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Queer Yoga Offers Safe Space to Practice

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Queer Yoga Offers Safe Space to Practice

“Welcome to Queer Yoga… here we give space to identify in the ways that are meaningful to us, both as we practice and as we move among one another before and after class. Thanks for being part of our safer space.” So opens each class at Queer Yoga, celebrating its sixth year of providing safe, […]

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Blue Spot Brings Hot Yoga to Bexley

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Blue Spot Brings Hot Yoga to Bexley

“I loved it!” “Whew. That was great.” Were some of the comments from flushed faces coming out of Staci McCool’s hot yoga class at Blue Spot Yoga, 2354 East Main Street, after a preview class this week. Classes are donation-based at Blue Spot Yoga with proceeds going to the James Cancer Center until the studio […]

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Melt Hot Fitness Moves and Expands in Uptown Westerville

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Melt Hot Fitness Moves and Expands in Uptown Westerville

Long-time hot yoga fans enjoyed Kelly Sondergren’s amazing workouts at Melt Hot Fitness at their former location Westerville. Now, Kelly and Ryan Sondergren have moved Melt to a spacious new place right on College Avenue near the Uptown area of Westerville. “We have over 3,000 square feet. More than twice the old place,” says Kelly. […]

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Review: Yoga Six in Upper Arlington Goes Extra on Amenities

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Review: Yoga Six in Upper Arlington Goes Extra on Amenities

“This is a nice wow,” said my yoga pal when she saw the entry space at Yoga Six in Upper Arlington. With its gleaming surfaces, cheery front desk staff, and neatly organized retail, Yoga Six says, “We are clean, fun, and ready to serve you!” Amenities abound at Yoga Six, and they have a variety […]

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Yoga Enlarged Promotes Yoga for Every Body

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“This is Yoga by Big Bodies for Big Bodies,” sums up the excellent yoga here in Columbus by Yoga Enlarged. Joyce Eubanks and Angie Hay felt the sting of the “Should you be here?” look too often in yoga classes due to their generous curves, so they wanted a special-sized yoga class “where we can […]

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Yoga on High: Giving Yoga 15 years to 108

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Yoga on High: Giving Yoga 15 years to 108

This October, Yoga On High, Columbus’ oldest running yoga studio, is not just having a party to celebrate their 15 years, they are focusing on giving back – and much of it is tax-free! One of their first events is 108 to Rehabilitate. On October 4, 2015, a 108 Sun Salutations practice will be held […]

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Harbor Yoga Celebrates 1 + 4 and Gives Back

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Harbor Yoga Celebrates 1 + 4 and Gives Back

Angie O’Brien and Heidi Bell have been floating higher in their handstands recently as they celebrated one year at their new Harbor Yoga location in Dublin. “We have been open for 5 years – it is amazing!” said Bell between her classes last weekend. Harbor Yoga gives students highly aerobic and powerful core workouts using […]

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