We come to Backwoods Music Festival for the good music, good people and good times. We leave with a fresh appreciation for the world, life, family and humanity as a whole. Thanks to Backwoods Music Festival 2019 workshops attendees will be guided to reach their higher self through meditation, yoga, laughter and education. Don´t downplay the power of the healing experience these workshops provide; the rejuvenation they offer will keep you bouncing all the way through Yheti´s extended sunrise set. Plus, what you learn during these workshops will give your intriguing perspective to spring new realizations while you are deep in the music.  

The Backwoods Music Festival 2019 workshop lineup and schedule has been announced.

Backwoods Music Festival 2019

Backwoods Music Festival 2019

Lets meet the workshop leaders for Backwoods Music Festival 2019.

Abigail Pomeroy

In the year of 2016 Abigail Pomeroy fell in love with Yoga and has been teaching since 2017. Upon her journey she stubbled upon the enchanting magic of sound healing and now wishes to share it with the world.

Katrina Repman & Chris Cox

Empowered Acro co-founders Katrina Repman & Chris Cox share a passion for graceful movement and genuine connection.. Chris & Katrina began teaching acro together in 2014, and love sharing their knowledge to foster communication, trust, and play. In their classes – learn how to base, fly, and spot fundamental acroyoga poses.

Aubrey Warren

Yoga teacher & educator, dancer, ordained minister & “Festival Fairy Godmother” – After +20 years of teaching, it brings Aubrey Warren great joy to share her love of yoga and meditation with the festival community – and even more pleasure to cultivate a workshop line-up full of amazing opporutnities to amplify your festival expierence.

Chance Garton InnerVerse

Chance Garton is a visionary artist-of-all-trades and host of the InnerVerse, a podcast dedicated to opening your imagination. Tune in to explore esoteric ideas and metaphysical tricks with conscious creators from around the world!

Davian Shreve

As the owner of Karma Kups Tea House, Damian Shreve has worked with plant medicines for over a decade. Through his Intro To Plant Medicines workshops he will teach how to energize, relax, heal, nurture, cleanse, expand consciousness, and honor the sacred through the abundance of Mother Nature.

Jason & Shanti Music

Jason and Shanti Nolen are a dynamic duo who use their musical talents to facilitate Truth Awakening in the hearts of those listening and participating. Jason’s rhythms are influenced by many tribal traditions and will rock your world!

Jay Means

Ja’Quintin (Jay) Means is a Arkansas native on a quest for wisdom and ultimate truth. He is a published author dedicated to the spread of self-empowerment and the reclaiming of our spiritual destiny.

Katie Sunshine

Katie Sunshine was first inspired to pick up a hoop in 2008 after being introduced to hooping at a music festival in Ozark, Arkansas. What started as a hobby turned into a profession when one of her hoop videos went viral on YouTube. Since then, she’s racked up more than 16 million Youtube views, hooped for commercials and music videos, and taught workshops all over the country.

Lee Jeffries

Lee Jeffries is a southeastern performance artist/instructor who demonstrates a fusion of styles and props that incorporate hip hop and dance. Lee’s unique movement and presence have allowed him to land opportunities from Wakarusa to Facebook, and now is as excited as ever to be back on the mountain where it all began!

Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy was born to laugh, so by extension, was born to lead you through Laughter Yoga. Mulberry Mountain may be his favorite place on the planet, so be ready to experience some serious joy through serene silliness!

Also joining the healing crew will be Savanna Serenades, a completely immersive Sound Healing experience. Combining different modalities of sound vibrational therapies to provide & create a truly unique sound healing experience. Savanna is also a student of astrology and is excited her share her love and knowledge of our Universe with the Backwoods community.

