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Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross
Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
May 14 Monday 8:00 am Take Your Walk to the Desert (moderate) An innovative, fun, easy 1.5 hr walking experience for health, camaraderie, and the desert’s serenity. This is designed for people who want to begin trekking in the desert at an easy pace. Bring sturdy shoes, plenty of water, and a hat. This activity will be led by park docent Coni Grossman.

Date: 5/14/2012
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Duration: 1.5 hours
Speaker: Docent Coni Grossman
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $3 per person
Contact: Kevin Smith, Park ranger at 480-488-6623 or e-mail
Estrella Mountain Park
Invite yourself and friends for a fun,playful, and all levels yoga practice surrounded by spark of the sonoran desert. Estrella Mountain Regional Park is offering yoga classes in the nature center MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY 9-10AM. Classes start 4/16/12 Instructor, Candace Jordan Ph: 425-299-5810 Cost: $10 per class for Maricopa County Parks Annual Pass Holders $15 per class for non pass holders - this includes the cost to get into park Please bring your annual pass to class for verification. Please check the park website for any cancellations. What to bring- • Water • Yoga mat • Towel and or props you may need. A blanket, strap and yoga block is recommended for stiff joints and tight muscles. Please consider the following- • If it is your 1st time to attend a class, please arrive 10 minutes early to fill out waiver form and discuss any limitations with instructor. • Check/Sign in on the class roster • We don't accept credit cards so PLEASE BRING CASH/CHECK. Check is to made out to Candace Jordan. • Please have exact change if paying cash at the door • Please refrain from wearing perfume when coming to class • Wear comfortable sports/yoga apparel • Please turn off cell phones and PDA’s while class is in session- vibrate is not considered silent. • Inform the instructor if you are pregnant or if you have any medical issues that may prevent you from doing some asanas (yoga poses) before the class start If you have any specific questions regarding this class , please contact Candace by phone425-299-5810 or email "You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?" -Rumi

Date: 5/14/2012
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Duration: 1hr.
Speaker: Candace Jordan
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $10.00 per class- Annual Pass Holders/$15.00 per class- non-pass holders/includes park entry fee
More Info:
Contact: Candace Jordan 425-299-5810
Location: Estrella Mountain Regional Park
14805 W. Vineyard Ave.
Goodyear, AZ  
Yoga – Connect In Nature! – All Levels Class - Usery Park
Usery Mountain Regional Park
Connect with nature in Usery Park’s Nature Center by exploring your breath before a desert hike. Improve your balance for a bike ride through easy-to-learn, fundamental yoga postures. This all-levels class for both beginners and experienced yogis sets the tone for your day of hiking, riding or…yes, even your workday! Please join Inner Vision Yoga and their certified instructors for inspiring yoga every Monday night at 6pm, Tuesday and Thursday at 9am, and Saturday at 8:30am. Sign up for these fee-based classes at or drop into the park. For more information see websites, or call 480-632-7899 or 480-984-0032. Location: Nature Center

Date: 5/14/2012
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    
Registration Required: No    
Fee: Fee-based program
Location: Nature Center
3939 N. Usery Pass Rd.
Mesa, AZ