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Apr
23
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 23 @ 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

Earth Day Display @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join our week-long celebration of Earth Day and our majestic oaks. View displays created by Descanso horticulture staff at the lake, Bird Observation Station, and California Garden that celebrate the importance of our oaks and the habitat they create. Attend tours everyday at 11am and don’t miss the plant giveaway Saturday morning (while supplies last).

Included in the price of admission or Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.

 

May
16
Tue
Summer Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
May 16 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Registration opens April 14 at 10am
Click here for the Wednesday class and here for the Friday class

Join us for an eight-week Tuesday yoga class with Barbara Wood in the Rose Pavilion every Tuesday starting May 16–July 4 from 8:30–10am. 

Yoga at Descanso Gardens is based on Hatha Yoga, which includes stretches, strengthening poses, breathing exercises, and mindful movement. The practice adapts to individual needs.Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

This class is open to all levels. Students should bring their own yoga mat and water bottle. Students are invited to bring the following props if they have them: 2 yoga blocks 4”x6”x9”, yoga strap with metal buckle 10’, yoga blanket.

Advance registration required, registration opens April 14 at 10am.


About the instructor:

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

MEMBERS ONLY

May
17
Wed
Summer Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Registration opens April 14 at 10am

Join us for an eight-week Wednesday yoga series with Barbara Wood and Joyce Shuman in the Rose Pavilion May 17–July 5 from 5–6:30pm. 

Yoga at Descanso Gardens is based on Hatha Yoga, which includes stretches, strengthening poses, breathing exercises, and mindful movement. The practice adapts to individual needs. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

This class is open to all levels. Students should bring their own yoga mat and water bottle. Students are invited to bring the following props if they have them: 2 yoga blocks 4”x6”x9”, yoga strap with metal buckle 10’, yoga blanket.

Members only. $136 per participant. Advance registration required, registration opens April 14 at 10am.


About the instructors:
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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
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Joyce Shuman: Joyce Shuman teaches yoga for all bodies; to support you with mindful breath and movement that benefits your individual yoga practice. Joyce is a RYT 500 @ Certified Yoga Therapist through Loyola Marymount University.  www.joyceshumanyoga.com

MEMBERS ONLY