Monday, June 2, 2014

Soulsational Press Release 2016

Soulsational Festival
July 30, 2016; Gates open at 11am
Soulsational Music Festival





A "Soulsational" Summer Event is coming to the Jersey Shore!

For the 6th consecutive year, Music & Wellness will be blissfully joined together at the Soulsational Festival to take place at Veterans Park in Bayville, NJ on July 30, 2016, 11am-9pm. The festival is a free community event featuring live music, local health and wellness businesses and practitioners, giveaways, a silent auction, and lots of opportunities to give back and unite the Jersey Shore community! It is being sponsored and organized by Alternative Health Solutions of NJ and This year is sponsored by Berkeley Township Recreation,
The Zen Den, Glen Kelly Real Estate LLC and Glen Kelly, Realtors, Eternal Tranquility, Shore Pointe Chiropractic, A Car For You, and Toms River Macaroni Kid. We still have room to add more sponsors this year.

The Soulsational Music & Wellness Festival was created to honor, share, and explore the many healing modalities, practitioners, organizations, and businesses devoted to health and wellness right here on the Jersey Shore. Its goal is to increase awareness of the many different green, holistic, organic, and healthy options within our community, support the local economy and offer a unique interactive family experience for all those in attendance.
We together hope to motivate and inspire our community to find what brings them health and greater happiness.

The festival is expected to reach an audience of over 5,000 people with continuous duel stage entertainment including great local original New Jersey musicians, numerous free group classes, A kids village, an art gallery, poets corner and live demonstrations. The day will also be packed with a full schedule of free events for the entire family of all ages; and with over 150 vendors and Food Trucks. Some featured vendors this year include businesses such as Anchorage Spine & Physical Therapy, Home Depot, The Vitamin Shoppe, Hannah Mary, and Ocean Organics; plus more. The event will be rounded off with interactive exhibits, healthy food options and organic beer, and with numerous planned activities- there is something for everyone!

LIVE MUSIC from Area Artists! 

Featuring on the Main Stage:
The Shady Street Show Band
Accidental Seabirds
Medusa's Disco
Don't Know Jack
GinaMarie & Band
The Godlings
Jeanette Lynne
Jake Tavill
and MORE!

Featuring on the Pavilion stage:
Jessica Paris from Honey Spot Blvd will be playing solo
The Williamsboy
Kim & Dave
Gary Wright
Maxine Snow
Dave Mooney
Joshua Van Ness
Kevin John Allen
Al-Vis Al
Jo Mariee & Company
Avery Mandeville
Second Time
Joey Taylor
Manda Morris
Two Reds & A Beard
Ben Piper and the Leftovers
Melissa Mayhew

There are still some opportunities available for businesses to be a part of the festival, including: sponsorship, exhibitor spaces, crafters, a place for one-on-one work, and group practices.

Its all about "Locals Loving Locals" and motivating and inspiring health, hope, happiness, and harmony.

Soulsational Music and Wellness Festival will directly supports the education and awareness of living an optimal wellness lifestyle, healthier living options, and spreading the Live Positive Today Movement. This is a volunteer run event and we charge no admission fees. Donations from this event will be donated to local Ocean and Monmouth County charities; Collected pantry food will be given to Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry to distribute. We are also asking for diapers, socks and underwear, school supplies, and new toys for the holiday. All donations will remain local with chosen charities in our area.


Contact: Michelle Leonard
Phone: 732-664-9348

Event Page - 2016

Alternative Health Solution of NJ's © nonprofit mission (with a pending 501C3) is to enhance the positive quality and development of individual, family, and community life by providing services that are available, accessible, and responsive to the needs of those seeking assistance, and to work with the community to educate, contribute, facilitate, and promote solutions for the enrichment of all. Connecting people, enriching lives.

Michelle Leonard’s mission in all aspects of her life is to make people happy. She believes in building stronger communities through healthier citizens by educating and empowering them with information that inspires and motivates with compassionate support through awareness. She is a pioneer and community advocate of the Optimal Wellness Lifestyle™ movement and has created a not for profit organization to better empower consumers with life changing positive knowledge about green and natural health modalities for personal and planetary wellness. Her goal is to help others Live Positive Today™, spread a message of hope and healing across America, and provide charitable services. She would like to see individuals be inspired and motivated and have the reachable opportunity to restore, revive, rebuild, and recover themselves finding their personal greater happiness.