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Our heartful island festival is back in a brand new shape and form

Welcome to Magnesia Summer Days – the most soulful Summer festival held on the magical island of Suomenlinna! We are happy to announce that our heartful island festival is back in a brand new shape and form, and we are so excited. 

Our unique outdoor event consists of 11 mini festivals organized between Thursday, July 29th and Sunday, August 1, 2021 in the breathtaking surroundings of Kustaanmiekka. 

Come and join us for a magical day in the sheltered caches of an old wall, surrounded by the Baltic Sea and the beautiful Helsinki Archipelago.

Pick and choose your favoUrite among 11 unique mini festivals

Over the course of four days we’ll get to enjoy yoga, dance, music, food and drinks, shopping and encounters with beautiful people in the breathtaking setting of Kustaanmiekka in the Southern parts of Suomenlinna. 

The program has been planned with utmost quality and precision in a typical Magnesia manner. We’ll be joined by some of the most exciting and interesting yoga and wellbeing facilitators, whose workshops have been combined with music in a soulful way according to 11 different themes. 

We have a total of 11 mini festivals on offer, and a handful of these will be held in English.
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CREATE YOUR PERFECT SUMMER's DAY

You can pick and choose your favourite – or several of your favourites – from the following 11 mini festivals. We are happy to announce that a handful of mini festivals will be offered in English to cater for our English speaking guests.

DEEP JOURNEY (EN / FI)
12.00 - 15.00

Innerdance Finland (Mari Rasimus, Karoliina Korhonen, Anu Agafia, Hale Heikkilä, Johanna Penttinen, Ville Vähäkangas, Ahilan Weltengaenger (GER) and Fanny Lemieux (CAN): Innerdance with Live Music
12.00 - 15.00

In an innerdance process, we will journey into listening our inner voice and guidance, flowing intuitively where the space guides us. The experience that unfolds might be stillness, movement, emotions, visions, energy work, realizations or anything in between. Innerdance helps you to find a natural, intuitive, more truthful state and balance, as well as seeing different layers of human experience in yourself and in the collective.

The space will be facilitated by music, instruments, sound, intuitive touch and speech. In this workshop, the speciality will be facilitation with live music instruments, e.g. the cello, violin and human voice. Workshop is suitable for everyone who hears the call and especially for those who have been on an inner journey already for a while. 

Innerdance Finland is a non-hierarchical community that organizes workshops and retreats in Finland, in a close co-operation with the global Innerdance community. Facilitators for the Magnesia Summer Days mini festival are Mari Rasimus, Karoliina Korhonen, Anu Agafia, Hale Heikkilä, Johanna Penttinen, Ville Vähäkangas, Ahilan Weltengaenger (GER) and Fanny Lemieux (CAN).

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MAGNETIC EVENING (FI)
16.00 - 19.00

Matti Pääaho: Intuitive Flow - sisältä näkyviin & DJ Genki
16 - 17.15

Jouni Hallikainen: Meditatiivinen Yin
17.45 - 19

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SACRED MORNING (EN)
10.00 - 13.00

 

Sanna Kokkonen-White: Mantra in Motion
10.00 - 11.15

Aligning Body, Mind, Heart. A gentle practice for the body. A focused practice for the mind. An opening practice for the heart. This practice is based on the ancient teachings of Vedic and Bhakti Yoga. We combine soft gentle movement and body postures (asana) with the deep soothing power of mantras. Chanting mantras liberates, cleanses and soothes the mind. I warmly welcome all levels. No previous experience in yoga or chanting mantras is required.

Sanna Kokkonen-White is an international yoga instructor, trainer and mentor based in Finland and Bali. Sanna is the founding owner of skyogini and is a member of the Radiantly Alive Yoga Bali Instructor Training Team as responsible for yoga philosophy. For Sanna, yoga is like a GURU that leads us from the darkness of ignorance to the light of understanding.

www.skyogini.com

Aino Siren: Sacred Surrender to Spirit - Music By Jaako Hurme - Vieno Sound & Healing
11.45 - 13.00

