May 13, 2023
9:30a - 5p
►Notates general admission sessions
►Notates VIP Class Pass experiences (scroll to see full details for these sessions)
We open the gates at 9:30a for check-in (you can check in as late as 3:30pm)
Stop by one of our two welcome shelters to check-in and receive your wrist band:
Welcome and Opening Yoga Session at the SHINE Main Stage
Sponsored and hosted by Rogue Awakening
Pet Adoptions with Portage Animal Protection League
Located at the APL booth near the entrance/registration table
General Admission Activities
Scavenger Hunt (with over two thousand dollars worth of prizes at stake - let the games begin!)
Red Carpet Photobooth - live streamed on event day
Animal Reiki tent (donations for Portage APL)
Stop by our "Free Hugs" booth and take our Random-Acts-of-Kindness Challenge
Free Insomnia Cookies and Shine Water, from our partners while supplies last
Visit these practitioners and healers for 1x1 private experiences during the festival
Class session 1
Big - Cacao Ceremony with Erica Crystol
Little - Decoding our Destiny: Palm Reading with Laura Lewellyn
Circle - Sound Bath Experience with Auburn Juliano-Herchek
Shine Main Stage - Travel Light with Ted Senf - TED Talk Speaker - sponsored by Sandy Bottom Bowls
Live Music + Shop + Eat
Join Funkology on the Main Stage - "Takin' Your Soul to School!"
Shop our vendors + food trucks
Class session 2
Big - Akasha Yoga with live music from singer/songwriter Katy Oberle
Little - Radical Gratitude with Ted Senf
Circle- Intro to Shinrin Yoku: Forest Therapy with Sarah Waite
Shine Main Stage - Real. Strong. Bodies. with our sponsor and friends at Burn Boot Camp
Class session 3
Big - Mindful Eating: 3 Ways to Raise Your Vibration with Amanda Liptak
Little - Oracle Cards 101 with Nichole Studd
Circle - Positive Psychology: Perception creates our world - sponsored by Mazda of Kent
Shine Main Stage - Koru Meditation with Kent State of Well-being, led by Instructor Sydney Jordan
*You must purchase a VIP Class Pass ticket in order to attend any of the VIP Class Sessions listed above. Ticket holders will receive a wrist band that will be verified before each session.
General admission allows you to shop the vendors, and attend the opening community yoga session, along with enjoying the events on the main stage (live music). Please select the ticket option that suits your needs.
**Agenda is subject to change without written consent
60-minutes of record breaking yoga!
Teacher: Amy Myers
Sponsored by: Rogue Awakening
Description: Your general admission pass will get you access to join us as we start our good-vibes festival with Rogue Awakening and SHINE for a 60-minute community yoga practice.
Everything weighs something
Teacher: Ted Senf
Sponsored by: Sandy Bottom Bowls
Description: This session is a special adaptation to Ted's popular TEDx Talk on Traveling Light. Explore what Ted learned after hiking the El Camino in Spain for over a month - how it changed his life - and what you can do starting today to live a more meaningful, authentic life.
Open your heart and mind
Teacher: Erica Crystol
Sponsored by: CrystolClear Naturals, LLC
Description: Cacao Ceremonies are a celebratory ritual that have been conducted by the Maya and Ancient Aztec civilization since 1900 B.C. Ceremonies were conducted by ancient shamans, to prepare for or be propelled into journeys. Our ceremony will be conducted by a modern-day medicine woman; one who has studied with Chief Haru of the Kuntanawa tribe. Learn more here.
DECODING OUR DESTINY
Teacher: Laura Lewellyn
Description: The ancient Indian sages knew that decoding our destiny requires reading the signs of nature all around us–including our own two hands! Together we will explore an introduction to the fascinating Indian science of palmistry. We will explore some simple tools accessible to anyone, empowering you to connect to your body in a new way and amaze your friends and family with your insights! Learn more.
Experience the healing powers of sound therapy
Teacher: Auburn Juliano-Herchek
Sponsored by: SHINE
Description: This session will be a mix of restorative poses, guided meditation and sound therapy using crystal singing bowls, Kashi chimes, tuning forks and other sound healing instruments.
Tap into your eternal wisdom
Teacher: Victoria Hess with live music by Katy Oberle
Sponsored by: Akahsa Yoga
Description: A style of yoga that combines gentle movement with 7-other fields in an effort to tap into your own eternal wisdom. During this intro class, Victoria will be your guide as you explore yoga asanas, guided meditation, breath, sound and end with Akasha Yoga's original sacred chant, performed by its creator, Katy. Learn more here.
The next generation of healing
Teacher: Ted Senf
Description: We will investigate what has been called ‘the most transformative force in the cosmos’ and how to infuse it into our lives on a daily basis. We will move up the vibrational scale to find that ‘the purest vibration on the planet’ can be beating our hearts,
coursing through our veins and attracting the life we dream of and deserve.
SHINRIN YOKU: FOREST THERAPY
The healing power of nature
Guide: Sarah Waite
Description: Explore the healing powers of Shinrin Yoku (aka forest bathing) as you learn about its' history, benefits, the step-by-step practice, and the invitations. Then, you will be given instructions on how to use this process and the invitations to experience your very own forest bathing experience. Learn more here.
REAL STRONG BODIES
Strength + high intensity interval training
Teacher: Lorraine Williams
Sponsored by: Burn Boot Camp
Description: At Burn Boot Camp its never the same workout twice – Camps are designed within a Weekly Protocol, including a combination of strength and high intensity interval training
3 Ways to Raise Your Vibration
Teacher: Amanda Liptak
Sponsored by: Nutrient Rich Life
Description: Learn to make room for healthy eating habits, in this thoughtful yet, informative session on mindful eating. During our time together, I will share three key ways to shift your habits around eating where you can finally start seeing positive results.
Amanda is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, a Certified LEAP Therapist, and Mindset Coach.
Perception creates our world
Teacher: Tracy Clayman
Sponsored by: Mazda of Kent
Description: Research tells us that they way we frame a situation is predictive of the outcome. Therefore, before happiness and success, comes our perception of our world. Dip your toes in the concepts and practices needed to live a happy life in this introduction to Positive Psychology. Learn more here.