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Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Spring Equinox Yoga Workshop

Event Details:

Brush the dust off your yoga mat and come encourage your practice to blossom just in time for Spring. The Equinox represents the halfway point between Winter and Summer, day and night are equal and Spring officially begins.

Through yoga poses, meditations, rituals, and camaraderie, we will take time to tune into the energy of the season. The return of the light, the warm air and earth awakening after a long winter, all encourages us to listen to what is yearning to come forth and blossom within us.

This luxurious yoga practice will provide the opportunity to linger and explore all the aspects of a well-rounded balanced practice; standing poses, inversions, twists, forward bends and restoratives. . The Equinox represents the balance point of day and night and this workshop will leave you feeling refreshed, balanced and in tune with what you desire to cultivate for yourself this season.

Fee: $30 Members/$40 Non Members (Fee includes use of facility).

Info & Registration:

Phone: (937) 319-0100
Website: wellnesscenter.antiochcollege.org
Email: wellness@antiochcollege.org

About the Instructor:

Monica Hasek’s light-hearted approach encourages everyone to feel at home on the mat. Her teaching style emphasizes safety, focusing on healthy alignment of the spine and joints. She infuses the ancient teachings of the yoga sutras and life affirming tantric philosophy into her teachings, inspiring all to be their best.

Monica is a registered yoga teacher at the ERYT-500 level with the National Yoga Alliance. She has been teaching since 2003, where she owned and operated Yoga Springs Studio and also developed a Teacher Training program in accordance with the NYA and has certified over 40 teachers.

“Yoga has inspired me to be more patient, less judgmental, and both compassionate and daring. These areas of my self were previously undiscovered before I first placed my hands on a yoga mat. The practice of asana has cultivated a strength and stability that has both changed my body and my perspective of it. Also, I have become more balanced emotionally. I now look for the good in people and situations, carrying this positive outlook even towards myself through consistent forgiveness and fresh starts.Yoga has inspired me to cherish the moment, whether snuggling with my daughter or saluting the sun rising on the beach. As I bend forward and back, as I lean from right to left, and as I turn in and shine out, yoga ultimately inspires me to be me.” —Monica

LOCATION: Wellness Center

 


 

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 8:30am to 5:30pm

Swimming and Yoga Day

Event Details:

Enjoy a day at the newly renovated Wellness center in the pool and on the yoga mat. This workshop is aimed to help improve swimming techniques with special emphasis on body awareness and mental focus through the integration of yoga.

Franklin will guide participants through a variety of swimming styles, from endurance to sprint training to help improve technique. With Neenah’s extensive yoga experience and love of swimming, she will offer yoga poses that will assist in increasing flexibility and strength in the major muscle groups associated with swimming.

Adult swimmers of all types; Fitness, Competitive, Triathletes and Masters are welcome to attend.

Fee: $65 for Wellness Center Members, $85 for non-members. Included in fee is 2 swim sessions, and 2 yoga sessions and lunch.

What to Bring:
  • swimsuit and swimming equipment
  • clothing suitable for yoga
  • yoga mat (some yoga equipment is available at the Wellness Center)
Info & Registration:

Space is limited, so please register in advance at wellnesscenter.antiochcollege.org, or call (937) 319-0100.

About the Instructors:

Franklin Halley is head coach of the Dayton Area Sharks Masters Team and has United States Masters Swimming level 3 coaching certification. He is enthusiastic, energetic, and has a great love of swimming. He has 50 years of swimming experience with recent competitive success on the National and World levels.

Neenah Ellis is a former dancer and lifelong athlete who found yoga at age 49 and completed her 500-hour yoga teacher training in 2014, ten years later. She has studied both Anusara and Iyengar methods but also believes in the teacher within. She is inspired by the natural world, her wise friends, fellow yoga teachers and loving family. She can’t remember not swimming—in lakes, rivers, ponds, oceans and swimming pools everywhere. She thinks of her swimming as a practice—like yoga—and sees the crossover benefits of both.

LOCATION: Wellness Center

 


 

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

AgriCULTURE Closing Reception

Full Moon Opening Reception: Thursday, March 5th, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Exhibition runs from March 5–May 15, 2015

The Herndon Gallery at Antioch College is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibition, AgriCULTURE. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, March 5, from 6:00–9:00 p.m. in collaboration with Antioch Farm & Kitchens. The exhibition will continue through May 15, 2015. All events are free and open to the public.

AgriCULTURE ties into several relevant and innovative Antioch spring quarter curricular offerings including Global Seminar on Food and Ecological Agriculture, and marks the beginning of the Antioch Farm and Kitchen's growing season.

Antioch College Instructor of cooperative education, Beth Bridgeman, who has been instrumental in developing agricultural-based student co-op placements, conceived of the idea of an exhibition focusing on food production. Bridgeman shared the idea with Herndon Gallery creative director, Jennifer Wenker, an eco-artist, public health nurse and organic farmer, who welcomed the opportunity to curate such an exhibition. AgriCULTURE grew out of that rich dialogue and developed with curatorial support from former creative director and resident scholar, Dennie Eagleson ’71, the arts faculty at Antioch, and a staff and student curatorial team.

A closing reception will be held May 15, 2015, 7:00–9:00 p.m., with a public talk by visiting artist and sculptor, Jeff Schmuki. He will invite the public to harvest and help cook the fresh greens (bok choy and collards) in his delightfully hopeful, futuristic hydroponic sculptural work, Homestead III, as it weaves between the columns of the Herndon Gallery’s lower gallery exhibition space.

Additional talks, events & programs are still being developed in collaboration with Antioch College faculty and participating artists. Please be sure to check the Antioch College website for updates as they develop: antiochcollege.org/campus-life/herdon-gallery.

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery

 


 

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 9:00am to Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 9:00pm

Reunion & Commencement Weekend

In 1965, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered the commencement address to the graduating class. Fifty years later, Antioch College will graduate its first class since reopening. A class of pioneers in their own right, just like many members of the class of 1965 and thousands of alumni in between.

SAVE THE DATE. HELP US MAKE HISTORY.

LOCATION: Antioch College, One Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387

 


 

Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 10:00am

Commencement: Class 2015

Congressman John Lewis takes the stage as the College's official Commencement speaker on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Antioch College