Christin Allsop began teaching yoga in 2001 when her instructor moved away and asked her to take over the class. She stepped up to the plate, and kept alive the yoga community in Cannon Beach. In 2007 she earned her200 hour Teacher Certificate from YogaWorks in Manhattan. She has attended workshops and studied with: Aadil Palkhivala, Alan Finger, Angela Farmer, Seane Corn, Shiva
Rea, Jason Crandell, Julie Gudmestad, Gary Kraftsow, Natasha
Rizopoulous, and Rodney Yee, to name just a few. "My approach to yoga is a blended one that is influenced by my
understanding of yoga as an art and a science. To that end, I am
diligent about technique and alignment; inspired by beauty and grace;
and warmed by humor and lightheartedness. I practice yoga to help me
live my life in a manner more attentive, more gracious and more fun." She is the Founder and Festival Director of the Cannon Beach Yoga
Festival, and opened Cannon Beach Yoga Arts on March 28, 2011 after 10
years of teaching on the North Oregon Coast.
David Cacchione, Ph.D - Oceanographer David Cacchione received his Ph.D in 1970 from (jointly) the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. At the time, he was serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He continued his career in the Navy until 1975, when he became the director of the Office of Naval Research. Dr. Cacchione decided for a change of coasts, and began a career with the United States Geological Survey in Menlo Park, California. Dr. Cacchione has since retired, but remains busy conducting research and consulting on marine problems through Coastal & Marine Environments, the company he founded.
Don't miss your opportunity to meet and speak with this engaging and passionate oceanographer. He will present on Friday, April 12th, at Pizza a'Fetta, 231 N Hemlock.
Rebecca Lerner - Forager
Northwest author, forager and dandelion hunter Rebecca Lerner has an MFA in creative nonfiction writing from Goucher College and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Rutgers University. As a journalist, she has written for more than a dozen outlets across the country, including The Oregonian, Orion Magazine and the Discovery Channel. She also teaches classes on plant identification. Ms. Lerner,
who goes by "Becky", lives in Portland, Oregon. She seeks to "inspire
and empower my fellow human beings to experience the joyful remembrance
of who we really are." Becky and her widely read urban foraging blog, http://www.FirstWays.com, have been profiled or quoted in the Los Angeles Times, The Oregonian, The Boston Globe, Ad Busters, The Utne Reader, and many more publications.
present her first book, "Dandelion Hunter: Foraging in the Urban
Wilderness". The book chronicles Becky's intriguing journey as she
picks plants from the sidewalks, parks and alleyways of Portland,
Oregon. Share her odyssey of sustainability and survival on Monday, April 15th at 7:00 pm at the Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, 1387 S Spruce.
Neal Maine - Naturalist and Photographer
Maine is a naturalist who taught biology at Seaside High School for
thirty years, and who was a founding member of the North Coast Land
Conservancy, as well as its Executive Director for ten years. Neal has
moved on, and is now working with Michael Wing. Together they established
PacificLight Nature Images, a partnership that is dedicated to raising public
awareness about our region's natural resources through nature
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