Enjoy Yoga and a Hike Along the Appalachian Trail During 'Third Thursdays' Event in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania

Date Published: Aug 19, 2014

Boiling Springs, PA (August 19, 2014) – The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) continues its “Third Thursdays” event series with a short hike and an evening of yoga beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, along the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) at Children’s Lake in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania.

The event will begin with a 30-minute yoga class taught by Michele Landis, a registered yoga teacher and owner of Yoga at Simply Well in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. After the class and just in time to watch the sunset, participants will head out onto the A.T. with Dennis Hurley of the Susquehanna Appalachian Trail Club for a short, easy hike through the Cumberland Valley.

“The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s “Third Thursdays” events are a terrific way to get to know the Appalachian Trail,” said Kelly McGinley, coordinator of the event series at the ATC. “With a focus on art, music, community and volunteer stewardship, each event gives people a new way to get outdoors, learn more about the Appalachian Trail and become involved.”

Third Thursdays Event Series Overview:

Yoga Sunset Hike (3 miles, easy)
Date: Sept. 18
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: A.T. Information Center, 4 E. 1st St., Boiling Springs, PA

Nocturnal Friends Hike (2.5 miles, easy)
Date: Oct. 16
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: A.T. Information Center, 4 E. 1st St., Boiling Springs, PA

The ATC’s Third Thursdays is a series of free, public events in the Central Pennsylvania region. The series will conclude in October. For more information about Third Thursday events, visit www.appalachiantrail.org/events. To register for an upcoming event, call 717-258-5771 or visit www.atcthirdthursdays.eventbrite.com.

About the Appalachian Trail Conservancy
The ATC was founded in 1925 by volunteers and federal officials working to build a continuous footpath along the Appalachian Mountains. A unit of the National Park Service, the A.T. ranges from Maine to Georgia and is approximately 2,185 miles in length. It is the longest hiking-only footpath in the world. The mission of the ATC 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 www.appalachiantrail.org.

Contact: Javier Folgar                                       
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Tel: 304.535.2200 x117
Fax: 304.535.2667
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ATHike
Web: www.appalachiantrail.org

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