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ONE OF BELLINGHAM'S LARGEST YOGA STUDIOS

In one of Bellingham's beautiful historic buildings, Inspire Studio offers its students over 2,000 square feet, high ceilings, plenty of natural light, and a break from the busyness of everyday life.

QUALITY YOGA MATS & PROPS

We provide yoga mats and props free of charge at all of our classes. We even have eye pillows you can use for your relaxation!

FIND THE RIGHT CLASS FOR YOU

We offer an array of unique class styles not found anywhere else in town, like Aerial and Kundalini Yoga and even dance and Tai Chi all under one roof.

Studio Schedule

Inspire News

NOTICES

  • Mallory’s last Slow Flow Class will be October 17th.
  • Brea’s 10:30-11:30 am Energize & Flow class is now permanantly canceled.
  • Caryn's Thursday 10:00-11:15 am Qigong class is permanently canceled.
  • Open Time Slots for Studio Rental: Sunday mornings, Wednesday mornings after 10, Wednesday evenings after 7, Thursday evenings 5:30-7:00 pm, and Saturday mornings before 10 am. And for filming and photography or anything that is not ongoing, anytime that is available on the schedule may be booked up to just a few days in advance.

NOTICE

Be in our Photo Shoot

 Saturday November 3rd   12:15-1:00 pm

We need pictures of our studio for our website and online with people doing yoga in it!!  Please join Ruby on Saturday, November 3rd, 12:15-1:00 pm. It will be a short, informal free class with our in house photographer, Dwayne Rogge taking pictures.  All attendees will be asked to sign a photo release form and recieve a free yoga class gift card to keep, one to give to a friend, and an eye pillow (while supplies last). Vinyasa, Kundalini Yoga, and sound healing will be offered.

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Studio Events

Muse Bellingham (Fusion Dance Venue)

 Hayley Gehman, Eddie Moreno, David Beaumier, Jared Anderssel, and Michelle Dannehy
 1st & 3rd Saturdays ongoingly  
 7:30 pm-Midnight

 $5-12 sliding scale



DESCRIPTION
Muse is a Bellingham Fusion dance venue. Fusion is a type of social dancing which pulls from many different dance backgrounds such as Blues, Swing, Tango, Zouk, Salsa, Ballroom, or whatever else our dancers bring to the floor. We are a community who values communication, consent, connections, and creativity.

We are always delighted to include new people, and anyone who is willing to respect our dancers, organizers, and space is welcome to join us! No experience or dance partner is necessaryas we set aside time for a lesson and practical before we turn the lights down and play music for the social dance. 

Contact us with any questions at: musebellingham@gmail.com

GROUP BIOGRAPHY
We are the leadership team of Muse Bellingham. We have all been part of the overall Bellingham Dance community for several years (in fact, between the five of us we have 30+ years of dance experience!). We love to dance tango, blues, swing, salsa, contra, micro, and fusion, but are always happy to try a new dance! We’re delighted to have the opportunity to dance in such a beautiful studio and to be running this fusion venue!


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Yin & Pins - SOLD OUT!

  Ruby Koa RYT and Stacey Whitcomb EAMP
 Friday October 12th   7:00-8:45 pm 

  $40 advanced, $50 at the door. (Space limited to 15 ppl., so sign up early as the next one won’t be until Dec. 7th!)



DESCRIPTION
Are you feeling that subtle shift of seasons into glorious Fall? Are you excited to cozy up inside with warm teas and rich delicious stews? Or are you stressed about saying goodbye to our sunny summer days?
Fall is all about Yin! Everything in Nature is slowly turning inward towards the quiet contemplation of Winter, including you. As we sync with the seasons we are now transitioning from the outward Yang, sunny, energy filled active days of summer to an inward practice of slower, more thoughtful movement and inner cultivation.

Join us for this new workshop of Yin and Pins! This thoughtfully crafted workshop will combine the two ancient arts of Yoga and Acupuncture. We will focus on letting go of stress and the things or thoughts which no longer serve us while balancing the Metal Element and boosting your immune system.

