Events

Apr
22
Mon
Nurture Part 1: Exclusive Earth Day Special Sound Bath Meditation with Luna Maye
Apr 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

 

Community Members are invited into an immersive sound bath wellness experience to take a breath + embrace a nervous system reset. Led by Sound Therapy Practitioner Recording Artist Luna Maye, this state of the art cellular massage of sound is accompanied by nature’s soundscape situated inside of Cedar Run’s Nature Center Covered Pavilion.

Luna is a sound therapy practitioner who’ll facilitate this sound meditation group experience  that includes crystal bowl sound healing, a bespoke Italian gong, soothing etheric vocals,  guided meditation + breathwork, tuning forks and other healing frequencies.

 

A wellness practice suited for all. No former meditation experience required for this relaxing experience backed by science and rooted in our shared love of music.

 

Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge (Cedar Run) is a 501(c)(3) environmental non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. The overall mission of Cedar Run is to serve as a community resource on the importance of protecting and enhancing healthy ecosystems for all. As an organization, our vision is that the treatment and rehabilitation services that Cedar Run provides to injured and/or orphaned wildlife in New Jersey serve to educate, inspire, and instill a sense of stewardship in youth and residents throughout the region, leading to increased protection of our natural resources.
Please arrive 10 minutes early at our Nature Center Outdoor Pavilion to have some tea, use the restroom and check in. If you would like to visit some of our resident wildlife before class we would happy to take you on a little tour or you can self explore. We would love to introduce you to our friends! The sound experience will begin at 6:30pm. 

Please bring your own yoga mat, blanket, eye mask, and pillow and come as you are.  Props are optional. Water will be available for purchase in the Nature Center, we also have a water refill station for any reusable water bottles. 

Class size of 30. Limited space is available! Grab your spot before we sell out!

  • Children between the ages of 16-18 must be accompanied by an adult/parent.
  • No children under 16 may be permitted in the yoga session.


A portion of the proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

 



May
5
Sun
Yoga at the Refuge: Embracing Your Light
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for another season of Yoga at Cedar Run! All levels are welcomed. This will be a slow vinyasa/yin class. Some flow movement with some deep yin holds! Intentional movement progressing towards strength and healing to make you feel invigorated and relaxed.  Breathe in the healing energy of the natural surroundings, heal yourself as you contribute to healing the animals around you.

Theme: Embracing Your Light, May is a time for blossoming, as you work through your guided goals and being intentional with your movement, we want to encourage your inner child to be present. Reconnect with your true essence, unleash your inner radiance, and step boldly into the world as empowered and luminous beings that we are.

We will be enjoying our morning yoga in the nature setting of the Pine Barrens. Surrounded by the sounds of nature, the smells of the forest and the morning air, it is sure to calm your mind, body and spirit. This session we will be stretching out on one of our trails as we will take in the morning. We will have tea at the nature center as well to help get your body and mind calm, replenished and ready for this session!

Please arrive 10 minutes early at our Nature Center to have some tea, use the restroom and check in. If you would like to visit some of our resident wildlife after class we would happy to take you on a little tour or you can self explore. We would love to introduce you to our friends! Class will start at 10:00am. 

Please bring your own yoga mat as we do not offer rentals. Props are optional. Water will be available for purchase in the Nature Center, we also have a water refill station for any reusable water bottles. 

Class size of 10. Limited space is available! Grab your spot before we sell out!

  • Children between the ages of 16-18 must be accompanied by an adult/parent.
  • No children under 16 may be permitted in the yoga session.

