BUILD: Hands-On Assisting
Oct
19
1:00 PM13:00

BUILD: Hands-On Assisting

Calling all instructors!

Hands-on assisting is an opportunity to enhance your ability see students bodies and recognize where you can be of service. This workshop will transform your teaching by learning to provide safe, hands-on assists, that can be offered in many styles of yoga. We will take a look at:

  • Why we assist

  • Principles of alignment

  • Styles of assists

  • Hand placement and position

  • Leaving students in their greatness

  • Assisting while teaching

  • Explore many common postures and assisting in transitions                           

This workshop is interactive and hands-on. It is practice in action. You will be given direct feedback so that you can begin to master effective assisting and provide more service to your students.

When: Saturday October 19th
Time: 2:00 - 5:00pm
Where: Ignite Yoga
Cost: FREE for instructors*
* Space is limited, registration required

 

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Dance. Music. Celebration.
Oct
25
7:30 PM19:30

Dance. Music. Celebration.

Dance. Music. Celebration.
Since the dawn of time humans have come together to move with music. This will be just that. A human experience of release, self expression and empowerment through movement and community. This dynamic practice is lightly guided with ample space to go in and explore your own personal movement. No dance experience required. Lights are low. Leave it all behind as you connect to your bones, body, and the amazing tribe around you.

When: Friday October 25th
Time: 7:30 - 8:30p
Cost: Class pass, membership, drop-in
Instructor: Mary Sarah O'Shea
Register as you would for a class via our schedule.

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Peace Within: Healing from Resentments
Oct
26
12:00 PM12:00

Peace Within: Healing from Resentments

In a world of chaos, everyone could use more peace. We often get lost in believing that peace is directly correlated to our environment, but study after study shows that if you can create peace within, you will experience more joy.

In this workshop, you will be guided to look inward and see how expectations and judgement may create resentment and negative energy, blocking you from the peace and joy you desire. Your guide, Anna Furderer, will use skills and experiences she has acquired from her certifications in Life Coaching, Recovery Coaching, and RYT200 to guide you through a journey of self-awareness. Your time together will include asana, meditation, journaling and a safe space for healing and self-study.

This workshop is appropriate for all levels of yoga practitioners. Join us.

When: Saturday Oct 26th
Time: 12:00 - 2:30p
Cost: $35 registration*
Instructor: Anna Furderer
Life Coach, Recovery Coach, RYT 200

*Members receive discount

Reminder: We create all workshops, events, and series with you in mind. Because of the great work and planning that goes into these events, there is a 25% non-refundable deposit built into your registration. If you need to cancel for any reason, notice must be given 48-hours in advance to receive a refund (minus the 25% deposit).

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READ: On Being Human
Nov
3
7:00 PM19:00

READ: On Being Human

"No two persons read the same book.” -Edmund Wilson

READ is a deep dive book club that provides the opportunity to connect with your peers on topics that will expand your mind. In our meetings, you will gain insight on how differently we each approach the same book and support one another as we tap deeper into the spiritual journey we are all on.

Meetings are held quarterly to discuss one book in its entirety. Each book is announced at the book club meeting and allotted 1.5 - 2 months reading time so that you can enjoy and absorb all that you're ingesting.

The intention of our book club is to further our learning and growth off the mat while creating space for our Ignite Yoga community to come together. 

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Each meeting is held at Ignite Yoga studio

  • Group discussion facilitated by Joane Wire

  • Hot tea and water provided

  • We welcome light snacks or BYOB to share, but not necessary

  • Books are announced at each book club meeting for the next quarter

On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard

By: Jennifer Pastiloff

When: Sunday November 3rd
Time: 7:00 - 8:15p’ish
Facilitator: Joane Wire
Cost: Drop-in, class pass, or membership

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REST
Nov
10
6:30 PM18:30

REST

"Guard your balance as you would your most precious resource." - Deborah Adele

Life is crazy, busy, hectic, stressful— even when it's going perfectly, there's still a lot your carry on your plate.

So it's time. Time to wind down and turn inward to give the still space within the attention it's been longing for. This is the rejuvenation you crave and never quite schedule. Expect stillness, soft movement and soothing mental focus. This class is peace. It’s comfort. It’s...rest. 

When: Sunday, November 10th
Time: 6:30 - 8:00p
Cost: $20 Registration*
Instructor: Joane Wire
*discount for members

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BUILD: The Basics
Nov
17
1:00 PM13:00

BUILD: The Basics

New to yoga? This is your perfect starting point. In this workshop we will explore basic elements of yoga, including breath, asana (poses), meditation, yoga philosophy, and even yoga studio etiquette. This class is designed for the beginning yogi, however, is a great workshop for experienced practitioners who wish to hone in on the basics. Please bring mat and water. Laughing and having fun are encouraged. Registration required. 

