MINDBODY to Hold Inaugural Wellness Conference as Part of Times Square Solstice Celebration

MINDBODY SOL Conference opens to the public on June 22nd.

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Classes will be taught be New York-based masters including renowned yoga instuctors Rodney Yee and Colleen Yee and meditation gurus Alan Finger and Ethan Nichtern.

New York, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014

MINDBODY, the largest provider of web and mobile management solutions to the wellness and beauty industries, is adding a new component to this year’s Solstice in Times Square, hosted by the Times Square Alliance – an additional day of yoga and more called the MINDBODY SOL Conference. This full-day wellness conference will include a variety of feel-good workshops designed to nurture the mind and body, from meditation and yoga to Ayurveda and energy healing, all to help participants stay centered amid the frenzy of city life.

Classes will be taught by New York-based masters including renowned yoga instructors Rodney Yee and Colleen Yee and meditation gurus Alan Finger and Ethan Nichtern, among others. Over 500 health and wellness mavens in the New York area and beyond are expected to participate in the event, which will run from 8am to 5pm on June 22nd at the New York Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square at 1535 Broadway, New York.

Rick Stollmeyer, CEO and co-founder of MINDBODY said, "Solstice in Times Square is a beautiful gathering that celebrates the transformational effect of yoga on the world. We're honored to be a sponsor this year and to host the MINDBODY SOL Conference the next day. Mobile and web technologies, like our MINDBODY Connect app, are transforming the wellness business. Nowhere is this more evident than in yoga, where millions of people regularly find and book their classes online.”

Classes at the MINDBODY Sol Conference are open to people of all skill levels throughout the day. Participants are encouraged to upload photos from the event and tag them #mindbodysol on Instagram and Twitter. Registration is now open at http://www.mindbodysol.com.

  •     8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
From Twists to Backbends, instructed by Rodney Yee and Colleen Yee
Ayurveda's Wisdom - Aligning with Our True Nature, instructed by Nicole Naclerio
Jivamukti Yoga Chakra Balancing, instructed by Sandi Gayartri Ferreira
Morning Jivamukti Yoga with Gospel Music, instructed by Austin Sanderson
  •     10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Body&SOL, instructed by Dana Trixie Flynn
Opening the Heart of Backbends with Jivamukti Yoga, instructed by Sandi Gayartri Ferreira
Hip Openers & Forward Bends, instructed by Rodney Yee and Colleen Yee
Meditation for Real Life, instructed by Ethan Nichtern

  •     12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
ISHTA Sweat and Samadhi, instructed by Sarah Finger
Kriya Yoga, instructed by Alan Finger
Ayurveda's Wisdom - Aligning with Our True Nature, instructed by Nicole Naclerio
Dream Weaver - Shamanic Healing, instructed by Jenna Walter

  •     2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Dream Weaver - Shamanic Healing, instructed by Jenna Walter
Ayurveda and Asana, instructed by Sarah Finger
Move Into Meditation - Movement Practice to Prepare for Meditation, instructed by Paula Tursi
Lotus FLY!, instructed by Dana Trixie Flynn

The MINDBODY SOL Conference is sponsored by MINDBODY Connect, a consumer booking app which links the public with the world’s largest wellness and beauty network and allows users to discover, book, pay, review and share any service, all through ONE login.

Due to overwhelming demand, the organizers of Times Square Solstice added for the first time ever a second day of yoga activities, in partnership with MINDBODY Connect. Participants can also join in the first day of Times Square Solstice on June 21st by watching the live webcast and taking free classes all day at http://www.TimesSquareNYC.org. Participants can upload yoga photos from anywhere in the world and tag them #SolsticeTSq on Instagram and Twitter.

About MINDBODY
Since its founding, MINDBODY has led the health and wellness industry in software development since its founding. Over 500,000 practitioners at over 35,000 locations in 100 countries use MINDBODY and thousands of new locations are adopting the software each month, making it the fastest growing SaaS provider in the wellness and beauty industry. In addition to its web and mobile solutions, the company offers a holistic, corporate wellness solution for employers called MINDBODY Exchange, and a consumer booking app called MINDBODY Connect. MINDBODY has been listed on the Inc. 500/5000 list as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for the past six consecutive years. http://www.mindbodyonline.com

About Times Square Alliance
The Times Square Alliance works to improve and promote Times Square - cultivating the creativity, energy and edge that have made the area an icon of entertainment, culture and urban life for over a century. Founded in 1992, the Alliance keeps the neighborhood clean and safe, promotes local businesses, manages area improvements and produces major annual events with partners including New Year's Eve, Solstice in Times Square and Taste of Times Square. As the custodians of Times Square, the Alliance works every day to improve the quality of life for the neighborhood residents and businesses while driving economic growth in New York City. http://www.TimesSquareNYC.org


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