This year’s August Ascent is free! In previous years we asked for a donation and proceeds went to support charities. This year, we’re collecting school supplies during a segment of the event (August 12-24, 2018).

You must register by Friday, August 10 to earn points and be eligible for giveaways and discounts as part of the August Ascent. Your registration ensures we track your participation (your points!) throughout the event. You begin earning points the moment you register.


  • Email usto let us know you’re joining in.
  • Or, respond “Going” to the August Ascent event on Facebook.

Participate in various activities throughout the month of August to earn points (see “How to Earn Points” chart below). Prizes are awarded based off of points earned and offered randomly throughout the event. This year, at the end of the event, we’re also offering special tiered discounts on class packages based on points earned throughout the month of August (see “Prizes” section below).

There are multiple ways to earn points throughout the challenge. You can earn points by attending classes, bringing a friend to Udana, interacting with us on our social channels, and more. See the August Ascent guide for full details. We’ll provide regular updates online so you’ll know how many points you’ve earned.

You begin earning points the moment you register; participation in any of the below activities before you’ve registered will not be included in your points total.

Prizes are awarded based on participation (points earned) and also awarded randomly throughout the event. To qualify for a prize, you must be a registered participant by Friday, August 10, 2018.

This year’s prizes, include:

  • One month unlimited yoga ($80 value)
  • 5-pack of yoga classes ($55 value)
  • Manduka yoga mat ($48 value)
  • Udana apparel ($20-30 value)
  • Free class at Udana ($14 value)
  • NEW! EVERYONE WINS A LITTLE THIS YEAR! This year we are offering special class package savings based on points earned throughout the August Ascent event (August 1-28, 2018).

Depending on your level of participation, you’ll automatically earn a special discount on our class packages at the end of the eligibility dates (August 1-28, 2018). To redeem, you’ll have to purchase your class package online during the promotional period using a special promo code.*


  • When you earn 50-200 points - Eligible for a 10% discount on class packages
  • When you earn 201-400 points -  Eligible for a 20% discount on class packages
  • When you earn 400+ points - Eligible for a 30% discount on class packages

*At the conclusion of the August Ascent event, final points will be tallied and participants will receive a special promo code via email to use for online purchase of a class package. The code will have an expiration date, no exceptions. Please note that all class packages have expiration dates as outlined in the chart below. Class packages are non-refundable, but are transferable. Click here for full details on Udana’s Cancellation and Refund Policy. For an outline of the savings at each discount level, click here and scroll to page 4. 

Between August 12 - August 24, 2018 we’ll be collecting school supplies.

Items needed:

  • No. 2 pencils
  • Backpacks
  • Glue sticks
  • Colored pencils
  • Crayons
  • Pens (red, blue, black)
  • Highlighters
  • 12” rulers
  • Pocket folders
  • Spiral notebooks (70 pages)
  • Supply box or pencil pouch

Items can be dropped off at the studio before the start of any of our regularly scheduled classes. If you’re planning to drop off items, but not staying for class, please email us to let us know you’ll be stopping by.

We look forward to this year’s August Ascent and sure do hope you’ll join us in building community and committing to your self-care!

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WINTER WEATHER POLICY -  If class cancellations for any reason, we will make an announcement on our Facebook page and will contact all participants who pre-registered for classes. We encourage pre-registration for classes, so you can ensure you receive notice of any changes to class schedule.

Since 2012 Udana has hosted the August Ascent, an interactive event intended to help you commit to your wellness and encourage sharing in community throughout the month of August.

The 2018 event is free, but you must register by August 10, 2018 to participate and be eligible for earning points and prizes throughout the event. For all the details, click the button below to access an easy-to-read PDF document or read on below. To register, email us or RSVP to the event on Facebook.