The Kingston WellSpring Festival on Sunday, May 1st 2011

The Kingston WellSpring Festival will take place on Sunday, May 1st 2011 in Cornell Park off of Wurts Street in the Rondout section of Kingston from 11:00am – 3:00pm

The Kingston Land Trust in partnership with Shakti Yoga Studios, MAC Fitness and the City of Kingston’s Park and Recreation department hosts festival to launch a free ‘Yoga in the Park’ series from May – September of 2011.

Kingston, NY –  The Kingston Land Trust in partnership with Shakti Yoga Studios, MAC Fitness and the City of Kingston’s Park and Recreation Department will host the first annual “Kingston WellSpring Festival” in Cornell Park off of Wurts Street in the Rondout in Kingston on Sunday, May 1st 2011 from 11:00am – 3:00pm.

The event will feature free adult and youth yoga each hour by Shakti Yoga Studio instructors, over a dozen different health practitioners on site to discuss their work that will include Acupuncture, Feldenkrais, Kinesiology, Naturopaths and other specialties and a drum circle to begin at 2:30pm.

All yoga participants are encouraged to dress comfortably in exercise attire and to bring mats, blocks and belts.

For more information, contact Rebecca Martin, Executive Director of the Kingston Land Trust at 845/877-5263 or visit www.kingstonlandtrust.org

 

Event Schedule

11:00am – 3:00pm

Visit dozens of alternative and conventional local health practitioners throughout the event.

 

11:25am – 12:00pm

Shakti Youth Yoga  (5-8 years old)

 

11:30am – 12:10pm

Shakti Adult Yoga – All Levels

 

12:25pm – 1:00pm

Shakti Youth Yoga (9-12 years old)

 

12:30pm – 1:10pm

Shakti Adult Yoga – All Levels

 

1:25pm –  2:00pm

Shakti Youth Yoga (5-8 years old)

 

1:30pm – 2:10pm

Shakti Adult Yoga – All Levels

 

2:30pm

Kingston WellSpring Festival Drum Circle with Special Musical Guests

 

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

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 the yoga  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 in Kingston, 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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