Event Date: 2019-11-16 09:00:00
MIAMI, FL – On Saturday, November 16, 2019, the University of Miami will host its inaugural FREE UM Yoga Day Festival.
This all-day, wanderlust-like event will bring together an amazing and eclectic collective of the University’s elite Yoga and mindfulness-inspired professors, faculty members, and community leaders who will introduce healthy lifestyle alternatives to South Florida wellness enthusiasts and all Miami Hurricane students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends & family members.
The daytime festival will offer Yoga, mindfulness, and meditation sessions from 9 AM – 6 PM and includes Owner of South Beach’s Tropical Vinyasa Yoga Paul Toliuszus, Former NFL Football star D.J. Townsel, UM Gratitude Expert Lunthita Duthely EdD, Co-Owner of Coconut Grove’s Dharma Yoga Studio Natalie Morales, UM MBSR instructor Gus Castellanos M.D., Instagram Yoga Influencer Cathy Madeo, UM Dance & Movement Therapist Carol Kaminsky, Owner of Nityananda Yoga Center Shaman Chet Alexander, Meditation Expert Faheem Mujahid, Host of Sos Talks Money Adam Sosnick, Owner of Miami Sports Chiropractic and Yoga Center Sandra Doman D.C., and many other wonderful presenters, UM scholars, and UM Wellness Center teachers.
The nighttime feel-good live music festivities will feature an opening set by local artist, Johan Danno, followed by a showcase acoustic performance by Drew McManus, lead singer for the hit band, Satsang, fresh off their 2019 album release, Kulture.
Those not into formal Yoga and meditation classes can participate in a lunchtime Yoga-themed scavenger hunt, check out our Acro Yoga play area, attend a speakers panel on Reclaiming Wellness, find nourishment at the UM juice bar and food trucks, relax in the beautiful Wellness Center atrium, and take their kiddos to the Kids Zone that’ll have morning classes and activities for the little yogins.
UM Yoga Day is sponsored by the UM Wellness Department, UMindfulness, UM Student Affairs, Meditating Mascots, and College Yoga Day.
Artists / Speakers: Music: Drew McManus/Satsang, Music: Johan Danno
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