Sunday, October 13, 2013

Giveaway: Yogafest 2013

Most of you that know me know that I don't yoga well. I'm the awkward one in class that eventually gives up and finds herself in child pose for the last thirty minutes of the class. Or outside of the classroom chugging water like my life depended on it. It's safe to say I may have been over my head during those classes and should have taken a few beginner lessons, but I regress...

For those of you who enjoy or even LOVE yoga, Yogafest is not an event to miss! Even I'm willing to get past my awkwardness to support a good cause because I know no one judge me. That's the beauty of yoga: come as you are.

So what is Yogafest? It is an all day event that supports the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. For $10 you get 10 classes! That's a dollar per class and it's for a good cause. The classes vary in difficulty levels so there is really something for everyone. The class I'm most excited about is Meditation at 3:30pm because it'll be an opportunity for me to showcase my amazing form in child pose in a pair of $100 lululemon pants. That, my friends, is dedication.

I have partnered up with the folks over at Yogafest for this amazing giveaway:

Two tickets to the event and two $50 gift cards to Trysports.

You can enter up to five times by doing the following:

1) Like at least one of the following pages on Facebook:
in the Queen City

2) Leave a comment listing the page(s) that you liked in #1 and what your favorite yoga pose is.

The contest ends at 12:00pm EST on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 and one winner will be randomly selected.

Good luck!

What: YogafestCLT
With amazing yoga instructors, massage booths, traditional henna paintings, local food vendors, and more!
Who: Sponsored by Trysports and prAna.
Why: 10 classes for $10 for a good cause (benefiting JDRF)
Where: Morrison Square at Southpark
When: Saturday, October 19, 2013
How: Buy your tickets here.


  1. Looks like I'm first! I love, love, love yoga (it totes got me through the bar exam). My fave position is probably child's pose (because I'm lazy) but if that doesn't count, down dog and half pigeon are good ones.

    And I liked all 5. :)

    1. Child pose being a favorite doesn't mean you're lazy, to me it's "home." :)

  2. WAHOOOOOOOO! This made my afternoon. I already liked YogaFestCLT, and I just liked ITQC.

    I LOVE YOGA! I'm not great, but I've been doing [the hot kind] for 2 years now with major improvement. My current fave is mountain climber. I can get it great on the left side, but on the right my elbow does this weird thing and I almost fall on my face. Every time.

    1. You'll get there on your right side too because guess what?! You've won the giveaway!!

  3. I already liked TrySports and added YogaFestCLT & prAna.

    I'm so excited for YogaFestCLT! I love practicing yoga for its own benefits, plus I'm training for a marathon so it's helpful for some deep stretching.

    My favorite poses are wheel (who doesn't love a good chest opener??), half-pigeon (crucial for runners who have piriformis pain) and for fun, birds of paradise :)

    1. Wow, you do love Yoga!! I definitely like the poses that help open up the chest, that is if I don't end up on my face while getting there. ;)

      Thanks for entering the giveaway!

  4. I just heard about this on Sunday at y2yoga! I liked all the pages (over achiever, I know.)

    Favorite pose? Hmm. I'm not sure I know any of the names. Child's pose? Yes, child's pose.

    1. Nothing wrong with over achieving, thanks for entering the giveaway!

  5. I liked Yogafest, Prana and In The Queen City pages.

    As a runner, pigeon is my absolute favorite; but with a dancer's history...dancer definitely takes second place!

    1. Pigeon looks like a pose I once tried and couldn't get out of! Thanks for entering the giveaway! :)

  6. I hadn't heard of YogaFest until I saw your Instagram post, so thanks for sharing with the masses! :) I liked the YogaFestCLT page, and I look forward to doing my favorite pose - dancer/standing bow - at the yoga binge on Saturday!

    1. Yoga binge, love it!! Thanks for entering the giveaway!

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