Meet your instructor: Monica Walsh – High Vibrations Association

Monica was first introduced to yoga when her mom brought her to her first class that a friend was teaching at a Synagogue in the late 90s. They attended the class because Monica’s relationship to her newly developing teenage body was not a healthy one.  This beautiful, simple, practice opened her eyes to a new path with

which to approach the human condition both on and off the mat. Ever since, Monica’s desire for yogic knowledge snowballed –seeking out classes at local gyms and yoga studios turned into finding highly qualified mentors resulting in a lifelong regulated practice and a desire for something deeper, a taste for something higher than ourselves. For the last couple of decades Monica has spent thousands of hours on the mat at different vinyasa, hatha and 26/2 focused studios.  With a great deal of knowledge under her belt and a thirst to help others, Monica became a Yoga Alliance 200 Hour Certified Teacher in March of 2020 and began teaching yoga at Lavender Koi in Berlin, NJ immediately. Around the same time, Monica was introduced to Bhakti Yoga and began to deepen her knowledge in the ancient Vedic teachings of yoga philosophy. Today, Monica continues to teach at Lavender Koi Yoga as well as Studio 67 in Medford, NJ with the a focus of helping others, not only on a basic physical level in the body, but to also provide students with a tool box for the mind and spirit.


All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

 

May
19
Sun
Yoga at the Refuge: Unleash Your Flow
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for another season of Yoga at Cedar Run! All levels are welcomed. This will be a slow vinyasa/yin class. Some flow movement with some deep yin holds! Intentional movement progressing towards strength and healing to make you feel invigorated and relaxed.  Breathe in the healing energy of the natural surroundings, heal yourself as you contribute to healing the animals around you.

Theme: Unleash your flow, discover the poses that feel true to you. This theme encourages individuals to tap into their innate flow state and unleash their authentic selves. Embrace the fluidity of your practice, express yourself authentically, and liberate yourself from limitations, unlocking new levels of creativity, vitality, and freedom.

We will be enjoying our morning yoga in the nature setting of the Pine Barrens. Surrounded by the sounds of nature, the smells of the forest and the morning air, it is sure to calm your mind, body and spirit. This session we will be stretching out on one of our trails as we will take in the afternoon air. We will have tea at the nature center as well to help get your body and mind calm, replenished and ready for this session!

Please arrive 10 minutes early at our Nature Center to have some tea, use the restroom and check in. If you would like to visit some of our resident wildlife after class we would happy to take you on a little tour or you can self explore. We would love to introduce you to our friends! Class will start at 2:00pm. 

Please bring your own yoga mat as we do not offer rentals. Props are optional. Water will be available for purchase in the Nature Center, we also have a water refill station for any reusable water bottles. 

Class size of 10. Limited space is available! Grab your spot before we sell out!

  • Children between the ages of 16-18 must be accompanied by an adult/parent.
  • No children under 16 may be permitted in the yoga session.

Meet your instructor: Monica Walsh – High Vibrations Association

Monica was first introduced to yoga when her mom brought her to her first class that a friend was teaching at a Synagogue in the late 90s. They attended the class because Monica’s relationship to her newly developing teenage body was not a healthy one.  This beautiful, simple, practice opened her eyes to a new path with

which to approach the human condition both on and off the mat. Ever since, Monica’s desire for yogic knowledge snowballed –seeking out classes at local gyms and yoga studios turned into finding highly qualified mentors resulting in a lifelong regulated practice and a desire for something deeper, a taste for something higher than ourselves. For the last couple of decades Monica has spent thousands of hours on the mat at different vinyasa, hatha and 26/2 focused studios.  With a great deal of knowledge under her belt and a thirst to help others, Monica became a Yoga Alliance 200 Hour Certified Teacher in March of 2020 and began teaching yoga at Lavender Koi in Berlin, NJ immediately. Around the same time, Monica was introduced to Bhakti Yoga and began to deepen her knowledge in the ancient Vedic teachings of yoga philosophy. Today, Monica continues to teach at Lavender Koi Yoga as well as Studio 67 in Medford, NJ with the a focus of helping others, not only on a basic physical level in the body, but to also provide students with a tool box for the mind and spirit.


All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

 

May
21
Tue
Nurture Part 2: Immersive Sound Bath Meditation with Luna Maye
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

 

Community Members are invited into an immersive sound bath wellness experience to take a breath + embrace a nervous system reset. Led by Sound Therapy Practitioner Recording Artist Luna Maye, this state of the art cellular massage of sound is accompanied by nature’s soundscape situated inside of Cedar Run’s Nature Center Covered Pavilion.

