In Balance Yoga
Welcome Fall!  Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall. - The Great Gatsby -
Guest Teachers at In Balance Yoga 
Wednesday:  9/28, 10/5, & 10/26, 4:15 - 5:30 pm


Tuesday, 10/11:  9:45 - 11:00 am, donations class

Wednesday:  10/12, 11/9 & 12/7:  4:15 - 5:30 pm 

Wednesday:  10/19, 11/16 & 12/14:  4:15 - 5:30 pm 

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10/21 - 10/23, Times TBD

Vinyasa, Yin Workshop, Arm Balance & Inversion Workshop & Hot Yoga 26&2
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 11/11 - 11/13, Times TBD

Yoga Nidra & Psychic Development, Thursday, 11/17, 12:00 - 1:15 pm
Dharma Yoga Level 1/2, Thursday, 11/17, 4:15 - 5:30 pm
Dharma Yoga Intermediate Level 2/3, Thursday, 11/17, 6 - 7:30 pm


Community & Donation Classes 
Community Turbodog, Friday, September 30, 7:45 - 8:45 pm with Andre Foisy
Community Vinyasa, Saturday, October 1, 12 - 1:00 pm with Dwyn Taylor

Community Warm Yoga, Sunday, October 2, 8:15 - 9:30 am with Betsy
Community Warm Yoga, Tuesday, October 4, 8:00 - 9:00 am with Ivi
Community Warm Yoga, Thursday, October 6, 7:00 - 8:00 am with Betsy
Donations, Yoga with Anna Pittman, Tuesday, October 11, 9:45 - 11:00 am
Donations All Level Flow with Yin to Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence, Sat., 10/15, 2 - 3:00 pm with Lisa
Community Chair Yoga, Wednesday, October 26, 2:30 - 3:30 pm with Karen Chafetz
Donations Hot Yoga benefiting Students Helping Honduras, Friday, 11/4, 7:45 - 8:45 pm

Check the webscheduler here for more information on upcoming community classes & community acroyoga.

Interested in our next Yoga Teacher Training 200 Hour Foundational Course?  

Click here for more information.   Program will begin in January 2017, six month format.  Faculty include:  Jeanmarie Paolillo (sequencing), Akke Hulburt (Anatomy), Chris Pohowsky (Anatomy), Lynn Theodose (Philosophy), Graham Schweig (Philosophy) and Nicole Boyle.
Yoga Teacher Training Information Session
Tuesday, October 18, 6:30 pm
Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) Q&A:  Interested in learning more about our 200 Hour Foundational Yoga Teacher Training?  Have questions about the program and is it right for you?  What is the time commitment?  

Join us for an information session to talk about the program, faculty, guest teachers, schedules and more.  

Tuesday, 10/18, 6:30 pm at In Balance Yoga - YTT Q&A + TEA
Meditation Journey with Nicky Aymes *NOTE new dates
Thursday, 9/29, 10/20, 11/10 & 12/29,  12 - 1:00 pm

September 29th:  Connecting with Your Inner Wisdom
October 20th: Quietening Your Mind: Letting Go of the Mind Chatter
November 10th:  Learning How to Absorb Life's Beauty
December 29th:  Connecting to Your Soul & Cleansing the Year

Connecting to your Soul through meditation is where true healing happens.....During this 1 hour class you will be guided through a soul connecting meditation, positioned in Savasana, and with the help of crystals, aromatherapy & sound your mind will become still so you can go deep within and heal on both a spiritual & physical level. There will be time after the meditation to share your journey and receive some answers to what you experienced from Nicky.  

Essential Oils & Yoga with Kathi this Sat.
Saturday, October 1, 1:30 - 3:30 pm, $10
Yoga and Essential Oils go together almost seamlessly and each is bringing our bodies back to a place of balance and peace. Come learn about the oils and how to use the oils in Yoga to bring greater peace and balance. Also how to use the oils at home for you and the entire family.  

Sat., 10/1, 1:30 - 3:30 at In Balance Yoga, $10

Kathi Mineer with Divine Healing Center loves Essential Oils and uses them as a natural and holistic means in her practice of Trauma and Emotional Healing as well as in her home with her children and grandchildren.
She has seen "the magic" they offer of supporting our bodies that allows them to heal themselves not only medicinally but also emotionally. She believes that given the aid of the oils our bodies will naturally drink it in and go back to a state of balance and enlightenment. Essential have been years for centuries and now are making a huge come back as people are looking for a more organic and an alternative to Western Medicine.
Itsy Bitsy Yoga - 3rd Sunday of each month
In Balance Yoga is excited to announce that we will have Itsy Bitsy Yoga the third Sunday of each month from 3 - 3:50 pm.  Next class Sunday, 10/16.

