Morning Glory XMAS special!
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Morning Glory XMAS special!
A Healthy Christmas Party?...Is this for real?
On Wednesday London will see 800 city workers get a healthy rave
before the Christmas craze!
Morning Glory on Wednesday 11th December 2013 will now be held at
The Oval Space, E2. Further dynamism is added to this already unique
and forward thinking morning experience. 800 Londoners will gather to
rave their way into the day in only two days time!
Morning Glory is an immersive soul-shaking dance experience for those
who dare to rise to an early morning challenge and want to wake up like
never before. Organisers add, “We have had an immensely successful
year and want to gather more people to celebrate this new morning
movement that is touching and inspiring so many people in London and
around the world.”
Explore space and let go with a dose of free form exercise, from hula
hooping to a melee of alternative improvised dance including biodanza,
five rhythms and barefoot boogie. Break down the parameters of the
yoga mat or cross trainer and destroy that structure and routine.
Featured in the Financial Times, BBC news, NBC, Vogue and even as
far as Bali and Columbia, this experience was created by some of the
most original and inspired minds of the modern day, alternative festival
And for those who don’t feel as bold or experimental, an incognito team
of actors and dancers lead the way at this sober shin dig, making you
feel as comfortable as possible.
Apart from boosting serotonin, euphoria, creativity and concentration
levels, exercising in the morning burns fat quicker, leaves you feeling
truly energised and prepares you for a stress free day ahead.
This four hour rave before work is not hardcore or an after-party, it is an
ideal, easy exercise to stabilise our body as it pumps out hormones to
wake you up.
Work and smartphones keep us wired and insomnia is on the rise but
exercise gives you better quality sleep, regulates your patterns and
leaves you needing less.
Perfect for those who used to go clubbing but had to grow up, this
immersive experience requires no prerequisites and is for anyone who
wants to get moving and smiling.
Youth worker from Redbridge, Emma Vine, 37, said: “The best bit about
the experience was walking in, getting a hug, damn good coffee, and
seeing that literally everyone was being massaged or dancing like
nobody was watching.”
“I came along because I was having a week of saying 'yes' to everything
and seeing where that took me. It has made me feel alive, energised,
far out, lucky and optimistic."
“Being a non-drinker I felt it had been specially created for me. It revived
my hope and reminded me that my main reason for being is to have fun
without being reckless, connect with others, take part, be seen and not
worry about what anyone else thinks.”
The producers behind the project, Samantha Moyo and Nico
Thoemmes, want to create something that subverts the morning culture
and gets people invigorated in a way that differs to the norm.
Thoemmes said: “We hate mornings and think a lot of Londoners share
the feeling. We couldn’t think of a better way to get rid of that mood than
injecting a little bit of the energy, excitement and pleasure we
experience at weekends. You get into your body, work out, meet new
people, and then carry on with your day. Fun then work.”
- NOTES TO EDITORS Morning Glory monthly event – Wednesday 11th December 2013
Venue: The Oval Space, E2 9DT
Doors open: 6.30am until 10.30am. Drop in anytime!
Music from: THE LOOSE CANNONS, DJ ANNIE O, DJ CHUCKLES
Press contact: Samantha Moyo 07979 109 086
The extras: · On arrival you will be greeted by your very own Wake Up Angels
· Nutritious superfood smoothie bar
· Wake-up massage station
· Coffee kiosk & croissants
Some of the Shoreditch Silicon Roundabout culture, charity workers,
blue chip companies, lawyers, policemen, bankers, psychologists…