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Natural Awakenings Westchester / Putnam / Dutchess New York

NAN Family Meditation & Movement Event in Ossining: Sunday, March 18, 2012, Kids Invited!

The next meditation gathering of the Natural Awakenings Network takes place on Sunday, March 18, at Josie’s International School of Dance in Ossining. The Family Meditation & Movement will begin at 11 a.m. with yoga and movement, followed by guided breathwork and relaxation.  Individuals and families with kids age five and up are welcome at this event, hosted by Josie’s and led by Deborah Murray. Participants are asked to bring a yoga mat if they can.

Murray, who also teaches children’s pre-ballet at Josie’s, will present a sample pre-ballet class after the family meditation. Later, parents and teens can stay to sample dance, fitness and acting classes until 6 p.m.  Visit for a complete class timetable.   

Murray is a licensed massage therapist with a background in ballet who trained in the tradition of the Integral Yoga and Divine Life Society. She has been practicing yoga for three decades and teaching children’s pre-ballet for more than 35 years. 

The Natural Awakenings Network (NAN) gathers each month at a new location to sample various meditation and stress-busting techniques. To learn more about NAN visit The cost for the meditation is free for NAN members and $10 for non-members. The Open House following the meditation is free.

Josie’s International School of Dance is located at 125 Main Street in Ossining. For directions visit and call 914.432.8502 to RSVP.