Luna is a sound therapy practitioner who’ll facilitate this sound meditation group experience  that includes crystal bowl sound healing, a bespoke Italian gong, soothing etheric vocals,  guided meditation + breathwork, tuning forks and other healing frequencies.

 

A wellness practice suited for all. No former meditation experience required for this relaxing experience backed by science and rooted in our shared love of music.

 

 

Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge (Cedar Run) is a 501(c)(3) environmental non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. The overall mission of Cedar Run is to serve as a community resource on the importance of protecting and enhancing healthy ecosystems for all. As an organization, our vision is that the treatment and rehabilitation services that Cedar Run provides to injured and/or orphaned wildlife in New Jersey serve to educate, inspire, and instill a sense of stewardship in youth and residents throughout the region, leading to increased protection of our natural resources.
Please arrive 10 minutes early at our Nature Center Outdoor Pavilion to have some tea, use the restroom and check in. If you would like to visit some of our resident wildlife before class we would happy to take you on a little tour or you can self explore. We would love to introduce you to our friends! The sound experience will begin at 6:30pm. 

Please bring your own yoga mat, blanket, eye mask, and pillow and come as you are.  Props are optional. Water will be available for purchase in the Nature Center, we also have a water refill station for any re

usable water bottles. 

Class size of 30. Limited space is available! Grab your spot before we sell out!

  • Children between the ages of 16-18 must be accompanied by an adult/parent.
  • No children under 16 may be permitted in the yoga session.

 


A portion of the proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

 



Jun
2
Sun
Yoga at the Refuge: Honoring the Sun
Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us for another season of Yoga at Cedar Run! All levels are welcomed. This will be a slow vinyasa/yin class. Some flow movement with some deep yin holds! Intentional movement progressing towards strength and healing to make you feel invigorated and relaxed.  Breathe in the healing energy of the natural surroundings, heal yourself as you contribute to healing the animals around you.

Theme: Honoring the sun, the sun empowers us, and keeps our health balanced. “Honoring the Sun” encourages participants to cultivate an attitude of gratitude and appreciation for the gifts of light, warmth, and energy bestowed upon them by the sun. The sacred connection between humans and the natural world can help us all to align with the sun’s energy, cultivate vitality, and renew your spirit with each breath and movement.

We will be enjoying our morning yoga in the nature setting of the Pine Barrens. Surrounded by the sounds of nature, the smells of the forest and the morning air, it is sure to calm your mind, body and spirit. This session we will be stretching out in our new Wildlife Housing Pavilion as we will take in the sun setting into evening. We will have tea at the nature center as well to help get your body and mind calm, replenished and ready for this session!

Please arrive 10 minutes early at our Nature Center to have some tea, use the restroom and check in. If you would like to visit some of our resident wildlife after class we would happy to take you on a little tour or you can self explore. We would love to introduce you to our friends! Class will start at 4:00pm. 

Please bring your own yoga mat as we do not offer rentals. Props are optional. Water will be available for purchase in the Nature Center, we also have a water refill station for any reusable water bottles. 

Class size of 10. Limited space is available! Grab your spot before we sell out!

  • Children between the ages of 16-18 must be accompanied by an adult/parent.
  • No children under 16 may be permitted in the yoga session.

Meet your instructor: Monica Walsh – High Vibrations Association

Monica was first introduced to yoga when her mom brought her to her first class that a friend was teaching at a Synagogue in the late 90s. They attended the class because Monica’s relationship to her newly developing teenage body was not a healthy one.  This beautiful, simple, practice opened her eyes to a new path with

