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Yoga in the Garden

May 11, 2021 - Oct 12, 2021

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Greet the morning sunrise with mindful breath and movement at Garden of the Gods Park! Led by yoga instructor Christopher Dwyer for a calming yoga practice immersed in the beauty of nature. All levels class, no experience necessary. Bring a yoga mat, dress for the weather, wear sunscreen, and bring plenty of water.

Please plan to arrive early to roll out your mat prior to the start of class. Yoga will take place alongside the Chuckwagon Pavilion, located in the Central Gardens near Main Parking Lot (P2).

Allow time to walk in from various parking locations. Closest option is to park at Main Parking Lot (P2) near yoga location (allow 5-10 minute walking time) or park and walk from the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center (allow 20-25 minute walking time). Restrooms available at yoga site. https://gardenofgods.com/images/GoG-Park-Map-Detail-2016.pdf

“Chris Dwyer is passionate about teaching yoga and about the natural wonderland known as Garden of the Gods. A certified somatic psychology educator and Theta Healing practitioner, Chris completed his yoga teacher training at Shoshone Mountain Ashram near Nederland, Colorado (elevation 8200’) over six years ago and has delighted in offering yoga classes at the foot of Tava (aka Pike’s Peak) ever since. Chris also works as a life coach and owns a vacation rental business in Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs.

Chris teaches Hatha Yoga, an accommodating practice typified by mindful breathwork, static poses, an alignment focus, and a manageable pace. The practice is accessible to practitioners at all levels—beginner to advanced—and Chris tailors each class to attendees’ specific needs and abilities. Chris also brings progressive relaxation and sound healing dimensions to his classes to help students reach deeper states of relaxation, integration, awareness, and connection.”

For further questions, please contact programs@gardenofgods.com or call Angie Schirtzinger at 719-219-0114.

*Tickets are sold on a first-come-first-serve basis. No Refunds.

**All participants must wear a mask.

***Program recommended for ages 14 and up.