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4th Annual Free Akron Yoga Summer Solstice Yoga Festival

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Date: June 13, 2013
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-546-5995, 440-343-7355 (cell)

Brecksville, Ohio – On Friday, June 21, celebrate the longest day of the year by joining the Free Akron Yoga Summer Solstice Festival in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP). New this year is the start time and location! The Summer Solstice celebration will begin at SUNRISE with the traditional 108 "sun salutations" starting at 5:45 a.m. Gates open and registration for the event begins at 5:15 a.m. at Howe Meadow, located at 4040 Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264.

All ages and experience levels welcome. Chant, move, breathe, and relax together. Wear loose, comfortable clothes and bring a mat or large beach towel. Water, blanket, blocks/straps, and/or eye pillow are optional.

Refreshments and breakfast items will be available for purchase after session ends.

CVNP encompasses 33,000 acres along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. Managed by the National Park Service, CVNP combines cultural, historical, recreational, and natural activities in one setting. For more information visit www.nps.gov/cuva or call 330-657-2752.

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Did You Know?

Historic photo of canal boats along the Ohio & Erie Canal.

The Ohio & Erie Canal, which runs through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, was a 308-mile waterway connecting Lake Erie to the Ohio River. This transportation route, which influenced local and national prosperity, was dug entirely by hand by mostly German and Irish immigrants.