Fall Session of Yoga Classes Begins Sept 9

Sun September 8, 2019

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. For more information about Yoga classes, see pages 44-45 in the Crystal Lake Park District fall digital activity guide. Register online at www.crystallakeparks.org or in person at the Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office, 1 East Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake.  For more information contact Jennifer Peterson at (815) 459-0680, ext. 1219, jpeterson@crystallakeparks.org. All classes are ages 14 &up, unless indicated.


All Inclusive 10 Punch Pass

Utilize the new All Inclusive Punch Pass to get your full body workout in! This pass is good for all fitness and yoga classes. Take your fitness routine to a whole new level! * Non transferrable

M-Sa      Aug 2-Dec 6        $95/$105              131020-01


Qi Gong with Meditation Relaxation

With origins in 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. Class will be held on the beach, weather permitting.

Location: West Beach

Instructor: Donna Albano / Staff: JP

F              9/20                       6-7 pm                 $10/$12               

F              10/18                     6-7 pm                 $10/$12                 

F              11/15                     6-7 pm                 $10/$12                 

F              12/13                     6-7 pm                 $10/$12               



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!

*no class 9/20, 9/23, 9/27, 9/30, 10/4, 10/7, 10/18, 10/28, 11/1, 11/4, 11/8, 11/11, 11/29 *no class Th, 11/28

Location: West Beach

Instructor: Lisa Gniady (M,F) Donna Albano (W,Th)/ Staff: JP

M, 9/9-12/16*, 9 WKS, 9-10 am, $90/$100 131040-01

W 9/4-12/18, 16 WKS, 9:30-10:30 am, $144/$154, 131040-02

Th 9/5-12/19*, 15 WKS, 6-7 pm, $113/$123, 131040-03

F 9/6-12/20*, 9WKS,9-10 am, $90/$100, 131040-04

Th 9/5-12/19*, 15 WKS, 7:15-8:15 pm, $113/$123, 131040-05

M,9/9-12/16*, 9 WKS, 6:30-7:30 pm, $90/$100, 131040-07



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 and be open to finding you, chant and leave smiling.

*no class 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11

Location: West Beach

Instructor: Lisa Gniady / Staff: JP

M            9/9-12/16*            10:15-10:45 am $41/$46  131055-02



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.

*no class 9/23, 9/26, 9/30, 10/3, 10/7, 10/28, 10/31, 11/4, 11/7, 11/11, 11/28

Location: West Beach

Instructor: Lisa Gniady / Staff: JP

MONDAYS 9 WKS, 9/9-12/16*, 6-6:30 pm, $41/$46, 131043-01

THURSDAYS 10 WKS, 9/5-12/19*, 10:15-10:45 am, $50/$60, 131043-02

 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.

*no class 9/24, 9/26, 10/1, 10/3, 10/8, 10/29, 10/31, 11/5, 11/7, 11/12, 11/28 Location: West Beach

Instructor: Lisa Gniady / Staff: JP

Tu, 9/3-12/17*, 10 WKS, 10:30-11:30 am, $90/$100, 131042-03

Th, 9/5-12/19*, 11 WKS, 9-10 am, $99/$109, 131042-04