ART & FUN
Enjoy a mesmerizing world of art and fun at The Moonshadow Fest. Experience live painting, dive deep into yoga and a sound bath, or let loose with ecstatic dance. Our immersive festival will awaken your soul and uplift your spirit.
Sound Journey with FunkNBliss
Gabriella Gaona is an Artist, Yogi, Nature Lover & Co-Founder of The Inner Warrior, (innerwarriorlou.com) Louisville’s first donation-based Yoga Studio and MYPATH Fest, (mypathfest.com) Kentucky’s first Yoga Festival. She’s a Yoga Teacher, multi-instrumentalist, Sound Therapist, Event Producer, International Retreat organizer, and Co-Leader of Sound-Integration Trainings & Yoga Teacher Trainings.
Thomas Orr Anderson is a physicist, musician, acoustical researcher, author, teacher, athlete, Nature-Lover, and Qi Gong instructor. For the last two decades, he has devotedly explored the magic of sound in countless domains, from university laboratories and integrative health facilities to indigenous dance ceremonies and ancient Maltese temples. Since his completion of both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in physics, he has been particularly devoted to teaching and exploring the physics of sound and vibration in the context of health and wellness.
Live Painting by E J M Design
E J M Design (@artsempowered) is comprised of Emily Miller’s multifaceted vision and art practice. Emily is a mixed media and social change artist from Louisville, KY with a special interest in disability justice. Her style and process is experimental with varied subject matter that ranges from symbolic messages to nature and animals. Uplifting communities through vast lateral exploration in media — such as paint, collage, digital media, and installation — is what keeps art-making exciting.
Magic by Dana Fleming
Experience the mesmerizing art of magic with Dana Fleming, an Appalachian magician with over 35 years of experience. With specialties in sleight of hand, illusions, and mentalism, Dana brings a touch of wonder to every performance.
Poetry by Jay Tharp
Louisville-based spoken word poet, Jay Tharp brings a fresh perspective on the complexities of modern times. His works often delve into the depths of the human experience, leaving his listeners both moved and inspired.
Estatic Dance with Megan Nicole
Megan teaches yoga, pilates, sound healing and ecstatic dance at festivals all over Kentucky but is rooted in Somerset, Kentucky. She believes movement is medicinal for the soul, that growth lies on the other side of fear and that play is the greatest gift we can give ourselves. Megan’s intention as a movement practitioner is to encourage others to live in their radical authenticity and have a solid good time on the journey. Curious? Feel free to ask questions and come play!
At The Moonshadow Fest, we understand families want to view the eclipse together and that kids need a space to be kids. That's why we've created a dedicated area with activities that encourage creativity, imagination, and play.
Fire & Flow
Looking for a unique and exciting experience? Look no further than Fire and Flow! Our dedicated space is designed for fire spinning and light toys, and our flow staff ensures safety protocols are always in place. Watch our mesmerizing performances or join us to become a part of the magic yourself.