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Unique Urban Garden the Setting for Summer Yoga at RJD
July 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - August 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 14, 2018
On Tuesdays, beginning July 10, at 7pm, the gardens at the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum will welcome the public for a weekly yoga class. This class is being run in partnership with the New Bedford YMCA. YMCA yoga instructor, Mary Beauregard, will lead a Vinyasa class suitable for any level of yogi.
Attendees can experience the restorative ambiance of the RJD’s historic gardens, from their first opening breath of awareness to final savasana. Yoga has been known to increase flexibility, strength, and mindfulness. Interested individuals should register for this course at https://www.ymcasouthcoast.org/locations/new-bedford/. The class is free for YMCA members. A $5 per class fee is charged for others or to drop-in to class on the day of the event. Classes run weekly, 7 – 8pm, from July 10 to August 14, 2018 at 396 County Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts.
The Rotch-Jones-Duff (RJD) House & Garden Museum was built in 1834 for whaling merchant William Rotch Jr. This Greek Revival mansion, located on a full city block of formal gardens, is a National Historic Landmark, one of only 2,500 currently so named in the Nation. The period rooms of the house chronicle 150 years of economic and social evolution of the city, as reflected in the residencies of the Rotch, Jones, and Duff families. The Museum is located at 396 County Street. It is open Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and beginning March 24, on Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m and Sunday from noon to 4:00 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for AAA members, seniors and students, and $3 for children 12 and under.