Summer Yoga at Lake Mansfield

There is no better way to start a scorching day than to stretch out and attend a yoga class by the cool waters of Lake Mansfield!

The last spring yoga classes are on June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th from 9-10 am. Summer yoga classes are on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, begins June 28th through August 27th from 8-9 am.

yoga at Lake Mansfield Great Barrington MA

Beginners are always welcomed and supported. Participants should bring a yoga mat and a towel. The instructor, Senta Reis, is Kripalu trained and certified. A portion of proceeds from class are donated to Lake Mansfield Alliance. For more information: info@GBLand.org

Suggested donation is $10 per class.

For our Healthy Practice You Must Bring:

  • A single bed sized blanket (6.5' x 7.5') as your mat and to delineate safe space
  • a large bath towel, folded, to use as a prop
  • water and bug spray if desired

Note: yoga mats are not necessary. No props will be provided by instructor

A distance of 6 – 10 feet will be maintained between all participants. Face coverings will be required when social distance cannot be maintained. Instructors will assist in spacing participants.

For information regarding weather, cancellations, and other news visit Facebook page "Yoga on Lake Mansfield." Cancellations will be posted by 7:15 AM on the day in question!

 

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VIP volunteer Ron Dlugosz came well equipped to repair our Lake Mansfield Trash/Recycle containers in Great Barrington MA
On June 8th VIP volunteer Ron Dlugosz came well equipped to repair our Lake Mansfield Trash/Recycle containers - we finished up replacing slats on the one by the parking lot just before the thunderstorm. Ron will be back this week to repair the ones I the beach area later this week. With that job done, it will be time to paint picnic tables! Want to lend a hand? 

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2021 Lake Mansfield Summer Volunteer Workdays 
Great Barrington Land Conservancy is caring for our lake and community through our Lake Mansfield Alliance project. Go to www.GBLand.org to take a look at all volunteer opportunities and activities.

Enjoy photos from our ongoing volunteer workdays: 
Volunteer Work Day - Beach Area 1 & Volunteer Work Day - Beach Area 2.

volunteers at Lake Mansfield Great Barrington

Rather than our traditional May Lake Day event, a series of small group volunteer days will be held this year so we can care for our forest and lake while maintaining health protocols. Registration will be required to participate in order to help us insure small group sizes. Folks interested in volunteering must register by emailing info@GBLand.org. Be sure to include the dates you are hoping to help out. We are looking forward to working with you! 

Volunteers should come with masks, work gloves, and water bottles. Sanitized tools will be provided. Social distancing will be maintained. 

  1. Planting days for Native Perennials – Selected Wednesday afternoons 4 – 5
    You can help build biodiversity by helping plant new pollinator-feeding, full-sun, native perennials plugs.
    Led by Christine Ward (1 leader + 2 volunteers for each planting day)
    Dates: May 19th and 26th / June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th / July 7th and 14th
     
  2. Forest and Trails - Date to be Determined 
    Led by Christine Ward, Brad Roblin, and Kate Ritter 
    3 Leaders + 8 volunteers 
    Guided forest walk and trail assessment 
    Collect litter
    Remove invasive species
    Refresh trail blazes
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summer yoga at Lake Mansfield in Great Barrington MA