There will also be ENDo yoga sessions by an inspiring crew. Alexis Grisaffi who’s currently in business school. She is an avid traveler, and still learning each day to be the best yogi she can be. She will be leading Silent Disco Yoga, & CBD Restorative Yoga. Hylary “Kjerste” Ahrendt who’s session will work on facilitating Alignment-based vinyasa & Silks. She is an avid traveler, music enthusiast, writer. Alice Evans will be teaching Hatha  or ¨forceful¨ yoga. She is also a singer, songwriter, pianist and composer. Cecille Mercado will be facilitating Deep Facia Release at Backwoods. She is a mother of 2 and is the business Owner of Yoga For All, a Quality Engineer Data Analyst & Internal ISO Auditor.

With such a loving and well intentioned workshop team, Backwoods attendees will reach new heights on personal understanding and operate on a higher vibration to really make this festival glow. Stay tune for our exclusive interview with Aubrey Warren, Backwoods’ Workshop Coordinator. Take a closer look at the workshop schedule below and learn the story of Backwoods before you head to Mulberry Mountain for May 31st.

Thursday

6:00 PM – Silks Aerial Yoga with Hylary Ahrendt

7:00 PM – Silent Disco Yoga with Alive Evans

8:00 PM – Deep Facia Release with Cecille Mercado

9:30 PM – Opening Meditation at the mainstage

Friday

8:00 AM – Sound Healing Meditation with Savanna Serenades & Abigail Pomeroy

9:00 AM – Intro To Astrology: The Zodiac Signs with Savanna Serenades

10:00 AM – Intro To Pranayama with Shanti Nolen

11:00 AM – Hatha Yoga Alignment with Alice Evans (ENDo 💧)

12:00 PM – Guided Meditation with Aubrey Warren

12:30 PM – Intro To Hoop with Katie Sunshine

1:30 PM – Yoga Electrified: Get Grounded with Aubrey Warren

2:30 PM – Guided Meditation with Aubrey Warren

3:00 PM – Acro Yoga with Katrina Repman & Chris Cox

4:00 PM – Intro To Plant Medicine: Revive & Energize with Damien Shreve

5:00 PM – Alignment Base Vinyasa Yoga with Hylary Ahrendt (ENDo 💧)

6:00 PM – Forbidden Knowledge with Jaquintin Means

Saturday

8:00 AM – Sound Healing Meditation with Savanna Serenades & Abigail Pomeroy

9:00 AM – Intro To Astrology: The Planets with Savanna Serenades

10:00 AM – Music For Meditation: Kirtan with House of Hearts: Jason & Shanti Nolen

11:30 AM – Laughter Yoga with Michael Murphy

12:30 PM – Hoops Tricks And Transitions with Katie Sunshine

1:30 PM – Yoga Electrified: Get Grounded with Aubrey Warren

2:30 PM – Guided Meditation with Aubrey Warren

3:00 PM – Acro Yoga with Katrina Repman & Chris Cox

4:00 PM – Drum Circle with Jason Nolen & Jacob Warren

5:00 PM – CBD Restorative Yoga with Alexis Grisaffi (ENDo 💧)

Sunday

8:00 AM – Sound Healing Meditation with Savanna Serenades & Abigail Pomeroy

9:00 AM – Intro To Astrology: Phases Of The Moon with Savanna Serenades

10:00 AM – Intro To Plant Medicine: Ceremony & Ritual with Damien Shreve

11:00 AM – Guided Meditation with Aubrey Warren

11:30 AM – Laughter Yoga with Michael Murphy

12:30 PM – Acro Yoga with Katrina Repman & Chris Cox

1:30 PM – Yoga Electrified: Get Grounded with Aubrey Warren

2:30 PM – Guided Meditation with Aubrey Warren

3:00 PM – Flash Mob Rehearsal with Lee Jeffries & Katie Sunshine

4:00 PM – Innerverse Podcast with Chance Garton

5:00 PM – CBD Restorative Yoga with Alexis Grisaffi (ENDo 💧)

6:00 PM – Spiritual Alchemy with Jaquintin Means

 

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