Class will begin with an hour of Yin Yoga with the healing sounds of singing bowls and the gong while you hold the postures. We will intersperse a couple of the poses with some gentle needling to help you go a little deeper. Then, Ruby will guide you in Yoga Nidra (lying down meditation) while in shavasana as Stacey settles you in for the longer acupuncture session where you will rest with the pins for about 20 minutes.

Preparation for class:
• Eat something light. Not eating + Acupuncture = bad combination!
• Come 10 minutes early to fill out that pesky paperwork.
• Please wear loose clothing that can easily be pulled up over your knees
and elbows if necessary.
• Be prepared to sleep like a babe after the session!

trainer

About Stacey Whitcomb EAMP

I am an EAMP (East Asian Medical Practitioner) with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, a Masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and Board certification by the NCCAOM in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine.

I own Fair Winds Acupuncture where my focus is mostly Pain and Musculoskeletal issues, but I love to do Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture as well. I have a rich history working with athletes of all levels and individuals in a pre or post operative orthopedic surgical scenarios. I have also been clinically successful in treating neurological deficits and paralysis due to brain injury.

I LOVE exploring this world with this amazing body I have been blessed with. Freedom of movement allows me to sift thru my potential internally and externally. I want the same for all of my patients. Optimal health in physical form can allow us to heal and nurture all aspects of ourselves. Conversely, as you will find in this class, cultivation of the inner process will also lead to more physical well being. Please join us! I can’t wait to meet you!


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Introduction to the Art of Tantra for Singles and Couples

 Dawn Beck and Gerard Gatz (Certified Tantric Educators)
 Saturday, October 13th   1:00-6:30 pm

 $100 Single/$175 Couple Register and Pay by Sept 1: $85 Single/$160 Couple



DESCRIPTION
Would you like to experience more Pleasure, Passion and Love?
In a fun, safe, interactive, educational, and supportive environment, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Connect spirituality, sexuality and intimacy
  • Learn Tantric techniques to remove blocks and increase orgasmic potential
  • Add playful and creative ways to attract the Beloved you seek or deepen and spice up your existing relationship
  • Open energetic pathways that will create more awareness, vitality, and pleasure

Through the exploration of this empowering practice…comes the ability to celebrate and share more fully in all aspects of your life!

Presented in a safe and sacred space…fully clothed…with open minds and open hearts

For More Info, Visit our Website: tantricsacredjourneys.com
With Questions, Contact us at: dawn@tantricsacredjourneys.com

trainer

Dawn Beck and Gerard Gatz

Dawn and Gerard are Certified Tantric Educators of 16 years, thru Source School of Tantra Yoga. They are a loving couple of 20 years, the founders of Tantric Sacred Journeys,  live  primarily in Boulder, Colorado, and offer Tantra workshops and private coaching for Singles and Couples around the country. They are honored to share their work with the Bellingham, WA community.


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Soul Connection with Stephanie Levenston, Intuitive Channel

 Friday, October 19th   7:00-9:00 pm  

 $40/person in advance $45/person at the door



DESCRIPTION
Join us for an evening of deep connection and channeled wisdom as Stephanie Levenston Intuitive Channel brings messages from Spirit to guide us on our journeys. Participants will have an opportunity to ask specific questions and receive support from Guides, ancestors, other souls on the planet, animals, and/or one's Higher Self. Join us as we raise the collective vibration and bring loving energy earthside.


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Workshop: Becoming your own clear channel

 Saturday, October 20th    1:30-4:30 pm  

 $55/person in advance $60/person at the door



DESCRIPTION
Looking for ways to deepen your intuitive powers and trust your own inner voice? Ever wonder how professional intuitives maintain a clear channel to receive messages and guidance from Spirit? Join us for a high vibe super fun workshop designed to clear the path to your own clarity and connection. Stephanie Levenston is a professional intuitive channel who travels the country teaching others how to cultivate their own unique intuitive gifts. Participants will learn techniques to clear their energetic field, read the energy of others, request guidance from Spirit, and practice inner trust. This is all taught with levity and humor so we do not fall into the trap of taking ourselves too seriously!

trainer

Stephanie Levenston

Stephanie is an Intuitive Channel and Spiritual Guide/Coach who offers Individual and Group Readings via phone, Skype, or in-person. Stephanie has trained under the mentorship of Sally Baldwin and Sonia Choquette. Stephanie’s sessions have been described as “healing”, “magical”, “transformative”, “powerful”, “life-changing”, “affirming”, “peaceful”, and “compassionate”. Her clients highly recommend her to their friends and family. Stephanie’s warmth, humor, and compassion are three strengths that her clients highly value. She has the ability to put anyone at ease.  She takes the time to process and explain messages so her clients may fully understand and integrate the information they are receiving.

