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Yoga Workshop for Experienced Practitioners at Ramapo College

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)March 5, 2013

(MAHWAH, NJ) – Ramapo College invites experienced yoga practitioners with at least six months of regular yoga practice to enjoy a three-hour yoga practice led by Lena Madsen of Lena Madsen Yoga and associated with Living Simplicity in Nyack, NY, on Saturday, March 30, from 2 to 5 p.m. on the Ramapo College campus in the Birch Mansion York Room. Registration is online at: www.ramapo.edu/cipl/workshops/yoga.html.

Participants will be instructed through a deep and thorough practice covering the physical and energetic qualities of the shoulders, elbows and wrists for the often-practiced Downward Facing Dog pose. Attendees will also apply their deeper understanding of the straightforward inversion known as the Hand Stand, either by practicing it themselves and/or studying it in other practitioners in the group. Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothing, and to bring a towel or blanket and a mat.

Admission is $35 for the general public, $25 for Ramapo College alumni and employees, and $10 for Ramapo College student yoga club members.

For more information about the workshop or the Ramapo College Yoga Teacher Certification program, registered and approved by the Yoga Alliance, please visit: www.ramapo.edu/cipl/certificates/yoga.html, or call the Ramapo College Center for Innovative and Professional Learning at (201) 684-7370.

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About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Niche.com.

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com. Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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