Nature adds an extra layer of peace to yoga practiced outdoors. And lucky for us, more yoga studios than ever are moving outside for the summer. We found outdoor yoga classes from Rye to Red Hook, and many more in the planning stages.
is offering several this month, including Vinyasa Flow at 9 a.m. on June 3 and June 5, at Rye Park, led by Shari Lieberman-Balaish; Soulful Yoga Flow at 6 p.m. on June 4, at Harbor Island, led by Michelle Ganpat; and Kripalu Yoga at 9 a.m. on June 7, also at Harbor Island, led by Franklin Shire. These classes are open level, but space is limited to 15 students, so preregistration is required. There is free parking for all participants. For details and to preregister, visit TovamiYoga.com
Fishkill Farms is hosting all-levels classes with RedTail Power Yoga Saturdays at 9 a.m. through October 9. Class takes place on a flat space on a hillside behind the farm store, overlooking the orchard. On rainy Saturdays, it will take place in a sheltered outdoor location. Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. at the farm’s CSA pickup window. The cost is $20 per class or $80 for five. Classes must be booked in advance. For more info, call 845.897.4377 or visit FishkillFarms.com
The Market on the River, in Verplanck, has yoga on Sundays at 10 a.m. through October. Admission and parking for the market are free. For more info, visit LetItShineOnline.com
For more outdoor yoga classes, check out the studios listed on this page and online at WakeUpNaturally.com/calendar.
The O Zone in Red Hook will be offering outside yoga in an idyllic setting later this summer. (Dates weren’t set as we went to press.) Find their class schedule at TheOZoneHV.com
. Other places expected to offer outdoor yoga classes this summer include Greenburgh Nature Center (GreenburghNatureCenter.org
), in Scarsdale; and Hayfields, (HayfieldsMarket.com
), in North Salem.
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