yoga
see schedule for our workshops and additional classes
Additional Services Yoga Teacher Training
Consumer Feedback
(6 Reviews)
5 star average for Service
4.5 star average for Environment
5 star average for Expertise
4 star average for Staff
5 star average for Recommended
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Recent Polls
Do you feel that you could have received better service somewhere else?
Definitely not; I received the best service ever!
Was this yoga teacher friendly?
Very! One of the most welcoming people I've ever met
Did a staff member acknowledge or greet you when you entered?
Immediately! They gave me a friendly greeting as soon as I walked in
Does this provider ever overbook appointments here?
Never! They have lots of business, but they do such a great job of never overbooking.
Are you confident that this provider will continue working with you until a solution is reached?
Absolutely! I'm confident they will work hard to find the best solution for me
by Anonymous
February 03, 2014
Was this yoga teacher experienced and knowledgeable in a variety of yoga styles?
Yes, they were very knowledgeable
Are you going to visit this yoga teacher again?
Without a doubt!
by Anonymous
October 07, 2013
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