Chill out in a traditional zen garden in Grand Central Terminal, the world’s cathedral of travel. As part of Japan Week, the garden is one of many free features that include food, performances and displays of futuristic technology. Wed.-Fri., March 8-10. Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central Terminal, 89 E. 42nd St.
Conquer your fears by balancing on your hands and arms with Anne-Margaret Redding, co-founder of Giving Tree Yoga Studio in Queens. Known as “life’s cheerleader,” Redding is a singer, composer and ordained interfaith minister who can motivate you to get off your feet. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sun., March 12. Giving Tree Yoga Studio, 22-56 31st St., Astoria. $35/20.
Expect a head-to-toe practice of long-held passive poses in “Balance Mind, Body & Soul,” a yin workshop with Laura Gotlin. For 90 minutes, clients will focus on breath, sensation and stillness. A long final relaxation in savasana will include products from Balance Blend Oil. 7-8:30 p.m., Mon., March 13. Relax On Cloud 9 Health & Wellness Spa, 694 Clove Rd., Staten Island. $26/20.