WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN
Egoscue Exercise Class. Fridays at noon, Unity of Taos, 69 Blueberry Hill Road El Prado.
Equine Spirit Sanctuary. Open for visitors Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment, at 13 Los Caballos Road, Ranchos de Taos. Call (575) 758-1212.
Fine Art Atelier. Workshops in both oil and watercolor as well as life drawing. Long pose figure studies from 10-1 Wednesdays. Limited space. 108 Kit Carson Road. Call (719) 338-0081.
Free Community Workout. Saturday mornings, 10-11 a.m. All ages and fitness levels welcome. CrossFit Freeworld, 1103 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, El Prado. Admission is free. Call (575) 224-6398. Functional Strength and Balance classes, ages 55 and older with an experienced, compassionate instructor, Fridays, 10:30 a.m., Taos Retirement Village Center, 413 Valverde St., Taos. Call (575) 2243177.
Geshe Sherab teaches Thursdays, 6 p.m., at Ksitigarbha Tibetan Buddhist Center, 525-B Salazar Road, Taos. Donations appreciated. Visit ktbctaos. org or call (812) 344-7100.
Hands and Hearts, a volunteerand service-based circle of fiber artists creating and donating hats, blankets and sweaters for premies, newborns, hospitalized children and elderly in communities from Albuquerque to Ratón. Knit/crochet lessons if necessary. Meets Thursdays, 2-4 p.m., at The Farmhouse Café & Bakery, Overland Ranch, El Prado. Call (575) 770-2867.
Herbal Roundtable. Monthly herbal healing discussions. All traditions and levels of expertise welcome, first Thursdays, 5 p.m. at Taos Home & Midwifery Center, 4151 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Ranchos de Taos. Call Lucy McCall, (575) 6133502. plays a mix of folk and Americana Sunday (April 15), 6:30 p.m., in the Adobe Bar at the Taos Inn. No cover charge.
High Country Quilt & Needlecraft Guild, second Mondays, 6:30 p.m, Kit Carson Electric Boardroom, 118 Cruz Alta Road, Taos. All levels very welcome. Call (817) 253-2353 or email ju[email protected]
High Frequency Loft, 1335 Gusdorf Road, Suite Q, offers several programs. Donations appreciated. Call (575) 224-2022. Offerings include: “Ski Conditioning,” Mondays through Fridays (8 a.m.), Tuesdays (7 p.m.); “Qigong,” Mondays (6 p.m.); “Candlelight Yoga,” Wednesdays (7:30 p.m.); “Body Barre Fitness,” Mondays (5 p.m.), Wednesdays and Fridays (noon); “Mat Pilates,” Tuesdays and Thursdays (noon); “AcroYoga,” Wednesdays (6 p.m.), Fridays (5 p.m.); “Yoga Flow,” Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays (9 a.m.), Wednesdays (5 p.m.), Tuesdays and Thursdays (5:30 p.m.); “Gentle Yoga,” Mondays (noon), Tuesdays and Thursdays (1:30 p.m.); “Mommy and Me Yoga,” Mondays (11 a.m.); “AcroNinja KIDS,” Fridays (11 a.m.); “Ecstatic Dance,” Thursdays (7 p.m.);
“Tribal Fusion Bellydance,” Saturdays (10:30 a.m.).
Institute for Taoist Studies and Healing Arts offers Taoist meditative walks in nature free to the public. Call Dr. Win Smith at (575) 758-2038 for more information and to register, as the number of participants is limited.
Japanese Art of the Sword. The Taos Kendo and Laido Dojo offers weekly sword practice Sundays 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m, at Enos García Elementary gym. No cover. Observers welcome. Call Jim Dixon at (575) 758-3638.
Kailash Himalayan Buddhist Temple. Pujas, blessings, consultations and teachings, located off Arroyo Seco Rim Road. No cover, all welcome. Call (575) 741-0988. Knotty Knitters. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon. All knitters and crocheters invited for “fiber manipulations.” Taos Diner II, 216-B Paseo del Pueblo Sur. Call Linda Romens, (575) 770-2705.
Mankind Project of Taos, men determined to lead lives of balance, passion and integrity. Thursdays, 6:30-9:15 p.m. No cover. Call (575) 751-6021.
Meditation and Teachings, Ksitigarbha Tibetan Buddhist Center, now at 525-B Salazar Road, Taos. Gen. Don Handrick teaches “Discovering Buddhism,” a course open to beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Teachings are every Thursday at 6 p.m. at the gompa and are free to all, but donations are appreciated. See ktbctaos.org.
Meditation. Monthly Buddhist class first Sundays, 10 a.m.-noon, The Carnelian Center, Dixon. Led by Abhaya Kopeck; Vipassana classes. All welcome. No cover, but donations appreciated. Call (505) 579-4072. Meditation. Mountain Institute, Mondays, 5:30 p.m. Kriya Yoga meditation, beginning class. No cover. Call Agatha for directions, (575) 770-9411.
Meditation. Open Heart Sangha, Sundays, 6:30-8:15 p.m., mindfulness meditation, teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh in the Heart of the Sacred building, 522 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos.
Meditation. Taos Mountain Sangha offers Vipassana (insight) meditation and dharma talks Wednesdays, 6-7:45 p.m. at Heart of the Sacred building, 522 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. All welcome. No cover, but donations appreciated. Call (505) 901-9455.
Meditation. Taos UCC Silent Meditation. Every Wednesday 4:30-5 p.m. After a brief check-in we sit together in silent meditation for 20 minutes. Welcome to all meditators and anyone who would like to learn to meditate. SOMOS, 108-B Civic Plaza Dr., Taos. Free. Call (575) 7704894.
Men’s Breakfast. All men are welcome to a breakfast (no admission fee) every first Saturday, 8:30-11 a.m., Unity Kitchen, El Prado – sharing individual journeys, thoughts and support. RSVP to Mark Myers at Mark[email protected]hoo.com or call (575) 758-1398.
Mindfulness Meditation. Tuesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 8:30-10:20 a.m. Sage Institute, 522 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. Sitting and movement instruction and discussion in a group setting. Non-denominational, open to all levels and faiths. No admission fee, but donations accepted. Call (575) 224-2343.
Monthly Book Club. Meets first Thursdays monthly, 5:30-7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, next to Kit Carson Park at 215 Paseo del Pueblo Norte (back building). Potluck dinner 5:30 p.m., discussion at 6 pm. Bring a dish to share. All welcome. For details, call (575) 758-3124. Nonviolence for World Transformation. Join us for a 4-week study group to explore nonviolence and peacemaking. How does a commitment to nonviolence transform us, our communities, and the world? The Rev. Pamela Shepherd. Wednesdays 5-6 p.m. SOMOS, 108-B Civic Plaza Dr., Taos. Free (575) 770-4894.
Nurturing Retreat Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. to come home to well-being and balanced energy with Barrie Andrews, Ellen Shapiro – healers, teachers and workshop leaders. OCHO Art + Event Space, 8 State Road 38, Questa. Call (575) 779-9357.