Summer Yoga at Brainard Marsh

Title: Summer Yoga at Brainard Marsh
Date: Saturday, July 28, Saturday, August 4, and Saturday, August 11
Time: 10 a.m.
Where: Brainard Marsh, Delano Road, Marion
Leader(s): Deb Fraine and Marcia Hathaway from Anchor Yoga & Meditation Center

Sippican Lands Trust’s Summer Yoga returns to Brainard Marsh on Saturday, July 28 starting at 10 a.m. for three consecutive Saturdays in partnership with Anchor Yoga & Meditation Center in Mattapoisett, MA. The event is free for Sippican Lands Trust members and $10 for non-members. Click here to join SLT today!

Marcia Hathaway will instruct the first yoga session on Saturday, July 28 and last yoga session on Saturday, August 11 at Brainard Marsh. Marcia is a consummate teacher, a Level 1 Certified Reiki Practitioner, a certified Zumba Instructor, and certified in Chi Running and Chi Walking. Marcia has been educating for over 36 years in everything from children’s fitness to pilates to aqua aerobics.

Deb Fraine will lead the yoga session on Saturday, August 4. Deb has been practicing yoga for 20 years and is a registered member of Yoga Alliance having completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Donna Pagliarani at the Dharma Connection in Sandwich, MA.

Brainard Marsh is a 7-acre parcel of land located along Buzzards Bay in Marion and was donated to SLT by the Brainard Family. Brainard Marsh features a lovely meadow, pond and small beachfront. Parking for Brainard Marsh is located near the corner of Bass Point Road and Delano Road (look for the Sippican Lands Trust’s Brainard Marsh sign). Parking is limited and please be careful while parking your vehicle, better yet, ride your bike to Brainard Marsh and leave your car at home.

So, bring your yoga mat, water, bug spray, sunscreen and a friend and enjoy some yoga on the beach this summer. If the yoga session is canceled due to poor weather, then information will be posted to SLT’s website and Facebook page. For directions or further information visit or call SLT at 508-748-3080.

Eco-Herbal Medicine- An Interactive Walk & Talk

Title: Eco-Herbal Medicine- An Interactive Walk & Talk
Date: Saturday, August 25
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Where: Brainard Marsh, Delano Road, Marion, MA
Leader(s): Brendan Kelly, MAc LAc herbalist and author of “The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis”

The Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) and The Marion Institute, as part of The Marion Institute’s Connector Series, are co-sponsoring an Eco-Herbal Medicine Interactive Walk & Talk at Brainard Marsh in Marion, MA on Saturday, August 25 starting at 9 a.m.

In our era of ecological crisis, it’s of urgent importance that we reconnect to the natural world around us. For thousands of years, people around the world have relied on local knowledge for healing and sustenance.

Brendan will lead the group on an experimenting foraging walk, identifying, tasting, and talking about the uses of several local medicinals and edibles as well as their importance with climate change. The walk should last approximately two hours. Pre-registration is required and the cost is $5 for SLT members and $10 for general admission. To register for the walk click here. For more information about this walk contact The Marion Institute at 508-748-0816 or the Sippican Lands Trust at 508-748-3080. Thank you!