When: Sunday Nov 17th
Time: 1:00 - 3:30p
Cost: $35 Registration*
*Space is limited

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Malas & Mimosas
Dec
7
12:00 PM12:00

Malas & Mimosas

Want to learn to meditate or just receive some good vibes? Ever seen a beautiful strand of beads wrapped around your fellow yogi’s wrist or being used in meditation? This sacred tool is called a Mala. A mala is a traditional strand of prayer beads used as a tool to focus the mind. Based on the stone or material they are created with, they represent different qualities that can serve a purpose when you need it and carry good energy for you day-in and day-out.

In this workshop of creation and fun you’ll learn about the healing properties of crystals with guest teacher,  certified crystal specialist, and energy worker, Megan Cannon of Moonmalas by Megan. Not only will you create your own mala and take it home with you that day, you’ll learn about the crystals, what energetic properties they hold, how to meditate with them, and more!

This intimate workshop is about 2.5 hours of mala making. You will leave with your own personally designed, high quality mala made with your own needs and intention in mind. Space is limited!

When: Saturday December 7th
Time: 12:00 - 2:30p
Cost: $108*
Instructor: Megan Cannon
*Members receive 10-50% discount


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Mini-Shop: Advance Your Vinyasa
Oct
13
3:00 PM15:00

Mini-Shop: Advance Your Vinyasa

You’ve flowed through countless vinyasas (that's chaturanga, updog, downdog) in your yoga practice and now it’s time to PLAY!!! This class will show you new and fun ways to switch up your practice. Be ready to come out of your comfort zone, laugh, fall, and fly!

When: Sunday October 13th
Time: 3:00 - 4:30p
Cost: $20 registration
Instructor: Katie Mitchell

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Spark Change Challenge
Oct
1
to Oct 5

Spark Change Challenge

Spark Change Challenge

October is right around the corner and we are taking to our mats for a 21-day yoga challenge to #sparkchange. 

Yoga challenges are a powerful way to experience a boost in your practice. You quickly gain more strength, flexibility, mental clarity, personal understanding, and become more connected to your yoga tribe. 

Everyone could use a boost, right? 

We do our 21-day challenge a little differently here at Ignite Yoga. It’s motivating to simply do the challenge but we believe it’s even more motivating to know that you’re helping someone else in the process. (Can you say win-win?!)

Here's how it works... 

During the 31 days of October, you will take the spark change challenge to practice 21 days at the studio. They do not need to be consecutive days... but they do need to be days, not practices.

Every time you attend class, your 21 days is tracked with the tried and true sticker method. 

Registration for the challenge is $25 and all proceeds go to a local organization. This year the organization is Girls on the Run of Dayton. Their vision aligns with ours and we couldn’t be more proud to support the empowerment of young girls.

Class passes are not included in the registration fee and must be purchased separately. 

At the end of the month, if you have completed 21/31 days, you receive a Spark Change tank to say "You rock!" for your contribution and dedication. 

Let's band together to spark change in ourselves and in greater Dayton. Must be registered by October 5th. No time to waste!

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Movie Night: The Biggest Little Farm
Sep
27
6:30 PM18:30

Movie Night: The Biggest Little Farm

Our new location is described as “a really nice house.”

So we invite you into our home for a casual and fun projector-style movie night.

We’ll bring the popcorn and you bring the other snacks to share. We’ll use bolsters and blankets to snuggle in and watch a great film.

When: Friday Sept. 27th
Time: 6:30p community/7:00p film begins
Cost: Free
Film: The Biggest Little Farm

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Exploring the Chakras
Sep
22
3:00 PM15:00

Exploring the Chakras

Exploring the Chakras Workshop

In this lecture/discussion style workshop we will explore the subtle energy system that encompasses all aspects of the human experience, the chakras. The chakra system is a road map to find your way around the psyche and the self. We will explore the attributes and qualities of each chakra along with how they show up for us in the body, as emotion, and in the world around us. We will examine how imbalances are created, how to spot them in ourselves, and practical ways to create equilibrium. 

Please bring a journal and a pen!.  

BIO:

Sam’s offerings combine yogic philosophy, creative experience and the desire to remember our innate connection to one another. You can find her teaching practices that use the body as an instrument to devote presence in each moment and access deep intuitive wisdom. She weaves together breathwork, meditation, self-care, ritual, mantra, and postures for teachings that illuminate and integrate all aspects of being.

