In Balance Yoga
"Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim.  
The better your practice, the brighter the flame."
-B.K.S. Iyengar  
Last Month in Current Location - Founder, Becky McDaniel Co-Teaching Last Class
The last day in our current location will be Monday, July 3rd.
In Balance Yoga was founded in December of 2009 by Becky McDaniel.  The last seven and a half years in this space have been so good to us!  We want to thank you for your continued support over the years.  401 S. Main St. will always be our first h"OM"e and will always be a part of us!  Thank you for growing and learning with us.

Honored to have In Balance Yoga Founder, Becky McDaniel, co-teach our last class with us at our current location.  Please join Becky and Nicole for a community hot yoga class on Monday, July 3rd, 4:30 - 5:30 pm as a last hooray for this nostalgic moment.  Kombucha to follow. 

Opening Day in our New Space - Wednesday, July 5th
 Please join us July 5th as we open our doors in our new space - 1512 N. Main Street - 2 miles North of our current location.  We will be ready - come MOVE WITH US!

What are we excited about in the new space?

1.  Parking
2.  Space - Space in the 2 studios, common areas, bathrooms, outdoors - everywhere!
3.  Investment in Radiant Heat which is low voltage, quiet and energy efficient

4.  Aerial Yoga
5.  Two Rooms for simultaneous classes during peak times
6.  Our New Schedule of Class Offerings for all levels
7.  New Construction from Green Valley Builders, Inc.
8.  Laundry Shoot, Hand Dryers, Bottle Water Filler, More Cubbies and Storage
9.  Ogden has a real gate behind the front desk for his Greeter position
10.  For our Community to Move with US! 

In Balance Yoga will keep a reduced summer schedule in the new location between July 5th and Labor Day with a fuller Fall schedule picking up post Labor Day through December.

Highlights of the new summer reduced schedule offered July 5 - September 4:

1.  Hot Yoga every morning, Mon. through Sun., 60 minutes, NEW TIME:  9:15 - 10:15 am
2.  Additional Evening Class:  Mon. - Thurs., Flow & Basic Flow alternating, 5:45 - 6:45 pm
3.  4:30, 6:00 and 7:45 pm hot / warm classes almost daily
4.  Sat. 4:00 pm flow moving to Sat. mornings, 10:00 - 11:15 am
5.  Sun. 10:00 am flow moving to Sun. mornings, 9:15 - 10:45 am
6.  New Rotating Community/Donations class scheduled every Sat., 4:30 - 5:30 pm 
7.  A gentle or beginner friendly non-heated class offered almost everyday at 12:00 and 5:45 pm
8.  50 minute class offered Tues. - Thurs. at noon for those that are fitting class into their lunch break
9.  New time for Pre-Natal:  Sun., 1:30 - 2:30 pm
10.  Floating Meditation (Meditation while in savasana in the Aerial Silks) every Wed., 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Overall, we are trying to simplify our class names on the schedule:  

            Flow = Current Vinyasa 
            Hot Flow - Set = Our current Hot Yoga offering (Hot Flow with a "Set" series each class)
            Hot = 105 Degrees
            Warm = 90 / 95 Degrees
            Classical Yoga = Our current Hatha Yoga


Post Labor Day Schedule 
In Balance Yoga will offer a fuller Fall schedule picking up post Labor Day through December.
Highlights of the new Fall schedule offered September 5 - end of year:

1.  ALL of the ABOVE list PLUS:
2.  Flow every morning Sun. through Thurs., 75 minutes, NEW TIME:  9:15 - 10:30 am, 90 minutes on Sun.
3.  Aerial Yoga offered everyday
4.  Additional meditation class - 50 minute meditation each Sat., 5:45 - 6:35 pm with rotating teachers

5.  Additional 6:00 am Thurs. Hot Class
6.  A gentle / beginner friendly non-heated class offered almost everyday at 9:15 am, 12:00, 5:45 & 7:15 pm  
7.  50 minute class offered Mon. - Fri. at noon for those that are fitting class into their lunch break

8.  Evening Barre class each Wed. at 7:15 pm
9.  Additional Sat. am Hot class:  NEW TIME, 10:30 - 11:30 am
10.  60 classes per week! 

