Labyrinth Celebration 2024

Come join us as we celebrate the Labyrinth’s 21st birthday. All are welcome. There is no charge for attending this event. Cash donations are much appreciated.

This event will go on rain or shine so bring your friends and enjoy the energy. We will be outdoors unless rain sends us inside.

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Schedule of Events

Times may vary due to the weather and the number of people participating.

During the event, there will be a sign-up table for classes and more information about our yoga center, and to join our newsletter. An Energy Table and workers will be on the premises. Instruction on how to draw the labyrinth and a paper will also be available to take home for you to share.

12 pm – 1:30 pm

  • BJ Mosher, Veriditas  Labyrinth facilitator, will introduce the  Labyrinth, and give walking information and a lecture.
  • There will be a blessing by Steven Williams and Nancy Pfeil  (Labyrinth founder for our center), followed by a smudging before walking the Labyrinth.
  • Inspirational cards will be available to choose from before and after the walk with the help of Madison Cantwell Baitz.
  • Sound bowl and tuning forks with Michelle Gaeta during the walk.
  • The Plein Air artist will be on the grounds painting this event and the surrounding scenery. Jan will have an extra easel and paint set up, so perhaps give painting and the brush strokes a try. You might find a new meditative practice.

1:30 to 2:30 pm

  • Kim Ward Tyron will be lecturing on the history of singing bowls and their modern-day use as a meditative tool. She will also talk about the different types of crystal and metal bowls, and the impact sound notes have on the chakras.
  • Kim will be using her crystal bowls for the Labyrinth walk along with everyone else who would like to join in.

2:45 to 3:00 pm

  • Clancy Cox will be teaching: Introduction to Chanting: Use your voice to balance your nervous system.

3:00 -3:15 pm

  • All Labyrinth walk along with Clancy’s chanting. In the center of the labyrinth, we will do a “Scream” to release pent-up feelings that have been building up inside everyone followed by three beautiful Ohms.

3:20-3:40 pm

  • Singing bowls by Roxanne Turturro while walking the Labyrinth doing the scarf dance. Please feel free to bring your lightweight scarves for this event. BJ and Madison will be leading this lighthearted dance and movement. join in with your singing bowls.

3:40-4:00 pm

  • Introduction to Cacao Ceremony with Cheryl Corcoran and BJ Mosher with the last Labyrinth walk. 
  • Closing with a loving circle at the end of the event.

Bring your singing bowls, scarves, and your smiles. See you at the event.


Elizabeth Mosher
BJ Mosher: Our Guest Lecturer is Elizabeth BJ Mosher, cofounder of Realm Shift along with her dearly departed friend Wanda Winters. Both were part of building this Labyrinth at the Kripalu Yoga and Wellness Center and promoted energy and psychic events and classes for the past 30 years. BJ is a trained Veriditas Labyrinth facilitator who lectures and teaches people how to draw Labyrinths.
BJ is a Reiki and Karuna Master and has taught Reiki at Jefferson Community College. In addition, she practices IET ( integrated energy therapy), Ama Deus, Reconnection therapy. Touch for Health, Healing Angels,
Mindful mediation Walks, Cacao Ceremonies, Breathwork, and other modalities she incorporates into her classes. She works with crystal and chakras, especially in the Labyrinth. BJ has trained with Lauren Artress, Donna Eden, Hank Wesselman in Hawaii, Alberto Villodo, Kathleen Barnes, Maryann Crouse, Don Brennan, Wanda Winters, Norma Gee, and Caroline Bodie and has had a Tibetan Monk attunement.

For the past seven years, BJ has been leading the TILT Meditation Walks in the North Country.
For 20 years, she has been on the Board of Directors at the Kripalu and Wellness Center in Adams Center NY, and is their Resident Labyrinth facilitator.

BJ and her husband Alex have the Treasure Island shop and an Energy Center called
Realm Shift in the beautiful Thousand Islands in Alexandria Bay. They live in Eleuthera, Bahamas in the winter where she started a meditation group in 2005 and builds Beach Labyrinths.
Nancy Pfeil
Nancy Pfeil: When Nancy and her husband retired in the early 90s, they traveled all over the Southwest and began walking labyrinths. When she came home, she felt strongly that we needed a labyrinth at the Kripalu Yoga and Wellness Center. Nancy connected with labyrinth facilitator and builder Marty Cain, who agreed to construct a labyrinth and put on a workshop, teaching us to dowse, map out, and build a permanent 70-foot labyrinth on our property. We acquired a grant to pay for the materials and additional supplies and bricks were donated to us. Family and friends joined together to create the labyrinth, which was completed in three days in May of 2003.

