Monday, February 7, 2011

Art & Exercise Combine for a Healthy Dose of Culture in Barrio Amon

Historic Barrio Amon will be alive with cultural activities this Wednesday evening for the first artwalk of 2011. Over 20 galleries and musuems open their doors free to the public and attendees can travel between venues on foot (U4), bicycle (ChepeCletas) or shuttle (GAM) to see the lastest national and international pieces on display.

The newest cultural center in the barrio, Downtown Yoga (a Barrio Bird partner) will also open its doors to the public for a chance to try for free the newest exercise craze, Hooping from 4:30 - 5:15 & 6:30 - 9:00. In addition, yoga fans can enjoy a 1-hour Detox and Invigoration Class for 1,000 colones at 5:30.

Visitors can also take advantage of Valentine Specials including Yoga Mats for 15,000 colones and Gift Certificates for Massages - 1 Hour $35, 2 Hour $60. Monthly Yoga Memberships are available for 15,000 Colones - unlimited classes. 

Call 8926-9867 to reserve a space for yoga at 5:30 or with questions about the ArtWalk. 

Class at Downtown Yoga

Arrive to Class on Bike and receive 20% discount on month membership, only 12,000 colones unlimited yoga. 

Hooping is possible for adults and is a FUN way to get in shape. 
Barrio Bird offers walking tours of San Jose. If you are a visitor or have lived here for some time, there is always a new way to see the city. View tours or make a reservation by emailing or calling 8926-9867.