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Make your (yoga) moves at Canalside today

Those interested in learning more about the many aspects of yoga will want to head to Canalside today.

The free Budding Tree Yoga Festival  will feature a wide variety of yoga presentations, workshops and demonstrations from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

It will include kids and family yoga, pre/post natal yoga, Kundalini yoga, yoga-pilates fusion, Vinyasa flow, hoop-dance yoga, Zumba, Bollywood dance, paddle board yoga, laughter yoga, and a workshop on personal and spiritual development.

There will be a vendor market featuring health and wellness products, local art, and the BlueCross BlueShield Healthy Zone van will be on site in the morning with games and toys for the kids.

See the class schedule at

Buffalo Budding Tree Yoga has partnered with the Himalayan Institute and BlueCross Blue Shield of WNY to bring off the festival; Wegmans and Kiddie Corner Day Care also helped with sponsorship, said Budding Tree’s Julie Leatherbarrow.

Yoga instructors Marie Phillips and Monica Zucco will be among the presenters. To read stories I've written about both of them, click here and here, respectively.

- Scott Scanlon

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Scott Scanlon is an award-winning reporter and editor who has covered various topics in his quarter-century as a journalist in South Florida, Syracuse and Buffalo. He is aiming to pass along what he is learning these days about health, fitness, nutrition and family life.

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