Festival Feature: Ram Vakkalanka

Ram Vakkalanka was born and brought up in India, steeped in the Yogic tradition. He studied Sankskrit language, Yogic philosophy and Nada Yoga since childhood. Based in Toronto, Ram travels all over the world sharing his deep knowledge of Yogic philosophy, Sanskrit and Nada Yoga. So far, 22 CDs in three languages, one DVD as well as an online video course about the origin and evolution of Yoga of his works have been released, as well as appearing on Radio and TV.

Ram will be presenting three sessions over the Festival Weekend, including a Nada Yoga workshop (a guided meditation on the Chakras to the accompaniment of live Sitar), leading the Saturday Kirtan and taking us through the sacred texts of Bhagavad Gita and Yoga Sutras on Sunday.

For more about Ram, please visit www.aksharayoga.com

At BYF: Only the best food & drink….

What’s a festival without plenty of fun food and beverages to choose from? At the BYF you won’t find any greasy burgers or cheap beers, but you might just find yourself a few Brighton Bangers….

We’ve welcomed some of the most delicious, creative and healthy small companies to the festival this year, and they all have something special for you….
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At BYF 2015: Gem Yoga


Gemma Williams; founder of Gem Yoga offers Yoga classesYoga workshops and Yoga Parties around the Brighton area. Gemma also offers Personal TrainingSports Massage and Reiki treatments.

GemYogaTubePhotoPassionate about helping others to bring themselves and their lives back to balance, Gemma aims to help those she meets to become a stronger and truer self. She says: “Yoga and meditation helps us to practice self- awareness, to listen to self and see the bigger picture of our place in the universe. And to see truth; that we are all beautiful beings playing and interacting with each other on this big playground called earth!”

Read more At BYF 2015: Gem Yoga