The Studio

Everyone has their own “why” for practicing yoga. Whatever your goals and intentions, we have options for you.

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Our Mission

Our mission at Firelight Yoga is to cultivate a positive, inclusive, and supportive community that thrives on respecting, uplifting, and genuinely caring about one another and our impact on our planet.

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Our Core Values

FLY owners and staff are working together to fully embody our core values on a daily basis. Individually we can make a big difference and together we can make a strong impact in our community. Please read through our Studio Etiquette to learn how to incorporate these core values into your experience at FLY.

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Be Present

Mindfulness first.
Honor the space.
Mutual respect.

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Be Supportive

Follow the platinum rule.
Recognize your impact.
Respect the experience.

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Be Love

Embody compassion.
Energy is contagious.
Celebrate diversity.

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Be Committed

Forever a student.
Community first.
Show up fully.

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Be Grateful

Yoga is a gift.
Cherish your time.
Honor one another.

Convenient PDX Location

Convenient PDX Location

Firelight Yoga is conveniently located in North Portland just west of I-5, (on the corner of N. Killingsworth St. and N. Interstate Ave.) The MAX train and the bus both stop right outside our front door! Parking is all free, street parking in the neighborhood. If you are driving, please allow yourself plenty of time to navigate traffic and find your parking spot so that you can arrive to class on time. Bike racks are available in front of, and at the rear of, our building.

The Portland Metro area rests on traditional village sites of the Multnomah, Wasco, Cowlitz, Kathlamet, Clackamas, Bands of Chinook, Tualatin, Kalapuya, Molalla, and many other tribes who made their homes along the Columbia River creating communities and summer encampments to harvest and use the plentiful natural resources of the area” (Portland Indian Leaders Roundtable, 2018). We want to acknowledge the land upon which our studio occupies and thank the original caretakers of this land.

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Firelight Yoga Virtual Tour

Take a Virtual Tour

Welcome to Firelight Yoga! Our goal is to make sure you feel comfortable, welcomed and at ease when you walk through our door. We have men’s and women’s locker rooms with two showers in each and a gender-neutral bathroom/changing room available for your use. We supply toiletries, personal hygiene products, hair ties, and complimentary face towels for your comfort; and we have yoga mats, mat towels, and shower towels available for rent for your convenience.

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Holly & Jessica - Founder of FLY

Meet the Founders of FLY

Firelight Yoga was founded by best friends, Holly Bussmus and Jessica Bartley, and first opened in January of 2015. We are grateful for the opportunity to own and operate our independent, small-business while providing our community with a beautiful and safe space to practice yoga and fitness classes together. We look forward to welcoming you into our FLY family and to be able to practice alongside you. We could not do this without you all and without the support from our amazing team of employees!

Our Classes

We offer classes in a variety of styles and intensities led by teachers from different training backgrounds, with each instructor contributing to a collective energy that makes Firelight Yoga unique.

Workplace Wellness

We work directly with you to understand your company’s specific goals and curate an individualized program tailored to the needs of you and your team members.

What People are Saying

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Firelight yoga studio is amazing.

I love all the variety of classes this studio has to offer. The teachers are all really talented. Really welcoming, kind yoga studio – such personable staff! And with the amazing quality of teachers/classes, the prices are super reasonable/accessible. I’m so happy and appreciative to have found this studio!

Celia H 08/18/2022
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Just what I need

After searching for gentle classes at times that fit my schedule, I landed here, and I’m so happy I did! I’ve tried a handful of classes with different instructors and enjoyed them all. When I’m at FLY, I finally feel safe enough to physically and mentally engage in the true healing of yoga. I appreciate the careful attention they give to their members: locking the outside door during classes, holding a variety of classes offered at different times throughout the week, offering cold eucalyptus towels, writing welcome cards, holding workout challenges, giving discounts for teachers, and allowing easy online class reservations. Shoutout to Amy Liss for helping me to truly fall in love with yoga. Thank you, all for providing such an amazing space.

Alex P 08/13/2023
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This studio has a community feel to it. The instructors are very skilled and they are just great people who are always willing to help you with your practice.
Sally Y. 03/28/2020
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