2016 Madison Yoga Challenge

 

Inaugural Madison Free to Breathe 8-hour Team Yoga Challenge
July 23, 2016 | 9:10 a.m.


Challenge yourself in this all day, outdoor, one-of-a-kind team yoga experience and raise funds to help change the future of lung cancer. Teams of up to 8 members will participate in up to 8 hours of varied-intensity, instructor-led yoga.  A variety of wellness experiences and other activities will round out a full day of yoga, community and fun, all to help double lung cancer survival. See Additional Information page for more details and an event map.

Why A Yoga Fundraising Event for Lung Cancer? Yoga encourages wellness and caring for the body. Affirmation of life and spirit are intertwined with strengthening the body. With its focus on breath, yoga is the perfect response to lung cancer - a disease that impacts patients' ability to breathe.

Register and start fundraising today to earn your spot and to help double lung cancer survival. Register using the links above, and download donation forms here.

LOCATION

Lake Farm Park
3113 Libby Road
Madison, WI 53711

2016 Madison Challenge Map

EVENT SCHEDULE

8:00 a.m. - Check-in and mat placement begins
9:10 a.m.
- Welcome comments and fundraising awards
9:30 a.m.
- Yoga practice begins
The 8 hours will be divided into one hour segments that vary in intensity and style and will be lead by experienced instructors from our local yoga studio sponsors (see additional information page for more detail).  We will begin and end with a practice accessible to all levels and vary throughout the day to appeal to the beginner and advanced yogi alike.

Yoga Schedule Madison 2016   Workshops Madison 2016
5:30 p.m.
- Closing celebration

STEP 1 - FORM A TEAM

REGISTRATION FEE - online registration closes 7.20.16 at midnight.

No event day registrations

Questions? Contact us.

$50*/person includes exclusive blue event yoga tank (see women's and men's versions), bag and entry into the full day experience

*Registration fee counted toward your fundraising total.

TEAM FUNDRAISING REQUIREMENT

$1,200**

Each yoga team can have up to 8 yogis contributing to the fundraising requirement and participating in part or all of the 8-hour yoga practice. By registering as a team captain, you are setting your team's intention to raise at least $1,200 for Free to Breathe. For a team of 8 people, that is only $100 per team member, after registration fees are factored in!  See the Additional Information page for event day incentive experiences.

**Team fundraising total is the sum of the individual fundraising efforts by all team members

NON TEAM MEMBER FUNDRAISING REQUIREMENT

$400

Each individual registering outside a team is welcome to join our Sangha Circle area on event day to practice with other solo practitioners. By registering, you are setting your intention to raise at least $400 for Free to Breathe. In addition to securing your spot on event day, each fundraising level you hit will increase your eligibility for fabulous fundraising incentives!

STEP 2 - SET A GOAL & START TRAINING

Team members may complete as much or as little of the yoga as they choose, but at least one team member should strive to be on their mat participating at all times. Each team member will be encouraged to set a personal participation goal for the day (i.e. 3 hours). See the Additional Information page for training specials from our yoga studio partner sponsors to help you train to meet your goal!

STEP 3 - CHANGE THE FUTURE OF LUNG CANCER

By participating in this one-of-a-kind event, you’re helping Free to Breathe to reach our goal of doubling lung cancer survival by 2022. All proceeds raised by this team yoga challenge fund vital research and awareness programs dedicated to this vision. Learn more.

In Case of Inclement Weather

Our goal is to ensure the safety of every event participant and volunteer. In the occasion of severe weather, decisions to delay or postpone the Madison Yoga Challenge will be made in consultation with local event jurisdictions, law enforcement, the park and other officials. Weather forecasts will be monitored through out the day, with special attention placed on the possibility of hail, thunder and lightening. Free to Breathe event personnel reserve the right to delay, postpone or cancel an event due to inclement weather.

It is possible that we may encounter periods of rain throughout the day. Should rain occur without the threat of thunder or lighting we will continue the day’s activities without interruption. If lighting or other dangerous weather should develop, we reserve the right to delay the event for up to 60 minutes. Free to Breathe staff will be monitoring the weather throughout the day’s activities and will keep all participants updated as necessary.

Additional Information 

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SPONSORS

 


 

INSPIRATION STATION SPONSOR:

 

Turville Bay

 


 

Karma Sponsor:

 

Genentech

 


 

SURVIVORS & THRIVERS RETREAT AREA SPONSOR:

 

Turville Bay

 


 

STUDIO PARTNER SPONSORS:

 

Dragonfly

 

Perennial

 


 

WELLNESS AREA SPONSOR:

 

GHC

 


 

CHILL STATION SPONSOR:

 

FloatMadison

 


 

TEAM REJUVENATION AND PHOTO AREA SPONSOR:

 

TerasWhey

 


 

Refreshments Sponsor:

 

Myriad Genetic Laboratories, Inc

 


 

YOGA STUDIO TRIBE SPONSOR:

 

EarthViewYoga

 


 

MEDITATION AND MEMORIAL AREA SPONSOR:

 

MassageforWomen

 


 

PRANA SPONSOR:

 

 TeamSoft, Inc

 


 

PUJA SPONSORS:

 

State Bank of Cross Plains

 

Wegner CPAs

 

 

CKHair

 


 

Media Sponsors:

 

Nature's Pathways Magazine

 

Brava Magazine

 

Natural Awakenings


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Well Expo    Trent Gerber Photography    BrewersOrganics

 

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