which to approach the human condition both on and off the mat. Ever since, Monica’s desire for yogic knowledge snowballed –seeking out classes at local gyms and yoga studios turned into finding highly qualified mentors resulting in a lifelong regulated practice and a desire for something deeper, a taste for something higher than ourselves. For the last couple of decades Monica has spent thousands of hours on the mat at different vinyasa, hatha and 26/2 focused studios.  With a great deal of knowledge under her belt and a thirst to help others, Monica became a Yoga Alliance 200 Hour Certified Teacher in March of 2020 and began teaching yoga at Lavender Koi in Berlin, NJ immediately. Around the same time, Monica was introduced to Bhakti Yoga and began to deepen her knowledge in the ancient Vedic teachings of yoga philosophy. Today, Monica continues to teach at Lavender Koi Yoga as well as Studio 67 in Medford, NJ with the a focus of helping others, not only on a basic physical level in the body, but to also provide students with a tool box for the mind and spirit.


All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

 

Jun
11
Tue
Nurture Part 3: Immersive Sound Bath Meditation with Luna Maye
Jun 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm

 

Community Members are invited into an immersive sound bath wellness experience to take a breath + embrace a nervous system reset. Led by Sound Therapy Practitioner Recording Artist Luna Maye, this state of the art cellular massage of sound is accompanied by nature’s soundscape situated inside of Cedar Run’s Nature Center Covered Pavilion.

Luna is a sound therapy practitioner who’ll facilitate this sound meditation group experience  that includes crystal bowl sound healing, a bespoke Italian gong, soothing etheric vocals,  guided meditation + breathwork, tuning forks and other healing frequencies.

 

A wellness practice suited for all. No former meditation experience required for this relaxing experience backed by science and rooted in our shared love of music.

 

 

Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge (Cedar Run) is a 501(c)(3) environmental non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. The overall mission of Cedar Run is to serve as a community resource on the importance of protecting and enhancing healthy ecosystems for all. As an organization, our vision is that the treatment and rehabilitation services that Cedar Run provides to injured and/or orphaned wildlife in New Jersey serve to educate, inspire, and instill a sense of stewardship in youth and residents throughout the region, leading to increased protection of our natural resources.
Please arrive 10 minutes early at our Nature Center Outdoor Pavilion to have some tea, use the restroom and check in. If you would like to visit some of our resident wildlife before class we would happy to take you on a little tour or you can self explore. We would love to introduce you to our friends! The sound experience will begin at 8pm. 

Please bring your own yoga mat, blanket, eye mask, and pillow and come as you are.  Props are optional. Water will be available for purchase in the Nature Center, we also have a water refill station for any reusable water bottles. 

Class size of 30. Limited space is available! Grab your spot before we sell out!

  • Children between the ages of 16-18 must be accompanied by an adult/parent.
  • No children under 16 may be permitted in the yoga session.

 


A portion of the proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

 



Jun
20
Thu
Yoga at the Refuge: Summer Solstice Sound Bath
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for another season of Yoga at Cedar Run! All levels are welcomed. This will be a slow vinyasa/yin class. Some flow movement with some deep yin holds! Intentional movement progressing towards strength and healing to make you feel invigorated and relaxed.  Breathe in the healing energy of the natural surroundings, heal yourself as you contribute to healing the animals around you.

This special class will be in the early evening surrounded by the sounds of nature, the smells of the forest and the evening air, joined with us will be Jewels Sound Bath Healer for an exclusive sound healing in nature! This session we will be stretching out in our covered pavilion as we will take in the sounds of nature and welcoming the Summer Solstice We will have tea at the nature center as well to help get your body and mind calm, replenished and ready for this session!

We encourage you to arrive 30 minutes early at our Nature Center to have some tea, use the restroom, get a good spot and check in. The class will start at 6:00pm. 

Please bring your own yoga mat as we do not offer rentals. Props are optional. Water will be available for purchase in the Nature Center, we also have a water refill station for any reusable water bottles. 

Class size of 25. Limited space is available! Grab your spot before we sell out!

  • Children between the ages of 16-18 must be accompanied by an adult/parent.
  • No children under 16 may be permitted in the yoga session.

