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Mats will be in a circle. First 40 minutes you will be in a restorative pose, while I take you through a guided relaxation, then there will be a 10 minute tea break. The next hour will be for writing, there will be prompts if you want them. The mini-retreat will end with 10 minutes of Sivasana with legs up the chair.
Participants need to bring their own Yoga mat as well as pads, journal, paper and writing implement or laptop.
Writer. Foodie. Yogini.
Angela Derecas Taylor is a native New Yorker of Italian and Greek descent, hailing from 1960’s Greenwich Village, where she was raised in a family of restaurateurs. Her professional life includes a career as chef, caterer and event planner, first on luxury charter yachts and then in luxury resorts and historic hotels, including the Waldorf-Astoria. After a mid-life career change, Angela has served as executive assistant to the mayor of New Rochelle since 2006. She is also a certified Yoga instructor, offering classes, workshops and retreats in the lower Hudson Valley.
As a writer and spoken word performance artist, Angela shares stories about all of the above. Her stories have been published in The Westchester Review, Breadcrumbs Online Magazine and Read650