FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 27, 2015
BELMONT, N.C. – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is hosting a Yoga Party on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. led by Rasheedah Hasan, certified yoga instructor and the founder of Yoga with Raha & Friends. The day will be filled with a variety of yoga-inspired sessions and all ages are welcome.
The schedule of sessions is as follows, although guests are welcome to participate anytime between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.:
11 – 11:30 a.m. – Meditation, chanting, and a mini-yoga session
11:30 – 12 p.m. – Q & A with Rasheedah
12 – 12:30 p.m. – Meditation, singing, and a mini-yoga session
12:30 – 1 p.m. – Storytelling
1 – 2 p.m. – Various types of yoga explored: vinyasa, yin and hatha
2 – 2:30 p.m. – Breathing exercises
2:30 – 3 p.m. – Meditation, chanting, and a mini-yoga session
This event will be held rain or shine and will be held indoors if necessary. Participants are encouraged to bring a yoga mat or a towel to use as a mat and a water bottle. Participants should also dress comfortably and be ready to move through various yoga postures. Yoga Party activities are free with general Garden admission. Admission for Garden members is free, $12.95 for adults, $11.95 for seniors 60+, and $6.95 for children 2-12.
Rasheedah Hasan, certified yoga instructor and the founder of Yoga with Raha & Friends, is a former corporate executive who dedicates her time to consulting, leading community organizing efforts and building a wellness practice that promotes educating and training individuals on how to effectively use holistic and integrative practices such as Mindful Yoga to manage pain and stress and to enhance their overall well-being.