Dec 26 9:00 am

Gentle Yoga: A conservative approach to learning the fundamentals of yoga practice. ON HIATUS

with Alice Despard

March 18, 2020: Please note that these classes are on hiatus indefinitely. Please check back or contact the instructor directly for more information.

Drop-in Gentle Yoga Class

Thursdays 9:00-10:30 AM 

Beginners of all ages and those seeking a conservative approach to learning fundamental yoga postures are invited to practice building strength, stability and mobility from the core, increasing stamina and flexibility in the joints and expanding breath capacity while cultivating inner awareness. Please bring a yoga mat; other props will be provided.

Teacher Background:

Alice Despard is a certified yoga instructor (RYT-200) and a practitioner of hatha yoga for 17 years with a firm background in the B.K.S. Iyengar tradition of asana (posture) practice with its emphasis on precision, alignment and detail to increase awareness, serenity and health. Alice is a new resident of Stonington having relocated from Washington, D.C. where she taught yoga classes for seven years. She believes that ”beginner’s mind” is a quality to be cultivated always in one’s yoga practice.

For more information including cost, contact Alice Despard at 301-802-6836 or


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32 Water St., P.O. Box 342,
Stonington, CT 06378
phone: 860-535-2300
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