Join Tai Chi & Yoga 2018 Winter Classes At South Coast Botanic Gardens!
Palos Verdes homes owners can start a healthy new year by joining in one of South Coast Botanic Garden’s winter sessions of Tai Chi offered on Saturday’s only, or Yoga classes offered on Wednesday & Saturday mornings in January and February. Classes will be held at the Koi Pond Patio, giving Palos Verdes residents the opportunity to exercise in a natural setting instead of a studio environment. You will feel the peace and energy of the Gardens around you. The pace of these classes are appropriate for most individuals.
Tai Chi in the Garden, will be taught only on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., on January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2018. Tai Chi consists of graceful Chinese meditative movements that help to maintain physical health, well being and spiritual essence. This ancient Chinese technique emphasizes relaxation, balance coordination and agility, as well as flexibility and mental discipline. The cost of each class is $10/members and $12/non-members and drop-ins are allowed.
Yoga in the Garden began this week on Wednesday, and will take place on Wednesday’s & Saturday’s from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., through January and February ending on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. This yoga series will be focusing on deepening gratitude for life, nature and self through yogic breath movement and meditation. Each class will begin with gentle stretching and progress to deeper stretches and flow yoga. The instructor for the series is Mary Goodell. You will need to bring a mat, and dress in comfortable clothes. In case of rain, you may be moved inside to a dryer location. The cost is $12/members and $15/for non-members and drop-ins are allowed. The class will benefit the body and mind, and includes live music, sound healing and optional aromatherapy. Reservations for these classes are recommended.
If you are interested in attending you can register online, of just drop in. For more information call (310) 544-1948, or log on to southcoastbotanicgarden.org.
To read my prior article on Tai Chi & Yoga in the Garden click here.
The South Coast Botanic Garden is located at 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula.
Photo courtesy of the South Coast Botanic Garden.