MEMPHIS YOGA FESTIVAL, LLC
In partnership with:
MIND BODY HAUS, SUNDARA WELLNESS & YOGA BY THE BARN
Saturday, April 13, 2019
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Join our first annual Rise Yoga Spring Fest!
Enjoy an enriching yoga experience that will awaken your body, clear your mind, and enliven your spirit!
This rejuvenating fest will consist of more than 15 yoga classes and presentations, each designed to renew your vitality in a casual, like minded, and friendly community.
Offerings will consist of Yoga, Pilates, Ayruveda, Tai Chi, and Yoga Nidra...something for everyBODY from challenging to beginner levels!
Enjoy live music, healthy food, and a plethora of alternative and holistic modalities throughout the day...inside, outside, salty, and upside down!
Spring Is On The Way...And You Won't Want To Miss This Transformational Spring Renewal Day!
$25.00 in advance
RISE YOGA SPRING FEST CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
8:30 - 9:45 AM
Spring Into Yoga - Plant the seeds for growth, transformation and change in this Vinyasa class led by Certified Yoga Instructor Jimmie Miller of Yoga by the Barn, accompanied with live music provided by Certified Yoga Instructor/ Musician Steve Black of Better Bodies Yoga. BBY1
10:00 - 10:45 AM
Astro Yoga - Tune into the stars and planets with Certified Astrologer and Yoga Instructor Cahdlah (Calla) Forsythe-Barrie as she combines astrological forecasts with yoga flow to help you absorb the energy of the day. Throughout class Calla explores each pose offering explanations about the energies that are cultivated during the practice. Garden
MB Haus Yoga - A challenging and dynamic power Vinyasa class with Certified Yoga Instructors Rachel Russ and Jocelyn Brunotte of Mind Body Haus Yoga Studio that includes creative flow rooted in intelligent vinyasa sequencing. BBY1
Intro to Ayurveda - Ayurveda is a 5,000 year old Indian system of care that addresses the mind, body, and spirit holistically. More than a mere system of treating illness, Ayurveda is a science of life ( Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge). It offers a body of wisdom designed to help people stay vibrant and healthy while realizing their full human potential. Interactive presentation with Certified Life Coach and Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist Susan Waits. Salt Caves
10:00 - 11:15 AM
Yin and Pin - Yin Yoga combined with Acupuncture is an excellent way to de-stress and balance the flow of energy or life force — known as Qi (chee). Board Certified Acupuncture Physician Candace Billings of Sundara Wellness, and Certified Yin Yoga Instructor Kevin Wheet of Better Bodies Yoga, come together to help you improve circulation, increase energy, and balance mind, body, and Qi. BBY2
11:00 - 11:45 AM
YOLLET - Yollet, with founder Stacey Hollingsworth is a combination and perfect union of rhythmic dance, ballet, and yoga that renews optimism, releases tension, and cultivates your inner child and most creative self. No dance experience necessary...just a willingness to have fun! Garden
Relax, Renew, and Restore Yoga with Essential Oils - This restorative and relaxing class led by Certified Yoga Instructor Instructor Ruthie O'Ryan of Better Bodies Yoga will be enhanced with healing essential oils by Jenn from Essential Oils during each and every relaxing breath. Restorative yoga poses and essential oils when used together promote relaxation, balance emotions, and a renewed sense of clarity. BBY1
Inner Spring Cleaning - “Wring Out Winter Into Spring” This vinyasa flow class with Certified Yoga Instructor Ashley Berryhill of Better Bodies Yoga focuses on the benefits of twisting in an effort to bring suppleness back into the spine, and to cleanse away the heaviness effects that accumulate in the body over the cold months of winter. Restore blood flow to your spine and cleanse your digestive tract so you will feel lighter, refreshed, and ready to “Spring” into the season of renewal. Salt Caves
12:00 - 12:45 PM
Begin and Begin...AGAIN! - Beginning your yoga journey? Been away from your mat for a while? Need to reconnect to your roots? “Begin and Begin, Again!” with Certified Yoga Instructor Jessica Fredrick of Better Bodies Yoga will give you a gentle fresh start to begin and grow a new yoga practice, or ”begin again”. BBY1
Flip It and Reverse It - This fun class with Certified Yoga Instructor Heidi Reese of Better Bodies Yoga will take you through familiar poses in an unfamiliar order. Change your routine...change your perspective. BBY2
Tai Chi - Learn about the benefits of Tai Chi and enjoy this ancient Chinese practice with Milan Vigil of Downtown Yoga that combines slow, deliberate movement combined with calming breathing exercises. The flowing rhythmic movements promote better circulation, balance, and mindfulness. Restore, renew, and replenish your Qi (energy) in this peaceful practice. Garden
1:00 - 1:45 PM
Pilates for Vitality - This class with Certified Pilates/Yoga Instructor Scarlett Montesi of Better Bodies Yoga will stabilize and strengthen your core. When you develop deep core muscles and direct energy around the navel area where we process food and emotions, you will cultivate the qualities of vitality and confidence from the inside out. Salt Caves
“Enlightened on The Great Yoga Wall®” - Awaken and heighten your yoga practice with Certified IAYT Yoga Instructor Karen Moss of Better Bodies Yoga using this innovative Iyengar based wall system of adjustable straps, bars, and harnesses. Great for all levels of students such as beginners learning basic yoga poses, students seeking flexibility, stability, and balance, or students who want to fine tune familiar or more challenging poses. Your body will thank you during and after class!! BBY2
“Natural Rhythms Flow” - From MOUNTAINS, RIVERS, the SKY, and Earth’s CORE, to Yoga! Get in touch with your natural rhythm with Certified Yoga Instructor Nicolette Edwards of Sundara Wellness. Celebrate our natural spring energy and the elements from deep within...as we are all elementally connected to nature and part of the wild. Flow like the water, get fired up, root to rise, connect with earth, and breathe deeply. This vinyasa class offers a core and hip-opening vinyasa sequence to generate heat from within, balance challenges that encourage us to connect with the earth, and organic fluid movement that ebbs and flows - all woven together with the breath. Garden
“Bloom, Flow and Grow” - It’s time to awaken from winter’s cocoon and blossom into Spring with Certified Yoga Instructor Rosalyn Ross of Better Bodies Yoga. Like the lotus flower that emerges from the muddy depths of murky waters...you too can choose to grow toward the light and life in this energetic, challenging and fun flow class. BBY1
2:00 - 2:30 PM
Yoga Nidra, “Awaken to Spring” - Yoga Nidra (guided relaxation or yogic sleep) offers us a space to explore and relax into stillness, soften our inner judgements, gain new insights, and greet the the birth of a new season with an abundance of inner peace and calm. Plant the seeds of change and renewal for Spring in this powerful practice of conscious sleep with Certified Yoga Instructor Helen Singleton of Better Bodies Yoga. BBY1