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About Body Strong Boston

BodyStrongBoston Studio is located in Weymouth, MA, nestled in the beauty and nature of Weymouth’s historic Herring Run at 14 Iron Hill Street.

BodyStrongBoston is a member of the Green Yoga Association. Our studio is designed in an eco-friendly way – with as little negative impact on the environment as possible. Design features include: low voc paints, cork floors, nontoxic yoga mats, and sustainable and organic chemical free yoga props. We are 100% committed to the health and well being of our students and guests.

We are a cooperative of fitness professionals, yoga teachers and holistic health practitioners working together to bring new and innovative classes and trainings that not only enrich our students with better health and well being but the community as well.

Our studio is a beautiful space filled with healing energy and wonderful students.

BodyStrongBoston was founded by Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant , A.C.E. Trainer and Kripalu Yoga Teacher Jan Powers Murray, a native of Weymouth.

 

 

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“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his (sic) patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease”~ Thomas Jefferson

Spring Schedule 2017

CLINIC
$35.00

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Monday

7:00 a.m. Rise and Shine Yoga
9:00 a.m. Strength Training & Conditioning Group Training ~ Jan Murray
10:00 a.m. Intro to Yoga & Posture ~ Jan Murray
4:30 p.m. Strength Training & Conditioning Group Training ~ Jan Murray
6:00 p.m. Yoga ~ Jeff Woods
7:30 p.m. Seasonal Programs / April 10 7:30 p.m.   Guest Speaker; Susie Alemian Deluca, Acupuncturist   Topic: “The Importance of Good Digestion” Public Welcome !
7:30 pm- 9:00 pm Restorative Yoga With Massage ~ Kelly Robinson LMT & Jan Murray RYT  First Monday of every month * 

Tuesday

8:00 a.m. Stretch Class  ~ Jane Bowler
6:00 p.m.
 Adult Ballet ~ Christo Marquez 10 Week Series (pre-registration required) LEVEL I
7:00 p.m. . Adult Ballet ~ Christo Marquez 10 Week Series (pre-registration required) LEVEL II

Wednesday

7:00 a.m. Rise & Shine Yoga ~ Jan Murray
9:00 a.m. Strength Training & Conditioning Group Training ~ Jan Murray
10:00 a.m. Beginner Yoga & Strength for the Spine ~ Jan Murray
4:30 p.m. Strength & Conditioning Group Training ~ Jan Murray
6:00 p.m. Strength & Conditioning Group Training ~ Jan Murray
7:00 p.m. MELT ™ & Move ~ Jan Murray LPTA

Thursday

5:00 p.m. Dance Fitness Class  ~ Kathy Needleman. *
6:00 p.m. Strength & Conditioning Group Training ~ Jan Murray
7:15 – 8:00 p.m. POUND ® ~ Melissa Hamerquist *

Friday

7:00 a.m. Rise & Shine Yoga
9:00 a.m. Strength & Conditioning Group Training ~ Jan Murray
6:00 p.m. Yin Yoga – Candlelight ~ 70 minute class ~ Jan Murray

Saturday

3:00 p.m.OUTDOOR FITNESS CLASSES- Webb State Park Weymouth~  Jan Murray

Sunday

8:30 a.m. Yoga ~ Joy Kingsbury
9:45 a.m. Pound  ~ Melissa Hammerquist
1:30 p.m. Qi Gong ~ Patty Gage

* Extra Fee
* $5 Fee for unlimited students

Personal Trainings are scheduled in studio.  

 

Class Prices

Unlimited Class Package
$100.00

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Yoga 10 Class Package
$120.00
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Adult Ballet ~ 
Series Level I & II
$260.00
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Walk In Class
$15
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Personal Training
1 session
$75.00
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5 Sessions Package
$300.00
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Gift Certificates Available
$100.00
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Gift Certificates Available
$50.00
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Class Descriptions

 

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“Preventing diseases rather than curing them makes more sense – Doctors of the future will be clinicians, dieticians and personal trainers rolled into one!”~ Deepak Hiwale

Our Mission

To create a healthy and sound environment that inspires the practices of active lifestyles, yoga and the quest for health, happiness and wellness.

BodyStrongBoston is committed to delivering safe and meaningful fitness training and wellness education to the community and its students. 

“Breathing is medicine. I forgot how to breathe, but I’m learning all over again”~ Mandi Lynn, Essence

Contact Us 

14 Iron Hill St. Weymouth, MA
781 974 5757

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“Every system of the body is interdependent with every other system. In truth, there is no separating them, any more than you can separate your body and psyche.”~ Robin Rose Bennett, The Gift of Healing Herbs: Plant Medicines and Home Remedies for a Vibrantly Healthy Life

Our Team


Jan Murray ~ Owner
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Jeff Woods
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Patty Gage
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Laura Walsh ~ Organically Fit 
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Cristóbal Márquez
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Joy Kingsbury
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Melissa Hammerquist
Certified Pound® Instructor
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Kelly Robinson ~ L.M.T.
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Kathy Needleman
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“We cannot be damaged into health.” ~ Herbert M. Shelton, Rubies in the Sand

Testimonials

I was fitness professional for 15 years. When I came to BodyStrong Boston 3 years ago to train with Jan,  I was injured, unmotivated and bored with gyms.