Nancy is a founding member of the Kripalu Yoga and Wellness Center and has been a part of the center for over 50 years, including being the current President. She’s been a yoga teacher for over 40 years and attributes a lifetime of healing and good health to yoga. Nancy feels blessed to have been a part of KYWC over the years.
clancy cox 2024
Clancy Cox, RYT 200, is an Integral Yoga instructor and classically trained soprano. She combines the healing power of yoga, Chanting, and song. She coaches introverts to recognize and break free from emotional manipulation tactics used by narcissistic personalities. Offering for June 15: an introduction to Chanting: use your voice to balance your nervous system.
Roxanne Turturro
Roxanne Turturro is the owner and operator of Sound ~n~ Motion Wellness, Inc. She loves helping others recognize and reach their higher potential through a variety of alternative healing modalities. Roxanne has offered Reiki sessions since 2007 as a certified Reiki practitioner, Levels 1 and 2. She was certified as a Reiki Master and Teacher through the International Center for Reiki Training in 2010. In addition, she is a certified Hatha Yoga Instructor through the Royal School of Yoga (2017) and has a Diploma In Integral Sound Healing, with Crystal Bowls Certified from the Sound Healing Academy in the United Kingdom (2023). Roxanne offers individual and group healing sessions, implementing all of her many gifts.
Madison Cantwell Baitz
MadisoMadison Cantwell Baitz: Raised on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, and venturing off into the green and white mountains and energetic vortex of Green Mountain College in Vermont, Madison acquired a taste for herbal medicine and meditation. Her college courses were unique in spirituality, exploration, and becoming closer to Earth, our home, and our environment. Over the past decade, she has taught herself Oracle readings in mediumship with the divine conscious energy and Fairy realm and cards. Madison was Reiki Master certified from BJ Mosher in 2023 after studying with her for ten years on various modalities.

Madison has two young children who she is raising to be conscious of their connection of body mind and spirit.

Kim Ward Tryon
Kimberly Ward-Tryon is a retired Shamanic practitioner, Reiki Master, and healer. Her training and background include holistic nutrition, dream interpretation, IET (Integrated Energy Therapy), Usui Reiki, member of the American Association of Certified Psychics and Mediums, ordained reverend, former radio show host of ESPsychics, and columnist for Bellesprit magazine.

Currently, Kimberly is the District manager for a high-tech National respiratory company and leads a team of 50 patient advocates that assist COPD patients in obtaining the equipment they need to have a better quality of life.
Cheryl Corcoran
Cheryle J. Corcoran lives in upstate NY on the outskirts of Gouverneur in the small town of Fowler. With an insatiable desire to know and understand how to heal herself and others, she chose to “ dive deep “ into a multitude of holistic pathways as a young adult. Cheryle has gratefully received extensive training in energy work, Usui, Holy Fire and Karuna Reiki, breath work, crystal healing, angel therapy, and meditation. She is also a Cacao Ceremony facilitator and sound bath guide. Her journey has been a constant flow of evolution. After collaborating with like-minded women, they opened a beautiful Yoga studio on Main Street in Gouverneur.
Michelle Gaeta
As “The Nutrition Musician” Michelle utilizes and educates with natural resources, wearable health stimulation technology, organic food, natural gene activation, energetic treatments with hands, stones, & crystals, a plethora of natural resources, alternative testing, ancient and music technologies to help one detox, and then bio-hack their cells to repair, restore, and revive their health, chakra, energy, body, mind & spirit balance.

Michelle’s certifications include: Functional Nutrition Education, Happiness Advantage Practitioner, Rahanni Energy Practitioner, Sound Healer in Crystal Bowls and other Instruments, Tuning Fork Sound Healing, Crystal and Chakra Healer
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Jan Byington: Members of Plein Air Painters Thousand Islands Region will be setting up easels and painting“in the open air” during the day. Plein air painting gives the artist the benefit of seeing the effects of light and shadow and the challenge of creating the feeling of that moment with paint and brush. Jan will have an extra easel and paint set up, so perhaps give painting a try. You might find a new meditative practice.

We look forward to seeing you at the Labyrinth Celebration 2024!