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Sep
25
Sun
Papermaking Workshop @ Descanso Gardens
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Registration opens August 15

In this hands-on workshop led by artist Leslie K. Gray, you will learn the exciting and ancient technique of paper-making.

Understand the basics of the making process and use a mix of recycled materials and nature’s tidbits to make beautiful, unique and functional sheets of your own paper.  All materials are provided, including a paper making frame set to take home.  All ages are welcome. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. This is a wet workshop, so please be prepared for splashes!

Meets on Sunday, September 25 at 10am and 2pm. $35 members, $40 nonmembers. Advance registration required, registration opens August 15.

Oct
1
Sat
Ikebana Display in the Japanese Garden @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Examples of ikebana, the art of flower arranging, from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana will be on display in the Japanese Garden.

Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.

Oct
2
Sun
Ikebana Display in the Japanese Garden @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Examples of ikebana, the art of flower arranging, from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana will be on display in the Japanese Garden.

Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.

Oct
8
Sat
Yoga for a Healthy Back @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 8 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Registration opens Thursday, September 15

Join us for a special pop-up yoga class led by Joyce Shuman on Saturday, October 8 from 8:30–10am in the Rose Garden. The class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

If you want to keep your body moving fluidly throughout your life, having a strong, healthy back is a must. Yoga is a gentle yet powerful and effective way to both stretch and strengthen the back and increase its flexibility. This class will give you a taste of yoga for all bodies, focusing on your spinal movement and strength.

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

About Joyce Shuman

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

Oct
29
Sat
Partner Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 29 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Registration opens Thursday, September 15

Join us for a special pop-up yoga class led by Barbara Wood on Saturday, October 29 from 8:30–10am in the Rose Garden. The class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

In practicing yoga with someone, the body of your partner becomes an extension of your own and enhances your understanding of a stretch. You can sign up with or without a partner; we’ll switch partners throughout the workshop. 

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

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