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You Can Do Yoga at the Original Site of Woodstock

Actual Woodstock.
Actual Woodstock.
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More evidence that today's hippies are less into rock n' roll and drugs and more into, well, posing in semi-strenuous positions in unison with one another: The original 1969 site of the Woodstock Music & Arts Fair will play host to a yoga festival.

Come September 12th, as Well + Good reports, the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in upstate New York will turn into Live Well, Be Well—a day of lectures, a yogi master class with headliner Gwen Lawrence, a DJ set, plus special sessions of niche forms of yoga like Acroyoga, children's yoga, and gentle yoga.

"Yoga has a significant history at our site," said CEO Darlene Fedun. "Woodstock's opening ceremony was performed by Sri Swami Satchidananda (the founder of Integral yoga), and yoga instructor Tom Law soothed the crowd of nearly 500,000 with on-stage exercise in-between music sets." Tickets, which cost $69 in advance and $79 the day-of, are available here. Just be sure to take some pictures of the nearby Woodstock museum to show your dad.