Farm-to-Table Yoga Dinner
Itching to see the fall colors? Let's all celebrate fall harvest with a grand gathering at the Growing Heart Farm!
Take a break to relax, release, renew and INDULGE in the best of the harvest season. Get to know your veggies with a tour around the farm and Ayurvedic cooking class with Dave Nuss. Stretch out with a sumptuous yoga class lead by Abby Paloma and live indian flute music by Hany ElDiwany. Following yoga, nourish your body with an "ultra-ganic" meal grown in our field and prepared by alchemical Chef Anne Apparu. You will feel the love in every bite, seriously.
Let your guard down for an entire day and be nurtured by the sunshine, fresh air, sublime yoga and meditation, a delicious meal, amazing people, transcendent music... all while supporting your local farmers.
Does it get any better?
When: 2pm Sunday, Oct. 9th
Where: Growing Heart Farm 25 Jeans Dr. Wingdale, NY
Getting here from nyc: Take the direct Metro North train from Grand Central to Harlem Valley Wingdale at 11:48am
Abby Paloma is a passionate yoga teacher, healer and farmer. Abby, NYU graduate, has a self-designed degree in neuroscience, depth psychology and holistic therapies. Abby is a certified OM Yoga and Restorative Yoga teacher. Abby also holds Reiki certification and practices a variety of complimentary healing modalities. Her practice integrates: Reiki, Ayurveda, Shamanism and Energetic breathe and body work. Abby holds sacred space in her yoga classes for her students to explore their mental, emotional, and physical bodies through moving joyfully and exploring active relaxation. Splitting her time between NYC and Pawling, NY, Abby is growing a thriving community around Growing Heart Farm through facilitating events and retreats. You can find Abby teaching yoga classes and workshops in NYC or with her hands in the dirt on the farm.
About your Chefs:
Anne Apparu is a cook who puts forth the importance of clean fuel and sharing meals at a communal table, playing a caring role in selecting the freshest, most local ingredients, and assembling guests in a familiar setting as to allow for their best to shine through.
Working intimately with private clients to custom prepare their event and as the matriarch in public events. She offers you her inspiration of the moment every time. There is a story to every step.
Some of her public projects include:
Lunch Box Chelsea, a paper bento box filled with market fresh prepared foods, delivered by trolley from home to the Chelsea galleries.
The 18th Restaurant, on the 18th of the month communal table meal at a different place with a different theme and local produce menu.
There Are No Recipes, a series of cooking videos, where children are the creators and teachers of a natural cooking heritage.
Dave Nuss is a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute in NYC and Kirpalu's Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant Certification. He just finished up a summer cooking at a farm-to-table Quaker camp in PA. During the year he works as a Culinary and Nutrition Instructor for Children's Aid Society, teaching children elementary-high school the fundamentals of holistic cooking. Dave is also a regular practitioner of Ashtanga Yoga,
About Hany ElDiwany
Hany is a former engineer turned yogi and student of indian music. He plays in the ancient dhrupad style which is considered nada yoga, or the yoga of sound. He is one of only a few people that does so on the bansuri, or bamboo flute. The subtle qualities of his music invite the mind to become still and listen, in a way that creates the spaciousness of being that is a goal of yoga practice.
Growing Heart farm (View)
25 Jeans Dr.
Pawling, NY 12564