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Yoga in the Portal

Saturday, December 2, 2023
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Portal at Bakery Square
6425 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206


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Unwind + Reset at Bakery Square

Enjoy a rejuvenating yoga experience in The Portal every Saturday morning at Bakery Square!

After the event, join us for brunch at one of our restaurants! Get 10% off your meal at City Kitchen when you show your yoga punch card.

Additional Event Details:

  • Register online to fill out our waiver
  • Guests must provide their own yoga mat
  • Check-in starts at 10:15 AM with our Concierge
  • Events are subject to cancellation pending weather conditions
What is The Portal?
The Portal is a passageway connecting Bakery Square to Penn Avenue! It's located at the end of Bakery Square Boulevard near the South Garage. It is home to an art gallery, the Experience Center, and Bakery Office 1.0 Lobby! 

Loyalty Program: 

Instructions to sign up for our punch card loyalty program will be available at check-in. For every session you attend, you will receive a punch. When you receive eight punches, you will receive a yoga mat carrier!

About the Instructor: Cara Bessko

Cara Bessko is an experienced yoga teacher with over twenty years of teaching experience. With a strong foundation in Hatha Yoga traditions, Cara's style combines deep slow vinyasa, embodied challenge, and elements of Yin and restorative practices. Her teaching approach emphasizes anatomy, alignment, somatics, therapeutics, and trauma-informed work. Cara has worked with a diverse range of individuals, from professional athletes to differently-abled children and adults. Whether teaching in corporate settings, private sessions, or virtually, she believes in the healing power of yoga and the importance of breathwork. Cara's integrative sessions incorporate whole body and brain yoga therapy, movement, stillness, breath work, mantra, visualization, crystal singing bowls, and EMDR modalities to help individuals regain control of their lives. With a focus on creating a safe and non-judgmental space, Cara's classes offer modifications, step-by-step guidance, and stress relief techniques. Join her for an inclusive practice that promotes understanding, stability, and overall well-being.

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Please be aware that by attending this event, you consent to your likeness being used, without compensation, in photo or video footage captured onsite. Bakery Square reserves the right to use any and all media for future publicity.