Bend Park of the Week: Riverbend Park

Riverbend Park is a large, community park located right on the Deschutes River. A large lawn encircled with benches and trees provides a nice place to relax in the sunshine. River access allows people with paddleboards, tubes, kayaks and other river craft to get down to the water. A large sign by the river’s edge […]

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Come together: Free Movement Festival 2017

My pursuit of better movement and filling in my own movement gaps led me to take a pilgrimage to Southern California. In Santa Ana, a movement was rising. Capoeira Batuque  joined forces with teachers of dance, parkour, acrobatics, martial arts and yoga to share their knowledge, passion, and expression with each other and with anyone interested […]


Bend Park of the Week: Harmon Park

Located adjacent to the Deschutes River, Harmon Park is a great place to play. Two ballfields provide space for organized sports, while three creative play structures and a wide, open field provide endless opportunities for more spontaneous and inventive movement. With easy access, proximity to downtown, and views of the river, Harmon Park is a […]