Minocqua WI • 5.25.19 & 5.26.19 • Scott Reed Theatre

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Music and yoga come to Minocqua May 25 & 26

MINOCQUA WI - Jerry and Tara Woolpy will host singer songwriter and Old Town School of Folk Music instructor Mark Dvorak and certified yoga instructor Marianne Mohrhusen for three events on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26. The events are sponsored by Bats in the Boathouse Press and will take place rain or shine at the Scott Reed Memorial Theatre, 8395 Woolpy Drive.

The Woolpys live in a spacious, renovated home on Lake Kawaguesaga  It is also the headquarters for Bats in the Boathouse Press, which has published several of Tara Woolpy's novels.

On Saturday, May 25 at 6:00 pm, Dvorak will return to their concert series. “Mark has been a favorite in Mincocqua,” said Jerry Woolpy, a retired professor at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. “We’re delighted to have him return and to also have Marianne as our guest Yoga instructor.

On Sunday, May 26 at 9:00 am, Mohrhusen will present an hour of gentle yoga. Since retiring from teaching kindergarten in 2016, Mohrhusen has presented yoga classes to people of all ages and abilities.

“I am so excited to visit the Woolpys again in their lovely home and yoga studio,” said Mohrhusen. “We’ll have an hour of gentle yoga with a combination of flowing seated and standing sequences and meditative breath work. A yoga session is a great compliment to Mark’s music.”

“Yoga is like music,” she said. “The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind and the harmony of the soul."

Also on Sunday from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Dvorak will lead the Acoustic Community Jam & Sing Along. Players of acoustic instruments and singers are welcome to attend and join in. Beginners are especially welcome.

In 2012 Dvorak was named "Chicago's Troubadour" by WFMT 98.7 fm fine arts radio and is the recipient of FARM Lantern Bearer Award for his contribution to the field of folk music.  His songwriting has been called "wondrous," and "profound." His performance "an elegant balancing act of the traditional, the original and the powerful." The Chicago Tribune calls him "masterful," while SING OUT! magazine says, "Dvorak shines!” 

The concert is open to the public and reservations are recommended. A $10 - $20 donation to the artist is suggested.

The class fee for Gentle Yoga is $10. Reservations are recommended. The Sunday All-Acoustic Community Jam and Sing Along is free to the public.  

RSVP to Jerryw@earlham.edu to reserve a seat for the Saturday concert or the Sunday yoga class. Or phone 715 356 6276.

Learn more about Mark Dvorak at www.markdvorak.com. Visit Marianne Mohrhusen at www.yogamohr.org.

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