Sam is the creator of MATMOTIVES, yoga mat decals that serve as an intentional reminder and a dristi for your physical yoga practice. Sam received her 200 RYT through Indigo Yoga, and Danielle Dulsky’s Wild Feminine 300 RYT through House of Aum. She has completed additional certifications for pranayama (breathwork) through Embodied Breath and meditation through Jasmine Grace Wildlight Yoga. She is based out of Dayton and Yellow Springs.

When: Sunday Sept. 22nd
Time: 3:00 - 5:00p
Cost: $35 Registration*
Instructor: Sam Spychalla

*Discount for members

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Vino and Vinyasa
Sep
13
6:15 PM18:15

Vino and Vinyasa

The perfect way to wind down your week!  Join us for a 60 minute Vinyasa Flow class paired with sips and gulps of red and white wines with your fellow yogi's.  Bring your friends, your husband, or your friend's husband, cause you will not want to miss this smoooooth transition into the weekend! 

When: Friday September 13th
Time: 6:15p Doors open; 6:30p Class begins
Cost: $25 Registration
Instructor: Justina Sanford
Wine Connoisseur: Dori Geise
 

Please note: Cancellations must occur 48-hours prior to the start of the event in order to receive a refund minus a 25% deposit. Anything within the 48-hour window is non-refundable.

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Mini-Shop: Uddiyana Bandha
Sep
7
11:30 AM11:30

Mini-Shop: Uddiyana Bandha

In traditional yoga, a "bandha" is a constriction, toning, lifting, or lock of a particular part of the body. It primarily refers to the three locks in the trunk of our body—mula bandha, uddiyana bandha, and jalandhara bandha. When engaged properly and safely, you will feel strong, light, and invigorated.

In this mini workshop, we will focus primarily on uddiyana bandha, or the upper abdominal lift. You'll learn:

- what uddiyana bandha is

- what it looks like in the body

- the actions needed to engage it

- uddiyana bandha breath/pose

- benefits of uddiyana bandha

- how to utilize it throughout your practice

Please do not eat two hours prior to this workshop.

When: Saturday Sept. 7th
Cost:
$20 registration
Instructor:
Justina Sanford

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Yoga in Stubbs Park
Aug
7
6:00 PM18:00

Yoga in Stubbs Park

-SUMMER CLASSES AT STUBBS PARK-

COME ONE, COME ALL!

Our Summer yoga classes at Stubbs Park are back!  A core value at Ignite Yoga is community, and what better way to serve than at one of the city's most loved parks.

This year you can catch us the second and fourth Wednesday of the month for a class led by one of our amazing instructors. We practice on the memorial platform right in front of the pond. Classes are open to adults and kids but are geared more towards an adult practice. They are taught in our AWAKEN1 class style. In the case of inclement weather, please follow and check our Facebook Page for cancellation or an alternative practice. All classes are BYOM (bring your own mat!).

LAST ONE!
August 7th
Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:00p

Click HERE for more info

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Yoga in the Outfield @ Fifth Third Field
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

Yoga in the Outfield @ Fifth Third Field

YOGA IN THE OUTFIELD

Thursday, July 18th
6:00pm - 9:00pm

LET'S TAKE TO THE FIELD!

Join us for our 5th annual "Yoga in the Outfield"—a community event intended to bring folks together for a night of fun, yoga, and connection. All on the Fifth Third Field!

A 60-minute light-hearted yoga class will begin slightly after 6:00p (no experience required) and then we’ll head to the deck to connect with your fellow yogis and friends.

This event is 100% community - share it with your friends!

Advanced Ticket Purchase - $20 (over $56 value)
Dragons Hat
Dragons t-shirt
Dragons Game Ticket
60-minute Yoga class
1 complimentary beer/wine ticket for the Milano’s Tap Room
1 ticket entry to win some great raffle prizes


Day of Event Purchase $25 (over $56 value)
Dragons Hat
Dragons t-shirt
Dragons Game Ticket
60-minute Yoga class
1 complimentary beer/wine ticket for the Milano’s Tap Room
1 ticket entry to win some great raffle prizes


When: Thursday July 18th
Time: 6:00 - 9:00p
Cost: $20 advance purchase, $25 day-of

Promo Code: YOGA

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Jun
28
6:30 PM18:30

Ignite Grand (again) Opening

It’s a project that’s been a long time in the works. We’re so excited to finally share it with you!

Please join us in celebrating the opening of our new, larger location!

We're ready to break in the new space with fun and good vibes. Bring your friends and spouse to enjoy small bites, beverages for all (including our new signature cocktail), new retail, raffle prizes, special pricing offers, and, as always, connection with the Ignite community. Ditch the stretchy pants and come celebrate the expansion of Ignite Yoga!

