Vibe Yoga Lounge was founded by Allison Bogart, whose passion for yoga was sparked years ago while she was living in Boston, MA. Allison wanted to share her love of yoga and sense of community in Chester, NJ, so she took a leap of faith and open Vibe’s doors in 2016. The first studio was located on the first floor of a historic building on Main Street, and could accommodate only 18 people, mat to mat, on the old creaky floor. Despite the close quarters, the mood always was celebratory, empowering, and fun. In 2018 Vibe moved to a larger new space, just down the block, at 57 Main Street, bringing with it the same sense of community.
Defined, a community is a place for gathering. It is a place where hearts and people can connect; a place where relationships develop through face-to-face interactions. Today, many yogis are practicing alone using online videos. While effective, it is not a substitute for practicing in a studio filled with other yogis and led by an instructor. The energy of others, and the sense of community is an important part of Vibe’s philosophy. Every body is invited to practice and thrive in our community.
Continuing our evolution, in 2020 Vibe joined a worldwide community of teachers, students, and practitioners as a Baptiste Power Yoga Affiliate. We are excited to be a part of the Baptiste Power Yoga family, and join a global community with a shared movement for transformation and empowerment. While we remain true to our roots, we are excited about this new chapter. Come see what’s possible!