Local yoga studio extends to Bastrop Posted in: Feature BusinessesNews Last Friday marked the grand opening of Body + Shine Wellness’ new yoga studio in Bastrop.This is Body + Shine’s second location, with Elgin being home to the original studio which opened in 2017. Owner, Katy Gassaway, persevered through a grueling stretch in 2020-21 when the business was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.“The end of 2019, beginning of 2020, we were growing a lot and quickly. It was wonderful,” Gassaway said. “And then Covid happened and it was absolutely brutal.”Gassaway said that Body + Shine had to shift to a more retail-oriented approach to stay afloat, selling blankets, clothes,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!