Rockaway Celebrates Labyrinth by the Sea
Saturday, May 6 marked World Labyrinth Day, making it the perfect day to celebrate the grand opening of Rockaway’s very own labyrinth, Labyrinth By the Sea by the new performance space on Beach 94th Street and Shore Front Parkway.
The ceremony was hosted by Dr. Nancy Gahles, founder of Health & Harmony Wellness Education, and the creator of Labyrinth By The Sea in Rockaway. As neighbors gathered around the walk and meditate upon the labyrinth, they were treated to music by Aerial Acoustics.
Dr. Gahles spoke of the name of the new NYC Parks project. “We needed a name that would resonate with all the people. A name that would connect with labyrinths around the world. Labyrinth By the Sea, a moving meditation, was approved,” she said. She thanked former Rockaway Parks Administrator Portia Dyrenforth, who was present for the ceremony, as well as the Rockaway Civic Association, for helping to make the project possible.