Areas In Progress: Kids Yoga and Chair Yoga *TBD - Stay Tuned - Have not forgotten.  


New Studio Pricing Beginning July 1st
In Balance Yoga has honored the same pricing with zero increases since December 2009.  Thank you for understanding after seven and a half years, we will begin new pricing and package offerings on July 1st.  Last day for current pricing and packages will be June 30th.

New Rates as of July 1, 2017

Drop In:  $15
Aerial Drop In:  $20  

10 Class Pass:  $130 
20 Class Pass:  $220 for Individuals, Corporate or Family Pass ($11 per class)


Annual One Time Payment:  $975 
Monthly Auto Debit:  $90 per month for 12 months
3 Month Unlimited: $285 
One Month Unlimited:  $125
Intro Unlimited Week:  $20 (one time purchase per client)
Intro Unlimited Month:  $70 (one time purchase per client)
*Aerial Late Cancellation Fee: $15 if cancelled within 24 hours
**Aerial Pricing is separate & not included in a 10, 20 Class Pass or Unlimited Pass
***No expiration date on 10 or 20 Class Pass
****Yes, we will continue to have First Friday's Special for the 10 Class Pass & One Month Unlimited

Private 60 minute yoga session:  $75
Private 60 minute yoga group:  $10 per person (minimum of 10)
Aerial Small Private Class per hour:  Up to 3 people: $100
Aerial Large private class per hour:  Up to 13 People:  $175
Interested in our next 200 Hour Teacher Training?  Join us for our 3 Week Immersion this July partnering with Kunga Yoga!  
July 10 - 28, 2017

Our next Yoga Teacher Training is July 10-28th at In Balance Yoga. Excited for our first Kunga Yoga 3 week immersion! Honored & grateful to have Kristin Cooper-Gulak and Narayani Noelle Whittington lead us! Spaces are filling up - click here to sign up now!
Download application here
300Hour Module Weekends & 200HR Teacher Training
Save the Dates: 
300Hour Module Weekends
Yoga for Seniors: October 27 - 29 (Fri. - Sun.)
5Elements Flow & Ayurvedic Teacher Training: November 30 - December 3 (Thurs. - Sat.)
200Hour Kunga Yoga Teacher Training 2018 (6 month format) 
January - June 2018 weekend dates:
Jan 12-14
Feb 16-18 
Mar 9-11 
April 6-8 
May 4-6 
June 8-10 
June's Kunga Theme:
 Motivation to Serve!
Motivation is a powerful tool for creating lasting personal change and for serving others. According to motivational speaker Zig Ziglar, the following benefits of motivation can be motivators within themselves 
  • Creativity
  • Energy 
  • Flexibility 
  • Health 
  • Momentum 
  • Optimism 
  • Productivity 
  • Stability 
In Balance Yoga's 1st International Yoga Retreat to Costa Rica partnering with Kunga Yoga with Kristin and Nicole!
January 20 - 26, 2018 
Save the Date for our Yoga in Paradise Winter Retreat to Costa Rica with Kristin Cooper-Gulak and the Kunga Yoga School. In Balance Yoga is honored and proud to be a Kunga Yoga School affiliate host studio, co-leading our first International Yoga Retreat this Jan 2018! Please check out our Jan. retreat!  Over half the spots are taken - a few spaces remaining!
Jan. 20 - 26, 2018! 
Retreat includes 3 Organic Gourmet Vegan Meals per day from the on-site permaculture garden
Service project will be planting trees for a reforestation project
Daily transport to the beach and back
2 extended yoga and meditation classes daily

Retreat will be held at the most beautiful Costa Rica Yoga Spa atop the mountain and overlooking the Pacific Oceand Ostional Wildlife Refuge (full of howler monkeys!). Check out the stunning photos on the gallery page of their website. 

Pricing will range from $1400-$1900 per person depending on the type of room you choose (quad/triple/double). FYI-the resort only has 2 private double rooms for couples so these will go fast! 

