Gentle Yoga with Bara at the Cleveland Park Library on Fridays at 11:00 am
Friday, January 7, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 29, 2023
Class will resume in person on January 6, 2023.
This gentle yoga class is designed for older adults who prefer a slower-paced practice. Students will experience a gradual progression of yoga poses to strengthen and stretch the body and breathing practices to calm the mind. The teacher will tailor the poses to accommodate the needs of different bodies, such as tight hips and hamstrings or cranky knees. All levels are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat and yoga block if you have one.. A towel is recommended as padding for knees. This class is intended for DC Residents age 60 plus.
Bara Vaida is a RYT-500 certified yoga teacher, who focuses on functional movement, strength and the healing aspects of yoga. She found yoga 25 years ago as part of a fitness routine and fell in love the way the practice heals the mind and body. Her mission is to empower students to find their own path to health and well-being. Outside of yoga, she is a DC resident and freelance journalist, focusing on health care policy and enjoys spending time with her family and dogs.
Once you have registered for one class, you will be enrolled in that class each week. You do need to register for other classes other days.
Participate in the exercise programs at your own risk and remember to consult with your doctor before starting a new fitness program.
Masks are encouraged.
Please try to attend classes if you sign up for them. If more folks sign up than space will allow, we will start issuing “tickets” to participants on a first-come first-serve basis to those who have registered through our system.
lease be aware of proximity to others and do not join our in-person events if you are ill.
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In consideration of my voluntary participation in this Fitness/Wellness Class (“The Program”), I hereby agree to release, hold harmless, and indemnify Iona Senior Services, and its employees, agents, and representatives (collectively “Iona”) from any and all actions, claims, and demands, for myself, my heirs, and/or my personal representatives, now and forever, as a result of injury, damage, or loss of property arising out of my participation in the Program. This release shall include any claims, demands, injuries, damages, or actions arising out of or connected with my use of Iona’s services and facilities, both on and off Iona’s premises, and from all acts of ordinary negligence on the part of Iona.
I recognize that the Program may include travel by public or private transit, private touring companies, walking, and other moderate physical activity. By agreeing to participate in the Program, I assert that I have willingly and knowingly accepted the risks inherent in such travel and activities, including bodily injury and property damage. I also assert that I have no physical condition, ailment, or limitation that would prevent me from participating in the Program in a safe manner. Finally, I assert that I have accident/health insurance coverage that will apply in the event of injury as a result of my participation in the Program.
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