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Lysander Parks and Recreation - Spring activities

Tai Chi

Lysander Parks and Recreation Department will offer a Tai Chi class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays or 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays (March 6 to April 26) at AM/PM Yoga Source Studio. Tai Chi is a soft and gentle form of exercise primarily practiced for its health benefits, dealing with tension, stress and health recovery. This slow-moving series of movements enhances health and can be practiced by people of all ages and abilities.

Kripalu/Vinyasa Yoga

Lysander Parks and Recreation Department will offer a Kripalu/Vinyasa Yoga class from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays or 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Thursdays (March 7 to April 26) at AM/PM Yoga Source Studio. Intermediate level, previous yoga experience necessary. Vinyasa yoga, also known as Flow Yoga, is a class of continuous movement where one pose flows into another. The breath is synchronized with the movement and sets the length of the holding. The flow is built around a series of poses of the Sun Salutation, which is the foundation for the class. The continuous movement of a vinyasa makes this style more aerobic and more challenging. Participants should have basic knowledge of asanas and alignment. Heightened body awareness, strength and endurance is attained by this practice. This program is taught by a Kripalu certified teacher.

Kripalu/Hatha Yoga

Lysander Parks and Recreation Department will offer a Kripalu/Hatha Yoga class from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Mondays or 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays (March 7 to April 26) at AM/PM Yoga Source Studio. Beginners welcome, no experience necessary. Class is appropriate for most ages, body types, and experience levels. Each class will incorporate centering in the body and breath, warm-up stretches, a variety of yoga postures ending with a guided relaxation. Postures and holding times will be tailored to fitness level of the class. Yoga challenges the body and mind through stretching, relaxing and breathing while holding the postures. You will leave class feeling balanced, relaxed and energized.

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