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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Namaste: Yoga with M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 1, 2019 
MEDIA CONTACT: KIRA CALM LEWIS - 301- 446-3327; Kira.CalmLewis@pgparks.com - or -
IYANA MOORE - 301-446-3313; Iyana.Moore@pgparks.com
 

Namaste: Yoga with M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation 

Riverdale, MD – Experience peace and serenity with yoga programs provided by the Department of Parks and Recreation. Yoga is an excellent form of exercise, regardless of your age or practice level. It combines body movements, breathing, and mental relaxation to build strength, relieve stress, and to maintain health and well-being. Learn basic moves to strengthen your body, increase flexibility, and free your mind.

WHAT: Pen & Pose: A Workshop in Yoga and Writing
WHEN: Sunday, May 5, 2019, 11AM - 12:30PM
WHERE: Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd Laurel, MD 20708
COST: FREE

In this hour-and-a-half workshop, we will use breath work, poses, mindfulness techniques, and writing exercises to connect with our bodies, mind, and spirit. Bring a yoga mat, pen, and your favorite notebook. Wear comfortable clothing.

WHAT: The Art of Yoga
WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 11AM - 12:30PM
WHERE: Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd Laurel, MD 20708
COST: FREE

Enjoy a yoga class in the beautiful galleries of Montpelier Arts Center. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Following the class, explore the art exhibitions in the galleries and discover the gorgeous grounds of Montpelier.


WHAT: Yoga and Jazz
WHEN: Friday, May 24, 2019, 7PM – 8:30PM
WHERE: Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd Laurel, MD 20708
COST: FREE

Breathe in! Breathe out! Relax and find your center at a yoga class with live jazz music. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Arrive early; space is limited.


WHAT: Yoga in the Parks
WHEN: Memorial Day through Labor Day; classes are scheduled for one hour
WHERE: M-NCPPC park sites throughout Prince George’s County
COST: FREE; ages 13 and up; participants must sign a waiver

Yoga in the Parks is a FREE yoga program with classes that take place in the beautiful outdoors! Come join us and become one with nature. Enjoy the peace and serenity of a yoga class in one of many of our scenic park settings. Try yoga by Lake Artemesia or near the quiet Henson Creek Trail at Tucker Road! Either way, you are in for a relaxing experience. View specific dates, times and locations on PG Parks calendar of events, here. For more information, call 301-446-6800, TTY 301-699-2544, or email wellness@pgparks.com.

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