The Kind Fest is a week-long virtual festival focused on being kind to your mind, your body and the planet.

We have a fantastic line up of events starting our mornings with yoga and breath work sessions, afternoon talks that will inspire you, and a mix of evening sessions from sound baths to cook-alongs to a fun Friday packed with dancing and sing-along-social.

We hope that this week will set you up with the best possible mindset for the months ahead. We will be finishing the week with a visualisation and collage workshop on Saturday where you get to imagine 'Your Future You', dream big and map out your future goals. We'll be laughing our way into April, literally, with a laughing yoga class and a restorative session to close out on Sunday evening.

No matter what the news in April brings you'll be well equipped with all the tools to deal with whatever life throws at us and we look forward to bringing together an amazing community of people.

INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS €12. Pick and choose which events you want to join. These are subject to availability as places are limited across sessions.  

ALL SESSIONS ARE RECORDED WITH 72HR PLAYBACK if you miss one you can request the playback to do in your own time.

Ticket holders for the week will have access to all events and talks and will also receive exclusive discount codes. You'll also be first to know about our next events and have early access to The Kind Club. Coming to you in April. 

 

Monday 22nd March

Join us for Rise & Shine yoga with Dane Hickey. We want to ensure you feel awakened, with your hearts and mind open to the week.

We will be moving together as the sun rises, combining traditional yoga asana with some fun strength building adaptations. The practice is breath focused throughout, so expect to move mindfully with the breath.

This class is suitable for all levels and make sure to bring any props that you may want for your practice.

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Tune in at lunchtime to Finn & Ali the creators of The Positive Planner for a Guide to Journaling Workshop.

You may already be familiar with this brand, this is the duo behind one of our best selling products in store.We'll explore letting go of perfection, guided prompts, a brain tangle exercise and a Q&A with the founders.

You don't need a Positive Planner, just bring a pen, paper and an open mind.

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We’ll be closing our day with an Immunity Boosting Yoga Session led by Ruth Delahunty.

This sequence is designed to boost your circulation, expand your lungs, aid your digestion and reduce stress.

All key contributing factors to boosting the immune system.

This class is suitable for all levels, all you need is your yoga mat. We look forward to seeing you there.

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Tuesday 23rd March

Sarah brings you Wild & Free Yoga as a method of deeply connecting with your body & instinctual self.

This will be a class to build strength in the legs, glutes and core to allow us to open the upper parts of the body like the shoulders, neck and chest. Wild & Free Yoga is a journey through the body and the breath to find freedom within.

This class is suitable for all levels.

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Tune in at lunchtime to Mrs Smartmoney to talk about building a positive money mindset. Mindful Money is about building good spending habits and a positive money mindset to build a fulfilling, happy life no matter what the income.

We’ll be learning more about financial self-care and mindful spending.

We’re also delighted to have Kel’s book ‘Mindful Money’ in stock too!

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We’ll be closing our day with one of my favourite sessions a sound bath run by Rachel Lenny.

Sound baths use the tones from crystal alchemy bowls to charm you away from the mental nose and chatter and connect you deeper with your inner world. It's a beautiful way to relax and wind down.

All you need is to dress comfy, lie down, relax and its recommended to use headphones if you have them.

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Wednesday 24th March

An uplifting yoga class to start your day off and set you up for the day ahead.

The practice begins with mindful movements to gently wake the body up, followed by an energizing Vinyasa sequence.

The class is suitable for all ages and experience levels.If anyone has any physical limitations and would like to talk to Ellen before the class, please contact her by email at yoga.ellenballard@gmail.com

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Lifestyle journalist, co-founder of GAFF Interiors, and host of The Futurist podcast Jo Linehan is a champion of sustainability

Join us for a talk with Jo, all about sustainable home, GAFF Shop, loving your home while keeping the environment in mind.

We'll talk about why fast interiors is the next challenge we need to address.

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Sonya is an intuitive eating coach that teaches the benefits of whole real foods for your body, specifically digestion. She helps you connect to your body and heal through a real food approach.

Sonya will be hosting a live cookalong. She will be teaching the health benefits of the food we are cooking and how they aid digestion. Pour yourselves a glass of wine and get your aprons on!

Recipe we'll be cooking will be released next week!

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Thursday 25th March

Introduced to yoga through drama school, Shane was not a yoga fan to begin with but with some persistent teachers eventually found an understanding and love for it. He started his practice in 2012 and used the free time during the pandemic to complete his teacher training.

Shane’s class will focus on opening up the front of the body and work towards releasing trapped energy that can be used to take you through the rest of the day.