Breathe, bend & bond with your baby!  
Enjoy a delightful, relaxing way to facilitate your baby’s development and well-being. Based on the Itsy Bitsy
Yoga® method developed by Helen Garabedian, our classes promote parent/baby presence and bonding.  Help your baby to sleep longer and better, and provide helpful tips to calm fussy or crying babies.  
Age:  Newborn to pre-crawling.  Drop-In Rate to attend.  ($15, includes both Parent & Baby)

Yoga for Toddlers - October 2nd *THIS SUNDAY*

Join us on Sunday, October 2nd, from 3 - 3:50 pm for Yoga for Toddlers.  Breathe, bend & bond with your toddler!  A
 fun-loving, supportive, and active yoga practice filled with dozens of Itsy Bitsy Yoga® poses designed just for your toddler. At a time when children naturally explore movement, Itsy Bitsy Yoga® builds confidence in their moving bodies, and encourages their creative spirit both in and out of class.
Age:  18 - 36 months.  Drop-In Rate to attend.  ($15, includes both Parent & Toddler)
Candy L. Beers-Kim, M.S., R-DMT, a pediatric sleep and attuned families consultant  just moved here from Yoga Source in Richmond, VA.  Welcome to Blacksburg and our community.
20% off Friday, October 7, 2016
The first Friday of every month receive 20% off regular class packages for our First Friday's special. Call the studio from 4 - 7 pm or purchase online with promocode:  FIRSTFRIDAYOCT
Mat Pilates with Jennifer
Thursday, 10/6, 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Try our mat pilates class with Jennifer from 1:30 - 2:30 pm on Thursday, October 6th. Jennifer is a STOTT pilates certified instructor, ACE certified personal trainer and also certified in the Pink Ribbon Program (post-operative workout enhancing recovery). Her class will include a brief introduction to the 5 basic principles used in STOTT pilates and a mat pilates workout. All levels are invited to attend and modifications can be provided.   Drop-in to attend.  Limited to 20 people.
Gentle Pool Yoga at the Blacksburg Aquatic Center with Ellen
Thursday, 10/6 & 10/20, 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Join us for Community Gentle Pool Yoga at the Blacksburg Aquatic Center.  Come have fun doing yoga in the pool.  Just bring your suit and a towel, no experience needed.  

Great for those who want to improve balance and joint mobility.

Paddleboard Yoga @ Christiansburg Aquatic Center Again 
No experience necessary.  $20 includes yoga + paddleboard rental
Sundays:  10/9, 11/13, & 12/18
2:00 - 3:00 pm

Limited to 8 per class.

Contact the Christiansburg Aquatic Center to Register:  540.381.7665 595
N Franklin St., Christiansburg

Find your ZENfandel at Beliveau Winery - Fall Class with Kim Picklap
Thursday, October 13, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Calling all yoga and wine lovers! Join us for another wonderful evening at Beliveau Estate Winery!

Event is on Thursday, October 13th. Event begins at 6 pm with check in. During check in you will pay and choose your glass of wine. The yoga class beings at 6:30 pm outside, ending at beauftiful sunset. *Event will be held inside Great Hall if raining. 

Tickets are $15, $10 for In Balance Yoga members and anyone under 21. Tickets include the yoga class, 1 glass of wine, and light snacks. *Yoga mats not provided.

***Please call 540-961-0505 to RSVP***

Thank you In Balance Yoga for helping make this event something special!

Beliveau Estate Winery
5415 Gallion Ridge Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Exhale to Inhale Movement for Meaning, Donations Raising Awareness for Domestic Violence
Saturday, October 15th, 2 - 3:00 pm
Join us for an all level flow with yin donations class with Lisa to raise awareness for domestic violence on Saturday, October 15th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm.

Thank you so much for joining us in Moving for Meaning on October 15th, and for helping In Balance Yoga be one of 103 partners holding a donation-based class to raise awareness for intimate partner violence which affects 1 03 women in the US. 

Virginia Tech Meditation
October 15 -16

We would love it if those interested could RSVP through Facebook or Meetup.  The relevant links are here.  By letting us know they are coming we will be sure to have enough FOOD!

Facebook page:

Blacksburg Meetup group:
Restorative Yoga Training with Colleen Dwyer 
October 21 - 24, 2016

3 Spots Remaining! 

Excited to have Colleen Dwyer back at In Balance Yoga.  Join us for her Restorative Yoga Training, October 21 - 24 this Fall 2016.

Friday:  5:30 - 8:30 pm

Saturday:  9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Sunday:  9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday:  9:00 - 5:00 pm

Maximum of 10 participants!  
Investment:  $550 

This three-and-a-half day course is for everyone and every body.  It is highly beneficial for those who want to knowledgeably develop a restorative home practice, and for teachers who want to confidently and safely guide their students into restorative yoga postures. 
You will learn:
proper placement of props
how to relieve stress/tension in your body
set up for 30+ postures
how to incorporate restorative yoga into a hatha or vinyasa class
blanket folding 101
anatomy of the spine, including directional movement
anatomical neutral and the pelvis
central nervous system basics
.....and so much more
100 page detailed manual
three full restorative classes led by Colleen
yoga teachers earn 26 CEU's
For more information, please visit Colleen's website at:
Restorative Yoga Training webpage
Yoga on Tap - Rising Silo Brewery
Yoga for All Levels at the Farm Brewery!

