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Yoga Class and retreat

A new five-week series of Gentle Yoga classes will be offered at The Center on Tuesday evenings beginning June 9, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. The class will meet at the Anderson Activity Center of The Children’s Farm, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park.

Instructor Valerie Lindstrom will lead the yoga sessions, which will include discussion and practice on breathing, relaxation, and centering, as well as movement and poses.

Yoga newcomers are welcome. Students should dress in comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. The class costs $50.

An all day yoga retreat is also offered, on Saturday, June 20, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Valerie Lindstrom will lead this day of yoga immersion, with an opening mandala activity, yoga sessions morning and afternoon, a “wish-paper” ceremony, and some reflective time at the labyrinth and in the woods. Retreat cost is $45, which includes lunch.

Registration is required for the class and for the retreat. Call The Center: 361-3650.

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