The Westport Downtown Merchants Association has announced a new community event, Yoga on the Green, a full day of yoga on Veterans Green, 110 Myrtle Ave. in downtown Westport. The community event on Sunday, Oct. 20, will benefit the Smilow Family Breast Health Center of Norwalk Hospital.

Instructors from M3 Yoga, Saugatuck Studios, the Westport Weston Family Y, Oxygen Fitness, Yoga for Everybody, Venture Yoga and Yogapata will conduct yoga sessions every hour from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Guided meditation sessions will also take place throughout the day. The classes are suitable for every level of experience and every age. Participants are encouraged to bring mats or towels.

There is a suggested $25 donation. Funds raised will be allocated to services for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.

Smilow Center staff will be available at Yoga on the Green to discuss the services.

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