When: Friday June 28th
Time: 6:30 - 9:00p
Where: 669 Miamisburg Centerville Road
Dayton, Ohio 45459

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Pamper Yourself: A Mini Retreat
May
11
12:00 PM12:00

Pamper Yourself: A Mini Retreat

Mother’s Day is just around the corner!

If you’re a mother (fur babies count!), have a mother, or plan to become one, this workshop is for you! Join Kat Wright for an afternoon of learning about how to take care of your skin and pamper yourself in the process.

This experiential workshop will introduce you to skin care techniques and products to prevent and repair damage and enhance your skin’s well being.   

In addition to learning about your skin and how to best care for it, Kat will lead a short, gentle practice and you will spend time in savasana wearing a repairing full facial mask.

You will leave feeling so refreshed and relaxed and you’ll receive products and tips to continue the pampering at home!

When: Saturday May 11th
Time: 12:00 - 2:00p
Cost: $55/person (includes product bag of $50 value!)
Instructor: Kat Wright


Instructor: Kat Wright, a member of our Ignite community, has taught health and wellness for over 30 years. She has published 3 books on nutrition, is a 500-hour registered yoga instructor, and is the President and skin care formulator for Frownies. Frownies is a natural, all organic skin care line. Kat, a Naturopath, biofeedback technician, and anti-aging specialist is excited to share her years of experience in self-care and skin health with you.

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May
4
12:00 PM12:00

SWEAT PARTY: Cyclebar, Swatfit, Ignite Yoga

Who doesn’t love an outdoor workout?!

Ignite Yoga, Cyclebar, and Swatfit Gym team up to host this awesome fitness event. The party will include 3 fitness disciplines.......cycling, strength training and yoga....all outside!  Each discipline will be a 30 minute session and together are aimed at increasing your overall cardio endurance, strength and flexibility. Spaces are limited, so book your spot now!

When: Saturday May 4th
Time: 12:00 - 2:00p
Cost: $30 registration
Instructors: Justina Sanford (yoga), Julie Given (cycle), Maurice Harris (strength)

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Time: Intend It, Don't Just Spend It
Apr
27
12:00 PM12:00

Time: Intend It, Don't Just Spend It

We are all given the same 24 hours each day, yet many of us go to bed each night wondering if we’ve spent our time wisely. Led by Rose Lounsbury - minimalism and simplicity coach, TEDxDayton speaker, and author of the best selling Less: Minimalism for Real - this class will focus on techniques to help us spend our time more intentionally. Participants will learn how to identify time gaps, balance their “must do’s” with “could/should/want to do’s”, and use time clocking strategies to make meaningful and productive daily schedules.

When: Saturday April 27th
Time: 12:00 - 2:00p
Cost: $35 registration
Instructor: Rose Lounsbury


Please note: Cancellations must occur 48-hours prior to the start of the workshop in order to receive a refund minus a 25% deposit. Anything within the 48-hour window is non-refundable.

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Modern Minimalism: When Less is More
Mar
16
12:00 PM12:00

Modern Minimalism: When Less is More

Do you feel like your stuff owns you rather than the other way around? Do you desire a simpler home or work environment with more freedom and room to breathe? Led by Rose Lounsbury-- minimalism and simplicity coach, TEDxDayton speaker, and author of the Amazon bestselling Less: Minimalism, for Real--this presentation explores on how minimalism, the age-old philosophy that less is more, can improve our modern, busy lives.

When: Saturday March 16th
Time: 12:00 - 2:00p
Cost: $35 registration
Instructor: Rose Lounsbury

Please note: Cancellations must occur 48-hours prior to the start of the workshop in order to receive a refund minus a 25% deposit. Anything within the 48-hour window is non-refundable.

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MARCH MADNESS: Selection Sunday
Feb
24
4:00 PM16:00

MARCH MADNESS: Selection Sunday

Let's get ready to ruuummmmbbblee!

Our 3rd annual March Madness Challenge begins March 1st! This challenge is an opportunity to enhance your practice, connect to your fellow Ignite yogis, and have an overall good time.

HERE'S THE GIST:

  • It's $5 per person to join

  • On Selection Sunday, February 24th, the "team captains" (i.e. instructors) will draw teams

  • From March 1st - 31st, you'll work together to score points

  • Score is kept by placing stickers on your team’s court

  • Score is tallied at the end of the month

  • There are 3 levels of prizes

SCORE KEEPING:

  • 1 point = all regular classes except 6:00ams and new classes

  • 2 points = 6:00ams and any new classes

  • 3 points = Workshops and Events
    *Series are excluded

 

SELECTION SUNDAY

When: Sunday February 24th
Time:
4:00 - 5:00p
Cost: Free
Location: At the studio (recommended) or live online

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • team placement

  • come casual, no yoga

  • explanation of the event

  • team "tip off" for bonus points

  • team building and games

  • overview of the month of March

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Feb
9
1:30 PM13:30

BUILD: A Strong & Supple Spine

The Spine is at the center of our skeletal structure. We rely on the components of the spine for all of our bodies actions and functions.