Meet your instructors: Monica Walsh – High Vibrations Association

Monica was first introduced to yoga when her mom brought her to her first class that a friend was teaching at a Synagogue in the late 90s. They attended the class because Monica’s relationship to her newly developing teenage body was not a healthy one.  This beautiful, simple, practice opened her eyes to a new path with

which to approach the human condition both on and off the mat. Ever since, Monica’s desire for yogic knowledge snowballed –seeking out classes at local gyms and yoga studios turned into finding highly qualified mentors resulting in a lifelong regulated practice and a desire for something deeper, a taste for something higher than ourselves. For the last couple of decades Monica has spent thousands of hours on the mat at different vinyasa, hatha and 26/2 focused studios.  With a great deal of knowledge under her belt and a thirst to help others, Monica became a Yoga Alliance 200 Hour Certified Teacher in March of 2020 and began teaching yoga at Lavender Koi in Berlin, NJ immediately. Around the same time, Monica was introduced to Bhakti Yoga and began to deepen her knowledge in the ancient Vedic teachings of yoga philosophy. Today, Monica continues to teach at Lavender Koi Yoga as well as Studio 67 in Medford, NJ with the a focus of helping others, not only on a basic physical level in the body, but to also provide students with a tool box for the mind and spirit.

Jewels Cusaac, Sound Healer and ERYT

I utilize a plethora of modalities to help students & clients ground into their bodies, establish strong boundaries and open portals to the magic and abundance within. With crystal singing bowls and Kenari Seed Rods, my aim is to bring together both hemispheres of the brain in a beautiful marriage of spirit and science. Everything is vibration, after all, and by tuning ourselves like instruments, we can heal everything from the physical on a cellular level, as well as the spiritual, energetic and vibrational forces within.

WHY I PRACTICE MEDITATION:
Meditation appeals to both sides of the brain; the left, analytical side that knows the immense physical benefits it provides, and the right, fluid side that seeks flow and space. Meditation has allowed me to connect with myself deeply, dissipate anxiety and ground into my own energy to help me become a more empowered being. Forever grateful for these incredible tools.

WHY I TEACH CRYSTAL BOWL MEDITATION:
By studying sound, I also study silence. Silence is the key to all sound. It holds infinite potential. By surrounding yourself in whatever amount of silence you can achieve in this hectic world, we can allow the noises of life to integrate and settle. Although true silence is impossible, when we create space for it, we create space within ourselves. I aim to hold people in this space to feel safe and seen.


All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

 



Jun
28
Fri
Yoga Nidra with Alexis Aponte at Cedar Run
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Give yourself permission to rest, rejuvenate, and awaken your entire being with Yoga Nidra and Sound Healing! Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation for deep mental, emotional, and physical relaxation. This, paired with a Crystal Sound Bath will aid in tuning into your deepest Self and physical frequencies. These techniques are scientifically proven to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, as well as improve sleep and your overall wellbeing. Nothing is required of you but to lie down and listen. Allow yourself to be held and supported as you cultivate peace and presence through your own inner journey.

Please bring any and all props necessary to assist you in comfortably lying down in stillness (pillows, yoga mat, blankets, bolsters, cushions, etc.) The more comfortable you are the better.

Meet Alexis

Alexis is a certified Yoga Teacher with over 800 hours of Yoga education. Her approach to yoga is through the path of Classical, Tantra, and Hatha Yoga. She is also an Usui and Tibetan Reiki Master, Yoga Mindset Coach™, Applied Yoga Anatomy + Muscle Activation™ (AYAMA) Certified Teacher, and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from University of the Arts. To Alexis, Yoga is about the journey Home to Who We Truly Are and the release of suffering. To learn more about Alexis, please visit alexisaponte.com


All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.



Aug
19
Mon
Yoga at the Refuge: Breaking your Boundaries, Full Moon
Aug 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for another season of Yoga at Cedar Run! All levels are welcomed. This will be a slow vinyasa/yin class. Some flow movement with some deep yin holds! Intentional movement progressing towards strength and healing to make you feel invigorated and relaxed.  Breathe in the healing energy of the natural surroundings, heal yourself as you contribute to healing the animals around you.