This Yoga & Light Language experience is designed to bring you in connection with the individual aspect of Spirit, Jiva Atman, & the Universal aspect of Spirit, Param Atman. You are exactly at the right place, at the right time, doing exactly what you are meant to be doing.⁣⁣⁣ We will start with a moment of connection with one another energetically, then proceed to gentle yoga, and finally you get to receive light language codes to take you on a journey.⁣

Aino is an ERYT 500 Yoga teacher, Reiki Master, Light Language channeler, Retreat leader, Yoga Teacher Trainer & Mentor, and founder of Siren Spirit. Aino has been teaching yoga since 2008 and is deeply anchored in the teachings of Tantra & Kriya Yoga. She has been learning from Alan Finger since early 2000’s; Al’s teachings lead all the way to Paramhansa Yogananda & Sivananda. In March 2019 Aino started to spontaneously channel light language during a ceremony, which opened up a new dimension for her to work with and incorporate in her teachings. Her mission is to help you remember who you are.

www.siren-spirit.com
@siren.spirit

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PRANAFUL AFTERNOON (FI)
14.00 - 17.00

 

Elisa Kuuttila: Katonah Yoga
14.00 - 15.15


Kaisa Kärkkäinen & Esmeralda Soul: Heartful Yin Yoga and Purifying Sound
15.45 - 17.00

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ECSTATIC NIGHT (FI)
18.00 - 21.30

 

Meri Mort: Boom to Bloom & DJ Milla Linna
18.00 - 19.15


Ecstatic Dance: DJ Milla Linna
19.30 - 21.30

 

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UPLIFTING MORNING (EN)
10.00 - 13.00

 

Kuldip Singh Quinterno: Kundalini Yoga Session: Embodying Spirit - Music by Lauri Wuolio
10.00 - 11.15

In this 75 minute class we will explore the practice of Kundalini Yoga with the intention to fully embody your spiris and feel more connected to the authentic self. The science of Kundalini Yoga uses dynamic movement, breath rhythms and somatic compression to help release, balance and transform your internal energy. It is an accessible and fun way to feel a profound inner shift.

Kuldip Singh Quinterno (New York City) is a Kundalini Yoga teacher with over 20 years experience practicing and sharing yogic and healing arts. He is the owner and director of education at the Helsinki Healing Arts Center and a professional Somatic Therapist with a focus on somato-emotional trauma and fascia release.

For more information visit us at www.helsinkihealingartscenter.com

Wuolio will bring the cupolas and electronic soundscape to Magnesia and you can enjoy of it in saturday morning classes.

Lauri Wuolio is known worldwide as a forerunner of cupola aka handpan. He has published four records with name Kumea Sound. The newest one Real Music for Unreal Times: Vol. 2 was recorded in corona spring and draw a lot of positive attention in the scene. As a musician and sound artist Wuolio is also the founder of Future Rust - recording badge and International Cupola Day.

www.wuolio.fi

www.kumea.net

Julia Oravisto: Inner Space & Strength - Pilates - Music by Lauri Wuolio
11.30 - 12.15

This workshop creates more space in the body and mind through breathing as well as deep openings. Strengthening movements create space in the body, leaving it feeling light and strong. Open to all levels.

Julia Oravisto is the founder of BAY Helsinki Pilates, Yoga and Barre and a Pilates instructor trained in Australia. Julia’s extensive experience in contemporary dance, yoga, and various somatic body care methods brings a unique nuance to her teaching, which combines flowing movement and a strong body-mind connection.

 

Mariela Sarkima: Soft Touch Flow - Music by Lauri Wuolio
12.30 - 13.00

Care for body and mind with calm movement, deep breath and soft touch. In the inspiring guidance of Mariela Sarkima you will pamper yourself by listening your inner voice. After short warm-up there will be massage for tense face muscles at the pace of your breathing. 30-minutes moment of pampering will end up with soft mantra and relaxation.

Mariela Sarkima has been influencer in the beauty and wellness scene for over 20 years, by producing a variety of events, workshops, retreats, video, image and text content as her main job. Mariela is also a kundalini yoga instructor and practitioner of Peter Hess- and Holistic Voice- relaxation methods.

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JOYFUL AFTERNOON (EN)
14.00 - 17.00

 

Kim Herold: Full Body Burner
14.00 - 14.45

Get your mind working, blood flowing and heart pumping with this fun full body bodyweight workout.

