Compiled by Arcenio J. Trujillo, The Taos News
Posted 10/27/17

Transition of seasons brings changes in recreational doings in and around Taos. Enjoy the Autumn colors and stay active Taos!

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Men's basketball
The USSSA men's adult basketball league is looking for teams for the 2017-18 basketball season.

Contact Jojo Valdez at (575) 741-6061 to pick up a roster or visit Click on "team rosters," print the form and turn it in to sign up.

Deadline to register is Nov. 2 and the season will begin Nov. 6.


The YogaOne Women's Retreat is slated to take place at the Blue Sky Retreat Center in Taos from Oct. 26-29.

Women of all ages and walks of life are invited to come together in warmth and community to connect with each other and revitalize and replenish themselves.

The retreat will provide the opportunity to nourish connection in a supportive and loving environment. The weekend will include yoga, creative exploration, meditation, connecting with like-minded women and prepared organic and vegetarian meals.

For more information or to sign up for the retreat, visit

Ballet Core Fit

Looking for a great way to fit an effective workout into your week? A free Ballet Core Fit class is being offered at the new location of the Sundance Studios (across from Wired? Café). Classes take place on Tuesdays, 12:15 to 1 p.m.

This is a ballet- and Pilates-inspired full-body workout for adults of any level of fitness and dance experience.

Lengthen and strengthen, improve posture and relieve pain, balance and align your body. This free class runs between regular dance fitness contemporary classes. Participants work on the mat and center barre.
For more information, contact Jessica Grimes via email at or visit

Self-defense classes

Defendu Academy is offering self-defense classes at its new gym location.

Fun for all ages and all levels, students can sharpen their minds while getting physically fit.

Defendu offers affordably priced kickboxing, jiu jitsu, yoga and a specialized kids program. Visitors to Taos can drop in for $20.

Defendu is located at 1335 Gusdorf Road, Suite T, Taos.

For more information, visit
Demo days

Public demonstration days are scheduled at Tenderfoot Katie's, Taos Ski Valley, Dec. 15-16.

Come demo the newest skis and snowboards on the market. The event will be open to the public for two days from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the base of Lift 1. Registration is $10 for the two-day event and will be located in the Looking Glass inside Tenderfoot Katie's at the base of Lift 1.

The first day of the 2017-18 winter ski season at Taos Ski Valley is tentatively slated for Nov. 23.

For more information, visit


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