Wondering what to do this summer to stay active? Why not try an Outdoor Yoga class!
Hamilton has a bunch of weekly re-occurring classes spanning from the city’s west to east end including an all-day outdoor Yoga festival!
Everything is free or pay what you can making yoga accessible for everybody.
Lunchtime Yoga at Dundurn Castle
Friday June 21st
(12 – 1 pm)
Celebrate International Day of Yoga at Dundurn Castle with Modo Yoga Hamilton instructors! With the beautiful Dundurn Castle as your backdrop, this will certainly be a memorable yoga experience.
Sun Standing Still with Lululemon
Friday June 21st
(7:30 – 8:45 pm)
Tim Hortons Field
Free (every $1 donation goes to 541 Eatery & Exchange and Aviva Yoga Studio)
Celebrate the Summer Solstice and International Day of Yoga with Lululemon Hamilton. Imagine walking onto a field with hundreds of people moving and flowing as one. It’s a perfect reflection of the harmony celebrated on International Day of Yoga between mind, body, and nature.
Yoga instructors Sue Abell, Christine Hamilton, Martha Shea, and DJ Carmelinda will lead guests through a 75 minute yoga practice with a social to follow. All levels are welcome.
Yoga in the Park with In Fine Feather
June 23rd – August 25th
(Every Sunday from 10 – 11 am)
Gage Park by the Rose Gardens
Pay What You Can (Suggested $5)
Join In Fine Feather for a weekly yoga class in the park – the beautiful Gage Park that is. Led by studio owner Helena McKinney, every week she’ll lead an all-levels class with the goal of bringing the Hamilton community together through yoga. Just bring a mat and water bottle with you and meet by the Rose Gardens. I’ve heard a rumor that they’ll continue to run classes at the park in September if the weather is good.
McMaster Outdoor Summer Yoga with Helena McKinney
June 25th – August 27th
(Every Tuesday 12:15 – 12:45 pm)
The Lawn at McMaster Alumni House
Pay What You Can (Suggested $2-5)
Leave your study area behind and wander over to Alumni House for a chance to energize your body and mind with a 30-minute outdoor yoga class.
Alumni House sits in a quiet back corner of campus that makes for a wonderful escape into nature, and a perfect outdoor yoga setting. Once again Helena McKinney is partnering with Mac to offer this popular summer series. All you need is a yoga mat, a water bottle, and a positive attitude!
The series is open to all campus employees, local alumni, and members of the McMaster Community.
YogaFest | A Day of Wonder II
Saturday July 6th
(12 – 8pm)
Pier 4 Park
A Day of Wonder II will be at Pier 4 Park right on the waterfront! Experience a day of wondrous adventure and activities that inspire a reconnection with the essence of your inner child! Live art, music, all day yoga, photo sets, creativity, plant-based food, movement performances, and just overall fun and excitement! There will be eight 45-minute yoga classes running throughout the day based on the previously listed elements, meaning there’ll definitely be something for everyone!
Yoga at City Hall
June 27th – August 29th
(Every Thursday 12 – 12:45 pm)
Hosted by Modo Yoga Hamilton and East UpTown Yoga, you can find yogis in front of the HAMILTON sign every Thursday at noon. They’ll lead you through an energizing 45-minute class, which is the perfect way to break up your work day. All you need is a mat, water, and comfortable clothing to move in.
Yoga at Sam Lawrence Park
June 17th – August 26th
(Every Monday 6:30 – 7:30 pm)
Sam Lawrence Park
Join East Uptown Yoga has they return to Sam Lawrence Park for the 3rd Summer! Meeting place is beside the pavilion at Sam Lawrence Park. This class is free and open to all ages and abilities. All you need is a mat or towel, water, and comfortable clothing to move in. Class is weather dependent, so make sure you check social media beforehand for any cancellations.