Kim moved abroad when he was only 17. While he was working there he was getting familiar with different kind of sports. During the years in Paris, he found the music and has been working as a musician since then. Because sports has always been important to Kim, he also decided to educate himself as a personal trainer. Nowadays Kim is fighting in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He also benefits movements from martial arts in his trainings with bodyweight. Even though you can find Kim from the yoga mat, his passion is hard workouts that uplifts his pulse. He believes that healthy habits in life are the keys to happy life.

 

Elisabeth Ehrnrooth: Solo Concert
15.00 - 15.30

Elisabeth Ehrnrooth is a singer-songwriter with a voice that soothes the soul. Elisabeth has released music both in english and swedish and will be performing both old and new tunes at Magnesia Festival. “For me music has always been a way to connect with something bigger and deeper. I hope to bring listeners to that same place of peace, softness and joy that arises from our own inner being. I invite you to join me to connect with yourself and the present moment, through music <3

Listen to Elisabeths' music on Spotify

 

Matilda Mannström: Cultivating Freedom - A Heartful Yoga Practice
15.45-17.00

A familiar feeling. Heartwarming, like a stream of well-being; wholesome, smooth, loving, grounding. Like remembering something. Life makes sense. I welcome you to join a session that ultimately helps you to embody a bit of freedom, perhaps reconnect with yourself and the exquisiteness of life - just so that you can continue your journey with more clarity, elegance and joy. 

Matilda Mannström is a Helsinki based yoga teacher, goldsmith and jewellery designer. She was introduced to yoga in her early teens in 2007, and has been sharing her teachings since 2012. Matilda is currently studying with Yogarupa Rod Stryker.

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EUPHORIC NIGHT (EN)
18.00 - 21.00

 

Julia Hackzell: Euphoric Flow with DJ Orkidea
18.00 - 19.30

This is an ecstatic movement & yoga experience that will drop you into your body-mind and the beat of your spirit. We’ll move through asana, spicy sequences, shaking, jumping & free movement in rhythm to a transformative soundscape by DJ Orkidea. This experience is for you who love to move with the flow of life, in devotion to everything you are.

Julia has a deep passion for the human body and its layers. She believes in the immense power of the body-mind and strongly knows that everyone, with the right tools and guidance, can bring their dreams to fruition. Julia has been guiding yoga, movement, and meditation over the past six years and wishes to hold space for anyone who wants to connect their bodily wisdom. Her deep love for nature and sound is applied to her offerings. In her classes, you will always have space for free movement and transformational explorations. She intends to create a space for self-empowerment and takes you on journeys into the ocean of the self. She holds space for depth in a light-minded way, with devotion to everyone in the space.

 

DJ Orkidea: Dance Party
19.30 - 21.00

DJ Orkidea is one of the most successful electronic music artists in Finland. As a DJ he has performed in the six different continents over 2000 times, published six albums, produced number one songs, remixed Tiesto and Nightwish and has rewarded as a best DJ in Finland for seven times. As an event producer for example Classical Trancelations, Serenan Pacifique, Skidit Disko and legendary Unity-club are Tapio’s and his friends creations.

Tapio is versatile music maker and has worked e.g. for Nokia as a sound design manager and at the moment he is working as a head of music for YleX. In Magnesia Orkidea is playing his career's first gig in yoga class and he promises to make it an unforgettable music journey.

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MORNING MAGIC (EN / FI)
10.00 - 13.00

 

Wambui Njuguna-Räisänen: Gentle Ashtanga Flow (EN)
10.00 - 11.15

In this class, we’ll practice up to about the quarter primary series of Ashtanga yoga. This class is for you if you are a beginner or need a gentle introduction into the practice. Props welcome. Language of instruction will be English.

Wambui Njuguna-Räisänen helps people reconnect with their inherent sense of ease and joy through yoga, meditation and massage. Her warm, encouraging and gentle approach inspires long-term sustainability to living a life filled with wellness. Visit wambuinjuguna.com and @wellnesswithwambui for more info.

