About Us

Rise Up Wellness is a not for profit organization dedicated to bringing healthy and healing practices to people in their own communities. Everyone should have access to holistic health practices and they shouldn’t have to leave their community or pay a lot of money for it.
Through yoga classes, massage and bodywork, and herbal and nutrition consultations, we introduce practices that have been proven to improve physical and mental health. All services are provided by experienced and certified professionals.
Rise Up’s yoga practice is rooted in the true spirit of yoga. Classes are free and open to all levels of students. All equipment is provided and everyone is invited to come as they are and join the class.
Many people suffer from aches and pains that can be soothed or even eliminated by massage and bodywork. Our healing treatments provide stress reduction, pain relief and help to keep muscles and joints healthy. Payment is on a donation basis only.
What we take into our bodies is as important as how we move our bodies. Our personalized free herbal and nutrition consultations complete the path to a balanced, healthy lifestyle.
Rise Up brings these health offerings into local schools, clinics and community centers. We currently provide these services in Marquette Park, Garfield Ridge, Brighton Park, and North Lawndale. We hope to keep growing and also inspire others to start like-minded organizations.
Rise Up Wellness’ Board of Directors is made up of volunteers. All donations pay for instructors, therapists, support staff and equipment. Our staff is paid a living wage which is supported by our sponsors.