September is National Yoga Month, making it the perfect time to slow down, breathe, and reflect on the year thus far while engaging in those challenging, yet revitalizing movements that define the ancient discipline. In celebration, plenty of beautiful destinations are offering fantastic in-person collaborations and special programs. However, for those who are finding it difficult to travel to those locations, there are also quite a few properties across the country that are offering online classes instead, helping individuals celebrate the month in the comfort of their own homes. Check out a few below.
Relaxing retreat MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa (Sonoma, CA), which typically holds yoga glasses in its Coach House, is offering a complimentary digital yoga session with actress and yoga coach Andrea Bogart. Tune in online here for the all-levels vinyasa yoga classes, which emphasize intention, alignment, strength, balance, and letting go throughout each of the challenging poses.
In North Carolina, Colors of Yoga--Raleigh—the city’s only black-owned yoga studio—is currently offering online classes for its members. The inclusive yoga space is cultivating an inclusive community and is well-known for its diverse and entirely female roster of instructors.
Parents and kids can participate in the virtual celebrations too with Great Wolf Lodge’s Yoga Tails, an exciting and creative yoga class designed to help families have fun together. The program comprises of playful and interactive videos featuring Wiley and Friends that guide participants through with engaging step-by-step instructions.
Whether one chooses to take a class with their little ones, take a virtual trip to Sonoma, or just keep up with their regular yoga ritual, celebrating National Yoga Month can come in all shapes and sizes. Simply put, the holiday is an important annual reminder to take some time to both decompress and strengthen our bodies for a happier, healthier future.