 

Katri Syvärinen: Yin & Flow Yoga Magic: Phoenix Rising (FI)
11.45 - 13.00

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DELIGHTFUL AFTERNOON (EN)
14.00 - 17.00

 

Eva Estlander: Align IN + OUT Vinyasa Flow
14.00 - 15.15

Arrange your bones, muscles and subtle energy to reorganize your spirit in this dynamic, yet playful Power Vinyasa Sequence. This class taps into the subtle body, focusing on the chakras (energy centers) and is all about external and internal ALIGNment. The class is suitable for all levels, however, please note that the sequence is more on the dynamic side, that being said, modifications will be offered so that you can create a practice that works for you! What to expect: sweat, soul and a sassy playlist!

Eva Estlander is an international yoga teacher and founder of the yoga clothing brand Moonah Wear. Eva is known for her Chakra yoga. It is said that Eva has a special, gentle way to guide your body into appropriate alignments, and that there is a magical tone in her lessons where you can feel her unquenchable thirst for spirituality. Eva completed her first yoga teacher training with Satu Tuomela and Ramesh Tarun Narine in Nicaragua in 2012 and lived in Mexico for nearly seven years, where she taught yoga and offered international yoga retreats until she finally returned to her hometown a couple of years ago. In Eva's teaching, this relaxed and open way of life, captured in Mexico, is conveyed, and for her, music is also an important part of the practice. Eva specializes in the energy body and manifestation, and she unreservedly believes in kindness, and that everything is energy and that what you give of yourself will eventually return to you. 

www.evaestlander.com  

@evaestlander

 

Eveliina Holm & Jaakko Elo: Music Medicine - Yin & Guitar
15.45 - 17.00

During this delightful afternoon session you'll tune into the healing effects of music and yin yoga. Eveliina will guide you through a beautiful yin sequence that creates space within the body-mind and takes you into the wisdom of the heart. Elo's acoustic guitar leaves you dwelling in bliss, supports the whole practice and connects all practitioners. Join the lovely yoga-couple Eveliina & Elo and surrender to this enriching bodily and sensory experience that will leave you feeling calm and heartful.  

Eveliina is a Helsinki based yoga teacher, an ayurvedic life coach and a mindfulness instructor. Her intention is to hold space for the ones who are willing explore the within and take a journey into the self. Her deep interest in human existance has led her into the world of yoga, embodiment and classical tantra and this is why spirituality, philosophy, free movement, somatics, visualizations and unique soundscapes often find their way into her offerings. Her teaching style is creative, playful, present and heartful. 

Jaakko Elo is a finnish artist-songwriter, whose music is describe life and human existance. His playing has beeen described as enchanting and touching. Elo is also an experienced yogi and entrepreneur and has a deep interest for all things spiritual and human. The music of this event is completely instrumental & acoustic so you'll be able to drop into the support of the unique soundscape he offers. 

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SOULFUL FLOW (EN)
18.00 - 21.00

 

Aino Siren: Divine Feminine Flow - Music by Jaako Hurme - Vieno Sound & Healing
18.00 - 19.15

This dynamic flow practice invokes the Divine Feminine energy within us. All of us of course have both, the feminine and masculine energies within us, regardless of gender. In yoga these lines of energies in our system are called Ida and Pingala Nadi, and balancing them is an integral part of our growth and evolution. The Feminine energy represents our ability to go with the flow, and allow ourselves to enjoy and receive more. During this practice you will flow in creative ways with circular movements and we explore making sounds, that release tension from our being.

Aino is an ERYT 500 Yoga teacher, Reiki Master, Light Language channeler, Retreat leader, Yoga Teacher Trainer & Mentor, and founder of Siren Spirit. Aino has been teaching yoga since 2008 and is deeply anchored in the teachings of Tantra & Kriya Yoga. She has been learning from Alan Finger since early 2000’s; Al’s teachings lead all the way to Paramhansa Yogananda & Sivananda. In March 2019 Aino started to spontaneously channel light language during a ceremony, which opened up a new dimension for her to work with and incorporate in her teachings. Her mission is to help you remember who you are.

www.siren-spirit.com
@siren.spirit

Victoria Lindqvist: Heartful Concert
19.45 - 21.00

Victoria Lindqvist, known to many from last year’s The Voice of Finland competition, is a sparkling and personal sound artist, songwriter and musician who enchants her listeners with an authentic presence and an open heart. At Magnesia, Victoria’s performance will include both her own and borrowed songs - creative pop tunes spiced up with strong Nordic roots. Joy, intuition and a flowing improvisation go hand in hand with her music. In which she uses not only her voice, but the piano, percussions and looping techniques as well. With her duo called Sepia, Victoria has taken her artistic folk pop around the world. Now it’s time for her to step into her own power as a solo artist.

