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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.
About Joyce Shuman
Joyce Shuman teaches yoga for all bodies; to support with mindful breath and movement that benefits individual movement and yoga practice.
Come create your own paper marigolds and learn about the objects incorporated in Día de los Muertos altars by Self Help Graphics & Art. Meets at the Rose Pavilion in the Rose Garden.
Open to all ages, free with admission or Descanso Gardens membership. No reservations required.
About Self Help Graphics
Self Help Graphics & Art Barrio Mobile Art Studio (BMAS) serves the mission to nurture emerging artists and present Latino art to a broad audience, and address the vast demographic that is Los Angeles, while also expanding our audiences and community beyond the East Los Angeles and Boyle Heights communities.
· Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
Take home some high-quality mulch at the Auxiliary Parking Lot on October 22 from 8–10am. Descanso’s horticulture staff will be on hand to answer any mulching questions.
Bring your own containers to tote mulch home (maximum of three containers). Supplies are limited and available first come, first served.
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, click here to register.
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
Exclusively for members
Share your love of Descanso Gardens this holiday season with a unique gift that keeps on giving for an entire year! A membership to Descanso Gardens is not only a thoughtful gift, but it also supports the beautiful grounds.
When you purchase a gift membership this year, you will also get a special gift for yourself – Descanso will extend YOUR current membership for two extra months.
If you purchase a gift membership at the Visitor Center, you will receive a gift card to present to the recipient. For gift memberships purchased by phone or online, a certificate will be sent via email. Either way, two months of membership will be added to the giver’s membership by the end of the year.
To purchase a gift membership, you can:
- Visit the Visitor Center at Descanso Gardens
- Call (818) 949-4200
- Via our website here
Please note that the promotion is limited to three per member.
· Please bring gardening gloves
Celebrate the return of Enchanted Forest of Light with an event to remember! Join us Saturday, November 19 for Descanso’s enchanting fundraising party. All funds raised support the mission of Descanso Gardens: to connect people with nature, and one another.
Tickets are $195 per person and include food and drinks, the Enchanted experience, and additional entertainment. Sponsorships include tickets to the Preview Party, recognition, and special “anytime” tickets — good for any night Enchanted is open in the 2022–2023 season.
Click here to purchase tickets or sponsor the Preview Party.