Registration opens Thursday, June 15 at 10am
Join us for an eight-week yoga class with Joyce Shuman in the Rose Pavilion every Friday from July 14–September 1 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.
Members only. $136 per participant, advance registration required, registration opens Thursday, June 15 at 10am.
About the instructor:
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
Come see what happens in the garden during extended hours. Take a tour, dance to music amongst the flowers, learn about nature, enjoy food and drink. Grab some friends and enjoy the gardens in a new way.
Included in the price of admission or Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required. Please note that chairs, blankets, outside food, and picnics are not permitted.
Cultivate: Wildlife Corridors
Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy
- Guided Tours of Living in a Wildlife Corridor
- Location: Boddy House
Cougar Conservancy: Living with Wildlife
- Presentation on the Main Lawn
- Time: 5:30–6:30pm
- Location: Main Lawn
Leslie Gray Art Walk and Talk
- Take a walk with artist Leslie Gray to learn more about her “Wild Sighting” installation in the garden
- Have a drink in the Rose Garden bar and enjoy a mix of classic and contemporary songs by our popular guest DJs
- Time: 4:30–7pm
- Location: Rose Garden
Activity: Make-your-own Animal Track
- Create a paw-some animal track with air dry clay
- Time: 4:30–7pm
Image: Mother of Lions © Robert Martinez, courtesy of Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy
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.
No reservations required.
Registration opens July 14 at 10am
Join artist Virginia Hein for a sketch walk through the gardens on Thursday, August 3 from 5–6:30pm. 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.
$40 for members/$45 for non-members, materials are included. Advance registration required. registration opens July 14 at 10am.
Image: © Virginia Hein
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