Description: Thursdays, May 9, 16, 23, and 30, 9:30–11 a.m.
Begin your day with an outdoor yoga practice with Julie Phillips-Turner surrounded by the natural beauty of Adkins Arboretum. Build your strength and focus in this all-levels Hatha Yoga class that will focus on breath and meditation techniques, as well as proper alignment to maximize your body's potential. Suitable variations and options for poses will be offered so that each person feels steady and comfortable. Students are encouraged to listen to and honor the messages of the body, mind, breath, and spirit to determine which variation is most appropriate for them in that moment. Mats and yoga props will be available.
Julie is the founder of Chesapeake Yoga & Wellness and is a strong believer in the power of yoga to heal the body and the mind. As a Usui Master Reiki practitioner, she enjoys incorporating energetic awareness in her practice through breath, movement, and meditation. A student of yoga since 1990, Julie learned while in college the power of meditation that helps achieve more focus in daily activities. Twenty years later, she completed her teacher training at Golden Heart Yoga in Annapolis. She is a registered Yoga Alliance instructor, RYT 200, and practices many styles of yoga, including Para Yoga with Rod Stryker and Anusara with teachers in Maryland and Sarasota, FL. Registration required. Limit: 10
Fee: $15 per class or $50 for the series for members, $18 per class or $60 for the series for the general public