Hold the Vision,
Trust the Process


Based out of Belmar, New Jersey, Root to Rise is a recovery community committed to
helping those recovering from drug and alcohol abuse remain clean and sober through physical activity.

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A Very Special Announcement


It is with GREAT excitement that we share with you a special announcement.  At Root to Rise it has always been our mission to lend support and help those in recovery through community activities promoting mindfulness and positivity. Keeping with our core initiatives, our organization has been offered an incredible opportunity to not only expand our mission, but deliver a beneficial impact to even more communities. With this, we are very grateful to announce that we will be joining our efforts with The Phoenix, a free sober active community designed for individuals who have suffered from a substance use disorder, and to those who choose to live and pursue a sober life. Our space, goals, and offerings will continue to stay the same, and our pursuit to help more lives in our community and beyond will only become stronger. To learn more about our mission with The Phoenix, watch the video below or visit thephoenix.org

Our Mission


Root to Rise is a registered nonprofit organization that provides free resources, services, and support to individuals recovering from addiction and other mental health issues. We believe that a combination of physical and mental diversion in the form of yoga, exercise, sport, and meditation can counteract addiction relapse. We also provide a strong, supportive community and foster personal development programs which are essential to maintaining sobriety. In addition, we deliver professional outreach programs for rehabilitation facilities, schools, and detention centers. 

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Events

Your contributions allow us to be in a number of spaces including schools, rehabs, and detox facilities where we offer meditation
and yoga for free to those in recovery. These outreach programs benefit not only the client but the teacher and facilities as well.
Healing through human connection.


Weekly Schedule


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Classes are run on donation-based offerings: give what you can but PLEASE come even if you aren’t able to give! We look forward to seeing you.

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Join us at 11:15 on Saturdays for a casual meet up. Whether you are in recovery yourself or know someone who is, this time is dedicated to opening up conversations and exchanging ideas between like-minded friends.

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Join Roseann Petropoulos at the Belmar Library Annex located on 7th Avenue for a free Metta Meditation event. This meditation offering is every Monday at 11am.

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Workshops and Events

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This workshop will begin with a brief yoga practice and guided meditation. We will explore the idea of taking care of ourselves while we journal and discuss what has helped us stay well in the past.

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Take a break from the mid-winter grayness with afternoon of community and shopping! We will have local artisans, imported and handcrafted items from 1-5pm at 911 Main Street, Belmar.

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In this vision board workshop, we will be exploring the thoughts, feelings, actions, or things we want to let go of, those we want to welcome, and why we are committed to doing so in this new year.

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Join Root to Rise on Thursdays at 7pm for a free strength Class at Ocean CrossFit. 64 Steiner Ave. Neptune City, NJ 07753. All levels class!

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A beginners meditation class taught by Kevin Genjo LeBlanc – Tuesday’s at 8:30pm. Mats, cushions, and blankets provided. Please wear comfortable clothes.

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Root to Rise Yoga at 6:30pm with Amy Budinich Emley. Donation based class located in our studio on Main Street in Belmar. Mats and cushions provided. Extra yoga mats are available if needed.

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Join our Book Club Friday, February 1 at 7PM. The book is Lifting The Wheel of Karma. We will continue the discussion from last time, explore the study questions, and welcome those new to the book. *Book is provided FREE.

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Free form, deep groove, judgement free dance and movement practice in a salt lamp lit, open and safe environment to express yourself. This is a donation based event.

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Join Reiki Master and Intuitive Life Coach Billi Jo Murphy for healing, balancing and relaxation with the pure tones of the Reiki Infused Quartz Crystal “Singing” Bowls.

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Studio

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Our studio is open at 911 Main Street in Belmar. We offer non-recovery and recovery based classes, meetups, workshops,
meditation, sober events, and more. Classes are donation based and OPEN TO ALL. Give what you can and if you cannot give,
please don’t let that prevent you from coming.

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Support us in our Mission


We have a really unique mission
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Everyone has been affected by addiction in some way, either directly suffering or watching a loved one suffer, and we’ve created an organization that works to help people within our local community stay clean and sober. We teach those in recovery to use consistent physical fitness as a means to prevent relapse, while providing a strong, supportive community to help hold them up. We provide free services, from yoga to group fitness, meditation, hiking, cycling, and more aimed at healing the whole person.

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We are here for support. Call us today at 732-739-RISE

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