*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, 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/
Savor Book Club
- Oct 25th 6pm Central (Virtual). Book: Enjoy Sex by Meg J Barker
The book club events are free (love donations are welcome, venmo @ignitewellbeing), open to all genders, and is a part of my professional offerings as a sexuality educator and counselor. Books are neutral mediums that can make discussion about sensitive topics easier, such as sexuality. Our book clubs complement other monthly topics, so please check out other workshops, including lunch and learns.
The size is limited to 10 participants. To register, please email me AT LEAST 48 hrs prior to the event at email@example.com
For more information on the book club, see the book club tab in the main menu.
- Oct 7th 8pm Central (Virtual), Dick Johnson is Dead
Join us to examine death and dying through popular media using a virtual teleparty. This is an opportunity to engage in media literacy and death education with Allison, a death cafe facilitator and shamanic practitioner. October’s teleparty will examine Netflix’s Dick Johnson is Dead. To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org AT LEAST 48 hrs prior to the event.
Lunch and Learn
• That’s Kinky, Sept 22nd 1230pm Central (Virtual).
• Role Play and Furries – Basics (plus how-to), Oct 20th 1230-130 (Virtual).
• Spooky Sex, Oct 27th 6-730* (Virtual).
Lunch and Learn events are short learning opportunities, centering holistic ways of looking at well-being. Many sessions are free for community support, some are paid, all are professional offerings. In past sessions, we discussed: how art can help create resilience, green exercise, and sizeism.
- Sept 25th, 1pm Central (Hybrid, Virtual+In-person), Women + Nonbinary folk
- Oct 6th, 730pm Central (Virtual), Women + Nonbinary folk
- Oct 31st, 1pm Central (Virtual), Women + Nonbinary folk
For more information, see http://ignitewell-being.com/pleasure-cafe/ Please email me to register at email@example.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/free 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
• Oct 3rd 10-1130am Central (In-person)
For details and to register, see The Resiliency Institute. Early registration is recommended and size is limited. Asynchronous online options are available.
Additional information on circles can be found here: http://ignitewell-being.com/additional-information-on-wild-offerings/
- Oct 11th, 6pm Central (Virtual)
For more information, see Death Café, Naperville – Ignite Well-Being (ignitewell-being.com) Pre-registration is required by emailing me: firstname.lastname@example.org. Our Death Cafes are typically Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays and alternate between evening and daytime offerings.
Upcoming dates (every Friday; with our creative circle sharing around the full moon):
- Sept 24th, Oct 1st, 29th 1pm Central (Virtual)
- Creative Circle: Sept 17th 1pm 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 email@example.com
Yoga and Mindfulness for Sensuality
- Sept 21st, 28th, Oct 12th, 19th 830am, **new time** Oct 26th 12pm Central (Virtual)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
• Oct 3rd 6-7pm Central (Virtual)
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 email@example.com
• Oct 1st 12-1pm Central (Virtual).
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:
•TBD, likely September 2021
Past shamanic practice sessions covered introduction to shamanic practice, relationship to plants, and death and dying.
The Gathering is a quarterly offering for shamanic practitioners of various training, traditions, and levels of experience to gather, connect, and learn from one another. This is not a mentorship or training. Free, virtual over zoom.
Wild Family Circle
• TBD, contact me if you are interested in attending
Naperville Family Nature Meetup
• 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. This event is free. Additional information: http://ignitewell-being.com/additional-information-on-naperville-family-nature-clubs/