Start your journey to relaxation with LPRD’s Beginning Yoga –

Start your journey to relaxation with LPRD’s Beginning Yoga –

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a yoga program for beginners designed to reduce stress, increase overall well-being and provide the ability to focus.

Beginning Yoga is perfect for individuals just getting started in yoga. Class is slow-paced and places focus on developing clear and safe alignment in foundational poses. Students are introduced to yoga postures through step-by-step verbal descriptions and demonstrations. Emphasis is placed on student understanding, safety and stability with each pose.

The class is held 3-4 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 9 – March 6, at Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St. Cost is $36 per person.

To enroll online, please visit: or stop by any Parks and Recreation facility including: the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; Sports Pavilion Lawrence®, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive or Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St.

Face coverings are encouraged and appreciated for visitors to City facilities. Masks must be worn at all times while visiting Holcom Park Recreation Center and other LPRD facilities unless actively participating in a class, during which participants 11 years-old and older may remove their face coverings. For detailed mask regulations, please visit Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health’s website at:

For more information, contact Jo Ellis, recreation instruction supervisor, at [email protected], (785) 330-7355.