Yoga, Meditation & Sound Healing with Meggan & Mike at Blue Ox
Join Meggan Riley & Mike McGuigan for a yoga, meditation and sound healing session Friday and Saturday morning at 8:30am in the festival bowl. Meggan will lead students through a gentle and mixed level class designed to prepare body, mind and soul for a day of dancing and connection. Mike will offer layers of sound healing throughout the practice to compliment movement, breath and the overall practice. Together, they will guide you on a journey that deeply honors the medicine of movement and sound. Please bring your mat, towel, water and any other props needed. Students can come to work hard physically, or simply sit and meditate. All are welcome!
“Music, Art and Community is a sacred part of my yogic life style! I teach at various festivals and special events throughout the year in full celebration of our creative and divine spirit. The festival atmosphere is one of co-creation. I thrive and am nourished in a co-creative environment. Colorful souls with spirited attitudes converge from every direction and build a temporary community within which they dance and sing in unity! Festivals are a truly fulfilling way to celebrate embodiment and express connection to other beings. Come practice with me at Blue Ox!!” – Meggan Riley
Meggan Bio: Meggan has been been practicing yoga for 20 years and teaching since 2009. She is a certified Hatha Yoga Instructor and offers. As a teacher, Meggan hopes to inspire students in their practice, by providing a safe, welcoming & challenging environment in which to breathe & move. She is a mother, an entrepreneur, an activist, a music lover, a vegan, a self-proclaimed eco-warrior & deeply committed to teaching yoga from the heart. Meggan offers private and public classes near her home base in Batavia, IL and travels in the US & Internationally offering workshops, trainings, retreats, festival classes and more! www.megganriley.com
Mike Bio: Mike McGuigan brings over 20 years of experience as a multi-instrumentalist, playing music professionally both as live a performer and as a recording studio artist. Mike and music have been synonymous since a very young age. An outstanding Music Program at Batavia (IL) High School helped earn Mike a music scholarship to Western Illinois University. After college, Mike continued performing professionally in various Jazz Ensembles and Rock & Roll bands in suburban Chicago. Mike now owns a Holistic Health Company, Emphasizing on Sound Therapy, Crystal Singing Bowls, Sound Healing, and Reiki. Mike is a Reiki Professional, for both humans and animals, working as Resident Reiki Therapist for Vitality Animal Chiropractic . For more about Mike and Crystal Bowls, please visit his website: www.soundsforhealth.com/about-mike