Through discussion, observation and shared yoga practice we will gain personal understanding of the spine in order to appreciate how it moves. We will explore this vast network of bones, connective tissue and nerves as it relates to our health , our movement, and our well-being.

When: Saturday February 9th
Time: 1:30 - 3:00p
Cost: Free!
Instructor: Kathleen Crosby

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Feb
9
11:30 AM11:30

BUILD: The Secret to Happy Hips

Whether you are a yogi, runner, weightlifter or all the above, having hips that can move in all directions will enable you to function to your optimal level.  If you can’t move your hips through a full range of motion many things will begin to suffer. In this workshop we will focus on being able to flex, extend and strengthen your hips through natural movements which will allow for better function in everyday life.

When: Saturday February 9th
Time: 11:30 - 1:00p
Cost: Free
Instructor: Lindsay Kearns

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Power Couples
Feb
8
6:30 PM18:30

Power Couples

That romantic time of year is here and we have the perfect date night for you!

In this feature class, you'll flow through a power class spiced with moments of acro and partner moves. Class will be sequenced for all levels, so no experience necessary. You'll play, laugh, and sweat - all the things that inherently create connection. And we didn't forget the sweetness of the holiday, a bar of confections will be waiting for you at the end of class.

When: Friday February 8th
Time: 6:30 - 8:00p
Cost: $35 per couple*
Instructor: Courtney Adam

*Only one person from couple needs to register

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BUILD: Core Strength Vinyasa
Jan
25
to Jan 27

BUILD: Core Strength Vinyasa

CSV IMMERSION WEEKEND
This comprehensive 15-Hour CSV Yoga Workshop Immersion is for yoga teachers and students alike who want to take their yoga to the next level. Infuse your teaching and practice with cutting-edge anatomy and new generation non-linear alignment cueing using Deep Core Line anatomy. Learn how to move the way YOUR body was born to move, find more freedom in your poses as you stay core-connected and express outward – and learn to teach others how to move from their center too.

WHAT IS CORE STRENGTH VINYASA YOGA?

Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga is a practice open to everyone and complements any style. Maria teaches CSV to all levels from individuals who practice in a chair to those who run marathons. The practice works with the Deep Core Line of the body, engaging deep inner body muscles. Most traditional practices use the outer muscles of the body, but in CSV yoga, you will learn to engage the muscles that are deep within to make your yoga practice more effective no matter what your experience or fitness level. 

CSVY is unique in how it encourages the body to move in a natural, holistic, non-linear and therapeutic way. The poses are the same, but HOW you move into them is the big difference. A yoga pose is a template, and students in this style learn to fit their body appropriately into that template so that you can find a practice that’s right for you.

CSV is based on new, real world anatomy and biomechanics. As we learn more about the body, a yoga practice needs to evolve and change. Maria will bring you the latest information on anatomy, sequencing and next level alignment cueing.

FRIDAY JANUARY 25TH 5:00 - 8:00p
Transform Your Flow - CSV Master Class

In this Master Class, experience the fun, fierce and dynamic Core Strength Vinyasa practice that will help you transition with more strength and stability by engaging your Deep Core Line (myofascial muscle meridian). Get twice the benefits of your regular yoga practice in half the time by working beyond the superficial muscles of your body to ignite the Deep Core Line for more organic movement.  $47 Registration

SATURDAY JANUARY 26TH 10:00 - 12:30p
Reinventing Your Practice - New Anatomy and Physics Master Class
Bring your yoga practice to the next level with new anatomy and biomechanics. Learn why often heard cues in yoga classes don't work for the modern day yoga practitioner. In this Master Class, you will learn to adapt common yoga poses to fit your own body and let go of what you think a yoga pose should look like. Not every pose or alignment cue is for every body and it shouldn't be. Start to find your own way into and out of poses by thinking outside of the yoga box to create a healthier and long lasting practice.   $47 Registration

SATURDAY JANUARY 26TH 1:30 - 5:30p
New Anatomy and Physics - Cueing and Biomechanics

Using the principles of the Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga transitional practice created by Sadie Nardini, you will learn about the Four Fundamental Cues and how to use them in every pose, every time. Learn to build your practice from the ground up using Ground Reaction Force and a strong foundation. You’ll find more benefits out of your practice and understand why it’s difficult to “fix” a pose once you’re already in it. CSVY sun salutations and beyond will be explored to help you align better, use the breath to work for you and give yourself more time to set your body into a pose.  
$62 Registration