Stephanie’s messages are always of the highest vibration as she only tunes into the highest level of loving energy and guidance. She is able to channel love and healing to those who are in pain and/or experiencing loss as well as offer spiritual coaching/guidance to those who are interested in making changes in their lives. Stephanie’s Guides are humorous and full of light so her sessions generally involve much laughter and evoke positive feelings. She cares deeply for every client and most of her clients are regular repeat customers.

Stephanie helps people find clarity in their lives by providing insight through her channeling and coaching gifts. She believes we all have the innate ability to channel and connect to our Higher Selves and our divine nature.  Stephanie feels it is her role to support her clients in finding their inner voice and trusting their inner wisdom.


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Women's Kundalini Yoga Full Moon Meditation Circle

 Wednesday October 24th   7:30-9:00 pm 

 Drop in $15, Student drop in $12, Class packages and new student specials can be used.



DESCRIPTION
Join us for this very special Hunter's Full Moon. Let your intentions be magnified with other women as we open our bodies with yoga & movement to prepare for deep meditation. This event serves as a great opportunity to gather together with other like-minded women to celebrate and tap into our powerful feminine energy and to deepen our understanding and relationship to the cycles of the moon. Be sure not to miss this opportunity for connection and community!
Light snacks and tea are available afterwards, so plan to stay for a bit! Bring a journal and an item to set on the altar if you’d like. Please arrive at least 5 minutes early so we can start on time.

At this special Full Moon Circle, We’ll be accepting donations for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.  You can donate with cash or check at the studio or here via credit card: http://fundraising.stjude.org/InspireStudio


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Yoga of Sound: Gong, Crystal Bowl & Flute Journey

 Ruby Koa & Loren Schaumberg
   Friday, October 26th      7:00-9:00 pm

 $20 advance, $25 at the door   ($15 advance for students, $20 door)  



DESCRIPTION
Yoga of Sound is an event in which Ruby and Loren work together to create a cohesive experience for you of relaxation and rebalancing.  Loren’s background as a musician combined with Ruby’s yoga background will make for quite the night. Ruby will guide you through gentle yoga warm ups (all beginner level), breathing, and meditation while Loren plays various sound healing instruments in the background. Yoga nidra (guided relaxation) will prepare your body to fully let go, segueing into an hour long sound journey. You’ll be immersed in the healing vibrations of at least 18 crystal and Tibetan singing bowls, flutes, a gong, and chimes. This special event will leave you feeling more grounded and restored and will help clear your mind, subconscious, and will activate your body's natural healing systems.

More Info. on Sound Healing
The human body, and all things in our Universe, are designed according to harmonic principles of varying geometry, pattern, and frequency. Everything is sound, that is, everything is vibrating and has a waveform. In understanding the relationship of sound to material form- the study of cymatics- we can begin to positively affect the well-being of the body through the appropriate use of sound and vibration. Some of the key aspects of this modality include resonance theory, cosmic superimposition, five star geometry, solar harmonic/fibonacci/solfeggio scales, and ideal nervous system tuning through the perfect 5th interval (the proportion 2:3 which the human body is designed upon). Use of meditation, vocalization, mantra, and interval training are some key components of this modality.

trainer

LOREN SCHAUMBERG

An emissary of music, healing, and holistic living hailing from the Nooksack River of Washington State Loren lives as a musician, sound healer, facilitator of ceremony, medicine man, nature therapist, and carpenter. Sharing the voices and wisdom of nature is one of his greatest joys. He passionately creates sound experiences that support people in reconnecting to their inner wild landscapes and in remembering who they are.

