Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Newtown Community Center, 5 Simpson St, Newtown, CT
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Festival Welcome & Morning Warm-Up
Transformation begins here! More Details to come…
Back by Popular Demand! Your opportunity to try different styles of yoga as well as meet local teachers from surrounding yoga studios.
Morning Community Class
Join us for a vigorous morning session.
The Courtyard – Vendor Village
If you don’t want to participate in the community class, take a stroll out to the courtyard. The courtyard offers our vendor village, food, live music and pop up wellness demonstrations. Everything you could ask for from conscious companies. Shop and support our local vendors. The market is open to the general public as well as NYF attendees.
Celebrate and get your groove on with Joanne Keane – Journey Dance.
Yoga is to everlastingly dance the dance of oneness. The JourneyDance™ Flow leads participants on a ritual journey of physical and emotional transformation. Through breath, sweat, and expression, you gain a palpable experience of yourself as pure powerful energy. JoJo is inspired to help people harness their full power and potential. She is a Shamanic Energy Healer, Yoga teacher and JourneyDancer. She has studied extensively for the past 25 years in the magic and science of harnessing the power of the Universe to shift the Mind, Brain, Body and Behaviors. Learn More
Enjoy a bite to eat from one of our local food vendors – Aquarian Catering, The Black Market Kitchen, or Seasonal Catering. If you have a sweet tooth, you can get a delicious cake or cookies from Crave Custom Cakes & Cookies, a protein snack bar from PowerCrunch, or health products from Juice Plus+.
Listen to live melodius music of The Bindu Band. Audience participation is encouraged in this divine call and response kirtan and bhajan chanting of ancient Sanskrit mantras, sacred poetry, and music.
You will also have some opportunities to participate in mini yoga sessions, enjoy a chair massage, have a Reiki session, or bask in sun in the courtyard.
Dharma Talk with Tao Porchon-Lynch
You will be inspired by Tao’s wonderful wisdom.
Happy Birthday to 100 year old Tao!!! She will share her wisdom on how to reach our highest potential regardless of age. In 2012, she was named “Oldest Yoga Teacher” by Guinness World Records. The twinkle in her eyes and the brightness of her spirit capture you. Her YouTube videos have garnered over two million views. In June 2015, she wowed judges on America’s Got Talent dancing with her 26-year-old partner to Pitbull’s “Fireball.” More about Tao
Then you can head out to the courtyard for lunch and get your book signed by Tao.
Afternoon Community Class
Our last community class of the day features Stephen Cope who will lead a yoga class followed by meditation. Leave the fest deeply rested.
Relax with a Sacred Sound Bath & Closing Mantra
TBD will perform a closing mantra and lead a powerful sacred sound and energy circle. Guiding participants into a journey through sonic bliss and sound to tap into our highest vibration of love.
Silent Auction drawing. (You must be present to pick up your item.) Last opportunity to shop at the Vendor Village.