MANIFEST STATION: MUSIC & YOGA FESTIVAL
April 30 – May 1, 2021
Camp Taum Sauk, Lesterville, MO
Yoga Outside the Lines
A co-founder of this and many festivals and retreats, Debby has intentions of redirecting humans to being – just being. Find her creating ways for connecting to others and connecting others on her website (you’re on it) or on a mat, rock, paddle board or any surface on which one might breathe. Debby believes in six impossible things before brunch and that through yoga, mindfulness, health, adventure, the outdoors, family, friendships and gratitude, we all progress. So carpe your mat, and join her for a journey bound to embolden you to love, live and giggle-snort just a little more!
Movement + Sound Journey
Yoga Breathing Demystified
Tim is a fitness and health enthusiast which manifests itself in many forms. Being drawn to the path of alternative therapies, working with the mind, emotions, and energetics of an individual. These interests led him into his journey with yoga, asana, and the physical body. His experiences inspired him to become a yoga instructor. Tim stepped onto the path to earn his RYT 200hr with Yoga Six. He is always working to absorb and share new information of the body, mind, and heart.
Campfire Sound Sessions
Christine Kick makes it a priority to live a life filled with adventure and joy!
Becoming an AcroYoga (AYI) certified instructor 6 years after first falling in love with the partner flying practice, Christine teaches fun, explorative classes that combine acrobatics with therapeutics, showing others how to find strength and cultivate a greater sensitivity.
In addition to leading teacher trainings and teaching yoga, Christine has studied thai massage and Reiki and has a growing healing arts practice. She is grateful to be living her dream and fulfilling her mission to inspire others to be themselves, spread love, and to remember to smell the roses.
Laura Lockton is the founder of ReKinection. She brings aerial and flow arts – meditative body movement modalities that are beneficial for the body, mind, emotions and spirit – to Manifest Station Vol 4.
The ReKinective performers share the joy, empowerment and balance that they have experienced by providing opportunities for participants of all ages to try out lyra, hammock and aerial yoga AND to join in the ReKinective Experience show! We’ll move our bodies, challenge ourselves, learn how much we’re capable of and have fun together.
JQ Williams is a warm and energetic teacher bringing an ecstatic dance yoga experience to Manifest Station in May 2020. JQ’s aim is to build conscious and supportive communities through movement and mindfulness. She loves backbends and arm balances and has a strong practice, but her secret love is the depth of her restorative practice. Her classes are always different, providing a variety of ways to access the poses through flow, alignment, and inquiry. Each class will hold a surprise, a unique twist or turn that keeps students constantly learning and growing.
With over 29 years of different movement practices, her kinesthetic awareness is diverse and deep. Certified as a 500hr e-RYT, and Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider®, JQ is the founder of Northern Yoga Center in St. Paul, MN.
Gong Sound Healing
With a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, SiriAtma completed Yoga Teacher Training through West-East Natural Healing in 2012. She then continued her studies in 2013, and began Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training at Sat Tirath Ashram in Kansas City, MO.
Siri Atma teaches Hatha & Kundalini Yoga classes and private instruction throughout the St. Louis area, works with healing those with addictions, and has served as the administrator of all West-East Natural Healing programs for over one year.
We are fortunate to have her guiding Celestial Communications and Gong Sound Healing programs at Manifest Station Volume 5.
Self-Help with Energy Healing
Meredith Trewolla is a facilitator of natural healing, healing movement enthusiast, and Young Living Essential Oils distributor and educator living in and serving the greater Kansas City area. She combines Usui Holy Fire Reiki, Attuenment, Healing Touch and essential oils in her energy sessions, supporting her clients in their physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health and wellbeing. Meredith is also passionate about sharing the healing powers of joyful and mindful movement. She first picked up a hula hoop over 13 years ago, and experienced transformational healing inside the hoop. Since then, her flow prop vocabulary has naturally expanded, and she discovered a passion for Qigong and aerial arts as well. Meredith’s mission is to educate, empower and inspire her fellow humans on their own healing paths by being the most authentic human she can be, and raising the planetary vibration in the process.
Shenee Alexa is a mover, creator and visionary. She is a Massage Therapist, Breathwork Facilitator, Reiki Practitioner & Pranic Healer who studied at The Healing Arts Center of St. Louis. Shenee takes an integrative approach to wellness, encouraging clients to consider their physical, mental and emotional states, as well as the quality of their breath and their relationship to the environment. She loves traveling; building community everywhere. Her other passions include edible gardening, kayaking, dancing and journaling.
Music & Mantra
Wind Song is a recording artist and sound healer from Dallas, TX. Combining performance and activism, she aims to make a difference in her community through fundraising and service to others. In addition to public performances including traditional mantra woven through a multi-instrumental soundscape of Reiki infused lyrics, harmony and vocals. As a survivor of human trafficking, Wind Song also donates 11% of each album sale to helping women and children like herself recover and rebuild.
