Third Annual Yoga Meltdown - July 18th, 2010 As Toronto's largest, free, outdoor spiritual yoga exhibition and festival, Yoga Meltdown has quickly made a name for itself amongst the GTA's multitude of yoga enthusiasts. The 3rd Annual Yoga Meltdown - held as a part of the 38th Annual Festival of India (July 17th-18th, 2010) - will take place on July 18th, 2010, under the sun and amidst the verdent greenery of Centre Island. With free outdoor yoga classes, yoga-inspired arts and performances, vegan cooking demonstrations, a free vegetarian feast, and much more, the 3rd Annual Yoga Meltdown celebrates yoga in a dynamic and uniquely holistic way!
Get on the Island and on Your Mat! As a main feature of the 3rd Annual Yoga Meltdown, instructors from major yoga studios all across the GTA will be holding free outdoor yoga classes on Centre Island's scenic lakeside grounds. Imagine entering savasana under the warmth of the sun as the sounds of gently lulling waves flow through the skies. Yoga Meltdown offers all guests a free opportunity to participate in professionally-facilitated yoga classes in a picturesque setting unlike any other in Toronto.
Kirtan Yoga Kirtan yoga is revolutionizing the way the world currently think of yoga! With roots in ancient yogic traditions, kirtan is actually a form of aural or musical yoga that grants all partipants, even those with little to no musical background, a chance to bring the exhilirating and rejuvenating sounds of kirtan music to life! The 3rd Annual Yoga Meltdown will have non-stop, soul-stirring kirtan performances by kirtan groups renowned throughout Toronto and across the world. Stretching beyond just physical asanas, kirtan yoga at Yoga Meltdown will allow all guests to see, feel, and hear yoga in a brand new light.
The Yoga of Food As more than just a routine of physical exercises, yoga is increasingly being seen as an overall lifestyle choice, providing tested and prescribed methods for happy, healthy, and holistic living. In keeping with such ideas, the 3rd Annual Yoga Meltdown will be host to free live cooking demonstrations and seminars that will promote the benefits of meatless, vegan diets and foods. Moreover, there will also be a free vegetarian feast served to all who attend!
Explore India's Spiritual Grandeur As a part of the 38th Festival of India, Yoga Meltdown is actually the latter half of a full weekend of festivities celebrating the spiritual wonder and grandeur of ancient India. The Festival of India begins with a vibrant parade down Yonge Street on Saturday, July 17th. The celebrations then shift over to Toronto's beautiful Centre Island for the remainder of the weekend. On the Island, festival-goers will find a massive, colourful and free festival, featuring a South Asian Bazaar, vedic exhibits, an Arts and Culture showcase, a children's area, and our world-famous FREE vegetarian feast! Please visit www.yogameltdown.com or call 1-888-535-FEST (3378) for more information.
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