What's Going On Around Town
In Shadows and Mirrors, discover how to counter oppression without vilifying, dissociating, burning out or losing touch with yourself. Instructor Gina Sharpe of the New York Insight Meditation Center has extensive experience fostering dialogue about race, gender and the urgency of equality. 10a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., May 6. Fire Lotus Temple, 500 State St., Brooklyn. $75
See a preview of A Goddessy, a feminist survival story produced by LAVA, an award-winning acrobatic dance company formed in 2000 to explore women’s experiences through movement and teamwork. $10. 7-7:45 p.m. Sat., May 6. Laughing Lotus Yoga, 636 6th Ave., 3rd Fl.
Get on the Yoga Trail, a New York-based group that began in 2011 to inspire people to reconnect with Nature, even in Manhattan. Now open every Saturday and Sunday, Yoga Trail offers classes in Central Park for outdoor yoga followed up with a picnic to relax and socialize. Please bring a mat, anything you'd need for the class and the picnic and arrive 15 minutes early to save your spot and get settled in. $15. 11:45 a.m., Sun., May 7.
Central Park’s Sheep’s Meadow via 59th St. and 7th Ave.