What we offer!

8:30 The Early Riser Hike with Connie Manes and Heidi Deidrich: Stimulate your mind and body with a brisk introduction to Pond Mountain’s trails. Loop around the lake and fields then trek to the top for breathtaking views amid the cairns. Approx 2.5 miles on varied terrain. Difficulty: Moderate

A guided exploration of some of Kent’s best walking trails. Each can be completed within 1.5 hrs and will be led by Kent Land Trust staff and/or volunteers.

Kent Land Trust
Kent, CT
(860) 488-9185
www.kentlandtrust.org


9:00 Polestar Pilates with Bente Busby: Polestar Pilates fuses Pilates Exercises with Physical Therapy and Mind-Body Energy Systems. Participants will experience a series of safe and effective exercises aimed to facilitate breath, spine articulation, and dynamic core control, improve posture and alignment, and create efficient, integrated, whole-body movement patterns.

DANICA Center for Physical Therapy & Movement
Sharon, CT
(860) 397-5363
www.danicacenter.com
insta: @danicacenter


9:30 Kickboxing Basics with Jennifer Marden: This will be a beginner non-contact cardio kickboxing class. We will review and practice some of the basic moves that are used in a cardio kickboxing class.

Kent Fitness
(860) 592-0440
info@kentfitnessclub.com
Jennifermarden@gmail.com
www.kentfitnessclub.com
insta: @kent_fitness_club


10:00 Foam Rolling-Your Best Kept Secret with Shannon Strong:  Learn from an Orthopedic Muscle Specialist self myofascial release and muscle tension release

Strong Core Team Training
Kent, CT
(860) 248-0165
www.shannonstrong.com


10:30 Tai Chi Chaun with Chris Kiely: Try your hand at one of the oldest and most widely practiced exercise systems in the world. Tai Chi Chuan is a comprehensive holistic fitness system, a powerful martial art and a transcendent spiritual practice all wrapped up in one. This little sampler will offer some very basic movements for participants to be able to get a feel for what it might be like to learn more.

The Falling Water Tai Chi School
802-349-2725
www.fallingwatertaichi.com
cloudhandy@yahoo.com


11:00 Fit Workout with Heidi Deidrich: Die-hard fitness fans will love Heidi Diedrich’s Fit By Nature six week program in South Kent. Her 45-minute workout combines athletic aerobic movement with functional strength exercises. The small team environment and coaching take you to new levels of fitness.

F.I.T by Nature
heidi@lemonsimple.com 
www.fit-by-nature.com


11:00 Awareness Through Movement with Anna J Wolf: Come to your Sensory Intelligence with The Feldenkrais Method of Somatic Education®. We learned as infant-experts how to move with flexibility and ease. Using guided slow explorations, you can again learn that... “you get more of what you pay attention to!”

Kent Yoga and Bodyworks, Sherman and NYC
(414) 807-7008
annajohnson50@gmail.com
www.sensegence.com


11:30 Inside Flow with Rebecca Rasmussen: Music is the driving force around Inside Flow. Gently moving from one posture to another, we focus on the movement between the postures, not just the posture itself. Breath, movement, and music unite as ONE. 

Charym Yoga Studio, Litchfield Hills Fitness, AKASA 
Litchfield, CT
(860) 567-2241
www.Dancinbecka.com
dancinbecka@gmail.com
insta: @DancinBecka


12:00 Pilates/Barre with Wanessa Anderson: Barre is a fun, effective, and dynamic workout that combines elements of functional training, pilates, Yoga, and ballet in order to work on alignment, posture and muscle strength.

W. Rhythm Fitness & Wellness Studio
Kent, CT
(203) 788-7818
www.rhythmfitness.com
insta: @wrhythmfitnessstudio


12:30 Hula Hooping with Arvolyn Hill: Learn basics of hula hooping and introduction to hoop tricks. 

Gold Feather
Harlem, NY
www.goldfeathershop.com 
insta: @goldfeather_


1:00 Intro to Yoga with Alina Hernandez: Yoga 101 and what new science is saying about how to move the body. Find out why the medical community is recommending yoga to so many people. We must have a very soft touch within the body-mind. Never pushing or hardening in the body.

