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Jul
15
Fri
{SOLD OUT} Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 15 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

This yoga class is sold out


Join us for an eight-week yoga class with Joyce Shuman in the Rose Pavilion every Friday from July 15–September 2 from 8:30–10am. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Members only, $116 per participant.

MEMBERS ONLY

Jul
21
Thu
{SOLD OUT} Quick Location Sketching @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

This class is sold out


Join artist Virginia Hein for a sketch walk through the gardens on Thursday, July 21. This class is designed as an introduction to quick location sketching and each participant is given a small panorama sketchbook and waterproof pen (included in class price). Bring a spirit of curiosity, play and experimentation.

$35 for members/$40 for non-members.

Image: © Virginia Hein

Jul
24
Sun
Summer Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am

Come join this guided monthly walk for birders of all levels. Bring binoculars!

Free with membership, no registration required.

Members only

Aug
6
Sat
{SOLD OUT} Sketching with Color @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This class is sold out


Join artist Virginia Hein for a four week series that focuses on exploring color to sketch the landscapes of Descanso. Bring a spirit of play and experimentation while learning to work confidently with color.

$90 members, $120 nonmembers. Class meets in the Rose Pavilion on August 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 9am to noon. Advance registration required.

Image: © Virginia Hein

Aug
28
Sun
Summer Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 28 @ 8:00 am

Come join this guided monthly walk for birders of all levels. Bring binoculars!

Free with membership, no registration required.

Members only

Sep
3
Sat
{SOLD OUT} Yoga for Balance @ Descanso Gardens
Sep 3 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
This yoga class is sold out

Join us for a special pop-up yoga class led by Joyce Shuman on Saturday, September 3 from 8:30–10am in the Rose Garden. Rejuvenate your body and mind after a 25-minute garden walk and 60-minute yoga practice. Increase your awareness of your static and dynamic balance through yoga: movement, breath and mindfulness. Find your individual strengths and feel empowered to improve your balance.

Meets in the Rose Pavilion. $20 members, $25 non-members.

About Joyce Shuman

Joyce Shuman teaches yoga for all bodies; to support with mindful breath and movement that benefits individual movement and yoga practice.

Sep
6
Tue
{SOLD OUT} Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Sep 6 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
This yoga class is sold out

Join us for a four-week Tuesday yoga class with Barbara Wood in the Rose Pavilion on September 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 8:30–10am. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Members only. $58 per participant.

MEMBERS ONLY

Sep
9
Fri
{SOLD OUT} Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Sep 9 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
This yoga class is sold out

Join us for a four-week Friday yoga class with Joyce Shuman in the Rose Pavilion on September 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 8:30–10am. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Members only. $58 per participant.

MEMBERS ONLY

Sep
10
Sat
{SOLD OUT} Yoga for Bone Strength @ Descanso Gardens
Sep 10 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
This class is sold out

Join us for a special pop-up yoga class led by Barbara Wood on Saturday, September 10 from 8:30–10am in the Rose Garden. Rejuvenate your body and mind after a 25-minute garden walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Yoga can slow down the natural decline of bone mass while simultaneously improving strength and balance. A daily yoga practice can improve your bone density as you learn proper alignment and what is safe to do.

Meets in the Rose Pavilion. $20 members, $25 non-members. Advance registration required.

About Barbara Wood

Certified as a Hatha Yoga instructor, Barbara‘s yoga style incorporates her background as a modern dancer, specifically Alignment Release Technique, and F.M. Alexander Technique. She trained under Dr. Loren Fishman, NY, and is certified as a Yoga for Osteoporosis and Yoga for Back Pain therapist. Her goal is that everyone should leave the class stronger and uplifted regardless of skill level. www.barbarawoodyoga.com

Sep
25
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Sep 25 @ 8:00 am

Come join our monthly walk for birders of all levels. Bring binoculars!

Keep your bird count tallied on the updated and now downloadable Descanso Bird Checklist.

MEMBERS ONLY