The Yoga Barn in West Tisbury is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this weekend.


Tao Porchon will be on the Island from August 15 through 19 leading yoga classes at the Yoga Barn.


Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche translates Buddhist methods into techniques for creating inner peace, kindness and compassion. He will give two free talks next week at the Yoga Barn.


The Yoga Barn in Chilmark and Adult and Community Education of Martha’s Vineyard (ACE MV) have teamed up to provide a nine-week yoga teacher training course. The classes will take place one weekend per month from September through May 2013. College credits from Florida State University are available.

Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche leads a dharma talk on meditation tonight, August 9, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Yoga Barn, located on South Road in Chilmark. The talk focuses on creating space in daily life.

Rinpoche is one of the heads of the Taklung Kagyu Lineage. He is abbot of several monasteries in Nepal, assists monasteries and practice centers in Tibet and heads dharma centers in North America and Asia. His teachings are nonsectarian, combining the teachings of the Vajrayana, Mahayana and Theravada.

Acupuncture at the Yoga Barn Licensed acupuncturist Iris Gold has returned to Five Seasons Acupuncture at the Yoga Barn in West Tisbury for the summer season. Ms. Gold has more than 29 years of experience using herbs and supplements to address issues such as digestive disorders, headaches, stress and chronic pain. Ms. Gold is available Monday afternoons at the Yoga Barn; call 508-645-9642, extension 4 to make an appointment.