Guest Teachers at In Balance Yoga 
Thursday:  6/8:  9:45 - 11:00 am
Saturday: 6/10: 1:45 - 3:45 pm, $25 per session

Community or Donations Classes at In Balance Yoga
Community Pool Yoga @ Clay Corner Inn, Thurs. 6/1, 6/15, 7/6, 7/20, 8/3, & 8/17, 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Donations Hot Yoga for Autism Awareness with Daniel, Fri., 6/2, 6:45 - 7:45 am
Community Flow with Stephen, Fri., 6/2, 7:45 - 8:45 pm 
Donations Yoga for Service Dogs, Sat., 6/3, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Donations for Wounded Warrior Project with Nicole Tues., 6/6, 9:00 - 10:00 pm 
Community Pool Yoga @ Blacksburg Country Club, Wed., 6/7, 6/21, 7/12, 7/26, 8/9, & 8/23, 9:00 - 10:00 am
Community Flow with Kara, Fri., 6/9, 1:30-2:30 pm 
Donations Flow for Blacksburg Refugee Partnership w/ Yoga Teacher Trainees, Sun., 6/11, 8-9 am
Community Hot Yoga with Kara, Mon., 6/12, 4:30-5:30 pm 
Donations Flow for Blacksburg Refugee Partnership with Samantha, Fri., 6/14, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Community Yoga on the Beach at Cabo Fish Taco w/ IBY Staff, 6/13-6/17, 8:30 - 9:30 am 
Community Yoga at Alexander Black House w/ IBY Staff, Sat., 6/17, 12 - 1 pm & 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Community Wine & Flow at Whitebarrel Winery w/ IBY Staff, Sun., 6/18, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Community Flow with Amy, Fri., 6/23, 1:30 - 2:30 pm 
Community Chair Yoga with Karen, Wed., 6/28, 2:45 - 3:45 pm
Please join us for free community classes for our Yoga Teacher Training students. Each Yoga Teacher Training student will teach at least one community class to graduate. Come practice and support them during their first teaching experience!
20% off Friday, June 2, 2017
The first Friday of every month receive 20% off regular class packages for our First Friday's special. Call the studio or purchase online with promocode:  FIRSTFRIDAYJUNE
Pool Yoga at Clay Corner Inn and Blacksburg Country Club
SAVE THE DATE for Pool Yoga at Clay Corner Inn this summer: 
6/15, 7/6, 7/20, 8/3, and 8/17 -  Thursdays, 1:30 - 2:30 pm with Nicole & Nicky 
SAVE THE DATE for Pool Yoga at Blacksburg Country Club this summer: 
6/7, 6/21, 7/12, 7/26, 8/9, and 8/23  - Wednesdays, 9:00 - 10:00 am with Ellen
Donations Hot Yoga with Daniel for Autism Awareness
Friday, 6/2, 6:45 - 7:45 am 
Join us for Donations Hot Yoga for Autism Awareness with Daniel Ferrell! 
Community Flow with Stephen
Friday, 6/2, 7:45 - 8:45 pm
Explore some introductory yoga sequences and learn to move like you! This all-levels vinyasa class will explore some of the core fundamentals of any yoga practice with a balance of static and dynamic poses and a little bit of extra fun sprinkled in.
Barre Brunch at Lefty's with Keala
Saturday, 6/3, 9:00 - 10:00 am
Join Keala + Nicole for this special event with In Balance Yoga + Lefty’s Main Street Grille: 60 minutes of Barre outdoors on the Lefty’s deck followed by delicious brunch at Lefty’s! Barre is a blend of pilates, yoga, strength + cardiovascular work, dance, and ballet. All levels welcome: class pass or drop in to attend. Bring a Yoga mat and an appetite: limited to 10 spots!
Donations Hot Yoga for Wounded Warrior Project with Nicole
Tuesday, 6/6, 9:00 - 10:00 pm
Join Nicole for a Donations Hot Yoga class - 100% of proceeds donated to Wounded Warrior Project. Nicole is excited to honor her Grandfather, Norman Fitzwater, who was wounded on June 1, 1944 during World War II
Click here to find out more about Wounded Warrior Project
Save the Date for SUP @ Claytor Lake
In Balance Yoga Studio + Mountain 2 Island at Claytor Lake
Excited to announce our third summer of offering SUP Yoga at Claytor Lake partnering with Mountain 2 IslandSave the dates below. Sign up ahead of time to reserve your board: $20 includes yoga and paddle board!
SAVE THE DATE for SUP Yoga at Claytor Lake this spring/summer: 
6/18, 7/22, and 8/27 -  Weekends, 10:00 am 
6/8, 7/13, 8/10 and 9/7 - Thursdays, 5:30 pm 
Learn more about Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga
Community Flow with Kara
Friday, 6/9, 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Join Kara for an all level flow class! 
Vinyasa Sequencing Workshop with Jeanmarie Paolillo
Saturday, 6/10, 1:45 - 3:45 pm, $25 
Sequencing 4: Advanced Asana 
June 10, 2017 • In Balance Yoga • 1:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

