3rd Annual VIBEUP Fest at Navy Pier

July 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Navy Pier's East Rooftop Terrace
$28 with discount code ASWEATLIFE

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Join WADE GOTWALS & GIDEON AKANDE at our 3rd Annual NAVY PIER YOGA SOCIAL               

Wade Gotwals, easily one of Chicago’s most loved in the yoga world, with Gideon Akande, Men’s Health Top Trainer, & special guest Bellicon Fitness, invite you to an evening of connection & community.

The 3rd annual VIBEUP Fest at Navy Pier combines three conscious activities – yoga, fitness, & meditation – in the heart of downtown Chicago. We’re transforming Navy Pier’s East Terrace into a celebration of good vibes. A yoga & 2 fitness classes for all levels with world renowned teachers, a large group meditation, followed by the iconic Navy Pier Fireworks – all with 360 views of Lake Michigan, a gorgeous sunset to the Chicago Skyline, fresh air, great music, & so much more – come together for FUN, COMMUNITY, & GROWTH.



Enter the main entrance. Plan for a 20 minute walk the length of the Pier to the East Terrace, which you’ll find above the Beer Garden on the 2nd Floor.


 6:15 PM – 7:00 PM : FITNESS: Bellicon Fitness

Join Bellicon Fitness for a 45min high intensity workout.

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7:15 PM – 8:00 PM : FITNESS: Get Fit with Giddy

Join Men’s Health Top Trainer, Gideon Akande, as he uses your body weight (and some props to keep you on your toes, literally) for a total body strength-conditioning class.

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8:15 PM – 9:15 PM : YOGA: Vinyasa Playful Flow with Wade
Wade has taught yoga for years, in and out of Chicago & around the world, & we’re honored to have him back for his 3rd year in a row with us all at Navy Pier under the sunset, stars, skyline & fireworks, to lead 500+ through a fun, funky flow.


9:15 – 9:30 PM : MEDIATION: Community + Independence

Join Wade & the VibeUP team as we settle down & VibeUP into the evening with a relaxing & climaxing (to the fireworks) experience.


Be sure to stick around for Navy Pier’s iconic firework show, perfectly scheduled at the end of meditation & for honoring our independance day.

9:30 pm – 10:00 PM : SOCIAL: Meet, Mingle, Sip, Snack & Shop

Meet like minds, hang with friends, enjoy the freebies from our mindful friends, grab a bite on the Pier.

At 10:00 PM you don’t have to go home, but you can’t Nama’stay’here 🙂

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About Dani Kruger

As a proud New Englander at heart, Dani loves the outdoors and anything maple-flavored. After a decade in the Midwest, she moved to Seattle where she loves the mild temperatures and mountain views. Dani's competitive nature is no secret, whether she's trying to do yoga at all of the state capitol buildings (23 so far!) or seeing how much vertical she can run each month in the mountains of the PNW. By day, she nerds out behind the computer as a data analyst for a health care consulting firm, where she works to ensure all individuals have timely access to high quality health care services.

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