Cat Yoga — Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter and Sanctuary, 5278 E. 21st St. Bring a mat, we'll provide the cats. Register in advance. Ages 16 and up. 1-2:15 p.m. May 19. $15. 571-7839, Ext. 3.


Tai Chi

Tai Chi for Health — Improve balance, mental clarity, relieve pain and create an overall feeling of well-being through natural breathing and slow, gentle, meditative body movements. Register at 780-6751.

St. Philips in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. 9-10 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays. $55 a month. 780-6751. 

Resurrection Lutheran Church, 11575 N. First Ave, Oro Valley. 1-2 p.m. Mondays. $10.

Seated Tai Chi for Health — Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road. Work on leg strength, posture, and balance. Easy to learn and relaxing. Ages 18 and up.1-2 p.m. May 15, 22 and 29. $30 for five classes. 465-2890.

Tai Chi for Health and Balance — St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 8051 E. Broadway. Reduce stress while enjoying safe, gentle exercise that improves balance, range of motion, and flexibility. 5:30-6:30 p.m. May 16 and 23. $5. 465-6561. 

Tai Chi in the Garden — Mission Garden, 946 W. Mission Lane. Beginners welcome. 8-9 a.m. Saturdays. $10. 955-5200.


Yoga for Bodies That Don't Bend — Centerline Movement Studio, 1600 N. Tucson Blvd., Suite 100. Ages 14 and up. 6-7 p.m. Mondays. $15. 1-919-260-0236.

Tai Chi for Health: Beginner's Class — The Studio, 4648 E. Speedway. 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays. $10 walk-in class. 1-203-470-9549.

Tai Chi for Health: Advanced Class — The Studio. 10:15-11:15 a.m. Tuesdays. $10. 1-203-470-9549.

Gentle Yoga for Back Care — Mindful Yoga Studio, 1101 N. Wilmot Road. Students are introduced to movements and poses that encourage improved postural alignment and freedom from pain. Ages 18 and up. 4-5:15 p.m. May 14 and 16. $11. 300-4378.

Hatha Yoga — Three Jewels Tucson, 314 E. Sixth St. Stretch, ease stress, strengthen your body and unwind after work. Taught by Genea Crum. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. $5. 248-8621.

Beginning Hatha Yoga — Mindful Yoga Studio. Ages 18 and up. 6-7:15 p.m. Tuesdays. $11. 300-4378.

Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga — Quaker Meeting House, 931 N. Fifth Ave. 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays. May 7- Dec. 31. Free, donations appreciated. 490-5500.

Candel-Lit Yoga — Three Jewels Tucson. Teens and adults. Taught by Sheilah O'Loughlin. 7:15-8:15 p.m. Tuesdays. $5. 248-8621.

Gentle Beginning Yoga — Mindful Yoga Studio. Great for those with little or no yoga experience. Ages 18 and up. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. $11. 300-4378.

Clothing Optional Yoga — Movement Culture, 435 E. Ninth St. Encourages self-expression and personal development within a safe and respectful space. Participants are free to wear as much or as little clothing as they'd like. Open to all levels of experience. Ages 18 and up. 6:15-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. $15. 603-8043.

Tibetan Yoga — Awam Tibetan Buddhist Institute, 3400 E. Speedway, Suite 204. Suitable as a preparation for meditation and is very adaptable to those with physical limitations that are a barrier to many other forms of yoga. Ages 16 and up. 10-11 a.m. Saturdays. $5. 622-8460.

Cat Yoga — Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter and Sanctuary, 5278 E. 21st St. Bring a mat, we'll provide the cats. Register in advance. Ages 16 and up. 1-2:15 p.m. May 19. $15. 571-7839, Ext. 3.

Martial arts/meditation

Taekwondo Wellness Classes Kids 7+ — TKD Wellness Center, 5675 N. Oracle Road. Alternative exercise and wellness class that welcomes youth with or without mental health diagnosis. Ages 7 and up. 10-11 a.m. Saturdays; 4:30-5:50 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays. $20. 419-7837.

Capoeira (Adult & Teen Classes) — Movement Culture. 4-6 p.m. Saturdays; 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. $80. 603-8043.

Martial Arts for MINIs — Studio Axe, 2920 E. Broadway. Children will begin to learn the basics of Tucson Capoeira Martial Arts through games and exercises. Ages 3-6. 10-10:45 a.m. Saturdays. Free. 990-1820.

Childerns Capoeira — Movement Culture. Kids will work on flexibility, reflex, agility, rhythm, basic acrobatic skill, and bolster their self-confidence. Ages 5–12 with or without prior experience and at any level of fitness. 4-6 p.m. Saturdays. $40. 603-8043.

Other ways to sweat

YoSoul Saturdays - Downtown — Movement Culture. Set to hip hop, rap, afro-Caribbean, and Latin music. A total body workout that fuses yoga, dance, and fitness into a blissful hour-long session. No fitness, dance, or yoga experience necessary. Bring water and a mat. 10-11 a.m. Saturdays. $12. 603-8043.