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Wellnergy • The Theme Park For Wellness
September 4, 2021 - September 5, 2021
Taking place on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th September 2021, Wellnergy is the UK’s first ‘theme park for wellness’, designed to enhance the mind, body and soul.
The idea for Wellnergy was created during 2020 by the business’ Founders, who wanted to create an event to help heal individuals mentally and physically from the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis and give people something positive to look forward to, as well as to generally promote all things connected to wellness.
The event combines the five pillars of fitness, food, mindfulness, sound and laughter to create a completely unique, fun and enriching experience. Guests will learn from more than 100 wellness experts from every continent – more than any other wellness event – and be motivated by keynote speakers, including TV personality and mental health ambassador for the government Alex George, Founder and former CEO of Social Chain Steven Bartlett and sustainable entrepreneur Grace Beverley.
From talks to classes, workshops and exhibitions by the world’s most renowned wellness and fitness thought leaders and brands, guests can participate in a huge number of activities. There are training sessions, on everything from HIIT to healing and meditation in a number of dedicated outside spots, multiple experience tents, live music, comedy and a street food festival, featuring more than 15 world cuisines.
Wellnergy will be held in 50 acres of fields and woodlands at Cornbury Park, which is surrounded by the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. The perfect location for a weekend of energy and mindfulness.
With a huge emphasis on sustainability, Wellnergy has created an environmental policy for the weekend that includes a number of recycling initiatives to ensure the event is as eco-friendly as possible, from its food and beverage packaging to its décor, transport and tickets.
Wellnergy’s Headline Acts
Wellnergy will host talks by keynote speakers and unique interactive exercise sessions on its Main Stage, covering a number of topics from Sustainability at Home to Understanding a Plant-based Diet, How Your Mind Can Heal Your Body, Fitting Fitness into a Normal Lifestyle, How Society Can Heal After the Impact of Covid and Better Communication. Headline acts include:
- Dr Alex George is a TV personality, A&E doctor and most recently appointed as a mental health ambassador for the government. Alex will be directly looking at what support is offered to young people in schools, colleges and universities, and advising the government on what more they can do to help.
- Steven Bartlett is the inspirational speaker, Founder and former CEO of social media agency Social Chain. He uses his social media marketing knowledge to help inspire the next generation, filming online videos, across topics ranging from mental health to determination.
- Grace Beverley is the Founder of leading fitness brands, including Shreddy, which hosts live online workouts and classes, and TALA, which offers a fresh and stylish sustainable clothing line.
- Mia Togo is an experienced yoga teacher and life coach, who is currently running the ‘Coming Home to Wholeness’, an eight week transformational coaching programme, designed to invite self-inquiry, group engagement, and expand awareness on how to live in alignment with unique purpose.
- Rosie Millen is an experienced nutritional therapist, who has recently published the ‘Burnout’s A B*tch!’ book, which provides readers with a six week recipe and lifestyle plan to rest their energy.
Wellnergy Hubs and Tents
There are seven different experiential Tents across five different Hubs for guests to visit:
The Mindfulness Tent is a place to reflect and will empower individuals to embrace new ways to educate and relax the mind. It will host talks from highly respected experts and international speakers and will allow attendees to engage in a number of interactive experiences. Activities will include Meditation, Sound Healing, Reiki and Yoga. Talks will focus on a variety of topics, including mental wellbeing.
Whether they’re fitness lovers or novices, guests will find an array of experiences devoted to fitness, with a programme of live classes from leading experts and brands, a dedicated interactive Tent and over 25 dedicated outdoors spots for guests to get involved in physical activity. Top personal trainers and fitness experts from brands, including Barry’s Bootcamp, HIIT and F45, will host a schedule of live and energetic classes, from High-Intensity Training to Low Impact workouts, that are designed to work the body and to challenge all attendees. The Fitness Tent will showcase the latest in exercise wear, gym equipment and tailored fitness experiences. There will also be guest speakers discussing key fitness themes, including how to live a healthier life, nutrition and the importance of keeping active.
Wellnergy features a dedicated Nutrition Tent and an array of delicious, healthy and nourishing food and drink destinations and sampling stations in a street food festival, which includes more than 15 world cuisines. From vegan junk food to sushi and French burgers, there are options for every palette, with a large number of plant-based and vegetarian options and a focus on sustainable and delicious ingredients, that have a positive environmental impact. Gluten- and dairy-free options will also be available, ensuring there is something for those with specific dietary requirements. The Nutrition Tent will offer live cooking demonstrations creating healthy and nutritious dishes, with a focus on global and innovative trends such as adaptogens. Experts include nutritional therapist Rosie Millen, who will be on hand to discuss current trends and topics, including foods that boost brain power and tips to lead a plant-based diet.
The Sound Hub spans two picnic spots, where guests can listen to live music and celebrates up and coming talent. From Country, Folk, R&B and Disco, it features some of the best emerging unsigned artists. The Sound Tent will harness the eclectic world of music, showcasing the emotional awareness around music and breakthroughs in sound healing techniques with experts including musician Anne Malone.
The Guests will be entertained throughout the weekend with a number of impromptu performances by comedians and entertainers, as well as human statues and face painters. The New World Tent showcases science in wellness, where guests can enjoy exciting experiences, like high altitude training simulation, floating chamber sessions and learn about the applications of AI for mental wellbeing. The Fashion In Wellness Tent lets guests experience the correlation between fashion and wellbeing. It will feature talks on topics such as the relationship between colours and mental health, sustainability and the effects of fabrics on attitude. There will be pop-up shops, showcasing a range of new and old fashion collections, with special discounts available for Wellnergy guests.
Sunday 5th September is the Wellnergy Family day and the Kiddie Land Tent is designed to focus on the wellbeing and happiness of little ones, aged from four to 12. Here, kids are empowered and introduced to the concept of wellness in easy-to-understand bitesize chunks. Co-hosted by a local children’s charity, this will feature child-friendly games with a fitness and food focus.