Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Heading OM Yoga located?
Heading OM Yoga is located at 2619 West Heading Avenue in the Woodridge Professional Building. There is plenty of parking, & you can enter the building via the wooden ramp on the left side of the building. Please note: there is NO Heading OM Yoga sign on the street, so please look for the Woodridge sign, next to big white pillars.
Which practice space is my class or individual session in, & where do I enter the building?
Heading OM has two practice spaces. Most group classes are in the ground level space (suite 223) which you can enter via the wooden ramp on left side of the building. Some classes, individual sessions, & special offerings are in the upstairs space (suite 318) which is accessible 9-5 via the front door. If your class or individual session is after-hours, you will receive instructions where to enter from your teacher/therapist/bodyworker. On days when there are two classes with the same start time, you will enter through the ground level space.
Which Yoga class is right for me?
If you are new to Yoga, it might take some time to find the right day, time & teacher.
Consider classes that complement & assist you in attaining your goals.
Here is some info to consider whether your are new or expanding your practice:
New to Yoga : Basics/Beginner/Foundation, Slow Flow, Restorative, Yin, Individual
With Child : Prenatal after 12 weeks, Postnatal, Kids Yoga Classes/Summer Camp
BEyond Beginner, Active/Challenging & Advanced Asana : Athletic Vinyasa, Deep Vibrant, Moon Salutation Vinyasa, Individual
Injuries & Health Concerns : Therapeutic, Restorative, Yin, Individual
Meditation & Breath : Deep Vibrant, Kundalini, Yoga Nidra, Gong Bath, Drumming, Restorative, Kirtan
Spirituality Focus : Kundalini Yoga
Expanding yOUR Practice : Deep Vibrant Yoga, Moon Salutation Vinyasa,
Athletic Flow, Restorative, Yin, Nidra & Gong, Kundalini Yoga, Thai Yoga Restorative, Kirtan, Weekend Workshops, Professional Trainings
Do you offer weekly classes other than Yoga?
We have a certified Feldenkrais Movement teacher. Classes are labeled ABM Movement with Blake. These classes focus on improving movement patters to establish pain free range of motion, & deep body awareness.
Do I need to register in advance?
Weekly classes do not require advance registration, but You can reserve a space in a weekly class by calling/texting 309.231.9642 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Weekly classes fill on a first come basis. Special Offerings are marked with an * & may require special registration. Please follow the instructions on the Special Offerings page.
How do I register for a *Special Offering?
Each Special Offering has it’s own registration details listed with the description on the special offerings page.
What if I register in advance for a weekly class/special offering & need to cancel or don’t show up?
If you register in advance for a class, you must cancel with 24 hours notice or you will be charged full price for the session. No shows will be charged full price. Registrations/Cancellations will be through the same contact person.
Thanks so much for understanding our policy, as our class sizes are limited.
We understand that emergencies come up & life plans change, so thank You for connecting with your registration contact with advance notice.
Do I need to bring anything/what should I wear?
Heading OM has mats, props & other support you might need for practice. If you have your own mat, please bring it to use. You can wear comfortable clothes that allow your teacher to see your shape & provide proper assists.
How many people attend the classes?
Most weekly classes & special offerings have 5-14 people in them.
How much do weekly classes or special offerings cost?
Weekly classes are $12. Class packages & series are available through Heading OM, Lisa Nelson Raabe & Blake McLemore.
What types of payment do you accept?
Currently OM accepts cash/check. Lisa accepts cash/check/online payment via paypal.
Blake accepts cash/check.
How do class packages work?
Heading OM & Lisa Nelson Raabe offer 5/$55 or 10/$100. We keep track of your attendance. There is no punch card. If you are unsure how many classes you have, please ask your host next time you are at OM.
Lisa Nelson Raabe is a Senior Teacher at OM & has separate class packages from Heading OM Yoga (details online at www.lisanelsonraabe.com).
Blake McLemore offers series in blocks of 4-6 classes.
How do gift certificates work?
You can purchase a Heading OM gift certificate to use for classes, individual services & OM Sewn Merchandise. Please contact email@example.com or 309.231.9642.
If you are interested in individual services/classes from Tammy, Lisa or Blake,
please contact them directly.
Tammy : 309.231.9642
Lisa : 309.472.6863
Blake : 773.732.7101
Do class packages & individual sessions expire?
5 classes (3 months)
10 classes (6 months)
How do I learn more about Heading OM teachers?
Come practice with US! You should also visit the instructor page.
Please call Tammy, 309.231.9642 for assistance in choosing a class/instructor.
What kind of complementary therapies do You offer individuals & small groups at OM?
Myofascial Release, Massage Therapy & Thai Massage : Blake McLemore : 773.732.7101
Traditional Thai Bodywork & Individual/Group Yoga : Tammy Mitchell : 309.231.9632
Individual Yoga & Yoga Therapy : Lisa Nelson Raabe : 309.472.6863
If I want to schedule a special event, individual/group private class, or have yoga at my home/office, what do I need to do?
Please contact OM : firstname.lastname@example.org including who, what, when, where, why : along with your vision, goal & intent. Raise yOUR Vibration!
Why do you have snacks & tea after classes?
Because we love to share & are passionate about BEing Conscious in doing so…
the treats also allow for time to ground & connect to teachers/students.
Please be mindful of your food allergies.
We support local, fair trade & organic… Raise yOUR Vibration!