Kent Yoga and Bodyworks
Kent, CT
(917) 923-8886
www.kentyogaandbodyworks.com
kentyoga@gmail.com
insta: @Kentyogaalina


1:30 Dance and Movement Exploration with Alice Sarcassian-Wolf: This class utilizes the vocabulary and techniques of both ballet and modern dance to improve coordination, balance, control and grace. The joy of moving becomes the focus.

DANICA Center for Physical Therapy & Movement
Sharon, CT
(860) 397-5363
http://danicacenter.com
insta: @danicacenter


1:30 Meditation with Essential Oils with Shannon Strong: Aligning a regular meditation practice with the Moon phases helps us become more conscious of our spiritual life and the inner cycles of growth and change. Combine the meditation with essential oils and beginner EFT to enhance the practice, reduce stress and find inner peace.

Strong Core Team Training
Kent, CT
(860) 248-0165
www.shannonstrong.com


2:00 Playful Improv with Leslie Elias: Leslie Elias, director of Grumbling Gryphons Theater, director, playwright, actress, storyteller will lead and engage fellow movers in playful improvisation for a lively healing session to open the heart and let go.

Grumbling Gryphons
Cornwall, CT
(860) 672-0286
grumblinggryphons@gmail.com
www.grumblinggryphons.org


2:30 Drawing as Meditation with Amy Jenkins: Come explore meditative art techniques with art educator Amy Jenkins. Use your time with paints to become mindful, to "tease" out your thoughts and find clarity from our stressed and "knotty" minds.

AcmeartStudio@gmail.com
insta: @tarttartin


3:30 “Hey! I’m on the Appalachian Trail” Hike with Connie Manes and Heidi Deidrich: The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is over 2000 miles long and extends from Georgia to Maine. Completed in 1937, it attracts a growing number of visitors each year, both “thru-hikers” traveling multiple days and long distances, and day hikers out for the day…and it runs straight through Kent! If you’ve never been on the trail and are curious about how to get on/off locally, join us for a quick out-and-back trip in the Bulls Bridge section. Total distance approx. 2 miles. Difficulty: Moderate

A guided exploration of some of Kent’s best walking trails. Each can be completed within 1.5 hrs and will be led by Kent Land Trust staff and/or volunteers.

Kent Land Trust
Kent, CT
(860) 488-9185
www.kentlandtrust.org

 

Services

 

Table Massage with Shannon Strong

Strong Core Team Training & Wellness
Kent, CT
(860) 248-0165
www.shannonstrong.com

*A $2 per minute donation for this service will go towards the Warren Fire Company


Chair Massage with Heather Smith

Strong Core Team Training & Wellness
Kent, CT
(860) 248-0165
smithh.lmt@gmail.com
www.shannonstrong.com

*A $2 per minute donation for this service will go towards the Warren Fire Company


Holistic Nutrition, Green Smoothies and Kefir Tasting with Ann Sherwood

Strong Core Team Training & Wellness
Kent, CT
(860) 248-0165
ASherwood@dmoc.com
www.shannonstrong.com


Flower Essences with Arvolyn Hill: Flower essences are an herbal infusion or decoction made from the flowering part of the plant which uniquely addresses emotional and mental aspects of wellness. This energetic medicine first prepared by British Physician Dr. Edward Bach in the 1930s, believes that flowers have the ability to help us cope with life challenges by bringing greater clarity and harmony to us.

Gold Feather
Harlem, NY
www.goldfeathershop.com 
insta: @goldfeather_


AcuDetox with Nancy Opgaard: Offered from 9:30-11:30am; Detoxing Acupuncture will be I will be provided following the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association's protocol. This will be up to five points in the ears.The five points are the Shen Men, Sympathetic, Kidney, Liver and Lung. These five points can aid the body in the detoxification process from everything from drugs and alcohol to environmental toxins while helping to calm anxieties and fear, strengthen the nervous system, build confidence and allow one to "let go".

Cornwall, CT
www.nancyopgaard.com
nannyopgaard@gmail.com


Drum Circle with Justin Freeman: Offered from 12:00-2:00pm; Creating Music with your own hands is not only personally empowering but the sheer happiness of uniting with strangers and creating an atmosphere of joy is very powerful and liberating

New Milford Community Drum Circle
New Milford, CT
(860) 938-5437
justindrum@gmail.com
Link to facebook page


Chair Massage Irene Mardal: Offered from 10:00am-12pm

High Watch Recovery Center
Kent, CT
(860) 927-3772
www.highwatchrecovery.org

*A $2 per minute donation for this service