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318 Walking Mountains Lane, Avon, CO 81620

Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola on Vail Mountain out of Lionshead Village, Vail. All visitors must have a pass to ride the gondola. Free and open to the public with valid gondola pass.
Nestled along Gore Creek near the Betty Ford Alpine Garden and Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail Village.
601 Vail Valley Drive, Vail, CO 81657

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The Science Behind Yoga & Your Life

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Apr 9, 2019 10:00:00 AM
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Yoga science behindHave you ever wondered how something works or how something was made? In the monthly Science Behind series, we partner with a guest presenter to explore a large variety of interesting topics. The Science Behind series offers opportunities for adults to apply new knowledge and skills to everyday life, while having fun! 

** This Science Behind event took place in April 2019 **


The Science Behind Yoga & Your Life

Yoga has long been lauded as a powerful healing practice, and as its popularity has soared so have the claims to its magical powers. Have you ever wondered what are the benefits of yoga exactly, and how does it even work?

Join Walking Mountains Science Center with yoga teacher Julia Clarke on Wednesday, April 17 th at 6:30 pm for a lively discussion on yoga. Julia will delve deep into the philosophical roots of yoga and its modern-day expression. Through an interactive demonstration she will explore some modern findings on the science of stretching and participants will learn how yoga can impact the Nervous System.

Clarke will bust through some of the myths surrounding yoga, examine emerging scientific data of yoga, and experience the benefits of conscious breathing and meditation for ourselves. Julia has been teaching yoga in the Valley since 2009 and is the co-founder of Mountain Soul Yoga in Edwards.

When: Wednesday, April 17th | 6:30 pm
Where: Walking Mountains Science Center, Avon
Cost: FREE! $5 donation suggested. Registration required. Click here to register.

Learn more about this month’s guest presenter at www.juliaclarkeyoga.com.


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