Equinox Village upcoming events

Tai Chi for Seniors

10 a.m. Thursdays at Equinox Village

Rich Marantz of Green Mountain Tai Chi leads interested seniors toward health and happiness using the methods and philosophies of Tai-chi chuan, Qigong and traditional Chinese external-qi healing. For more information, contact Rich directly at (802) 645-1960 or rich@greenmountaintaichi.com.

Learn to Draw I

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 10, 17, 24 & 31, at Equinox Village

This class will teach the all-important skill of observation - really seeing the objects being drawn - along with developing the ability to transfer what you see to paper. Instructor Tony Conner will begin by teaching participants to see and draw basic shapes (circles, squares, rectangles and triangles) and to turn these into more complex shapes and objects. Included in the class will also be the basics of size, proportion and perspective. Classes are free for Equinox Village residents and $50 for members of the public. To register and for information regarding materials, go to http://tonyconner .com/classes-workshops or call (802) 375-5548.

Gallery Opening Event: Katherine Buchmayr

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street, Manchester Center

Artist Katherine Buchmayr seeks to capture the serenity of the Green Mountains, the warmth of the sunshine, coolness of shadows and reflections of light in her joyful paintings. Come and enjoy an evening of art, live music and hors d'oeuvres prepared by the Equinox Village culinary team. Free and open to the public. Co-hosted by Equinox Village and the Greater Manchester Arts Council. Call Ashley at (802) 362-4061 to R.S.V.P.

Chair Yoga with Ali

2 -- 2:45 p.m. Fridays, starting Jan. 18, at Equinox Village

Certified Yoga instructor Ali Wassick hopes to teach her students to breathe, relax, and be present. She completed her training at Yoga Vermont in Burlington in 2006. Her teaching style is inspired by Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow, Anusara, and Restorative Yoga. Exercises in this class are done from a seated position. Free for Equinox Village residents. Call Ali at (802) 558-7764 for more information.

A Grand Winter Celebration

1 -3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Equinox Village

Good times with family shouldn't end on Jan. 2. That's why Equinox Village is holding a Grand Winter Celebration, an event for grandparents and grandchildren (and great grandparents and great grandchildren, too). This event will include a hot cocoa bar, a snowman craft, games, and stories. Free and open to the public. R.S.V.P. by calling Ashley at (802) 362-4061.

For more events and listings, visit www.equinoxvillage.com/upcoming-events.html.


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