Yoga: Chair Yoga & Tea
Date: Friday, June 5 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 247 Elizabeth Street
Organization: T Shop
What can relax you after a week of work or long sitting? Tea or Yoga? Or BOTH?According to studies, yoga movements and tea contribute to physical and mental wellness. Take a break tonight and learn the benefits of chair yoga combined with tea! Chair yoga can be done anywhere, using slow micro movement and deep breathing, and is suitable for virtually anyone to practice. Using tea to compliment the yoga practice, we find an increased aid to mindfulness and meditation.
Festival: Global Family Reunion
Date: Saturday, June 6 from 11:00 AM to 8:30 PM
Location: New York Hall of Science, Queens
A day-long, record-breaking festival of MUSIC, FOOD, COMEDY, CELEBRITIES, SPEECHES, CRAFTS, EXHIBITS.More than 50 speakers and performers, including David Blaine, Henry Louis Gates, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, Dr. Oz, Marilu Henner, Lisa Loeb, Sister Sledge, and video greetings from Daniel Radcliffe and President George H.W. Bush, plus MANY MORE!.
Art Event: Figment NYC
Date: Saturday, June 6 & Sunday, June 7 10AM – 6PM
Location: Governors Island
FIGMENT is an explosion of creative energy. It’s a free, annual celebration of participatory art and culture where everything is possible. For one weekend each summer, it transforms Governors Island into a large-scale collaborative artwork – and then it’s gone.
Yoga: Family Yoga Mindfulness for Kids and Families
Date: Sunday, June 7 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Location: 227 West 13th Street
Organization: Integral Yoga Institute
Cost: $15 for one adult and one child, $5 additional person
Family Yoga, hosted by Lakshmi Pidel, is a wonderful opportunity for the entire family to practice Yoga, experience community, and share in fun activities. Bring your open heart and wear comfortable clothing to enjoy special activities that are new and different each month but will always include Yoga poses, songs, and art. Includes Yoga: All Levels