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Newtown Yoga Festival Offers Chance to Practice with Internationally Known Teachers

Take a family break on August 27 to be a part of the 2016 Newtown Yoga Festival. The event will be held from 9am to 4pm at NYA Sports & Fitness in Newtown.

Featuring internationally known yogis Gwen Lawrence and Elena Brower and musician Garth Stevenson, the full-day festival also includes live music, mini-yoga classes, family-friendly activities, local vendors, food, drink and a silent auction.

Registration begins at 9am, followed by Journey Dance & Hoop Yoga at 9:30am. The Yoga Buffet at 10am enables attendees to experience different yoga styles, including children’s yoga. Take a break at noon for lunch and shopping in the courtyard. At 12:45pm, the silent auction drawing will take place. The afternoon begins with a community class featuring Lawrence and Brower at 1pm, relaxation with crystal bowls at 3pm and the closing mantra and more music at 3:30pm.

The suggested donation is $30 (or) $35 at the door. Children under 16 are free. You are asked to bring your own mat and any blankets or props you may need.

For more information and to register, visit NewtownYogaFestival.org. Location: NYA Sports & Fitness, 4 Primrose Ln, Newtown. See ad, page 35.

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