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Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park

Join us this Summer for Yoga in the Park! We invite you to embrace this unique opportunity to build community and foster your relationship with nature. Every week you will be guided through a 60-minute invigorating vinyasa yoga practice amidst the gentle trees and blooming flowers of High Park.

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Where: High Park Nature Centre
When: Thursdays 8:00 - 9:00 AM (July 16th - September 3rd)
Price: $200 for 8 sessions
Instructor: Emily Beaton
Please note that you are required to bring your own mat

Description: Join us for another season of Yoga in the Park! We invite you to embrace this unique opportunity to build community and foster your relationship with nature. Every week you will be guided through a 60-minute invigorating vinyasa yoga practice amidst the gentle trees and blooming flowers of High Park. Each practice will end with a short guided meditation in savasana (a restorative pose) that will invite you to tune into your senses and appreciate the nature all around you. Class will close with a short gratitude circle so you can get your day started on the right foot!

Kindly note: This is a pre-registered 8-week program, not a drop-in class.

Indoor/outdoor policy: Our practice will take place outdoors, on the south lawn of the Nature Centre, except in inclement weather (please review our inclement weather policy below). If we do have to move inside, there is ample space to place mats at least 2 meters apart. The interior of the Nature Centre is beautiful and spacious, with large windows (that can be opened to let in fresh air) that overlook the forest. If practice moves indoors due to inclement weather, the instructor and participants will be required to wear a non-medical mask.

Bring Your Own Mat: We require you to bring your own mat (and other props if you wish) to each session. We will not be able to loan out mats this season.

No previous yoga experience necessary.

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Location

This program takes place at the High Park Nature Centre located at near the High Park Avenue main gates at 375 Colborne Lodge Drive (also known as the Forest School).

Registration

Pre-registration is required for all programs. Registration cannot be confirmed until payment has been received.

Programs are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Cancellation Policy

Requests for refunds made 14 or more days before the start of the program will receive a 90% refund (10% will be retained as an administration fee). Requests for refunds made less than 14 days before the start of the program will receive no refund. Requests for cancellations or refunds must be made in writing and submitted by email to info@highparknaturecentre.com. A doctor’s note may be required for cancellations due to medical reasons. Refunds are not granted for inclement weather.

Please note, the High Park Nature Centre may cancel any event if the minimum number of participants is not achieved 14 days prior to the date of the workshop. We will notify registered participants of cancellation at that time and provide a full refund.

Weather

Programs will proceed outdoors in sunshine, cloudy weather, or a light drizzle. Please be sure to dress appropriately for the weather. In the case of severe weather such as heavy rain, thunderstorms, snowstorms or high winds over 35 km per hour, the practice will take place indoors. Lastly, we advise wearing long pants, socks and long sleeved tops to protect against poison ivy. If you have any questions please send us an email at info@highparknaturecentre.com

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