ELKIN — Yoga on Foremost in Elkin will host “Stretch it Out Saturday” on June 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in celebration of Worldwide Yoga Day. A portion of Foremost Avenue exterior the Yoga on Foremost studio, positioned at 122 E. Foremost St., will likely be blocked off for this mini-festival/open home occasion which is able to characteristic free yoga lessons, meals distributors and extra.
Yoga on Foremost sometimes hosts an open home every year on New 12 months’s Day however was not capable of final yr as a result of pandemic. Studio proprietor and yoga instructor Kelly Dougherty mentioned this out of doors and expanded open home occasion is geared to herald extra neighborhood participation and introduce newcomers to the observe of yoga.
“Our objective is to have people who have by no means tried yoga come see what it’s all about,” mentioned Dougherty.
There will likely be youngsters lessons, household yoga classes, household Zumba, in addition to yin yoga, circulate yoga, core barre and extra.
“The cool factor about that is we’re going to be doing somewhat sampling of all of our lessons and all of the several types of yoga that we provide, so it’s a good time to see what model works greatest for you,” Dougherty mentioned. “All of the lessons we’re going to provide that day are nice for any stage, particularly people who have by no means achieved yoga.”
Dougherty mentioned flexibility will not be a requirement to do yoga, as many individuals imagine.
“The objective is to do yoga and that helps construct flexibility within the physique. It additionally helps with consciousness, the way you breathe, and the way you progress,” she mentioned.
The occasion is free however there will likely be $1 raffle tickets accessible for yoga class playing cards, yoga gear and extra. Raffle proceeds will profit The ARK and the Youngsters Bucks program on the Farmers Market.
“We encourage individuals to convey a chair, convey a yoga mat, they don’t should take part they’ll simply come and hand around in a relaxed ambiance in the event that they select,” Dougherty mentioned.
For extra data go to the Yoga on Foremost Fb web page.