Journal + Flow: A Full-Body Journey
A Conversation with Self: Vinyasa Flow
Lisette is a writer, yoga teacher, and content strategist focused on growing brands in sustainability, wellness, and women’s empowerment. She’s the co-author of The Yoga Almanac, a book Elena Brower called “an indispensable compendium… to developing a practice of clarity, presence, and alignment with integrity.” Lisette completed her 200-hour training in Brooklyn and her Reiki attunement in India, and has made short films with leaders such as Eddie Stern, Eoin Finn, and Chelsey Korus. She’s taught at Wanderlust Festival, and this is her third Manifest Station. She joins us from her home in the Hudson Valley, NY.
Cultivate your CORE,
Meditation for Beginners
Through Anatomy, Physiology, and Breath and Movement classes at ASU, Kevin Wathey’s affinity for the foundations of yoga began. It was later in Bali, on an acting gig that Kevin deepened his understandings of yoga and adopted it as his lifestyle. His RYT in hand, Kevin is now guiding yoga in Phoenix, AZ at Life Time Fitness and TruFusion. You can also find class with Kevin online through his website Synchronicity Yoga. Kevin hopes to share the positivity that yoga brought to his life with us once again this year at Manifest Station Five through his Cultivate your CORE and Meditation for Beginners class offerings.
Kelsey Kaleta is a Yogini, Belly Dancer, Hoop Dancer, Butisatva and Hair/ Makeup artist that resides in St. Louis, MO. She performs belly dance, hoop dance, and is a body art model for concerts, festivals, and private events. Kelsey teaches a variety of yoga and dance classes in the Midwest. Her goal is to support women and men to connect to their inner guide through body and mind connection. Kelsey strives to provide a safe and supported non-judgmental environment for students to come as you are move freely.
The Doors of Perception
Thai Massage Workshop
Andrew Eppler has been practicing Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga for over 3 decades. He is the director of Ashtanga Yoga Studio in OK and is binging his Mysore Yoga Traditions film to Manifest Station Five. Andrew has spent many years studying the philosophy of the Nathamuni Sampradaya tradition that Sri Krishnamacharya belonged to. With the help and support of senior Sanskrit professors in Mysore, Andrew has developed an approach to teaching physical postures that fits the modern paradigm.
Find Your Bliss Yoga
A 200 RYT, nature enthusiast, healer, writer, vegan, and deep thinker, Kennedy started her yoga journey at the age of 19 in a very lost state. She quickly realized how powerful the ancient practice of yoga truly was as it completely transformed her life. Coming from a dark, scary place she turned her path completely around with the help of Yoga, and she knew she had to share it with everyone she could. Kennedy focuses these days on a nature, yoga and healing program for at risk juvenile delinquents.
Born into a tradition of Hawaiian hula, Pooki Lee carries the spirit of Aloha and the ancient art of the Hawaiian hula deep within her being. Having danced since she was a baby she was imparted with the unspoken wisdom that is hula. Under the instruction of her grandmother and mother she learned how to connect with this sacred knowledge. It is her passion to share this ancient wisdom with all who are called. Pooki is committed to inspiring love, connection and aloha with everyone she meets and is excited to be sharing this with all of you at Manifest Station Five!
With her 200 hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training certificate in hand, Danielle received her SUP Yoga Teacher Training in Floridea and brought it back home to Springfield, MO. Next she’s adding yoga for children to her certifications.
Her classes combine different yoga styles, and focus on calming the mind to allow space for fluid movement, strengthening, loosening the muscles, and toning the body. She creates unique experiences, while making any space a haven. Danielle’s mission as a teacher is to share her passion and bring awareness to others of how powerful yoga is, and not just through asana but yoga as a whole — a complete mind, body, and soul transformation.
Kids Zone Director
Hooplah for Adults
Yoga with Therapy Balls
Rachel’s yoga journey began about eight years ago and her life has not been the same since. Yoga has helped Rachel practice patience, self-love and kindness. She has moved all over the globe the last few years and her yoga mat has become the home she can bring anywhere. Rachel is so grateful that now this practice that has grown so familiar, and is something she gets to share.
Ajna Yoga w/Aaron Hale on guitar
Lexi Jordan is an Oklahoma yogini and teacher full of open heart energy. She will be arriving in her converted school bus to our festie. Lexi’s yoga classes aim to bring humans and nature closer together. Reconnecting our authentic self to our higher selves, the divine, through purifying the body & mind.
Melissa and Michael
Hike + Community Nature Mandalas
Melissa and Michael are veterans at Manifest Station. This couple brings their sweet energy and vibes into the surrounding woods of MO on hikes regularly. They began building nature mandalas on these hikes recently and it is a magical thing. Find them and wander as you wonder.
Learn the game of frisbee golf with expert, Paul Salierno at Manifest Station Five in southern MO at Camp Taum Sauk this year.