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Friday, May 26
 

2:00pm

Service and Gratitude with Africa Yoga Project
Limited Capacity seats available

This class we will discuss the impact of yoga on struggling communities, living a life of contribution and service then view a documentary on the work of AYP. Then we will move into a short asana practice focused on community and play. 

Students can expect to be seated then move into practice. 

Great for Beginners, All Levels Welcome

Additional donations are welcome, all profits go to AYP. 

Exhibitors
avatar for MaryRose Donaghy

MaryRose Donaghy

My yoga journey began in 2008 when I started practicing various styles of yoga including hot and vinyasa. At the beginning of my practice I focused on the physical aspect by incorporating yoga into my weekly gym routine. As an added bonus, it quickly helped to ease my chronic bac... Read More →
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Africa Yoga Project

There is a small but growing wellbeing industry in Africa, and a high rate of unemployment. We partner these two needs by training global wellbeing leaders in and from Africa to provide professional wellbeing services for Africans, by Africans.  | | Currently we are more than 20... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Zen Den

2:00pm

The Infinite Power of Gratitude

The source of gratitude already resides within our own awareness. We don’t need to go anywhere or search anywhere to find it, we only need to change our perception of what is already around us. In today's practice, we learn how to recharge our gratitude batteries.

Genuine gratitude comes from a feeling of contentment, safety, and being welcomed in your life – what Buddha called the “gladdened heart.”

Practice will include:
  • Chakra Clearing Meditation
  • Calming Asana Practice
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Gratitude Practice

This class is GREAT for beginners
All Levels Welcome! 

Exhibitors
avatar for Deb Jeannette

Deb Jeannette

Board Member, Veterans Yoga Project
Veterans Yoga Project is a not-for-profit educational and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of military veterans through Mindful Resilience Yoga Therapy. Our mission is to support recovery and resilience among veterans, their families and our... Read More →
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Veterans Yoga Project

Veterans Yoga Project is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to supporting recovery and resilience among veterans, their families, and our communities. We do this in three primary ways:Led by VA psychologist and VYP founder Dr. Daniel J. Libby, we teach yoga teachers how to... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Gymnasium

3:00pm

Creation Song Project; Chant. Dance. Drum!
Limited Capacity seats available

Children experience the Healing Power of Music through this 100% interactive, high energy program. Big drums, group chant-dance, call & response healing song, movement and meditation all combine to ignite the creative flame within the hearts and minds of the youth. Masks, native flutes, chimes and bells enhance the educational aspect of the program, bringing children closer to the importance of honor and respect for our planet. Every child sings, dances, and laughs while reaching a group transformative wellness described as truly magic.

Kids can expect: Exercise, group singing and simple step dance. Short meditation mid-program with a focus on visualizing a healthy planet. No music or singing experience needed.

All Levels & Ages Welcome!

Artists
avatar for The Creation Song Project

The Creation Song Project

The vision of the Creation Song Project: 100% interactive healing music will awaken humanity if and only if our mission is focused on the Children. The future belongs to the youth. What a child dreams our world will soon become. Sacred music holds the key to creating fully human, fully alive Youth. | | Founded by Dr. Joe Breton, Creation Song Project has facilitated hundreds of interactive performances with thousands of children in and around New England. Big drums, larger than life instruments, ancient-future masks, native flutes, shakers, chimes and bells all collide in organized call... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Dr. Joseph Breton

Dr. Joseph Breton

The Creation Song
Dr. Joe Breton founded the Creation Song Project with a 100% Interactive Mission: To bring to Light all the potential Creative Healing Energy within the Hearts and Minds of The Youth. Dr. Joe is a licensed naturopathic physician with a focus on the Healing Power of Music. He has... Read More →



Friday May 26, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kid's Canteen

3:30pm

Ghanaian Dance with Live Music from Will Evans
Limited Capacity seats available

Music and dance are the heart and soul of Ghanaian culture. From a young age children are moving and shaking to the drum beat and bell. There are many Ghanaian cultural dances, all telling a different story. This class is a chance to learn about a new culture, its traditions and stories while also awakening your body to exciting sounds and movement Live drumming and the heat building from dance, will have you feeling like you have stepped right off the plane and into Ghana.

Artists
avatar for Will Evans

Will Evans

Will Evans has spent the last decade as the primary song writer, drummer, and front man for the roots rock outfit Barefoot Truth. Will recorded four full length albums and several EP’s of his original music with the band. Their most recent release, “Carry Us On”, debuted at... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Eric Amoquandoh

Eric Amoquandoh

Ghanaian born and raised, Eric Amoquandoh used dance and drumming to get him through the hardships of life in West Africa. Eric moved to Connecticut 2 years ago and brought with him his love for his culture, music and dance. For nearly 10 years Eric has been sharing these stories... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Zen Den

3:30pm

Tuning the Senses w/ Live Music from Jesse of Breakneck Boys
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Olgu Merandy as she leads you through an invigorating movement sequence that links the rhythm of breath and movement to the uplifting energy of music. This class combines the modalities of asana and pilates, and will focus on creating an explorative and mindful practice. Jesse Merandy of the Breakneck Boys will play live music during the class as we flow. Let’s meet for movement, contemplation, and celebration and let the good vibrations move us!

Artists
avatar for The Breakneck Boys

The Breakneck Boys

The Breakneck Boys are a mountain soul-grass band with roots in the Hudson Valley and NYC. Their original music brings together the kinetic heart of the City and the laid back chill of the Catskills with a sound inspired by old school Motown vinyl, Lomax field recordings, and all... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Jesse Merandy

Jesse Merandy

Speaker, MAYfest
avatar for Olgu Merandy

Olgu Merandy

founder, ustte llc
Just as her homeland of Turkey has acted as a bridge between the people and lands of Europe and Asia for millennia, Olgu Merandy’s teaching forges connections between a multitude of movement modalities and philosophical teachings to create a practice that holistically engages the mind, body, and spirit. Her classes are spaces for exploration and play, openings for self-discovery and transformation, that encourage practitioners to find their inner strength and the boundless joy of being! Olgu completed her 500 hour Yoga Teacher training through Yoga Works and has additional certifications in Pilates reformer, mat, and apparatus. She is a certified personal trainer (NASM CPT), and received her Master’s in Exercise Science at Brooklyn College. Recently Olgu created a clothing line called Üstte, which offers practical layering for an active life-style. Follow Olgu on Twitter @olgumerandy and find out more about her clothing line... Read More →



Friday May 26, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Moose Hall

3:30pm

Chatarunga, UpDog, DownDog
Limited Capacity filling up

An exploratory interactive workshop focusing on clearing the rote patterns engrained in your practice of "familiar" postures. A fresh perspective applied to three of the most common yoga postures together in their flowing sequence, shedding new light in all the dynamic corners of the moving yoga body. We will access spinal freedom through a focus on core stability linking the pelvis with the shoulder girdle through hands-on partner exchange. This method will change the stability and strength of your practice as a whole as you transition from feeling the opposition created by another person and then, are able to create that resistance with in yourself.

Students should bring/wear: Yoga Mat, An open mind

Take this class if: You are a teacher or you seek to improve form focus, and correct postures, want healthy shoulders

Great for Beginners!
All Levels Welcome

Exhibitors

Friday May 26, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm
The Nest

3:30pm

The State of Flow with Live Drumming
Limited Capacity seats available

"Flow is unconflicted movement, life in harmony with itself, skill in action." ~Erich Schiffmann

We’ll begin with brief discussion on the Taoist principle of 'wu wei' or effortless action. Wu wei is a state of mind where we do not force things, we learn to sense the current of life and swim in harmony with it. In doing so one takes on the strength of the river without any strain. Justin will lead an all levels vinyasa practice, skillfully sequenced for you to link form to form and enter the state of flow. The class will be accompanied with live African drumming provided by Al Wolfer.  

Students should wear comfortable clothes and bring their yoga mat, & water

Take this class if: If you love to move to Rhythmic Earthy tones

Students should expect: Fluid movements, live music, we'll start slow and add more movements

All Levels Welcome

Exhibitors
avatar for Justin Wolfer

Justin Wolfer

"Justin Wolfer is a dedicated student, practitioner and teacher of yoga, meditation and mindfulness. He and his wife own and operate Rise Yoga & Movement Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY. Justin walked into his first yoga class in hopes of healing several old sports injuries a... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Gymnasium

4:00pm

Happy Hoopin' Kids Class
Limited Capacity seats available

BringtheHoopla's interactive children's hoop class is a place of fun, movement and discovery. We combine hoop instruction, games and hoop dance to foster team building and motor skill development. Each child will find a place for self expression inside their hoop.

Exhibitors
avatar for Bring the Hoopla!

Bring the Hoopla!

Meet the ladies of Bring the Hoopla! | | Sarah Moon Beam | Sarah was given her first hoop in 2011 and since that day she has grown her life through hoop dance. She has been teaching hoop for 3 years with BringtheHoopla, currently Curriculum Director and Head Hoopla Instructor... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kid's Canteen

4:00pm

Open Sports
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Jed and his assistant Sophia for any game of active sports! Kid's will be grouped in age groups and they can pick which game they'd like to play for the hour. We've got a full variety to choose from!

Whiffle Kickball
Basketball  
Frisbee
Baseball 
& more!

All games are adaptable to the appropriate age group we're playing with!  

Exhibitors
avatar for Jed Varricchio

Jed Varricchio

​Jed " Big Jed" Varricchio grew up in Cold Spring in a sports-minded family spending most of his days on a court or in a field. Jed translated his passion and affinity for team sports into a career in teaching and coaching ​from 2003 -2012 ​he​​ ​coached basketball at... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kid's Canteen

4:00pm

Native Awareness
Limited Capacity seats available

This block is an introduction to Native Awareness, the study in a variety of disciplines that increase your own “Sphere of Awareness” beyond your “Sphere of Influence”. 

On a physical, psychological, and intuitive levelyou learn the tools to better understand Baseline as it pertains to multiple integrated systems in nature, reading the forested landscape, developing your “nature literacy”, or ability to understand what you see in the way of forest succession.You will understand how your mindset effects what you are aware of and how vast your blind spots can be. Through experiential exercises you will amplify the ability to detect subtle changes with all of your senses. Also the reliable techniques to slow and increase heart rate, brain wave activity, and pace to match the landscape you are in and better blend in and notice more.

Jim Kane will share Wide Angle Vision which activates the sensory portions of the brain while switching your brain frequency from Beta to Alpha. Which has been shown to improve eyesight in people who rely on corrective lenses, improving night vision, and provides an unlimited field of focus while increasing your ability to detect subtle movements. Fox Walking, known today as Chi Running, which is the most bio-mechanical efficient way of walking. The feet are our finger tips to the earth. Deer Ears to focus our hearing in darkness. Used all together on the String Stalk, which uses all of your senses, except sight, to navigate through the landscape, heightening sensitivity, balance, and fluidity.


Exhibitors
avatar for Jim Kane

Jim Kane

Lead Instructor, Maine Primitive Skills School
Jim comes to us from the Maine Primitive Skills School where he lives and works full time as an Instructor. Specializing in teaching Nature Literacy and reversing the effects of Nature Deficiency Syndrome associated with ADD, and ADHD in both children and adults. His passion for... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Box Office Meeting Point

4:00pm

Mediplaytion: Celebrate the Chaos in the Calm and the Calm in the Chaos like a Child Would, Inhibition Free.
Limited Capacity seats available

Hurry up and sit still! Sit still until your mind is clear and you can levitate into the eternal light of Samadhi on a rainbow made of OM symbols! And do it in a perfectly poised lotus position in a robe of white at sunrise in the Himalayan Mountains! Or... don't. Who said meditation has to be so serious! Meditation is the simple act of noticing, of tethering your attention to something so that the other thoughts can come and go like a rain cloud on a sunny August afternoon while you remain anchored. We do this all the time as children, then lose the ability to "let go and flow" as we age, and vulnerability becomes harder to come by. Join Sarajean in MediPlayTion to come back to that childlike state of flow, and let go of everything standing in the way of you being you.

You will dance, you will color, you will smile and you will shake- all in the name of finding your center and being present for this lovely, lovely life.


Speakers
avatar for Sarajean Shakti Rudman

Sarajean Shakti Rudman

CEO, Bala Strong LLC
Sarajean Shakti Rudman, founder of Bala Strong Hot Vinyasa Yoga and the RunYogiRun Podcast, wants you to be well. A New England-based Yogini, Ayurvedic practitioner, Nutritionist, and outdoor adventure guide, she has over a decade of experience across many diverse fields in health and wellness to support you. In addition to certifications in multiple fitness modalities, Sarajean holds a B.S. in Health and Wellness and Sports Management, an M.S. in Integrative Health and Clinical Nutrition, a post-baccalaureate certificate in Health and Wellness Coaching, and an M.A. in Health and Wellness Coaching (expected completion May 17). These Western credentials are balanced with a 500-hour ERYT, as well as Kripalu Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher and an Ayurvedic Practitioner Certifications... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

5:00pm

Creation Song Project; Chant. Dance. Drum!
Limited Capacity seats available

Children experience the Healing Power of Music through this 100% interactive, high energy program. Big drums, group chant-dance, call & response healing song, movement and meditation all combine to ignite the creative flame within the hearts and minds of the youth. Masks, native flutes, chimes and bells enhance the educational aspect of the program, bringing children closer to the importance of honor and respect for our planet. Every child sings, dances, and laughs while reaching a group transformative wellness described as truly magic.

Kids can expect: Exercise, group singing and simple step dance. Short meditation mid-program with a focus on visualizing a healthy planet. No music or singing experience needed.

All Levels & Ages Welcome!

Artists
avatar for The Creation Song Project

The Creation Song Project

The vision of the Creation Song Project: 100% interactive healing music will awaken humanity if and only if our mission is focused on the Children. The future belongs to the youth. What a child dreams our world will soon become. Sacred music holds the key to creating fully human, fully alive Youth. | | Founded by Dr. Joe Breton, Creation Song Project has facilitated hundreds of interactive performances with thousands of children in and around New England. Big drums, larger than life instruments, ancient-future masks, native flutes, shakers, chimes and bells all collide in organized call... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Dr. Joseph Breton

Dr. Joseph Breton

The Creation Song
Dr. Joe Breton founded the Creation Song Project with a 100% Interactive Mission: To bring to Light all the potential Creative Healing Energy within the Hearts and Minds of The Youth. Dr. Joe is a licensed naturopathic physician with a focus on the Healing Power of Music. He has... Read More →



Friday May 26, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Kid's Canteen

5:00pm

Cha Dao - Tea Meditation
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Ceremonial Tea Meditation is a time where we come together to carve out space so we can better connect with nature through Tea. Utilizing the elements of fire, water and earth to carefully re-awaken the leaves Tea gently guides us into a meditative softening, opening our heart and mind to the vibrations around us. Through the space created we are able to reawaken our connection with the earth and listen to its silent sutras. Tea tells us a story that language cannot.

By meditating with Tea, we allow the universe to guide our session. Each bowl we serve is a different experience than the last, Tea whispers to us, meeting us exactly where we are and giving us exactly what we need.

The Teas utilized for meditation are considered “Living Tea’s”. In other words, Teas that are grown in sustainable processes, either from organic plantations or from wild old growth trees that have existed for generations before we were born.

Students should be prepared to Meditate in silence for 30-45 minutes while Tea is prepared and served to them. They will be drinking 4-6 small bowls of Tea. 

Exhibitors
avatar for Casey Marie

Casey Marie

Salt . Sand. Tea
Casey has long been one with the water. Whether it was boarding in the surf or meditating and practicing yoga in the sand a deep connection formed with the waves of the rhythmic ocean. Casey has journeyed farther to unite mind, body, and spirit through the incorporation of Tea in... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Salt & Tea Tent On Shakti Lawn

5:30pm

Align With Your Higher Self- A Group Channeling Session
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This is a healing workshop that includes a grounding meditation, channeled soul guidance, a transmission of healing energy and discussion. Mary Ellen has been channeling her guides for over 10 years. In addition to the high vibration messages, you will experience a profound healing energy. From recent participants: "It was AMAZING! If you open your heart, soul, and lastly your mind, you will feel the energy & connection to your higher self! Incredible!", "I haven't felt energy this strong in years, the waves of energy keep coming” and “I feel energized and grounded at the same time- what a wonderful experience”.

Experience the powerful energy of your higher self. When you align with your higher self you experience more joy, clarity, creativity, love, balance and abundance in your life. You easily discern the difference between your intuition and your limiting beliefs. You step into the divine flow of the universe and experience the magic of synchronicity on a regular basis. 

Speakers
avatar for Mary Ellen O'Brien

Mary Ellen O'Brien

Intuitive Coach & Workshop Leader, Awaken Your True Essence
Mary Ellen O’Brien, CPCC, is a Workshop Leader, Spiritual Coach and Intuitive Channel. She’s developed a unique process using a combination of coaching and intuitive skills to help people awaken their true essence on a regular basis. It's a shift in vibration that allows her... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
The Nest

5:30pm

Core Values Vinyasa
Limited Capacity seats available

The core is a vital power source in a skillful yoga practice. Whether practiced individually or as part of an integrated vinyasa sequence, core work is an essential component of a safe and supported practice. Join Liz and Amanda in this exploration of core work, created to cultivate strength and stability in all our postures. Through detailed vinyasa instruction and hands on assists, they will lead you through a challenging, informative and exhilarating practice. 

Students should bring/wear: Yoga clothing and a yoga mat. Support props (block/strap) if they have them.  

Students should expect: This class with be co-taught. Liz and Amanda will alternate teaching and demonstrating the sequence.
A flowing sequence of postures (vinyasa).
Specific breath instruction throughout the postures.
A short dharma talk (to set intention and incorporate yoga philosophy).
Hands on assists.
Instruction in both english and sanskrit.
A great playlist of upbeat tunes.
Svasana at the end of the class, but no formal meditation.
"Core work" includes strengthening, twisting, lengthening, stability, & connection.

Take this class if: You have at least some yoga experience and want to feel the connection to core throughout your practice. You want a challenging and balanced class (you're looking to sweat AND relax) that really flows.

Intermediate Class

Exhibitors
avatar for Amanda Amadei

Amanda Amadei

Amanda Amadei, RYT-200, has been teaching vinyasa yoga in the Hudson Valley since 2013. As an instructor at Living Yoga in Cold Spring, NY, she teaches intermediate level classes, as well as the annual Mat Men series (a series of classes she created for men beginning or returning to yoga). Amanda also works as the Director of Retreats for SHiFT to ALIGN, which guides participants to discover their obstacles and their true selves through a combination of mindfulness, neuroscience, and yoga.Prior to teaching yoga, Amanda worked for 10 years as a personal fitness trainer in Chicago and Los Angeles, and served as Director of Personal Training and Perinatal Fitness for Chicago’s Cheetah Gyms. She holds a BFA from the University of Illinois, and has studied extensively in dance, stage combat choreography, and swordplay.It is her belief that a dedicated yoga practice creates freedom in your body and space in your life. Awareness and compassion for your own unique body and mind is what allows you to change and grow. Amanda’s classes encourage patience, courage, and a light... Read More →
avatar for Liz Schulman

Liz Schulman

Liz Schulman, M.A., ERYT-500, has been teaching since 1999. She has a Masters Degree in both Health Education and Stress Management and worked as a health educator in Manhattan prior to becoming a yoga teacher. Liz has spent her entire yoga career fine tuning her skills as a vinyasa teacher and refining her voice to successfully weave together breath based movement with challenging choreography and yoga philosophy. Liz has run yoga programs all over the tri-state area and has been training yoga teachers since 2002. In 2012 Liz and her partners opened Living Yoga in Cold Spring, NY, which has been named... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Zen Den

5:30pm

From Dark to Light: Uncovering Your Inner Guru
Limited Capacity seats available

Our voice within can be both challenging to hear and easy to ignore. Join Amy as she takes you on a journey that will expose hidden wisdom that you already possess within; through lecture, movement, and self-inquiry. The practice begins with a brief introduction to the Shadow-Self, continues with asana, and closes with intention setting. Expect to befriend that weakness or shame with love and ease. 

Students should bring/wear: Yoga clothes, Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), Water bottle, An open mind, Journal or Notebook & Pen

Students should expect: Students can expect to be exposed to classic yoga philosophy, practice self-study through journaling and self-inquiry as well as explore sensations and emotions in the body through yoga postures and meditation. 

Take this class if: You are ready to feel inspired and more connected to the path you imagine your life to be on!

OK for Beginners
All levels Welcome 

Exhibitors
avatar for Amy Pearce-Hayden

Amy Pearce-Hayden

Amy’s formal study of yoga began in 1995 with Iyengar Master, Gabriel Halpern. While working toward her BFA at DePaul University’s Conservatory Professional Theatre School (Chicago), yoga was included in their curriculum and her deeper studies continued. After relocating to NYC in 1997, she received her first yoga certification and went on to open her own school in 2003 where she continues to direct both 200... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Gymnasium

5:30pm

Yoga 101 - Foundations & Alignment
Limited Capacity seats available

This class will offer a basic sequence designed for those new to yoga and those who would like to re visit the Fundamentals of thier current yoga practice. I.e.: alignment, breath, and general awareness and presence.

