Manifest 111: Design the Life you were Born to Live

Featuring Yoga, Meditation, Sound Bath Healing, Writing & Live Music  

Saturday, January 11 
Yoga Pearl • 925 NW Davis St. Portland
A Benefit for Peace in Schools
$25 Seva / $50 General Admission / $111 Admiral

Featured Presenters

Nathan Mills

Eduardo Ballesteros

Maria Olaya

Ashley Melin

We become what we intend. And what we intend, we will do.

111 is a sacred number. It represents optimism, motivation, inspiration. What we experience on 1.11 will mark a new beginning. A true soul friendship with our Selves and others will take root. Through movement, meditation, a profound sound healing experience, and a self-reflective journey activity, we’ll gain learn how to manifest our most AUMazing life. Like the phoenix bird, we'll travel to the depths of the soul, and emerge as our most awesome Self primed to spread stoke!

This SoulJour Experience begins with longtime yoga and martial arts teacher, Nathan Mills, leading a slow, strong energy-moving practice, followed by grounding breathwork before we slip into a guided meditation. Our bodies and minds will be clear for a potent writing activity facilitated by Ashley Melin, founder of SoulJour. We cap off the evening lying on our backs for an incredible sound bath healing experience led by Eduardo Ballesteros. In this heart-activating sound healing journey with alchemy crystal bowls, we'll experience a new soul connection, deep healing, and revitalized energy. Maria Olaya, will play soulful classical guitar throughout the entire night.





Includes event, drinks/snacks, 1 raffle ticket, $2 donation to Peace in Schools, a SoulJour Kit. Guest must also donate 2 hours of time to SoulJour. Includes event, drinks/snacks, $5 donation to Peace in Schools, 2 raffle tickets, a SoulJour Kit.  Includes event, drinks/snacks, 3 raffle tickets, $11 donation to Peace in Schools, a SoulJour Kit and a T-shirt.

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Drinks Provided by GTs Living Foods:

10% of ticket proceeds + all donations and raffle proceeds to benefit

Peace in Schools offers mindfulness and meditation programs for young people and adults. In 2014, we launched the first for-credit high school mindfulness course in the nation. Our programs teach tools for life, helping youth and adults develop self-awareness, emotional resilience, compassion, and connection. Our vision is to make mindfulness an accepted and valued discipline in education. Our mission impacts underrepresented people and communities of color through a deep commitment to making these tools of well-being accessible to all.


6:30-7:45pm: Movement & Meditation with Nathan Mills 
7:45-8:15pm: Soul Journal Activity with Ashley Melin
8:15-9:00pm: Sound Bath Healing Experience with Eduardo Ballesteros 
9:00pm: Raffle, Tea/GTs/snacks, SoulJour Trunk Show


About Nathan

Born to devout yogi parents, Nathan began practicing yoga and martial arts at the age of 12. He taught at some of the most prestigious studios in LA in his 20s before moving to Portland in 2001. Always in study, he continues to work toward additional certifications in yoga, martial arts, meditation, nutrition, and somatic body work.

For more info about Nathan visit Bushido Wellness Institute


About Eduardo

Eduardo Ballesteros lives by the mantra: CHOOSE AMORE TODAY! A forever student of life and humble servant to humanity, Eduardo shares his energy through sacred sound and vibration. He believes that his divine path is to help others awaken to their spiritual power so that they may live their soul’s purpose and manifest their dreams. Catch him on a mountain peak connecting to the Earth or in a studio cultivating his practice, but Eduardo is always looking for an adventure or ways to connect, grow, and share the Universal vibration of LOVE.

Eduardo currently lives in St. George, UT. He will be moving to Tulum in 2020. 

For more info about Eduardo visit Choose Amore



About Maria

"For me, music has always been a means for genuine connection with others, a means to experience transcendence and connect to our humanness."

After studying for many years with the late Colombian Maestro, Ramiro Isaza MejíaI, Maria came to the United States in hopes of deepening her musical path. She finished a Master’s degree in guitar performance, and moved to Minneapolis, MN where I performed and taught for many years. Later I moved to Corvallis where I had a thriving guitar studio. She recently left her academic job to be a full-time guitar teacher and performance artist. Read More



About Ashley

Founder of SoulJour, single mom, avid mountains athlete, daily practitioner of yoga/meditation for 28 years, she experienced a radical shift at age 40
that sparked her mission – to bring the ancient wisdom of yoga in a modern, uniquely creative, adventurous, and tangible way for all to experience.

Read more about Ashley