Yoga in the Cemetery Goes Virtual

Yoga in the Cemetery Goes Virtual

Part of the Artistry Above Ground Virtual Market on Sunday, May 30, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Find inner tranquility and balance during a one-hour yoga virtual session led by experienced yoga instructor, Emily Tara Sabalbaro. Emily teaches an all-levels, slow-flow class that enhances alignment, strength, and balance. Students are encouraged to use this practice to form a deeper connection with their minds and bodies throughout the meditative practice. Emily has been practicing yoga since 2004 and teaching since 2011 at sites throughout the city. To see her full teaching schedule, visit www.inspirenjoy.com. All levels of experience are welcome.

Yoga will take place on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 12:00 pm, virtually through a Zoom meeting. A What to Expect email will be sent to all ticket holders before class starts with information on how to log in.

This class is for ages 12+. Ticket pricing is $10/General Admission, $8/Seniors (65 & Up), $8/Students with ID, & $5/Members.

Throughout the last weekend of May, we are offering a diversity of programming as part of the Artistry Above Ground Virtual Market from May 29 to May 31. To learn more about the market and other programming offered, please visit here.

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