Trail Yoga 5/28/2022

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Saturday May 28

9:30 AM  –  11:00 AM

Preregistration required. Our Trail Yoga program is geared for adults and children ages 13 and up with an adult. 
 
Connect to nature in a deeper way through the mindful movement and meditative practices found in yoga. During this on-the-trail experience, participants might draw upon the stability of trees for balancing postures or extend into a turtle pose by the pond. Become part of nature by meditating in a creek, hugging trees, and breaching in the life force around you. All levels are welcome. 

What to expect: No prior yoga experience is necessary to enjoy this class. The instructor's goal is to make yoga accessible for everyone using props and variations, as needed. Trails and distances will vary between classes, and we may encounter steps. Intensity is easy to moderate.

Minimum age for children attending with an adult: Children of any age are more than welcome with the understanding that it is an ADULT yoga class, so children under 13 years of age may not be able to do everything or stay interested in the class. Adults will have to decide how much management of their children they are interested in doing. 

How to dress: Participants should dress in layered, loose, comfortable athletic clothing. Jeans are NOT recommended. Hiking shoes or gym shoes are recommended.

What to bring: Guests should bring water if the day is hot, and a hiking stick if you have one for fun poses (we will also have plenty of sticks in the forest to use for this purpose as well). A yoga mat is NOT needed. 

Registered program participants for Trail Yoga should meet at the Groesbeck parking lot map kiosk (near the Groesbeck Greenhouse) at our Rowe Woods location.

About the guide:  

Diane Utaski uses her years of experience as a certified Kripalu Yoga instructor to guide others through a gentle yoga experience that brings in elements of nature. As the founder of the first Cincinnati yoga studio, Cincinnati Yoga School and Bookstore, Diane has led many yoga classes and developed her style that focuses on the power of breathwork and mindful movement to help soothe stress. 

Member adult $9; nonmembers $19 (includes daily admission). 

Wondering about the differences between Cincinnati Nature Center's Trail Yoga and Movement in Nature: Four Elements Yoga? Please use the grid below to see the differences in intensity, focus, and location.

Yoga Programs at Cincinnati Nature Center

Trail Yoga at Rowe Woods

Movement in Nature: Four Elements Yoga at Long Branch Farm & Trails

Intensity

Easy to moderate.

Moderate but classes will vary in difficulty depending upon the focus of each class.

Focus

Balancing postures. Mindful movement and meditative practices.

Strengthening postures. Energetic and movement oriented.

Location

Rowe Woods -- meets at the Groesbeck parking lot map kiosk

Long Branch Farm & Trails – meets at the Creekside Barn

By registering below for Trail Yoga at Rowe Woods, you agree to the following:

Pet Policy for Programs/Events: For the comfort and safety of all guests, no pets are allowed at programs or events. Service animals specifically trained to aid a person with a disability are welcome. Therapy animals, whose function is to provide comfort or emotional support, do not qualify as service animals. For more information about pets on our grounds, please see our pet policies on our website.

Cancellation Policy: Please note that cancellations must be made at least two weeks in advance of the event. No refunds or transfers of fees will occur if the request is made less than two weeks prior to the event. All programs continue, rain or shine. In the event that Cincinnati Nature Center cancels a program, full refunds will be issued.

Covid-19 Policies: Cincinnati Nature Center will run advertised programs using consideration of recommendations made by the CDC and local health agencies. Current Covid-19 protocols can be found online on our website. Cincinnati Nature Center may update the status or format of programs and events based on Covid-19 conditions at the time of the program.

Important Information For All Program Registrants: Please retain your order number or print off/save an electronic copy of the email acknowledgement as a receipt. You will need your order number from your transaction to gain entry at the gate/to attend your program. 

 

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