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Every Sunday This Summer: FREE Yoga at Lakewood Cemetery

June 9 @ 8:30 am - August 25 @ 9:30 am

Yoga Reflect Offers a Meditative Guided Yoga Practice in the Perfect
Place to Enjoy Nature in the Heart of Minneapolis

WHAT: Yoga Reflect Series from Lakewood Cemetery
Every Sunday this summer, Lakewood welcomes Yoga Sanctuary, a nonprofit studio for meditative, holistic and reflective yoga, to lead yoga classes at Lakewood that are free and open to the public. Yoga Reflect takes place next to Lakewood’s new Welcome Center in a beautiful space near the Welcome Center’s new water feature, among a mix of shaded tree canopy and open sunny space, perfect for peaceful reflection. As an accredited arboretum, Lakewood is dedicated to providing new ways for the community to engage with nature and the vast green space of its grounds. This beautiful open area, surrounded by native plants and pollinator gardens, is the perfect place to enjoy nature in the heart of the city.
All people—brand new and experienced yoga practitioners—will enjoy this peaceful and reflective practice promoting strength, flexibility, balance and clarity in this inspiring venue. The classes will incorporate mindful movement and guided breathing techniques to help settle one’s thoughts, flowing and holding postures to support the physical body, and rest to connect with the soul. Modifications to ease or intensify poses will be sprinkled throughout the class. Accessibility accommodations can be made for those who would prefer chair-based yoga as well.
Lakewood welcomes all to join this weekly offering, to hold space for reflection and be present in the moment.
What to Bring:
Yoga mat
Water bottle
(Optional) Sunscreen
(Optional) A sheet to put under your yoga mat
This event is free; however, attendees are encouraged to register in advance and invited to make a donation to the Lakewood Heritage Foundation. Donations to the Lakewood Heritage Foundation support educational programming and the preservation and restoration of Lakewood’s landscape, art, architecture and public spaces—for the benefit of all. Go here to donate: https://www.lakewoodcemetery.org/about/heritage-foundation/

WHEN: Sundays, June 9 – August 25
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

DATES: June 9, 16, 23, 30
July 7, 14, 21, 28
August 4, 11, 18, 25

WHERE: Lakewood Cemetery*
3600 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55408
*On the lawn by Lakewood’s New Welcome Center. In the event of rain, storms or extreme heat this event will be cancelled.

REGISTER: Event is FREE, but registration is encouraged (to be notified of cancellations).
Go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yoga-reflect-tickets-798801124667

INFO: https://www.lakewoodcemetery.org/event/yoga-reflect-aug18-2024/

About Lakewood — A Place to Remember
Lakewood is a serene haven in the heart of Minneapolis’ renowned Chain of Lakes—a place to come together to honor, remember and reflect. Since 1871, Lakewood’s 250 acres of urban memorial parkland have served as a community gathering place and a chronicle of our region’s traditions, cultures and people. A history keeper and a thought leader, Lakewood honors its roots as a landmark cemetery while reimagining its role in modern life, through thoughtfully designed events, experiences and spaces.

Today, Lakewood is making memorialization more relevant, accessible and inviting for new audiences and generations—with more creativity and choices. As a nonprofit organization governed by a board of trustees, Lakewood is committed to preserving and enhancing its grounds and architectural treasures and uses proceeds generated from activities and events for that purpose.

We invite you to discover and explore Lakewood for yourself.  
About Yoga Sanctuary
Yoga Sanctuary is a non-profit, holistic studio committed to the practice of yoga at all levels for EVERY BODY. Our priorities and purpose are grounded in creating an inclusive space for practicing yoga that is safe, fun and compassionate. Whether you are discovering yoga for the first time or exploring new ways for your practice to enrich your life, we hope you’ll get to know us and become part of our welcoming, empowered community.


June 9 @ 8:30 am
August 25 @ 9:30 am


Lakewood Cemetery
3600 Hennepin Avenue
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