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Many of us are still glowing after taking part in the Yoga Wellness Weekend with Ashaya Yoga founder, Todd Norian. Coordinated by Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness owner, Michelle Maron, these two days of yoga — March 25 & 26 — in Essex, NY included immersion in philosophy, movement, meditation, playfulness, and community. With over 60 people attending from all over the Champlain Valley and Adirondacks and as far as Montreal, Vermont and Pennsylvania the College For Every Student Conference Center was filled!
Todd designed this year’s conference with the five earthly elements in mind, each workshop reflecting their qualities and connections to daily life. We practiced expansion through earth & sky, strength through fire, and soothing restoration through water & wind. We also enjoyed freshly prepared farm meals in the beautiful atmosphere of The Essex Inn both Saturday & Sunday.
Todd, based in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, first came to Essex one year ago, and our connection with him has continued to grow with more workshops and soon, his much-anticipated Yoga Teacher Training course beginning this coming fall. For detailed information on this special opportunity, and to view gorgeous Yoga Wellness Weekend images captured by ZVD Photography, visit www.lakechamplainyogaandwellness.com.
Thank you to everyone who participated, College For Every Student, The Essex Inn, the town and the entire community for another unforgettable event!
Written by Kate Ritter, LCY&W