Paint Taos Pink

 

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October in Taos is a glorious cacophony of colour, but a pink glow never hurt anyone or anything, and this month it’s mandatory!

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Multi-talented duo, Jason Pfeifer and Liz Fox are busy making sure we all know about it with a series of events planned throughout the month of October, to bring awareness to, and benefit Cancer Support Services  locally.

Jason and Liz are tireless warriors for the cause; their work is largely unseen and thankless, but for those of us who know them through the awesome support group for cancer patients and survivors, they co-facilitate on Tuesday evenings, it is immensely appreciated.

This month the two of them are in overdrive coordinating and organizing a myriad of events.

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On October 14th at SOMOS from 5-10pm, there’s a Pink Party and Silent Auction with tons of great stuff donated by individuals and local businesses, including Dinner à deux at the Love Apple. Bob Andrews will be in the house! The Zumba Party on the 15th from 11am -1pm at the Enos Garcia Gym ($12.00 in advance, $15.00 at the door) is sure to be a blast not to mention a major workout. After that you won’t feel the least bit guilty indulging in Chris Maher’s 5 course Secret Supper on the 19th at 6pm. Location to be revealed that morning. Cost per person is $125.00. Email Jason at jpfiefer@taoshospital.org to RSVP.

This Saturday, at Shree Yoga Taos, from 5.30 – 7pm, Liz Fox will guide a gentle and nourishing restorative yoga practice while Jvala Moonfire tones her crystal bowls, chants, and sings. This event is also a benefit for Cancer Support Services, part of Paint Taos Pink. $15 minimum donation.

Along with all of the above, Monique Parker will be teaching a Yoga Workshop to benefit this very worthy cause.

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HEALING THROUGH YOGA with Monique

Sunday, October 9 3-5 PM, $25

Healing through Yoga is a hybrid restorative-Yin yoga class that will help you to release stresses stored in the body while soothing the nervous system. Asanas will be performed slowly with a breath focus so that the movement and restfulness attain a quality of meditation. Adding the calming balm of yin poses further helps to stimulate the deeper connective tissues. The result is 2-hours of nourishing self-care that produces greater calm in the body. All proceeds donated to Cancer Support Services fundraiser “Paint Taos Pink.” Pre-registration required. Space limited. $25 Beginners encouraged to attend.

To register: monique@taosyogatherapy.com

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The Southside Spa has also donated  time and expertise to benefit Cancer Support in Taos. To find out more about the classes offered at Southside, please contact Amy Starr at  amystarr@taosspa.com

More Yoga for the cause happening at Aurafitness with the lovely Ashleigh Beyer on Wednesday the 12th from 12-1pm.

Contact Aurafitness for more info.

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For much more about Paint Taos Pink, please visit the site listed below this post and do get involved. Lives depend on it!

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Photographs of Liz and Monique in Yoga Poses and Jason not in a Yoga pose, all lifted from their respective Facebook pages by moi.

Pink hollyhocks from my files.

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