april, 2021

13apr5:30 pm6:30 pmCornell Cooperative Extension: Yoga for Farmers5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Event Details

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s Agriculture Program is partnering  with Lana Heintjes, a certified yoga instructor, to offer an online yoga workshop on April 13, 2021 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Farming is a demanding job. It requires long hours of work regardless of the weather. Farmers and farm workers frequently repeat the same tasks throughout the season such as pruning, lifting heavy objects, planting, and harvesting. These jobs are often done in awkward, unnatural positions, or in extreme weather and can wear down the body, causing injury and/or discomfort. This workshop She will teach participants simple exercises to perform before and after work to help reduce body strain from repetitive tasks.

For more information: ulster.cce.cornell.edu

Time

(Tuesday) 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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