Today we begin our series: Live Like a Local, with a focus on some of our favorite Yoga Studios in the area.  No matter what your interest or ability, the Hudson Valley, and Catskills regions are sure to have a yoga class that suits your physical and spiritual needs.Today we feature a few local favorites in Woodstock NY.  Famous for its history as a music and arts center, Woodstock has also been a mecca for spiritual seekers and is home to three busy yoga studios offering classes at all levels.  #LiveLikeALocal 

Shakti Yoga / 1685 Sawkill Road, Woodstock NY

Shakti Yoga has studios not only in Woodstock but also in nearby Saugerties and Kingston, NY. The yoga studio offers a variety of classes and workshops in the Aryuveda tradition- a…

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Welcome to 433 Tongore Road a place where country meets modern giving you the BEST of both worlds.  This stunning renovated cottage sits back off a quiet country road and offers all the modern amenities you'd want. 

433 Tongore Road, Kingston NY  / Click HERE to see Full Listing

Spacious eat-in country kitchen with custom wood cabinets, granite countertops, butcher block prep island, stainless steel appliances and wine cooler cabinet is perfect for entertaining. Separate formal dining room with an oversized window offers plenty of light. 

There are 2 bedrooms on the first floor with full bath and a shared laundry room; and, you'll love spending time in the stunning craftsman cedar screened-in porch.  

Upstairs you'll find the…

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It's that time of year to "show the love"! Valentine's Day is synonymous with flowers, a box of chocolates, or a special dinner for two. This year, why not try something different? The Catskills and Hudson Valley towns like Phoenicia, Woodstock, Kingston, and Saugerties – are not only scenic havens, they're also home to many world-class artisans and craftspeople that fill our stores with an array of goods- perfect for gifting your loved one. Here's a list of local shops and boutiques you should know about if you're looking to "wow" that special someone!  #LiveLikeALocal

Phoenicia, NY

This sweet village 23 miles west of NYS Thruway Exit 19 is surrounded by the rolling Catskill mountains and nearby skiing and hiking trails. Phoenicia’s Main…

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Driving upstate from NYC on a Friday night for a weekend of leisure in the Hudson Valley? Good move. Your energy level dials down to “mellow”  as you approach Exit 19. The last thing on your mind is sitting in a busy restaurant, or worse yet - having to cook dinner. Well, let me introduce you to  Eat Drink 28.

Named after Route 28, the main artery that runs from East to West uniting Kingston with Woodstock, Olive, Phoenicia, Shandaken and beyond, is a small shopping plaza that happens to offer some of the best food dishes and ingredients available in the Hudson Valley.  

Dubbed “Eat Drink 28 Gourmet Row”, the shops in this plaza offer a variety of foods and drink —including smoked salmon, fresh pasta, wine, gourmet take-out, and…

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An enchanting colonial home rich in history, privately sited on one of Woodstock's most scenic, sought after, dead-end roads is on the market and ready for its new owner!  

551 Mink Hollow Road/ Woodstock NY  See full listing HERE

You will love this 4 bed, 3 bath main house with a heated saline in-ground gunite pool,  a pool house with full bath, a deck with a Jacuzzi, plus an outdoor shower. Plus, there are stone steps leading to the stream that runs through the property. How’s that for weekend entertaining? 

The first level starts with a gracious hallway that leads to the grand living room with beamed and vaulted ceilings, and a custom river stone fireplace. Tall French doors lead to the outdoor patio. The bright first level master…

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