Yoga Classes

 

Yoga with Lindsey

Tuesday & Thursday | 8:30 a.m.

*Dates and times subject to change*

Members $5|Non-members $7

Join instructor Lindsey Barclift at the Gardens for out adult yoga class. Twenty-five years of classical ballet training, plus many years of cardio, weight and group training has allowed Lindsey to understand one's limitations as well as specific training designed to maximize results while avoiding injuries. She understands the importance of knowing one's limits and backing away to avoid pain and injury. Trained through Yogafit, Lindsey's goal is to introduce you to yoga and to assist you in developing a safe daily practice. Breathe, strengthen, stretch and relax.

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Yoga at The Gardens: Ashtanga Series

Instructor: Jason Kirby, Library at The Gardens Archivist

Monday | 8:30 a.m.

*Dates and times subject to change*

Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens Members $5 | Non-members $7

Ashtanga Yoga - Established by Sri Pattabhi Jois of Mysore, India is a traditional yoga practice where a set of poses (asanas) are given in a specific order, with an emphasis on linking the breath (prana) and movement. This style of yoga incorporates a heating breath, and actively moves through a set series of postures to heat the body, and encourage sweating. The opening sequence begins with Sun Salutations (A & B), and then several standing asanas, and end with some basic seated postures from the Ashtanga Primary Series. Each pose in the sequence is a preparation for the next, and is traditionally practiced in sequence. Class ends with the closing sequence and savasana. Modifications are given.

 

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Family Yoga in the Gardens For ages 3 and up

Instructor: Annie Damsky

Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Spring-Fall Series| 9-10 a.m. $15 drop-in (child+1 adult) $5 for an additional family member (per class)

Enjoy this unique opportunity for healthy fun with the family in the gardens of Birmingham Botanical Gardens. This energetic class will incorporate individual and partner yoga poses for strength and balance, plus breathing exercises to help foster calm and focus. Our garden inspired crafts will assist in cooling the mind and body.

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