Events and Services Summary

*Please note that details of specific events are on Facebook and are updated more often there*
**All events require pre-registration for planning purposes, time management, and space restriction, approx. 48hrs in advance. Events are subject to cancellation if registration is low. No drop-ins please**
*** I have purposefully kept my prices low and offer many free gatherings. If you are financially restricted and would like to receive a service or participate in an event, contact me directly to discuss a sliding scale or alternative options for paid gatherings you’d otherwise be unable to attend.***

****Payment for group events/workshops are due 48hrs prior to the event.  Refunds will be honored up to 24hrs prior to the event****

Offerings are regularly updated and include one on one options, sacred circles, death cafes, children and nature events, and workshops.

  

One on One Client Options I currently see private clients for post-rehab/injury fitness, functional movement trainning/personal training, yoga, reiki, shamanic practice, and sexuality counseling. Please see Private Client Information tab for offerings and pricing: http://ignitewell-being.com/private-client-information/

 

 

Workshops/Group Offerings

 

Savor Book Club
Upcoming dates:

  • June 21st time 4-5pm Central (Hybrid, Virtual+In-person). Book: Big Big Love by Hanne Blank

The book club events are free (love donations are welcome), open to all genders, and is a part of my professional offerings as a sexuality educator and counselor (under supervision). Books are neutral mediums that can make discussion about sensitive topics easier, such as sexuality). The size is limited to 10 participants. To register, please email me at ignitewellbeing.naperville@gmail.com.  .

For more information on the book club, see the book club tab in the main menu.

 

 

Lunch and Learn
Upcoming dates:

  • Sizism and Fatphobia,  June 11th 1230-130pm Central (Virtual).

What are sizism and fatphobia, and how do they create harm? Join Dr. Allison Mitch, PT (DPT), sexuality counselor and educator, to discuss how our culture’s narrow standard of acceptable body size is not “best practice”; relates to other systems of oppression, including racism; and impacts the entire person, including mental and sexual well-being. This webinar partners with Dr. Mitch’s Let’s Talk About Sex book club discussion of Big Big Love on 6/21 and as such will emphasize the impacts on sizism on sexual well-being.

Email ignitewellbeing.naperville@gmail.com to register. Size is limited and pre-registration is required 48hrs minimum in advance of the event. Event is free; donations are accepted (venmo @ignitewellbeing)

• Sexuality and the biopsychosocial model – What is sexuality and how can we utilize the BPS model to further our understanding, June 24th 12-130pm Central (Virtual).

Email ignitewellbeing.naperville@gmail.com to register. Size is limited and pre-registration is required 48hrs minimum in advance of the event. Event is $15/household, with sliding scale options (venmo @ignitewellbeing)

• Yoga & Mindfulness for Sensuality, July 1st 11am-12pm Central (Virtual).

Email ignitewellbeing.naperville@gmail.com to register. Size is limited and pre-registration is required 48hrs minimum in advance of the event. Event is $15/household, with sliding scale options (venmo @ignitewellbeing)

 

Lunch and Learn events are short learning opportunities, centering holistic ways of looking at well-being. Many sessions are free, some are paid.  Past sessions, we discussed how art can help individuals be physically and emotionally resilient and create community (social wellbeing and community care; March 2021).

 

 

Pleasure Café:
Upcoming dates:

  • June 19th, 1pm Central (Hybrid, Virtual+In-person), Women

For more information, see http://ignitewell-being.com/pleasure-cafe/ Please email me to register at ignitewellbeing.naperville@gmail.com. Early registration is recommended and size is limited. $10/each (payable through venmo or quickpay/zelle; if paying through paypal, please contact me to discuss additional fees; sliding scale is available for those in need)

 

Participants must complete a group session agreement prior to participation and are expected to maintain confidentiality of and safety within our shared space. Participants are welcome to complete a post-assessment survey of their experience.

 

 

WILD Woman Project Circle
Upcoming Dates:
• June 13th 10-1130am Central (Virtual)

I am so very excited that our circles will resume partnership with The Resiliency Institute, via an online platform. For details and to register, see The Resiliency Institute. Early registration is recommended and size is limited. Synchronous and asynchronous options are available.