This is a beginner-friendly, 3 -month series held on the Taproom Patio!  Enjoy an outdoor session under the shelter of the barn, followed by a refreshing craft beer, fermented beverage or fresh juice.

Series Dates:
Saturday, October 22nd - led by Keala Mason

11 - am - 12 pm
Please arrive a few minutes early
$12 Class
Includes a Post-Yoga Beverage from the Brewery:  Choose from Craft Beer, Kombucha, Ginger Beer or Fresh Juice
SAVE THE DATE for our 4th Annual November Open House
Thursday, 11/10:  5:30 - 7:30 PM

Join us for Chili, Cider, Live Music & Community!  Discount on packages and retail, raffle prizes and one free class for stopping by added to your account!
Cindy Lunsford is coming back to In Balance + YIN WORKSHOP
Friday, November 11 - 13

In Balance Yoga is excited to host Cindy Lunsford in Blacksburg again this November 2016.  

 NOVEMBER 11 - 13

YIN YOGA WORKSHOP:  In this 5 hour immersion workshop, we will explore the practice, principles and postures of yin yoga and how they complement and balance an existing Yoga practice.  Through discussion and interactive practices (you may take notes during the practices), we will break down yin yoga poses and their modifications and explore the benefits of each one.  This workshop is for any level practitioner who would like to explore the quieting and calming practice of yin yoga, as well as teachers who want to expand their knowledge and range of instruction.
5 Hour Yin Yoga Workshop:  $125
Early Bird Rate:  $100 by November 1
Sunday, 11/13, Time TBD

ARM BALANCING WORKSHOP:  No prior experience is necessary!  Please just come with and open mind and heart.  Cindy will teach us how to incorporate different strength building exercises into our daily yoga practice so that we can slowly and safely work our way into arm balances and inversions. 

Arm Balancing Workshop:  $35 and student rate $30
Early Bird Rate by November 1:  $25 and student rate $20
Saturday, 11/12, Time TBD

LEVEL 2/3 VINYASA:  Friday, 11/11, 4:30 - 5:45 pm, $15 

Stay tuned for more information on Cindy's visit and other classes/workshops to be announced with specific details on dates and times.
Cindy is a certified Bikram, Yin Yoga, level II/III Barkan Vinyasa and advanced Forrest Yoga instructor.  She also completed her 500 hours with both Jimmy Barkan and Rolf Gates.  She owns a Hot Yoga studio in Queensbury, NY.  She currently assists Jimmy Barkan at his level II/III Vinyasa teacher trainings.  Cindy leads 200 hour Yoga Alliance certified Vinyasa teacher trainings.  She is an Africa Yoga Project Ambassador.  She recently moved to Nashville Tennessee where she teaches at several studios AND Nicole's Barkan mentor!  : )
Congratulations Keala!
We are excited to announce that Keala has accepted our first full time position as Studio Manager at In Balance Yoga and will start October 15th. Keala moved to Blacksburg in April of 2016 and jumped right in teaching Hot Yoga, 26&2, Vinyasa and Yoga Barre. Keala moved here from Harrisonburg, VA where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Art & Art History and her Masters degree in Kinesiology at James Madison University. She previously worked as the Coordinator of Sport Clubs & Youth Programs at JMU Recreation. She was a fitness instructor and yoga instructor at JMU throughout undergraduate, graduate school and as a professional. She has taught at five different Mindbody studios.

Keala will continue teaching, building relationships, engaging students, managing operations at the studio and help us with a seamless transition into the new space. She adds creativity, enthusiasm, professionalism and we are grateful for the opportunity to keep growing our community at In Balance Yoga!
NEW Full Fall Schedule at In Balance Yoga

Semester Pass (4 months of unlimited yoga) 
 $300 for students ($75 per month) and $350 non-students ($87.50 per month) 
Check the webscheduler for our up-to-date schedule each day and to pre-register for class or use the app - Mindbody Connect.
PRIVATE LESSONS for  INDIVIDUALS or GROUP Classes available.  Call or email the studio to schedule.
CORPORATE MEMBERSHIPS available.  Contact us to learn how to help your organization make wellness a priority.
PARKING: Check out Eheart Street (parallel to Clay Street).  Parallel park on Eheart or park in the parking lot.  We validate parking at Kent Square for two hours when you practice at the studio.  Bring your ticket and show the front desk and receive two Kent Square ticket vouchers.  
After 5 pm on a weekday or any time on a weekend - park at the Town of Blacksburg across from In Balance Yoga.  

QUESTIONS about which class is for you?  Please contact us via email at or 540.961.1030 
Grateful for Our Community!
Hope to practice with you soon! Thank You For Your Continued Support!
If you have any questions, please let us know.
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