Amherst Recreation Department

Yoga

Amherst Recreation is fortunate to have Leslie Formby,certified Hatha Yoga Instructor, as our yoga teacher. She offers classes for preschoolers, teens and adults. Adult and child morning classes are held at the Peabody Mill Environmental Center (PMEC) and classes for 5th-8th graders are held after school at Amherst Middle School. Classes run in grouped sessions and are offered in on on-going basis. Please look at our Youth Classes and Activities list for more information about these classes.

Join yoga, and relax and strengthen your mind and body!


Taught by Leslie Formby, certified RYT 200

**A minimum of 4 students are needed to run a class**




Gentle Yoga
  • This 60 minute class is a great place to start and open to all levels, focusing on exploring basic yoga poses, connecting them with attention to alignment, breathing and mindfulness.
  • You will learn techniques to improve flexibility and strength in this restorative and peaceful class that moves at a perfectly slower pace that allows time to enjoy every pose.
  • Exercises through controlled breathing techniques will benefit you by reducing stress and gaining physical exercise.
  • Meditation and relaxation techniques complete the curriculum.
  • Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
  • Please complete the medical liability form found below and provide to your instructor at the first class.
Intermediate Yoga
  • This 90 minute class is geared toward a student with a year or more of yoga experience, this class is designed to explore and expand your practice.
  • Sun Salutations are used to build heat, strength and endurance. This level moves at a faster pace, as poses flow into one another.
  • Meditation and relaxation complete the class.
  • Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
  • Please complete the liability form and provide to your instructor at your first class.
Intermediate Yoga May and June
On May 6 and May 13, class will be held at 2:00 in the afternoon due to a conflict at PMEC. Thank you.

Gentle Yoga: May and June
On May 1, class will be held at 2:00 in the afternoon, due to a conflict at PMEC. Thank you.


Additional Forms and Files:



Register Code Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Location Fees
 
Please Login to Register   Intermediate Yoga: May and June  18 - 100  N/A  Tue  04/29/2014 - 06/17/2014
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Peabody Mill Environmental Center - Area 5 - Large Downstairs Room $96.00 R, $106.00 NR 
 
Please Login to Register   Gentle Yoga: May and June  18  N/A  Thu  05/01/2014 - 06/19/2014
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Peabody Mill Environmental Center - Area 5 - Large Downstairs Room $80.00 R, $90.00 NR