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Jan
13
Fri
New Year Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 13 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Registration opens Dec. 15

Join us for an eight-week Friday yoga class with Joyce Shuman in the Rose Pavilion on Fridays from January 13–March 3, 8:30–10am. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Members only. $136 per participant. Advance registration required, registration opens Dec. 15.

MEMBERS ONLY

Jan
14
Sat
Flex and Flow Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 14 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Registration opens Dec. 15

Class also meets on Jan. 21 at 8:30am


Open yourself up to new beginnings with a pop-up Saturday 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.

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.
Jan
22
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 22 @ 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

Jan
28
Sat
Seed Collecting Basics @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Registration opens on Dec. 15

Class also meets on Jan. 28 at 2pm


Come learn about seed collection and treatments from our own plant propagation horticulturist, Frank Obregon. This class will prepare you to collect seeds and plant your own beautiful spring garden.

$25 members; $30 non-members. Includes materials. Advance registration required, registration will open on Dec. 15.

Please note that this program is non-refundable.

Seed Collecting Basics @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Registration opens on Dec. 15

Come learn about seed collection and treatments from our own plant propagation horticulturist, Frank Obregon. This class will prepare you to collect seeds and plant your own beautiful spring garden.

$25 members; $30 non-members. Includes materials. Advance registration required, registration will open on Dec. 15.

Please note that this program is non-refundable.