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In this class taught by Beth Lawrence, we will practice a set of poses, both seated and standing using the chair as a prop, that will promote strength, flexibility, and balance physically while encouraging relaxation and meditation mentally. Mats are not necessary.

Beth has been practicing yoga for 20 years and teaching in the DC area for 15. Her classes draw from traditional yoga practices, primarily Sivananda Yoga and Integral Yoga. She has earned her 500 RYT certification from the Yoga Alliance and has recently completed a program in Yoga Therapy. Beth teaches a gentle, traditional yoga practice which promotes mental and physical health and well being. Her class draws from Sivananda and Integral Yoga practices; beginning with a full body warm up, moving into a prescribed series of poses designed to keep the body strong and flexible while encouraging mental calmness and clarity, and ending with a deep final relaxation. 

This class will be held in Conference Room 401-A for most of the classes. Occasionall the class may be held in 401-E. Registration is required prior to the start of the class.

Participate in the exercise programs  at your own risk and remember to consult with your doctor before starting a new fitness program.

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.

Please be aware of proximity to others and do not join our in-person events if you are ill.

By registering for any in-person and on-line activities you waive any liability as follows–

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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