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Jan
15
Sun
Nature Meditations @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 15 @ 3:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Join us for these 15 minute meditations and learn about Descanso’s new walking labyrinth in the Rose Garden. Meets on Sunday, January 15 and 22 at 3, 3:30, and 4pm.

No registration required, free with admission or Descanso Gardens membership.

Nature Meditations @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 15 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Join us for these 15 minute meditations and learn about Descanso’s new walking labyrinth in the Rose Garden. Meets on Sunday, January 15 and 22 at 3, 3:30, and 4pm.

No registration required, free with admission or Descanso Gardens membership.

Jan
21
Sat
Flex and Flow Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 21 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Registration opens Dec. 15

Open yourself up to new beginnings with a special pop-up Flex and Flow yoga class. Rejuvenate your body and mind after a brisk, 25-minute garden walk, a 60-minute yoga breath and movement practice.

The class will incorporate flowing poses as well as longer holds to relax and lengthen muscles. This format will allow new students a chance to explore poses and more experienced students a chance to take the poses to a deeper level. Classes are designed to be safe, inclusive, well-rounded, and fun!

Meets in the Rose Pavilion. $20 members, $25 non-members. Advance registration required, registration opens Dec. 15.

About Kitty Schaller

Certified by YogaFit Worldwide, Kitty has over a decade of experience teaching yoga for all ages and levels of experience. She taught at Descanso Gardens for many years, as well as the La Canada Y, the Chevy Chase Country Club, and Urban Fitness. Kitty currently teaches most of her yoga classes online. She is a 200 hour Registered Yoga Instructor.

Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn how to conserve water by mulching in the garden and help care for our native plants at this volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided and work will be supervised by Descanso horticulture staff.
 
· All experience levels welcome.
· Ages 16 or older.
· Must be able to lift, bend and stand for long periods of time. Moderate to heavy lifting involved.
· Please bring gardening gloves
· Limited space available, RSVP required.
 
RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Saturday, January 14. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.
Camellia Collection Tours @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a walking tour from 11am–12pm on January 21 to learn about Descanso’s historic camellia collections, plus little-known stories behind many of the camellias currently in bloom.

Included in the price of admission or with membership. Tour meets in the Visitor Center courtyard.

Jan
22
Sun
Sound Baths @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Join us on the Main Lawn for a sound bath, a listening experience that provide meditative and restorative benefits. Meets on Sunday, January 15 and 22 from 9–10:30am.

No registration required, free with admission or Descanso Gardens membership.

Nature Meditations @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Join us for these 15 minute meditations and learn about Descanso’s new walking labyrinth in the Rose Garden. Meets on Sunday, January 15 and 22 at 3, 3:30, and 4pm.

No registration required, free with admission or Descanso Gardens membership.

Nature Meditations @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 22 @ 3:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Join us for these 15 minute meditations and learn about Descanso’s new walking labyrinth in the Rose Garden. Meets on Sunday, January 15 and 22 at 3, 3:30, and 4pm.

No registration required, free with admission or Descanso Gardens membership.

Nature Meditations @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 22 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Join us for these 15 minute meditations and learn about Descanso’s new walking labyrinth in the Rose Garden. Meets on Sunday, January 15 and 22 at 3, 3:30, and 4pm.

No registration required, free with admission or Descanso Gardens membership.

Jan
27
Fri
Little Explorers @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Little Explorers is back! Come explore, play and create with us under the oaks on the Main Lawn. 

Families with young children (age 2–5 years old) will enjoy doing arts and crafts and nature exploration together each month. No registration required, free with admission or membership.