OM Fest Yoga & Music Festival to Debut Late September At River Front Park
Jul 08, 2015 04:30PM
● By Erica Shames
River Front Park in Loyalsock, PA will be hosting the first annual OM Fest Music and Yoga Festival, September 25 – 27th, 2015. Presented by Om Productions, the festival will feature 2 ½ days of yoga, meditation, workshops, a holistic healing village, vendors and live music.
Scheduled on the main stage will be premiere acts from the local Kirtan community, including Shakti Evolution, One Voice, One Prayer, Catherine Moon’s Mystical Kirtan, Shakti Devi, Jai Ma Kirtan, plus many more, as well as a variety of presenters and interactive musical workshops, such as Michelle Infinity’s Bhakti Mantra Workshop.
Certified teachers from throughout Pennsylvania, will lead participating festival goers through a variety of yoga and Qi Gong classes, while other participants may choose to relax to a Meditative Massage, Rolfing or Sound Healing treatments in the healing village. There will be plenty of meditative workshops and presentations to enlighten the mind, and parents can relax rest assured that their Children are being enlightened as well with Music and Movement and Yoga in the Kids Area.
“We come together to celebrate our Oneness and our Peace. We come together to celebrate who we are and where we are going. We come together to celebrate our Truth.” Said Kai Shanti Bower, event organizer “This is what OM fest is about. We have seen the world awakening and becoming more and more alive with conscious understanding. And we are celebrating that in everyone we meet.”
Festivities kick off Friday evening with a Medicine Wheel Ceremony by Deva Vidya and continue through Sunday evening, with tent camping available for weekend pass holders. Tickets are on sale at https://tickets.brightstarevents.com/event/OmFest108 and on the official website: www.omfest.net. With early purchase discounts starting at $10 for Friday evenings show and as low as $60 for the entire weekend.
About OM Fest:
Om Fest is a community enlightenment event that pulls together like minded consciously aware individuals in a forum of one peace, one energy, one atmosphere of Love; through inspirational meditative Kirtan music, yoga, workshops and healing/rejuvenation stations. This event, hopes to bring the various communities surrounding Loyalsock and Williamsport out to bond for 3 days of peace and learning, with local Alternative health and transformational businesses invited to demonstrate their practices and wares.
About the Organizers:
Rod and Kai Bower are a spiritually-aligned couple dedicated to higher conscious community building through their local Angel of Light Meditation and Shaktipat practice, touring the country with their Kirtan Group: Shakti Evolution or as production/sound crew for major festivals such as Spyglass Ridge Winery and Celtic Festival, Evolve Fest, 3DL (3Days of Light) to name a few. Rod is the production manager for Spyglass Ridge Winery’s Backyard Concert series in Sunbury where he has managed the concerts (3000+ people per show) for national acts such as Kansas, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, 38 Special, Heart and many more.
Kai is a former local musician of the band Infinite Bliss who recorded an album, Strange Afternoon, with the assistance of Dave Brumbaugh and Scott Francis of the Uptown Music Collective and Minds Eye Music Studio. She has been serving the community with music in some form for the past 10 years.