Additional information on circles can be found here: http://ignitewell-being.com/additional-information-on-wild-offerings/

 

 

Death Café
Upcoming dates:
• June 10th, 6-730pm Central (Hybrid, Virtual+In-person)
• June 24th, 130-230pm Central (Hybrid, Virtual+In-person)

For more information, see Death Café, Naperville – Ignite Well-Being (ignitewell-being.com) Pre-registration is required by emailing me: ignitewellbeing.naperville@gmail.com. Our Death Cafes are typically Tuesdays or Wednesdays and alternate between evening and daytime offerings.

 

 

Fireside Fridays
Upcoming dates (every Friday):
• June 11th 130-230pm Central (Virtual)

Find more information here: Fireside (Creativity Gatherings) – Ignite Well-Being (ignitewell-being.com)

To register, email me by 48 hrs in advance of the event at ignitewellbeing.naperville@gmail.com

 

Yoga and Mindfulness for Sensuality

Upcoming dates:

  • June 8th, 530-630am Central (Hybrid, Virtual+In-person)
  • June 10th, 830-930am Central (Hybrid, Virtual+In-person)

This offering is a  weekly class that will explore yoga and mindfulness through the lens of embodiment and sexual well-being.

This is a virtual class via zoom (hybrid options are available for local individuals). Payment is sliding scale, tier 1=$15, 2=$10, 3=$5 (venmo @ignitewellbeing). Teens can attend with parents.

To register or for more information, please email ignitewellbeing.naperville@gmail.com Or see my webpage for information on this and similar events here: http://ignitewell-being.com/sexual-well-being-main/ (website updates are on-going, thank you for your patience)

 

 

S e x Positive Parenting Group
Upcoming dates:
• June 15th 4-5pm Central (Hybrid)

For more information, please see: Sex-Positive Parenting – Ignite Well-Being (ignitewell-being.com) Payment is sliding scale, tier 1=$15, 2=$10, 3=$5 (venmo @ignitewellbeing). To register, please email ignitewellbeing.naperville@gmail.com

 

 

Patreon-Community Connection
Upcoming Dates:
• June 1st 12-1pm Central (Virtual).  This session we will discuss physical, movement-based practices that we can do at home for well-being.

This is a virtual gathering for mid-tier Patreon supporters to offer community connection, support, and discuss various aspects of well-being (physical, mental, spiritual, sexual, social, etc).  Discussions will be determined by the needs of the community.  Free.  To support me on Patreon and have access to exclusive content there, please see https://www.pateron.com/ignitewellbeing

 

 

Shamanic Practice Information Sessions and Gatherings:
Upcoming events & dates:
• Introduction to Journeying, June 16th 530-7pm (Hybrid)
• The Gathering, TBD, anticipated late June (Hybrid)

Past sessions covered introduction to shamanic practice, relationship to plants, and death and dying. This session will focus on the basics of journeying, a 15-30 min journey, self-reflection and sharing and is based off core shamanic practice techniques.

 

$15/household (via venmo or quickpay/zelle; if you need to pay via Paypal, please contact me so that we can discuss additional fees)
Size is limited and pre-registration is required 48 hrs before the event by emailing Allison at ignitewellbeing.naperville@gmail.com. Zoom details will be sent out within 12-24 hrs prior to the event.

 

 

Wild Family Circle
Upcoming Dates:
• TBD, likely July 2021

For 2021, we anticipate offering these family circles starting in July, covid-depending. Please stay tuned. Additional information is here: http://ignitewell-being.com/additional-information-on-feathering-the-nest/

 

 

Naperville Family Nature Meetup
Upcoming dates:
• On hold secondary to rising covid-19 numbers

We will meet at a local park, allow the children to explore and hike and play.
For more details or to register, email me: ignitewellbeing.naperville@gmail.com. This event is free. Additional information: http://ignitewell-being.com/additional-information-on-naperville-family-nature-clubs/

 

 

Free Forest School
Upcoming dates:
• On hold locally and nationally for COVID-19, anticipated return June 2021

Please register on our local Facebook page (Free Forest School of Chicagoland) and complete their waiver form. This event is free. You are welcome to leave the event early if the timing is restrictive for your child’s needs. Additional information: http://ignitewell-being.com/additional-information-on-naperville-family-nature-clubs/