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Mind & Body classes return to Juniper!

Mind & Body classes are now offered at both Juniper and Larkspur. Check schedules for details.

Mask Mandates

In accordance with the state of Oregon mandate, masks are required in BPRD indoor public spaces for all patrons regardless of vaccination status, except when swimming. This is for all ages 5+. Compliance is required and everyone is asked to wear a mask. Cooperation is greatly appreciated by your park and recreation district employees serving you.

Masks are required outdoors in recreation programs when distancing cannot be consistently maintained except when swimming. Spectators in outdoor areas must either wear a mask or distance from those in other households. Please keep masks handy for moving between indoor and outdoor areas.

Visit BPRD's COVID-19 page to learn more about other changes.

Sundays at Juniper: Use South Entrance

To enter Juniper on Sundays, please use the South Entrance off Franklin Avenue. The North Entrance off 6th St. is closed on Sundays. Both parking lots are open.

Take a Tour!

There's a lot of new fitness and swim opportunities at Juniper and Larkspur. Schedule a tour or orientation with the pros and let's get started on your fitness journey. Schedule a Larkspur Tour.

Benefits: Rooted in traditional practices, Mind & Body classes aim to improve your overall health and wellbeing through stretching, focused breathing, relaxation techniques and strengthening movements or poses.

Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, meditation and other practices are known to offer opportunities to build on both physical and mental awareness and wellness.

Locations: Juniper Swim & Fitness Center and Larkspur Community Center

Fees & Passes: Multi-facility swim and fitness fees, passes and discounts available.

Note: During inclement weather or poor air quality, be sure to check schedules regularly for possible cancellations or location changes.

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See the Juniper Swim & Fitness Center facility schedule for all classes and activities. Learn more about Yoga and Pilates classes by clicking the descriptions in the calendar below or checking the Class Descriptions tab.

See the Larkspur Community Center facility schedule for all classes and activities.

Not all classes listed below may be currently offered.

Yoga 101  
Learn to do foundational yoga poses correctly and safely with an emphasis on anatomically-informed alignment principles, proper muscle action, breathing technique and a present moment awareness. Designed to provide knowledge and tools to implement a yoga practice

Yoga Fundamentals
Designed to help new students feel more comfortable in their yoga practice or for the more experienced wanting assistance with position and alignment.

 Chair Yoga  
Practice is done seated in chairs or on a mat using modifications for each pose.

Gentle Yoga  
A gentle practice that moves through a slow pace. Easy to follow poses.

8-Movement Tai Chi 
Slow, circular movements to gently exercise muscles and improve range of motion. Relies on internal awareness to generate a feeling of overall health and vitality.

24-Movement Tai Chi 
Further your practice of Tai Chi to improve balance, movement, vitality and well-being.

Guided Meditation
A quiet time and space to focus on breathing, calmness and relaxation with an extended Savasana.

Qigong Reeling Silks 
Slow, repetitive spiral movements utilizing and unifying the entire body, making you strong, fluid and accessible.

Stretch & Relax 
Gentle stretching to relieve tension, increase flexibility and improve range of motion. Take time to relax, it feels great!

Hatha Yoga 
Increase energy, flexibility, strength and stamina while focusing on alignment. Reduces stress and relaxes muscles.

Yoga Flow   
Focused alignment with movement guided by the breath. Vinyasa at a slower pace.

Prenatal Yoga 
Journey through this magical time together as you maintain fitness and well-being. Physician’s or midwife’s approval required before first class.

Baby & Me Yoga Core 
Journey back into shape with baby at your side. Make new connections and build friendships. Babies are welcome from 6 weeks to walking.

Vinyasa Yoga  
Flowing form of yoga incorporating: sun salutations, breathing techniques and connecting poses to create flow in your practice.

Power Vinyasa Yoga  
This class is a challenging practice that can produce extraordinary results. Find personal discovery as you build strength and flexibility. For this advanced class, six months prior practice of fundamentals is recommended. Time is focused on a faster paced workout-style yoga. Come ready to sweat!

Yin Yoga 
Stretches the connective tissue in the lower body. Poses are passive and are held for several minutes.

Restorative Yoga
Restorative yoga classes move at a much slower, relaxed pace, giving more time to lengthen tired muscles. Focuses on stretches of the hips, shoulders, back. Some offer passive poses and/or meditation.

Restorative Flow Yoga
Restorative flow yoga classes begin with a gentle flow and then moves into passive restorative practice.

Restorative Yoga for Athletes
Designed to reduce the risk of injury and improve recovery time.

Flexible Strength Through Yoga
A fitness-style yoga class that continuously stretches and strengthens the body.

Kundalini Yoga & Meditation
Kundalini – the yoga of awareness, the yoga of consciousness. We use asana (physical postures), pranayama (breath), chanting and meditation to transform and deepen our personal practice.

Intro to Ashtanga Vinyasa
Learn the classical sequence of asanas from which Vinyasa was born. Practice introduces the primary series.

Yoga for Mindfulness 
This grounding and mindful yoga practice will deepen awareness of the mind, body and breath. This class is designed to settle the mind, open the body and acknowledge our presence through a practice of meditation, asanas (postures) and breathing techniques.

Yoga Core 
Incorporate challenging poses that engage the Bandhas and fire your core. With the focus on length, strength and total body toning, you will become flexible, strong and lean.

Yoga for Athletes 
Enhance your performance as you increase flexibility and functional range of motion. Provides a holistic cross-training approach by opening tight muscles and conditioning the core.

Sculpt Fusion Yoga 
This challenging, athletic workout features yoga-inspired exercises combined with balance and flexibility training. Incorporates free weights and is set to current upbeat music.

Pilates Mat    
A method developed over seventy years ago to enhance posture and overall fitness. Using the fundamentals of Pilates and flowing through the series of Pilates exercises, you will develop your deep pelvic floor and posture stabilizing muscles.

Yoga & Pilates   
Techniques and benefits of both disciplines. Yoga will increase flexibility and balance; Pilates increases core strength and lengthens the muscles.

PiYo is an athletic mind/body class set to current upbeat music and focused on agility, dance conditioning, athletic training, core conditioning, balance, flexibility and so much more.