We're Taking Columbus To Mexico!
Feb
9
to Feb 16

We're Taking Columbus To Mexico!

Join Leah & Staci as they lead a retreat in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico! 

February 9-16, 2019

All inclusive 7 nights includes: room, food, transportation (by boat) to retreat center, and yoga twice a day (if you desire!). We're putting together a group excursion and in June we will look into a group discount for flights. 

Pricing starting at $1650

Find true inspiration at Xinalani, an exclusive Yoga Retreat Center in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Xinalani offers an unparalleled retreat experience: authentic and magical, immersed in lush jungle surroundings with views of the emerald ocean.
Sleep in beautiful eco-chic accommodations, enjoy delicious and healthy Mexican food, and practice yoga in world-class open-air and heated yoga studios. Join us in paradise and nurture your wellbeing.

Contact reservations.xinalani@gmail.com to book your stay!

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Yoga Anatomy & Assisting w Dr. Lee
Oct
26
to Oct 28

Yoga Anatomy & Assisting w Dr. Lee

Yoga Anatomy 101

Ever wonder what is really happening in your yoga poses? Join Bluespot YOGA this October as we host Dr. Nolan Lee. Nolan is not only a yoga teacher but also a practicing chiropractic physician, certified acupuncturist, and NASM certified corrective exercise specialist (CES) treating patients at his clinic in Chicago, IL.

Most importantly, he makes learning about the human body fun and his application of it to our yoga practice extremely accessible.

RYT, CE credits available upon request.

Art of Assisting & Adjusting

Explore all the ways there is to connect with your students. Verbal, and hands on assisting techniques will be offered. Each assist will emphasize safety, support, and alignment. Whether it's a directional or grounding assist, Nolan will help you feel confident in supporting your students. 

Schedule

Friday 530p All Levels Vinyasa w Nolan | 7-9p Yoga Anatomy 101 pt 1

Saturday 8-945a Yoga Anatomy 101 pt 2 | 10a All Levels Vinyasa w Nolan | 1-4p Art of Assisting & Adjusting 

Sunday 10a All Levels Vinyasa w Nolan | 1-4p Yoga Anatomy 101 pt 3

Pricing

All Weekend $199

Includes 3 part anatomy course | Vinyasa classes | Art of Assisting & Adjusting 


Ala carte

Yoga Anatomy 101 $129

Art of Assisting & Adjusting $49

Vinyasa Classes $20 each



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Chakras & Meditation
Oct
14
1:00 PM13:00

Chakras & Meditation

Through a series of embodied experiences we will begin to explore the subtle energies of our physical form. The human body is a divining rod and one of the most complex systems on earth. Its power can be unfathomable to our ego mind at times.

Our practice together will incorporate vinyasa, kundalini, pranayama and meditation techniques to dramatically move and shift energy. Followed by a Dharma talk "Everything Chakras" outlining and discussing vital energy centers in our body and the quality of energy that moves through each. Raise your vibration with Susan Ashley this Sunday afternoon. 

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Prime Time Health Series with Abra Goldman
Sep
23
to Oct 1

Prime Time Health Series with Abra Goldman

Do you reminisce of the days when you took your youth for granted and now want to live the rest of your days filled with good health, delicious real food and an active lifestyle? Renowned physician, Dr. William Sears’ prestigious Prime-Time Health workshops are now being offered at Bluespot YOGA!

 You will learn:  - How your body changes with age  - How to prevent disease and help each system in the body age in a healthier way  - Easy to integrate tools that will help you stress less, sleep better, and sharpen your thinking and memory  - How to prevent chronic conditions that can hinder an active second half  - Cut the risk of cancer and the “highs” – high blood pressure, high blood sugar, and high cholesterol  - Get fit, strong and flexible with a personalized exercise program

You will learn:

- How your body changes with age

- How to prevent disease and help each system in the body age in a healthier way

- Easy to integrate tools that will help you stress less, sleep better, and sharpen your thinking and memory

- How to prevent chronic conditions that can hinder an active second half

- Cut the risk of cancer and the “highs” – high blood pressure, high blood sugar, and high cholesterol

- Get fit, strong and flexible with a personalized exercise program

Our own Abra Goldman, a Dr. Sears Health and Wellness Institute certified health coach, will lead you through a four-part interactive series. Each workshop is 90 minutes. Be prepared to learn simple self-care tools and techniques designed to allow you to take charge of your own health, prevent disease, and avoid unhealthy aging. These workshops are a scientifically proven plan for feeling young and living longer.

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Four 90 minute sessions to a healthier, happier YOU!

