Archive for February, 2013

Finding Yogic Bliss in Greenbelt

Finding Yogic Bliss in Greenbelt

| February 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

Over the years I’ve tried a half dozen different yoga teachers and found none that were a good fit for me.  Living in Takoma Park, I naturally tried the local yoga establishment – Willow Street, with  almost 30 different instructors.  Here’s what I disliked about the classes I tried – partnering!  I wanted yoga to […]

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Q&A with Yoga Teacher Laura Bonkosky

Q&A with Yoga Teacher Laura Bonkosky

| February 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

This is the first in a series of interviews with the people who teach yoga in Greenbelt.  Read more about it here. Laura Bonkosky teaches the Lunchtime Yoga classes Tuesday and Thursday through the Greenbelt Department of Recreation.   Here’s the Rec Dept Activity Guide; yoga is on pages 16 and 17.   Laura moved to […]

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How to Donate Locally

How to Donate Locally

| February 19, 2013 | 6 Comments

Before moving from my last home, a little Sears bungalow that managed to have a full basement and garage-turned-tool-shed, I had to get rid of lots of stuff. And except for a few antiques, I gave it all away – through Freecycle or to close neighbors via our Yahoo group, where I announced an everything-goes […]

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New Forest Steward Program AND 10th Anniversary of Greenbelt Forest Preserve

New Forest Steward Program AND 10th Anniversary of Greenbelt Forest Preserve

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Greenbelt’s Year of the Forest If I thought Greenbelt’s 75th anniversary year was chockful of events, this year may turn out to be just as busy, with two new programs celebrating and taking care of the forests closest to us.  Here’s a short explanation (if I got it right) of the programs, and a heads-up […]

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Where Local Fitness-Seekers Find Support

Where Local Fitness-Seekers Find Support

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Curious to know what goes on at the PLAY Fitness and Nutrition Workshops given by Kim Rush Lynch and Chelsea Calhoun, I stopped by their free sneak peak the other day.  There was a nice turn-out of women of a certain age, and after some movement – fun, playful movement – things got interesting as […]

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