Restorative Yoga & Creative Expression with Angela Derecas Taylor (in person at HVWC)


Saturday, October 15, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm


This workshop is 3–hours in duration. The first hour and a half is a Restorative Yoga class suitable for adults of all ages and abilities. The second hour and a half will be dedicated to creative expression of the participants choice: mandala coloring, vision collaging or open writing from prompts. Teacher provides all props for the Restorative Yoga and crafting materials to include crayons, colored markers and pencils, a selection of printouts of mandalas of varying difficulty from very easy to very intricate, blank heavy stock collage paper, glue sticks, scissors, magazines and other crafty things, and writing pads/implements (although participants are welcome to bring their laptops for writing if preferred). For the Yoga practice, participants need ONLY bring their own Yoga mat and a pillow in a pillow case. There is a maximum of 8 participants in this group.

Writer. Foodie. Yogini.
Angela Derecas Taylor is a native New Yorker hailing from 1960’s Greenwich Village, where she was raised in a family of restaurateurs. She had a 20-year career as chef, caterer and event planner, first on luxury charter yachts and then in luxury resorts and historic hotels, including the Waldorf-Astoria. Currently, Angela works in the mayor’s office of a Westchester County municipality, a mid-life career change prompted by marriage and the birth of her two sons. She is also a certified Yoga instructor, teaching classes and workshops in the lower Hudson Valley.

Angela shares stories about all of the above. Her stories have been published in The Westchester Review, Breadcrumbs Magazine and Read650 anthologies. She has been a featured live storyteller with Generation Women, StoryBOOM!, Every Family’s Got One, and Writes & Bites. Angela has performed on The Moth MAIN-STAGE and been featured on The Moth Radio hour on NPR. She’s a member of the For the Love of Words storytellers, and the Under the Bridge writer’s group, and is the recipient of a Gurfein Fellowship Honorable Mention from the Sarah Lawrence College Writing Institute.

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Hudson Valley Writers Center
300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Times: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Presenter: Hudson Valley Writers Center
Presenter Phone: 914-332-5953

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