Workshop One: Open Your Internal Pharmacy
Sunday, September 23
530-7p

Workshop Two: How to Make Health Your Hobby
Sunday, October 7
530-7p

Workshop Three: How to Remove Waste From Your Waist
Sunday, October 21
530-7p

Workshop Four: Live Without Pain and Inflammation
Sunday, November 4
530-7p

 

$129 for series, book included

$35 per session, book not included

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Why Abra is called to do this work . . .

Fitness has always been my go-to when it came to my health – until I started aging. I have always thought I could drink and eat as much as I want as long as I am exercising. Not so! Around age 38, I began to suffer from Osteoarthritis. Learning how to control the inflammation in my body in a holistic way by opening my internal pharmacy and eating the right REAL foods has helped me tremendously. What we put in our mouths plays a HUGE roll in prevention and repair as we age. I want to share this information with our students.

By providing students with a holistic approach to healthy aging we are facilitating their own health journey. What could be a bigger gift? The interactive style of these workshops will help to build community in a different way than a teacher led yoga class.

Students should wear comfortable clothes. Bring some water and pen. After I distribute the books in the first workshop students should bring it to subsequent workshops.

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Yoga Philosophy: Yamas + Niyamas
Sep
16
1:00 PM13:00

Yoga Philosophy: Yamas + Niyamas

Living Yoga off the mat becomes a rich practice. After experiencing the transformative core of yoga the mind starts to ask deeper questions.

In this 3 hour session Susan Ashley will outline the principles and yogic worldview that bridge the gap between studio life and waking life. Expect guided posture practice, with high vibrating Kundalini Kriyas. Followed by Dharma talk and discussion on the 8 limbs and contemplative living.

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Ashley Hunt returns to Bluespot!
Jun
8
to Jun 10

Ashley Hunt returns to Bluespot!

Living Your Yoga: A Weekend of Reflection

w Susan Ashley Hunt


Spirituality & Empowerment | A Women's Circle, Yoga, & Meditation

Friday 6-8p OPEN TO ALL

Women's Circles are a place of vulnerability, trust and awakening. This community is filled with wise women. After a yoga posture class that focuses on the heart, throat and third eye chakras. We will sit together in guided meditation followed by a collaborative dharma talk discussion focused on self-care, spirituality and freedom in the company of divine female seekers. 


Seeing Bodies Intuitive Teaching 

Sat 12-3p OPEN TO YOGA TEACHERS AND TRAINEES

Teaching requires our full attention, creativity and deep connection. Learn Susan Ashley's cueing methods that aim the bring the student into the present moment. As teachers we must respect the energetics of our student's bodies. Learn about effective sequencing to empower your student in their own self-understanding. There is an art to cueing and hands on adjustments, we will touch on both in this teaching workshop.  


Living Your Yoga: Yamas & Niyamas  

Sat 4-6p OPEN TO ALL

Living Yoga off the mat becomes a rich practice. After experiencing the transformative core of yoga the mind starts to ask deeper questions. Interested in the Yoga Philosophy behind the asana (posture) practice? In this 2 hour session Susan Ashley will outline the principles and yogic worldview that bridge the gap between studio life and waking life. Expect Guided Meditation and a Dharma talk on the 8 limbs and contemplative living. 


Awake. Love. Yoga: The Path to Conscious Love

Sun 10-12p OPEN TO ALL

Yoga and it's methodologies open the door of experiencing unconditional love for ourselves and others. A path that is full of discernment and free of judgement. A gentle meditative practice leads into reflection and a paradigm shifting dharma talk.

Reflective practices of walking meditation. 

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Bonnie Weeks
Mar
2
to Mar 4

Bonnie Weeks

Bonnie Weeks is making her way to Columbus, OH! She is known all over the world via instagram for her beautiful and strong yoga practice. Bluespot will host her March 2-4.

All Weekend $99 Early Bird pricing ends February 23

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Costa Rica Yoga Retreat
Feb
10
to Feb 15

Costa Rica Yoga Retreat

Columbus + Nashville yogi's unite! Join Staci + Cindy as they bring their yoga communities together for a retreat in Costa Rica. Escape the cold of winter for 5 nights to focus on yoga, mindfulness, and meditation. Bask in the tranquility among the tropical splendor at Pura Vida Spa, a private mountainside retreat.

Indulge in daily heated and non heated yoga sessions, journaling, reading poolside, and dining on fresh local cuisine. 

The resort is enveloped in lush, tropical gardens surrounded by coffee plantations with a pool, hot tub, and luxurious spa treatments at your fingertips. Open to beginner to advanced students. 

