Date: Friday, June 19 6:30–8:30 p.m..
Location: 227 West 13th Street
Organization: Integral Yoga Institute
In Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic practices, there are prana centers and energy lines along the spine and throughout the body and limbs, which are affected by everyday stress, unresolved dynamics, and accumulated tension. In this workshop you will find physical and emotional release in the practice of Yin Yoga (long-held floor-based poses), reflection, and restorative exercises.
Workshop: Taoist Inner Alchemy with Mantak Chia
Date: Friday, June 19, 7–10pm
Location: 22 E. 30th Street
Organization: New York Open Center
This evening Mantak Chia, one of the most renowned teachers of Taoist disciplines in the world, will share an inner alchemy path. He will explain a step-by-step process of inner change that begins by transmuting negative emotional energies to gradually alter body chemistry and hormone balance, proceeding to higher and higher levels of refined internal energy and heightened awareness.
Parade: Mermaid Parade
Date: Saturday, June 20th, 1pm
Location: Coney Island
Festival: Make Music New York
Date: Sunday, June 21 All Day Event
Make Music New York, “the largest music event ever to grace Gotham” (Metro New York), is a unique festival of 1,000+ free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New York City, all on June 21st, the first day of summer. MMNY takes place simultaneously with similar festivities in more than 700 cities around the world – a global celebration of music making.
Festival: Summer Solstice Celebration
Date: Sunday, June 21 5 PM – DUSK
Location: 32-01 Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City, Queens