ConnectiCare and Yoga In Our City Kick Off 12th Season of Free Yoga Across Connecticut

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ConnectiCare and Yoga In Our City Kick Off 12th Season of Free Yoga Across Connecticut

Yoga In Our City returns to Connecticut parks with more classes and extended reach.


Lauren LaChance | Email:

Farmington, CT- June 6, 2024—Yoga In Our City, presented by ConnectiCare, is proud to announce the launch of its 12th season, which will take place in 27 parks across Connecticut. The popular, seasonal program provides all residents an opportunity to boost their mental, physical, and spiritual well-being with free yoga classes in Bridgeport, Hartford, Middletown, New Haven, New London, Waterbury, and Willimantic. Classes are offered now through October 13.

Hosting over 800 free yoga classes annually – taught by local instructors in each city – the program provides a space for individuals of all ages and ability levels to enjoy yoga. As the program's popularity grows, so does its reach to additional communities. This year, it welcomes Middletown to its growing list of participating cities.

“From the physical work of moving your body to the mental and social aspect of calming your mind and being in the community, Yoga In Our City offers tangible and accessible health benefits for everyone,” said TJ Clynch, Founder of Yoga In Our City. “We are excited to be back for another season and thank all our partners for their support.”

“Yoga In Our City offers Connecticut communities an accessible way to come together and reap the benefits of yoga,” said Kimberly Kann, Vice President of Public Relations at ConnectiCare. “ConnectiCare is proud to be a long-time sponsor of Yoga In Our City and its mission to bring residents of all ages a free resource to support their mental and physical health.”

Yoga classes are held seven days a week, including several bilingual classes in Hartford, New Haven, New London, and Waterbury. Participants are encouraged to bring a bottle of water and a yoga mat, towel, or blanket to each class. The 2024 Yoga In Our City schedule is available on the program's website, Participants can also follow Yoga In Our City on Instagram and Facebook to get the latest updates on class schedules and upcoming events.

Yoga In Our City also receives support from AARP Connecticut, the Connecticut Health Council, The Health Collective, the Connecticut Recreation and Parks Association, and Mental Health Connecticut and the Commission on Women, Children, Seniors, Equity & Opportunity.


About ConnectiCare 
ConnectiCare is a leading health plan in the state of Connecticut. ConnectiCare has been dedicated to making Connecticut a healthier place to live and work since the company was founded in 1981. ConnectiCare has a full range of products and services for businesses, municipalities, individuals, and those who are Medicare-eligible and leads the individual market in the state. ConnectiCare subsidiary, WellSpark Health, is a national wellbeing, disease prevention and management company. ConnectiCare is part of the EmblemHealth family of companies. For more information, visit


About Yoga In Our City
Yoga In Our City is a non-profit program of Civic Mind. The program has been committed to building happier, healthier communities through compassion, gratitude, and mindfulness since its establishment in 2012. Yoga In Our City brings communities together with free yoga in public parks in 6 cities across the state: Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven, New London, Waterbury, and Willimantic. Yoga In Our City welcomes everyone of all ages, sizes, and abilities. For more information, visit



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