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Yoga & Climbing Camp offered for women on May 2
POSTED: 04/08/2010
 
The program is called Yoga & Climbing Camp for Women and is for ages 18 and older. Under the direction of Park Naturalist Molly Postlewait, participants will learn to use the power of ancient yoga movements to discover their strength as a climber.

"Climbing and yoga are similar in that they can both be intimidating, but they are both empowering activities and we will be amazed at what we find we can do," Postlewait said. She added that both activities use graceful motions and require and help build flexibility and strength.

The day will start with intensive stretching and body awareness exercises, followed by climbing on elements of TimberRidge's Hawk's Nest Climbing Tower, and concluding with more stretching exercises. From beginning to experienced, climbers will get to choose their own level of challenge. Participants should bring a sack lunch. Perform a catalog search for the keyword "adventure" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.

This program will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 2. The cost for one six -hour workshop is $45 for Johnson County residents or $50 for nonresidents. Preregistration is required and participants must complete a health and liability form before participating.

TimberRidge is located at 12300 South Homestead Lane, Olathe, accessible via an entrance which is separate from and south of the main entrance to Kill Creek Regional Park.

The JCPRD's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information about this program, call Park Naturalist Molly Postlewait at (913) 764-8580 ext. 26. To register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, see the District's website at www.jcprd.com.


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