Through the use of Native American Wood Flutes, Temple Flutes, Guitars, Crystal Singing Bowls, Tibetan Singing Bowls, Tuning Forks, Medicine Drums, Rattles and the Human Voice Loren opens access to the Universal Energy Field, allowing participants to experience deep healing, ancient remembering, vital integration and altered states of consciousness.


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Yoga for Singing: A Joyful Exploration of the Embodied Voice

 Saturday October 27th   1:30-4:30 pm

 $30 advance, $35 at the door. (Max. 20 participants) 



DESCRIPTION
This 3-hr workshop will explore the voice using traditional yoga asana (postures), therapy ball rolling, breath awareness, visualization, meditation, restorative yoga, sounding, and singing.

Using the Wilson Method, which encourages the art of free voice, joyful singing and unbridled expression, and empowering and inspiring the individual to increased somatic awareness, we will explore the subtle balance of power and surrender, and create a deeper understanding of our individual voices.

Some of the aims of the workshop are to empower and inspire you to sing freely and with your own full expression, gaining more awareness of the connection between your voice and body, and to create a safe environment for your voice to thrive.

Attention will be paid individually as we have different instruments and therefore require different tools to thrive. This workshop is for all levels of experience, whether you are a trained singer, or simply love to sing in the shower!

trainer

Alison Boyce

Ali is a 500-hr trained yoga teacher, licensed massage and bodywork therapist, voice teacher, and vocalist. She first discovered yoga as a musical theater performer when she kept losing her voice. That began more than a decade-long exploration of the voice through yoga and other physical practices, a healing journey that continues today. 

Ali received her 200-hr training from Shanti Yoga in Nelson, BC in 2010, and her 500hr training in Yoga Therapy from the Asheville Yoga Center in Asheville, North Carolina in May 2017. She received her Massage Therapy training from the Asheville School of Massage & Yoga, in North Carolina.

Ali has been a performer for 15 years, and is passionate and curious about the healing that can occur through the voice-body connection. She is the founder of Singing and Yoga by the Sea retreats, which brings highly skilled facilitators together to create a weekend retreat of voice exploration. She is also enrolled in the Gettin’ Higher Choor Facilitator Training in Victoria, BC for fall 2018. Her workshops are explorative in nature, encouraging empowerment through self-reflection, using the voice as a tool for self-discovery.


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Giving Thanks to Teachers with Heather McAbee Special Free Aerial Yoga Restorative Class

 Friday November 23rd   10:45-11:45 am

 Free 



DESCRIPTION
Calling all school teachers!

In this restorative aerial yoga class, we will have the hammocks 10-12" off the ground. This will allow for gentle movement, while finding length in the body like you have never felt before. Class will conclude with savasana inside the fabric, allowing you to drop deep inside of yourself for restoration and rejuvenation.

Please take advantage of this restorative aerial yoga class as our way of saying "Thank You" for all you do!

14 spaces available for class, pre-registration is required to reserve your hammock. Please be considerate of others when making the reservation. If you need to cancel your reservation for any reason, please contact us right away, so we can offer your free spot to another teacher.

When you register, please leave a comment as to what grade you teach and which school you are in!

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Fall Inward Kundalini Yoga Workshop - with Double Gong Relaxation

 Ruby Koa and Kristine Allen certified KY Teachers
 Sunday November 11th   1:30-4:00 pm

 $45 in advance, $55 at the door, $35 in advance for students



DESCRIPTION
Fall is a season that draws our energies inward to support our journey thru the winter months. The approaching holidays require that we connect to our inner resources so that we’re not depleted by the outward social demands.  On a physical level, the wet, cooling weather of Fall calls us to find our inner heat and to let go of what might be weighing us down. During this workshop we will be cultivating the fire within to burn bright and bring clarity and support us as we journey into the darker nights of winter. We’ll weave together Kundalini Yoga, restorative meditations, and sound healing with at least a half hour double gong relaxation.

*For various reasons, we decided to simplify and downsize our weekend retreat to an afternoon workshop.


