Still Time to Register for Summer Sessions of Yoga with the Crystal Lake Park District

Wed May 16, 2018

The Crystal Lake Park District has Yoga classes beginning soon. Our certified instructors will guide you in proper form and technique as you challenge your body during our classes.  Each class is formatted to include a warm-up, the core of the class as well as cool down and stretching. Some classes are choreographed but easy to learn for the beginner. Instructors modify and work with all levels of fitness ability.

WB=West Beach

MB=Main Beach

 

Kids Yoga

Yoga is a great way for a child to improve impulsiveness, help control emotions and ease stress.  In a relaxed, fun and playful setting overlooking Crystal Lake’s Main Beach, students will learn tools to deal with stress and aid in concentration.  Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to class.

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 W   Jun 13 - Aug 8  10:30-11:30 am  $72/$77 (8 weeks)          WB       Donna Albano

*no class Jul. 4.

 

Family Yoga

Enjoy a serene class overlooking Crystal Lake with your family as the sun sets over the horizon. Through yoga poses, students will develop greater flexibility, strength, body awareness and balance. This practice blends yoga styles and will include meditation, breathing practice and relaxation techniques. A great way to get your family’s body ready for a restful sleep while working out. Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to class.

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 F  Jun 15   6-7 pm   $10/$12   MB          Donna Albano

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F   Jul 13  6-7 pm $10/$12    MB          Donna Albano

 

Yoga

Enjoy a serene class overlooking beautiful Crystal Lake!  Through yoga poses, students will develop greater flexibility, strength, body awareness and balance.  This practice blends yoga styles and will include meditation, breathing practice and relaxation techniques!  Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to class.

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 M  Jun 11 - Aug 27 9-10 am $63/$68 (7 weeks)  WB Lisa Gniady

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W  Jun 6 - Aug 29 9:15-10:15 am $108/$113 (12 weeks) WB  Donna Albano

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Th Jun 7 - Aug 30 6:15-7:15 pm  $108/$113 (12 weeks)   WB   Donna Albano

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 Th Jun 7 - Aug 30 7:30-8:30 pm  $117/122 (13 weeks)     WB   Donna Albano

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  F  Jun 8- Sep 7 9-10 am              $63/$68 (7 weeks)        WB       Lisa Gniady

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  M   Jun 11 - Aug 27  5-6 pm     $63/$68 (7 weeks)       WB       Lisa Gniady

*no class Jun. 22, 25, 29, Jul. 2, 4, 6, 30, Aug. 3, 6, 9, 10, 24, 31.

 

Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra Meditation is simple easy and convenient.  It is a powerful ancient form of guided meditation that transforms by inducing relation and healing of the body, mind and spirit.  Please bring a yoga mat and water bottle to class.  Registration deadline is 3 days prior to the start of class.

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 F  Jul 20  6:30-7:30 pm $10/$11 WB        Donna Albano

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 F Aug 10 6:30-7:30 pm $10/$11 WB        Donna Albano

 

Meditation

Meditation is like a shower for your mind.  Take time to still your thoughts and relax as you study various meditation techniques.  Through breath, smell, sound and movement you decide which style of meditation resonates with you.  Bring blanket or cushion, yoga mat, water bottle and towel to class.

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M Jun 11 - Aug 276-6:30 pm $32/$37 (7 weeks)  WB Lisa Gniady

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Th   Jun 7 - Sep 6   9:45-10:15 am   $36/$41(8 weeks) WB Lisa Gniady

*no class Jun. 25, 28, Jul. 2, 5, 30, Aug. 2, 6, 9, 16, 23.

 

Kundalini Yoga

Take your yoga to the next level.  This class will take you on a journey to find joy and peace within yourself.  Use breath, mantra and movement to bring yourself to a state of balance.  Practicing in a group amplifies the experience.  Each class will include meditation and occasional Gong Relaxation.  Bring a cushion to sit on and a yoga mat.

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M  Jun 11 - Aug 27 6:30-7:30 pm     $63/$68 (7 weeks)          WB       Lisa Gniady

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 Th  Jun 7 - Sep 6 8:30-9:30 am     $72/$77 (8 weeks)          WB       Lisa Gniady

*no class Jun. 25, 28, Jul. 2, 5, 30, Aug. 2, 6, 9, 16, 23.

 

Monday Morning Chanting

Chanting is a practice that can bring you to a state of internal peace when you use your voice in unison with others to raise your vibration and everyone in the room.  It can work to move stuck energy and bring you joy and happiness.  Come open to you, chant and leave smiling.

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 M Jun 11 - Aug 2710:15-10:45 am  $32/$37 (7 weeks)  WB   Lisa Gniady

*no class Jun. 25, Jul.2, 30, Aug. 6.

 

Pilates on the Mat

Pilates aims to improve flexibility and stability by strengthening the muscles of the body, especially the muscles of the core.  Through proper execution, you will improve overall function of the body and will include physical therapy techniques.  Unique and effective methods will be used to get maximum results whatever your fitness goals may be.  All movements can be modified for any body type and fitness level.  Registration deadline is 3 days prior to the start of class.

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 Tu  Jun 5 - Aug 28 9:15-10:15 am   $80/$85 (11 weeks) WB       Rae Lynne Morvay

*no class Jun. 26, Jul. 3.

 

Qi Gong with Meditation Relaxation

The origins of Tai Chi, this class is an ancient form of exercise which focuses on the mind with healing techniques and gentle moving standing poses to connect our body and mind energy as one.  Through this practice, we can heal not only physically, but emotionally and mentally as well.  Class will be held on the beach weather permitting and inside if the weather is not cooperating.  Bring a yoga mat and water bottle to class.

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 F Jun 22   6-7 pm  $10/$12   MB       Donna Albano  

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F Aug 17  6-7 pm $10/$12      MB       Donna Albano  

 Register online at www.crystallakeparks.org or in person at the Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office, One East Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake.  For more information contact Jennifer Peterson at (815) 459-0680, ext. 1219, jpeterson@crystallakeparks.org