Theme: Breaking your boundaries, during the Sturgeon Full Moon our older parts of self can emerge. These parts may have been hidden for a long time. Now is the time to catch those fish and to face the deeply held feelings, bound-up emotions, and old memories that we might not even realize are having an impact on our day-to-day lives. 

We will be enjoying our morning yoga in the nature setting of the Pine Barrens. Surrounded by the sounds of nature, the smells of the forest and the morning air, it is sure to calm your mind, body and spirit. This session we will be stretching out in our new Wildlife Housing pavilion as embark on a journey with the full moon energy. We will have tea at the nature center as well to help get your body and mind calm, replenished and ready for this session!

Please arrive 10 minutes early at our Nature Center to have some tea, use the restroom and check in. If you would like to visit some of our resident wildlife after class we would happy to take you on a little tour or you can self explore. We would love to introduce you to our friends! Class will start at 8:00pm. 

Please bring your own yoga mat as we do not offer rentals. Props are optional. Water will be available for purchase in the Nature Center, we also have a water refill station for any reusable water bottles. 

Class size of 10. Limited space is available! Grab your spot before we sell out!

  • Children between the ages of 16-18 must be accompanied by an adult/parent.
  • No children under 16 may be permitted in the yoga session.

Meet your instructor: Monica Walsh – High Vibrations Association

Monica was first introduced to yoga when her mom brought her to her first class that a friend was teaching at a Synagogue in the late 90s. They attended the class because Monica’s relationship to her newly developing teenage body was not a healthy one.  This beautiful, simple, practice opened her eyes to a new path with

which to approach the human condition both on and off the mat. Ever since, Monica’s desire for yogic knowledge snowballed –seeking out classes at local gyms and yoga studios turned into finding highly qualified mentors resulting in a lifelong regulated practice and a desire for something deeper, a taste for something higher than ourselves. For the last couple of decades Monica has spent thousands of hours on the mat at different vinyasa, hatha and 26/2 focused studios.  With a great deal of knowledge under her belt and a thirst to help others, Monica became a Yoga Alliance 200 Hour Certified Teacher in March of 2020 and began teaching yoga at Lavender Koi in Berlin, NJ immediately. Around the same time, Monica was introduced to Bhakti Yoga and began to deepen her knowledge in the ancient Vedic teachings of yoga philosophy. Today, Monica continues to teach at Lavender Koi Yoga as well as Studio 67 in Medford, NJ with the a focus of helping others, not only on a basic physical level in the body, but to also provide students with a tool box for the mind and spirit.


All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

 



Sep
23
Mon
Yoga at the Refuge: Connecting with Mother Earth Sound Bath
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for another season of Yoga at Cedar Run! All levels are welcomed. This will be a slow vinyasa/yin class. Some flow movement with some deep yin holds! Intentional movement progressing towards strength and healing to make you feel invigorated and relaxed.  Breathe in the healing energy of the natural surroundings, heal yourself as you contribute to healing the animals around you.

This special class will be in the early evening surrounded by the sounds of nature, the smells of the forest and the evening air, joined with us will be Jewels Sound Bath Healer for an exclusive sound healing in nature! This session we will be stretching out in our covered pavilion as we will take in the sounds of nature and welcoming the Fall Equinox. We will have tea at the nature center as well to help get your body and mind calm, replenished and ready for this session!

We encourage you to arrive 30 minutes early at our Nature Center to have some tea, use the restroom, get a good spot and check in. The class will start at 7:00pm. 

Please bring your own yoga mat as we do not offer rentals. Props are optional. Water will be available for purchase in the Nature Center, we also have a water refill station for any reusable water bottles. 

Class size of 25. Limited space is available! Grab your spot before we sell out!

  • Children between the ages of 16-18 must be accompanied by an adult/parent.
  • No children under 16 may be permitted in the yoga session.

