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Yoga 4 Hope Health & Wellness Festival 2019

September 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm

Yoga 4 Hope Poster

The 11th Annual Yoga 4 Hope Health and Wellness Festival, organized by Transition to Betterness in support of the Pajama Angels Legacy Wing Power Fund takes place at the Bloomin’ Gardener on Saturday, September 21, 2019.

After last year’s huge success organizers are expanding the event to a new level featuring more classes both indoors in the greenhouse and outdoors by the beautiful pond at The Bloomin’ Gardener. In addition, more kids classes have been added.

For the first time ever Transition to Betterness (T2B) with Ariius Nightclub will also be hosting an onsite after party with a concert featuring Chatham’s incredible Walkin’ 47, regarded as one of the best Tragically Hip cover acts around, they are influenced by Sam Roberts, Blue Rodeo, and a host of others. The incredible Adriano who recently performed in Windsor during the Miss Universe Canada Western Ontario Regional Pageant will also entertain during the event.

Yoga 4 Hope features 55 minute yoga classes all day long with some of the area’s best local and regional teachers every hour from 8am to 5pm.

Enjoy participating in one or as many classes of your choice that you like.

In addition enjoy a wide variety of vendors and exhibitors, food, and live music.

The public is also welcome to attend the concert. Advance tickets for the after party / concert only are $30 each, they may also be purchased at the door (if still available / not sold out in advance).

Registration for yoga classes begins at 7:30am and classes begin at 8:00am.

Schedule of Yoga Classes

8:00am Dianne Bondy (Dianne Bondy Yoga) Flow and Let Go
8:30am Lisa Mitchell (H’OM Amherstburg) Funky & Fun
9:00am Alessandra McDonald (Chill Yoga) Power Yoga
9:00am Krystin Goulding (Flourish Yoga) Children’s Yoga
9:30am Ricki Oltean (Ricki Oltean Yoga) HATHA YOGA
10:00am Jon Alzen (Pure Cycle) Chair Yoga
10:30am Natalie Litt (Little Tree Yoga) Children’s Yoga
11:00am Brandi Rivait (Integrative Healing & Yoga) Yoga/Reiki Fusion
11:30am Nancy Drew (Cave of the Heart) Sivananda Yoga
12:30pm Dan Boland (Pure Cycle) Chanting
1:00pm Jeff Gravel (Modo Yoga) Modo Yoga
1:30pm Nate Boutcher (Breathe Pilates and Fitness) Slow Flow
2:00pm Deanna Papineau (Pure Cycle) Flow Movement
3:00pm Maurice El-Amin (Yoga Shala) Slow Flow
3:30pm Yasmin Moncrieffe (Pure Cycle) Vin to Yin
4:00pm Kerrie Trahan (Yoganic Flow Yoga Detroit) Hip Hop Yoga
4:00pm Karli Kurzuk (Yellow Bus Yoga) Kid & Family Yoga
5:00pm Dan Boland (Pure Cycle) Beer Yoga
6:00pm All ages concert and after party

All levels welcome. Please bring your own mats, blocks, straps, bolsters, and pillows.

For more information or to purchase tickets in advance visit the Transition to Betterness Yoga 4 Hope Facebook page or call 519-944-5143 or email info@t2b.ca

Tickets also available online at https://www.t2b.ca

About Yoga 4 Hope

As of May 1, 2018, Transition to Betterness partnered with Yoga 4 Hope founders, Pajama Angels United We Cure, a local non-profit charity, to continue their signature-funding program: Wing Power Fund.

The Wing Power Fund is intended to help people who experience financial hardship as a result of their cancer/chronic disease diagnosis and treatment. The program helps people at every point of their journey including diagnosis, treatment, palliative care and survivorship.

Pajama Angels was established in 2007 by two sisters Darlene Szecsei-Albano and Judy Beale, in honour of their late sister Maggie who lost her battle with cancer in 2002. It was their mission to provide integrative therapies for those with life-altering illnesses. The Wing Power Fund is intended to help those who experience financial hardship during their journey battling a life-altering illness. Thanks to this special partnership, Transition to Betterness will be able to continue providing financial support for these therapies.

Pajama Angels have raised $65,000 per year on average over 11 years and have supported many local initiatives and charities in addition to their own. Under their watch, the Yoga 4 Hope event alone raised $205,000 overall since 2008. Since 2013, they have helped over 198 people through their Wing Power Fund alone and disbursed over $127,000 in funding.

Although Pajama Angels may no longer be a physical organization as of May 1, 2018, the Wing Power Fund and Yoga 4 Hope is a great legacy that will continue to benefit the community.

All proceeds will support the Pajama Angels Wing Power Fund.

Yulady Saluti teaching class during Yoga 4 Hope

Yulady Saluti teaching class during Yoga 4 Hope when she headlined the event at The Vollmer Complex Pavilion in Lasalle, Ontario, on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Photo by Eric Bonnici / Eyes On Windsor.



September 21, 2019
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


The Bloomin’ Gardener
663 Concession 8
Oldcastle, Ontario N0R 1L0 Canada


Transition to Betterness (T2B)