We will move through some basic poses and break down alignment in each space so as to allow each individual to find comfort in their own body and mind as they become familiar with this practice.

The class will begin with a short intention setting talk along with some breath awareness, move through the basic asanas (yoga postures) and end with a short meditation and savasana ( end resting pose)

During class, hands on assists will be offered to better your awareness of your personal alignment. If this is not something you would like please let the teacher or assistants know you would prefer not to be adjusted.

Come with an open mind and an open heart! And just HAVE FUN!

Students can expect: Intention setting, Hands on assists, Needed Props - Mat, 2 Blocks, Blanket & a strap ((not required but very useful especially for beginners)), Teacher will play Harmonium and Chant/Sing a little, students will not be required to chant or sing along. Heavy awareness of Alignment. Short meditation. 

Take this class if: You want to learn a simple foundation to a yoga practice. You want to brush up on your alignment and awareness in your yoga practice.

Great for Beginners
All Levels Welcome


Exhibitors
avatar for Becca Roberts

Becca Roberts

Becca Roberts is an E-RYT 500 Hour Registered Yoga instructor and Certified Advanced Teacher of Yoga Therapeutics, living in New York's beautiful Hudson Valley. She received her 200 hour Yoga certification from the Raja Hatha School of Yoga in Carmel NY (Directed by Amy Pearce-Hayden) and her 300 hour/Yoga Therapy certification from Integrative Yoga Therapy (IYT) at Kripalu. (Directed by Joseph... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Moose Hall

6:00pm

Upstate Rubdown
Upstate Rubdown is an acoustic septet drawing inspiration from every corner and decade of America's musical heritage. Based in New York State's Hudson Valley region, the band has spent years cultivating its sound, and continues to grow by the tune. The instrumentation includes Harry D'Agostino on upright bass, Ryan Chappell on mandolin, Dean Mahoney on cajón, and Christian Joao on flute and alto/baritone saxophone. The dynamic rhythm section supports a three part vocal harmony powerhouse of founding members Mary Kenney and Melanie Glenn with recent Nashville-transplant Allison Olender.

Over its five year history, the band has played in more than twenty states, from intimate house concerts to prominent festival stages, including Mountain Jam, Frendly Gathering, and Green River Festival. The band has opened for Cory Henry, Phox, The Felice Brothers, and many others.

Otis Mountain Get Down captures the heart of the matter:

"Pulling from the greatest corners of American music, this group has the power to get feet moving with or without amplification. Like fresh-farmed vegetables, their music is as organic as it is good for you. From foot-stomping bass, highlighted by the slap of a cajon, to the familiar strums of the mandolin over a wailing saxophone – there’s so much going on instrumentally that when the harmonious lead vocalists chime in, the result is nothing short of a homegrown hurricane of sound."

Artists
avatar for Upstate Rubdown

Upstate Rubdown

Upstate Rubdown is an acoustic septet drawing inspiration from every corner and decade of America's musical heritage. Based in New York State's Hudson Valley region, the band has spent years cultivating its sound, and continues to grow by the tune. The instrumentation includes Harry D'Agostino on upright bass, Ryan Chappell on mandolin, Dean Mahoney on... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Main Stage

7:30pm

Will Evans with Rising Tide
Will Evans has spent the last decade as the primary song writer, drummer, and front man for the roots rock outfit Barefoot Truth. Will recorded four full length albums and several EP’s of his original music with the band. Their most recent release, “Carry Us On”, debuted at #10 on the iTunes Rock Chart. With Barefoot Truth now on an extended hiatus, Will has opened a new chapter in his musical journey.

His first solo release landed him in Entertainment Weekly as being right on target in the “Bullseye Of The Week” and warranted a #4 spot on the Northeast Billboards. Will’s entry into the Guitar Center sponsored “Search For The Next Great American Songwriter” also brought him national attention. Out of over 10,000 entrants, he was chosen as one of the nation’s top ten finalists.

In October of 2015, while on a national tour as direct support to Trevor Hall, Will released his sophomore album, "Signal Flares", and is currently touring in support of the album. With topics such as the album's opener "Do It For The Love", and "To Be Human", it is clear that the singer-songwriter is once again speaking from his heart, advocating his own socially-conscious messages of love and inclusion.

In his live performances, Will uses his impressive looping skills to combine his drumming background with his highly energized and entertaining acoustic style. When Will is on stage, the crowds always get to their feet and he always gets to their hearts. Will has shared the stage with many top artists including Crosby and Nash, Grace Potter, Bruce Hornsby, Rusted Root, Trevor Hall, Donavon Frankenreiter, Railroad Earth and members of Dispatch.

Artists
avatar for Will Evans

Will Evans

Will Evans has spent the last decade as the primary song writer, drummer, and front man for the roots rock outfit Barefoot Truth. Will recorded four full length albums and several EP’s of his original music with the band. Their most recent release, “Carry Us On”, debuted at... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Stage

8:30pm

Dj Taz Rashid
Artists
avatar for Dj Taz Rashid

Dj Taz Rashid

Musician, Producer, DJ, DJ Taz Rashid
Tazdeen Rashid (DJ TAZ RASHID) brings a high vibrational energy to any room instantly by mixing the beats and rhythms of Love, Ancient New World, House, Kirtan, Devotional, and all the cosmic sounds. His vision is to be a channel to cause the expansion of all those around by tapping into the creative wisdom of the body and allowing them to feel, let go and awaken. Taz has been producing and part of creating mindful events globally over the last few years and as a musician, he plays guitar, keyboard, Native American Flute, didgeridoo and hand percussion. He takes these instruments and connects to the Divine and what comes through has the ability to move his crowd to connect to their Divine higher... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Main Stage

9:30pm

Dar Williams
Artists
avatar for Dar Williams

Dar Williams

Every new album from Dar Williams represents her thoughts and feelings about both her own life and larger forces in the world. But her ninth studio record, Emerald, marks a particularly dramatic confluence between her experiences and broader contemporary culture—and what it means to be a songwriter at this moment in history. In the past few years, Williams has been involved in a wide range of different efforts and projects: teaching a course titled... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Main Stage

11:00pm

Srikala Late Night Campfire Set
After the Main Stage closes up, head over the Beach stage for a late night campfire session with Srikala and keep the party going. The Bar is open! 

Artists
avatar for Srikala

Srikala

SriKala is an international Hip-Hop Emcee, Poet, singer, DJ, producer, and percussionist. As an Ableton Artist, Srikala uses the world renowned software to combine original production with live vocals and percussion. Uplifting the vibration and moving the dance floor through the sounds of hip hop, reggae, dub, world beats, and sacred mantras... Read More →


Friday May 26, 2017 11:00pm - Saturday May 27, 2017 12:30am
Beach Stage
 
Saturday, May 27
 

9:00am

Finger Fables for Squiggly Squirmers
Limited Capacity seats available

This hands on performance engages young children when they fingers turn into animals to help tell the tales. Selections range from Aesop to Anansi, with local flavor, a a silly story too. All are welcome to listen.

Exhibitors
avatar for Jonathan Kruk

Jonathan Kruk

Speaker, MAYfest, Jonathan Kruk, Storyteller
Jonathan Kruk, Master Storyteller performs fables, fairy tales and Hudson River lore for children. Selected "Best Storyteller in the Hudson Valley" his kid's recordings earned Parents Choice honors. He's been featured on CBS Sunday Morning, ABC Good Morning America, Al-Jazeera Am... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Kid's Canteen

9:00am

Fort Building
Limited Capacity seats available

Kids will work together to construct a shelter in the woods from materials they find around them. Using sticks, leaves, bark and other found materials, kids will create a hut-like structure big enough to fit their bodies and sturdy enough to protect them from the rain and wind. Kids will not only have tons of fun in the woods, but they will acquire an important wilderness survival skill.

Exhibitors
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Kim Chase

Kim Chase has taught environmental science education for over 10 years. She taught animal behavior, biology and wildlife conservation to children and adults at the Bronx Zoo and she served as the science education coordinator for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. She currently works a... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Kid's Canteen

9:00am

Sweet SUP Surrender
Limited Capacity full
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This class is perfect for those who just want to f l o a t on. We will move slow like honey in this simple, beginner style standup paddle board yoga class. We’ll get into the ooey gooey tension of the hips and shoulders making for the most delicious savasana you have yet to experience on water. Prepare to move little, but breathe lots. Includes a longer savasana and meditation.

Students should bring/wear: Bathing Suit / Wet suit / Something to get Wet in

Students should expect: meditation, savasana, breathing in and out with the ebbs and flows of water.

Take this class if: You want to relax and experience the effects of yoga and mediation while FLOATIING!

Great for Beginners!
All Levels Welcome 

Exhibitors
avatar for Katie Collins

Katie Collins

Katie Collins Yoga
Albany NY native Katie Collins journey of yoga began over 5 years ago when she attended one of her first yoga festivals. It was here that she knew she wanted to start teaching right away. Fast forward two years later, Katie was introduced to SUP yoga through the teachings of Rach... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
WaterFront by Beach Stage

9:00am

Couples Massage Workshop
Limited Capacity full
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Join us for this fun & rejuvenating partner massage workshop. Each partner will give and receive a 30 minute mat-based massage that focuses on the most common tension spots and stress patterns in the body. Learn fundamental techniques that feel great and provide the foundation for giving (and receiving) great body work.

Exhibitors
avatar for Brad Teasdale

Brad Teasdale

Speaker, MAYfest
Bradford Teasdale, LMT, founder and director of Medicine Hands Massage is a lifelong student of health and the human body. He completed his first Ayurvedic Yoga Massage training in 2001 and is a leading practitioner of this system in the United States. He continued his studies at... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
The Nest

9:00am

NUTRInspiration
Limited Capacity seats available

Eating should be simple - but somehow it has gotten hard.  Even exhausting at times.  There are so many choices, and so many voices, all presenting themselves to us as we decide what to put into our bodies.  How can we know what the right choices are?  The right voices to listen to?

The right voice is the one inside you, the voice that knows intuitively what you need, and when, and why.  To tune back in and listen to that voice, maybe all you need is a little NUTRinspiration!

NUTRinspiration is all about exploring our intuition when it comes to healthy food choices.  It is about eating with gratitude, intelligence, love, kindness and self-care in mind.  In this workshop, we will discuss easy to integrate tools from Eastern and Western medicine that aim to heal, inspire and nourish your body, mind and beyond.


Speakers
avatar for Sarajean Shakti Rudman

Sarajean Shakti Rudman

CEO, Bala Strong LLC
Sarajean Shakti Rudman, founder of Bala Strong Hot Vinyasa Yoga and the RunYogiRun Podcast, wants you to be well. A New England-based Yogini, Ayurvedic practitioner, Nutritionist, and outdoor adventure guide, she has over a decade of experience across many diverse fields in health and wellness to support you. In addition to certifications in multiple fitness modalities, Sarajean holds a B.S. in Health and Wellness and Sports Management, an M.S. in Integrative Health and Clinical Nutrition, a post-baccalaureate certificate in Health and Wellness Coaching, and an M.A. in Health and Wellness Coaching (expected completion May 17). These Western credentials are balanced with a 500-hour ERYT, as well as Kripalu Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher and an Ayurvedic Practitioner Certifications... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Library

9:00am

Breathe & Flow
Limited Capacity seats available

Ever feel out of breathe while practing vinyasa? Ever wonder what the hype about inhaling and exhaling is all about? Puzzled by ujjayi breath or just want to experience it's benefits more fully?

This vinyasa based class will concentrate on that powerful connection to breath, and leave plenty of breathing space while practicing a dynamic flow. 

Beginning with a short pranayama (breathwork), we will unlock and connect to the true power of the breath, and carry that over into our flow. 

Expect this class to be a powerful practice, set to some inspiring and motivating music. It will include traditional asana (poses) and sequences: sun salutations, standing poses, seated poses, backbends and inversions, but also allow space to breathe, fully and deeply. 
Students willl not only experience how the breath can power their practice forward, but also find how it's power can lead to a more mindful and meaningful experience, both on and off the mat.

Just above Beginner
All Levels Welcome 

Exhibitors
avatar for Vanessa Alfano

Vanessa Alfano

Vanessa instructs Vinyasa Flow classes, and aims to share the transformative power of yoga with her students. She teaches private, semi-private and group classes both in the Hudson Valley and New York City. As a teacher she uses careful alignment, connection to breathe and creative sequencing to help her students deepen their practice, enliven their spirit and connect within. When off the mat, she finds joy in the love of her little ones, and focuses on sharing wellness and lifestyle tips through her blog Mommyhoodtake1.com and online magazine... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Moose Hall

9:00am

Handstands For Every One!
Limited Capacity filling up

Could there be such a thing as an all levels handstand class? Handstand is one of the most rewarding and fun skills you can learn. No matter where you are in your handstand journey (including brand new) come and learn the anatomy of handstand as well how to safely prepare, progress and eventually have lots of fun on your hands! Each student will get a personal feedback and some tools to help you take the next step in your hand balance practice.  

Students should wear comfortable clothes and bring: Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), Water bottle, An open mind

Take this class if: You are interested in learning how to develop a safe and effective hand balance practice.

Students should expect: Handstands, wrist exercises and release techniques, shoulder strength and mobility work, lots of core strengthening and alignment techniques

All Levels Welcome

Exhibitors
avatar for Justin Wolfer

Justin Wolfer

"Justin Wolfer is a dedicated student, practitioner and teacher of yoga, meditation and mindfulness. He and his wife own and operate Rise Yoga & Movement Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY. Justin walked into his first yoga class in hopes of healing several old sports injuries a... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Gymnasium

9:00am

Mythical Vinyasa Master Class
Limited Capacity full
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Join Kelly for a spirited journey through Hindu myths, as well as the mantras, mudras and poses that go with them. Myths are like prisms, reflecting us back to ourselves and providing meaningful clues to help us through challenging moments in our lives.

Coupled with creative vinyasa flow, the stories truly come to life with YOU as the main character! Krishna, Lakshmi, Kali, Shiva, Ganesha… any one of them (or more than one) might make an appearance as we flow through creative vinyasa sequences designed to unleash your inner deity! For all levels, this workshop includes storytelling, chanting, mudra (yoga for your hands), meditation and lots of inspired movement on the mat for all levels.

Students should bring/wear: yoga clothes, Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), An open mind

Students should expect: Chanting, some Sanskrit, mythological storytelling, challenging and creative vinyasa flow, hands on assists, no props, short meditation

Take this class if: you are interested in the stories behind the yoga poses!

All Levels Welcome 

Exhibitors
avatar for Kelly Kamm

Kelly Kamm

Kelly's classes are musical, poetic, and deeply spiritual. She is known for her storytelling and her ability to make the philosophy of yoga relatable, to bring big subjects into an every day perspective. Expect a challenging and creative flow, plenty of great music, a dose of phi... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Zen Den

9:00am

Sandy Splits; Hamstring Helper
Limited Capacity seats available

If you’re working on side and middle splits, trying to deepen pigeon pose, or if you just want to gain flexibility in your hamstrings, this is the class for you. Practicing in the sand is a wonderful way to encourage range of motion: Not only does it offer a natural “propping” action to help lift the body to protect joints and over stretching, it can also safely ease you into the full expression of a seated posture. The class will begin with a core warm up, leading to a slow Vinyasa-style flow to build heat and to release hips and lower back before moving into deeper hamstring stretching. Getting sandy never felt so good!     

Exhibitors
avatar for Meredith Asplundh

Meredith Asplundh

Meredith Asplundh is a former beauty, health and fitness writer for Women’s Magazines. A busy career and family life, including training an competing in triathlons, is what first led Meredith to yoga. It was the promise to slow down, breathe, take better care of her body—all of the things she was preaching to her readers but not practicing herself. She earned her 200hr YTT in Vinyasa yoga, a certification in SUP yoga, and an extra 60 hours through Rocket Yoga. Meredith currently yoga... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Beach Stage

9:30am

Cha Dao - Tea Meditation
Limited Capacity full
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Ceremonial Tea Meditation is a time where we come together to carve out space so we can better connect with nature through Tea. Utilizing the elements of fire, water and earth to carefully re-awaken the leaves Tea gently guides us into a meditative softening, opening our heart and mind to the vibrations around us. Through the space created we are able to reawaken our connection with the earth and listen to its silent sutras. Tea tells us a story that language cannot.

By meditating with Tea, we allow the universe to guide our session. Each bowl we serve is a different experience than the last, Tea whispers to us, meeting us exactly where we are and giving us exactly what we need.

The Teas utilized for meditation are considered “Living Tea’s”. In other words, Teas that are grown in sustainable processes, either from organic plantations or from wild old growth trees that have existed for generations before we were born.

Students should be prepared to Meditate in silence for 30-45 minutes while Tea is prepared and served to them. They will be drinking 4-6 small bowls of Tea. 

Exhibitors
avatar for Casey Marie

Casey Marie

Salt . Sand. Tea
Casey has long been one with the water. Whether it was boarding in the surf or meditating and practicing yoga in the sand a deep connection formed with the waves of the rhythmic ocean. Casey has journeyed farther to unite mind, body, and spirit through the incorporation of Tea in... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 9:30am - 10:45am
Salt & Tea Tent On Shakti Lawn

10:00am

Creation Song Project; Chant. Dance. Drum!
Limited Capacity seats available

Children experience the Healing Power of Music through this 100% interactive, high energy program. Big drums, group chant-dance, call & response healing song, movement and meditation all combine to ignite the creative flame within the hearts and minds of the youth. Masks, native flutes, chimes and bells enhance the educational aspect of the program, bringing children closer to the importance of honor and respect for our planet. Every child sings, dances, and laughs while reaching a group transformative wellness described as truly magic.

Kids can expect: Exercise, group singing and simple step dance. Short meditation mid-program with a focus on visualizing a healthy planet. No music or singing experience needed.

All Levels & Ages Welcome!

Artists
avatar for The Creation Song Project

The Creation Song Project

The vision of the Creation Song Project: 100% interactive healing music will awaken humanity if and only if our mission is focused on the Children. The future belongs to the youth. What a child dreams our world will soon become. Sacred music holds the key to creating fully human, fully alive Youth. | | Founded by Dr. Joe Breton, Creation Song Project has facilitated hundreds of interactive performances with thousands of children in and around New England. Big drums, larger than life instruments, ancient-future masks, native flutes, shakers, chimes and bells all collide in organized call... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Dr. Joseph Breton

Dr. Joseph Breton

The Creation Song
Dr. Joe Breton founded the Creation Song Project with a 100% Interactive Mission: To bring to Light all the potential Creative Healing Energy within the Hearts and Minds of The Youth. Dr. Joe is a licensed naturopathic physician with a focus on the Healing Power of Music. He has... Read More →



Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Kid's Canteen

10:00am

Music Together! (0-5years)
Limited Capacity seats available

Family music class for children birth through age 5 and their caregivers. Move, wiggle, sing and explore through developmentally appropriate musical activities designed to support your child's musical aptitude and foster a life-long love of music. No unattended children --- grown-ups participate fully!

Exhibitors
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Alexia Tate

Alexia Tate recently moved to the Hudson Valley from Queens, where she taught Music Together and founded Story Garden, a musical storytime for young children. As a Music Together parent, Alexia fell in love with the philosophy of the class and decided to do teacher training, whic... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Kid's Canteen

10:00am

Open Sports
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Jed and his assistant Sophia for any game of active sports! Kid's will be grouped in age groups and they can pick which game they'd like to play for the hour. We've got a full variety to choose from!

Whiffle Kickball
Basketball  
Frisbee
Baseball 
& more!

All games are adaptable to the appropriate age group we're playing with!  

Exhibitors
avatar for Jed Varricchio

Jed Varricchio

​Jed " Big Jed" Varricchio grew up in Cold Spring in a sports-minded family spending most of his days on a court or in a field. Jed translated his passion and affinity for team sports into a career in teaching and coaching ​from 2003 -2012 ​he​​ ​coached basketball at... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Kid's Canteen

10:00am

Sunset Point: An Intermediate Hike
Limited Capacity filling up

Join Cold Spring natives on a hike to Sunset Point. Get back into nature and treat yourself to a panoramic view of  this breathtaking stretch of the Hudson Valley. The hike will last approximately 3 hours and is moderate to difficult level.

Please bring good hiking shoes, a snack, and water for this magical jaunt in the woods!

This hike will leave from the Baseball Diamond behind the Gymnasium. 

Exhibitors
avatar for Jesse Merandy

Jesse Merandy

Speaker, MAYfest


Saturday May 27, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am
BaseBall Diamond

11:00am

Creation Song Project; Chant. Dance. Drum!
Limited Capacity seats available

Children experience the Healing Power of Music through this 100% interactive, high energy program. Big drums, group chant-dance, call & response healing song, movement and meditation all combine to ignite the creative flame within the hearts and minds of the youth. Masks, native flutes, chimes and bells enhance the educational aspect of the program, bringing children closer to the importance of honor and respect for our planet. Every child sings, dances, and laughs while reaching a group transformative wellness described as truly magic.

