Yoga at a Sonoma County Winery
Want to experience a deeply relaxing, stress reducing, and innovative Sonoma Wine Country outing? Try combining yoga and wine tasting.
Several local wineries now offer either yoga classes, or seasonal yoga workshops followed by a wine tasting. Yoga can not only enhance your senses and bring you more fully into your body, but this ancient wellness practice can also prepare you to experience wine in a whole new way. Check out these upcoming yoga and wine offerings.
This beautiful Russian Rivery artisan winery offers regular yoga classes on Sundays from July through September, as well as special events that incorporate yoga into the wine tasting experience.
Your yoga class will take place in the VML aroma gardens, awakening your senses to prepare you for the post yoga wine tasting.
Class cost: $20 (VML wine club members receive a 20 percent discount.) All classes are beginner friendly but space is limited. To reserve your space or get more information call Michaela Codding at 707-321-1560.
Matanzas Creek Winery
Known for the lavender that graces the grounds of their winery, Matanzas Creek Winery in Santa Rosa also conspires to awaken your senses with yoga and wine offerings.
Their next event takes place on Sept. 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This yoga/wine workshop, with experienced yoga instructor and certified sommelier Nancy Gaeden, will guide participants through a yoga and wine exploration using techniques learned from the Court of Master Sommeliers. Open to all levels, but reservations are required.
Class cost: $45.Reservations can be made at 800-668-5887 or email@example.com
Yoga in the Vines is held every Sunday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. A great way to start your Sunday is at Comstock Wines in Healdsburg with a yoga class taught by Mari and Chris Coppinger from 2up Yoga. After an hour-long class, you can sip on a glass of Sauvignon Blanc followed by a continental breakfast on the patio.
$25 per person; wine club members will receive their club discount on this experience. Space is limited, so contact the winery to reserve a spot: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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