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Up North Yoga Conference

October 24, 2015 @ 7:45 am - 7:00 pm

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Up North Yoga Conference
Breathe. Stretch. Connect. Grow.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
$100 by September 1, 2015
$135 after
7:45 am – 7 pm

Join us at the second Up North Yoga Conference bringing the Champlain Valley and Adirondack Mountain Yoga Communities together on beautiful Lake Champlain in Essex, NY.

Located at The College For Every Student Conference Center (CFES) & Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness, Essex, NY.

Produced and organized by Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness, Michelle Maron

Sponsored by:

  • College For Every Student
  • Hall Design Group
  • PrAna
  • The Essex Inn
  • Benchmark Studio
  • Blue Turtle Healing
  • Deep Roots Massage
  • Erin C. Hall Studio
  • SubAlphine Coffee
  • Taproot Apothecary
  • Tanglewood Farm
  • True North Yoga
  • Deep Roots Massage
  • Gwen Jamison
  • Juniper Hill Farm
  • Namaste Bed and Breakfast
  • ZVD Photography

Breathe.Stretch.Connect.Grow. – at the second Up North Yoga Conference bringing the Champlain Valley and Mountain Yoga Communities together for the second time on the New York side, on beautiful Lake Champlain in Essex, NY. Join us for this one day event created by Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness bringing the best to Yoga students, teachers and studios. Offering you inspirational, dedicated Yogis from different backgrounds including Justin Wolfer, Nixa De Bellis, Michael Fergot, Magda Janak, Katie Wilson & Jennifer Moore weaving practice with the practical all in one place. Ignite your Yoga practice whatever level you are and come grow with us!

Up North Yoga Conference Schedule – October 24, 2015

Location – College for Every Student Conference Center, Essex, NY

– 7:45-8:30 am

– 8:30-10:15 am
Justin Wolfer, CYT
Steadiness & Ease

Ever felt absolutely swept away by how somebody was moving? We’ve all fallen in love with the skill of a dancer or an athlete’s self-mastery and wondered, ‘Why can’t I move with this amount of skill?’ Tap into this inner dancer, athlete, poet, warrior; we all possess it! Prepare to ease into your body like you never have before, we will move like poets on our mats and maybe off too with steadiness. We’ll start slowly, building into a beautiful flowing choreography where one posture melts into the next.

– 10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Nixa De Bellis, CYT
Cleanse, Clear & Install Radiance: Kriya, Pranayama, Asana & Meditation for Healing

The functional system of your body needs cleaning, care and tuning. Weilding Kundalini Kriyas and Pranayama-steeped Asana, we will decongest and clear pathways of radiance in the body for good health so the portals of awareness open wide for our minds to assess and extend the potential of our own bio energy. Having been cleansed and cleared, we will meditate and extend the radiant experience of life to ask ourselves for the infinite understandings of our own inner guidance with a generous meditation period.

Location – Essex Inn

– 12:15-1:15 pm
Organic/Local Lunch
Make you way over to the Essex Inn for a delicious organic lunch from local farm food prepared with care by Chef Keith Castro.

Location – College for Every Student Conference Center

1:30-3:15 pm
Michael Fergot, CYT
– Open Hips – Open Heart

We will aid our digestion and explore being grounded through the opening of our hips as Yoga invites us to deepen our connection to the earth – the earth within us and the earth itself. Move through a steady, progressive journey opening the hips for a steady seat and opening our hearts along the way.

3:30-5:00 pm
Magdalena Janak, CYT & Katie Wilson, CYT & Taproot Apothercary
– Relaxing Restorative Yoga & Aromatherapy

An invitation to relax the nervous system, quiet the mind and renew the spirit after a explosive day of yoga. This class is designed to transition the body and mind into a restful, meditative state. The traditional use of props in Relaxing Restorative Yoga & Aromatherapy encourages a gentle release allowing the body to return to balance in a supported environment. Complimented by Yoga Nidra; using visualization, relaxation and rotation of consciousness each student is guided into a space between wakefulness and sleep.

Benefits include: improvement of sleep, balancing of the nervous system, lowering of blood pressure, relief from chronic pain, release from stress and stress-related disorders, restoring emotional balance, increasing concentration and focus, awakening creativity, and offering profound rest and rejuvenation.

Location – Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness

5:30-7:00 pm
Jennifer Moore
– Dinner & Drumming & Dancing

Come celebrate the universal language of rhythm through a joyful exploration of sound and movement through drumming! No experience is necessary and everyone is encouraged to participate. Drums will be provided, though participants may certainly bring their own instruments to the circle.

A light dinner with be offered before the drumming and dancing!

Registration for the Up North Yoga Conference

Registration is $100 before September 1, 2015 and will be $135 after that date.

3 ways to register:

Learn more at

Up North Yoga Conference 2015 Flyer
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October 24, 2015
7:45 am - 7:00 pm
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Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness
(518) 963-4300
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Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness
2310 Main St
Essex, NY 12936 United States
(518) 963-4300

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