SUNDAY JANUARY 27TH 11:00 - 1:30p
Flowing More Effectively - Master Class

In this final Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga Master Class, learn to feel the practice in your own body by paying more attention to the breath, igniting your inner fire and finding your own rhythm and flow. Move in ways you might not normally move in a traditional yoga class as you find freedom in your movements and let go of what's holding you back. Let the practice happen as you get out of your own way and let yourself just flow with it. 
$47 Registration

SUNDAY JANUARY 27TH 2:30 - 5:30p
Building a Better Sequence

Wish you could build fun and creative sequences at home when you don't have time to go to the studio? Learn how to successfully sequence a yoga class for your home practice. If you're a teacher, learn how to add more creativity to your classes to stand out from the crowd and keep your students coming back to your classes. Maria will talk about the common mistakes teachers make in sequencing and cueing to help bring more awareness into your classes.
$62 Registration

Master Class - $47 registration
Anatomy/Sequence Workshop - $62 registration
Full Weekend - $250 registration

*Members save 10%!

About Maria De Noda

Maria is a dynamic and transformative yoga teacher who takes a no nonsense approach to flow and anatomy to bring you to the next level in your practice and life. She offers classes, teacher trainings and workshops across the country and online to bring new and empowering ways to help you find a healthier, happier and stronger you. Maria is the founder of Natural Flow Vinyasa™ and a 500-hour Core Strength Vinyasa Master Trainer for Sadie Nardini. Learn to enhance your practice by using new anatomy and working with your Deep Core Line. Maria will show you how you can practice in a safer and more accurate way for your body.

Maria teaches classes as well as workshops at Princeton University, Fortune 500 companies, yoga studios and has published articles in various online Yoga publications such as doyouyoga.com and mindbodygreen.com. She also has a YouTube channel in which she shares the practice with those she can't reach in person. In 2016 she began to offer Yoga Teacher Training. Maria is registered as an E-RYT, YACEP through Yoga Alliance (YA).

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Jan
5
1:30 PM13:30

BUILD: Shoulder Stability

Should Stability for Injury Prevention.

That is the overall goal of our time together. In this workshop, we’ll dive in to discuss and explore how strengthening the shoulders and supporting structures can prevent injury, improve mobility, and long term health and functional movement. We’ll take a look at anatomy of the overall shoulder and the shoulder joint to understand exactly how is moves.

Discussion and physical practice are part of this 90 minute class. You will leave with an understanding of movements you can use to strengthen the muscles that support your yoga practice, making chaturanga dandasana, updog, down dog and postures where your shoulders and hands are weight bearing more safe and accessible. With strong shoulders, not only do you stand taller, but you may one day have a safe hand stand, wheel or other fun and challenging postures.

When: Saturday January 5th
Time: 1:30-3:00p
Cost: Free!
Instructor: Kathy Wright, 300-Hour TT

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Jan
5
11:30 AM11:30

BUILD: Strong & Healthy Psoas

So what exactly IS your psoas (so-as)?

It’s a muscle that connects your spine to your legs. It’s often referred to as your hip flexors and is most commonly known to bend you at your hips (think forward folding or lifting your leg to walk). However, it does much more. It plays a role in your emotional response, such as fight, flight or freeze, pelvic floor function, respiratory issues, digestive issues, nerve functions, leg and foot pain, and the list goes on. In this workshop you’ll discover tools to strengthen your hips, low back and pelvic muscles for a stronger and healthier psoas. You will leave with a greater understanding why it is important to nourish these muscles and how they contribute to your overall health and well-being.

When: Saturday January 5th
Time: 11:30 - 1:00p
Cost: Free!
Instructor: Jessica Hecker, 300-Hour TT

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Dec
27
10:30 AM10:30

BUILD: Cosmic Prana - FREE!

Feeling depleted from the holidays???? Come re-energize yourself through 4 (11 minute) pranayam meditations. We will have a 20-minute discussion, followed by different breathing meditations, some chanting (turning breath into sound), abundance of relaxation between meditations, all with sound vibration and music. Resetting the rhythms of your body and realizing your connection to the cosmos, Prana is the energy that sets our life in motion.

Empty belly recommended. 

When: Thursday Dec. 27th
Time: 10:30 - 12:00p
Cost: Free
Instructor: Lori Wantz

Note: This is one of a series of community mini-workshops led by our 300-hour teacher trainees. Please register in advance by choosing “BUILD: Free!” Space is limited.

