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HOCO Fest Offers Wellness Classes in Downtown Tucson

Jul 31, 2019 10:48AM

Hotel Congress’ HOCO Fest is pleased to announce a weekend of wellness programming as part of this year’s annual festival, held August 30 through September 1. In alignment with HOCO’s spread throughout downtown, this year’s wellness offerings will also take place in various corners of Tucson’s historic center, featuring yoga, CBD and herbal medicine.

Downtown gym Let’s Sweat will expand this August with the all new YOGAnnex. This space will offer vinyasa flow classes using light and sound to enhance the practice and experience. Let’s Sweat and YOGAnnex (439 North 6th Avenue, Suite 101) will be hosting a variety of classes to benefit body, mind and spirit: August 30, Crystal Sound Healing with Lindsey Banis (6 p.m.); August 31, Yoga + Sound with Gabriela Pintado & Quiahuitl of Sonido Tambó (12 p.m.), and Spin + Yin with Eva Lankes & Soleil Chiquette
(4 p.m.); September 1, Yoga + Meditation with Gabriela Pintado (12 p.m.), and Yoga Flow (4 p.m.).

On August 31 at 2 p.m., Club Congress (311 East Congress Street) will host CBD 101, presented by Earth’s Healing and Global Xtracts. This panel will explain the process of growing and extracting CBD, explore its various beneficial uses and discuss how CBD is making the entire cannabis industry more accessible to the general public.

On September 1 at 10 a.m., community herbalist Carla Vargas-Frank of Yerba Nomadica will be offering a workshop titled Sonoran Desert Essences: Low Impact Herb Crafting and the Medicine of Place. This interactive workshop, held at The Grocery by Object Limited (220 North Meyer Avenue), will explore how to make and use essences and discuss how low impact herbal medicine benefits our delicate desert ecosystem in times of rapid environmental change. 

For more information, visit HOCOFest.com. See ad page 27.

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