Ten Reasons to Love (and like and attend) Yogapalooza!

Join in on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22 for Yogapalooza and share a day of FREE  Movement, Music and Meditation at Harbourfront Centre.  See www.yogapalooza.ca for details.


1.   Yogapalooza is Social Entrepreneurship


Doing good for the world, doing good for the community and strengthening families is what we are all about.  Yogapalooza is the biggest FREE family friendly outdoor Yoga event in Canada.  Our joy is to share the gift of Yoga and raise the consciousness of the world at the same time. 


2.   Support The Community


Check out the Community Tent and meet with community agencies using Yoga and Meditation to bring about world peace.   We love what they do and know you will generously support their initiatives.    


3.   Visit the Wholesome Marketplace


We have great vendors – including YogaFit, Utopia and Giddy yoyo.  Our sponsors believe in what we do.  Check out their booths and give them a high five for their vision, amazing products and services.   


4.   Free Yoga, Dance and Martial Arts


New to the practice?  Been at it for lifetimes?  Explore Kundalini Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Laughter Yoga  All ages, shapes and sizes are welcome.  Yoga is for everyone and our line up of teachers will introduce you to the beauty of the practice.  This year we also feature Nia and Belly Dance.  Join Martha and Auni for expressive movement.  Drop in for a class or two or stay for the whole day.   New this year is mixed martial art with our favorite dude, Jason from DRGN Athletica. The value of this experience is more than money can express. 


5.   Kids Space


Look out for our brand new kids space.  We believe in a world where joy and consciousness are available to all.  We believe in a world where it is accessible to the youngest members of our tribe.  Bring your little Yogis out for two full days of programming especially for them.  Share storytelling, meditation, and dance with teachers who love your kids as much as you do. 


6.   Volunteers Rock!


Every teacher on stage, every person who hands you a button or helps direct you to the right spot has donated their time and energy to make this event come to life.  Isn’t it amazing what love manifests? 


7.   Go Big and Go OM


If you were at Queen’s Park with us in 2010, you know that over 600 people attended Yogapalooza.  In 2011 and 2012 we set records for attendance in Gage Park.  This year we will be at Harbourfront Centre – Toronto’s premier festival location.  Like our FaceBook page to stay on top of all the glamorous details.  Who knows where 2014 will take us.    


8.   24 Degrees and Sunny!


When Mother Nature cooperates – you know its gonna be an amazing event : ) Perfect weather for your practice and for relaxing at our drum circle. 


9.   A stellar list of attendees


You and your crew of course!  This is the perfect time to bring your kids and your parents for a day by the lake.  Enjoy movement, music and meditation with us.  Tweet @yogapaloozaTO and let everyone know where to meet up with you. 


10.                Paparazzi!


Our fav videographer, Stephen J. Kew will be there to capture the highlights of Yogapalooza this year.  Give him your best smile and look for the final edit in October.  Sign up at Yogapalooza to receive your souvenir video. 


See you all at Yogapalooza on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22 at Harbourfront Centre. 


And of course, everyone gets a souvenir Yogapalooza button for hanging out with us at this year’s festival.





Salimah Kassim-Lakha

Brigid Dineen

Salima Jivraj

Yogapalooza Festival Producers

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