Kids can expect: Exercise, group singing and simple step dance. Short meditation mid-program with a focus on visualizing a healthy planet. No music or singing experience needed.

All Levels & Ages Welcome!

Artists
avatar for The Creation Song Project

The Creation Song Project

The vision of the Creation Song Project: 100% interactive healing music will awaken humanity if and only if our mission is focused on the Children. The future belongs to the youth. What a child dreams our world will soon become. Sacred music holds the key to creating fully human, fully alive Youth. | | Founded by Dr. Joe Breton, Creation Song Project has facilitated hundreds of interactive performances with thousands of children in and around New England. Big drums, larger than life instruments, ancient-future masks, native flutes, shakers, chimes and bells all collide in organized call... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Dr. Joseph Breton

Dr. Joseph Breton

The Creation Song
Dr. Joe Breton founded the Creation Song Project with a 100% Interactive Mission: To bring to Light all the potential Creative Healing Energy within the Hearts and Minds of The Youth. Dr. Joe is a licensed naturopathic physician with a focus on the Healing Power of Music. He has... Read More →



Saturday May 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kid's Canteen

11:00am

Native Awareness for Kids!
Limited Capacity seats available

What is it like to move silently through the woods unseen like the Bobcat? Want to learn how to read the woods like a raccoon? Join Jim Kane as he teaches the same skills and exercises used by the Native Americans to teach their children to live closer to Mother Earth and live in a symbiotic relationship with all living things.


Exhibitors
avatar for Jim Kane

Jim Kane

Lead Instructor, Maine Primitive Skills School
Jim comes to us from the Maine Primitive Skills School where he lives and works full time as an Instructor. Specializing in teaching Nature Literacy and reversing the effects of Nature Deficiency Syndrome associated with ADD, and ADHD in both children and adults. His passion for... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kid's Canteen

11:00am

Story Workshop: Barefootbook of Children
Limited Capacity seats available

"The Barefoot Book of Children is a colorful and hopeful celebration of childhood… [and] an affirmation of our inherent dignity as human beings” —Caryl Stern, CEO, US fund for UNICEF

Come join Ambassador Pam Zicca as she reads the story of Barefootbook of Children. The questions posed throughout the book and the detailed illustrations will spark meaningful conversations. Participants will then have the opportunity to write their own Story!

Exhibitors
avatar for Pam Zicca

Pam Zicca

When my daughter was young, reading with her was my favorite pastime. I believe that spending quality time with a child, delving into stories; turning the pages of a book and inspiring them to use their imaginations is an activity to be cherished. I am very excited to be part of a company that... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kid's Canteen

11:00am

Coloring for Adults
Limited Capacity filling up

Coloring for adults is a simple meditative technique which can be done anytime and anywhere! Learn how to create your own sketchbook as well as tricks in designing a unique coloring book of your own. All while relaxing and getting back in touch with your inner child. Come create!

Exhibitors
avatar for Nicole Renninger

Nicole Renninger

Nicole Renninger graduated from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and has been teaching Art for over 7 years within public schools as well as various community organizations. She teaches children as young as infants through senior citizens and has been creating since she can re... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

11:00am

SUP Yoga: Beginner Paddleboard
Limited Capacity full
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Experience yoga on the lake! SUP (short for Stand Up Paddle-board) yoga is sweeping the yoga community, and for good reason. The use of the board in the water adds a whole new element of core strength, intense focus and single-pointed concentration taking the practice to an entirely new level. Add to that the fresh air, water, and nature all around you, it is a heavenly experience. This class is for beginners, but all levels are welcome.
This is one you will not want to miss.

Students should bring/wear: bathing suit or something they don't mind getting wet in, a towel, an open mind

Come prepared to get wet, sunscreen is suggested. Leave electronics on land!

Exhibitors
avatar for Melia Marzollo

Melia Marzollo

Director, SkyBaby Studio
Melia instructs Pilates classes; both group mat classes, private and semi-private apparatus. Teaching in the classic Pilates style, classes are alignment-oriented and challenging focusing on balance, strength and flow. Melia has earned certifications in Pilates from Power Pilates, Half Moon Pilates, and The Center for... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
WaterFront by Beach Stage

11:00am

Making Despachos; A Shamanic Ceremony
Limited Capacity filling up

Ayni is a word in Q'echua that means "Right Relationship" or balance with the soul's truth. In this beautiful Despacho Ceremony our prayers are "dispatched" or surrendered to Spirit with flowers, beans, rice and chocolates, helping us bring our past, present and future into right relationship. In this ceremony you will participate in one of the most ancient and powerful shamanic rituals and learn more about how you can offer this ceremony in your own community.

Students can spend as much or as little time as they need placing items (prayers) in the bundle. They may choose to toss things in and go about their day, or take their time and move with their breath as they take part in the ceremony. There will be no physical activity. This is a ceremonial and educational shamanic ritual.

Students should bring: An open mind & heart. All necessary materials will be provided but students can bring small personal items or trinkets to spice up their Despacho (crystals, feathers, small ornaments, etc.)

Take this class if: If you have any interest in Shamanic teachings or ceremony. If you have any heavy energy that you're holding onto that you would like to release back to the Earth and to Spirit. If you have prayers and desires that you would like to manifest through ancient ceremony. 



Speakers
avatar for Sean Lanning

Sean Lanning

Sean is a certified ERYT-500 Yoga Teacher and Shaman from Broad Brook, CT. After several years of work in marketing, music and direct sales, Sean was introduced to yoga. Through the sweat and crazy, un-explainable tears, he was hooked. It was a clear fork in the road. He had to c... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

11:00am

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff! With Marti Nikko & Dj Drez
Limited Capacity seats available

Less worrying about the little things and commit to the magic and beauty of this life. Through asana and breath lets begin to let go of our need for perfection and accept what life has to offer with less resistance.  Allow the inner journey of devotional exploration along with our powerful emotions help us find our way back to the path of ease and well being .  Recalibrate and remember our connection to the greater fabric of this life.  Sending out more compassion, love and kindness to each other along the way.  You are not alone!  

This workshop will include asana, discussion and some beautiful dope music.

Artists
avatar for DJ Drez

DJ Drez

DJ Drez is a sound pioneer. With an ear for cutting edge sonic ambiance, a finger on the pulse of music that makes bodies move, and the vision and skill to obliterate genre and boundary with his own trademark sound and production, Drez has skyrocketed to international acclaim fro... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Marti Nikko

Marti Nikko

A truly gifted teacher, Marti is known for motivating her students through her own passion. Fully certified in Yoga and the Pilates Method, and having worked in the fitness industry for the past 12 years, she teaches from a deep understanding of movement dynamics and the body. Ke... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Gymnasium

11:00am

Earth Salutations
Limited Capacity seats available

Moving on the breath, pausing to witness and feel gratitude, we’ll salute the earth, the moon, the sun and the stars. This nourishing practice, including asana, kriyas and mudras, will be sequenced to balance the mind, open the energy lines and awaken Shakti. Join Ellen Forman for this inspiring ​class.

Students should expect: Eclectic vinyasa based class including kriyas, mudras; which includes a balance of seated, standing and reclined​ poses, with a variation of dynamic movement and holding poses, as well as a short meditation. Gentle hands on assists. Modifications will be offered. Props optional. 

Students should bring/wear: comfortable clothes Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps)

Take this class if: You want a nourishing practice that opens the energy lines and awakens your gratitude.

Great for Beginners!
ALL Levels are welcome.

Exhibitors
avatar for Ellen Forman

Ellen Forman

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Yogini, Activist, Artist, Vegan, Lifestyle Educator, has an eclectic teaching style with a strong focus on the healing effects of the breath on mind, body and spirit. She combines playfulness and positive energy to inspire students to find balance and harmony in daily life. Throu... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Moose Hall

11:00am

Slow Down, Do Less, And Be
Limited Capacity seats available

This gentle vinyasa flow class will take you through the Five Tools of Mindful Resilience from the Veterans Yoga Project: Breathing, Meditation, Mindful Movement, Guided Rest, and Gratitude.

Students should bring/wear: Comfortable clothing, Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), Water bottle, An open mind

Students can expect: Intention setting, breathing techniques, guided rest/meditation (10 minutes), mindful and slow asana practice with variations.

Take this class if: Interested in Mindful Resilience and the mind-body practices, want a slower paced asana practice, to rest and meditate.

Great for Beginners! 
All Levels Welcome

Exhibitors
avatar for Veterans Yoga Project

Veterans Yoga Project

Veterans Yoga Project is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to supporting recovery and resilience among veterans, their families, and our communities. We do this in three primary ways:Led by VA psychologist and VYP founder Dr. Daniel J. Libby, we teach yoga teachers how to... Read More →
avatar for Kristine Ringler

Kristine Ringler

Balanced Journeys, Yoga and Reiki Practitioner
Kristine Ringler is a 200 hour RYT, Mother, Veteran, Research Consultant, and Human Rights Advocate. She teaches both adults and children yoga, and meditation classes in the Hudson River Valley. She has given wellness talks and offered yoga workshops at the Sedona Yoga Festival, MayFest Yoga Festival 2016, and York Diversity Forum, ME. She also offers mindful yoga, nature, and writing retreats at Black Rock Forest Consortium, NY. Kristine serves as the Board of Directors Vice President for a Veterans Yoga Project non-profit organization. She has taught yoga to cadets and veterans at West Point and routinely discusses the benefits of yoga and meditation within the community. Kristine has put mindfulness practice to full use during her travels overseas as a way to cope with stress in conflict environments. She now enjoys a regular yoga practice, especially with her 2... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
The Nest

11:00am

Yoga Nidra to The Higher Self
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Yoga Nidra is the practice of yogic sleep where the practitioner enters the space between waking and dreaming to heal the body, mind, spirit and manifest an intention, or sankalpa. Through guided relaxation, withdrawing the senses, and visualization techniques we will enter on a journey to the higher self, releasing old patterns and stepping into our full potential and purpose. Yoga Nidra has been found to reduce stress, anxiety, and tension. It has been found to be a useful technique to assist with trauma. This technique is practiced in Savasana, lying on the ground, however students may practice it seated if need be. 

Students should bring/wear: Comfortable clothes, Yoga Mat, Water bottle, An open mind, bolsters, a blanket

Students should expect: A practice lying on the ground entering deep relaxation through guided meditation and imagery. 

All Levels Welcome

Exhibitors
avatar for Cleo Post

Cleo Post

Cleo Post, E-RYT 500, B.A. Yoga, has been teaching yoga for the past 8 years and practicing for over 11 years. She received her 1000hr yoga teacher training and her B.A. in Traditional Eastern Arts: Yoga Concentration from Naropa University in Boulder, CO. Through studying yoga texts such as, The Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, The Hatha Yoga Pradipika, or the Sri Vijnana Bhairava Tantra, Cleo dove into the ancient study of the yoga tradition at Naropa University. Her study included Yoga Asana, Pranayama, Anatomy, Sanksrit, Yoga Nidra, the Tantric Wisdom Goddesses, and more. Cleo also holds a 200hr yoga teacher training from the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. After returning from her study at Naropa University, Cleo opened Rainbow Body Yoga Studio in Tivoli, NY which has now relocated and is thriving in Red Hook, NY. Cleo is also an herbalist and energy healer. Through her energetic healing work, Quantum Level Soul Healing (www.quantumlevelsoulhealing.com), Cleo brings people on a journey to reconnect with their full selves, becoming once again joined with their full light and... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Zen Den

12:00pm

Happy Hoopin' Kids Class
Limited Capacity seats available

BringtheHoopla's interactive children's hoop class is a place of fun, movement and discovery. We combine hoop instruction, games and hoop dance to foster team building and motor skill development. Each child will find a place for self expression inside their hoop.

Exhibitors
avatar for Bring the Hoopla!

Bring the Hoopla!

Meet the ladies of Bring the Hoopla! | | Sarah Moon Beam | Sarah was given her first hoop in 2011 and since that day she has grown her life through hoop dance. She has been teaching hoop for 3 years with BringtheHoopla, currently Curriculum Director and Head Hoopla Instructor... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kid's Canteen

12:00pm

Free Spirits Songwriting Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

Come join a band and write an original song! Anyone can be a rockstar. In this workshop, your child will use their rhyming skills to concoct a powerful song and perform it live. Whether your child is starting from scratch or has already written a bunch of songs, his or her understanding of melody, harmony, teamwork, and songwriting will deepen.

If you have any instruments, feel free to bring along! Expect to sing! 

Exhibitors
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Stephanie Carlin

Stephanie Carlin is a singer, songwriter, teacher and producer. In 2012 she founded Free Spirits Music, a songwriting school in Brooklyn. Kids write their own original songs and perform them with a professional backing band at a real music venue. In every class, she trains each student to be the kind of artist who moves and inspires people. | | Stephanie recently released Pre-Schoolers Play Guitar, the only online course for parents and kids to learn guitar together. The course teaches 25 simple melodies ranging from classic nursery rhymes to this... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kid's Canteen

1:00pm

Music Together! (0-5years)
Limited Capacity seats available

Family music class for children birth through age 5 and their caregivers. Move, wiggle, sing and explore through developmentally appropriate musical activities designed to support your child's musical aptitude and foster a life-long love of music. No unattended children --- grown-ups participate fully!

Exhibitors
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Alexia Tate

Alexia Tate recently moved to the Hudson Valley from Queens, where she taught Music Together and founded Story Garden, a musical storytime for young children. As a Music Together parent, Alexia fell in love with the philosophy of the class and decided to do teacher training, whic... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kid's Canteen

1:00pm

Open Sports
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Jed and his assistant Sophia for any game of active sports! Kid's will be grouped in age groups and they can pick which game they'd like to play for the hour. We've got a full variety to choose from!

Whiffle Kickball
Basketball  
Frisbee
Baseball 
& more!

All games are adaptable to the appropriate age group we're playing with!  

Exhibitors
avatar for Jed Varricchio

Jed Varricchio

​Jed " Big Jed" Varricchio grew up in Cold Spring in a sports-minded family spending most of his days on a court or in a field. Jed translated his passion and affinity for team sports into a career in teaching and coaching ​from 2003 -2012 ​he​​ ​coached basketball at... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kid's Canteen

1:00pm

Story Theater
Limited Capacity seats available

Tales of local dragons giants and faeries older kids step into. Classic tales performed with simple props and masks with children playing a part in each tale. All are welcome to listen.

Exhibitors
avatar for Jonathan Kruk

Jonathan Kruk

Speaker, MAYfest, Jonathan Kruk, Storyteller
Jonathan Kruk, Master Storyteller performs fables, fairy tales and Hudson River lore for children. Selected "Best Storyteller in the Hudson Valley" his kid's recordings earned Parents Choice honors. He's been featured on CBS Sunday Morning, ABC Good Morning America, Al-Jazeera Am... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kid's Canteen

1:00pm

Art and Movement
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This class provides a creative environment for adults with all levels of prior experience to explore embodied approaches to drawing. What is it like to draw from inside out? What kind of marks can be made moving on a large paper with pencils placed between the toes? Can drawing connect us to each other in ways deeper than words?  Come and explore your inner creativity!

Exhibitors
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Jaanika Peerna

Jaanika Peerna is an Estonian-born artist living and working primarily in New York since 1998 as well as in Berlin and Tallinn. Her work encompasses drawing, video, installation and performance, often dealing with the theme of transitions in light, air, water and other natural ph... Read More →



Saturday May 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

1:00pm

Adam Bauer
A longtime student of spiritual practice and musical magic, Adam Bauer is an emerging presence in the chanting, yoga and creative arts space. His first solo record, Shyam Lila, will debut on Mantralogy Records in Spring 2014. Adam began practicing hatha yoga in 1986, and co-founded reggae-rock pioneers The Equalites in 1987.

A kirtan musician for the past twelve years, Adam played bass with Krishna Das from 2001 to 2008, and with Shyamdas from 2005 until his untimely passing in 2013. He has performed at hundreds of gatherings over the years, sharing stages with Ram Dass, Jai Uttal, Deva Premal and Radhanath Swami, among many others. He has played bass at Bhakti Fest and at every Omega Ecstatic Chant since its inception in 2004 (except for that lost week at Burning Man in 2006), and has accompanied esteemed singers like Gaura Vani, Brenda McMorrow, Karnamrita Dasi, David Newman, Daniel Paul and Gina Sala, to name just a few.

Now accompanying himself on harmonium singing his own original kirtan compositions, Adam has led kirtan at world-class venues like Omega Institute, BhaktiFest and the Wanderlust Festival and at more humble gatherings in Canada, India and across the US. Through bhakti yoga, the community practice of kirtan and satsang, Adam continues his own journey of healing and transformation, offering a unique voice and perspective through these simple yet powerful ancient devotional practices.

Artists
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Adam Bauer

Adam Bauer travels the globe sharing the heart-expanding beauty of group chanting in gatherings large and small, enchanting and inspiring listeners with his deep, soulful presence wherever he goes. Also offering inspiring workshops, personal coaching and hands-on healing sessions... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Beach Stage

1:00pm

A Message From Your Future Self
Limited Capacity filling up

This inspirational talk will invite you to look into your heart and soul and find what's truly important to you. It will give you a chance to release fears and limitations and see the miraculous creature you are and what you are truly capable of.

All Levels Welcome

Students should bring a journal and a pen. Expect to two or three brief writing exercises, a guided meditation and a chance to sing a very funny song. 

Take this class if You want to receive a message from your future self!  

Speakers
avatar for Kacey Morabito Grean

Kacey Morabito Grean

Owner., Shine On Reiki
Kacey Morabito Grean is an advanced reiki practitioner and host of Shine On: The Health & Happiness Show on 100.7 WHUD. A recent keynote speaker at the Awaken Fair, the intention behind all of Kacey's work is to "remind you that you are a miraculous creature capable of great thin... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library

1:00pm

Mastering the Art of Yoga Photography w/ Robert Sturman: Be the Model and/or the Shooter
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Robert reveals all of his secrets about how to make powerful, poetic images celebrating the beautiful art of yoga. Aspiring models and yogis learn what it takes to get great pictures. Photography enthusiasts learn about composition, balance, integrating the pose with the surrounding environment, the power of social media and much more.In this workshop you can be the photographer, model, artist, muse or all of the above.

The 1st half of the workshop will take place inside. In the 2nd half, the group will go outside and catch the Hudson Valley light for the creation of a few masterpieces. Anyone who wants to model can. Everyone can shoot. One thing's for sure, everyone will walk away with great pictures.The 1st half of the workshop will take place inside.

In the 2nd half, the group will go outside and catch the Hudson Valley light for the creation of a few masterpieces. Anyone who wants to model can. Everyone can shoot. One thing's for sure, everyone will walk away with great pictures.

Bring your camera, phone, questions, and curiosity.

Speakers
avatar for Robert Sturman

Robert Sturman

A dedicated yoga practitioner, photographer Robert Sturman has increasingly focused on capturing the timeless grace and embodied mindfulness of asana in his work. His portraits, whether set in the lively streets of Manhattan, the expansive beaches and canyons of Malibu, the timel... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
The Nest

1:00pm

A Live Music Jivamukti Yoga Experience with SriKala & John Smrtic
Limited Capacity full
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What happens when Soul'Jahs of light, LA-based MC and producer SriKala, and John Smrtic, J.D., Advanced Certified Jivamukti Yoga teacher, link for a mountainside, festival, yoga throw down?!  Come and experience it for yourself, because, “who feels it knows it, Lord!”  The closest we can come to a description in words is “BHAKTI, BEATS & BENDS”: a not-to-be-missed, seamless merging of sacred sound with cutting edge beats, turntables, live instrumentation and slick mixing, with sacred movement from an uplifting, invigorating vinyasa-based Jivamukti Yoga practice, with devotion and groove as the unshakable foundation. 
 

Artists
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Srikala

SriKala is an international Hip-Hop Emcee, Poet, singer, DJ, producer, and percussionist. As an Ableton Artist, Srikala uses the world renowned software to combine original production with live vocals and percussion. Uplifting the vibration and moving the dance floor through the sounds of hip hop, reggae, dub, world beats, and sacred mantras... Read More →

Exhibitors
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John Smrtic

John Smrtic, JD, E-RYT, is an Advanced Certified Jivamukti Teacher based in Albany, New York. He has spent nearly 1,000 hours studying directly with his teachers and Jivamukti Yoga creators, Sharon Gannon and David Life, in addition to diving deep into the bhakti (devotional yoga... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Zen Den

1:00pm

Love & Gratitude
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop is built around heart-opening postures that lead us towards joy, confidence, self-love, gratefulness and respect of all life. Tap into the limbs of yoga to drop deep into the swirling green energy of the Anahata chakra. With music, japa/mantra, mudra, pranayama, asana and dhyana, we explore yogic techniques that encourage us to be led by our intuitive nature, rather than our analytical, logical nature. Challenge yourself to push through your physical and mental limitations as you get our of your head and into your heart. 

