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Thursday, June 07, 2007

feel the sand between your toes

it's summer, and you know what that means -- beach yoga!

why spend a perfectly beautiful summer day cooped up in a yoga studio? take your practice outdoors as you salute the sun... and the sand... and the waves...

yoga on the beach with athena engleman - city of hermosa beach
where: hermosa beach - meet at 14th street, close to the water
when: mondays, wednesdays, and/or fridays june 18th thru august 24th 8:00 - 9:00am
cost: residents $50-$100 / non-residents $55-$110 (depends on pre-registered class selection) Start your day off with a breath of fresh air and the sounds of nature's music as we practice yoga on the beach. Strike a pose and get some sand between your toes. What to bring? A large beach towel and an open mind.

fun yoga on the beach with vanda! - enlighten up! with vanda
where: santa monica - meet at rose avenue and the ocean's edge
when: mondays, wednesday, and fridays 9:00-10:15am
cost: $10 suggested donation
This class is a metaphor for living a great life, a possibility-rich life... Serious fun celebrating being fully vital in body/mind/spirit, remembering how perfect and radiant we are!
Bring a flat bedsheet or large beach towel.
As your yoga teacher, I am committed to forwarding what is important to you in your life. I teach an eclectic style informed by so many yogic traditions, custom-designing a practice to your needs every class. I'm 47, so I've hurt myself enough that I can teach you not to so as you foster compassion and responsibility for your "edges."

sunrise yoga - city of santa monica
where: santa monica beach - meet at lifeguard tower #20, north of ocean park blvd
when: tuesdays and thursdays june 10th thru august 30th (depends on pre-registered class selection) 6:00-7:00am
cost: four class series - residents $62 / non-residents $68
Greet the dawn at the seashore with revitalizing yoga that focuses on the calming benefits of breath and the healthy alignment of the body and mind. A moderately paced class -- no previous experience required. Shoes optional.

level 2 beach yoga with jo tastula - yoga loft manhattan beach
where: manhattan beach - meet on the beach at 9th street
when: tuesdays, june 5th / june 12th / june 19th / june 26th - all classes 5:30-6:50pm
cost: regular class rate

sunset yoga - city of santa monica
where: santa monica beach - meet at lifeguard tower #20, north of ocean park blvd
when: tuesdays and thursdays june 10th thru august 30th (depends on pre-registered class selection) 6:30-7:45pm
cost: four class series - residents $62 / non-residents $68
Wind down the day at the seashore with relaxing yoga that focuses on the calming benefits of breath and the healthy alignment of the body and mind. A moderately paced class -- no previous experience required. Shoes optional.

yoga beach workshop with aaron reed - exhale venice
where: venice beach - meet at the water's edge at the intersection of rose avenue and the pacific ocean
when: tuesday, june 19th / tuesday, june 26th / wednesday, july 18th / tuesday, august 7th - all classes 7pm-last light
cost: FREE

sunset beach yoga with athena engleman - city of hermosa beach
where: hermosa beach - meet at 14th street, close to the water
when: wednesdays, june 20th thru august 8th 6:00 - 7:00pm
cost: resident $55 / non-resident $60 (pre-registration required)
End your days with the sounds of waves crashing on the shore and spectacular sunset views. Join Athena Engleman for evening yoga on the beach. Bring your energy and good vibes. What to bring? A large beach towel and an open mind.

third annual summer solstice at cabrillo beach - yoga bindu, san pedro
where: cabrillo beach - meet by the fire pits
when: thursday, june 21st 6:00pm
cost: FREE
Stay after class for s'mores. Bring 2 towels (one to practice on, and one to cover up with).

saturday morning beach yoga - lululemon el segundo
where: manhattan beach - meet at the 40th street lifeguard tower
when: all saturdays in july and august at 9:00am
cost: FREE
Please join us on the beach each Saturday morning for an invigorating yoga class on the sand!
It is a great way to start your day, but even better, you may win a pass to our "Surf, Sand, and Sun Salutations" event with Luna bar on July 28th. We will be drawing 5 names each Saturday until we have our 30 lucky surfers. Class is complimentary, and please bring a mat, water, and sunscreen.

sand, surf, and sun salutations - lululemon el segundo
where: manhattan beach - meet at the end of rosecrans
when: saturday, july 28th (time not specified)
cost: FREE
Join us for an invigorating morning of surfing with the guys from "Camp surf", followed by a yoga stretch led by ambassador Dion Lyman. A light lunch will be served afterwards on the beach. lululemon and Luna Bar are teaming up for the summer to bring you some amazing events!
This is a complimentary event, and space is limited. How can you be one of the lucky "Gidgets" to attend?

beach fitness walks with sofia - yogasofia, hermosa beach
where: hermosa beach - meet at yogasofia to drop off your keys and bags
when: 1st, 3rd (and 5th) sunday of the month - 8:30am, with tea in the lounge at 9:15am
cost: FREE

100 yogis on the beach - hermosa beach centennial
where: hermosa beach - meet near the 13th street lifeguard tower north of the pier
when: sunday, june 24th 9:30am
cost: FREE
In celebration of Hermosa Beach's 100th birthday and working towards completing 100 Acts of Beautification, the Centennial Committee has coordinated a program with local Yoga instructors to offer a FREE Yoga program on Sunday, June 24th from 10 am-11:30 am. Sign up begins at 9:30am.
4 classes will be offered simultaneously:
a. Cardio Yoga (Vinyasa/Flow) class
b. An Iyengar (classical yoga) class
c. A Yoga for Kids (PARENTS WELCOME) class - these will be two 30 minute classes for kids under 12
d. Prenatal Yoga clinic and class
The goal is to get 100+ students out of the house and onto the beach, practicing beside some of the South Bay's best instructors. Leeann Carey, owner of Planet Yoga and the liaison to the Centennial Committee says "I've been blessed to nurture Hermosa's yoga soul for a decade... imagine, our collective Hermosa yoga spirit can now support 100 Yogi's... join us at the beach... breathe, refresh and enjoy our joy of yoga with Hermosa's best 100 Yogi's".

sunset beach yoga - lululemon santa monica
where: santa monica beach - meet at the santa monica store
when: sundays, july 15th thru september 16th 7:00pm ** extended from august 26th! **
cost: FREE

You and your friends are invited to join us on warm summer evenings for complimentary yoga classes taught by your favorite Santa Monica instructors!
Meet us at the store and we'll walk to the lawn together. All levels are welcome.
Bring a mat, though we'll have extras if you need one.
email santamonica-community@lululemon.com or call 310.319.9900 if you have questions.

speaking of lululemon, if you happen to find yourself down in orange county, you might want to check this out:

yoga on the beach - triad yoga, irvine in conjunction with lululemon athletica
where: laguna beach - meet at main beach
when: sunday, june 24th 7:00pm plus more (see below)
cost: FREE

and a follow-up -- Our first class taught by Mark on June 24th went better than we could have ever hoped for! We are very excited to announce to you our line up of instructors for the next four Sundays:
7/1 - Betsy
7/8 - Anahatha
7/15 - Louise
7/22 - Brynn
The classes all start at 7pm on Main Beach in Laguna Beach and are free of charge.
We hope to see all of you there!


i'll be keeping my eye out for more announcements...

2 Comments:

Anonymous LASMN said...

Been looking for this for a long time.
Thank You!

10:39 AM  
Blogger joni said...

hi lasmn --

this is the 2007 list... i hope you found the 2008 version as well!

11:47 AM  

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