Join for this unique event that features an hour-long yoga class followed by a tree ID walk on the 5 Lock Walk in High Falls, NY easy walking distance from Whole Sky Yoga. This event happens on Saturday, July 19, from 2pm-4pm. It’s open to the general public, $30 to sign-up.

Together we harmonize mind, body, and spirit through a nourishing yoga practice with Sara Trapani. Afterward we will bring a component of mindfulness off the mat as we learn basics on how to identify local tree species with Education Forester, Ryan Trapani of the Catskill Forest Association (CFA).

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CFA’s mission is “To promote forest stewardship in the Catskill Region by forest landowners, timber harvesters, foresters and the general public.” CFA advocates quality forest management practices (especially forest stand improvement practices) for the purpose of improving the health of the forest, preventing threats to the forest ecosystem and supporting conservation efforts. For more info about CFA visit:

Ryan’s expertise comes from a lifetime of personal experience alongside a well-rounded professional career. He’s worked at the DEC as an Assistant Forest Ranger on the Slide Mountain Wilderness Area, for the US Forest Service as a Wilderness Ranger on the Green Mountain National Forest in Vermont, and as an Environmental Educator with Frost Valley YMCA.  He was hired by CFA as its Education Forester in February of 2007. Ryan holds both an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Forest Technology from the NYS Ranger School in Wanakena, NY and a BS in Forest Resources Management from the SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry. Ryan also served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves from 1999 through 2005.

A New Paltz, NY native, Ryan is deeply passionate about the Catskill Mountains and surrounding area. He’s spirited and dedicated writer, hunter, maple syrup producer, leather-maker, and educator. Ryan & Sara Trapani live together in Olivebridge, NY with their baby daughter Metta Mae.