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Hi Everyone, my name is Darlene, and welcome to Yoga in Nature™, NC. I'm a 200-hr RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) and yoga has been a passion and practice of mine for over 20 years, working with top yogis from Yoga Journal magazine. Nature has been a playground for me since childhood... so, here we are. Yoga on land and water... NEW Standup Paddle Board (SUP) Yoga:)

I love to meet new people as well as see old friends, as we practice together! OPEN TO ALL LEVELS. I teach a slow to moderate vinyasa flow to a more grounding practice depending on the group and weather. We practice outdoors at a variety of venues and locations in Apex, Cary, Morrisville and South Raleigh, and at times in the NC mountains and at the beaches. The nicer weather provides some last minute POP UPs, so keep an eye on the schedule. $10-$20/person/class. If for some reason you cannot make the class, please take yourself OFF the RSVP list, so others can move off the waitlist to attend class. Thanks!

Always a new playlist to flow to!

Oh, and smile... you are doing Yoga In Nature™!

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Yoga in Nature™, Serenity Farm, Summertime Flow (Part 1)

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Let's celebrate... The UNOFFICIAL START TO SUMMER!!! If you are around Memorial Day Weekend, I am offering a 2 part fun filled day of yoga:)

Part 1: Yoga on land, at the peaceful location of Serenity Farm, Durham. We will do a vinyasa flow to yin yoga class (ALL LEVELS WELCOME) to a summertime playlist.
Come out and enjoy the fun!!! $20/person
Murphy's Naturals is helping us kick off the season and there will be a 2fl oz spray bottle of Lemon Eucalyptus Insect Repellent for all that attend!!! PLUS a special drawing of 1 bug repellent kit that you could win and enjoy throughout the summer)

Part 2: 12noon - 2:30pm Yoga on Water (SUP YOGA) Sign up separately for this class $30/person
If you do Part 1 and Part 2, you will have double the fun and discount for $45 for both:)

Yoga in Nature™, SUP Yoga, Falls Lake, Summertime Flow (Part 2)

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YOGA ON WATER...Unofficial start to summer CELEBRATION (PART 2).You will need to pay in advance, once you sign up, for me to hold your spot. At least 3 attendees to run this class. $30/person (OR $45 total if you join us in the morning at Serenity Farm for Yoga on Land).
Certified SUP yoga instructor to lead you in yoga, on the water:)
Grab your Standup Paddle Board and meet us at Falls Lake.
I have one board for rent, first come first serve ($25).I have also researched place(s) where you are able to rent a SUP board. You would be responsible for picking up and then returning the board to the location. Recommendation to rent for 3-4 hours, as you will need time to pick it up, use for the 1.5 hour class then return it. I will have 3-4 anchors to borrow on a first come first serve request for anchoring down to do the yoga practice:)
Rentals at https://wakerack.com/

We will met at the beach area and begin with basic instruction of the paddle strokes, board, etc. If you have already done SUP, you can get our on the water and we will meet you there after 15 minutes of intro and how to get on board from dock. We will paddle out to one of the coves (15 - 20 minutes) then anchor down for about a 45 minute SUP yoga class. Then, we will paddle back in unless you choose to remain on the water to explore.

Please bring your board; paddle; anchor (I have 5 to lend out); water bottle; sunscreen, etc; snacks will be provided, but feel free to bring your own to enjoy before or after class:)

ALL Levels welcome. $30 pay in advance by Venmo @Darlene-Genander (0862 last 4 digits of phone if asked) or PayPal at [masked] to hold your spot.

Please stay home if you are sick or have symptoms of Covid-19.

Yoga in Nature™, ALL LEVELS, Lake Crabtree Community Park

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ALL Levels Vinyasa Flow Yoga; $14/person NOTE NEW SUMMER TIME 9:30a

Come enjoy nature as we do a vinyasa flow yoga practice, open to all levels, at this beautiful location. We will begin in a seated meditation, flow, then end in savasana. Modifications provided.

BRING YOUR OWN YOGA MAT, towel, water bottle. We will meet in the open field area near the parking lot. Accepting Venmo @Darlene-Genander or cash.

If you are experiencing symptoms of Covid or have been near someone with Covid, please stay home for safety of all. Thank you.

Lake Crabtree County Park, past the entrance booth, at the open field, near volleyball courts and Old Beech Nature Trail... first right after you enter the park.(If you get to the entrance where there are boat rentals and launch area you've gone too far).
Lake Crabtree County Park, 1400 Aviation Parkway, Morrisville

Yoga in Nature™ ALL LEVELS at Apex Nature Park

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Come practice with us for an ALL LEVELS evening vinyasa flow to yin yoga class in the beautiful outdoors at Apex Nature Park.

BRING YOUR OWN YOGA MAT, towel, water bottle, and whatever you need for your practice (insect repellent suggested). We will meet at the open grass/lawn area in front of the amphitheater stage.


Pay by Venmo @Darlene-Genander
or there will be a bag for $14/person cash minimum

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Yoga in Nature™, ALL LEVELS, Lake Crabtree Community Park

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