Manifest Guides


May 3-5, 2019

Camp Manitowa Cedar Point •  Carbondale, IL

Manifest Guides

Debby Siegel

Create Your Narrative: Yoga + Journaling
Mindful Marionettes

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!

Chris Powers

Mindful Marionettes

A co-founder of Manifest Station, Chris is a musician, vegan chef, puppeteer and works full time for Special School District. What began as his fascination with storytelling through song and a childhood encounter with puppets, has developed into Chris’ puppet shows that entertain and teach children about the values of reading and of mindfulness. Chris and Debby co-created Mindful Marionettes with hopes of sharing this valuable tool with future generations. Find Chris whipping up your most amazing food at this festival, playing his stand up bass with a couple bands and then inside a monkey suit for real in Mindful Marionettes. 

Christine Kick

Acro Yoga
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.


Tim DeWitt

Pranayama Power

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.

Wind Song

Sacred Sexuality,
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.

Lisette cheresson

Third Eye Yoga 

Lisette is a writer, traveler, yogi, burner, dirt-collector, lover of small movements & moments. She lives in New York and makes the trek to the midwest to oscillate beams of light at Manifest Station. 

JQ Williams is a warm and energetic teacher bringing an ecstatic dance yoga experience to Manifest Station in May 2019.

JQ Williams

Deep House Yoga
Press Ups
Liberation Dance

JQ Williams, E-RYT 500, is a warm and energetic teacher based primarily out of Los Angeles. 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 practice through flow, alignment, and inquiry. Each class holds a surprise, a unique twist or turn that keeps students constantly learning and growing.


Kelsey Kaleta

Belly Dancing with Veils
Buti Yoga

Kelsey is a moving meditation! Find yourself in her company and you’ll be entertained, healed and happy. Kelsey teaches yoga and performs at festivals all over the states. She feels that we heal mentally and physically with yoga, dance and music. Yoga has guided her to an ayurvedic inspired way of life transforming her daily habits into conscious healthy living. Kelsey supports and encourages her students to find a creative balanced outlook and shifts perspectives both on and off the yoga mat.

Laura Lockton

Aerial Silks
Aerial Yoga

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.

SiriAtma Kaur

Celestial Communications
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 Vol. 4.

Meredith Trewolla


Meredith Trewolla bio


Katie Rodgers

Kids Yoga

Katie is a yoga teacher in St. Louis and works at The Oxygen Project a 501(c)(3). The Oxygen Project partners with schools and youth agencies in the St. Louis area to provide ongoing yoga programming. Katie will be coordinating the kids programs at Manifest Station Vol. 4.

Shenee Alexa 

Transformative Breathwork
Introduction to Conscious Breathing

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 is passionate about working with those who are ready to improve their life experience and enjoys sharing applicable tools to assist in self growth. She loves traveling; building community everywhere. Her other passions include edible gardening, kayaking, dancing and journaling.

Kennedy Rawlings

Find Your Bliss Yoga

A Carbondale native, Yogi, 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 and 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. Completing her 200 HR intensive Yoga Teacher Training with Passion Yoga School in Costa Rica, Kennedy focuses these days on starting up a nature, yoga and healing program for at risk juvenile delinquents. 



3-4p Sacred Sexuality – Windsong

3-4p Mindful Vinyasa – Kennedy

4:30-5:30p Belly Dancing with Veils – Kelsey

4:30-6p Rekinection Aerial Skills Basics (adults) – Laura

4:30-5:30p Gong Sound Healing – SiriAtma

6-7p dinner

7-11 entertainment

7pm – All community opening ceremony – Debby, Christine

11p All Community Campfire Sound Jam / Flow Session – Christine

Camp Manitowa Cedar Point

1327 Camp Cedar Point Ln, Makanda, IL 62958