Upcoming Yoga Classes & Workshops with Debby Siegel of YoGoGirls:
Practicing yoga all over St. Louis and around the country, Debby highly values community, creativity, adventure, and the healing power that only wild places can provide. Come home to yourself through self-love and the growth that comes from discomfort coupled with a bit of challenge in a YoGoGirls’ class or workshop.
Hurricane Help Donation Yoga
Wednesday, September 20 | 6:30-7:30p
Center for Divine Love | 3617 Wyoming, St Louis, MO 63116
If you are listening to the news and feel a little helpless wondering how you can contribute, please come roll out a yoga mat and as we gather in community at the Center for Divine Love for a donation-based, all-levels yoga class to raise our vibrations and some money for hurricane relief and recovery. As a mother, I find my thoughts envisioning children without their bed, toothbrush or favorite book. So I sought out a reputable charity whose mission is to help children and schools effected by the storms.
The money raised will be contributed to First Book’s Hurricane Harvey Relief campaign, with support from First Book’s publishing partners. The initiative is part of a new Essentials for Kids Fund – which will support books, educational resources and basic needs items for educators and students at underfunded schools nationwide. First Book is included in Charity Navigator’s approved list of highly-rated organizations responding in the aftermath of the storms.
100% of funds donated will be used to provide books and educational resources to children affected by Hurricanes Harvey & Irma – in addition to books this will also include basic needs items like first aid kits, dental care/personal hygiene resources, and other essentials.
MINI of St. Louis Yoga for Cancer / Open House with YoGoGirls
Sunday, October 15 | 12n – 4p | Yoga: 1-2p | $10
MINI of St. Louis | 40 Sunnen Drive | Maplewood, MO 63143
Join YoGoGirls and friends at MINI of St. Louis‘ showroom for a uniquely fun event that will support Pedal the Cause in their quest to eliminate cancer. This open house party is complete with a 60-minute Vinyasa Yoga Class led by Debby Siegel of YoGoGirls from 1:00-2:00pm. Stick around for refreshments and to check out MINI’s first hybrid vehicle and get your name thrown in the hat for a 2-year lease on a 2017 BMW X5.
~ Test drive NEW Plug-in Hybrid MINI Countryman
~ 60-minute All Levels Vinyasa Yoga Class led by Debby (1-2p)
~ 100% of the proceeds donated to Pedal the Cause
~ Be entered to win a BMW X5
~ Limited to the first 50 guests
YOGA CLASS 1-2P:
Debby Siegel, RYT, will guide you through a class designed with the driver in mind. Our intention to undo the shortening of the front body brought on by sitting for long periods. You will be safely guided no matter your level of yoga experience. Your body will thank you for showing up on a yoga mat. You will leave with stretches you can do on your own as well.
(Winner of the BMW X5 must be 18 years of age at the time of drawing, applicable taxes apply. Drawing will take place at the PTC check presentation on November 16, 2017.)
Sundays September 3 – October 29, 8:30-9:30a yoga followed by brunch, $18
includes light fare by Cielo on the terrace afterward
Four Seasons St. Louis | 999 N 2nd St | St. Louis, MO 63102
Start your Sunday with vinyasa yoga on Four Seasons eighth floor Sky Terrace led by Debby Siegel, RYT. We’ll salute the sun and sky while taking in the panoramic views of the Mississippi River and downtown St. Louis skyline. This all-levels class will emphasize breath, movement, strength and alignment. This is the kick off event. The class will continue each Sunday throughout the spring and summer.
with Debby Siegel and Chris Powers
Sugar Creek Music Festival
Sept 21 – 23, 2017
Camp Manitowa | 12770 North Benton Rd | Benton, IL 62812
We are made of stardust. Our bodies remnants of stars and massive explosions in the galaxies. Travel your mind and body to another dimension in this cosmic yoga class set to live music on guitar & harmonica. Eclipse busy thoughts with balanced breathwork and transformational movement in an accessible vinyasa flow. Find your zen on a mat with yoga evangelist, Debby Siegel, of YoGoGirls in this 60-minute class. No prior yoga experience necessary. A willingness to explore the cosmos of your relaxed mind a plus. Bring a yoga mat, water & your stardust.
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Sugar Creek Music Festival – a three night Music, Arts, and Camping Festival held at Camp Manitowa in Benton, IL – is in its fourth year. Get away for a weekend of music from over a dozen bands, multiple live artists, yoga, flow arts workshops, flow arts performers, many arts & crafts vendors, kayaks, canoes, a rock wall, restrooms/showers, great food, a late night jam stage, a huge bon fire, and so much more at Sugar Creek Music Festival.
Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the gate. It’s $10 extra to enter for the Thursday pre party. The only one day tickets available will be on Saturday at the gate only for $30. Camping is included with the purchase of a ticket.
Tickets on sale at: Hempies, CapeGirardeau, MO; Sunshine Daydream, University City, MO & Fairview Heights; Makanda Trading Co, Makanda, IL; Longbranch Cafe, Carbondale, IL and online @ tickets.sugarcreekmusicfes
Manifest Station: Music + Yoga Festival
co-hosted by Debby Siegel and Chris Powers
Camp Manitowa at Cedar Point | 1327 Camp Cedar Point Ln | Makanda, IL 62958
September 29 – October 1, 2017
Manifest Station is an all-inclusive yoga and music festival in southern Illinois which aims to inspire positive collective consciousness for all through the collaboration of talented musicians, both local and international, and outstanding yoga instructors, performers and healers. By keeping the ticket price low and including accommodations and food in one price, we wish to make this weekend accessible to every person who wishes to join the Manifest Station community.
Community is not possible without families. Manifest Station goes to great lengths to welcome and embrace families and young ones at our festival. There is a designated quiet family area back away from the action and a platform tent gathering specifically for those with children. There are many kids activities opposite classes for parents so that everyone has a chance to experience long-lasting memories at this weekend getaway. Our Kids Activities leader, Katie Rodgers is a Master’s Degreed school teacher turned yoga instructor who specializes in yoga for children.
We offer healthy vegan food in our dining hall. In between the five meals offered from dinner Friday night through brunch on Sunday, vegan snacks will be available in the dining hall 24 hours per day.
We believe in the betterment of ourselves and the planet. We ask that you place any recyclable products in the containers indicated and that you bring a mug or cup for drinking. All other dishes are provided.
Let’s create a utopian community for one weekend on this 257 acre property. You will find an array of healing modalities in our Healing Village, with diverse hands on therapies, energy work, and sound healing offered. To get involved in the healing village, please email email@example.com or text her: 314-369-7399.
For more info about this festival, visit:
~ AcroYoga with Christina Kick of Yoga Six
~ Astronomical Yoga with Debby Siegel of YoGoGirls, Four Seasons & DoYouYoga.com
~ Cacao, Yoga & Sound Healing with Willow Beseda of St. Louis Wellness Center and Well Kneaded Massage
~ Hooping by Amy Greenley of Amy Inspiral
~ Kids Yoga with Christine Kick of Yoga Six
~ Qi Gong and Self Healing Workshop by Meredith Trewolla of Roots of Bliss
~ Rock Star Recovery Yoga with Stephanie Kinney of Yoga Six & YogaStephanie.com
~ SUP Yoga with Mo Taylor of Yoga Buzz & SUP St. Louis
~ Warrior’s Way Yoga with Tim DeWitt of Namaste, Yoga Six Des Peres & Xtreme Fitness
Fore more information visit:
Date Night Yoga: Play, Intimacy, Restoration & Cacao
with Debby Siegel & her partner, Chris Powers
Friday, December 8 | 6-8p | $44 / couple
includes a cacao treat, restorative partner poses & stretches, tantra yoga flow set to live music, and candlelight meditation
at Yoga Six Des Peres
This playful and intimate workshop designed just for couples, is the perfect date night for you and your favorite yogi. Whether you’re a couple looking to get out of that dinner & movie date night rut and in need of a fun and fresh alternative for sparking your love connection, or first time daters looking to learn more about one another, you will find a comfortable space to explore the power of playful yoga, mindfulness and cacao.
We’ll begin date night yoga with a raw cacao treat & ceremony. Raw cacao powder – called the sexual sweetener – contains phytochemicals known to affect Phenethylamine, or PEA, a compound released into the brain when we’re attracted to someone. With more than 20 times the antioxidant power of blueberries, raw cacao produces a sense of delight through increasing brain serotonin which in turn can increase sexual excitation, desire and responsiveness.
In addition to cacao, expect to practice yoga to live guitar music and take with you some key partner massaging moves and stretches you can do anywhere. Positions will be tailored to fit your level of skill and comfort.
- Strengthen the pranic currents flowing between you and your beloved while creating loving memories
- Learn and appreciate awareness in the present moment
- Increase your flexibility
- Improve your healthy body image and self-esteem
- Improve your circulation
- Find connection, trust & healing through restorative partner stretches
Life Cycles Yoga + Death/Rebirth Guided Meditation
with Debby Siegel & Tim DeWitt
January 5, 2018
Yoga Six St. Louis
Everything is cyclic – has a beginning, middle and end. Including life. We’ll begin the Life Cycle Yoga in embryo pose and end in corpse, recognizing each chunk of human development through yoga asanas and linking them to that life-giving ingredient, our breath. Then Tim DeWitt, Reiki Master, RYT will guide us through a life changing guided meditation that will offer us an opportunity to begin anew. Come to this workshop and leave a new person with prospects everywhere for your renewed life.
