Friday, June 19, 2009

Free Yoga in Times Square June 21 Summer SOLSTICE

Ever thought of rolling out your yoga mat in the middle of Times Square?? Now's your chance to practice your favorite pose or flow through a sun salutation in middle of the "Crossroads of the World".. aka Times Square (or is that quote just for NYC?..).

Screenshot of Times Square Alliance website with picture from last year's evet.

The Times Square Alliance is gearing up for its annual Solstice in Times Square event featuring free yoga all day long. The celebration usually attracts lots of yoga enthusiasts. In addition to the free yoga lesson, there will be free gift bags for the first 1500 people.

Cool fact: there are over 65 partnering yoga studios from NYC and neighboring region participating in this event!! Plus YogaJournal, and other major sponsors.

Lessons will be held at :

  • 8am - Instructor Douglass Stewart
  • 10:30am - Instructor Paula Tursi
  • 1:00pm Bikram Class - Instructor Patrick Lynch
  • 3:30pm - Instructor Tim Tompkins
  • 6:00pm - Instructor Elena Brower

Guest speakers are scheduled to speak in between lessons.

For a full schedule and more information, check out their website here.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Career Day at The Apollo -- June 16, 2009

Sorry for the short notice, just received an email about this event and wanted to post it for all those who are interested in a career in the music industry.

The list of panelists looks great with likes of :

  • Cheryl Briggs, Former Manager and Producer for Faith Evans
  • Wayne Cobham, Musician, Producer and Founder of the Cobham Coalition
  • Ray Chew, Musical Director, Composer and Producer
  • Vivian Scott Chew, Founder of ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards
  • Shanti Das, Executive Vice President of Marketing for Universal Motown
  • Nona Hendryx, Musician, Songwriter and Producer
  • Jonelle Procope, President and CEO of the Apollo Theater Foundation, Inc.
  • Thembisa S. Mshaka author of Put Your Dreams First: Handle Your [entertainment] Business (Moderator)
Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Time: 6:30 PM -- doors open at 6:00pm
Cost: Free
RSVP: 212-531-5363 or

Looks like a great networking opportunity. For more information, check out the info straight from the Apollo website here (scroll down until you see the description below):

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