The Kingston Land Trust’s Yoga in the Park! Program Ends Labor Day Weekend.

The Kingston Land Trust’s free “Yoga in the Park” program had a great year promoting weekly yoga in two of the city of Kingston’s parks in 2012. The program will conclude on Labor Day weekend.

Residents and visitors enjoyed yoga in Cornell Park with Shakti Yoga Studios and in Academy Green Park with Mudita Yoga Studios from Spring to late Summer. Both began their successful series weekly on Memorial Day weekend.

Shawn Harrison of Mudita Yoga Studio, now in their second year as a partner with the Kingston Land Trust, reported “We definitely experienced growth this year with the weekly offering instead of monthly,” said Harrison.

Residents can enjoy the Kingston Land Trust’s free “Yoga in the Park” in its final weekend on Saturday, September 1st at Academy Green Park at 4:00pm. There will NOT BE YOGA IN CORNELL PARK ON SUNDAY AT IT’S 10:30am TIME. Downtown participants are encouraged to join Mudita this weekend in Academy Green Park on Saturday instead.

The Kingston Land Trust thanks all of its partners and wishes the Kingston community a healthy fall season.

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About the Kingston Land Trust – An urban trust, the Kingston Land Trust is a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to theprotection and preservation of open space, historic sites, wetlands, scenic areas, and forests in the City of Kingston and thesurrounding region to include the Town of Ulster and the Town of Kingston. www.kingstonlandtrust.org

About Mudita Yoga Center – Mudita Yoga Center is dedicated to yoga, wellness and community. Translated from Sanskrit, Mudita describes a state of joyfulness, with is exactly what Mudita Yoga strives to cultivate through yoga, meditation, tai chi and a variety of workshops and discussion groups. Mudita has a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere and classes that are accessible to everyone regardless of flexibility or level of fitness. Following a year of intense training in India, Shawn Harrison of Mudita immersed herself in a yogic lifestyle – living, working, teaching and studying at Ananda Ashram in Monroe, NY for four years. Her classes encourage peace and ease in the body and mind by focusing on the breath and relaxing into each posture, creating space to tune in to our natural rhythm www.muditayogacenter.com

About Shakti Yoga Studios – Shakti Yoga Studios helps students increase their flexibility, strength, alignment and confidence through an intelligent, dynamic and safe yoga discipline. Founder Linda Lalita Winnick has created an insightful approach to theyoga practice drawing from her 25 years experience as a student and teacher. A rich knowledge of yogic philosophy, anatomy, and physiology, and intensive ayurvedic background adds a deeper dimension shared during classes at Shakti Yoga of Woodstock, Saugerties, and Kingston.www.shaktiyogawoodstock.com

About MAC Fitness – A top rated award-winning facility with fully certified professional training staff to custom design fitness programs built entirely around their clients lifestyle. Two state of the art facilities are located on 9W and the Kingston Plaza inKingston, NY.www.macfitness.net

About the City of Kingston Parks and Recreation Department – Led by Director Kevin Gilfeather, the Kingston Parks and Recreation Department oversees Kingston’s park system and organizes many programs for residents and tourists that include boating, kayaking, youth, adult and senior programs, environmental education, adult sports and more. www.kingston-ny.gov

 

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