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BUILD: Weekend of Ashtanga
Dec
8
to Dec 9

BUILD: Weekend of Ashtanga

Ashtanga is a practice that falls into the “traditional” realm of yoga. It synchronizes breath and movement through a set series of postures to create a dynamic and physically challenging practice. The practice builds internal heat, which in turn purifies and strengthens the body, and calms the mind.

Join Ross Stambaugh in this 2-day event to deepen your knowledge of the Ashtanga practice. Ross is a certified Ashtanga instructor through the K. Pattabhi Jois Institute in Mysore, India. He’s practiced and studied with some of the local greats and he’s a hidden gem in our Dayton yoga community.

DAY 1 - Saturday December 8th
12:00 - 5:00p

  • Traditional Primary Series taught in Sanskrit - (start practicing HERE!)

  • Knowing the Tristhana Method - breathing, posture, and gazing points

  • Asana Lab: Lifting up and jumping back

  • Q & A - Understanding the seated postures

DAY 2 - Sunday December 9th
12:00 - 5:00p

  • Traditional Primary Series taught in Sanskrit - (start practicing HERE!)

  • “Keeping it real, keeping it simple.” - how to maintain a 6-day practice w quality and intensity

  • Asana Lab: Hidden handstands for Sun Salutations

  • Q & A - Understanding the standing postures of the Primary Series

Familiarity with the Primary Series is recommended but not required.
Please follow links above to become familiar!

Single Day: $55
Full Weekend: $97
*10% off with member discount

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Ignite the Season
Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

Ignite the Season

This year celebrates our FIFTH “Ignite the Season!”

Thursday December 6th, 6:00-9:00p.

The holidays can be stressful, but they don’t have to be. We want to ease your mind and provide a one-stop shop for you! This event will be an experience of holiday ease all while supporting small local businesses and independent entrepreneurs.

COME ONE COME ALL - This event is not just for Ignite Yoga students or students of yoga. We would love for everyone to join!

SHOPPING, FUN, & COMMUNITY

Our vendor’s list is in the works... but here’s a few things to get excited for!

  • Gift Cards for 5, 10, and single monthly unlimited passes, 20% off (this night only!)*

  • Ignite Yoga hand lettered shirts (coming soon!)

  • paperreka - hand lettered and letter pressed prints

  • Massage Remedies - deep tissue, swedish, bamboo, and other massage

  • Reza’s Roast - local roaster and soon-to-be shop!

  • Crunchi Cosmetics - high performance, toxin-free make-up

  • Jessica Dubis Jewelry - unique gold and silver wire wrapped gemstone jewelry

  • Lisa Robin Jewelry - elegant handcrafted jewelry

  • Frownies - Original wrinkle patch and skincare

  • The Shakery Juice Bar - Dayton’s original juice delivery

  • Ignite Yoga Program Information

  • Appetizers & Wine

*limit 2 per person

 

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BUILD: Hands-On II
Nov
10
2:00 PM14:00

BUILD: Hands-On II

Hands-on assisting traditionally has been a practice of deepening students into postures using the pressure and strength provided by the instructor. By honing this skill, your students may feel great in their practice, but it leaves little room for them to explore the posture themselves.

In Hands-On II, we’ll take a look at how to most effectively provide safe assists that create a profound experience for the student. They’ll not only feel a shift, but they’ll enhance their own neural connection which will allow them to recreate it in their body.

Join Justina Sanford for this radical look at hands-on assists. Knoweldge of hands-on assisting or Hands-On Assisting I is recommended for this workshop.

When: Saturday Nov. 10th
Time: 2:00 - 5:00p
Cost: $50 Registration
YA CEU’s available

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Community Power Classes
Nov
5
to Dec 4

Community Power Classes

THEY'RE BACK!

We love offering complimentary yoga classes throughout the season to keep you warm and balanced.  Our Power Flow classes are heated and challenging, so come prepared with water and a towel.  These classes fill up quickly, so please register ahead.  If you can not make it, please deregister so that someone else can join in the fun! All classes taught by our Teacher Training graduates.

Community Power Classes
5:00 - 6:00p

Monday Nov. 5th
Tuesday Nov. 6th
Monday Nov. 12th
Tuesday Nov. 13th
Monday Nov. 19th
Tuesday Nov. 20th
Monday Nov. 26th
Tuesday Nov. 27th
Monday Dec. 3rd

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Teacher Training Info Sesh
Nov
4
5:30 PM17:30

Teacher Training Info Sesh

WINTER 2019

Our Winter teacher training is perfect to turn your hibernation into transformation. If you’re ready to learn more about what teacher training looks like, what’s involved, and who it’s for… join us on Sunday Nov. 4th 5:30p

When: Sunday Nov. 4th
Time: 5:30p
Cost: Totally free
No need to register. We’ll see you then!

