Tuesday, June 20, 2017

BPL Hosting Free Yoga Classes for Adults and Teens as Part of Summer Reading

Yoga instructor and former librarian Marie Blair (third from left) with North Birmingham Library 
librarian Leigh Wilson (fourth from left) and gentle yoga participants. Wilson's Take a Step in 
the Right Direction pedometer program allowed patrons to receive their own pedometers 
to keep track of their exercise. 

Marie Blair, a recently retired school librarian, is teaching several free classes called Build a Better You with Gentle Yoga as part of BPL's 2017 Adult Summer Reading. Blair's classes include Tai Chi, gentle yoga postures, poetry, and humor in her classes. Blair invites both newcomers and patrons experienced in yoga to participate in her workshops and get their body in shape by developing strength, flexibility, and balance inch by inch.

Marie Blair at the East Lake Branch Library

Here are some of Blair's upcoming yoga workshops:
Friday, June 23, 10:00 a.m., at Smithfield Branch Library
Friday, June 30, 10:00 a.m., "Yoga for Seniors" at Springville Road Regional Branch Library
Thursday, July 6, 2:30-3:30 p.m., at Southside Branch Library
Friday, July 7, 10:00 a.m., at Ensley Branch Library
Monday, July 10, 10:00 a.m., at Woodlawn Branch Library

For more details on these and other summer reading programs visit the BPL events calendar.

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