Meet your instructors: Monica Walsh – High Vibrations Association

Monica was first introduced to yoga when her mom brought her to her first class that a friend was teaching at a Synagogue in the late 90s. They attended the class because Monica’s relationship to her newly developing teenage body was not a healthy one.  This beautiful, simple, practice opened her eyes to a new path with

which to approach the human condition both on and off the mat. Ever since, Monica’s desire for yogic knowledge snowballed –seeking out classes at local gyms and yoga studios turned into finding highly qualified mentors resulting in a lifelong regulated practice and a desire for something deeper, a taste for something higher than ourselves. For the last couple of decades Monica has spent thousands of hours on the mat at different vinyasa, hatha and 26/2 focused studios.  With a great deal of knowledge under her belt and a thirst to help others, Monica became a Yoga Alliance 200 Hour Certified Teacher in March of 2020 and began teaching yoga at Lavender Koi in Berlin, NJ immediately. Around the same time, Monica was introduced to Bhakti Yoga and began to deepen her knowledge in the ancient Vedic teachings of yoga philosophy. Today, Monica continues to teach at Lavender Koi Yoga as well as Studio 67 in Medford, NJ with the a focus of helping others, not only on a basic physical level in the body, but to also provide students with a tool box for the mind and spirit.

Jewels Cusaac, Sound Healer and ERYT

I utilize a plethora of modalities to help students & clients ground into their bodies, establish strong boundaries and open portals to the magic and abundance within. With crystal singing bowls and Kenari Seed Rods, my aim is to bring together both hemispheres of the brain in a beautiful marriage of spirit and science. Everything is vibration, after all, and by tuning ourselves like instruments, we can heal everything from the physical on a cellular level, as well as the spiritual, energetic and vibrational forces within.

WHY I PRACTICE MEDITATION:
Meditation appeals to both sides of the brain; the left, analytical side that knows the immense physical benefits it provides, and the right, fluid side that seeks flow and space. Meditation has allowed me to connect with myself deeply, dissipate anxiety and ground into my own energy to help me become a more empowered being. Forever grateful for these incredible tools.

WHY I TEACH CRYSTAL BOWL MEDITATION:
By studying sound, I also study silence. Silence is the key to all sound. It holds infinite potential. By surrounding yourself in whatever amount of silence you can achieve in this hectic world, we can allow the noises of life to integrate and settle. Although true silence is impossible, when we create space for it, we create space within ourselves. I aim to hold people in this space to feel safe and seen.


All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

 



Oct
6
Sun
Yoga at the Refuge: Believe in Transformation
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for another season of Yoga at Cedar Run! All levels are welcomed. This will be a slow vinyasa/yin class. Some flow movement with some deep yin holds! Intentional movement progressing towards strength and healing to make you feel invigorated and relaxed.  Breathe in the healing energy of the natural surroundings, heal yourself as you contribute to healing the animals around you.

Theme: Believe in transformation, as we end our yoga season, honoring all that you were when you started, to now and letting go. Acknowledging the transformations through seasons as the earth does so do we. 

We will be enjoying our morning yoga in the nature setting of the Pine Barrens. Surrounded by the sounds of nature, the smells of the forest and the morning air, it is sure to calm your mind, body and spirit. This session we will be stretching out on one of our trails as we will take in the afternoon air. We will have tea at the nature center as well to help get your body and mind calm, replenished and ready for this session!

Please arrive 10 minutes early at our Nature Center to have some tea, use the restroom and check in. If you would like to visit some of our resident wildlife after class we would happy to take you on a little tour or you can self explore. We would love to introduce you to our friends! Class will start at 11:00am. 

Please bring your own yoga mat as we do not offer rentals. Props are optional. Water will be available for purchase in the Nature Center, we also have a water refill station for any reusable water bottles. 

Class size of 10. Limited space is available! Grab your spot before we sell out!

  • Children between the ages of 16-18 must be accompanied by an adult/parent.
  • No children under 16 may be permitted in the yoga session.

