January Events Guide

Free Zumbini Demo Class

Wed. Jan 3rd, 9:30-10:15 

Join Nurit in the morning at Piccadilly for a demo of Columbus’ only offering of Zumbini, for ages 0-4 and their caregivers. Zumbini combines music and movement to create the ultimate bonding experience! Sing, dance, and play together while developing your little one’s social, cognitive, emotional and motor skills. Be sure to reserve your spot!

Columbus Metro Parks Winter Hikes Series

If you dig hiking and don’t mind being cold, here you go! Our metro parks program has put this on for nearly half a century and I’m told by a friend who has completed it, that it’ a good time. Here are the January dates:

BLACKLICK WOODS Sat Jan 6 / 10am – 2 or 4 miles | SHARON WOODS Sat Jan 13 / 10am – 2 or 4 miles | PRAIRIE OAKS Sun Jan 14 / 2pm – 1, 3 or 5 miles | SCIOTO AUDUBON Sat Jan 20 / 10am – 1 or 2 miles | INNISWOOD Sun Jan 21 / 2pm – 2 miles | CLEAR CREEK Sat Jan 27 / 10am – 1, 3 or 5 miles

Yoga in the loft at Combustion

Saturdays at 10

This is a repeating event in January. Free yoga session  with Darlene Kuzmic. Food panty donations are encouraged!

Gymguyz at Core Life

Sat, Jan 6th, 10-11

I love eating at Core Life! It’s so nutritious and customizable. GYMGUYZ Northwest Columbus will teach a 45-minute class combining a full body strength circuit with restorative yoga poses and relaxation. Come ready to sweat, and prepare to leave feeling empowered and strong! All attendees will receive 1/2 off their CoreLife Meal after class!

Sun. Jan 7th, 10:45-11:45

Be inspired to try something new with Athleta Easton. They are hosting a “Up for Anything” event to showcase local studios and classes. Join them for a FREE class, goodie bags of local studios, coupons, and a raffle to start your 2018 on the right step! Class starts at 10:45am, treats and goodies to follow!

Th. Jan 11th, 6:30-7:30

Join Nidia Zumba in the Wells Barn. This is a free first class that introduces you to an 8-week paid series in the following weeks. Registration is not necessary, just show up. No dance skills or dance background is needed to start in Zumba.

Fri. Jan 12th, 6:30-8:30

Join Loretta Zedella for a one-hour yoga class including movement to ease tight typing shoulders and sitting hips, and core work to support our low back and balance. Next, tap into your creative side to design a beautiful OM mandala cotton hand or kitchen towel using stencil provided. You can even choose to add embroidery to the towel’s edge. They’ll enjoy some hot beverages & light snacks, and possibly view some snow falling outside of our big windows. Fee: $35 (includes yoga, light refreshments and all painting supplies and towel)

Sat. Jan 13th 10-12

Head to Wolf’s Ridge for two workouts, 30 minutes each, from two different studios. First you’ll get a HIIT IT workout from RISE Fitness Community. Expect 30 minutes of FUN, high energy, and unexpected body weight exercises. The second half of the workout will be a yoga flow from GoYoga. After the workout, grab brunch and a beer! (Currently sold out)

Bohindi+Breathe Jane

Sat. Jan 13th 10am

Find Your Breath | Presented by BOHINDI + BREATHE Jane

Grab a friend and come BREATHE in this introspective practice and meditation jewelry making experience led by Yoga Instructor, Colleen Brooke Fortney. You will work to cultivate a sense of direction, clarity and trust in the new year. Each participant will receive a DIY BOHINDI Meditation Bracelet Kit and led step by step in the sacred art of making their very own meditation bracelet and how it can be used in daily practice while incorporating essential oils – followed by a mindful fluid and gentle vinyasa flow and guided through breath work and meditation.

Join them afterwards for healthy bites + sippings compliments of BREATHEjane

Sat. Jan 13th, 11:30-12:30

Come join them for yoga in the park. Learn basic yoga movements to rejuvenate your body and mind. Bring a mat or blanket. Meet at Cedar Ridge Lodge. Free event.
Cedar Ridge Lodge
1775 Darby Creek Dr.
Galloway, OH 43119

AR Snavley Fitness at Platform

Sun. Jan 14th 10:30-11:30

Your $25 ticket includes a one hour all levels yoga practice with Amanda Reynolds-Snavley, 1 Platform beer, and delicious brunch food from Por’ketta. Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle, and towel. You will be inside the amazing Platform Brewery for a 1 hour practice, so this is rain or shine!

Sun. Jan 14th 10:45-11:45

It’s Athleta Easton’s 1st ever POUND class! Join Athleta Fit Pro Mollie Bangert for a fun energizing workout. Bring your tennis shoes, water, and positive attitude! Wondering what a Fit Pro is? There are opportunities all month for fitness professionals to sign up for this program. Details for that are also in the above link.

Bootcamp, wine, and cupcakes at Franklin Park

Wed. Jan 17th 6:30-8

Amanda from AR Snavley Fitness will guide you through a Bootcamp mix class designed for all skill levels in the Wells Barn. After the workout, grab a glass of wine and a cupcake to celebrate your hard work. $30, $25 for members. That’s the kind of balance I’m talking about! And no, it’s not good vs. bad. It’s two different kinds of good.

Free Yoga Day at Balancing Owl

Fri. Jan 19th, 8am-9pm

Free Yoga Day to celebrate yoga in our community and collect for a worthy cause. Free, 40-minute yoga classes (pre-registration recommended). Free 20-minute massages, Reiki sessions, and Yoga Physical Therapy Consultations (first come, first serve- in-studio signups only). Free Smoothie King, 20% off passes and appointments, and many vendors!!! For each free service/class you attend, please bring in a new toiletry item for the Dublin Food Pantry (soap, toothbrushes, etc.). Only pre-registered clients are guaranteed space in classes. All walk-ins will be welcomed as space is available. Limit 2 classes per student. Check their schedule; classes will be ongoing throughout the day!

Taste of Fitness: The Large One!

Sun, Jan 28th 8-1

Take TONS of 25 minute sampler classes from yoga to barre to hip hop and everything in between. Swing by the braid bar by Virtue Vegan Salon and grab a mini manicure. Check out over a dozen experience stations with things like movement screenings, mini massages, and drink samples. These events are great you guys! Sign up now so you can be one of the first 150 to get a bag of goodies. It’s all $18.

January Fitness Events in Columbus Ohio

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