From June 21-23, 2019 Om Yoga Marrakech, in collaboration with Marrakech’s 5 star Movenpick Hotel and Bookingyoga.com, will host the EPIC Yoga Festival. The festival has invited yoga teachers from all over Morocco and abroad to lead yoga classes and workshops. It aims to inspire the Moroccan community to participate in the yoga movement. “We wanted to give Moroccans and people from overseas an opportunity to experience a unique fusion between yoga, music, and dance, ” says Aurelie Martin-Scally, the founder of Om Yoga.
EPIC Yoga Festival, a Marrakech City Event to take place from June 21st – 23rd, 2019
EPIC will also showcase African culture and how relevant avant-garde is in Morocco and Africa. It is also working to create a global humanitarian effort by supporting Project Soar and the Africa Yoga Project. Project Soar is a Marrakech based non-profit empowering teenage girls in Morocco and Uganda; Africa Yoga Project is a Kenyan non-profit organization and teaches community yoga classes in 19 African countries.
The festival has invited Lamonte Goode, creator of “cyber yoga” a blend of calisthenics, breakdancing, and yoga. Vandana Hart, a dancer, and filmmaker will also be in attendance to record for her Netflix documentary series We Speak Dance; to demonstrate how dance connects people across the world.
Tickets to the EPIC festival can be purchased through Bookingyoga.com. Early Bird Price – 1500 dirhams ( $150), Normal Ticket – 1800 dirhams ( $ 180 ).