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Family Yoga at the Environmental Nature Center

Sitting in the Redwoods at the ENC.  Listening to the birds.  Smelling the trees, the decaying plants and the earth.  Feeling the coolness of space on my skin. For a moment, I forget what I’m doing and enjoy just being here. I look at the faces in front of me; all ages, sizes, and shapes, their eyes closed, enjoying the moment too.  I say, “Inhale as you stretch up.  Say ‘hello’ to the trees.”  I see beautiful arms reaching toward the sky, our arms mingled with the trees.  I close my eyes and say, “Exhale as you fold forward.  Say ‘hello’ to the earth.”  Hands touch the ground, our senses perceiving the shift from above to below, our finger camouflaged in the leaves on the…

Need some balance in your life?

Yoga at the Nature Center is an answer. The Environmental Nature Center is a great place and a great way to reclaim or nurture a little balance in your life.  Visit the ENC to relax and strengthen with some basic to intermediate yoga techniques.  Yoga works on the body and mind and is suitable for people of all ages and physical abilities.  It promotes strength and flexibility as well as good posture.  It gives us tools for relaxation and concentration. Jeanine is our resident yoga instructor and has been practicing yoga for over 20 years.  She has taught a wide range of ages from children to adults.  Jeanine is a great instructor and she keeps it interesting, come find out for yourself. Wear stretchy or…

Thank You For a Fantastic Fall Faire!

First of all, we wanted to thank EVERYBODY who attended or helped with Fall Faire this year! It was tons of fun and we hope you guys enjoy your pumpkins. We appreciate it and we hope to see you here again next year!  Check out pictures of this year’s Faire HERE. Secondly, we want to thank photographer Kurt Weston for allowing us a chance to feature his beautiful pictures as an exhibit here at the ENC. Mr. Weston is an award-winning photographer who has had his work exhibited in prestigious venues such as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts in Washington D.C. Hurry and come over because the exhibit is only here until Friday, October 19th. Also, don’t forget that Yoga in Nature…

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