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NC Community Wellness Series: Standing & Seated Yoga Practice
September 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am$5
About the Practice: Enjoy a morning of connection, observation, and mindfulness in nature with an outdoor seated and standing yoga practice, hosted by Sama Yoga at the New Canaan Land Trust. Sama Yoga Founder and Director Rebekah Jacobs will lead you through a series of yoga poses followed by a meditative walk in the woods.
To register, please click the button, below. Your $5 registration fee will help offset the cost of this event. Once registered, a confirmation email will be sent, containing the location and parking information for the practice.
All ages and abilities are welcome. Bring water and wear bug spray, if desired. No yoga mat is needed. Rain date is September 15th at 10:00am.
About the Wellness Series: Since the onset of the pandemic, residents from all walks of life have relied on the New Canaan Land Trust’s preserves to find peace and solace. As we emerge from this challenging time, the New Canaan Land Trust, Let’s Talk About it New Canaan and The Community Mindfulness Project have partnered to create a series of wellness events for the New Canaan community, inspired by nature and the outdoors. Through yoga, meditation, shinrin-yoku, and other practices, program participants will learn about and have the opportunity to practice a number of different techniques to promote mental health and wellbeing. The goals of each program will be to teach participants a practice, ensure that they have the resources and experience to continue that practice on their own, and introduce them to the Land Trust’s network of open space.
The NC Community Wellness Series was made possible by a generous grant from the Rotary Club of New Canaan.
About Sama Yoga: Sama Yoga Center is Fairfield County’s premiere boutique yoga studio – located right here in New Canaan. Sama is an inclusive, traditional, accessible yoga studio and accredited training academy offering classes, workshops, retreats, and continuing education for all. Students move seamlessly from indoor to outdoor classes with a beautiful view of their Meditation Garden, via their floor to ceiling windows. Radiant heated floors, ample covered parking and spacious locker rooms help elevate the experience. Featured in Bedford & New Canaan Magazine for their success, expansion and adaptations in 2020 and Mindbody Visionary Award Winner 2019 + 2018, Sama is lauded for their substantial programming, impeccable commitment to quality, connecting community and giving back. They partner with UNWomen/UNWomenNY among many other organizations to provide yoga education and improve the lives of those in need. Sama Yoga Founder/Director Rebekah Jacobs, E-RYT®, YACEP®, CT native and mother of two young boys – along with her incredible team of Sama Yoga Academy trained teachers – make yoga safe and accessible for every body, age and ability. Sama is a Sanskrit word that means equal or same – to exemplify our shared humanity.
Future Wellness Series events will be announced through the New Canaan Land Trust’s newsletter, and posted on the Land Trust’s event calendar.