Yoga for Peace, Health & Community All Classes Taught by Lara A. Ward

Align, Tone & Flow Yoga Mon 9-10:15am

at the Jewish Community Ctr 9 Route 39, Sherman (south of the American Pie) * This is a weekly - ongoing class * Begin at Any Time!

Proper body alignment is key to increasing physical well being as well as keeping us safe as we flow through our yoga practice.  Classes develop strong postural alignment, fluid deep breaths, creating community and bring our minds attention within to help us take on life's challenges on and off the mat. This practice is best for those in good health or have yoga experience and enjoy classes designed to tone and build strength.  This class is open to the public.

Align, Tone & GENTLY Flow Yoga * Fridays 10:00-11:00

at the Jewish Community Ctr 9 Route 39, Sherman (south of the American Pie) * This is a weekly - ongoing class * Begin at Any Time!

Gentle yoga is perfect for those wanting a smooth flowing practice full of modifications for those recovering from injuries or need more assistance.  We focus on lightly toning our bodies, working on simple balancing poses, full breathing all while centering our mind and energizing our spirits.  You will be under the guidance of the very experienced yoga educator, Lara Ward as she safely teaches you postural alignment, breathing practices all while creating a community . This practice is best for those new to yoga or have experience yet are seeking a mild practice designed to keep the body flexible and mobile without the challenges of more vigorous practice.  This class is open to the public.

EveryBodies Yoga * Wed 6:30-7:30pm * New Milford High School

Winter Session: March 27 & April 3 * registration closed

Spring Session: April 24, May 1, 8 & 15 * 4 classes for $48

Move through gentle flowing stretches that help restore flexibility while toning the body.  Each class will unite movement and breathing together through fluid poses designed specifically to keep the body supple and strong.  This class is perfect for those new to yoga as well as yoga regulars who love simple yet effective poses to align and release tension from the back, neck and shoulders.   Please bring a yoga mat.  * RESERVE YOUR SPACE EARLY TO GUARANTEE A SEAT - THESE CLASSES OFTEN SELL OUT!  For more information contact New Milford Adult Education 860-350-6647 x 1185 or

Private Yoga Sessions

 Private Group Classes are yoga classes on your groups schedule.  Whether you are a small group of 2 or tribe of 20 - select a day, time and location and Lara Ward will bring the yoga experience.

Your Private Yoga Practice are sessions designed just for you. Whether your goal is learning the basics or moving your practice to a higher level, your very experienced teacher,  Lara Ward will design a practice specifically for you.  A variety of yoga styles are offered:  Gentle,  Flow, Hatha/Basics, Ashtanga, Meditation, Restorative, Fluid Vinyasa or Yin Yoga.  And if you don't know what style, Lara will design and guide you through an appropriate style for your level of ability.  Each session may consist of breathing techniques, appropriate postures blended with relaxation techniques. Or perhaps you are interested in learning deeper aspects of yoga philosophy, energy work and/or meditation depending upon personal interests.  Private sessions are by appointment only and maybe held in your home, ah Yoga New Milford or at the Jewish Community Center in Sherman.  60 to 120 minutes sessions are available with session fees starting at $125.

Classes are taught by Lotus Gardens, LLC Founder & Director Lara Azzarito Ward.  Lara has been a Yoga Alliance Experienced 500 Yoga Teacher with over 25 years guiding clients into the world of yoga.  She holds  Massage Therapy licenses in CT & NY and is certified in Hydrotherapy and Reflexology.   She is honored to be an Adjunct Professor at WCSU, a member of the Advisory Board for WCSU's Institute of Holistic Health Board, and has worked with cardiac rehab. departments at Danbury & New Milford Hospitals as well as most of the major corporations in the greater Danbury area.  You will feel confident under Lara's years of experience.Br

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