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Tickets are limited to 70 per mini festival. You can buy yourself a ticket to one or more mini festivals. The price of one ticket is 55 €. The number of tickets may be increased closer to the event according to current restrictions.

After the mini festival, you can continue your day in the exclusive Heartful Space area, which offers nourishing food and drinks, shopping and encounters with our wonderful community. From there on, you are invited to enjoy Suomenlinna's wide range of activities: exhibitions, restaurants and cafés, historically significant sights and numerous nature attractions. Take a dip in the sea, relax on the cliffs or set out to explore the island. There is definitely something for everyone!
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A perfect Summer’s day in Suomenlinna

Magnesia Summer Days is organized as an outdoor event in a brand new, once-in-a-lifetime location that’s an experience in and of itself. Surrounded by breathtaking views in all directions, the location adds its own magic to the most heartful event of the Summer. 

After attending your mini festival of choice, you are welcome to enjoy the abundant offerings of Suomenlinna in any way you prefer. Suomenlinna has something to offer to everyone: cafes and restaurants, exhibitions, shopping, beaches, recreational areas and historical sites to visit. Take a dip in the ocean, relax on the seaside, and pamper yourself with delicious food and drinks – enjoy the most magical Summer’s day in YOUR way! 

Plan your day ahead with the help of Suomenlinna’s tips! 


Please note that due to the current restrictions, access to the festival area is restricted to ticket holders. Thus, members of the family who do not have a ticket are not allowed to enter the festival area. You are, however, more than welcome to bring them along for a happy Summer’s day on the island – the choice is yours! What would a perfect Summer’s day look like for you? Come and join us for the most soulful Summer’s day – or why not weekend, the choice is yours! We cannot wait to connect with you soon!
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FACILITATORS

Magnesia Summer Days is co-created with the most exciting yoga and wellbeing teachers and facilitators in Finland. The program combines yoga, dance, and health and wellbeing with soulful tunes from some of the most interesting Finnish DJs and artists.

THURSDAY 29.7.2021

INNERDANCE FINLAND COLLECTIVE
MARI RASIMUS & CO.
MATTI
PÄÄAHO
DJ
GENKI
JOUNI
HALLIKAINEN

FRIDAY 30.7.2021

SANNA
KOKKONEN
AINO
SIREN
JAAKO
HURME
ELISA
KUUTTILA
KAISA
KÄRKKÄINEN
ESMERALDA
SOUL
MERI
MORT
DJ MILLA
LINNA

SATURDAY 31.7.2021

Kuldip Singh
Quinterno
JULIA
ORAVISTO
MARIELA
SARKIMA
LAURI
WUOLIO
KIM
HEROLD
ELISABETH
EHRNROOTH
MATILDA
MANNSTRÖM
JULIA
HACKZELL
DJ
ORKIDEA

SUNDAY 1.8.2021

Wambui 
Njuguna-Räisänen
KATRI SYVÄRINEN
EVA
ESTLANDER
EVELIINA HOLM
& JAAKKO ELO
AINO
SIREN
JAAKO
HURME
VICTORIA
LINDQVIST
  • "SUOMENlinna was like another world, an island full of magic and wonder during the festival."

  • "This festival has been the best investment in a long time. Definitely joining again next year!"

  • "Huge thanks for an unforgettable experience, there was a time before MAGNESIA, BUT now life is more colourful and connected."

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Current safety and assumbly recommendations are followed in the organising of Magnesia Summer Days. The number of participants is limited to 70 people per mini festival, which means no more than 70 people will gather in the same outdoor area simultaneously. Please do not arrive if you have the slightest symptoms of sickness. We reserve the right to make changes and respond to changing circumstances as necessary.
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