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Mindfulness Movements and Guided Walk

Spring Energy Practice and Mindfulness Walk Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:00am – 12:30pm Rain date: May 2, 2020 Everyone is invited to join Celeste Graves in our second gathering for gentle exercise, followed by a guided mindfulness walk in silence.  Exercises are drawn from the ancient practice of Qi (chi) gong, (Energy Cultivation).  They are designed to help us connect and align with the balance and harmony found in Nature Herself.  This event is appropriate for teens and adults of all ages and fitness levels. What better time and place to cultivate energy, connection, and vibrant health...

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Sponsor a Camper for 2020

ECC, recognized by national and local foundations for its achievements in environmental education, is proud of the success of our partnerships with the Boys and Girls Club and Saugerties District Schools. To gain a greater appreciation for the Catskill environment, this past summer ECC’s programming brought Saugerties youth to preserved lands throughout Ulster County, where they made discoveries in quarries, woodlands, meadows, water’s edge and even visited with a local beekeeper! How do you assess the value of these experiences: first awareness of a tidal estuary (“I never knew how fast the...

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