Student: Hey Bridget, is VibeWell a yoga marathon? I have a shoulder thing going on and I’m worried about taking 3 or 4 yoga classes in one day. I feel like I won’t make it.
Bridget: Oh I LOVE YOU and I am so happy you asked…
And here’s how we answered that extremely important pre-VibeWell Festival question:
The VibeWell Yoga Festival can be absolutely anything you want it to be! (read on – all the way)
Yoga marathon? Absolutely, and in all the best ways. Attendees will have the chance to learn from some of the most incredible yoga teachers in the world (most of which are NJ residents). That being said, there is plenty of relaxation, restoration, and rejuvenation in our kick-asana schedule. Wanna flex your pranic power? See Bridget, Phyllicia, and Jess. Ready for some self-loving vibes? Go Jillian, Ellen, Karena, and Johnny. Want to leave with a whole new understanding of how to move? See Vanessa, Jess, and Ellen right away (Jillian and Karena too).
8 AM to 8:45 AM: Rise and Release with Bridget Riepl
9 AM to 10:30 AM: Inner Bliss, Outer Glow with Karena Virginia
11 AM to 1 PM: Aligning with the Rhythm and Wisdom of Autumn with Jillian Pransky
1:30 – 3 PM Abundant Lotus: A Hip-Opening Journey and Mythology Workshop with Ellen Mosko
Asbury Lanes, Sponsored by ChillRxCryotherapy
8:30 AM – 9:45 AM: 75 Minutes to Awakening with Johnny Scifo
10 AM to 11:30 AM: Goddess Flow: Opening Your Heart and Awakening Your Soul with Phyllicia Bonanno
11:45 AM to 1 PM: Letting Go of the Physical (Because it Can’t Always Be a Tight Asana) with Vanessa Van Noy
1:30 – 2:45 PM: Strength, Transformation, and Levitation Through the Art of Arm Balances Jess Stickler
But don’t think for even one second that this is all about the physical.
We have incredible talks planned, meditation, sound healing, a yogic journey around the world from the POV of the world’s foremost yoga photographer, tips and tricks to teach you how to snap a world-class image with your cell phone camera (thank you, Robert Sturman), yogic photo sessions, and opportunities to work energy healers offering cryotherapy, massages, chakra balancing, reiki, cupping, and numerology – and all of that is happening ALL DAY LONG. Book your healing sessions now – they will sell out!
So yes, you can do “yoga” (on the mat) – but you can also find your tribe, feel the vibe, and live your best life in so many other ways.
Ready to sit and soak in some mental magic? Join us in the Danny Clinch Gallery. Here is what you can expect, all sponsored by MINDRISE!
Meditation and Sound Healing with April Puciata and Bridget Lyons (two sessions)
Love Yourself, Heal Yourself with Stephanie Moore
Fire Your Fears with Bailey Frumen, founder of MINDRISE
Yoga and Inclusivity, NOW: A Panel Discussion with Lockey Maisonneuve, Stephanie Barrios-Cullins, Phyllicia Bonanno, and Alisha DeLorenzo
And how will we all finish our VibeWell Festival day?
We are going to do it together, in the Asbury Lanes, with Robert Sturman. You won’t want to miss it.
Join world-renowned artist/photographer, Robert Sturman, as he and his camera take us around the globe. This photographic exploration highlights the power of yoga to unite people across cultural and physical divides.
Sturman’s work has given him the opportunity to make art with yogis in Kenya, Italy, Thailand, Israel, Cuba, to name but a few. From United States prisons to orphanages in Africa and the streets of Palestine, he has photographed all walks of life, embodying yoga poses with equanimity and grace. So many people, so many stories: breast cancer survivors, Maasai Warriors, Hasidic Jews, police officers, soldiers and inmates serving life sentences, each one a unique expression of humanity.
“For me, making art is about much more than a pretty picture. My responsibility as an artist is to capture the intrinsic beauty and irreducible value of every subject, to awaken compassion and to use art to inspire humanity to move forward, reaching towards our greatest potential.”
Robert will also be sharing a few secrets on how to make powerful, poetic images, celebrating the beautiful art of yoga. One of these secrets is already within your grasp, as many of his published works have been captured through the lens of his phone.
So that’s the deal, and we need you there to FEEL it. Actually, we need you to spread the word and share it – and we want to show you our love and gratitude when you do. Share this image on IG in your stories (tag us) and share it on FB (tag us). We’ll choose one winner and give them some swag at the festival to say THANK YOU!
Tag a few friends and we’ll give you double (or more) chances to win. Trust us, the swag is good (great).
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