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Under The Sun: Danbury's Tarrywile Hosts Outdoor Yoga On Summer Solstice

The 2013 Summer Solstice Yoga Celebration at Tarrywile Park in Danbury with the 73 yogis who came out to make it a wonderful night.
The 2013 Summer Solstice Yoga Celebration at Tarrywile Park in Danbury with the 73 yogis who came out to make it a wonderful night. Video Credit: yogaculture1

DANBURY, Conn. -- In celebration of the first day of summer, Yoga Culture is offering Summer Solstice Yoga from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 20, at Danbury's Tarrywile Park and Mansion.

"Welcome the longest day of the year with yoga at Tarrywile!" Yoga Culture said on its Facebook page. The weather should be perfect for the outdoor exercise/relaxation course. A high temperature of 76 degrees under sunny skies is forecast by the National Weather Service.

At last year's event, 73 yogis took part in the exercise in the open air. (See the video above.) The event is free.

Yoga Culture also offers free outdoor yoga classes every Sunday at 11 a.m. at Tarrywile Park.

Yoga Culture hosts the classes at the Red Barn on the Tarrywile property. The sessions last one hour and are led by a professional. Bring your own mat and towel.

For more information, visit weareyogaculture.com or call 203-730-0250. A onetime donation of $5 is suggested, good for the entire season.

For indoor classes or other services, Yoga Culture is  at 105 Mill Plain Road in Danbury.

Tarrywile Park and Mansion, a 722-acre municipal park, is open to all. The park, once an active dairy farm and fruit orchard, is now home to 21 miles of hiking trails, two ponds, a lake and several picnic areas. Tarrywile is located at 70 Southern Blvd., Danbury.

For more information on the park, visit its website or call 203-744-3130.

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