Students should bring/wear: Comfortable clothes, Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps)

Students should expect: asana, mudra, pranayama, meditation. This workshop is built around heart-opening postures that lead us towards joy, confidence, self-love, gratefulness and respect of all life. We will explore yogic techniques that encourage us to be led by our intuitive nature, rather than our analytical, logical nature. Challenge yourself to push through your physical and mental limitations as you get our of your head and into your heart

Just above Beginner Level
But all Levels Welcome

Exhibitors
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Bibi McGill

Bibi McGill defies the mold. The Portland, OR based musical director of Suga Mama (Beyoncé’s ten-piece, all-female band) is not your typical rock star guitarist—she’s also an internationally acclaimed yoga teacher. | | Raised in Denver, CO, Bibi McGill discovered yoga in 1996 and has since traveled the world studying classical eight-limbed yoga systems. As she advocates making yoga available to everyone, her down-to-earth, authentic nature inspires individuals to realize potential for embracing their true selves. Bibi leads classes and workshops at studios and festivals around the globe and in her Portland, OR hometown. Through her involvement with the non-profit organization Street Yoga, Bibi also spreads the message of healing and wellness to youth, drawing on her own experience finding courage through yoga, and employing adept sensitivity to support populations who have undergone trauma. | | Expect to start seeing a lot more of Bibi McGill; the rocker on a mission to share self-care has already graced the covers of Yoga Journal, About Face, Edge Magazine and Om Times. When... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Gymnasium

1:00pm

Yoga 101: Beginner Hatha Yoga
Limited Capacity seats available

New to yoga, or want to brush up on the foundations? This class will cover a basic beginning-level sequence with options to modify your practice to challenge or support your current level. Learn basic poses that occur frequently in yoga classes as well as basic yoga language. Attention will be paid to the breath, the accurate and safe alignment of the body, and the mind-body connection. The general flow of class will be to build both strength and flexibility, as well as a playful and supportive atmosphere.

Students should bring wear: Comfortable clothes, Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), An open mind

Students should expect: Brief meditation/visualization, intention setting, humor!! basic poses (down dog, cobra, forward folds, twists, standing poses, back bends, cool down and rest) Teacher is able to modify for injuries.

Take this class if:  You're just beginning, you want to know more about the origin of yoga, you want to strengthen the foundations, you are a more advanced practitioner and want a moderate practice

Great for Beginers
All Levels Welcome 

Exhibitors
avatar for Danielle Gismondi

Danielle Gismondi

Trained in 2006 at Om Shanti Yoga with Lillian Leon, I then taught through college and continued my training in 2010 with Jennifer Yarro of Frog Lotus Yoga. My classes are meant to be functional for all types of practitioners, as they are layered and multi-tiered. All classes are... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Moose Hall

1:30pm

Cha Dao - Tea Meditation
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Ceremonial Tea Meditation is a time where we come together to carve out space so we can better connect with nature through Tea. Utilizing the elements of fire, water and earth to carefully re-awaken the leaves Tea gently guides us into a meditative softening, opening our heart and mind to the vibrations around us. Through the space created we are able to reawaken our connection with the earth and listen to its silent sutras. Tea tells us a story that language cannot.

By meditating with Tea, we allow the universe to guide our session. Each bowl we serve is a different experience than the last, Tea whispers to us, meeting us exactly where we are and giving us exactly what we need.

The Teas utilized for meditation are considered “Living Tea’s”. In other words, Teas that are grown in sustainable processes, either from organic plantations or from wild old growth trees that have existed for generations before we were born.

Students should be prepared to Meditate in silence for 30-45 minutes while Tea is prepared and served to them. They will be drinking 4-6 small bowls of Tea. 

Exhibitors
avatar for Casey Marie

Casey Marie

Salt . Sand. Tea
Casey has long been one with the water. Whether it was boarding in the surf or meditating and practicing yoga in the sand a deep connection formed with the waves of the rhythmic ocean. Casey has journeyed farther to unite mind, body, and spirit through the incorporation of Tea in... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Salt & Tea Tent On Shakti Lawn

2:00pm

Creation Song Project; Chant. Dance. Drum!
Limited Capacity seats available

Children experience the Healing Power of Music through this 100% interactive, high energy program. Big drums, group chant-dance, call & response healing song, movement and meditation all combine to ignite the creative flame within the hearts and minds of the youth. Masks, native flutes, chimes and bells enhance the educational aspect of the program, bringing children closer to the importance of honor and respect for our planet. Every child sings, dances, and laughs while reaching a group transformative wellness described as truly magic.

Kids can expect: Exercise, group singing and simple step dance. Short meditation mid-program with a focus on visualizing a healthy planet. No music or singing experience needed.

All Levels & Ages Welcome!

Artists
avatar for The Creation Song Project

The Creation Song Project

The vision of the Creation Song Project: 100% interactive healing music will awaken humanity if and only if our mission is focused on the Children. The future belongs to the youth. What a child dreams our world will soon become. Sacred music holds the key to creating fully human, fully alive Youth. | | Founded by Dr. Joe Breton, Creation Song Project has facilitated hundreds of interactive performances with thousands of children in and around New England. Big drums, larger than life instruments, ancient-future masks, native flutes, shakers, chimes and bells all collide in organized call... Read More →

Exhibitors
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Dr. Joseph Breton

The Creation Song
Dr. Joe Breton founded the Creation Song Project with a 100% Interactive Mission: To bring to Light all the potential Creative Healing Energy within the Hearts and Minds of The Youth. Dr. Joe is a licensed naturopathic physician with a focus on the Healing Power of Music. He has... Read More →



Saturday May 27, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kid's Canteen

2:00pm

Mindful Crafts: Breathing Sticks
Limited Capacity seats available

This is a more quiet activity for kids. Creating "mindful crafts" is a relaxing and fun way to create a tool that children can take home and use to support their yoga and mindfulness practice. 

Breathing Sticks serve as an anchor while practicing mindful breathing. The beads are really cool too!

 


Exhibitors
avatar for Denise Nobile, RCYT

Denise Nobile, RCYT

Owner/Educator, Youth Nation Yoga
Denise is the founder of Youth Nation Yoga, located in Brewster, NY. She is also an educator with the Somers Central School District where she teaches English Language Arts. As a classroom teacher at both the elementary and middle school levels, she’s come to discover how stres... Read More →



Saturday May 27, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kid's Canteen

2:00pm

Open Sports
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Jed and his assistant Sophia for any game of active sports! Kid's will be grouped in age groups and they can pick which game they'd like to play for the hour. We've got a full variety to choose from!

Whiffle Kickball
Basketball  
Frisbee
Baseball 
& more!

All games are adaptable to the appropriate age group we're playing with!  

Exhibitors
avatar for Jed Varricchio

Jed Varricchio

​Jed " Big Jed" Varricchio grew up in Cold Spring in a sports-minded family spending most of his days on a court or in a field. Jed translated his passion and affinity for team sports into a career in teaching and coaching ​from 2003 -2012 ​he​​ ​coached basketball at... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kid's Canteen

2:30pm

Foraging Excursion
Limited Capacity full
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Join us for an excursion into the forest & learn to identify native plant medicine species of the Hudson Valley. Brad will lead a guided walk into the forest, identifying & discussing the properties of native medicinal plants & trees encountered along the trail. Specific uses, contraindications and recipes will be discussed.

This hike will meet by the Gazebo at the Shakti Lawn, outside of the Festival Office

Exhibitors
avatar for Brad Teasdale

Brad Teasdale

Speaker, MAYfest
Bradford Teasdale, LMT, founder and director of Medicine Hands Massage is a lifelong student of health and the human body. He completed his first Ayurvedic Yoga Massage training in 2001 and is a leading practitioner of this system in the United States. He continued his studies at... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Shakti Lawn

3:00pm

Dharma Art
Limited Capacity full
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Dharma Art is a class that will activate your subconscious mind and liberate your soul through igniting the creative side of your brain. Dharma Art uses different resources for inspiration such as sounds, scents and imagery in order to unlock the doors of the subconscious mind. Learning how to relax the mind, express yourself and reflecting on the imagery created is all part of the fun! This is a wonderful meditation technique that can be used anytime, anywhere! 

Exhibitors
avatar for Nicole Renninger

Nicole Renninger

Nicole Renninger graduated from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and has been teaching Art for over 7 years within public schools as well as various community organizations. She teaches children as young as infants through senior citizens and has been creating since she can re... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

3:00pm

Creation Song Project; Chant. Dance. Drum!
Limited Capacity seats available

Children experience the Healing Power of Music through this 100% interactive, high energy program. Big drums, group chant-dance, call & response healing song, movement and meditation all combine to ignite the creative flame within the hearts and minds of the youth. Masks, native flutes, chimes and bells enhance the educational aspect of the program, bringing children closer to the importance of honor and respect for our planet. Every child sings, dances, and laughs while reaching a group transformative wellness described as truly magic.

Kids can expect: Exercise, group singing and simple step dance. Short meditation mid-program with a focus on visualizing a healthy planet. No music or singing experience needed.

All Levels & Ages Welcome!

Artists
avatar for The Creation Song Project

The Creation Song Project

The vision of the Creation Song Project: 100% interactive healing music will awaken humanity if and only if our mission is focused on the Children. The future belongs to the youth. What a child dreams our world will soon become. Sacred music holds the key to creating fully human, fully alive Youth. | | Founded by Dr. Joe Breton, Creation Song Project has facilitated hundreds of interactive performances with thousands of children in and around New England. Big drums, larger than life instruments, ancient-future masks, native flutes, shakers, chimes and bells all collide in organized call... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Dr. Joseph Breton

Dr. Joseph Breton

The Creation Song
Dr. Joe Breton founded the Creation Song Project with a 100% Interactive Mission: To bring to Light all the potential Creative Healing Energy within the Hearts and Minds of The Youth. Dr. Joe is a licensed naturopathic physician with a focus on the Healing Power of Music. He has... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kid's Canteen

3:00pm

Family YogArt
Limited Capacity seats available

There is an amazing connection that occurs when you combine yoga and art - YogArt. In this fun family workshop, you and your child will learn to connect with each other's breath, explore movement, and tap into your inner creativity. The yoga practice brings about a calming state to help you focus and create, which leads to beautifully expressed artwork. You will go home with a work of art that will remind you of the fun day you spent together at MayFest. Join us for an afternoon of quality family time with movement, art, and laughter at our YogArt Class.

Recommended for children ages 4 and up accompanied by a parent or grandparent.  

Exhibitors
avatar for Katie Feinstein

Katie Feinstein

Katie Feinstein teaches yoga and is a personal trainer. With her athletic background and experience, she creates a fun and exciting environment to develop strength, flexibility and a healthy lifestyle. Her love of music and passion for mindful movement are incorporated in all she... Read More →
avatar for Jacqui Stix

Jacqui Stix

Jacqui Stix is a yogi and an artist. Her art education background has influenced her to view body movement as an art form. Her goal is to help spread the joy and love of yoga to all ages. Through mindful movements, breath work, fun music and a light hearted atmosphere, she helps... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kid's Canteen

3:00pm

Reading Corner: Dr Potts My Pets Have Spots
Limited Capacity seats available

Come relax and listen to a very funny story and take part in a examining your own stuffed animal. Bring your own or we'll have some furry "friends" to play along with! 

Geared toward ages 3-7

Exhibitors
avatar for Pam Zicca

Pam Zicca

When my daughter was young, reading with her was my favorite pastime. I believe that spending quality time with a child, delving into stories; turning the pages of a book and inspiring them to use their imaginations is an activity to be cherished. I am very excited to be part of a company that... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kid's Canteen

3:00pm

Avidya
Artists
avatar for AVIDYA

AVIDYA

Stephanie Carlin is the songstress and visionary behind AVIDYA. Her soulful songwriting “attacks life’s dissatisfactions with a torrent of folk-jazz truth (Deli Magazine)." AVIDYA's music cannot be confined to one box and evokes the spirit of Jeff Buckley and the outspokenness of Ani DiFranco. With her penchant for impassioned expression, Stephanie is the voice of transformation. Buddhist texts describe... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Beach Stage

3:00pm

SUP Yoga 1: Core
Limited Capacity full
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For first timers and well-conditioned SUPpers alike, this class is designed to build strength throughout the entire core, including obliques, transverse abs, and pelvic floor. Some traditional techniques and isolation drills may seem simple enough on land but add the instability on water, and core engagement takes on a whole new feeling. Guaranteed to float your boat, er navasana. One hour and 15 minutes. Bathing suit or water-wear recommended. 

 

Exhibitors
avatar for Meredith Asplundh

Meredith Asplundh

Meredith Asplundh is a former beauty, health and fitness writer for Women’s Magazines. A busy career and family life, including training an competing in triathlons, is what first led Meredith to yoga. It was the promise to slow down, breathe, take better care of her body—all of the things she was preaching to her readers but not practicing herself. She earned her 200hr YTT in Vinyasa yoga, a certification in SUP yoga, and an extra 60 hours through Rocket Yoga. Meredith currently yoga... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 3:00pm - 4:15pm
WaterFront by Beach Stage

3:00pm

Mindful Dreamcatcher Weaving
Limited Capacity full
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Love crafting with a spiritual touch? Looking to add a beautiful bohemian addition to your bedroom? Want to explore your dream world a bit more? In this class, you will have a chance to relax and unwind while you make your own handmade dreamcatcher. This is a great time to explore the meaning of dreams, spirituality and the symbolism of this Native American tradition. 

Materials will be provided, but if you have special gems or tokens you'd like to weave into your dreamcatcher.. feel free to bring! 

Exhibitors
avatar for Kristy Mathews

Kristy Mathews

"With an professional background in mental health counseling and an personal interest in studying spirituality, Kristy has developed an enormous love for self expression through the arts and using visualization and physical representations to facilitate personal growth. | | Join... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

3:00pm

Fitness & Flow by Bring the Hoopla!
Limited Capacity seats available

A perfect place for any level to work on toning and strengthening core while expressing their inner self through dance. We focus on increasing flexibility, focus and stamina while toning glutes, thighs, arms while creating your own hoop journey. This energized class is designed for letting loose, finding your flow and burning up to 500 calories in an hour. No hooping experience is needed, and Hoopla Hoops will be provided.

Sarah Moon Beam has been teaching hoop for 3 years with BringtheHoopla, currently Curriculum Director and Head Hoopla Instructor. Sarah has also transformed her passion and hard work into a path of hoop, flow and fire performance with Sarotonin Flow Performance Art. When not teaching she can be found enjoying music, performing, with friends, sharing her love of the hoop and growing bringtheHoopla!

Exhibitors
avatar for Bring the Hoopla!

Bring the Hoopla!

Meet the ladies of Bring the Hoopla! | | Sarah Moon Beam | Sarah was given her first hoop in 2011 and since that day she has grown her life through hoop dance. She has been teaching hoop for 3 years with BringtheHoopla, currently Curriculum Director and Head Hoopla Instructor... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Shakti Lawn

3:00pm

Tibetan Singing Bowl Meditation
Limited Capacity filling up

Sound Healer Michelle Clifton will lead the group in a simple phrase and gesture for opening the heart and soul. She will have the group lay down on their backs in a comfortable position with heads laying toward the bowls. She will begin by playing Tibetan Singing Bowls she often plays for meditation groups along with crystal bowls, tuning forks, chimes and other sound healing instruments. She will place bowls on everyone in the room allowing them to experience the healing vibrations of the Singing Bowls. ”The Tibetan Singing Bowls create a celestial harmonic sound that resonates with our own energy field. The rhythmic sounds of the singing bowls have a profoundly healing effect on the nervous system affecting our mind, body and soul. Feel your stress melt away and experience deep relaxation and a sense of peace and well-being.”  

Students should bring/wear: Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), Water bottle, An open mind, blanket, pillow, eye pillow

Students can expect: The pure sonic waves that ring from Tibetan Singing Bowls wake up our ability to hear with more than our ears. We feel the sound Tibetan Singing Bowls as much as we take it in with our ears.

Take this class if: You want to experience deep relaxation 

Exhibitors
MC

Michelle Clifton

Michelle Clifton is a sound healer who plays Tibetan Singing Bowls. She participated in MAYfest 2016 placing singing bowls on every person in the room giving them the opportunity to experience the relaxing and healing vibrations of the bowls. Michelle plays her singing bowls fo... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Zen Den

3:00pm

Anatomy of Amping Your Mojo + The Yoga Jam
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn about your superhero power: The Deep Core Line of muscles throughout your body and get a 7-step road map to activate it properly in yoga poses, forever. Then we Yoga Jam: move with music through a Tribal Yoga/Dance experience to gain a more efficient metabolism, better detox, tone and lean your muscles, optimize fat burning and immunity, and much more.

This session is available to Strong Beginners and up and doesn’t contain any overly advanced postures. This is an active, movement based class not suitable for those who want a Gentle practice or who have serious joint limitations or active injuries.Just fierce and fun movement!

Students should bring: Yoga clothing you feel free to move in, Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), Water bottle, An open mind

Students should expect: Creative, personalized movement and some empowering vocalization. Get ready to dance, explore and get your groove on!

Take this class if: You like to move, dance, learn new, empowering alignment and anatomy tips and want to get closer to your authentic Self through music, fresh yoga and body movement and enlivening vocal expression.

All Levels Welcome

Artists
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Dj Taz Rashid

Musician, Producer, DJ, DJ Taz Rashid
Tazdeen Rashid (DJ TAZ RASHID) brings a high vibrational energy to any room instantly by mixing the beats and rhythms of Love, Ancient New World, House, Kirtan, Devotional, and all the cosmic sounds. His vision is to be a channel to cause the expansion of all those around by tapping into the creative wisdom of the body and allowing them to feel, let go and awaken. Taz has been producing and part of creating mindful events globally over the last few years and as a musician, he plays guitar, keyboard, Native American Flute, didgeridoo and hand percussion. He takes these instruments and connects to the Divine and what comes through has the ability to move his crowd to connect to their Divine higher... Read More →

Exhibitors
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Sadie Nardini

Sadie is a world-traveling yoga and authenticity teacher, founder of Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga and lead singer of Sadie and the Tribe, a tribal rock n roll band. Her yoga style, a great cross-training for all yogis, blends classical poses with contemporary anatomy, physics and c... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Gymnasium

3:00pm

Root Down & Rise Up: a Gentle Flow
Limited Capacity seats available

This class will begin with a supine meditation connecting us to the earth allowing us to release anything that is not serving us. From there we will stay close to the ground and move through a slow and easeful opening up of our muscles to prepare us to eventually rise up to standing and balancing poses.

We will stay upright for 1/3 of the class eventually moving back to the earth where you will receive a gentle shoulder press with aroma therapy and rest. This class is ideal for any level practitioner.     

Students should bring: water, straps or blocks if you need them

Take this class if: you want a gentler approach. Will be at a slower pace and focus on releasing negativity

Students should expect: 10 minute meditation, 45 minutes of movement, 10 min savasana. The will be no chaturungas in this class. This will be a level 1 gentle flow with some hands on assists. We will work with our first chakra and there will be aromatherapy at the end. having a strap and a block recommended

Great for Beginners
All Levels Welcome!  

Exhibitors
avatar for Arlene Kobylinski

Arlene Kobylinski

Arlene Kobylinski is the owner of Sol full Yoga in Monroe NY. She is a mama of three, a yoga teacher and a devoted student of yoga. She has been practicing for over 25 years she holds a 200 HR E-RYT and is currently working towards her 500 hour. Arlene has also completed the Art... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Moose Hall

3:00pm

Hanuman the Monkey King - Children's Theater Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

Namaste!  Welcome to India where sweet smelling incense burns, brightly colored saris of orange, turquoise, yellow and bright red swoop to the beat of the music, jewel covered swords clash and monkey’s fly.

In this workshop with Erica, children will work together to perform one of the most beloved stories of Indian Mythology, Hanuman the Monkey King, using theater, popular Indian music, dance and costumes! 

Then at 6pm, we'll invite the family and friends back to the Kid's Canteen to witness this great theatrical perfomance full of color and rhythm!

Exhibitors
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Erica Blue

Erica Blue is a Yoga Teacher, Dancer Theater Maker and seeker. She is an inspirational and transformative teacher in the healing arts movement. For her Art and yoga are an undeniable soul calling. Self-expression, vitality, awakening and ecstasy are the goals of humanity | Thes... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Kid's Canteen

4:00pm

Youth Yoga and Mindfulness
Limited Capacity seats available

In this class, children ages 8 -11 will learn simple breathing techniques they can do anytime, postures that are grounding, strengthening and balancing. Also, children will have fun playing non-competitive games that teach focusing and movement of the body. Mindfulness activities will encourage kids to slow down and increase their awareness externally and internally. Finally, children will learn ways to relax the body and mind during the day and at night before bedtime. 

