Yoga Days at Blithewold: Tuesday and Thursday
Blithewold and Bristol Yoga Studio invite you to enjoy a connection to nature, through our beautiful landscape, and the peacefulness of Yoga outdoors. The Yoga asana (postures) offered is appropriate for all experience levels— from newcomers who can’t touch their toes to those seeking to continue their practice while basking in a breathtaking new atmosphere. The instructors will introduce students to a variety of Hatha Yoga styles using warm, welcoming, and sometimes comical approach. Classes are held in Blithewold’s "Nut Grove," a mostly shaded and somewhat secluded spot overlooking the Great Lawn and Narragansett Bay. Each class includes different yoga poses, attention to alignment, breath-work, and flow. The class finishes with building core strength and relaxation. You are left feeling your best! We encourage you to bring a picnic lunch and then take a refreshing walk through the grounds after class as a guest of Blithewold.
To register call 401-253-2707 x 21 or drop-in and pay at the Visitor's Center at least 15 minutes prior to class. We accept cash, check or Visa/MasterCard. *Purchase a one month unlimited pre-paid pass and save!
Drop-in Session: $10 Member, $15 Non-member
Pre-paid 1-month unlimited pass: $60 Member, $100 Non-member
* Please wear layers of comfortable clothes and bring either a yoga mat or large beach towel and water.
In the event of rain, the Yoga class will meet in the wedding tent.
Tuesday, April 05
- Friday, May 13
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room
Wednesday, April 06
- Wednesday, October 05
Friday, April 15
- Friday, May 06
Daffodils at Dusk
Saturday, April 16
- Saturday, May 28
Exploring the Spring Garden
Saturday, April 16
- Saturday, October 08
Wednesday, May 04
- Wednesday, June 08
Watercolor Painting at Blithewold with Artist Mary Ellen Dwyer
A Boy’s Trip to Europe, 1869
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(Apr 22, '16)
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(Apr 15, '16)
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