In this final workshop of the series, we will work through some real-life applications of sequencing. We will create sequences around advanced asana and explore the considerations inherent in teaching these to open level classes.
$25 per session

**Excited for Jeanmarie to teach regularly at In Balance Yoga beginning August, Wednesday at 4:30 pm
Donations Flow for Blacksburg Refugee Partnership with Yoga Teacher Trainees
Sunday, 6/11, 8:00 - 9:00 am 
Join us for a Donations Flow for Blacksburg Refugee Partnership
Our Yoga Teacher Training group will teach this class as part of their last weekend of teacher training. 100% of proceeds will go to the Blacksburg Refugee Partnership - help support this organization and our trainees!
Karma Yoga Service Project: Huckleberry Trail Cleanup
Sunday, 6/11, 9:00 - 1:30 pm 
Our Yoga Teacher Training group will be doing cleanup on the Huckleberry Trail as part of their Karma Yoga project. Karma means selfless service! Feel free to join and give back to our local community here in Blacksburg & Christiansburg. 

Please meet at 9:00 am at In Balance Yoga on Sunday 6/11 if interested in helping!
Community Hot Yoga with Kara
Monday, 6/12, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Join Kara for Hot Yoga to strengthen and stretch!
Donations Flow for Blacksburg Refugee Partnership with Samantha 
Wednesday, 6/14, 4:30 - 5:30 pm 
"Beneath our feet lies an infinity of paths...we cannot choose for tomorrow; we can choose only for this moment, this body, this breath."R. Gates.
Let's explore out Mountain Life through our yoga community. Please join Samantha Harden for a Donations Flow class for the Blacksburg Refugee Partnership. 
Yoga on Tap at Rising Silo!
Yoga for all levels at the Farm Brewery: on the Taproom Patio
Saturday, 6/17, 7/15, 8/26 & 9/16, 11:00 -12:00 pm
Enjoy an outdoor yoga session under the shelter of the barn, followed by a refreshing craft beer or fermented beverage. Proceeds from these sessions will flow back in to your community! Benefiting the New River Land Trust and the Blacksburg Yoga Collective.

Save the Date: 
Saturday, June 17 ~ led by Andre of Blacksburg Yoga Collective + In Balance Yoga
Saturday, Ju
ly 15 ~ led by Keala Mason of In Balance Yoga
Saturday, August 26 ~ led by the Blacksburg Yoga Collective
Saturday, September 16 ~ led by Kim Picklap of In Balance Yoga

$12 Class
Includes a Post-Yoga Beverage from the Brewery: Choose from Craft Beer, Kombucha, Ginger Beer or cold-brewed coffee on nitro.  This past Sat. we even had fresh juice!

Lunch:A nourishing lunch or appetizer is available after the yoga session, freshly prepared with ingredients from Glade Road Growing and other local farms. Food is available by cash only. Space is first-come, first serve. The patio can acommodate up to roughly 60 mats.

