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Yoga Classes Scheduled by Somerset County Park Commission

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Winter yoga classes will begin in January at the Somerset County Park Commission headquarters on Milltown Road in North Branch. Credits: Courtesy Somerset County Park Commission
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NORTH BRANCH, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Recreation 
Department has announced open registration for the winter session of Classic 
Hatha Yoga with classes for both beginners and practiced.

The low-impact program will introduce adults to the healthful benefits of Yoga and improve on existing skills for those who previously participated.

The 10-week evening program will be held on Wednesday evenings beginning 
Jan. 13 at Park Commission Headquarters at North Branch Park, 355 Milltown Road in Bridgewater. The Beginner Session will run from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m with the Advanced Session running from 7-8:30 p.m. Fee for the beginner session is $80; fee for the experienced session is $100.

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Hatha Yoga is a slow-paced stretching exercise combined with simple breathing exercises and seated meditation. It is a good opportunity to learn basic poses, relaxation techniques, and become comfortable with yoga.

Participants are requested to wear comfortable clothing and bring a Yoga mat. Mats will be available for purchase at the first session for $25.

Preregistration is required and forms and information may be obtained by calling 
908-722-1200, ext. 226.

Blue “BOBO (Buy One - Bring One) Fridays” bins now are located at the  park commission headquarters. The public is invited to drop off canned food or personal-care items for donation to Somerset County food banks.

Information may be found on the Internet at wwwsomersetcountyparks.org

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