Mindful Movement for Cheetahs

Jul 24, 2021

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

  • Location: Locust Valley, Long Island, New York
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Come join us for movement and meditation in the heart of the idyllic hamlet of Locust Valley, NY on Long Island to support the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) and the effort to save the cheetah from extinction.

On Saturday, July 24th, the Cheetah Conservation Fund New York Chapter is organizing a yoga event in support of the Cheetah Conservation Fund programs in Namibia in an amazing setting on the north shore of Long Island.

The work of the Cheetah Conservation Fund supports not only the cheetah, but also the local villagers and economies in Namibia, as well as other parts of Africa with wild animal populations. CCF operates from the principal that only by securing the future of the communities that live alongside the cheetah can you secure a future for the cheetah.

This unique mindful movement event will inspire you to tap into the wild wisdom of nature through your movement to experience new depths of grounding, inner strength, and connection. For all levels of fitness enthusiasts. And you can complete your day by shopping fantastic goodies from Namibia and local volunteers.

All contributions will benefit wildlife conservation efforts by the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia, Africa.

Light refreshments will be available.
**Parking not allowed on premises**

Meeting point: Locust Valley Train Station Parking Lot (Long Island Rail Road)

Attendees will be shuttled to the private location from 10am till 10:30am
Enjoy a 10 minute short walk on a shaded path

Yoga with elements of Animal Flow and Meditation
**Bring your own mat**

Rain date Saturday July 31st

Limited to 50

For more information contact paola at paola@cheetah.org.

About the instructors:

Richard Riepe

Richard Riepe is a certified yoga instructor, certified Animal Flow instructor, tennis teaching professional, personal trainer, transformation specialist, Equus coach, and wildlife advocate. He is currently finishing his degree in fisheries, wildlife, and conservation science. He volunteers with the New York chapter of CCF.

Heather Conn

Heather Conn is a professional dancer who has performed both nationally and internationally. She is currently dancing with MOMIX dance company. She holds a BFA in dance from the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. Heather teaches various types of movement including dance, yoga, and Animal Flow. She has additional training in trauma informed yoga. Heather is a Wellness Advocate and Essential Oil Specialist with DoTERRA.


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