As the New Year approaches, you might be considering a resolution for yourself or your children aimed at improving your health, reducing your stress level, or simply picking up a new hobby.
That’s where the latest edition of our ongoing “At the Library” series comes in – as yoga is great way of tackling all three of these resolutions!
Library Events: Jan-Apr 2018
Yoga for Adults
Introduction to Ashtanga Yoga:
New year, new you! Join Malena Caruso, yoga instructor and owner of Toledo Asana Room, to jump start your New Year’s goals with this three-part yoga series. This class will be an introduction to the Ashtanga Yoga style. Everyone is welcome from beginners to advanced. The class will be conducted in a carpeted room but you are welcome to bring your own yoga mat. Registration is preferred.
Jan. 20 and 27, and Feb. 3 | 9 a.m.| Maumee Branch
Yoga and Meditation:
Anne Boyle of Zen in the District returns by popular demand. Join Anne as she leads the group, beginner to intermediate, in her gentle style, including chair yoga where needed. Then unwind as she guides you through stress relieving visualization and meditation.
Feb. 10 and Mar. 10 | 10 a.m. | Oregon Branch
Yoga for Kids
Adventure in Yoga:
Join us for yoga fun! This program builds strength, and confidence in kids, while teaching them healthy breathing and focus techniques. Class presented by Rachna Maheshwari.
Apr. 30 | 3:30 p.m.| Locke Branch
Join us at the library for yoga, stories, and fun! Listen to stories and songs that incorporate yoga poses and breathing techniques. Please bring a yoga mat or towel. Age 4-8.
Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Mar. 10, Apr. 14 | 10 a.m. | King Road Branch
Yoga for Toddlers:
Introduce your toddlers to yoga! This 3-part yoga class creates a wonderful opportunity to find peace in a busy day. Please bring a yoga mat.
Jan. 11, 18, and 25 | 10:30 a.m. | Sanger Branch
Streaming Yoga Videos on hoopla
Would you rather begin your yoga practice in the warmth and comfort of your own home? We can help with that too!
Gaiam’s Ultimate Yoga Collection brings today’s best yoga instructors together for the first time! Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or just starting to get your feet wet, the Ultimate Yoga Collection combines the best practices and routines from five unique areas: yoga for the morning, yoga for weight loss, yoga for your core, flow yoga and yoga for the evening. Join yoga masters Rodney Yee, Colleen Saidman, Chrissy Carter, Gwen Lawrence, and Kathryn Budig in this Ultimate Yoga Collection, and take your practice to the next level!
A fun-filled adventure that infuses children with an eco-conscious message. Two unique stories, Save the Whale and Condor Trek, engage a child’s imagination through storytelling. Kids learn yoga postures by becoming a part of the story and imitating animals. By connecting with nature and gaining respect for their own health and well-being, children become empowered to create solutions for the health and sustainability of our planet.
Meet Laura Kasperzak and Masumi Goldman, the Two Fit Moms – yoga instructors, wellness advocates and Instagram sensations. They’ve designed four beginner yoga practices you can do daily that will help improve flexibility, reduce stress and boost energy levels.
Join All-Pro NFL running back Eddie George, NBA All-Star Kevin Love, soccer standout Jermaine Jones and Major League Baseball All-Star Giancarlo Stanton along with sports yoga instructor Kent Katich for five dynamic, athletic yoga workouts. These are designed to increase mobility, flexibility, strength and competitive focus.