Second Annual “YOGA ON THE GREEN”

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Would you like to be part of a movement to fight cancer while experiencing a day of yoga, friendship and positivity in a beautiful outdoor setting? Please join us on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Huntington Park from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for a fun-filled morning of yoga activities interspersed with messages of hope with proceeds helping fund cutting-edge cancer research in Ohio.

This unique event will bring together health-focused individuals like yourself, participating in yoga sessions lead by professional instructors. You’ll enjoy relaxing music on the baseball stadium field with magnificent views of downtown Columbus.

The morning will begin at 8 a.m. and run until 12 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a yoga session led by Julie Wilkes, featuring Metta Stick Yoga, motivational speaker Michele Faith, movement to African Drums with Victoria Frye and closing with restorative yoga and meditation with Liz Baldridge.

Ohio Cancer Research is an independent, statewide, nonprofit organization dedicated to the cure and prevention of cancer, and the reduction of its debilitating effects through aggressive basic seed-money research, cancer information and awareness.

EVENT SCHEDULE

EVENT SCHEDULE

8:00 am: REGISTRATION

  • Gates Open
  • Mat set up
  • Registration open all morning

8:10 am: VENDOR MARKET OPEN

  • Vendor Market open all morning

8:30 am: WELCOME

  • Speaker: Bill Boggess, OCR Executive Director

8:45 am: CLASS 1

  • Metta Stick Yoga with Julie Wilkes
  • Metta Sticks provided

9:30 am: BREAK 1

  • Vendor Break
  • Chair Massages
  • Relaxation Session with Michele Winship (Aromatherapy and Breath)

9:50 am: MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER

  • Speaker: Michele Faith (breast cancer survivor)

10:00 am: CLASS 2

  • Victoria Frye, featuring Yoga Vibes and Drums

10:45 am: BREAK 2

  • Vendor Break
  • Chair Massages
  • Relaxation Session with Michele Winship (Aromatherapy and Breath)

11:00 am: CLASS 3

  • Restorative Meditation with Liz Baldridge

11:45 am: NAMASTE

  • Door Prize Giveaway (must be present to win)
  • Vendor Break
  • Chair Massages
  • Relaxation Session with Michele Winship (Aromatherapy and Breath)

INSTRUCTORS AND SPEAKERS:

Julie Wilkes, Julie is the North American Wellness Lead for Accenture, a Global Fortune 500 Company, CEO and Owner of Seven Studios (a yoga and fitness studio), published author of The 7 Life Miracles, a Life Coach, a motivational speaker and an entrepreneur, owning several companies, including: good energy by SEVEN aromatherapy product line, an online life coaching series and a public speaking academy. She has also created the Metta Stick Yoga Movement which is launching in the U.S. this year.

Michele Faith is a certified EMBER teacher (trauma sensitive yoga), a certified Pranayama teacher and a Reiki Master. During her battle with breast cancer in 2018, Michele personally felt the supportive power of yoga. Through meditation, breath work and gentle yoga movements, she was able to heal physically and emotionally.

Liz Baldridge is a 500hr RYT who specializes in Therapeutic, Yin, Restorative and Hatha Yoga. She is also an iRest level 1 teacher in training and loves to teach meditation. She believes that yoga is for everyBODY and EVERYbody and her heartfelt desire in life is to support people in finding ways to relax their bodies and minds with the help of yoga.

Victoria Frye has worked in the fitness industry for over 3 decades and discovered Yoga about 9 years ago. While in search of something “more”, her yoga journey led to becoming a 200 RYT, 100 Hr EMBER Trauma Sensitive (2017) and resilience-focused yoga teacher. She is also the founder of Black Lotus Sanctuary which is a holding space for freedom & safety in movement, expression, thoughts & conversation.

WHAT TO BRING:

Yourself, your yoga mat, and a friend if you’d like!

FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS:
Bottled water, coffee and snacks provided throughout the morning.

ADMISSION INCLUDES:
Access to all yoga sessions and activites, vendor market, music, a chance for door prizes, and a swag bag and comfy Yoga On The Green t-shirt for first 300 registrants.

APPAREL AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE:
You can purchase these stylish Yoga On The Green shirts available at check out.

Turquoise Tank: $25 each, pick up day of event.

Gray Hoodie: $35 each, pick up day of event.

PARKING:

There are several public parking lots located around the stadium.
Arena District Parking

For more information or questions, call (614) 224-1127

SPONSORING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE:

A variety of corporate sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Lisa Hunt at Ohio Cancer Research (614) 224-1127 or lisa@ohiocancer.org.

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