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Second annual MoYo Festival set for May 19

The second annual Montevallo Yoga Festival (MoYo) will be held Saturday, May 19, on the University of Montevallo campus.

MoYo event organizers believe Yoga is for Every Body. If you’ve never done yoga before, come and be amazed. Attendees will find that yoga benefits people of all ages, genders, shapes, sizes, and experience and fitness levels.

Participants will choose from a wide mix of classes. Yoga classes will introduce a variety of styles, from AcroYoga and restorative yoga to more traditional practices. Seminars and interactive workshops will include movement (hula hooping and dancing) and introductions to meditation, whole body health and mindfulness.

MoYo provides a venue where individuals can access important health information and create relationships centered on improving the well-being of the community.

MoYo will also feature a vendors’ bazaar. Attendees will learn more about products that support wellness and will be able to purchase goods from local artisans.

The day will begin early with a group meditation. Breakfast and registration will follow. Participants will then head out to nearby studios and classrooms to choose from among 20 classes offered over the course of the day. The wellness festival concludes with a group relaxation meditation followed by a brief closing ceremony.

Late registration is $60. Student registration is $20. The registration fee covers all classes as well as two healthy vegan, and vegetarian meals prepared especially for MoYo Fest.

Register now at www.montevallo.edu/coe-events for a day of learning, inspiration and fun on May 19.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO:

Established in 1896, the overriding mission of the University of Montevallo, unique in higher education in Alabama, is to provide to students from throughout the state an affordable, geographically accessible, “small college” public higher educational experience of high quality, with a strong emphasis on undergraduate liberal studies and with professional programs supported by a broad base of arts and sciences, designed for their intellectual and personal growth in the pursuit of meaningful employment and responsible, informed citizenship.

To enhance student success within a vibrant campus community, the University of Montevallo provides a premier educational experience characterized by distinguished degree programs, personalized instruction delivered by highly qualified faculty and affordable tuition. Enriched by an array of opportunities, the UM experience prepares students to enter graduate or professional school or to begin their careers with an understanding of how to succeed in a constantly changing and complex world.

 

ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT

Individuals needing disability-related accommodations during this event should contact the host department or Disability Support Services (205-665-6250) as early as possible. Efforts will be made to accommodate all access requests regardless of timing, but the University cannot guarantee that requests made with less than one week’s notice can be met