Kids should bring/wear: comfortable clothes, Yoga Mat, Water bottle

They can expect: physical movement, short mindfulness meditation,  

Exhibitors
avatar for Denise Nobile, RCYT

Denise Nobile, RCYT

Owner/Educator, Youth Nation Yoga
Denise is the founder of Youth Nation Yoga, located in Brewster, NY. She is also an educator with the Somers Central School District where she teaches English Language Arts. As a classroom teacher at both the elementary and middle school levels, she’s come to discover how stres... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kid's Canteen

4:30pm

Cha Dao - Tea Meditation
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Ceremonial Tea Meditation is a time where we come together to carve out space so we can better connect with nature through Tea. Utilizing the elements of fire, water and earth to carefully re-awaken the leaves Tea gently guides us into a meditative softening, opening our heart and mind to the vibrations around us. Through the space created we are able to reawaken our connection with the earth and listen to its silent sutras. Tea tells us a story that language cannot.

By meditating with Tea, we allow the universe to guide our session. Each bowl we serve is a different experience than the last, Tea whispers to us, meeting us exactly where we are and giving us exactly what we need.

The Teas utilized for meditation are considered “Living Tea’s”. In other words, Teas that are grown in sustainable processes, either from organic plantations or from wild old growth trees that have existed for generations before we were born.

Students should be prepared to Meditate in silence for 30-45 minutes while Tea is prepared and served to them. They will be drinking 4-6 small bowls of Tea. 

Exhibitors
avatar for Casey Marie

Casey Marie

Salt . Sand. Tea
Casey has long been one with the water. Whether it was boarding in the surf or meditating and practicing yoga in the sand a deep connection formed with the waves of the rhythmic ocean. Casey has journeyed farther to unite mind, body, and spirit through the incorporation of Tea in... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Salt & Tea Tent On Shakti Lawn

5:00pm

Happy Hoopin' Kids Class
Limited Capacity seats available

BringtheHoopla's interactive children's hoop class is a place of fun, movement and discovery. We combine hoop instruction, games and hoop dance to foster team building and motor skill development. Each child will find a place for self expression inside their hoop.

Exhibitors
avatar for Bring the Hoopla!

Bring the Hoopla!

Meet the ladies of Bring the Hoopla! | | Sarah Moon Beam | Sarah was given her first hoop in 2011 and since that day she has grown her life through hoop dance. She has been teaching hoop for 3 years with BringtheHoopla, currently Curriculum Director and Head Hoopla Instructor... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Kid's Canteen

5:00pm

Breakneck Boys
The Breakneck Boys are a mountain soul-grass band with roots in the Hudson Valley and NYC. Their original music brings together the kinetic heart of the City and the laid back chill of the Catskills with a sound inspired by old school Motown vinyl, Lomax field recordings, and all night camp-fire jam sessions.

Artists
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The Breakneck Boys

The Breakneck Boys are a mountain soul-grass band with roots in the Hudson Valley and NYC. Their original music brings together the kinetic heart of the City and the laid back chill of the Catskills with a sound inspired by old school Motown vinyl, Lomax field recordings, and all... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Beach Stage

5:00pm

Artful Yoga
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Explore your inner creativity by working the body, breath and mind in specific poses to create the cornerstones for a strong foundation in expressing yourself on the mat and then onto paper. 
This workshop is a unique approach to diving into your creative potential and letting it flow. Let this workshop will help open your heart to get to your art! Release your inner artist without worrying about what it looks like or staying in the lines. We will do a series of poses to explore shape , line, form and expression within the body. Then we will look at what it means to to explore this onto paper with pencil, pastels and paint as our artful mediums. 

No Art or Yoga Experience required. All art supplies included for creating your masterpieces. Be ready to free your body, mind, and spirit and get your hands dirty.

Exhibitors
avatar for Dani Locastro

Dani Locastro

Artist/ERYT, #heartfuldani
“ We are all artists who paint our masterpiece called life.”- Dani Dani Locastro is a professional artist and a certified yoga instructor. She has been exploring her connection to something greater than herself her entire life through her art. 14 years ago while taking her fi... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

5:00pm

JBYoga SUP Yoga
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.
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A flowing vinyasa sequence progressing from more basic and stable postures to poses such as standing poses, tree pose, arm balances, and even inversions. Transformative and creative sequencing combined with flawless cue-ing and sup board appropriate modifications, surrounded by the stunning natural beauty around you, buyer beware—this practice is addictive. All classes include some pranayama (breath awareness), yoga philosophy or inspiration, and the sweetest floating Savasana (final relaxation) you have ever experienced.

Students should bring/wear: Water bottle, Bathing Suit / Wet suit / Something to get Wet in, layers if it's cool. Towel. 

Students should expect: Chanting, Sanskrit words, short meditation, intention setting and alignment!

Take this class if: you want to experience yoga in a new way, connect to Nature, challenge your practice, and have a blast

OK for beginners
All Levels Welcome 

Exhibitors
avatar for Jessica Bellofatto

Jessica Bellofatto

Jessica Bellofatto has been studying and teaching the art and science of Yoga for the past 23 years. A momma of three ranging in age from 3-15, a pioneer of SUP Yoga in the Northeast, a doula, triathlete, surfer, and all around lover of life, when she is not teaching at her studio, KamaDeva Yoga in East Hampton, NY, or on the water with her paddleboard business, you can most likely find her teaching retreats in tropical locations around the globe. Most happy outside, in nature, preferably wet, Jessica's Yoga and SUP Yoga classes are inspired by a deep love and reverence for Mother Earth and our connection to her... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
WaterFront by Beach Stage

5:00pm

Harvesting Awareness: Take Back the Authority on Yourself with Two Simple Questions.
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

The main cause of disease according to Ayurveda, the medicinal practice recognized as sister science to yoga, is Prajnaparadha, or “misuse of the intellect”. In other words, it is knowing better, but doing anyway. When we live our lives scattered, unaware, and distracted, we give our authority away to the latest and loudest. But when we live our lives with our eyes open, hearts balanced and minds clear of chatter, we take back the authority on what we know to be right and true. Learn how to Harvest Awareness in this mindfulness workshop by asking yourself  two simple questions, and reap the profound benefits that come with living your life awake, using your intuition and built in intellect to support your journey along the way.


Speakers
avatar for Sarajean Shakti Rudman

Sarajean Shakti Rudman

CEO, Bala Strong LLC
Sarajean Shakti Rudman, founder of Bala Strong Hot Vinyasa Yoga and the RunYogiRun Podcast, wants you to be well. A New England-based Yogini, Ayurvedic practitioner, Nutritionist, and outdoor adventure guide, she has over a decade of experience across many diverse fields in health and wellness to support you. In addition to certifications in multiple fitness modalities, Sarajean holds a B.S. in Health and Wellness and Sports Management, an M.S. in Integrative Health and Clinical Nutrition, a post-baccalaureate certificate in Health and Wellness Coaching, and an M.A. in Health and Wellness Coaching (expected completion May 17). These Western credentials are balanced with a 500-hour ERYT, as well as Kripalu Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher and an Ayurvedic Practitioner Certifications... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Library

5:00pm

ALCHEMY
Limited Capacity seats available

Move closer to yourself and be inspired to be there for what matters to you through this warming, substantiating sequence. Create buoyancy, amplify your internal current, and come home to yourself in order to participate in planetary wellbeing. After a strong practice, replenish your body with Yin and meditation.

Students should bring/wear: comfortable clothing, Yoga Mat, Water bottle, An open mind

Students should expect: Asana, alignment, meditation, Yin. 

Take this class if: You wish to reconnect to yourself through your practice. 

All Levels Welcome

Exhibitors
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Elena Brower

Elena Brower is a renowned author, yoga teacher and speaker. Influenced by several yoga traditions including Katonah Yoga, Para Yoga, and Kundalini Yoga, she is recognized internationally for her expertise in combining physical alignment and the art of attention. Since 1998, Elen... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Gymnasium

5:00pm

Align Your Body, Flow in Your Life
Limited Capacity seats available

Wake up by going deep into your own body. This class will not only align your body but will transform you to flow more naturally in your life. An alignment based class with vinyasa flow to get you more connected to your own inner rhythms again. Come move, breathe, meditate, play, and explore.

Students should bring/wear: yoga mat/ yoga clothes, water bottle

Students should expect: short meditation. alignment based. vinyasa.  

Exhibitors
avatar for Phoebe Miller

Phoebe Miller

Founder, nOMad always at OM
Phoebe comes from a strong movement studies and teaching background in dance, Pilates, and yoga. In 2014, she founded nOMad always at OM that brings new experiences on and off the mat to yogis at nOMad's Online Studio, on yoga retreats, and at community events. Her mission throug... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Moose Hall

5:00pm

Everything You Need to Know About Yoga
Limited Capacity seats available

Ok, there's no way to get that (yoga, meditaton, and a lecture) in one class session, but this lively workshop will combine asana, pranayama, philosophy, and secrets of the yogic path garnered from Sondra's long career as a yoga student and teacher. Her passionate commitment to yoga has sharpened her ability to see each student and assist them in shedding the superficial, exercise-like trappings of the practice and forge a deeper connection to the potential for liberation that yoga can offer. Be prepared for a slow, strong practice,…

Students should bring/wear: Comfortable clothes, Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), An open mind

Take this class if: You are interested in bringing different aspects of yoga to light.

Intermediate 
All Levels Welcome

Exhibitors
avatar for Sondra Loring, ERYT

Sondra Loring, ERYT

I fell in love with yoga while dancing professionally in New York City, and then felt impelled to travel to India to study Ashtanga yoga with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. It was a life-changing trip and I continued to study Ashtanga in NYC with Eddie Stern and also began my Iyengar yoga... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Zen Den

5:00pm

Glowga Flow
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Combining art, music and yoga, this class will unleash your creativity and help you reach into the deepest parts of your soul. Using our bodies as canvas and special glow in the dark body paint, we will start by turning each other into works of art. We will then unite our breath and radiant bodies for a glowing yoga session, with soul-shaking music, for an experience like you've never had before! It is the ultimate union, of body, mind and soul, taken to an art form!

Students should bring/wear: Yoga clothes that you don't mind getting some paint on (though the paint is washable). Skimpier outfits give you more body canvas to paint ;)
Yoga Mat

Students should expect: A feast for the senses, this intelligently weaved yoga flow with fast paced music and glowing body art, will allow students to immerse themselves fully into the present moment and leave their everyday reality behind. The flow will be rhythmic and might be challenging to follow if you are very new to yoga, but there will be instruction and modifications offered to make it suitable for a broad range of levels. 

Take this class if: You love art, music, yoga or just plain having fun!

All Levels Welcome!

Exhibitors
avatar for Monty Knowles

Monty Knowles

Monty Knowles is a Bahamian architect, body-painter and photographer. His body- paintings have appeared throughout the Bahamas, Europe and the U.S., and have been featured in print and TV media throughout the world. | | Featuring Denmark’s top female athletes, his Handball paintings and photographs were displayed on trains, in a prestigious art museum, and heavily featured in European and other international media for much of 2015. | | Junkanoo Nymphes are ambassadors for Bahamian Art and Culture, who have made powerful appearances at home and abroad. | | Most of his body-paintings celebrate human forms as works of art. They encourage the viewer to see beyond stereotypical understandings of body... Read More →
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Zeni Pepper

Zeni embraced yoga back in the 90s when she was still a teenager, and since then her love and commitment to the practice has only grown. Now an experienced yoga teacher, Zeni views yoga as a gateway to living a more vibrant and luminous life. Yoga to her is about feeling connected and being in your element, whether on or off the mat. Yoga, she says, is like a paintbrush to an artist... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 5:00pm - 8:00pm
The Nest

6:00pm

Hayley Jane & The Primates
Hayley Jane and the Primates deliver a genre-bending sound that is hard to define and a live performance that has started to create a serious buzz in the Northeast. The Primates’ music draws inspiration from a variety of styles, including 60s/70s rock and pop, old musical theater, folk, blues, soul, reggae, psychedelic, funk, bluegrass, and country. Their catchy songs have been praised by a wide range of music lovers for successfully combining a diverse sound with clever, over-the-top lyrics and Vaudevillian style storytelling. However you decide to categorize the Primates musically, their on-stage energy, skilled musicianship, theatrics, and group improvisation take you over a landscape of emotion that will leave you wanting more.

In May 2012, The Primates released their first EP entitled Color Me, which has been described as “brilliant, brave, innocent, tangled and cutting edge…genius” -Scarlet’s Picks

The Boston-based quartet continues to tour relentlessly and will be hitting the studio in the fall of 2013 to record their first full-length album

Artists
avatar for Hayley Jane and the Primates

Hayley Jane and the Primates

Hayley Jane and the Primates deliver a genre-bending sound that is hard to define and a live performance that has started to create a serious buzz in the Northeast. The Primates’ music draws inspiration from a variety of styles, including 60s/70s rock and pop, old musical theat... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Stage

7:30pm

Sadie Nardini with Salt & Bone
Sadie Nardini is one of the most in-demand yoga instructors in the world. She's empowering, inspiring and knows her anatomy. Sadie is also a singer, and her new album, Salt & Bone is filled with intimate and tribal anthem experiences. Must see!

Artists
avatar for Sadie Nardini: Salt & Bone

Sadie Nardini: Salt & Bone

Sadie Nardini is one of the most in-demand yoga instructors in the world. She's empowering, inspiring and knows her anatomy. | Sadie is also a singer, and her new album, Salt & Bone is filled with intimate and tribal anthem experiences. Must see!

Exhibitors
avatar for Sadie Nardini

Sadie Nardini

Sadie is a world-traveling yoga and authenticity teacher, founder of Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga and lead singer of Sadie and the Tribe, a tribal rock n roll band. Her yoga style, a great cross-training for all yogis, blends classical poses with contemporary anatomy, physics and c... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Stage

8:30pm

Dj Drez
Dj Drez blends yesterday's roots with the innovative urban beats of today. His accomplishments during his gradual evolution from hip-hop DJ to world music tastemaker have made him one of the top DJs and producers in LA's underground music scene. When he isn't in the studio producing, spinning at an underground hip-hop club or jamming with local artists in impromptu late night sessions, you'll find him at yoga festivals and studios, spinning the perfect flow to accompany classes and workshops before lighting up the dancefloor by night with his eclectic, organic mixes. He is the musical director of the Wanderlust Spectacular, performs regularly with MC Yogi and Kirtaniyas and has appeared at Lightning In a Bottle, Symbiosis, AfroFunke and dozens of other high-profile events. When he isn't in the studio producing, spinning at an underground hip-hop club or jamming with local artists in impromptu late night sessions, you'll find him at yoga festivals and studios, spinning the perfect flow to accompany classes and workshops before lighting up the dancefloor by night with his eclectic, organic mixes. He is the musical director of the Wanderlust Spectacular, performs regularly with MC Yogi and Kirtaniyas and has appeared at Lightning In a Bottle, Symbiosis, AfroFunke and dozens of other high-profile events.

Artists
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DJ Drez

DJ Drez is a sound pioneer. With an ear for cutting edge sonic ambiance, a finger on the pulse of music that makes bodies move, and the vision and skill to obliterate genre and boundary with his own trademark sound and production, Drez has skyrocketed to international acclaim fro... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Main Stage

9:30pm

Ozomatli
Since its inception in 1995, innovation and creativity have defined Ozomatli. Hailing from Los Angeles, the group found a way to represent the city’s eclectic culture through music that appeals to the local community and the world beyond. Ozomatli’s success is exemplified in an impressive variety of genres, from classic to modern Latino, urban, hip-hop and other world styles. The “Dioses del Baile,” or “Gods of Dance,” have created one of the most exciting, captivating and flat-out fun live shows touring today. They continue to harness their musical instincts by conceiving new concepts and forging new sounds that keep fans on their toes and the world dancing.

Artists
avatar for Ozomatli

Ozomatli

Since its inception in 1995, innovation and creativity have defined Ozomatli. Hailing from Los Angeles, the group found a way to represent the city's eclectic culture through music that appeals to the local community and the world beyond. Ozomatli's success is exemplified in an impressive variety of genres from classic to modern Latino, urban, hip-hop and other world styles. The "Dioses del Baile," or "Gods of Dance," have created one of the most exciting, captivating and flat-out fun live shows touring today. They continue to harness their musical instincts by conceiving new concepts and forging new sounds that keep fans on their toes and the world dancing. The latest recording is an album of classic Mexican hits reimagined with a reggae feel. Titled Non-Stop: Los Angeles ? Mexico ? Kingston, it pays homage to the band's Latin roots, allowing them to personalize songs that defined their youth and in turn, become part of Latin and Pop music lore. Produced by drum... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Main Stage

11:00pm

Dj Taz Rashid Late Night Campfire Set
After the Main Stage closes up, head over the BEach stage for a late night campfire session with Dj Taz and keep the party going. The Bar is open! 

Artists
avatar for Dj Taz Rashid

Dj Taz Rashid

Musician, Producer, DJ, DJ Taz Rashid
Tazdeen Rashid (DJ TAZ RASHID) brings a high vibrational energy to any room instantly by mixing the beats and rhythms of Love, Ancient New World, House, Kirtan, Devotional, and all the cosmic sounds. His vision is to be a channel to cause the expansion of all those around by tapping into the creative wisdom of the body and allowing them to feel, let go and awaken. Taz has been producing and part of creating mindful events globally over the last few years and as a musician, he plays guitar, keyboard, Native American Flute, didgeridoo and hand percussion. He takes these instruments and connects to the Divine and what comes through has the ability to move his crowd to connect to their Divine higher... Read More →


Saturday May 27, 2017 11:00pm - Sunday May 28, 2017 12:30am
Beach Stage
 
Sunday, May 28
 

9:00am

Happy Hoopin' Kids Class
Limited Capacity seats available

BringtheHoopla's interactive children's hoop class is a place of fun, movement and discovery. We combine hoop instruction, games and hoop dance to foster team building and motor skill development. Each child will find a place for self expression inside their hoop.

Exhibitors
avatar for Bring the Hoopla!

Bring the Hoopla!

Meet the ladies of Bring the Hoopla! | | Sarah Moon Beam | Sarah was given her first hoop in 2011 and since that day she has grown her life through hoop dance. She has been teaching hoop for 3 years with BringtheHoopla, currently Curriculum Director and Head Hoopla Instructor... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Kid's Canteen

9:00am

Music Together! (0-5years)
Limited Capacity seats available

Family music class for children birth through age 5 and their caregivers. Move, wiggle, sing and explore through developmentally appropriate musical activities designed to support your child's musical aptitude and foster a life-long love of music. No unattended children --- grown-ups participate fully!

Exhibitors
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Alexia Tate

Alexia Tate recently moved to the Hudson Valley from Queens, where she taught Music Together and founded Story Garden, a musical storytime for young children. As a Music Together parent, Alexia fell in love with the philosophy of the class and decided to do teacher training, whic... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Kid's Canteen

9:00am

Youth Yoga and Mindfulness
Limited Capacity seats available

In this class, children ages 8 -11 will learn simple breathing techniques they can do anytime, postures that are grounding, strengthening and balancing. Also, children will have fun playing non-competitive games that teach focusing and movement of the body. Mindfulness activities will encourage kids to slow down and increase their awareness externally and internally. Finally, children will learn ways to relax the body and mind during the day and at night before bedtime. 

Kids should bring/wear: comfortable clothes, Yoga Mat, Water bottle

They can expect: physical movement, short mindfulness meditation,  

Exhibitors
avatar for Denise Nobile, RCYT

Denise Nobile, RCYT

Owner/Educator, Youth Nation Yoga
Denise is the founder of Youth Nation Yoga, located in Brewster, NY. She is also an educator with the Somers Central School District where she teaches English Language Arts. As a classroom teacher at both the elementary and middle school levels, she’s come to discover how stres... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Kid's Canteen

9:00am

Aromatherapy Hand Massage & Chakra Balancing
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

An interactive workshop including a progressive muscle relaxation meditation, discussing essential oils and blending your personally suited aromatherapy blend then using it in a hand massage lesson. These mindful stress management tools help to increase chakra balance, self awareness and immune system functioning.

Students should bring/wear: Yoga Mat, Water bottle, An open mind, blanket

Students can expect: hands massage, aromatherapy, chakra work, intuitive work, medium meditation, bring blanket/ mat/ cushion to sit or lay down on

Take this class if: you would like to learn more about stress management, aromatherapy, hand massage and mindfulness.

No level for this class, all are welcome! 

Speakers
avatar for Pattie Traina

Pattie Traina

owner, Many Light Hands
In her 20 year tenure in a holistic private practice, Patricia Traina MS, RN, has promoted wellness through balancing the chakras and assisting clients to maintain a healthy bodymindspirit. | Modalities include; Aromatherapy, Intuitive Tarot, Polarity Bodywork, and Reiki. Patric... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Zen Den

9:00am

Eat Your Yoga
Limited Capacity seats available

Your yoga practice is important, and what you eat either supports or assaults its sustainability. What would happen if you dove deeply into not only what you eat, but also how you eat, why you eat, when you eat and who you eat with? If you could pair these awarenesses with the principles of Yoga and Ayurveda to support you physical, emotional and psychological bodies as a yogi and athlete... magic! Using the three-season approach of Ayurveda, Western nutrition principles, and the Yamas and Niyamas of Yoga, you can learn to “Eat Your Yoga” with Nutritionist, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Health Coach, Master Yoga Teacher and Certified Personal Trainer Sarajean Rudman. Enjoy creating shopping lists, meal-planning, and the exploration into balancing both the subtle and physical practice of yoga with your real, daily life to land you in your healthiest body ever!


