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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Theater, Open Hand The Stonecutter Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Performing Arts- Puppetry
Japanese theater, with bunraque and other forms of puppetry. A contemporary story “The Mountain that Loved a Bird” is woven through this performance about ambition, integrity and caring for ones world. A brief demonstration of different puppet styles follows each program.
$501- $1000
Penske, Tara Aromatherapy and the Bedtime Experience Health & Fitness- Other,
Nature- Other,
Science
Aromatherapy and the use of easy to find essential oils have been used for centuries to promote restful sleep. Create a beautiful sachet and linen spray to take home while learning great tips and a few tricks to help you sleep better!Recipes, demonstration and hands on participation included. All participants leave with products. (Adults, teens and 'tweens) $275
$201- $350
Beltrani, Susan Family Zumba Health & Fitness- Other
ZUMBA is a full body workout integrating slow and fast paced rhythm with hip-twisting, fat-burning moves. Zumba is a full-body workout that leaves participants craving more, more, more. The best part of all is you don't have to know how to dance to ZUMBA! Zumba creates a party-like atmosphere so you can just go with the flow and enjoy the party! Zumba pushes the heart rate to its optimum calorie burning zone and it brings it back down again for a sustained level of performance that burns 500 calories or more in a one hour class. Add the Latin beats and you have a recipe for a heart pumping exercise.Yes?...then let's ZUMBA! Grab the family and come Zumba with Susan Beltrani for a high energy cardio aerobic class fusing Latin and International beats with Salsa, Merengue, Cha-Cha, Samba, Hip-Hop, and Belly Dancing.
$101- $200
FELDMAN, GARY (ORGANIC FOOD/NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS) UNDERSTANDING WORLD EVENTS THROUGH OUR CHANGING AGRICULTURE Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other
Is our food “real?” Gary Feldman, consumer food educator, and forerunner in public education on organic and GMO food, focuses on the powerful world of biotechnology and the global ideology behind the creation of “new food.” Learn the direct connection between the disappearance of bees, butterflies, declining farms and forests, food shortages, extreme weather – and who owns the world’s food supply. By being aware of what has happened to our food, we can understand what is behind so many major events and turmoil occurring in the United States and around the world. We will also discuss the GMO food labeling legislation. How we spend our dollars sends a most powerful message. The future of humanity, animals and the ecosystem depends upon our food choices.
$201- $350
FELDMAN, GARY (ORGANIC FOOD/NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS) FOOD: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE EVIL Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Nature- Environment
Either you EAT TO LIVE or eat to die. Protect mind and body by mastering the skill of food selection. Gary Feldman, nutrition specialist, will RAISE your FOOD IQ and show you how to Mangia for Life! Learn what genetically modified food is doing to you. Also, gain knowledge of the connection between harmful food production processes and many of your ailments. Gary shows us WHAT’S LEFT of nature that will help you to avoid and counteract the consequences of consuming food from biotech labs and factory farms. Find out why and how food pollinators are being wiped out to extinction (a five-alarm). Be empowered to ASK questions and GET ANSWERS.
$201- $350
Henderson, Kristine Tea Tasting: Pu-erh Teas Health & Fitness- Other,
Multicultural- Other,
Other
Pu-erh tea is the most unique tea produced in the world. During this interactive seminar, we will explore several Pu-erh teas from the Yunnan province of China. Learn about how Pu'erh differs from the teas in other categories, specific health benefits associated with Pu-erh, and the history and lore surrounding the teas being tasted. Three teas will be tasted and discussed including: Pu-erh loose leaf; Pu-erh Tuo Cha; and Chrysanthemum Pu-erh.
$101- $200
Tuchfeld, Samantha Yogadventures Health & Fitness- Other
Yogadventures incorporate story, yoga, art and music into a family friendly class suitable for children as well as family yoga classes.
$101- $200
Jayne, Jill Jump with Jill Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Music
Jump with Jill is a professional live show that travels the country transforming nutrition education into a rock & roll nutrition concert. The school assembly takes childhood obesity by storm, serving as a kid-appropriate approach for kicking off wellness committee initiatives, reinforcing classroom learning, and supporting a healthier cafeteria menu. The show is both educationally sound and completely rock & roll. Armed with catchy songs, upbeat dance moves, and a hip wardrobe, Jump with Jill uses the same tools normally used to sell junk food and keep kids sedentary to get kids engaged, moving, and learning about healthy habits. The live Jump with Jill show has been performed live 3,000 times for almost a million kids all over the United States, Canada, and Europe.
$1001- $3000
Coogan, Donna Meditate, Write, Reflect…A Creative Process Health & Fitness- Other,
Literature- Creative Writing
Each hour long session will begin with practicing meditation techniques. This will help create space in our minds as we then will enjoy the experience of writing. Inspirational texts will be provided to help spark each participant’s personal writings. They will be given the opportunity to use a writer’s notebook to express feelings, describe thoughts, and/or create lasting memories.
$101- $200
FELDMAN, GARY (ORGANIC FOOD/NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS) THE NON-GMO PROJECT INITIATIVE Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Other
From seed to plate – learn the reasons for the monumental takedown of traditional farming and agriculture. Join Gary Feldman, consumer food educator and innovator in the nutritional supplement field, and learn about the project by the organic and natural food industry, whereby hundreds of food companies are informing consumers about how their products adhere to a new, higher standard. Preserve your Right to Know what is in your food, and your entitlement to a choice. We will talk about the positive efforts of the Right to Know labeling legislation, already enacted in many states in the U.S. and coming up for a vote in NYS.
$201- $350
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