Monday, December 21, 2009

Get in shape at Descanso Gardens

Fitness Walk at Yoga at Descanso Gardens, Mon.-Wed. and Fri. 8:30 – 10 a.m., Mon.-Wed., 5:30-6:30 p.m. with classes starting the week of Jan. 4, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada. The ten-week series program includes a 25-minute fitness walk and a 60-minute yoga practice. $150, $130 members after Sept. 3. (818) 949-7980,

Tai Chi at Descanso, Tuesdays, Jan. 5-March 9, 8:15-9:15 beginners, 9:30-10:30 intermediate, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada. Practice the slow precise movements of “meditation in motion” in this 10-week series. $150, $120 members. (818) 949-7980,

Pilates at Descanso, Wednesdays, Jan. 6-March 10, 8-9 a.m., 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada. Put body torso to work in this 10-week series. $150, $120 members. (818) 949-7980,

About Descanso Gardens
Established as a public garden in 1954, Descanso Gardens is at 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, near the interchange of the 2 and 210 freeways. A popular setting for weddings, parties and meeting in addition to being a location for numerous feature films and television shows, the Gardens are open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily except Christmas Day. Parking is free. Admission fees are $8 for adults; $6 for seniors and students; $3 for children 5 to 12, and free for members and children 5 and younger. Fees for classes and programs include Gardens admission.
For information, call (818) 949-4200 or visit Descanso Gardens is accredited by the American Association of Museums.

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