Inaugural Baltimore Free to Breathe 8-hour Team Yoga Challenge
August 21, 2016 | 7:40 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.
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.
Water Fowl Lake Pavilion
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, Druid Hill Park
Baltimore, MD 21217
7:00 a.m. - Check-in and mat placement
7:40 a.m. - Welcome comments and fundraising awards
8:00 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 below). 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.
4:00 p.m. - Closing celebration
Visit the additional information page for an hour-by-hour yoga schedule.
STEP 1 - FORM A TEAM
REGISTRATION FEE - online registration closes 8.12.16
*Registration fee counted toward your fundraising total.
TEAM FUNDRAISING REQUIREMENT
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
INDIVIDUAL FUNDRAISING REQUIREMENT
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 fundrasing incenties!
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. 5 hours). Follow the Couch to Real Flexi Training Program, created by BMOREtoned and Real Flexi, to help you prepare for event day.
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.
National Event Series Premier Sponsor:
National Event Series Karma Sponsor:
WALL OF HOPE SPONSOR:
YOGA STUDIO TRIBE SPONSORS:
Training Plan Sponsor:
In Kind Sponsors: