Enjoy a hike to explore Fairmount Park’s hidden gems followed by a guided meditation.
Saturday, October 30, 2021
10:00am - 1:00pm
Enjoy a hike to explore Fairmount Park’s hidden gems followed by a guided meditation. No prior experience with hiking or meditation required! Hike portion led by park enthusiast and member Ambrose Crenshaw. Meditation portion led by local yoga teacher and personal coach, Nicole Taylor of Evolve Philadelphia.
Estimated distance: about 3 miles around the Horticulture Center and Landsdowne Glen
Level: easy to moderate
Terrain: combination of flat open parkland (Horticulture Center) and hilly trails (Landsdowne Glen)
TICKET PRICES: TICKET PRICES: Pay what you can – $15, $20, or $25
MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: If Philadelphia’s parks make a difference in your life – consider becoming a member of Fairmount Park Conservancy and help ensure that Philadelphia’s parks are enhanced for generations to come. PLUS members register first for events and enjoy discounts on park experiences including Treetop Quest, Shofuso and more!
ATTENDEE INSTRUCTIONS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:
-Please dress according to weather conditions.
-Please wear sturdy shoes, comfy clothes and bring water, a snack and, if you would find it helpful, a small meditation cushion (or towel) that you can carry with you during the hike.
-There are no nearby bathrooms. Please plan accordingly
-Appropriate for adults
PARKING: there is plenty of free parking in on Mount Pleasant Drive. As always, NEVER leave valuables in your car!
IMPORTANT: We will leave promptly at scheduled time (10 am). Please arrive at the departure location at least 5 minutes early. Latecomers will not be allowed to join after the group has departed.
CAP / COVID PROTOCOL: COVID-19 PROTOCOLS: By registering for this event you are agreeing to follow ALL of these protocols:
This event will be capped at 16 people. Please only register if you fully intend to attend and let us know if you need to cancel ASAP.
Participants must maintain 6 feet of distance from one another during the event
If you or anyone in your household are exhibiting COVID-19 systems, please stay home.
POSTPONEMENT / CANCELLATION POLICY: This event will take place in light rain. In the event of heavy rain or other severe conditions, the event will be cancelled and attendees are eligible for a full refund.
PRESENTER(S) BIO: Nicole Taylor fell in love with teaching yoga in 2008 and never looked back! She is a 500-hour certified yoga and meditation teacher, and a NAMA-certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor. Nicole’s purpose is to embody and create sacred spaces for joy, healing, and transformation. She teaches through the lens of Ayurveda and yoga in the Himalayan Tradition. Her class provides an internalizing experience with an emphasis on bringing stability to the body, drawing awareness to the breath, quieting the mind, and experiencing the higher self. For the past couple years, Nicole has joined forces with park enthusiast and nature lover Ambrose Crenshaw to lead these one of a kind experiences in Fairmount Park.