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Happy Summer Solstice

Welcome Summer! Read below for some fun ways to welcome Summer with me today, tomorrow and Saturday. According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac Summer Solstice happens today, Thursday, June 21, 2018 specifically at 6:07 a.m. EDT (3:07 a.m. EDT). In the Northern Hemisphere, the June solstice occurs when the Sun reaches both its highest and northernmost […]


A celebration of yoga & people

June has been a fun month for me partnering with Athleta. Turtles Yoga & Wellness, the studio where I teach, partnered with Athleta–Washington Square for June Studio of the Month. Each Saturday in June a different Turtles teacher taught a free yoga or Pilates class. I taught on June 11. I had a great group […]


Ann’s third newsletter

My third newsletter came out Wednesday, June 1. I am reposting it for my GFG! readers right here. If you would like to sign up to receive future newsletters in your inbox, you can go right here to enter your e-mail address. ~~~~~~~~~~~ Friends, Thank you so much for your interest in my newsletter. Many have been asking when […]


Partnering with Athleta in June

Turtles Yoga & Wellness (a studio where I teach) and Athleta Washington Square are partnering as June Studio of the Month. On Saturday, June 11 from 8-9 a.m. I am teaching a FREE yoga class. See Facebook invitation here. After my yoga class I am inviting friends and students to join me for a quick […]


Happy Summer Solstice

Today is the Summer Solstice. June 21. The first day of summer. Many yoga practitioners celebrate by practicing Surya Namaskar, Sun Salutes. The tradition is to practice 108. There are many things I found giving significance to the number 108, from it being a sacred number in yoga and Hinduism to mathematical to many other […]