workshops massage



Therapeutic Massage

With Brian Truskowski and Angela Gorman
Friday: 6 PM-dark
Saturday: 10 AM-noon

Hand Massage

With Faye Ogasawara
Saturday: 1-6 PM 


With Lainey Frydrych
Saturday: 2-6 PM
Sunday: 1-4 PM
(Second Massage Tent - check at Info for location)

Therapeutic Bodywork

With Emily Presley and Eva Neuhaus
Sunday: 11 AM-3 PM

Thai Yoga Massage

With Michelle Tupko
Saturday: 10 AM-6 PM
(Third Massage tent - ask at Info)

Thai and Table Massage

With Cassie
Throughout the weekend

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• Dorothyann Coyne 
• Saturday and Sunday, 7:30-8:00 AM
• Cabin

Meditation in the Cabin

Start your day meditating in the cool and peaceful Cabin. Longtime area meditation teacher, Dorothyann Coyne, will offer basic instruction and guidance. Open to all levels of experience. And you'll be finished in time to get to Yoga!

Chairs and some cushions and meditation benches available.

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Guided tours:
• Saturday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

• Saturday, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

• Sunday, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Museum of Living Trees and Their Understory

A small corner of Frog Holler Farm near the Cabin where kids and adults can learn about the forest. Open from dawn to dusk for self-guided tours (signs, quiz, visual scavenger hunt). Guided tours by museum curator, Sybil Kolon. Limited seating for contemplation and an area for fairy house building.

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• Billie Wahlen
• Saturday, 8:30-9:30 AM, Cabin
• Sunday, 9-10 AM, Second Holler

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation

Kundalini Yoga is called the Yoga of Awareness and is a science of Kriyas, Meditations, Mantras, Mudras, Bhandas and relaxation.
 Mohinder Singh (Billie Wahlen) has been teaching Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan since 2003.  He is certified by the Kundalini Research Institute and hosts workshops, classes and level one teacher trainings in the Ann Arbor area. 


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• Lisa Gottlieb 
• Saturday, 8:30-9:30 AM 
• Hill Tent

Kripalu Yoga

Lisa Gottlieb is a certified Kripalu yoga teacher, and a Nonviolent Communication coach and instructor. Lisa will lead a Kripalu practice appropriate for all levels of experience and skill, allowing for accommodations and modifications, as well as deeper expressions of postures. Practice will include creating personal compassionate intentions, warm up and breath practice, posture flow, ending with a rejuvenating integration of practice. Come join us on the mat under the big tent on Saturday morning!

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• Cindy Caro 
• Saturday and Sunday 9:45-10:15 AM

• Hill Tent

Kids Yoga with Cindy Caro

Cindy is a certified kids yoga instructor through Kidding Around Yoga and the owner of Yurty Yoga for Kids located in Grass Lake. With a background in early childhood and elementary education, she understands the benefits of stretching and breathing through yoga and meditation for young children. Cindy helps children with the tools they need to increase concentration, flexibility, strength and manage stress through fun and active poses, stories, music, and games.

Suggested ages 3 and up

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• Missy Cooke
• Saturday, 10:00 AM
• Second Holler

Hoop Dance

Hoop dancer Missy Cooke leads classes in the Lansing area and helps participants relax, let loose, and smile more by getting up, getting out, and starting something new!

The class will cover core hooping techniques such as waist and shoulder hooping, and a few basic arm and hand tricks. Then you'll learn a hoop dance sequence that combines several tricks into an easy routine.

On-body hooping uses every muscle in your body so come prepared with a water bottle and comfortable clothing. Bare skin grips the hoop better, so shorts and and tank tops are recommended. Beginners are welcome!

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• Rachel Mifsud 
• Saturday, 2:00 PM 
• Meet at Info Tent

Wild Edibles Plant Walk

Walk the trails of Frog Holler identifying edible plants that grow in the wild. Rachel Mifsud, of Will Forage for Food, has intimate knowledge of the bounty that awaits us in the woods and fields.

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• Mary Kate Mathy 
• Saturday 2:00-3:00 PM
• Art Tent

Creative Sculpting Workshop

Artist Mary Kate Mathy works with a variety of mediums from acrylics to clay to glass. In this workshop Mary Kate will guide you in the process of creating your very own polymer clay pendant.

No previous art experience required, all are welcome!

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• Sybil Kolon
• Saturday, 1:00 PM 

• Sunday, 10:00 AM - Kid-oriented. Help find natural treasures for a day of nature crafts and activities at the Kids Tent

• Sunday, 1:00 PM 

• All walks meet at Info Tent

Nature Walk

Explore the beauty of the land at Frog Holler with an eye toward understanding and maintaining natural habitat. All walks family-friendly.

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• Saturday, 3:00 PM 
• The Yurt

Yurt Talk

Join the owners of the Great Lakes Yurt Company for a Q & A on all things yurt. Meet at ...ta dah...the yurt!

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• Steven Parrish
• Saturday, 4:00 PM
• Meet at Info Tent

Inspirations in Nature

Steven Parrish is a restoration ecologist at The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum. He loves to share the spirit of the natural world and looks forward to guiding a nature walk that will identify trees, plants, insects, and ecosystems. Come with curiosity, ideas, and your wide-open senses!

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• Deborah Olson 
• Sunday, 8:30-9:30 AM 
• Hill Tent

Morning Yoga Flow

A student at Inward Bound Yoga in Ann Arbor for over 25 years, Deborah was certified 11 years ago through Yogafit and has taught since then in Southwest Florida. 

Deborah brings a wide range of experience and an infectious joy to the practice of yoga and welcomes all levels to this morning wake-up yoga class.

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• Mama Luna and musician friends
• Sunday, 10:00 AM
• Treehouse

¡Want to Start Dancing or Dance All Night With Joy, not fatigue!

Mama Luna draws on a lifelong love affair with dance, exploring many styles and almost any style from folk to African, Sacred Dance to Square Dance, Ballet to Jazz. Recently Mama Luna has been incorporating the principles of the Rumi-inspired Whirling Dervish spinning meditation  into all forms and styles of dance. She will share this energizing practice in her workshop. All ages and levels, including never danced, welcome! Live Music.

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• Sheila Graziano and Adam Wheeler 

• Sunday, Tree House

• Demo 11:30 AM, Workshop 12:00 PM


Come at 11:30 to see two virtuoso cloggers show how it's done. Then join the fun for the Clogging Workshop at noon. Open to all ages and experience.

At 3 PM on the Main Stage, Sheila and Adam will inspire us all with a short clogging performance.

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• Rachel Mifsud 
• Sunday, 2:00 PM 
• Meet at Info Tent

Mushroom Identification

We do want to identify mushrooms correctly! Rachel's extensive background in foraging and educating will give participants much to chew on - or not chew on depending on how the mushroom is identified! If no mushrooms are spotted in the wild, Rachel has on- site materials and a wealth of personal knowledge to assist in developing ID skills.

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• Angie and Chrissy Martin
• Sunday 3:00 PM
• Treehouse

Singing Rounds

Angie and Chrissy Martin, well-known for their exceptional skills in the Holler Kitchen, have been singing together since before they both could talk. The sisters love to share the joy of song wherever they roam, and have spent the last 5 years singing and collecting rounds from all over the world. All ages and skill levels are welcome to participate in this rambunctious round-singing workshop!