Speakers
avatar for Sarajean Shakti Rudman

Sarajean Shakti Rudman

CEO, Bala Strong LLC
Sarajean Shakti Rudman, founder of Bala Strong Hot Vinyasa Yoga and the RunYogiRun Podcast, wants you to be well. A New England-based Yogini, Ayurvedic practitioner, Nutritionist, and outdoor adventure guide, she has over a decade of experience across many diverse fields in health and wellness to support you. In addition to certifications in multiple fitness modalities, Sarajean holds a B.S. in Health and Wellness and Sports Management, an M.S. in Integrative Health and Clinical Nutrition, a post-baccalaureate certificate in Health and Wellness Coaching, and an M.A. in Health and Wellness Coaching (expected completion May 17). These Western credentials are balanced with a 500-hour ERYT, as well as Kripalu Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher and an Ayurvedic Practitioner Certifications... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Library

9:00am

Hips + Hammies Release Party with Katie Collins + DJ Taz
Limited Capacity filling up

The majority of us feel very tight and limited in our lower bodies leading to back pain, discomfort and even low, sometimes even negative energy from the mere thought of sitting for a long time. This workshop is dedicated to gradually opening and discovering the possibly of being able to release the tension that surrounds our hips, spine and pelvic floor muscles. Learn the basic yoga postures needed to enhance your mobility and shine a light on the current patterns that interrupt the body from opening up and releasing! 

Students should bring wear: comfortable clothes, Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), Water bottle, An open mind

Students should expect: Students should expect alignment based yoga, strong musical energy and a LOT of fun. Blocks are great, bolsters if possible.  

Take this class if: You want to forget that you are opening up the stickiest parts of your body!

All Levels Welcome 

Artists
avatar for Dj Taz Rashid

Dj Taz Rashid

Musician, Producer, DJ, DJ Taz Rashid
Tazdeen Rashid (DJ TAZ RASHID) brings a high vibrational energy to any room instantly by mixing the beats and rhythms of Love, Ancient New World, House, Kirtan, Devotional, and all the cosmic sounds. His vision is to be a channel to cause the expansion of all those around by tapping into the creative wisdom of the body and allowing them to feel, let go and awaken. Taz has been producing and part of creating mindful events globally over the last few years and as a musician, he plays guitar, keyboard, Native American Flute, didgeridoo and hand percussion. He takes these instruments and connects to the Divine and what comes through has the ability to move his crowd to connect to their Divine higher... Read More →

Exhibitors
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Katie Collins

Katie Collins Yoga
Albany NY native Katie Collins journey of yoga began over 5 years ago when she attended one of her first yoga festivals. It was here that she knew she wanted to start teaching right away. Fast forward two years later, Katie was introduced to SUP yoga through the teachings of Rach... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Zen Den

9:00am

Yoga 101: Beginner Hatha Yoga
Limited Capacity seats available

New to yoga, or want to brush up on the foundations? This class will cover a basic beginning-level sequence with options to modify your practice to challenge or support your current level. Learn basic poses that occur frequently in yoga classes as well as basic yoga language. Attention will be paid to the breath, the accurate and safe alignment of the body, and the mind-body connection. The general flow of class will be to build both strength and flexibility, as well as a playful and supportive atmosphere.

Students should bring wear: Comfortable clothes, Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), An open mind

Students should expect: Brief meditation/visualization, intention setting, humor!! basic poses (down dog, cobra, forward folds, twists, standing poses, back bends, cool down and rest) Teacher is able to modify for injuries.

Take this class if:  You're just beginning, you want to know more about the origin of yoga, you want to strengthen the foundations, you are a more advanced practitioner and want a moderate practice

Great for Beginers
All Levels Welcome 

Exhibitors
avatar for Danielle Gismondi

Danielle Gismondi

Trained in 2006 at Om Shanti Yoga with Lillian Leon, I then taught through college and continued my training in 2010 with Jennifer Yarro of Frog Lotus Yoga. My classes are meant to be functional for all types of practitioners, as they are layered and multi-tiered. All classes are... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
The Nest

9:00am

Yoga and the Five Elements
Limited Capacity seats available

Earth, water, fire, air, space. We are made of the 5 elements and we return to those elements when we die. How can we align ourselves with these elements to create more balance and harmony in our lives? In this alignment based vinyasa class, we will learn how to work with the elements within our asana practice to develop greater strength and stability, fluidity and ease, transformational heat, and freedom of our breath, ultimately connecting us both deeply within and simultaneously to the world around us. 

Students should bring/wear: Comfortable yoga clothes, Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps)

Students should expect: strong alignment based vinyasa (flow)/ Sanskrit chanting and names for poses (always translated)/ lots of hands on assists/ aromatherapy/ short meditation and always intention setting! Props are always good to have if possible.

Take this class if: you want an athletic, flowing, transformational class that weaves music, poetry, transformational asana, and intelligent alignment and sequencing into a magic carpet ride !

Intermediate  

Exhibitors
avatar for Jessica Bellofatto

Jessica Bellofatto

Jessica Bellofatto has been studying and teaching the art and science of Yoga for the past 23 years. A momma of three ranging in age from 3-15, a pioneer of SUP Yoga in the Northeast, a doula, triathlete, surfer, and all around lover of life, when she is not teaching at her studio, KamaDeva Yoga in East Hampton, NY, or on the water with her paddleboard business, you can most likely find her teaching retreats in tropical locations around the globe. Most happy outside, in nature, preferably wet, Jessica's Yoga and SUP Yoga classes are inspired by a deep love and reverence for Mother Earth and our connection to her... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Gymnasium

9:00am

Beacon Fire Tower Hike
Limited Capacity filling up

Join us on a hike to the top of the beautiful Hudson Highland Park. Get back into nature and treat yourself to a panoramic view of this breathtaking stretch of the Hudson Valley. The hike will last approximately 3 hours and is moderate to difficult level.

Please bring good hiking shoes, a snack, and water for this magical jaunt in the woods!
This hike will leave from the Box Office area, so you can meet the guide up there. 

This is an Advanced Hike!

Speakers
avatar for Ethan Timm

Ethan Timm

Architect, The Figure Ground Studio
I grew up in Cold Spring and the Hudson Valley and have hiked all over the region and beyond. I'm excited to talk about the local geography, ecology, history, and anything else you want to talk about. Or just come enjoy the hike and get some exercise!


Sunday May 28, 2017 9:00am - 1:00pm
Box Office Meeting Point

9:30am

Cha Dao - Tea Meditation
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Ceremonial Tea Meditation is a time where we come together to carve out space so we can better connect with nature through Tea. Utilizing the elements of fire, water and earth to carefully re-awaken the leaves Tea gently guides us into a meditative softening, opening our heart and mind to the vibrations around us. Through the space created we are able to reawaken our connection with the earth and listen to its silent sutras. Tea tells us a story that language cannot.

By meditating with Tea, we allow the universe to guide our session. Each bowl we serve is a different experience than the last, Tea whispers to us, meeting us exactly where we are and giving us exactly what we need.

The Teas utilized for meditation are considered “Living Tea’s”. In other words, Teas that are grown in sustainable processes, either from organic plantations or from wild old growth trees that have existed for generations before we were born.

Students should be prepared to Meditate in silence for 30-45 minutes while Tea is prepared and served to them. They will be drinking 4-6 small bowls of Tea. 

Exhibitors
avatar for Casey Marie

Casey Marie

Salt . Sand. Tea
Casey has long been one with the water. Whether it was boarding in the surf or meditating and practicing yoga in the sand a deep connection formed with the waves of the rhythmic ocean. Casey has journeyed farther to unite mind, body, and spirit through the incorporation of Tea in... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 9:30am - 10:45am
Salt & Tea Tent On Shakti Lawn

10:00am

Creation Song Project; Chant. Dance. Drum!
Limited Capacity seats available

Children experience the Healing Power of Music through this 100% interactive, high energy program. Big drums, group chant-dance, call & response healing song, movement and meditation all combine to ignite the creative flame within the hearts and minds of the youth. Masks, native flutes, chimes and bells enhance the educational aspect of the program, bringing children closer to the importance of honor and respect for our planet. Every child sings, dances, and laughs while reaching a group transformative wellness described as truly magic.

Kids can expect: Exercise, group singing and simple step dance. Short meditation mid-program with a focus on visualizing a healthy planet. No music or singing experience needed.

All Levels & Ages Welcome!

Artists
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The Creation Song Project

The vision of the Creation Song Project: 100% interactive healing music will awaken humanity if and only if our mission is focused on the Children. The future belongs to the youth. What a child dreams our world will soon become. Sacred music holds the key to creating fully human, fully alive Youth. | | Founded by Dr. Joe Breton, Creation Song Project has facilitated hundreds of interactive performances with thousands of children in and around New England. Big drums, larger than life instruments, ancient-future masks, native flutes, shakers, chimes and bells all collide in organized call... Read More →

Exhibitors
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Dr. Joseph Breton

The Creation Song
Dr. Joe Breton founded the Creation Song Project with a 100% Interactive Mission: To bring to Light all the potential Creative Healing Energy within the Hearts and Minds of The Youth. Dr. Joe is a licensed naturopathic physician with a focus on the Healing Power of Music. He has... Read More →



Sunday May 28, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Kid's Canteen

10:00am

Finger Fables for Squiggly Squirmers
Limited Capacity seats available

This hands on performance engages young children when they fingers turn into animals to help tell the tales. Selections range from Aesop to Anansi, with local flavor, a a silly story too. All are welcome to listen.

Exhibitors
avatar for Jonathan Kruk

Jonathan Kruk

Speaker, MAYfest, Jonathan Kruk, Storyteller
Jonathan Kruk, Master Storyteller performs fables, fairy tales and Hudson River lore for children. Selected "Best Storyteller in the Hudson Valley" his kid's recordings earned Parents Choice honors. He's been featured on CBS Sunday Morning, ABC Good Morning America, Al-Jazeera Am... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Kid's Canteen

10:00am

Reading Corner: Dr Potts My Pets Have Spots
Limited Capacity seats available

Come relax and listen to a very funny story and take part in a examining your own stuffed animal. Bring your own or we'll have some furry "friends" to play along with! 

Geared toward ages 3-7

Exhibitors
avatar for Pam Zicca

Pam Zicca

When my daughter was young, reading with her was my favorite pastime. I believe that spending quality time with a child, delving into stories; turning the pages of a book and inspiring them to use their imaginations is an activity to be cherished. I am very excited to be part of a company that... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Kid's Canteen

11:00am

Creation Song Project; Chant. Dance. Drum!
Limited Capacity seats available

Children experience the Healing Power of Music through this 100% interactive, high energy program. Big drums, group chant-dance, call & response healing song, movement and meditation all combine to ignite the creative flame within the hearts and minds of the youth. Masks, native flutes, chimes and bells enhance the educational aspect of the program, bringing children closer to the importance of honor and respect for our planet. Every child sings, dances, and laughs while reaching a group transformative wellness described as truly magic.

Kids can expect: Exercise, group singing and simple step dance. Short meditation mid-program with a focus on visualizing a healthy planet. No music or singing experience needed.

All Levels & Ages Welcome!

Artists
avatar for The Creation Song Project

The Creation Song Project

The vision of the Creation Song Project: 100% interactive healing music will awaken humanity if and only if our mission is focused on the Children. The future belongs to the youth. What a child dreams our world will soon become. Sacred music holds the key to creating fully human, fully alive Youth. | | Founded by Dr. Joe Breton, Creation Song Project has facilitated hundreds of interactive performances with thousands of children in and around New England. Big drums, larger than life instruments, ancient-future masks, native flutes, shakers, chimes and bells all collide in organized call... Read More →

Exhibitors
avatar for Dr. Joseph Breton

Dr. Joseph Breton

The Creation Song
Dr. Joe Breton founded the Creation Song Project with a 100% Interactive Mission: To bring to Light all the potential Creative Healing Energy within the Hearts and Minds of The Youth. Dr. Joe is a licensed naturopathic physician with a focus on the Healing Power of Music. He has... Read More →



Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kid's Canteen

11:00am

Mindful Crafts: Eye Pillows
Limited Capacity seats available

This is a more quiet activity for kids. Creating "mindful crafts" is a relaxing and fun way to create a tool that children can take home and use to support their yoga and mindfulness practice. 

Eye Pillows block out light and calm the active muscles around the eyes while lying in savasana. We will learn how to make our own!


 


Exhibitors
avatar for Denise Nobile, RCYT

Denise Nobile, RCYT

Owner/Educator, Youth Nation Yoga
Denise is the founder of Youth Nation Yoga, located in Brewster, NY. She is also an educator with the Somers Central School District where she teaches English Language Arts. As a classroom teacher at both the elementary and middle school levels, she’s come to discover how stres... Read More →



Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kid's Canteen

11:00am

Pure Love Yoga is Family Yoga & Dance
Limited Capacity seats available

Yoga for little ones and their families is quite different from the grown-up version! Families learn stretches and breathing techniques together in a fun and creative environment. Techniques will focus on teaching families to better understanding of their bodies and how they work while enjoying the fun and bonding that comes with family activities. This class encourages parents to support each other in the challenges of parenthood and bask in the joy of pure new baby Love and Family Love. This class is a great class to take with any family member. It focuses on play and the importance of positive energy exchange. All classes begin with good energy gathering end by thanking the body from toes to head.

Exhibitors
avatar for Erica Blue

Erica Blue

Erica Blue is a Yoga Teacher, Dancer Theater Maker and seeker. She is an inspirational and transformative teacher in the healing arts movement. For her Art and yoga are an undeniable soul calling. Self-expression, vitality, awakening and ecstasy are the goals of humanity | Thes... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kid's Canteen

11:00am

Mastering the Art of Yoga Photography w/ Robert Sturman: Be the Model and/or the Shooter
Limited Capacity filling up

Robert reveals all of his secrets about how to make powerful, poetic images celebrating the beautiful art of yoga. Aspiring models and yogis learn what it takes to get great pictures. Photography enthusiasts learn about composition, balance, integrating the pose with the surrounding environment, the power of social media and much more.In this workshop you can be the photographer, model, artist, muse or all of the above.

The 1st half of the workshop will take place inside. In the 2nd half, the group will go outside and catch the Hudson Valley light for the creation of a few masterpieces. Anyone who wants to model can. Everyone can shoot. One thing's for sure, everyone will walk away with great pictures.The 1st half of the workshop will take place inside.

In the 2nd half, the group will go outside and catch the Hudson Valley light for the creation of a few masterpieces. Anyone who wants to model can. Everyone can shoot. One thing's for sure, everyone will walk away with great pictures.

Bring your camera, phone, questions, and curiosity.

Speakers
avatar for Robert Sturman

Robert Sturman

A dedicated yoga practitioner, photographer Robert Sturman has increasingly focused on capturing the timeless grace and embodied mindfulness of asana in his work. His portraits, whether set in the lively streets of Manhattan, the expansive beaches and canyons of Malibu, the timel... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Nest

11:00am

Partner Yoga
Grab a partner and come play partner yoga with this dynamic duo!  Expect a playful atmosphere where you and your partner will assist each other in postures to help expand and explore with support.

This class is a beginner's class, but all levels are welcome!  

Exhibitors
avatar for Katie Feinstein

Katie Feinstein

Katie Feinstein teaches yoga and is a personal trainer. With her athletic background and experience, she creates a fun and exciting environment to develop strength, flexibility and a healthy lifestyle. Her love of music and passion for mindful movement are incorporated in all she... Read More →
avatar for Jacqui Stix

Jacqui Stix

Jacqui Stix is a yogi and an artist. Her art education background has influenced her to view body movement as an art form. Her goal is to help spread the joy and love of yoga to all ages. Through mindful movements, breath work, fun music and a light hearted atmosphere, she helps... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Beach Stage

11:00am

SUP Yoga 2: ARM BALANCE
Limited Capacity seats available
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If you knew that falling lead to nothing more than a refreshing splash, would you be more inclined try a yoga pose you’ve never tried before? That’s the idea behind this class—taking the fear out of falling, trying a new posture and challenging the body in different ways. The class will begin with a lovely warm-up flow to help develop the strength, balance, mind-focus, and muscle memory needed for more challenging postures, including crow, side plank, scissors, and headstand (yes, headstand!). One hour and 15 minutes. Bathing suit or water-wear recommended.

Intermediate Level 

Exhibitors
avatar for Meredith Asplundh

Meredith Asplundh

Meredith Asplundh is a former beauty, health and fitness writer for Women’s Magazines. A busy career and family life, including training an competing in triathlons, is what first led Meredith to yoga. It was the promise to slow down, breathe, take better care of her body—all of the things she was preaching to her readers but not practicing herself. She earned her 200hr YTT in Vinyasa yoga, a certification in SUP yoga, and an extra 60 hours through Rocket Yoga. Meredith currently yoga... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:15pm
WaterFront by Beach Stage

11:00am

Macrame Madness
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Macrame is making a come back in a big way! So come and see what all the fuss is about in this workshop where you'll not only leave with your own, unique wall hanging; but you'll fall in love with the process of unlocking your creativity. A great complement to this weekend of yoga and music, if your looking for a chilled class with the opportunity to create and connect. 

Exhibitors
CW

Camacha wolfer

I am a Mother, wife, yoga teacher and, most recently, a macrame enthusiast! I decided to teach myself how to make a wall hanging for my bedroom and I instantly fell in love with the deep meditative state of concentration and creativity it threw me into. I became hooked pretty qui... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

11:00am

Mandala Rock Painting
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Whether you’re building a rock garden or in need of a beautiful paperweight for your desk at work, this class is for you! Each mandala is unique to its creator and becomes entrancing to work on. Relax your mind and meditate, while learning how to create a colorful dot mandala. River rocks and painting materials provided, but feel free to bring any of your own sentimental rocks to work on!



Exhibitors
avatar for Nicole Renninger

Nicole Renninger

Nicole Renninger graduated from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and has been teaching Art for over 7 years within public schools as well as various community organizations. She teaches children as young as infants through senior citizens and has been creating since she can re... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

11:00am

West African Beginner Drum Class
Limited Capacity seats available

West African Beginner Drum class is for people who have never touched but are interested in learning how to play a drum in a group setting. You will learn how to get the basic sounds out of the drum as well as how to listen and play in a West African Ensemble. This is a feel good class. There will be a 10 minute meditation of gratitude at the end of class.

Exhibitors
MB

Matthew Broad

Matthew Broad focuses on how to play the Djembe' in a safe, non-judgmental and relaxed environment. His approach to learning how to work together in a community drum circle is refreshing and fun. Specializing in creating ways to feel comfortable with yourself while learning bas... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Zen Den

11:00am

Ayurveda Lifehacker: Tips, Tweaks and Tricks Using Ancient Medicine in Modern Times.
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Ayurveda, yoga’s sister science, is a 5,000-year-old preventative health-care system indigenous to India that is still relevant and practiced today. At the very core of Ayurvedic teachings are two intuitive rules: “treat with opposites”, and “like increases like”. What does that mean for you, in your life, right now? Sarajean, The Ayurvedic Lifehacker, can show you! Make the ancient art and science of Ayurveda a part of your daily self-care regimen and discover how easy it can be to reduce stress, increase productivity, be happy, and harmonize the melody of nature as you become more aligned with your nature.


Speakers
avatar for Sarajean Shakti Rudman

Sarajean Shakti Rudman

CEO, Bala Strong LLC
Sarajean Shakti Rudman, founder of Bala Strong Hot Vinyasa Yoga and the RunYogiRun Podcast, wants you to be well. A New England-based Yogini, Ayurvedic practitioner, Nutritionist, and outdoor adventure guide, she has over a decade of experience across many diverse fields in health and wellness to support you. In addition to certifications in multiple fitness modalities, Sarajean holds a B.S. in Health and Wellness and Sports Management, an M.S. in Integrative Health and Clinical Nutrition, a post-baccalaureate certificate in Health and Wellness Coaching, and an M.A. in Health and Wellness Coaching (expected completion May 17). These Western credentials are balanced with a 500-hour ERYT, as well as Kripalu Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher and an Ayurvedic Practitioner Certifications... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Library

11:00am

Honouring
Limited Capacity seats available


This open level sequence calls on our capacity for prayer. Comprehensive, thoughtful practice of alignment, strengthening and honouring our body, mind, teachers, and ancestors. Flow, Yin, Restorative, Meditation.

Students should bring/wear: Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), Water bottle, An open mind, comfortable clothes. 

Good for Beginners!
All Levels Welcome

Exhibitors
avatar for Elena  Brower

Elena Brower

Elena Brower is a renowned author, yoga teacher and speaker. Influenced by several yoga traditions including Katonah Yoga, Para Yoga, and Kundalini Yoga, she is recognized internationally for her expertise in combining physical alignment and the art of attention. Since 1998, Elen... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Gymnasium

11:00am

SmartFlow
Limited Capacity seats available

In this 90-minute class, renowned Hudson Valley teacher Julian Paik will lead yoga students of all levels on a dynamic, well-balanced and uplifting practice. A "smart" approach will be emphasized, with detailed attention being paid to alignment, breathing and isolating moments of dharana (concentration). An inspirational practice for all! 