Summer Solstice Beach Week + Fest
Saturday, 6/17
It is almost time for Blacksburg's annual 10th annual Summer Solstice Fest! and BEACH YOGA AT Cabo Fish Taco is back! Join us on the "Cabo Beach" from 8:30-9:30 am each day from 6/13 - 6/17 for Yoga on the beach with In Balance Yoga!

· Tuesday 6/13, 8:30-9:30 am – led by Betsy Walker
· Wednesday 6/14, 8:30-9:30 am –led by IBY Staff
· Thursday 6/15, 8:30-9:30 am –led by Keala Mason
· Friday 6/16, 8:30-9:30 am –led by Nicole Fitzwater Boyle
· Saturday 6/17, 8:30-9:30am –led by Betsy Walker

Refreshing morning yoga practice: just bring yourself, your mat, and anything else you might need for your practice (water, towel, etc). This is a free community class-bring friends! Open to all levels and there is no charge to attend - come practice with us!

In addition to morning yoga on the Cabo Beach, we will have afternoon and evening yoga at the Alexander Black House & Cultural Center lawn:

- Saturday 6/17, 12:00-1:00 pm with IBY Staff
- Saturday 6/17, 5:30-6:30 pm with IBY Staff

All classes will be open to all levels and there is no charge to attend! Come practice with us!

Click here to find out more about the Summer Solstice!
Community Wine & Flow at Whitebarrel Winery 
Sunday, 6/18, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
SAVE THE DATE: Take your yoga outdoors in a beautiful setting at Whitebarrel Winery!  
Community Flow with Amy
Friday, 6/23, 1:30  - 2:30 pm 
All level flow with Amy!
Itsy Bitsy Yoga with Candy (Now Crawling to Age 4)
Sunday, 6/25, 3:00 - 3:50 pm
Join us Sunday, 6/25 from 3 - 3:50 pm for Itsy Bitsy Baby Yoga (from crawling to age 4!) Breathe, bend & bond with your toddler!  A fun-loving, supportive, and active yoga practice filled with dozens of Itsy BitsyYoga 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.
Community Chair Yoga with Karen
Wednesday, 6/28, 2:45 - 3:45 pm
Free Community class for any age, ability, or level. Practice gentle movement with a chair and end class with a mindful meditation! 
Meditation Journey with Nicky Aymes
Thursday, 6/29: 12:00 - 1:00 pm Throat Chakra: Speaking Our Truth 
With the help of aromatherapy, sound therapy, crystals, and voice techniques, Nicky will guide you through a meditation. Regular rate to attend: Beginning in July this class will be offered each Wednesday at 4:30 pm while floating in the aerial silks.
Restorative Yoga + Immersive Sound Bath with Tom Montagliano led by Jo Yates
Tuesday, 7/18, 7:15 - 8:15 pm, $10
Be transported as you submerge yourself in a variety of soothing spatial soundscapes, each of which is sculpted within a circle of eight independent speakers. This unique experience will be supported with a brief restorative yoga practice allowing you to easily immerse yourself in thought & relaxation.
Click here for more info and sound samples 
InStill SWVA Fundraising Event in Floyd, VA
Saturday, 9/9 in Floyd
Yoga and Meditation day-long event in Montgomery County: there will be classes that run all day under a large tent by the creek, meditation workshops in other areas, food in the studio, and artisans and healers in the back yard. 
9/9, 2:45 - 3:45 pm
Nicole will be leading a Dharma Class (yoga + pranayama + chanting + savasana) at  and providing Reiki in the afternoon.  Many many other offerings to support this cause being scheduled.  Hope you can join us.
Instill SWVA is a non-profit deeply committed to bringing mindfulness to southwest VA. So far they are involved with teaching seventh graders in Montgomery & Floyd counties. InStill is in need of money to spread their wings and fulfill their mission to reach further into communities that may not have even hear of mindfulness!
Druminyasa will be back with a beautiful flow class led by guest teacher from Richmond,  Becky
Wednesday, 8/30, 6:00 - 7:30 pm - $20 early bird & $25 at the door!
Brad Ellsworth from Druminyasa & Becky Eschenroeder join us at In Balance Yoga: "Connecting Yoga with Live Drumming!" 
Click here to see CBS Appearance (4/28/17)
Click here for Druminyasa video!
September 8 - 9, 2017

