Yoga enthusiasts are in for a treat during the DC Yoga week that commences May 15, 2011 to May 21, 2011. For a week, D.C residents can enjoy yoga at all participating studios for $5 or for free.
To kick start the event, partake in a fun-filled gathering called the Yoga on the Mall (YOTM), near the Washington Monument, on the grounds of the National Mall on Sunday, May 15 between 1:30-4:30 pm. Led by talented instructors from participating DC Yoga Week studios, the YOTM is a free event that caters to yogis of all skill sets, including families and young children.
The Yoga on the Mall will feature live drumming by the Young Women’s Drumming Empowerment Project, Acro-Yoga demonstration and interactive partner class and Special Appearance and class lead by Shiva Rea, accompanied by drumming from Unified Vibrations.
Also, participate in the “Yoga Swarga”, the first Yoga Flash Mob in conjunction with the Asian Heritage Foundation on Saturday, May 21, 10-11 am at John Marshall Park. Bring your own mats and indulge in a series of self-paced sun salutations. Be a part of more festivities that includes cultural parade, craft activities, martial arts, interactive displays and more.