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Combining two of my favorite things — the City of Cleveland + yoga. THIS is what summer is made of for me. And I’m so grateful that Yoga Rocks the Park is back for another fun season.
If you’re not familiar with Yoga Rocks the Park, here’s the story about how this national event series got its start:
On a sunny weekend morning in Denver, Colorado seven years ago, the first Yoga Rocks the Park (YRP) event took place, bringing to life and inspiring a passionate movement. Motivated by a mission to cultivate a sense of community, peace and joy for all beings, Erik Vienneau (Founder & CEO of YRP) and a group of friends ventured out to a park in Denver, hung a few prayer flags in the trees, and moved their yoga practice to the beautiful open skies of Colorado, to a soundtrack of live drums, surrounded by Mother Nature’s beauty and gifts. Erik and his yogi friends collected donations in support of a local nonprofit organization, which would become an integral part of our organization and philosophy.
The weekly Cleveland event features an all-levels 75-minute vinyasa practice led by our awesome local teaching community. Practices are accompanied by local musicians and the practice features a kids yoga practice, Camp YRP, for the little ones while mommy/daddy are practicing!
It should be no surprise where my love of this event series comes from!
Here’s the 2014 schedule:
- Saturday, June 14 10am Marni Task
- Saturday, June 21 6pm (evening event) Alicia Hansen
- Sunday, June 29 10am Linda Stevenson
- Saturday, July 12 10am Scott Supler
- Sunday, July 27 10am Tiiu Gennert & Deanna Black
- Saturday, August 9 10am Jennette Zimmerman
- Sunday, August 24 10am Theresa Gorski
- Saturday, September 6 10am Krysia Maciuszko
- Sunday, September 21 10am Tammy Lyons (Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival will follow YRP at noon)
Passes can be purchased here on the website or the day of the event.
I strongly encourage you to attend at least one event this summer. In fact, use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter to win 2 Passes to a single event — one for you & one for a friend!
Disclosure: I was offered 1 season pass for promoting this event and providing a giveaway. All images are borrowed from the YRP CLE Facebook page. As always, all opinions are my own.