Self Care


Massage Therapy


About Us

Ruth Newnam brings nearly 20 years of health care experience to your yoga, self care, and massage therapy practices.

Upcoming Events


Yoga and Self Care with Ruth Newnam

Massage Therapist and Yoga Instructor

Outdoor/In Person Flow and Restore Yoga at ClearWind Farm

Tuesdays 6-7pm, June 2-June 30, $12/class

Join Ruth at this beautiful farm 15 minutes west of Carrboro:

7961 Scenic Trail, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Registration is required. Email to register and receive directions and protocols for arrival and departure.


You can also register online here:



Virtual Zoom Yoga Classes are listed below:


These classes and tutorials are available in real time virtually through Videos of most classes available on the 'yoga videos' page. 


Just click on the meeting ID link up to 10 minutes before the start of class to join. 


Payment is on a sliding scale, and classes can be free for those without the means during this rough and disruptive time. Joining the meeting/class is free of charge.


Payment/donations are on the honor system and donations are appreciated. Preferred payment is venmo @ruthnewnam. Or pay with a card through square: 

Sundays 11am-12pm

Roll and Restore (lower body focused), $5-20 sliding scale

Foam rolling, gentle stretching, and restorative postures for athletic balance, rehabilitation, self care, and ease in the body and mind.


​Join with the link below for Roll and Restore​ (lower body):

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 949 262 222


Add Sundays Roll and Restore to your weekly calendar with this link:

Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm

Roll and Restore (upper body focus)

Foam rolling, gentle stretching, and restorative postures for athletic balance, rehabilitation, self care, and ease in the body and mind.

Join Roll and Restore (upper body) with the link below:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 835 4295 6021


To add this class to your weekly calendar, use the link here:


Fridays 9:30-10:30am

Flow and Restore, $5-20 sliding scale

Warming slow flow for balance and ease through transitions, matched with restorative postures for recovery.


Join Flow and Restore Yoga:


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 186 382 504


To add this class to your weekly calendar, use this link:



Private/Semi Private Instruction


By Appointment

One on one (or with a partner) tutorials for massage, lymphatic issues, personalized yoga.


Contact to schedule.​

Ruth is joining the streaming faculty at Thousand Petals Yoga: check out their other offerings:


Yoga and PT with Laura Terry can be found at

Laura and Ruth will be collaborating again soon!



Ruth Newnam
Massage Therapist
Yoga Instructor

Ruth has developed a specialized blend of techniques to help heal chronic and acute pain issues and to maintain health and wellness in her clients. She blends deep tissue and relaxation techniques with a strong anatomical awareness of strength imbalances as well as areas of tightness or restriction.


She works with athletes (endurance, collegiate, and professional athletes) and clients recovering from injury, surgery, and illness, such as cancer, fibromyalgia, autoimmune issues, repetitive stress injuries, plantar fasciitis and more.


She emphasizes self care in her private practice and group yoga classes. Class offerings include instruction on foundational poses, foam rolling and self massage, joint stability work, and restorative postures. 

A native of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Ruth received a B.A. from the College of William and Mary and a M.A. from UNC-CH before attending the Body Therapy Institute in Silk Hope, NC, and the Dr. Vodder School lymphedema and lymphatic massage.


Contact Us

Practice Well

Chapel Hill and Carrboro, North Carolina


Contact Ruth Newnam

Phone: 919-593-1630



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