Jan Murray’s method of fitness has changed not only my body, but my outlook on life. She is so genuine in her caring about each person that walks into her studio that I found myself motivated to exercise for the first time in a long time.  Jan is bringing so many wonderful things to the South Shore community……Ballet for the adult learner, Restorative Yoga, the Trunk Training method, where she uses a variety of tools to help keep a person in perfect spinal alignment while they are exercising.

As a 54 year old woman, I value Jan’s knowledge of the body and her ability to apply that to a class setting where everyone feels valued and safe. When I began working out at BodyStrong Boston, I had a very injured shoulder with hips and knees that hurt most days. My body now moves with ease and I look forward to exercising because BodyStrong Boston is more than a work out studio, it is a community where everyone feel welcome!

~ Chris Lawson


My wife and I have been taking exercise classes for decades – from gym environments to having a personal trainer come to our house. BodyStrong Boston was referred to us about a year ago.  My wife started first then I joined in March, 2015. What a great decision I made by listening to my wife!

Jan Murray is tremendously motivating, caring and knows the body’s way. We take her strength & conditioning & yoga classes. She not only models the positions and motions, but explains the cause-and-affect of each movement. She watches us closely and gives touch cues so we can come into proper alignment, use the targeted muscle group, or feel what part of the body should be activated. Every time the workout is varied and challenging in a good way. Dance classes are offered on Fridays, and we take those classes too!

The camaraderie of all the people attending Jan Murray’s classes is unbelievable. We all know each other by name and new people are welcomed in. New friendships have formed through walks in nature, informative health talks, after exercise socializing,and holiday gatherings.  

We love our small group fitness workouts.

This is our Fitness One Stop!

~ Henry & Jan Yeh
Scituate, MA




Jan’s classes are so much more than your typical exercise class. For me, it feels like personal training sessions in a group setting. She identifies your weaknesses and helps you to gain strength in those areas in a safe way. This personalized approach, along  with Jan’s genuine and compassionate personality, make it hard to stay away once you experience it. I believe once word gets out about her new studio, BodyStrongBoston, there will be a waiting list to get into a class. That may be good news for Jan, but not for those who hesitated to sign up.

~ Daryl MacKenzie,
Norwell, MA




“Working out with Jan Murray has changed my life! For over 15 years my health deteriorated as a heart problem nearly crippled my ability to exercise, even walk, without fear. Through a unique combination of strength training, yoga, aerobic exercise, and emotional support, Jan patiently encouraged me to move forward at my own pace, to find my “edge” and to trust my body. Four years later, my fear of exercise is gone, my health is improving and the energy and confidence with which I face the challenges of each day is amazing. Through Jan, I have met many wonderful, caring and supportive people with whom I share my journey to better health. I am grateful every day for Jan’s holistic approach and positive influence not only on my level of fitness but on my  quality of life. I am truly blessed.

~ Mary Beth Brady
Sacred Heart Parish
Braintree, MA /Weymouth, MA 
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“For anyone interested in understanding the workout experience with Jan Murray.

I have worked with Jan for the past 8 years. She is constantly learning and sharing the newest ideas and incorporating those into our workouts. She has the unique ability to push you to your full capacity without your feeling pushed, to help you accomplish things you never dreamed you were capable of doing, making you feel incredibly good about yourself. The camaraderie she has helped build is only exceeded by the excellence of her training experience, I feel so fortunate to Have worked with Jan- I am accomplishing things I never dreamed possible before I began training.”

~ Cheryl Gates Tesler
65 years old  # 1 Jan Murray devotee
Hingham, MA 




“My wife and I have trained with Jan off and on for the past 10 years. She is an inspired and inspiring trainer, a joy with which to work, and we experienced amazing results. We have learned exercise,wellness, and meditation techniques from her that we continue to use on a daily basis. We give Jan our highest recommendation!”

~ Tim Maynard
Weymouth, MA 




“Jan is an extensively trained personal trainer. Her combination of physical therapy skills and yoga skills makes for an integrated workout. Her incredible awareness of the interplay between the muscles, ligaments and skeleton has helped me tremendously as I deal with back issues. Can’t say enough for her dedication!”

~ Mary Lou Kirby
Duxbury MA

 

 

Cancer ~ “A more or less permanent traffic jam in the body.” ~ Andreas Moritz, Cancer Is Not a Disease – It’s a Survival Mechanism