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Manifesting / Vision Boarding Session - has been developed to motivate and excite you, helping you to look forward to the future. By creating a Vision Board you tap into your desires and goals helping you be more focused and in tune to what you really want.

In this workshop I will share with you the key components to manifesting, sharing a visualization exercise that is deeply relaxing but helps you to future pace your life. Plus by using NLP techniques to really power up your Vision Board.

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Breathwork is an amazing way to relax, reduce tension, and relieve stress and anxiety.

Suzie will guide you through some simple breathwork practices that you can bring into your everyday life to help ease stress and anxiety and promote calm in the body.

We will do a nice guided meditation following our breathwork to promote calm & shanti ( peace )

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Friday 26th March

We'll explore the air element with a heart opening practice.Beginning with meditation and an activating yin practice before we explore a spiralling Mandala Flow as we move 360 degrees around the mat.This creative & dynamic practice keeps you on your toes and challenges your coordination while shifting any stagnant energy.We'll finish with a pacifying Yin practice & a well deserved savasana :)

Not suitable for complete beginners.

Please bring blanket & a cushion/pillow to the practice.

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Haelee Reis is the founder of Struttin.ie and Wyld Social and has been making noise since she arrived in Dublin in 2015.

You’ve got the special sauce baby BELIEVE THAT! And Haelee's going to show you how to serve it up. Learn a short Twerk sequence to some badass tunes from the comfort (and privacy) of your own home. You’ll fall in love with these addictive, self-love twerk classes. Take it step-by-step and you’ll be struttin’ round with confidence in no time.

“This is all about you having fun and struttin’ around like a badass”

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The Sing Along Social is kind of like a zero-commitment choir. You don’t need to practice. You don’t need to know the words. You don’t even need to be able to sing.

Hosted by Aoife Mc and The Craic Mechanics, it’s group karaoke with no microphones and no putting anyone on the spot. It’s all about caterwauling along to your favourite songs in the company of friends and strangers

Suitable for all ages, but a prior appreciation of cheesy pop music and general silliness is an advantage.

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Saturday 27th March

Join this enjoyable and powerful practice in which you will guided through a deeply relaxing meditation before some calming breathwork. Both of which will prepare you mentally and physically for your visualisations.

Let's let go of what has passed and together, look to the future. The collective shared energy will no doubt help you focus on what's important to you, while letting go of anything that isn't serving you or is outside of your control.

We'll tap into the powerful of anticipation, which has been has been scientifically proven to improve our wellbeing. Now is the time to set some intentions and goals for your future, visualise what it is you want and enjoy the process along the way.

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"Your Future You" will start with an introductory presentation which will cover tips, tricks and techniques of collage, after which the vision boarding exercise will take place.

What you learn: Tips and tricks for composing the image, different genres of collage, colour composition, framing, depth and three dimensional collage. You will learn that there is no right or wrong with this medium, and will experiment with self expression that also presents a creative challenge.

Benefits: Meditative practice of choosing, cutting, composing and curating your own collages. The workshop is a relaxing and informal collective activity

Materials Required: Collage materials (books, magazines, newspapers, photographs etc.) Paper, Glue, Scissors/cutter

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Reggae Yoga is the union of movement and sound. Traditional Yoga asanas are being taught while sweet Reggae Music is being played. This class encourages you to express yourself. Sway to the music, allow yourself to be free, dance if you want. Speaking of dance, there is also light choreographed moved for the class to get you feeling Irie.

Reeta is a 5 year certified Instructor who teaches Hatha, Restorative, Yin & Vinyasa Yoga and you could possibly get them all in one Reggae Yoga class. Her style is fun, energetic, nurturing, patient with a slow flow feel. She is guaranteed to get you moving, smiling the whole time.

Reggae Yoga is suitable for all levels and yoga beginners are encouraged to join in. So grab your mat, put your comfy yoga clothes on, free your mind and let's have some fun.

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Sunday 28th March

Your VIP pass to chill-land, this Slow Flow is the perfect way to wrap up your week with a well deserved dose of TLC.

Dim the lights, bring along some blankets and pillows, perhaps even a cup of your favourite tea!

Open to all levels, beginner friendly flow to stretch out and wind down.

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Laughing Yoga combines unconditional laughter with yogic breathing without humour, jokes or comedy.

Laughter is simulated as a physical exercise while maintaining eye contact with others in the group and promoting playfulness. This soon leads to real and contagious laughter. Laughter Yoga bypasses the intellectual systems that normally act as brake on natural laughter.

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Slow flow yoga is 45 minutes of active & passive stretching at a slow pace!

This meditative movement will be sure to make you feel rested and prepared for the week that follows.

The class will finish with 10minutes meditation to enhance the mind body connection!

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