Yoga Classes and Volunteer Opportunities on the Appalachian Trail

A yoga and stewardship hike will allow guests to relax their minds and bodies as they get in touch with nature and learn about volunteer and stewardship opportunities on the Appalachian Trail.

Boiling Springs, PA, September 01, 2013 --( The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) invites you to the September edition of their Third Thursdays event series — a yoga and stewardship hike that will take place on September 19th at 6 p.m. The hike will take place at two locations along the Appalachian Trail (A.T.): Children’s Lake in Boiling Springs and Pine Grove Furnace State Park in Gardners.

Each event will begin with a 30-minute yoga class taught by Michele Landis and Lisa Stets, registered yoga teachers at Simply Well in Carlisle. After warming up with the yoga sessions, guests will head out onto the A.T. with Dennis Hurley of the Susquehanna Appalachian Trail Club and Mike O’Connor of the Mountain Club of Maryland. While hiking, guests will learn about the wide variety of opportunities available for volunteering and stewardship on the Trail.

All Third Thursday events are free and open to the public. Space is limited to 25 participants per hike and registration is required. The ATC’s Third Thursday series is funded in part by the National Environmental Education Foundation and Toyota through their Everyday Events grant program.

Third Thursdays Event Overview
Yoga & Stewardship Hike
Date: September 19th, 2013
Time: Yoga – 6 p.m., Hike – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Children’s Lake Park, Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania and
Pine Grove Furnace State Park, Gardners, Pennsylvania

For more information about the Third Thursday events series, visit To register, contact Kelly at 717-258-5771 or visit

About the Appalachian Trail Conservancy
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy mission is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail – ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come. For more information please visit

Contact: Javier Folgar
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Tel: 304.535.2200 x117
Fax: 304.535.2267
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Javier Folgar