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BUILD: Foundation in Pranayama
Oct
27
12:00 PM12:00

BUILD: Foundation in Pranayama

Pranayama is the 4th limb of our yoga practice. Breath is the thing that keeps us alive. In yoga philosophy, our breath, or prana, is considered “life-force.”

We practice pranayama in our asana practice with our deep-controlled breathing (ujayii), but it can go much further. When you variate it, your breath-work has the power to calm your anxiety, reduce stress, aid in digestion and metabolic power, and give you a natural boost of energy.

Join Kim to learn the root of pranayama, understand your respiratory muscles better, and learn basic breathing practices that you can utilize any time you need them.

Space is limited.

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Yoga History and Stories
Oct
6
2:00 PM14:00

Yoga History and Stories

Yoga is rich with history, stemming anywhere from 2,000 - 10,000 years ago. There are many text to read nowadays, but yoga lineage and Hindu philosophy were originally passed down through the art of story telling, an animate way to learn morals and lessons.

Join Ross, an Ashtanga authorized instructor through KPJAYI, to enjoy, just as our children do, the art of story telling. You’ll learn the significance of popular icons, such as the elephant (Ganesha) and monkey (Hanuman), stories of the Bhagavad Gita and Ramayana, and we’ll join together in a few chants still practiced in India today.

This session is cash donation. Please register ahead of time!

When: Saturday October 6th
Time: 2:00 - 5:00p
Cost: Cash Donation (suggested $15)
Instructor: Ross Stambaugh
*Space is limited

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BUILD: Ayurvedic Fall Cleanse
Sep
29
12:00 PM12:00

BUILD: Ayurvedic Fall Cleanse

Fall is a transitional season from the heat of summer to the cold of winter. Although it is the natural rhythm of life, it can have a huge impact on our overall health. This workshop is the perfect time to explore how the change of seasons effects our whole being. We will review the foundations of Ayurveda and dive deeper into this sister science of yoga. We will take a closer look at the qualities of the doshas, the elements, and how to make a smooth transition into the cooler days of winter. Finally, we will discuss steps needed to prepare for a 3-day cleanse because the practice of a seasonal cleanse is a vital part of an Ayurvedic lifestyle. Cleansing is a way to eliminate toxins that build up in our body due to the environment, processed foods, unsettled emotions, and overall stress. The process works to draw these toxins out of our system and into the digestive tract to be eliminated.

Cleansing actually gives our body a break from our normal routine, which allows for rest, recuperation, and healing. Ultimately, a sense of balance is restored to body, mind and spirit. This can help to improve energy, strength, and immunity just in time for the winter season.  

When: Saturday Sept. 29th
Time: 12:00 - 2:00p
Cost: $45 registration*
Instructor: Joane Wire
*includes cleanse kit

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Sep
16
3:00 PM15:00

BUILD: Skills & Drills—Teacher Tune-up

Yoga is evolving, and it's time to upgrade your practice and teaching!

Are you interested in learning more about your body and functional movement?

Looking to empower yourself with the skills to evolve your practice and teaching in the direction of diverse and intelligent strength? Are you ready to break free of the box of traditional pose alignment to map your own creative pathways into increased mobility and movement possibilities?

If so, then you are ready for Skills and Drills!

Join international master teacher Rocky Heron for an illuminating and transformative learning opportunity. The key to physical health is diversity of movement. All too often we exchange habitual movement patterns off the mat for likewise limiting patterns in our practice. In Skills and Drills we will use traditional yoga asana and transitions as a springboard to explore your bodies potential to move, and achieve optimal mobility in all directions. We will pull, jump, bounce, lift, tone, stabilize, and play our way into greater possibilities, unlocking the keys to success in your physical practice, and the power within you to express and enjoy your body!

In this teacher immersion you will learn:

-Applied anatomy of common yoga poses and methods to de-mystify your understanding of them

-Innovative drills to enhance the safety and potency of your students movements

-Biomechanic strategies to enable healthy tissue adaptations

-Scientific strategies to assist in the reparation of injury and bring more of your musculature online

-Sequencing strategies to integrate Skills and Drills into your hatha and vinyasa classes

-Techniques to help your students and you embody elusive postures with success

-Isometric and Isotonic principles to develop a strong and spring-loaded practice

-Cross training for Yogis that compliment and enhance your practice

-Much more!

Come learn, grow, and play with us for this fun and transformative session! Hours can be applied to continuing education credit with Yoga Alliance.

Registration Now Open!
A $25 non-refundable deposit is included in your registration. No refunds 14 days prior to the start of the workshop.

When: Sunday Sept. 16th
Time: 3:00 - 6:00p
Cost: $68 registration

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