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Valley Falls Yoga

Monday, July 29, 2024 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM) (EDT)


A free weekly yoga series at Valley Falls State Park held Monday evenings at 6PM. All are welcome to join us for a gentle yoga and meditation flow suitable for all levels, even beginners. Enjoy the sounds of the falls and relax in the beauty of nature! This event is organized Community Captain Jess Bryzek through Active Southern WV. Active SWV requests participants and volunteers NOT attend group programs if experiencing any of the following. • Have you been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19? • Are you experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat? • Have you had a fever in the last 48 hours? • Have you had new loss of taste or smell? • Have you had vomiting or diarrhea in the last 24 hours Regarding Community Captain Programs and groups of children: All Active SWV Community Captain programs are family friendly; children are invited to attend with the expectation of a parent/guardian ratio of 1 guardian adult to 5 children. It is our expectation for larger groups of children (e.g. Scouts, youth groups, etc), that an adult to child ratio of 1 adult to 5 children be observed in ages 5 and under, and 1 adult to 10 children be observed for ages 5 and above. If you haven't already Join MemberPlus today, start here: 

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Valley Falls Rd, Fairmont, WV 26554, United States

 Drive down Valley Falls Rd. park in the large parking area by the Falls, walk across the small bridge over the railroad tracks, and we will be in the green space by the falls 

Monday, July 29, 2024 (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM) (EDT)
Marion County
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Thank you to our July program sponsor, The Ponderosa Lodge and Farm! With ten bedrooms and bathrooms accommodating up to 32 people, The Ponderosa Lodge is ideal for large group events. The farm is conveniently located on Route 60 just a few miles outside of the New River Gorge National Park.

The Ponderosa is run by Jorene Soto and Ken Toney, who are also dedicated Community Captains for Active SWV as well as frequent race participants. 

Learn more about the Ponderosa and how you can book your stay here.

FREE MEMBERSHIP: Save time before you arrive to any Active SWV program by completing the Active SWV online membership. Member Plus will give you 24/7 easy access to real-time communications from Active SWV on your mobile device. This includes access to program updates, changes, and immediate notification of cancellations. Member Plus will also store your waiver consent across all activities. No more filling out forms on-site so you can go right into getting active!

PAIN AND FATIGUE TEST: Volunteers are unable to assess participants ability to complete physical activity. If you are unsure, please complete this pain and fatigue test and contact your physician accordingly before participating in an activity.


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Active SWV Program Participants are to abide by the following Code of Conduct. Active SWV strives to create a welcoming atmosphere free of any type of harassment for all our community members.


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NOTICE: The volunteers, participants, and partners acknowledge and understand that exposure to disease-causing organisms, such as COVID-19, and personal contact with others, including but not limited to participants, non-participants, organizers, volunteers, onlookers, and other individuals in the activity/program involves a certain degree of risk that could result in illness, permanent disability or death. Participants acknowledge that Active SWV has not screened or tested any of the participants for such diseases. After fully and carefully considering all the potential risks involved, participants hereby assume the same and agree to release and hold harmless Active SWV and its employees, officers, agents, volunteers, vendors, and contractors from and against all claims and liability resulting from exposure to disease causing organisms such as COVID-19.