The first ever Yoga and Vegan Festival in Southend is set to take place on Sunday 29th October at the Civic Centre.
Here’s everything that you need to know about the big event from the organisers Yogific – tickets are £5 each and include unlimited sessions on the day, with children getting in for free.
It seems like Southend is fast making its impression on the health and wellness map of England.
Home to many Yoga studios and healthy vegan cafes, Southend will now be hosting its first Yoga and Vegan festival on October 29th at Southend Civic Centre.
The event will comprise of all-day-long yoga classes, meditation sessions, talks, workshops and over 50 stalls selling vegan food, skincare, accessories, yoga mats and other products.
According to the event’s page on facebook, more than 2,000 people have expressed interest in attending the festival.
“We are on a mission to create a tribe of vegan yogis because veganism and yoga are two ideas that are changing this world for better. We organize Yoga and vegan festivals at various venues across the world to bring the two communities together.
“Southend seemed like the perfect venue for us because it has very active Yoga, vegan and sustainable living groups. Many local Yoga teachers, studios and vegan cafes are participating in the festival.
“The Deputy Mayor of Southend is also coming to support us. We intend to donate a part of proceeds to the Mayor of Southend’s charity and rest to another charity in India that works for underprivileged blind girls”, says team Yogific who is organizing the festival.
The day-long festival boasts of a variety of vegan food cuisine and over 30 yoga and meditation classes run by well-known local yoga teachers.
Emma Slade, Essex resident and a Buddist nun, is also coming to the festival to teach meditation and talk about her book “Set Free”.
Entry ticket costs only £5 and entitles one to attend unlimited sessions on the day. Free entry for children. More details are available on the official website of the festival: www.SouthendYogaFest.com