Holistic International Festival of Yoga 2018

The weekend festival is planned to bring the spirit of the International Day of Yoga to Manchester.

With an East meets West energy running through the festival, HIFY hopes to unite ancient knowledge with passion.

International Yogis and Holistic teachers will be leading workshops on Meditation, Power of Breath, Nutrition & Ayurveda plus yoga styles including JivaMukti, Kundalini & Hatha.

If you are a seasoned yoga lover or just starting out, this festival is for YOU.

Join us on a journey to find freedom to explore new ways to become healthy, joy-full, balanced & empowered in our body, mind & spirit.

#celebratingyogatogether

Headliners 2018

Bijay Anand

Bollywood actor & filmstar Bijay Anand acquired everything only to....

Andrea Everingham

Manchester feels extremely privileged to be the dwelling place of...

Keith Squires

With over 30 years experience as a vegetarian chef Keith was voted...

Raquelle Gracie

Inspirational female yogi powerhouse Raquelle Gracie turned her...

Mick Timpson

Mick is an award-winning Architect, Artist, and a Senior Yoga Professional...

Meenaa Mahaajjan

A Doctorate in Spiritual Science & a world renowned Transformation Coach...

Sister Jayanti

Sister Jayanti is the European Director of the Brahma Kumaris, with over...

John Jones

John is an author, homeopath, and a Senior Director of the International Yoga...

Ashleigh Guthrie

As a Mind Body Mentor, Ashleigh’s unique Massage Skills, Meditation, Hypnotherapy...

Christoph Spiessens

A renowned Omotenashi expert, Christoph Spiessens was born in Temse...

Kayleigh Cooper

Claiming that yoga is like a magical prescription for our bodies...

Daniel Gronan

An inspired teacher & practitioner of Hatha Raja Yoga, Daniel is devoted to...

2018 Festival Schedule

SATURDAY

11:00 AM

GATES OPEN

SATURDAY

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Holy Mantra

with Mr. & Mrs. Brilliant

SATURDAY

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Namaste Holistic Manchester

Conscious conversations with the day's headliners

SATURDAY

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Yoga of Food

Keith Squires (2017 Veganlife Chef of the year)

SATURDAY

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Rejoice Hour

SATURDAY

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Feel the bliss of Raja Yog Meditation

with Sister Jayanti

SATURDAY

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Create balance, abundance & peace in your life

with Dr. Meenaa Mahajan (Doctor of Spiritual Sciences)

SATURDAY

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

DRU Yoga Dance

SATURDAY

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Holy Mantra

with Mr. & Mrs. Brilliant

SATURDAY

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Lighting of the Auspicious Lamp

with Dr. Meenaa Mahajan

SATURDAY

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Yoga of the elements

with Raquelle Gracie (inspirational Yogi Powerhouse)

SATURDAY

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Seeking Inner Peace Amongst the Chaos

with Bijay Anand (Renowned Bollywood Actor & Yoga Master)

SATURDAY

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Rejoice Hour

SATURDAY

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Seeking Inner Peace Amongst the Chaos

with Bijay Anand (Renowned Bollywood Actor & Yoga Master)

SATURDAY

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

DRU Yoga Dance

SATURDAY

11:00 AM

GATES OPEN

SATURDAY

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Mantra Recital for kids

with Dr. Vijay Rajput (VOICE)

SATURDAY

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Rejoice Hour

SATURDAY

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

AYURVEGAN Cookery Demo

with Keith Squires (VeganLife Chef of the Year)

SATURDAY

11:00 AM

GATES OPEN

SATURDAY

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Be Brilliant! SoundWave™ Exquisitely crafted mantra & sound-bath meditations

with Mr. & Mrs. Brilliant

SATURDAY

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Be Brilliant! SoundWave™ Exquisitely crafted mantra & sound-bath meditations

with Mr. and Mrs. Brilliant

SATURDAY

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Cacao Meditation

with Ashleigh Guthrie

SUNDAY

11:00 AM

GATES OPEN

SUNDAY

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Holy Mantra

with Mr & Mrs Brilliant

SUNDAY

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Namaste Holistic Manchester

Conscious conversations with the day's headliners

SUNDAY

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Healer, Heal thyself

with Christoph Spiessens (Holistic Coach)

SUNDAY

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Rejoice Hour

SUNDAY

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Quiet your mind and awaken your soul force - A dharma talk

with John Jones

SUNDAY

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Learn how to be different and do differently

with Mick Timpson

SUNDAY

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Going out into the world. Closing meditation. Peace

with Mick Timpson

SUNDAY

11:15 AM - 11:45AM

Laughter Yoga

with Dr. Poonam Kakkar

SUNDAY

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Easy like Sunday Morning Yoga

with Kayleigh Cooper (Holistic Chief Yogi)

SUNDAY

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Experience the power of Jivamukti

with Andrea Everingham

SUNDAY

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Rejoice Hour

SUNDAY

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Experience inspirational Jivamukti

with Andrea Everingham

SUNDAY

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Going out into the world. Closing Meditation. Peace

with Mick Timpson

SUNDAY

11:00 AM

GATES OPEN

SUNDAY

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

CHANGE4LIFE SESSION

with Mrs. Dobric

SUNDAY

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Create balance, abundance & Peace in your life

with Dr. Meenaa Mahajan , Doctor of Spiritual Sciences

SUNDAY

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Rejoice Hour

SUNDAY

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Bhagavad Gita - Skilful living in a changing world

with John Jones

SUNDAY

11:00 AM

GATES OPEN

SUNDAY

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Be Brilliant! SoundWave™ Exquisitely crafted mantra & sound-bath meditations

with Mr. & Mrs. Brilliant

SUNDAY

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Be Brilliant! SoundWave™ Exquisitely crafted mantra & sound-bath meditations

with Mr. & Mrs. Brilliant

SUNDAY

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Healer, Heal thyself: a personal coaching session reserved for Itison Members

with Christoph Spiessens