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New Yoga Studio Vital Vinyasa Now Open

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“No judgement. Just yoga for everyone,” says Jim Dickhaus, co-owner of Vital Vinyasa, a new yoga studio that opened in Fifth by Northwest at 1327 King Ave.

After several weeks of “friends and family” classes to try out their space, Dickhaus and co-owner Mallory Murphy opened Vital Vinyasa. “And the response has been just great,” says Dickhaus, “We have had many people take advantage of our opening specials like the $10 drop-in fee.”

Graduates of 7 Studios yoga teacher training program, Murphy and Dickhaus wanted to find a studio with high ceilings and a location away from street traffic to make a welcoming space for their students. They found a nice space in conjunction with the Habeeba’s belly dancing studio on King Avenue.

Vital VInyasa’s pricing of packages includes $120 for three months of unlimited yoga classes, and has Columbus’ yoga consumers excited.

“We have sold quite a few of those,” mentioned Dickhaus. Vital Vinyasa has a variety of classes from restorative yoga to faster vinyasa flows so there is something for everyone.

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A Restorative Class with Mallory at Vital Vinyasa. Photo by Andrew List.

Besides the owners Murphy and Dickhaus, Vital Vinyasa has many instructors including Sarah Oullett-Albano, Brittany Marie Doherty, and Marissa Barsotti. Barsotti and Doherty bring interesting Ayurvedic perspectives to their classes.

“We set up our lighting [colored ceiling lights with a remote control], so an instructor like Marissa or Brittany can alter the mood in any class, says Dickhaus. “They do great things with scents, too.”

Oullett-Albano does an early morning class with innovative flows that never get old and really get you moving. Dayne Case is hoping to start a children’s program soon.

“We have lots of variety here now except for super hot yoga, but it can get above 80 degrees here for sure,” says Dickhaus.

The classroom space at Vital Vinyasa. Photo by Andrew List.

Murphy came to yoga to deal with chronic pain and very much enjoys seeing students quietly relax and de-stress.

Vital Vinyasa has lined up Vino + Vinyasa events from June 16 through November 3 this year at Autumn Rush Vineyard in New Albany.

“They have an awesome deck for outdoor yoga there; it is going to be great,” per Dickhaus.

Vital Vinyasa’s 1327 King Ave. location is convenient to Downtown and OSU’s campus as well as Grandview and Upper Arlington. For more information visit vitalvinyasa.com or contact [email protected] The opening special prices which include a $10 drop-in and $70 for a 10-class pass are in effect until the end of May 2018.


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