Karen Pierce

  • 2015 Newtown Yoga Festival

    Instructor Amie Meleshkewich led one group of 2015 Newtown Yoga Festival participants on Saturday, August 22, at NYA Sports & Fitness Center.

  • Newtown Yoga Festival Headliners Encourage ‘Back To Balance’

    The Newtown Yoga Festival was designed to promote positive well-being, health and community. The 2015 event will return to NYA Sports & Fitness Center on Saturday, August 22, with seven hours of classes, live music, lunch, vendors and two offerings of the popular Yoga Buffet, where guests can sample a number of different styles and meet local instructors during a 45-minute session.

  • Second Annual Newtown Yoga Festival Announced For August 23

    The Sandy Hook Promise Foundation Community Fund will host the 2014 second annual Newtown Yoga Festival on Saturday, August 23. The event will run from 9 am to 4 pm, and will again be presented at NYA Sports & Fitness Center.

  • One Morning, Two Programs: Book Worms & Ask The Doctor

    Two Newtown residents will be the special guests during a pair of programs being offered Saturday morning at Newtown’s Multi-Purpose Center, 14 Riverside Road.

    Karen Pierce will be the reader during the next Book Worms Story House at The Children’s Adventure Center. Ms Pierce is the author of Yoga Bear: Yoga For Youngsters, a yoga instructor and an educator. She has also been a storyteller for more than 30 years.

  • Newtown Yoga Festival Announced

    Sandy Hook Promise will host the debut Newtown Yoga Festival on Saturday, August 24. The goal of the festival is to promote a positive sense of community and healing in Newtown.

    World-renowned yoga teachers Seane Corn and Beryl Bender Birch will lead participants in practice and meaningful conversation. There will be local health and wellness vendors, live music and kids activities featuring a children’s yoga class with Newtown resident Karen Pierce.