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Wainwright House in Rye

Posted by editor on 04/21/16

The Wainwright House is a beautiful brick mansion in Rye, NY which is under 5 miles away from The Castle apartments.  It sits on a private estate and offers beautiful views of the Milton Harbor.  Wainwright House is the oldest non-profit, non-sectarian holistic learning center in the United States. Their mission is to inspire greater understanding through body, mind, spirit and community.  The provide classes in spiritual exploration, health and healing, cultural enrichment, and environmental awareness (perfect for Earth month). You can sign up for some of the classes they offer this month and continue your #BeTheGreen efforts.

  • Basic Yoga – Wainwright House offers numerous yoga classes and there are many benefits of yoga such as: increased flexibility, increased muscle strength and tone, weight loss, cardio and circular health, improved athletic performance, protects you from injuries, and improves respiration, energy and vitality. If you have never done yoga before they suggest starting off with a beginner’s course which Wainwright House offers.
  • Tai Chai for health – Thai Chai is a form of Chinese exercise that consists of relaxed, gentle and fluid movements. The course at Wainwright teaches Yang-style short form and can you can even practice it in your apartment at The Castle. It is beneficial to people of all ages and fitness levels.  Thai Chi reduces stress by increasing the sensation of relaxation.
  • Kundalini Yoga & Meditation – Kundalini Yoga is a blend of postures, breath-work, mantra and meditation. Meditation will also help with your emotional well-being, clearing your mind and healing your body.