FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2008

CONTACT: Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419
Tina Casey, 908-527-4346

 

Relax and Unwind at Trailside

trailside: relax and unwind - may 29
Pink azeleas bloom at the head of the Hilltop Swamp Trail in Union County’s Watchung Reservation.  A nature walk in the Reservation followed by guided meditation for adults ages
18 and older will be offered through the Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside
on Thursday, May 29, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  To register, call 908-789-3670 or visit www.ucnj.org/trailside for more information. (Photo by Karen Inzillo/Union County)

Elizabeth, NJThe Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to offer
a nature walk and guided meditation for adults ages 18 and older, at the Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside on Thursday, May 29, from 7:00 p.m.
to 8:30 p.m.

“Nature provides the perfect venue for relaxation after a long day of work,” said Freeholder Chairman Angel G. Estrada. “Participants will enjoy a leisurely evening walk, and then relax with a guided meditation. It’s a wonderful opportunity to learn a healthy way to relieve stress and its symptoms.”

The Trailside Nature and Science Center is located within Union County’s Watchung Reservation, a 2,000-acre nature preserve. Participants will join a Trailside Park Naturalist on a walk through the woods and meadows, listening to the soothing sounds of nature. The walk is followed by an indoor session with Claire M. Bay, a yoga instructor certified by the Chopra Center with training in sound meditation.

Space is limited for this program, so pre-registration is recommended by calling Trailside at 908-789-3670. Walk-ins are welcome only as space provides. The fee
for the workshop is $10 per person for residents of Union County and $15 for
non-residents. Participants are encouraged to bring a yoga mat or meditation
cushion if they have one.

The Trailside Nature and Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
For more information about this workshop and other activities at Trailside, please
call 908-789-3670 or visit us on our website at www.ucnj.org/trailside.