Students should expect: Poses will be held a bit longer than you may be used to, and we will move with beautiful grace and keen awareness. 

Students should bring/wear: comfortable clothes, yoga mat, water bottle. 

All Levels Welcome

Exhibitors

Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Moose Hall

12:00pm

Happy Hoopin' Kids Class
Limited Capacity seats available

BringtheHoopla's interactive children's hoop class is a place of fun, movement and discovery. We combine hoop instruction, games and hoop dance to foster team building and motor skill development. Each child will find a place for self expression inside their hoop.

Exhibitors
avatar for Bring the Hoopla!

Bring the Hoopla!

Meet the ladies of Bring the Hoopla! | | Sarah Moon Beam | Sarah was given her first hoop in 2011 and since that day she has grown her life through hoop dance. She has been teaching hoop for 3 years with BringtheHoopla, currently Curriculum Director and Head Hoopla Instructor... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kid's Canteen

12:00pm

Mindful Crafts: Calming Glitter Jars
Limited Capacity seats available

This is a more quiet activity for kids. Creating "mindful crafts" is a relaxing and fun way to create a tool that children can take home and use to support their yoga and mindfulness practice. 

Glitter Jars are not only pretty to look at but can help calm the mind... in this session we will learn to make our own! 


 


Exhibitors
avatar for Denise Nobile, RCYT

Denise Nobile, RCYT

Owner/Educator, Youth Nation Yoga
Denise is the founder of Youth Nation Yoga, located in Brewster, NY. She is also an educator with the Somers Central School District where she teaches English Language Arts. As a classroom teacher at both the elementary and middle school levels, she’s come to discover how stres... Read More →



Sunday May 28, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kid's Canteen

12:00pm

Kids Can Play Guitar, Too!
Limited Capacity seats available

Let’s be honest, “introductory guitar” sounds super boring. But being able to sing and play like Taylor Swift and John Lennon? That's the whole point of music! In this workshop, we'll show you our secret strategy to get any kid (or parent) playing single-note melodies in 10 minutes or less. We mean it when we say: we've made the guitar accessible to everyone. Even you, you rockstar parent, you.

Bring your own Guitar or ukulele (if you have it!)

For ages 4-8.

Exhibitors
avatar for Stephanie Carlin

Stephanie Carlin

Stephanie Carlin is a singer, songwriter, teacher and producer. In 2012 she founded Free Spirits Music, a songwriting school in Brooklyn. Kids write their own original songs and perform them with a professional backing band at a real music venue. In every class, she trains each student to be the kind of artist who moves and inspires people. | | Stephanie recently released Pre-Schoolers Play Guitar, the only online course for parents and kids to learn guitar together. The course teaches 25 simple melodies ranging from classic nursery rhymes to this... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kid's Canteen

1:00pm

Music Together! (0-5years)
Limited Capacity seats available

Family music class for children birth through age 5 and their caregivers. Move, wiggle, sing and explore through developmentally appropriate musical activities designed to support your child's musical aptitude and foster a life-long love of music. No unattended children --- grown-ups participate fully!

Exhibitors
AT

Alexia Tate

Alexia Tate recently moved to the Hudson Valley from Queens, where she taught Music Together and founded Story Garden, a musical storytime for young children. As a Music Together parent, Alexia fell in love with the philosophy of the class and decided to do teacher training, whic... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kid's Canteen

1:00pm

Open Sports
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Jed and his assistant Sophia for any game of active sports! Kid's will be grouped in age groups and they can pick which game they'd like to play for the hour. We've got a full variety to choose from!

Whiffle Kickball
Basketball  
Frisbee
Baseball 
& more!

All games are adaptable to the appropriate age group we're playing with!  

Exhibitors
avatar for Jed Varricchio

Jed Varricchio

​Jed " Big Jed" Varricchio grew up in Cold Spring in a sports-minded family spending most of his days on a court or in a field. Jed translated his passion and affinity for team sports into a career in teaching and coaching ​from 2003 -2012 ​he​​ ​coached basketball at... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kid's Canteen

1:00pm

Springtime Family Yoga
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore yoga with your family!  This class focuses on connections with your child and your child’s peers, and will work around the theme of growth. Root down like a tree, wag your tail like a dog, and row your own boat!  Be prepared for:

  • Songs

  • Stories

  • Dance

  • Partner yoga

  • Thai massage

  • Breathwork and calming techniques

Yoga reduces stress, anxiety, and depression and increases focus and happiness and can be a wonderful way to connect with your child.  

Appropriate for all children and families, but really targets ages 3-8. Danielle, an elementary school teacher by day, brings her 8 years of early elementary education training and expertise to her fun and playful work.


Exhibitors
avatar for Danielle Gismondi

Danielle Gismondi

Trained in 2006 at Om Shanti Yoga with Lillian Leon, I then taught through college and continued my training in 2010 with Jennifer Yarro of Frog Lotus Yoga. My classes are meant to be functional for all types of practitioners, as they are layered and multi-tiered. All classes are... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kid's Canteen

1:00pm

The Magic of Suminagashi Marbling
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

SUMINAGASHI is an amazing Art discovered In Japan over a thousand years ago.This art is still practiced in Japan by Living Treasures. Ink is floated on water and these bold or intricate images are picked up onto absorbent papers. We will use black sumi and colored inks with applicators and brushes separated and floated by dispersants of soapy water. These beautiful marblings will be works of art, or can be used for further drawing, book arts, calligraphy, cards and collage. Your imagination will be stirred by this elemental ancient art.

Exhibitors
avatar for Christina DiMarco

Christina DiMarco

"Di Marco Christina Di Marco is an artist educator residing in the Hudson Valley, who has shared her love of suminagashi and Turkish marbling for about 30 years to people of all ages. She teaches multimedia in programs for Mill Street Loft in Poughkeepsie and Garrison Art Ce... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

1:00pm

Hoop Yoga by Bring the Hoopla!
Limited Capacity seats available

In this class, you will stretch and strengthen in traditional Asanas in a new way, by using the Hula Hoop as a prop. Hula hooping opens the hips and strengthens the core. Hooping tricks and techniques will also be taught in this class, to increase energy and experience greater range of motion in the joints. This class is fit for all levels, with many modifications provided throughout the class. No hooping experience is needed, and Hoopla Hoops will be provided.

Exhibitors
avatar for Bring the Hoopla!

Bring the Hoopla!

Meet the ladies of Bring the Hoopla! | | Sarah Moon Beam | Sarah was given her first hoop in 2011 and since that day she has grown her life through hoop dance. She has been teaching hoop for 3 years with BringtheHoopla, currently Curriculum Director and Head Hoopla Instructor... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Moose Hall

1:00pm

Water Prayer
Limited Capacity seats available

We gather by the lake to give thanks for the miracle of Water. We are water beings, we began life in water. We pray to water for forgiveness, with gratitude and that all beings may know the free flow of water in their lives. We ask the waters to hear our prayers for healing and unity in our lives. Flower petals will be placed in lake to symbolize our intention for healing for ourselves and the waterways of all life. 

Students should bring/wear: Water bottle, An open mind, rattle or drum, but not required.

Take this class if: You would like to create more meaning in everyday life

Great for Beginners
All Are Welcome & Invited 

Exhibitors
avatar for Nadiya Nottingham

Nadiya Nottingham

Speaker, MAYfest, Nadiya Nottingham Healing Arts
Nadiya Nottingham is a healer in the tradition of Celtic Shamanism. In her native Ireland she began a deep relationship with the ocean, birdlife and mountains of her ancestors. She is a trained Qigong healer in private practice as well as a group classes. Nadiya is a Water Pro... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Beach Stage

1:00pm

Native Awareness
Limited Capacity seats available

This block is an introduction to Native Awareness, the study in a variety of disciplines that increase your own “Sphere of Awareness” beyond your “Sphere of Influence”. 

On a physical, psychological, and intuitive levelyou learn the tools to better understand Baseline as it pertains to multiple integrated systems in nature, reading the forested landscape, developing your “nature literacy”, or ability to understand what you see in the way of forest succession.You will understand how your mindset effects what you are aware of and how vast your blind spots can be. Through experiential exercises you will amplify the ability to detect subtle changes with all of your senses. Also the reliable techniques to slow and increase heart rate, brain wave activity, and pace to match the landscape you are in and better blend in and notice more.

Jim Kane will share Wide Angle Vision which activates the sensory portions of the brain while switching your brain frequency from Beta to Alpha. Which has been shown to improve eyesight in people who rely on corrective lenses, improving night vision, and provides an unlimited field of focus while increasing your ability to detect subtle movements. Fox Walking, known today as Chi Running, which is the most bio-mechanical efficient way of walking. The feet are our finger tips to the earth. Deer Ears to focus our hearing in darkness. Used all together on the String Stalk, which uses all of your senses, except sight, to navigate through the landscape, heightening sensitivity, balance, and fluidity.


Exhibitors
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Jim Kane

Lead Instructor, Maine Primitive Skills School
Jim comes to us from the Maine Primitive Skills School where he lives and works full time as an Instructor. Specializing in teaching Nature Literacy and reversing the effects of Nature Deficiency Syndrome associated with ADD, and ADHD in both children and adults. His passion for... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Box Office Meeting Point

1:00pm

SUP Yoga: Beginner Paddleboard
Limited Capacity full
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At the begining of this water class, we will collaborate with Nadiya Nottingham's Water Ceremony happening from the beach. "We gather by the lake to give thanks for the miracle of Water. We are water beings, we began life in water. We pray to water for forgiveness, with gratitude and that all beings may know the free flow of water in their lives. We ask the waters to hear our prayers for healing and unity in our lives. Flower petals will be placed in lake to symbolize our intention for healing for ourselves and the waterways of all life. "

Experience yoga on the lake! SUP (short for Stand Up Paddle-board) yoga is sweeping the yoga community, and for good reason. The use of the board in the water adds a whole new element of core strength, intense focus and single-pointed concentration taking the practice to an entirely new level. Add to that the fresh air, water, and nature all around you, it is a heavenly experience. This class is for beginners, but all levels are welcome.
This is one you will not want to miss.

Students should bring/wear: bathing suit or something they don't mind getting wet in, a towel, an open mind

Come prepared to get wet, sunscreen is suggested. Leave electronics on land!

Exhibitors
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Melia Marzollo

Director, SkyBaby Studio
Melia instructs Pilates classes; both group mat classes, private and semi-private apparatus. Teaching in the classic Pilates style, classes are alignment-oriented and challenging focusing on balance, strength and flow. Melia has earned certifications in Pilates from Power Pilates, Half Moon Pilates, and The Center for... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
WaterFront by Beach Stage

1:00pm

Intro to Mindful Resilience Yoga
Limited Capacity seats available

In this workshop we will explore and practice a few simple tools in dealing.....chronic stress and post-traumatic stress. First we will review the causes and components of stress and the ways that stress negatively impacts health. Then we will discuss ways to maximize your practice to enhance the conditions that support recovery and resilience and understand how yoga practices "undo" the negative effects of stress. We will then practice 2 breathing techniques that have been found to be helpful for maintaining strength, stability, and flexibility in the face of life's challenges. There will be a short period for questions and answers at the end. 

Students should bring/wear: a pen and paper for notes! 

All Levels Welcome & Invited 

Exhibitors
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Veterans Yoga Project

Veterans Yoga Project is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to supporting recovery and resilience among veterans, their families, and our communities. We do this in three primary ways:Led by VA psychologist and VYP founder Dr. Daniel J. Libby, we teach yoga teachers how to... Read More →
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Brianna Renner

Brianna Renner, RYT-500, Program Director, Veterans Yoga Project & Co-founder/Director of Namaste Newport Brianna comes to the teachers seat with a myriad of life experience including over 20 years of ballet training, five years in the Marine Corps and over ten years of passionat... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
The Nest

1:00pm

Making Despachos; A Shamanic Ceremony
Limited Capacity seats available

Ayni is a word in Q'echua that means "Right Relationship" or balance with the soul's truth. In this beautiful Despacho Ceremony our prayers are "dispatched" or surrendered to Spirit with flowers, beans, rice and chocolates, helping us bring our past, present and future into right relationship. In this ceremony you will participate in one of the most ancient and powerful shamanic rituals and learn more about how you can offer this ceremony in your own community.

Students can spend as much or as little time as they need placing items (prayers) in the bundle. They may choose to toss things in and go about their day, or take their time and move with their breath as they take part in the ceremony. There will be no physical activity. This is a ceremonial and educational shamanic ritual.

Students should bring: An open mind & heart. All necessary materials will be provided but students can bring small personal items or trinkets to spice up their Despacho (crystals, feathers, small ornaments, etc.)

Take this class if: If you have any interest in Shamanic teachings or ceremony. If you have any heavy energy that you're holding onto that you would like to release back to the Earth and to Spirit. If you have prayers and desires that you would like to manifest through ancient ceremony. 



Speakers
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Sean Lanning

Sean is a certified ERYT-500 Yoga Teacher and Shaman from Broad Brook, CT. After several years of work in marketing, music and direct sales, Sean was introduced to yoga. Through the sweat and crazy, un-explainable tears, he was hooked. It was a clear fork in the road. He had to c... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

1:00pm

Explorers of Infinity w/ Marti Nikko & Dj Drez
Limited Capacity seats available

Find your voice and set yourself free with kirtan, prayer, intention and celebration. Let's bring our spirits together and expand our borders with our voice and heart creating connections that will serve through infinity. Sing, dance and enjoy laughter, stories and community as we practice in devotion with each other. Come exactly as you are. No experience necessary.

This workshop will include asana, mantra, discussion and some beautiful dope music. 

Artists
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DJ Drez

DJ Drez is a sound pioneer. With an ear for cutting edge sonic ambiance, a finger on the pulse of music that makes bodies move, and the vision and skill to obliterate genre and boundary with his own trademark sound and production, Drez has skyrocketed to international acclaim fro... Read More →

Exhibitors
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Marti Nikko

A truly gifted teacher, Marti is known for motivating her students through her own passion. Fully certified in Yoga and the Pilates Method, and having worked in the fitness industry for the past 12 years, she teaches from a deep understanding of movement dynamics and the body. Ke... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Gymnasium

1:00pm

Power To The SHE! Goddess Stories of India
Limited Capacity seats available

For women AND men! Are you an otherworldly Saraswati type, with more interest in spiritual pursuits than a conventional life? Or maybe you're a Radha, the goddess whose superpower is her ability love so fiercely that everything she sees becomes love. Then there's Lakshmi, the one who delights in adornment and the luxury of the material world, and who quietly folds herself back into the cosmos when she is not appreciated. Come hear the stories of these Goddesses and so many more!

Kelly is widely known for her captivating storytelling and her ability to make ancient tales come to life in a very modern way. This workshop is mostly storytelling and group discussion with some chanting and guaranteed laughter! No asana.

Students should bring/wear: comfy clothes, something to sit on like a yoga mat or cushion. 

Take this class if: You like the stories behind the yoga poses, you enjoy history and mythology

All Levels Welcome!

Exhibitors
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Kelly Kamm

Kelly's classes are musical, poetic, and deeply spiritual. She is known for her storytelling and her ability to make the philosophy of yoga relatable, to bring big subjects into an every day perspective. Expect a challenging and creative flow, plenty of great music, a dose of phi... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Zen Den

2:00pm

Fort Building
Limited Capacity seats available

Kids will work together to construct a shelter in the woods from materials they find around them. Using sticks, leaves, bark and other found materials, kids will create a hut-like structure big enough to fit their bodies and sturdy enough to protect them from the rain and wind. Kids will not only have tons of fun in the woods, but they will acquire an important wilderness survival skill.

Exhibitors
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Kim Chase

Kim Chase has taught environmental science education for over 10 years. She taught animal behavior, biology and wildlife conservation to children and adults at the Bronx Zoo and she served as the science education coordinator for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. She currently works a... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kid's Canteen

2:00pm

Story Workshop: Barefootbook of Children
Limited Capacity seats available

"The Barefoot Book of Children is a colorful and hopeful celebration of childhood… [and] an affirmation of our inherent dignity as human beings” —Caryl Stern, CEO, US fund for UNICEF

Come join Ambassador Pam Zicca as she reads the story of Barefootbook of Children. The questions posed throughout the book and the detailed illustrations will spark meaningful conversations. Participants will then have the opportunity to write their own Story!

Exhibitors
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Pam Zicca

When my daughter was young, reading with her was my favorite pastime. I believe that spending quality time with a child, delving into stories; turning the pages of a book and inspiring them to use their imaginations is an activity to be cherished. I am very excited to be part of a company that... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kid's Canteen

2:30pm

Hike to Old Cornish Estate Ruins
Limited Capacity full
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Thom Johnson, a lifetime resident of the Hudson valley, will present a hike with history on the old Cornish estate also known as Northgate. He has been hiking there for over 40 years and recently, with Rob Yasinsac discovered photographs and more on the history of the site. Part of what was learned is that Sigmund Stern who first put the estate together was also on the board of the Surprise lake camp. The hike will go from Surprise Lake Camp to the farm site then down to the ruins of Breakneck valley rd. to the site of the main house, greenhouse, gardens and pool. There will be historic photographs and history to be shared about how these two sites have long been connected.

This hike will meet at the Gazebo on the Shakti Lawn by the Festival Office.

This is a beginner's hike; plan to wear a good pair of hiking shoes, water bottle, and snacks

Exhibitors

Sunday May 28, 2017 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Shakti Lawn

3:00pm

Creation Song Project; Chant. Dance. Drum!
Limited Capacity seats available

Children experience the Healing Power of Music through this 100% interactive, high energy program. Big drums, group chant-dance, call & response healing song, movement and meditation all combine to ignite the creative flame within the hearts and minds of the youth. Masks, native flutes, chimes and bells enhance the educational aspect of the program, bringing children closer to the importance of honor and respect for our planet. Every child sings, dances, and laughs while reaching a group transformative wellness described as truly magic.

Kids can expect: Exercise, group singing and simple step dance. Short meditation mid-program with a focus on visualizing a healthy planet. No music or singing experience needed.

All Levels & Ages Welcome!

Artists
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The Creation Song Project

The vision of the Creation Song Project: 100% interactive healing music will awaken humanity if and only if our mission is focused on the Children. The future belongs to the youth. What a child dreams our world will soon become. Sacred music holds the key to creating fully human, fully alive Youth. | | Founded by Dr. Joe Breton, Creation Song Project has facilitated hundreds of interactive performances with thousands of children in and around New England. Big drums, larger than life instruments, ancient-future masks, native flutes, shakers, chimes and bells all collide in organized call... Read More →

Exhibitors
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Dr. Joseph Breton

The Creation Song
Dr. Joe Breton founded the Creation Song Project with a 100% Interactive Mission: To bring to Light all the potential Creative Healing Energy within the Hearts and Minds of The Youth. Dr. Joe is a licensed naturopathic physician with a focus on the Healing Power of Music. He has... Read More →



Sunday May 28, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kid's Canteen

3:00pm

Making Mandalas!
Limited Capacity seats available

Exhibitors
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Nicole Renninger

Nicole Renninger graduated from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and has been teaching Art for over 7 years within public schools as well as various community organizations. She teaches children as young as infants through senior citizens and has been creating since she can re... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kid's Canteen

3:00pm

Story Theater
Limited Capacity seats available

Tales of local dragons giants and faeries older kids step into. Classic tales performed with simple props and masks with children playing a part in each tale. All are welcome to listen.

Exhibitors
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Jonathan Kruk

Speaker, MAYfest, Jonathan Kruk, Storyteller
Jonathan Kruk, Master Storyteller performs fables, fairy tales and Hudson River lore for children. Selected "Best Storyteller in the Hudson Valley" his kid's recordings earned Parents Choice honors. He's been featured on CBS Sunday Morning, ABC Good Morning America, Al-Jazeera Am... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kid's Canteen

3:00pm

Mindful Dreamcatcher Weaving
Limited Capacity full
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Love crafting with a spiritual touch? Looking to add a beautiful bohemian addition to your bedroom? Want to explore your dream world a bit more? In this class, you will have a chance to relax and unwind while you make your own handmade dreamcatcher. This is a great time to explore the meaning of dreams, spirituality and the symbolism of this Native American tradition. 

Materials will be provided, but if you have special gems or tokens you'd like to weave into your dreamcatcher.. feel free to bring! 

Exhibitors
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Kristy Mathews

"With an professional background in mental health counseling and an personal interest in studying spirituality, Kristy has developed an enormous love for self expression through the arts and using visualization and physical representations to facilitate personal growth. | | Join... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

3:00pm

The Magic of Suminagashi Marbling
Limited Capacity full
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SUMINAGASHI is an amazing Art discovered In Japan over a thousand years ago.This art is still practiced in Japan by Living Treasures. Ink is floated on water and these bold or intricate images are picked up onto absorbent papers. We will use black sumi and colored inks with applicators and brushes separated and floated by dispersants of soapy water. These beautiful marblings will be works of art, or can be used for further drawing, book arts, calligraphy, cards and collage. Your imagination will be stirred by this elemental ancient art.