 Prices from $1200  Included: Daily yoga sessions 3 gourmet meals Accommodations Shuttle Coffee Tea and purified water   *Airfare, spa treatments, alcohol and excursions not included.

Prices from $1200

Included:
Daily yoga sessions
3 gourmet meals
Accommodations
Shuttle
Coffee
Tea and purified water

*Airfare, spa treatments, alcohol and excursions not included.

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DeAndre Sinette Weekend
Nov
3
to Nov 5

DeAndre Sinette Weekend

 DeAndre Sinette is coming to Columbus, OH by way of the bluespot YOGA community. A social media star + inspiration, we are honored to host him! See the breakdown of his visit below. 

DeAndre Sinette is coming to Columbus, OH by way of the bluespot YOGA community. A social media star + inspiration, we are honored to host him! See the breakdown of his visit below. 

Friday, Nov 3rd 6-8p: 2 Hour Inversion Workshop

Learn how to progress in your inversion practice from the ground up through a vigorous flow that will get you warmed up and then we dig deeper into headstand (Supported and Tripod), Handstand and Pincha. Get stable and strong! 40|35 member

Saturday, Nov 4th 12-3p: Open Heart, Open Life: Flow + Discussion

Meditation and Powerful flow to open up and let go of anything that puts heaviness in your heart and mind. This is a class of release and joy. Bring a notebook for circle discussion after class on HOW YOGA WORKS: that moment your practice met you off the mat. 60|50 member

Sunday, Nov 5th 10-12p, Yin and Juice

Slow rejuvenating juicy class that is guaranteed to give your muscles and superficial tissues a jolt of life. Quickly find relief with long holds. The rest of your week will thank you for this class. 40|35 member

All weekend early bird pricing $99 ends 11/1

(all weekend after 10/20 $140)

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Ashley Hunt Weekend
Sep
15
to Sep 17

Ashley Hunt Weekend

A 3-part weekend with Ashley Hunt, a 500-hr RYT who leads teacher trainings and workshops all over the country. 

Friday 5-8p Confronting Destructive Emotions: Vinyasa Flow - Women’s Circle, Contemplative Discussion + Meditation

Come ready to dive into a feminine flow and your inner dialogue. Please bring a journal and a pen. $45 | $40 members

Saturday 2-6p Apex Pose + Sequencing 

2-4p | Asana and pranayama class/experience open to students and teachers. In this workshop, we will explore the hamstrings, let's stop pushing and pulling. Let's accept truth and work with our bodies mindfully. Apex pose will be hanumanasana- splits.       
4-6p | We will break down the sequence and methodology to sequence for other apex poses. Students will leave with a complex understanding of asana systems and how to layer poses to prepare the body for ease-filled energetic and physical opening. $60 | $50 members                                     

Sunday 12-3p KARMA Yoga Workshop

Hour and a half asana/meditation/pranyama practice centered and 1 1/2 hour discussion of the laws of Karma and the causes of suffering. $45 | $40 members                                                             

 

 

 

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Hot 75 for Dudes
Jun
3
5:00 PM17:00

Hot 75 for Dudes

Gentlemen! This class is just for you. Join us the first Saturday of each month for Hot 75 for Dudes. This class is geared towards men because we understand you typically require specific modifications for tight hips, hammies, shoulders, etc. 

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Mother's Day
May
14
9:00 AM09:00

Mother's Day

Mentor, nurturer, best friend, confidant: the word 'Mother' takes on many forms. We must celebrate her. Bluespot members may bring their "mother" to the studio on Mother's Day for free. We have Yin Flow at 9a + Hot 75 at 11a. 

Here's to strong women. May we know them. May we be them.

MAY WE BE R A I S E D BY THEM. 

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Self Defense
May
13
to Jun 3

Self Defense

A two-part self-defense training at Bluespot: May 13th + June 3rd from 3-415p. Get ready to learn about close combat. In a moment of attack, confidence and skill could save your life. $60 | $50 members

Y O U R  T R A I N E R S: 

Adam Coriell has been involved in Martial Arts since he was 16 years old. His martial arts background includes Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu, and Jeet Kune Do. He was a national heavyweight kickboxing champ at the age of 19. He has also trained with UFC champions and coaches. 

Tim Wheeler is a veteran who proudly served in the US Navy Elite Search and Rescue Team credited for saving 38 lives during his career.  Tim then became a Gahanna Police Officer and had many advanced courses in Defensive Tactics, Weapon Control as well as Mass Shooting Scenario training.  Tim also has advanced belts/ranks in Krav Maga, Tae Kwon Do, Chinese Kempo, Shotokan and Tomiki Aikido.  Teaching and enriching others is a passion of his and he looks forward to sharing his knowledge and experience.

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