Free Yoga in Lithia Park

Around Ashland, yoga in one form or another is a way of life, so much so that local teacher John Arnold offer a donation-based summer yoga series in Lithia Park.

At a young age, a near-death experience shifted John’s spiritual quest. He found himself at the most solemn and profound crossroads. Thankfully, John’s life since has been filled with the joys of a continually unfolding discovery toward being true to self while giving back to his community. One of the ways he gives back is by teaching yoga classes.  To honor this, all of his classes are donation based.

Starting Thursday, June 19 through Saturday, August 30, you can join John and the “Off The Mat” Community on the front lawn to Lithia Park every Thursday and Saturday at 8AM. Remember to bring your own yoga mat (or towel!). John’s Yoga In The Park classes are each 90 minutes and no two classes are the same. All ages and abilities are welcome to attend and in this special outdoor yoga class simply relaxing in the grass with the group energy is also encouraged.

John Arnold has been teaching yoga classes and practicing yoga off the mat since 1986, and has been influenced by Bikram Choudry, Max Thomas, Babaji Hari Das, Shiva Rea, Martyn Jackson, Chuck Miller, Robert Bly, BKS Iyengar and Paramahansa Yogananda.

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