Hickory – Join Yoga Instructor Ms. Pradnya (aka Swati) at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library for free Karma Yoga classes every Wednesday at 6:00 pm. Prior yoga experience is not necessary and classes can be joined at any time. Simple, safe and practical yoga stretches and movements are taught to help the Karma yogis relax as well as strengthen the mind-body-spirit. Pradnya offers modifications to people with little to no mobility. The pay it forward class put emphasis on mindfulness and universal meditation based on the concept of good ‘Karma’ (deeds). This class is NOT a substitute for any medical or mental health issues. Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Pradnya began offering free Karma Yoga classes to the community at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Wednesdays 8 years ago as part of her pay it forward service. She has been practicing yoga since the age of 5 and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. She holds E-RYT, RCYT & YACEP Yoga Alliance credentials and has over 20 years of teaching experience. Pradnya has been helping people to enhance their overall wellness with practical yoga solutions through her therapy practice at Yoga Reflection. Pradnya also offers yoga workshops and classes for children and adults at the City of Hickory’s Neill Clark Recreation Center. For more details, visit www.yoga-reflection.com.

Karma Yoga is offered at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 pm. The class is free and open to adults and teens and to children 10 to 16 with an accompanying adult. For more information, please call 828-304-0500 ext. 7235.