Exhibitors
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Christina DiMarco

"Di Marco Christina Di Marco is an artist educator residing in the Hudson Valley, who has shared her love of suminagashi and Turkish marbling for about 30 years to people of all ages. She teaches multimedia in programs for Mill Street Loft in Poughkeepsie and Garrison Art Ce... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

3:00pm

Blindfolded Chakra Dance Experience
Limited Capacity filling up

“An all-out celebration of mindful living,” is a quote from a participant of this workshop. Starting off with a talk and a brief description about what to expect, Taraleigh lays out the ground rules for everyone so they can easily have their own experience and journey throughout the class. She provides a safe space for exploration of the unknown and acknowledges that you may feel uncomfortable at times, but to resist the urge to remove the blindfold. Not everything in life is comfortable, but what if you sat with it instead of resisted it? That is just one of the many lessons you'll learn during the class. You'll move and groove for one full hour with your sight taken away. Before each song is played from Taraleigh’s epic playlist, she tells a story with an inquiry that is linked to each chakra.

The music along with Taraleigh’s mini guided meditations help everyone to fully let loose, get down and leave all their judgements behind. It’s amazing what you allow to be seen when you can’t see. This class is an opportunity to dance like no one’s watching in a safe and supportive atmosphere. This workshop is appropriate for everyone. If you have a health condition where it’s unsafe to dance blindfolded, you can participate sitting in a chair or find a spot by a wall.

Students should expect: Students should expect to move however they please. The class is broken up with mini meditations and Chakra work with plenty of opportunities to move intuitively. Most people who take this class for the first time don't know what to expect. If it strikes your curiosity cord, try it out! You won't regret it. 

All Levels Welcome & Invited!  

Exhibitors
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Taraleigh Weathers

"I'm a weird and wild sequin-and-feather wearin' live music fanatic living in the new-age hippie haven, Burlington, Vermont. When I'm not at home practicing yoga, enjoying the local live music scene, watching sunsets or hanging out with the hubster and my friends, I can be found... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
The Nest

3:00pm

JBYoga SUP Yoga
Limited Capacity full
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A flowing vinyasa sequence progressing from more basic and stable postures to poses such as standing poses, tree pose, arm balances, and even inversions. Transformative and creative sequencing combined with flawless cue-ing and sup board appropriate modifications, surrounded by the stunning natural beauty around you, buyer beware—this practice is addictive. All classes include some pranayama (breath awareness), yoga philosophy or inspiration, and the sweetest floating Savasana (final relaxation) you have ever experienced.

Students should bring/wear: Water bottle, Bathing Suit / Wet suit / Something to get Wet in, layers if it's cool. Towel. 

Students should expect: Chanting, Sanskrit words, short meditation, intention setting and alignment!

Take this class if: you want to experience yoga in a new way, connect to Nature, challenge your practice, and have a blast

OK for beginners
All Levels Welcome 

Exhibitors
avatar for Jessica Bellofatto

Jessica Bellofatto

Jessica Bellofatto has been studying and teaching the art and science of Yoga for the past 23 years. A momma of three ranging in age from 3-15, a pioneer of SUP Yoga in the Northeast, a doula, triathlete, surfer, and all around lover of life, when she is not teaching at her studio, KamaDeva Yoga in East Hampton, NY, or on the water with her paddleboard business, you can most likely find her teaching retreats in tropical locations around the globe. Most happy outside, in nature, preferably wet, Jessica's Yoga and SUP Yoga classes are inspired by a deep love and reverence for Mother Earth and our connection to her... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
WaterFront by Beach Stage

3:00pm

Authenticity and Action
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, which includes a conversation, some vocalizing, light movement and journaling together, you’ll discover Sadie’s 10 Steps to Rock Your Authenticity–tried and tested tools based on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and transformative Kriya Yoga process. Sadie translates them into your real world, so you’ll walk out of this session with a guide to bust any challenge or fear, and move forward as even more of yourself–more clear and more confident than ever before. This creates more awesome relationships, careers, finances, opportunities and freedom to live how and as whom you wish!

Students should bring/wear: Yoga clothing you feel free to move in, a journal and a pen, Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), Water bottle, An open mind

Exhibitors
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Sadie Nardini

Sadie is a world-traveling yoga and authenticity teacher, founder of Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga and lead singer of Sadie and the Tribe, a tribal rock n roll band. Her yoga style, a great cross-training for all yogis, blends classical poses with contemporary anatomy, physics and c... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Gymnasium

3:00pm

A Very Jerry (Garcia) Yoga Jam w/ Acoustically Speaking featuring Mik and Kat of Garcia Project & John Smrtic
Limited Capacity seats available

Following last year’s sold out MAYfest Grateful Dead yoga collaboration with Mik and Kat of The Garcia Project and John Smrtic, JD, Advanced Certified Jivamukti Yoga teacher, get ready to be blessed by the best fest bliss express to date.  This year, the trio has put their heads together to offer something incredibly exciting and unique, a live music Jivamukti Yoga celebration with Acoustically Speaking providing a set of classic Jerry Garcia songs from both The Jerry Garcia Band and Grateful Dead.  As we gather in sacred community to uplift our individual and collective vibrations, we will sing, dance and move our bodies with this clear, joyful intent: Through this world of trouble, we've got to love one another.
 

Artists
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The Garcia Project

Nationally Touring Jerry Garcia Band Cover Band or Jerry Garcia Band Tribute Band, The Garcia Project’s performances are based on actual set lists performed by The Jerry Garcia Band. All of their shows are classic recreations of a Jerry Garcia Band set list from the 1970’s all the way up to the... Read More →

Exhibitors
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John Smrtic

John Smrtic, JD, E-RYT, is an Advanced Certified Jivamukti Teacher based in Albany, New York. He has spent nearly 1,000 hours studying directly with his teachers and Jivamukti Yoga creators, Sharon Gannon and David Life, in addition to diving deep into the bhakti (devotional yoga... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Shakti Lawn

3:00pm

Shakti Yoga: The Power to Change the Things You Can
Limited Capacity seats available

Birthed in Woodstock, Shakti Yoga is a colorful and dynamic style that empowers practitioners to use their practice to achieve optimal creativity, happiness, and courage. With so much flux and chaos in the world, we learn to carve out a plan of action with a calming and reassuring philosophy. By using inspired and challenging yoga asana sequences, sharing the teachings of philosophy, and focusing on breath regulation, we gain inner power to make the changes we want to see in our world. If your looking for a motivating class to make big and necessary changes, this is the right session for you. Be prepared to have fun as you get really clear in your intentions. 

Students should bring/wear: Yoga clothes they are comfortble in, Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), Water bottle, An open mind

Take this class if: You love creative yoga sequences, motivational , lots of attention and hands on adjusting, fun and laughter

All Levels Welcome 

Exhibitors
avatar for Linda Winnick

Linda Winnick

Owner, Shakti Yoga of Woodstock
Linda Lalita Winnick’s focus is the cultivation of Shakti or Inner Power. A certified yoga teacher, with an M.A. in Ayurvedic Medicine and Yoga Philosophy, Linda’s teaching of yoga integrates her twenty-five-year experience as a yoga practitioner and teacher with the principl... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Zen Den

4:00pm

Native Awareness for Kids!
Limited Capacity seats available

What is it like to move silently through the woods unseen like the Bobcat? Want to learn how to read the woods like a raccoon? Join Jim Kane as he teaches the same skills and exercises used by the Native Americans to teach their children to live closer to Mother Earth and live in a symbiotic relationship with all living things.


Exhibitors
avatar for Jim Kane

Jim Kane

Lead Instructor, Maine Primitive Skills School
Jim comes to us from the Maine Primitive Skills School where he lives and works full time as an Instructor. Specializing in teaching Nature Literacy and reversing the effects of Nature Deficiency Syndrome associated with ADD, and ADHD in both children and adults. His passion for... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kid's Canteen

5:00pm

Tall County
Tall County is a Hudson Valley-based trio writing and playing stripped-down songs on strung-up instruments. They share a fondness for old songs from forgotten corners of the country, sparse arrangements and speedy fiddle and guitar breaks.

The band released Shine, an EP comprising four originals and a lonely cover, in March of 2013. It's available on this site and on iTunes and at a terrific little music shop in the Adirondacks called Ampersound.

Artists
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Tall County

Tall County is a Hudson Valley-based trio writing and playing stripped-down songs on strung-up instruments. They share a fondness for old songs from forgotten corners of the country, sparse arrangements and speedy fiddle and guitar breaks. | | The band released Shine, an EP comp... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Beach Stage

5:00pm

Cha Dao - Tea Meditation
Limited Capacity full
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Ceremonial Tea Meditation is a time where we come together to carve out space so we can better connect with nature through Tea. Utilizing the elements of fire, water and earth to carefully re-awaken the leaves Tea gently guides us into a meditative softening, opening our heart and mind to the vibrations around us. Through the space created we are able to reawaken our connection with the earth and listen to its silent sutras. Tea tells us a story that language cannot.

By meditating with Tea, we allow the universe to guide our session. Each bowl we serve is a different experience than the last, Tea whispers to us, meeting us exactly where we are and giving us exactly what we need.

The Teas utilized for meditation are considered “Living Tea’s”. In other words, Teas that are grown in sustainable processes, either from organic plantations or from wild old growth trees that have existed for generations before we were born.

Students should be prepared to Meditate in silence for 30-45 minutes while Tea is prepared and served to them. They will be drinking 4-6 small bowls of Tea. 

Exhibitors
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Casey Marie

Salt . Sand. Tea
Casey has long been one with the water. Whether it was boarding in the surf or meditating and practicing yoga in the sand a deep connection formed with the waves of the rhythmic ocean. Casey has journeyed farther to unite mind, body, and spirit through the incorporation of Tea in... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Salt & Tea Tent On Shakti Lawn

5:00pm

Art and Movement
Limited Capacity seats available

This class provides a creative environment for adults with all levels of prior experience to explore embodied approaches to drawing. What is it like to draw from inside out? What kind of marks can be made moving on a large paper with pencils placed between the toes? Can drawing connect us to each other in ways deeper than words?  Come and explore your inner creativity!

Exhibitors
avatar for Jaanika Peerna

Jaanika Peerna

Jaanika Peerna is an Estonian-born artist living and working primarily in New York since 1998 as well as in Berlin and Tallinn. Her work encompasses drawing, video, installation and performance, often dealing with the theme of transitions in light, air, water and other natural ph... Read More →



Sunday May 28, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Art Room Room Behind the Indoor Vendor Village

5:00pm

Liquid SUP Yoga
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Take your gaze from yoga studio wall to beautiful open blue skies and calm waters. Drift yourself into a floating studio surrounded by the sounds of LIVE nature and the smells of FRESH Cold Spring air (can life get much better?!!!) This SUP yoga class is designed for all levels, perfect for beginner yogis to advanced practitioners looking to challenge their yoga practice off the mat and into the waters. This floating practice is creatively designed to help find a deeper connection with nature while energizing one’s practice through core strength and balance.

Students should bring/wear: Water wicking clothes or bathing suit, 

Take this class if: You want to try to take your yoga class on water! 

ALL Levels Welcome 

Exhibitors
avatar for Katie Collins

Katie Collins

Katie Collins Yoga
Albany NY native Katie Collins journey of yoga began over 5 years ago when she attended one of her first yoga festivals. It was here that she knew she wanted to start teaching right away. Fast forward two years later, Katie was introduced to SUP yoga through the teachings of Rach... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
WaterFront by Beach Stage

5:00pm

SHiFT~ Learn to Undo Your Overdoing
Limited Capacity full
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One small shift can be the spark that leads to a more fulfilling life. Through our SHiFT workshop, participants learn how to identify the habits in their lives that are getting in the way of them living their best life. We reveal the science behind why we do the things we do, how our brains hold us back, and how we can rewire ourselves to live bigger, better, and more authentic lives. By guiding participants through simple but powerful techniques that cultivate greater self-awareness, including meditation and mindfulness tools, we provide a concrete process for making a shift. 

Students should bring: notebook and pen

Students can expect: Self reflection and work on cultivating self awareness. Short meditations. Goal setting. Sharing and practicing vulnerability.

Take this class if: You find there is gap between who you say you are and what you do. 

Speakers
avatar for Kelley Amadei

Kelley Amadei

Founder, SparkShift
"Kelley Amadei is passionate about building better leaders and transforming teams. As the Founder of SparkShift, Kelley brings together over 17 years of experience working with leaders in all walks of life, deep meditation practice, and extensive research in psychology and neuros... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
The Nest

5:00pm

A Teacher's Adjusting Clinic
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn to communication thru refining your touch. Ground yourself as a
teacher and understand the dynamic of centering between yours and your
student’s stance or seat.

The practice of yoga is an art, and spotting for yoga is a dance. You
can’t teach what you can’t feel. This clinic is breath based, and
teachers will learn to read the anatomy of the student to see which
specific muscles are being targeted. You don’t want to simply move
your students; you want your spots to be instructive. You don’t want
to just touch the outside of the body, you want to learn how to have
effect inside the body, and create a dynamic between your center and
theirs. We will discuss the moral, ethical, theoretical and practical
aspects of spotting; focus on correct body mechanics for the spotter;
work on different body sizes and types, including spotting for
injuries; and learn to be more efficient by not pushing, but guiding.

All teachers welcome (we would also love a few brave students to
receive delicious attention).

Exhibitors

Sunday May 28, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Moose Hall

5:00pm

Rooted! Skybaby Yoga w/ members of Rusted Root
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Melia + Kristin of SkyBaby Studio for a strong and steady asana practice accompanied with live music from Rusted Root! Breath by breath we will grow our roots to burgeoning balancing postures like bird of paradise and flying pigeon, then back to the earth for a sweet savasana serenade.
 

Artists
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Rusted Root

The quintessential live band, Pittsburgh’s Rusted Root celebrates their 20th anniversary this year.   | Formed in the early 90’s by singer/guitarist Michael Glabicki, Rusted Root’s worldly style quickly charmed fans of roots music and world rock. To date they have released 7 albums and sold over 3 million records worldwide. After debuting in 1992 with the self released Cruel Sun, Rusted Root signed with Mercury Records and released the 1994 platinum selling breakthrough When I Woke, which featured the massive hits Send Me On My Way, Ecstasy and Martyr. Their huge success allowed the band to tours with Santana, The Grateful Dead, Dave Matthews Band, The Allman Brothers Band, HORDE Festival and, perhaps most notably, the highly coveted support role on the landmark Jimmy Page/Robert Plant reunion tour. In 1996, the hard-touring Rusted Root returned with Remember, which was followed by... Read More →

Exhibitors
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Melia Marzollo

Director, SkyBaby Studio
Melia instructs Pilates classes; both group mat classes, private and semi-private apparatus. Teaching in the classic Pilates style, classes are alignment-oriented and challenging focusing on balance, strength and flow. Melia has earned certifications in Pilates from Power Pilates, Half Moon Pilates, and The Center for... Read More →
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Kristin McPherson

Kristin has been teaching and practicing yoga since 1997. She is a certified ISHTA yoga teacher, and has completed additional certification in both Restorative and Prenatal Yoga. Her classes include pranayama, mindfully choreographed vinyasa, nourishing restorative sequences, an... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Gymnasium

5:00pm

SkyBaby Restorative Rhythms
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This group of gifted artists have woven together their talents and passions to share with you the healing power of a therapeutic style of yoga enhanced by live sound waves and vibration of Tibetan singing bowls, drumming, gong bath, kamelngoni, stringed instruments, tuning forks and chanting which deeply harmonize the mind, body and spirit.

Students should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring Yoga Mat, Support Props if they have them (blocks / straps), An open mind, Yoga blanket

Take this class if: You would like to slow down and just "be" in a pose allowing yourself the time receive the benefits of relaxation and renewal through the practice of therapeutic yoga and sound healing vibrations.

Students should expect: Students should expect a therapeutic style of yoga, yin and restorative poses, enhanced with live chanting, drumming, and Tibetan singing bowls as well as hands on assists to help students achieve deep relaxation.   

Great for Beginners
All Levels Welcome

Exhibitors
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SkyBaby Restorative Rhythms Ensemble

The SkyBaby Sound Healing Restorative Yoga Ensemble is comprised of master musicians Gwen Laster, David Ellenbogen, and Leroy Hankins, spirited yoga teacher Kathy Toris-Rowe and sound healer Michelle Clifton. | | Kathy Toris-Rowe, E-RYT, finds inspiration from her own life’s experiences which she shares generously from her heart to guide others to reconnect with their own uniqueness. Kathy has studied with many gifted teachers, who have influenced her teachings from energetic vinyasa, to healing and nourishing therapeutics of yin and restorative yoga. She encourages her students honor their body, to breath and move mindfully to create an inner journey toward healing and empowerment... Read More →
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Kathy Toris- Rowe

Manager, SkyBaby Yoga & Pilates Studio
Kathy Toris, E-RYT, finds inspiration from her own life’s experiences which she shares generously from her heart to guide others to reconnect with their own uniqueness. Kathy has studied with many gifted teachers, who have influenced her teachings from energetic vinyasa, to hea... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Zen Den

6:30pm

Make the Forest Great Again; A Puppetry Production for the Family
A musical puppet show for our times!

The ruthless Beaver J Stump has taken over the forest and cut down the trees too build his tremendous dam. Can traveling musicians, Mouse and Tortoise save the day? Will the forest be the same? Join them and their crazy critter friends on an adventure for all ages.

We invite the whole family to watch at the Beach Stage

Artists
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Puppet World News

Puppet World News is a crew of artist/activists with wide ranging talents who came together in an effort to make something positive out of our current political situation. Their hand crafted live puppet shows and weekly YouTube puppet newscasts entertain and educate critters of all... Read More →



Sunday May 28, 2017 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Beach Stage

7:30pm

Dustin Thomas
Artists
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Dustin Thomas

Big hair, big smiles, and a whole lot of love: International globe-trotter Dustin Thomas is making waves from Australia to Moscow with his infectious blend of beat-box/soul folk. Armed with a voice, a guitar and universal anthems of faith, love, and war; this young artist continu... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Stage

8:30pm

Dj Drez
Dj Drez blends yesterday's roots with the innovative urban beats of today. His accomplishments during his gradual evolution from hip-hop DJ to world music tastemaker have made him one of the top DJs and producers in LA's underground music scene. When he isn't in the studio producing, spinning at an underground hip-hop club or jamming with local artists in impromptu late night sessions, you'll find him at yoga festivals and studios, spinning the perfect flow to accompany classes and workshops before lighting up the dancefloor by night with his eclectic, organic mixes. He is the musical director of the Wanderlust Spectacular, performs regularly with MC Yogi and Kirtaniyas and has appeared at Lightning In a Bottle, Symbiosis, AfroFunke and dozens of other high-profile events. When he isn't in the studio producing, spinning at an underground hip-hop club or jamming with local artists in impromptu late night sessions, you'll find him at yoga festivals and studios, spinning the perfect flow to accompany classes and workshops before lighting up the dancefloor by night with his eclectic, organic mixes. He is the musical director of the Wanderlust Spectacular, performs regularly with MC Yogi and Kirtaniyas and has appeared at Lightning In a Bottle, Symbiosis, AfroFunke and dozens of other high-profile events.

Artists
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DJ Drez

DJ Drez is a sound pioneer. With an ear for cutting edge sonic ambiance, a finger on the pulse of music that makes bodies move, and the vision and skill to obliterate genre and boundary with his own trademark sound and production, Drez has skyrocketed to international acclaim fro... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Main Stage

9:30pm

Rusted Root
Artists
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Rusted Root

The quintessential live band, Pittsburgh’s Rusted Root celebrates their 20th anniversary this year.   | Formed in the early 90’s by singer/guitarist Michael Glabicki, Rusted Root’s worldly style quickly charmed fans of roots music and world rock. To date they have released 7 albums and sold over 3 million records worldwide. After debuting in 1992 with the self released Cruel Sun, Rusted Root signed with Mercury Records and released the 1994 platinum selling breakthrough When I Woke, which featured the massive hits Send Me On My Way, Ecstasy and Martyr. Their huge success allowed the band to tours with Santana, The Grateful Dead, Dave Matthews Band, The Allman Brothers Band, HORDE Festival and, perhaps most notably, the highly coveted support role on the landmark Jimmy Page/Robert Plant reunion tour. In 1996, the hard-touring Rusted Root returned with Remember, which was followed by... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Main Stage

11:00pm

Garcia Project Late Night Campfire Set
After the Main Stage closes up, head over the BEach stage for a late night campfire session with The Garcia Project and keep the party going. The Bar is open! 

Artists
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The Garcia Project

Nationally Touring Jerry Garcia Band Cover Band or Jerry Garcia Band Tribute Band, The Garcia Project’s performances are based on actual set lists performed by The Jerry Garcia Band. All of their shows are classic recreations of a Jerry Garcia Band set list from the 1970’s all the way up to the... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00pm - Monday May 29, 2017 12:30am
Beach Stage