Previous workshops that will be back:
Aug 8, 9, 10 & 11 at Forest Park, Aug 14 & 16 at Simpson Lake | 6:15p-7:45p
$20 includes 45 min yoga class, 45 minutes of paddling/sunset photos, a 10-11 foot board, paddle & life preserver.
Simpson Lake | 1224 Marshall Rd | Valley Park, MO 63088
This floating yoga class will incorporate elements of vinyasa flow and breathing designed to balance you on and off a paddleboard. Expect to have fun while challenging your individual edges of flexibility, focus, strength, and balance.
Take your yoga practice to another dimension, by supplementing a paddleboard for your mat, and water for the floor. You will improve your balance and engage your core more than ever as we bring mind and body intricately together in the great outdoors. (No one will be doing their grocery list while in down dog on their paddleboard!)
So if connecting to nature and the sweet sounds of water, while soaking in some vitamin D and fine-tuning your deltoids, rotator cuffs, traps, pectoralis major, latissimus dorsi, supraspinatus, glutes, calves, quads, trapezius, low back, heart, lungs, and your abdominal muscles, sounds like an ideal night, join us at Simpson Lake. We will all be clipped onto a line across the water so no one is facing the wrong way or floating away during class.
There is a bathroom for changing, etc adjacent to the parking lot at the beach where we will launch. Bring bug repellant, a beach towel, dry clothes, water, and wear whatever you feel comfortable in. We’ll begin promptly at 6:15 with 45 minutes of centering and strengthening, and end with 45 minutes of paddling around and playing on our boards. Debby will bring a camera and capture your good side at sunset on this 72 acre lake if you wish.
with Debby Siegel, RYT
Wednesdays through May 3, 6:30-7:30p
Donation Based, Vegan Treats After
Center for Divine Love | 3617 Wyoming | Tower Grove, MO 63118
Donation based series for the unconventional – the bohemian who wishes to learn more about this thing called yoga. Together we’ll breathe, center our minds, dwell in this time and place, and move our bodies in unison with our breath.
This class is suited for the person who doesn’t own the latest matching yoga wear, the one who wants to try yoga outside of the traditional yoga studio, someone who is interested in learning and improving his or her health with yoga, but feels a little like a gypsy in a sea of fembots in a studio class.
We will build poses from their simplest form to the more complex, and there will be room for every version. If your tree pose looks different from your neighbor, well that’s because it’s Boho Yoga! We are not here to be like anyone else. We are Bohemians.
So if you are that unconventional yogi who seeks to play with a basic vinyasa flow class followed up with some healthy community food, please drop in at the Center for Divine Love at 3617 Wyoming in Tower Grove and pay what you can. Cash or card.
You are perfect the way you are. There is no other you. Bring you, your mat and water. Wear some comfy clothes and gain access to the ancient wisdom of vinyasa yoga. We’ll yoga on the basement floor of this Tower Grove area church. It is called Center of Divine Love. Park in the church’s parking lot to the west of the building and come in that side door.
Defy Gravity with a YoGoGirls Inversions Game Plan
with Debby Siegel and Michelle Thomas
Sunday, December 11, 2016 | 3:00p-5:00p
$45 includes workshop, homework video, and photos
Consuming Kinetics Dance Company (in the CWE) | 460 Whittier St, St. Louis, MO 63108
Want to experience the joy of being upside down? Join inversion enthusiasts Debby & Michelle of YoGoGirls for this inversions workshop mastering invigorating yoga poses such as headstand, forearm stand and handstand. We will safely build these poses from their foundations up in order to gain confidence and dispel the fears associated with practicing inverted poses.
Inversions can be empowering postures that teach us not only about our inner strength, but about our playfulness, courage, and our ability to create lightness and space. They help our circulatory system, our lymphatic system, energize us and even help our immune system. So let’s make them happen!
We’ll discuss anatomically what needs to happen in the shoulder girdle, core and bandhas for you to defy gravity and get your heart above your head. We’ll share our stories of how we developed the strength and confidence to attempt these more challenging poses. We’ll provide you with homework in video form so that you may continue your inversion practice after the workshop. And of course, we will take some success photos at the end of this 2 hour workshop.
This workshop is best suited for those with a regular yoga practice of all-levels. A willingness to fall 3 times and get back up 4 is key. We ask that if you have any neck and/or head injuries, high blood pressure or eye problems like glaucoma that you not register for this workshop.