THE WOODSTOCK WAY OF LIFE

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Woodstock, NY is a living legend, fabled for its arts, music, activism and alluring spirit. Woodstock is a hub of activity, with festivals, open-air markets, great food, shopping, galleries and cultural events for all tastes and all seasons. Woodstock is the quintessential Catskills town—mountain views, swimming holes, hiking trails and a love-of-the-land ethos that permeates the region, practiced by the people who call it home. Woodstock is a way of life, where peace and love are a practice, not a slogan. Woodstock is many things to many people, but always uniquely its own.

WOODSTOCK WRITERS FESTIVAL
The festival began in 2010, when a group of writers got together with the former owner of  The Golden Notebook.  The festival has hosted Pulitzer winners, Man Booker Prize winner, crowd favorites and world renowned artists.  woodstockbookfest.com

ZEN MOUNTAIN MONASTERY
Zen Mountain Monastery is one of the West’s most respected Zen Buddhist monasteries and training centers.  The Monastery draws its strength from the ancient tradition of Buddhist monasticism. Since 1980, ZMM has offered spiritual practitioners traditional and innovative ways to engage the dharma through a wide range of programs that unfold within the context of authentic, full-time Zen monastic training.  zmm.org

WOODSTOCK COMEDY FESTIVAL
The WCF was founded in 2011 by Chris Collins, who believes in a good laugh and a good cause. Either that or he had nothing better to do other than enlist the aid of the funniest people around to spread laughter around town while gaining some good karma — always popular in Woodstock. woodstockcomedyfestival.org

WOODSTOCK ARTISTS ASSOCIATION & MUSEUM
Located in the center of the village of Woodstock, each year, the WAAM presents a full schedule of concurrent solo and group exhibitions, juried and non-juried, of local artists throughout its spacious galleries.  www.woodstockart.org

Shakti YogaSHAKTI YOGA
Helping students increase their flexibility, strength, alignment and confidence through an intelligent, dynamic and safe yoga discipline. Founder Linda Lalita Winnick has created an insightful approach to the yoga practice drawing from her 25 years experience as a student and teacher. A rich knowledge of yogic philosophy, anatomy, and physiology, and extensive Ayurvedic background adds a deeper dimension.  shaktiyogawoodstock.com

THE WOODSTOCK BYRDCLIFFE GUILD
Founded in 1902 and operated as a nonprofit since 1938, the 250 acre mountainside campus and performance center offer a program of exhibitions, performances, classes, workshops, symposia, summer residences, and artist housing. woodstockguild.org

MOUNTAIN JAM FESTIVAL
Mountain Jam is a four-day, multi-stage event, featuring  40 bands on 3 stages in one of the Northeast’s most pristine natural amphitheaters. Rolling Stone Magazine, and others rates Mountain Jam as one to the top music festivals in the country. mountainjam.com

Karma Triyana DharmachakraKARMA TRIYANA DHARMACHAKRA
Karma Triyana Dharmachakra is the North American seat of His Holiness the Gyalwa Karmapa head of the Karma Kagyu school of TIbetan Buddhism. Founded in 1976, the monastery features traditional teachings as transmitted by Kagyu Lineage meditation masters since the 10th century. The center is located on a beautiful 24-acre site in the heart of the Catskill Mountains above Woodstock, New York.  kagyu.org

UPSTATE FILMS
Since 1972, Upstate has demonstrated a commitment to film as a medium of social communication and aesthetic experience. Its programming is an eclectic mix which focuses on themes, issues, regions. Frequently, Upstate brings films which are rarely screened in this country.  upstatefilms.org

Glo Spa WoodstockGLO SPA
Glow Spa is a full service unisex spa, bringing together the most up-to-date, luxurious skin and body treatments in the Hudson Valley under one gorgeous roof, nestled in the shadows of majestic Overlook Mountain in the heart of Woodstock, NY.  glospawoodstock.com

Euphoria YogaEUPHORIA YOGA
The creation of Euphoria Yoga is the realization of a long standing dream envisioned by the founder of Euphoria Yoga, Corinne Gervai, upon graduating from the world renowned Jivamukti Yoga School. Joined by an outstanding group of devoted, well trained and experienced Yoga Teachers with a unified vision of service, Euphoria Yoga is an inviting, intimate sacred space in which the physical and mystical aspects of Yoga are practiced and explored.  euphoriayoga.org

WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL
Be a part of the Annual Woodstock Film Festival. Each year film and music lovers from around the world gather at the Woodstock Film Festival for an innovative variety of films, first-class concerts, workshops, celebrity-led panels, an awards ceremony, and fantastic parties.  www.woodstockfilmfestival.com

THE COLONY
We want the Colony to be a large and immovable cornerstone of the vibrant Woodstock music and art scene and to be the spot where all the artists and musicians can come together as a vibrant whole to cross-pollinate, collaborate and create a new experience.  colonywoodstock.com

CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY AT WOODSTOCK
Founded in 1977, the Center for Photography is an artist-centered organization dedicated to supporting artists working in photography and related media and engaging audiences through opportunities in which creation, discovery, and learning are made possible. www.cpw.org

MAVERICK CONCERT HALL
Maverick Concerts is the oldest continuous summer chamber music festival in America. The festival was founded in 1916 by Hervey White with Alexander Platt as current music director. It was built in 1916 and was constructed with volunteer labor, as part of the arts community known as the Maverick Colony. The wooden construction and luminous acoustics are the perfect environment for the intimacy of live chamber music
maverickconcerts.org

Woodstock Yoga CenterWOODSTOCK YOGA CENTER
Woodstock Yoga is a year round yoga studio offering a range of asana steeped in tradition. Our foundation is rooted in the healing and transformative powers of Yoga. Our goal is to honor these ancient teachings while bringing them to you in an exciting and modern way. All of our classes provide a safe, fun and non-competitive space. Our doors are always open to explore the paths of grace leading you to the light and love within.   woodstockyogacenter.com