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Rest and Digest

 Friday November 23rd   12:30-2:30 pm

 $25/adv. (Space limited due to # of props, so reg. early to ensure your spot), $30/door (if space allows) 



DESCRIPTION
Treat your body and soul with this 2 hour restorative yoga workshop that focuses on relaxation and renewal… leading to heart opening bliss. Using props such as blocks, bolsters, and blankets for extra support, you will hold postures long enough to really let go and experience all of their yummy benefits, giving yourself a break from doing and eating to experience just being.  Ruby will also play a variety of sound healing instruments like singing bowls, chimes, and the gong to allow you to go deeper into your relaxation.


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Yoga of Sound: Gong, Crystal Bowl & Flute Journey

 Ruby Koa & Loren Schaumberg
   Friday November 23rd      5:30-7:30 pm

 $20 advance, $25 at the door   ($15 advance for students, $20 door)



DESCRIPTION
Yoga of Sound is an event in which Ruby and Loren work together to create a cohesive experience for you of relaxation and rebalancing.  Loren’s background as a musician combined with Ruby’s yoga background will make for quite the night. Ruby will guide you through gentle yoga warm ups (all beginner level), breathing, and meditation while Loren plays various sound healing instruments in the background. Yoga nidra (guided relaxation) will prepare your body to fully let go, segueing into an hour long sound journey. You’ll be immersed in the healing vibrations of at least 18 crystal and Tibetan singing bowls, flutes, a gong, and chimes. This special event will leave you feeling more grounded and restored and will help clear your mind, subconscious, and will activate your body's natural healing systems.

More Info. on Sound Healing
The human body, and all things in our Universe, are designed according to harmonic principles of varying geometry, pattern, and frequency. Everything is sound, that is, everything is vibrating and has a waveform. In understanding the relationship of sound to material form- the study of cymatics- we can begin to positively affect the well-being of the body through the appropriate use of sound and vibration. Some of the key aspects of this modality include resonance theory, cosmic superimposition, five star geometry, solar harmonic/fibonacci/solfeggio scales, and ideal nervous system tuning through the perfect 5th interval (the proportion 2:3 which the human body is designed upon). Use of meditation, vocalization, mantra, and interval training are some key components of this modality.

trainer

LOREN SCHAUMBERG

An emissary of music, healing, and holistic living hailing from the Nooksack River of Washington State Loren lives as a musician, sound healer, facilitator of ceremony, medicine man, nature therapist, and carpenter. Sharing the voices and wisdom of nature is one of his greatest joys. He passionately creates sound experiences that support people in reconnecting to their inner wild landscapes and in remembering who they are.

Through the use of Native American Wood Flutes, Temple Flutes, Guitars, Crystal Singing Bowls, Tibetan Singing Bowls, Tuning Forks, Medicine Drums, Rattles and the Human Voice Loren opens access to the Universal Energy Field, allowing participants to experience deep healing, ancient remembering, vital integration and altered states of consciousness.


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STUDIO RENTAL PRICES

Are you interested in renting our beautiful studio space? See below for studio rental prices. Visit our About page for more information.



Private Events

$40-$50/hour
(discounts are available for those who rent more than 5 hours in a given day or month).

Learn more.



Filming, Photography, Etc.

$30-$35/hour
Bulk Special: If you book more than 10 hours in a single month, you can have our reduced $25/hr. rate!

Learn more.



Private Lessons/Classes

Most of our teachers offer private lessons and/or semi-private lessons at affordable rates. Contact the individual instructor for pricing and scheduling.



Visit Our Studio

  • Inspire Studio
  •             1411 Cornwall Ave, 2nd Floor
  •             Bellingham, WA 98225
  • 360.447.8778

Inspire Studio Reviews

  • Julia Moss ★★★★★
    This historical one room yoga studio is a beautiful place for a class. Instructors range in style, class time, and difficulty but owner Ruby Koa does a beautiful job filling her space with love. Drop in for a sweat at the noon power hour on Tuesday or Thursday, start your weekend off right with a free meditation class Friday afternoon or ever try the new aerial yoga class offered with silks. Inspire is an incredible place to find community and spirit.

  • Ali Michelin ★★★★★
    Thus place really does have heart ♥! I've only taken classes with Ruby, but heard great things about the other instructors too. There's a calm, happy energy about this space, and Ruby is so open, sweet, joyful and just a fabulous instructor!! I highly recommend Inspire Studio!!