Meet your instructor: Monica Walsh – High Vibrations Association

Monica was first introduced to yoga when her mom brought her to her first class that a friend was teaching at a Synagogue in the late 90s. They attended the class because Monica’s relationship to her newly developing teenage body was not a healthy one.  This beautiful, simple, practice opened her eyes to a new path with

which to approach the human condition both on and off the mat. Ever since, Monica’s desire for yogic knowledge snowballed –seeking out classes at local gyms and yoga studios turned into finding highly qualified mentors resulting in a lifelong regulated practice and a desire for something deeper, a taste for something higher than ourselves. For the last couple of decades Monica has spent thousands of hours on the mat at different vinyasa, hatha and 26/2 focused studios.  With a great deal of knowledge under her belt and a thirst to help others, Monica became a Yoga Alliance 200 Hour Certified Teacher in March of 2020 and began teaching yoga at Lavender Koi in Berlin, NJ immediately. Around the same time, Monica was introduced to Bhakti Yoga and began to deepen her knowledge in the ancient Vedic teachings of yoga philosophy. Today, Monica continues to teach at Lavender Koi Yoga as well as Studio 67 in Medford, NJ with the a focus of helping others, not only on a basic physical level in the body, but to also provide students with a tool box for the mind and spirit.


All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

 



Oct
30
Wed
Yoga at the Refuge: Mystical Mischief: Nighttime Experience
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for another season of Yoga at Cedar Run! All levels are welcomed. This will be a slow vinyasa/yin class. Some flow movement with some deep yin holds! Intentional movement progressing towards strength and healing to make you feel invigorated and relaxed.  Breathe in the healing energy of the natural surroundings, heal yourself as you contribute to healing the animals around you.

Theme: Mystical Mischief, set under the cover of darkness, this theme invites you to explore the depths of your practice while embracing the spirit of mischief and adventure. Step out of your comfort zones, embrace your sense of adventure, and dive deep into the transformative power of yoga under the enchanting spell of the night.

We will be enjoying our morning yoga in the nature setting of the Pine Barrens. Surrounded by the sounds of nature, the smells of the forest and the morning air, it is sure to calm your mind, body and spirit. This session we will be stretching out on one of our trails as we will take in the afternoon air. We will have tea at the nature center as well to help get your body and mind calm, replenished and ready for this session!

Please arrive 10 minutes early at our Nature Center to have some tea, use the restroom and check in. If you would like to visit some of our resident wildlife after class we would happy to take you on a little tour or you can self explore. We would love to introduce you to our friends! Class will start at 7:00pm. 

Please bring your own yoga mat as we do not offer rentals. Props are optional. Water will be available for purchase in the Nature Center, we also have a water refill station for any reusable water bottles. 

Class size of 10. Limited space is available! Grab your spot before we sell out!

  • Children between the ages of 16-18 must be accompanied by an adult/parent.
  • No children under 16 may be permitted in the yoga session.

Meet your instructor: Monica Walsh – High Vibrations Association

Monica was first introduced to yoga when her mom brought her to her first class that a friend was teaching at a Synagogue in the late 90s. They attended the class because Monica’s relationship to her newly developing teenage body was not a healthy one.  This beautiful, simple, practice opened her eyes to a new path with

which to approach the human condition both on and off the mat. Ever since, Monica’s desire for yogic knowledge snowballed –seeking out classes at local gyms and yoga studios turned into finding highly qualified mentors resulting in a lifelong regulated practice and a desire for something deeper, a taste for something higher than ourselves. For the last couple of decades Monica has spent thousands of hours on the mat at different vinyasa, hatha and 26/2 focused studios.  With a great deal of knowledge under her belt and a thirst to help others, Monica became a Yoga Alliance 200 Hour Certified Teacher in March of 2020 and began teaching yoga at Lavender Koi in Berlin, NJ immediately. Around the same time, Monica was introduced to Bhakti Yoga and began to deepen her knowledge in the ancient Vedic teachings of yoga philosophy. Today, Monica continues to teach at Lavender Koi Yoga as well as Studio 67 in Medford, NJ with the a focus of helping others, not only on a basic physical level in the body, but to also provide students with a tool box for the mind and spirit.


All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.