Celebrate The Return of the Light at Audubon, Sunday, Feb 9

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As the days begin to lengthen, Audubon Community Nature Center invites you to celebrate The Return of the Light. Karen Hansen of Samsara Yoga Center leads the program on Sunday afternoon, February 9.
As the days begin to lengthen, Audubon Community Nature Center invites you to celebrate The Return of the Light. Karen Hansen of Samsara Yoga Center leads the program on Sunday afternoon, February 9

The light feels as if it truly returns at the beginning of February.

Audubon Community Nature Center is celebrating The Return of the Light on Sunday, February 9, 2020, 1:30-4 p.m.

This Wheel of the Year program is a series of activities and lessons by Karen Hansen of Samsara Yoga Center that will enlighten and enliven you and your connection to the natural world.

Though a brief discussion about the Wheel of the Year and humanity’s link to the solar calendar and nature, experiential practice with movement, mindfulness and guided meditation, and a journaling (or other creative) activity, you can strengthen your connection to the natural world. Activities will include both body and mind, bringing you more in tune with the natural world and easing stress.

Plan to come dressed for the weather, as part of this program includes outdoor guided meditation and reflection.

Karen Hansen is co-owner of Samsara Yoga Center. Trained in the Sri Vidya Yoga Tradition, she completed her formal studies at the Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science & Philosophy, earning her 200, 500 Hour & Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist Certification (AYS). A yoga practitioner since 2001, Hansen has been teaching since 2010. In addition to private clients, classes, and volunteer work, she teaches at Chautauqua Institution during the summer season. For more information, visit SamsaraYogaCenter.com.

This adults-only (16 and older) program is $32, $24 for Nature Center members.

Space is limited. Paid reservations are required by Friday, February 7, 2020, and can be made by calling (716) 569-2345 during business hours or going to AudubonCNC.org/Programs and clicking on “Current Schedule.”

Walk-ins may be accepted if there is room; call for availability after the deadline.

Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa.

To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345, visit AudubonCNC.org, or find Audubon Community Nature Center on Facebook.

Audubon Community Nature Center builds and nurtures connections between people and nature by providing positive outdoor experiences, opportunities to learn about and understand the natural world, and knowledge to act in environmentally responsible ways.