Morning Notes

Love Your Body Yoga Festival 2016

Gender Protection Addition Causes Ire At FCPS Board Meeting — Security had to escort several audience members out of the Fairfax County School Board meeting Thursday night after a discussion to amend FCPS’ Student Rights and Responsibilities policy to align the student handbook with the district’s nondiscrimination policy. Board discussion also turned heated when several members wanted to postpone the vote until June 30. That motion failed and the change to the policy passed. [Washington Post]

Biking On Track During  SafeTrack — Area transportation officials say the number of people biking to work last week was up there with “Bike to Work Day.” Double the usual number of riders were counted last Monday, the first day of SafeTrack work on the Blue, Orange and Silver Lines. [WJLA]

Tour the New North County Governmental Center — The public is invited to the grand opening of the North County Governmental Center (1801 Cameron Glen Dr.) on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The new facility, completed last year, houses the Fairfax County Police Reston District Station, as well as the Hunter Mill Supervisors office. In addition to tours there will be  members of the K-9 unit; a landing of the police helicopter; motorcycle squad demonstrations and more family fun.

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The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.

The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.

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Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.

He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

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