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Riverside Arts Market Returns with Yoga Fest

Fall weather is settling in and it’s time to grab your yoga mats and put on those yoga pants! Riverside Arts Market returns, post Hurricane Matthew, with a full day of yoga classes on Saturday October 15 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Yoga Fest features 18 yoga classes including classes such as Acro Yoga, Laughter Yoga and Vinyasa. Classes are taught by yogis from yoga studios throughout Jacksonville and featured guests include Chris Byford from Nashville, Tennessee and Dan Nevins. Chris Byford is a representative of Veterans Alternative, a nonprofit serving veterans who have experienced PTSD through resilience and strength-based programs utilizing alternative therapies such as yoga. Dan Nevins is a military veteran who started his career as a paratrooper stationed in Germany and was eventually deployed in 2004 to Iraq as a member of the Task Force. Nine months later an IED detonated beneath his vehicle and as a result of his injuries he suffered a traumatic brain injury and his left leg was amputated below the knee. He’s had over 30 surgeries to date. 

Yoga Fest is produced in partnership with Veterans Alternative, Indie Bollman, Angela Cimino and Marcy Knight. All levels of yogis are welcome and donations are encouraged for Veterans Alternative. 

View Event Schedule Here

River Stage

(Time | Type | Instructor | Studio Representing):

9:00 a.m. – Vinyasa | Betsy Weiss | The Shala

10:00 a.m. – Laughter Yoga | Caryn Kesh | Breath Smile Yoga

11:00 a.m. – Power Yoga | Dan Nevins | Dan Nevins Yoga

12:00 p.m. – Q & A w/ CHris Byford & Dan Nevins

12:30 p.m. – Aerial Yoga nd Music | Paige Padgett & Lauren Fincham | The Shala and The Music of Lauren Fincham

1:00 p.m. – Power Flow | Dawn Clapp | MBody Yoga

2:00 p.m. – Power Yoga | Chris Byford | Veterants Alternative & Chris Byford Yoga

3:00 p.m. – Yoga Beats | Indie Bollman | Mbody Yoga

Hilltop Stage

(Time | Type | Instructor | Studio Representing) :

10:00 am. – Yoga Play | Madi Lee | UCF Rec and Wellness Center

11:00 a.m – Vinyasa | Mary Peacock | Get Bendy Yoga

12:00 p.m. – Gentle Flow | Marcy Knight | Yoga Den

1:00 p.m. – Yin Yoga | Nydia Villezcas | Fresh Jax

2:00 p.m. – Animal Flow | Reed Flanagan | Reed Flanagan Yoga

Crossroads Stage

(Time | Type | Instructor | Studio Representing):

10:00 a.m. – Yoga w/ Weights | Mickie Woodford | Jax Yoga for Christ

11:00 a.m. – Take Flight! All levels Acro Yoga | Angela Cimino & Amy Powers | Acro Jax

12:00 p.m. – Restore and Stretch | Wendy Cruff | Dragon Dance Yoga

1:00 p.m.- All Levels Power | Charity Haney | Charity Haney Yoga

2:00 p.m. – Aromatherapy Yoga | Kylie Mae Stein | Dancing Warrior Yoga

Riverside Arts Market has something for everyone! Located under the Fuller Warren Bridge at 715 Riverside Ave., the Riverside Arts Market is a weekly market featuring agricultural producers, artisans and food producers from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 About Riverside Avondale Preservation

Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) is a neighborhood advocacy not-for-profit 501(c)3. RAP’s mission is to enhance and preserve the architecture, history, cultural heritage and economic viability of the historic neighborhoods of Riverside and Avondale in Jacksonville. RAP produces programs such as the Riverside Arts Market and the Home Tour. For more information visit riversideavondale.org and riversideartsmarket.com

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