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Arboretum

Yoga Reflect

June 2 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Lakewood Cemetery
Free, registration encouraged
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Join Yoga Sanctuary, a nonprofit studio on the east side of Lake Harriet, for a meditative and reflective guided yoga practice on the lawn by the new Welcome Center at Lakewood. Every Sunday throughout the summer, teachers will lead a holistic, mindful yoga practice.

All people—brand new and experienced yoga practitioners—will enjoy this energy balancing practice promoting strength, flexibility, balance and clarity in this beautiful and inspiring venue. We will use mindful movement and guided breathing techniques to help settle our thoughts, flowing and holding postures to support the physical body, and rest to connect with the soul. Modifications to ease or intensify poses will be sprinkled throughout the class.

We welcome all to join us for this weekly offering, to hold space for ourselves to reflect on the week before, be present in the moment, and provide a relaxing start to the week.

What to Bring:  

  • Yoga mat
  • Water bottle
  • (Optional) Sunscreen
  • (Optional) A sheet to put under your yoga mat 

About Yoga Sanctuary

Yoga Sanctuary is a non-profit, holistic studio committed to the practice of yoga at all levels for EVERY BODY. Our priorities and purpose are grounded in creating an inclusive space for practicing yoga that is safe, fun and compassionate. Whether you are discovering yoga for the first time or exploring new ways for your practice to enrich your life, we hope you’ll get to know us and become part of our welcoming, empowered community.

(Teachers will alternate week to week.)

About the Lakewood Welcome Center Lawn 

Across the street from our new Welcome Center, along the fence running next to 36th Street, is a beautiful open space with a mix of shaded tree canopy and open sunny space, perfect for outdoor reflection. As an arboretum, Lakewood is dedicated to providing new ways for our community to engage with nature and the vast green space of Lakewood. This beautiful open area, surrounded by native plants and pollinator gardens, is the perfect place to enjoy nature in the heart of the city.

Registration

Registration is free and not required. However, we encourage you to register to help us keep track of numbers and alert you to any changes regarding each session.

Restrooms

Restrooms will not be available at Lakewood until the Garden Mausoleum and Community Mausoleum open at 10am. If you utilize the restrooms in these spaces, please me quiet and respectful as families may be visiting loved ones in this space.

Weather Notice

In the event of rain, storms, or extreme heat, this event will be cancelled. We encourage registrations so we can update guests should we need to cancel, however if you are not registered, please check this event page on the day of the event to confirm if anything has changed. 

Lakewood Heritage Foundation

This event is free; however, we invite you to make a donation to the Lakewood Heritage Foundation. Donations to the Lakewood Heritage Foundation support educational programming and the preservation and restoration of Lakewood’s landscape, art, architecture and public spaces—for the benefit of all.

You can donate when you purchase your ticket, or on the Lakewood Heritage Foundation page.

Questions?

Call the Lakewood events line at 612-540-5165 or email to events@lakewoodcemetery.org

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