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The power of nature as a tool to promote a healthier body, mind, and spirit is no secret. What better place than Winterthur to learn about ways to introduce better wellness into your life? Our beautiful, 60-acre garden and 1,000 acres of rolling hills, streams, meadows, and forests provide a powerful and peaceful natural setting in which to follow your individual body, mind, spirit approach toward achieving optimal wellness!

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Wellness Yoga

Every Thursday, 9:00 am, Year-Round
Every Wednesday, 4:30 pm, May 2-August 29- New! (No yoga on July 4)

Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit. Our yoga class is open to all levels. We will practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. Led by Beth Sheehy. Bring Yoga mat, small towel, and a water bottle. Wear layers appropriate to the season. Classes are rain or shine. Class meets at the Brown Learning Center and will move outdoors as weather permits. Drop-in rate of $10.  No advance registration necessary.  Members may bring a friend. For more information, contact Beth Sheehy.

 

 

International Yoga Day

Thursday June 21, 7:30 am- 12:30 pm

Join us in celebrating International Yoga Day! A variety of classes will be available throughout the day and will be FREE for Members.

Schedule:
7:30 am: Power Yoga—Latimeria Summerhouse Folly
Start your day feeling energized! Power yoga tones and strengthens your body and leaves you with a sense of accomplishment and empowerment.

9:00 am: Wellness Yoga—Mirrored Folly
Practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature.

10:15 am: Nidra Yoga—Ottoman Tent Folly
This meditative practice is design to induce total physical, mental, and emotional relaxation.

11:30 am: Kids Yoga—Enchanted Woods
Through creative play, breathing exercises, yoga postures, and relaxation, children will explore the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of yoga in a fun-filled learning environment. (recommended for ages 6-12)

FREE for members and FREE with admission! No reservations needed. Each location is near a folly that is part of our new outdoor exhibition, Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden. To get directions to each folly, pick up a map at the Visitor Center or download our Winterthur Museum app available for free on the Apple app store and Google Play store.

Walking for Wellness

For more information on our garden programs that incorporate walking, visit the garden web page. They are all Wellness at Winterthur approved! Please see our walking FAQ  for more information.

 

 

Wellness at Winterthur is made possible by generosity of members like you!

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