In Balance Yoga plans to open our new doors SUMMER OF 2017 and we invited Jimmy Barkan to teach for a GRAND OPENING in the FALL of 2017 and he said YES!  Be the first to purchase your tickets for this event and in our new space.  We hope this event sells out!  Don't miss it.  Jimmy usually travels to Australia, UK, Costa Rica, NY and now add Blacksburg!  GO HOKIES!

He will offer two classes:  30 minutes of clinic with a 90 minute class to follow
Friday, 9/8:  4:30 - 6:30 pm:  Barkan Method Hot Vinyasa, Level 2/3 
Saturday, 9/9:  8:30 - 10:30 am:  Barkan Method Hot Yoga Level 1 

Purchase in advance:  $50 for one, $85 for both
@door - $60 for one - $95 for both
Click here to learn more about Jimmy Barkan
We love working with Floyd EcoVillage as a pick-up location for CSA Farmshare!
In Balance Yoga is a pick up location for CSA Farmshares from Floyd EcoVillage on Wednesday's from 4:45-6:45pm! In Balance Yoga members receive a discount for this CSA. 
Click here for more information
Social Skills Yoga Camp
Monday or Wednesdays, 8:15 -8:45 am Starting 6/5
Location: Professional Therapies - 1997 S. Main St. Suite #601, Blacksburg 540-961-1230
Cost: $100 - includes 1 session/wk for 6 weeks.
Email for your application 
Project OM Merchandise Supports Komen Foundation!
Healthy Brownie Bites!
Simply Clean Meals
This raw, vegan dessert is easy to make and full of nutrients. It's delicious - tastes like a brownie and it has no added sugar!
1 1/2 cups raw cashews 
2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons of coconut oil, melted
5 tablespoons cocoa powder 
1/8 teaspoon salt 
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
1 1/2 cups pitted dates (about 30 dates) 
1/4 cup coconut flakes 
1. Add the cashews to a food processor. Pulse a few times to break down, then process for about 30 seconds.
2. Process again and stream in the coconut oil. Continue to process until the cashews begin to look smooth, like cashew butter.
3. Add the cocoa powder, dates, salt, and cinnamon. Process until the dates are well incorporated—there shouldn’t be any large pieces. This will take about one or two minutes. 
4. Add the coconut flakes and pulse a few times to cut the chips into small pieces.
5. Press the mix into an 8x8 inch pan and place in the freezer to firm for about 20 minutes.
6. Store these brownie in an airtight container in the refrigerator. 
Makes 20 small brownies 
Find more easy and healthy recipes at Simply Clean Meals!
Katie Haines
Health coach for busy women
>>> Get back on track with a 7-day healthy eating reset 
CORPORATE MEMBERSHIPS available.  Contact us to learn how to help your organization make wellness a priority.
QUESTIONS about which class is for you?  Please contact us via email at or 540.961.1030 
Check the webscheduler for our up-to-date schedule each day and to pre-register for class or use the app - Mindbody Connect.
Host a Guest - Be a Guest Sponsor for In Balance Yoga!
Host a visiting guest - receive discount on your yoga package 
Would you like to host a guest to In Balance Yoga? 
Please let us know if you would be willing to host an In Balance Yoga guest while they visit the studio. Guest Sponsors will receive a discount on their yoga package in exchange for hosting. Message the studio if interested!
Parking Reminder
Thank you for your patience! 
  • There are three spaces that say "In Balance Yoga" in garage behind the studio 
  • In the lot behind the garage, you must be parked in an actual parking spot, otherwise you will get ticketed - please do not create your own spot!
  • Eheart Street : please parallel park here and walk through to the front door or park in the lot off of this street 
  • Kent Square Deck (just ask us, we validate parking!) 
  • After 5pm: there are spaces available across the front lobby next to the municipal building 
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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