Yoga Classes and Volunteer Opportunities on the Appalachian Trail

Released on: August 30, 2013, 2:19 am
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Industry: Environment

Boiling Springs, PA, -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- The  Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) invites you to the September edition of their  Third Thursdays event series — a yoga and stewardship hike that will take place on September 19 th  at 6 p.m. The hike will take place at two locations along the Appalachian Trail (A.T.): Children's Lake in Boiling Springs and Pine Grove Furnace State Park in Gardners.

Each event will begin with a 30-minute yoga class taught by Michele Landis and Lisa Stets, registered yoga teachers at Simply Well (http://www.simplywellcarlisle.com/) in Carlisle.  After warming up with the yoga sessions, guests will head out onto the A.T. with Dennis Hurley of the Susquehanna Appalachian Trail Club and Mike O'Connor of the Mountain Club of Maryland. While hiking, guests will learn about the wide variety of opportunities available for volunteering and stewardship on the Trail.

All Third Thursday events are free and open to the public. Space is limited to 25 participants per hike and registration is required. The ATC's Third Thursday series is funded in part by the National Environmental Education Foundation and Toyota through their Everyday Events grant program.

Third Thursdays  Event Overview

Yoga & Stewardship Hike
Date: September 19 th , 2013
Time: Yoga – 6 p.m., Hike – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Children's Lake Park, Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania  and
Pine Grove Furnace State Park, Gardners, Pennsylvania

For more information about the  Third Thursday  events series, visit  www.appalachiantrail.org/events. To register, contact Kelly at  717-258-5771  or visit  www.atcthirdthursdays.eventbrite.com.

About the Appalachian Trail Conservancy

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy mission is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail – ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come. For more information please visit  www.appalachiantrail.org.

Contact: Javier Folgar
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Tel: 304.535.2200 x117

Fax: 304.535.2267
Email: jfolgar@appalachiantrail.org

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