10 Reasons Live Well Buffalo Festival is the Ideal Way to Kick Off The New Year

City Guide, Fitness, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle


Written by SOB Creative

Published on January 7, 2019

Heads up: This article is about a Step Out Buffalo hosted event! Which means we are 100% biased towards it and also that it’s gonna be good!

Live Well Buffalo Festival

Live Well Buffalo Festival is happening Sunday, January 13, 2019

New year, new you. Everyone’s favorite – or maybe least favorite – phrase right now. If you’re ready to make your New Year’s resolutions happen, this festival is for you.

Live Well Buffalo is a wellness fest hosted by yours truly, and it’s happening this weekend, Sunday January 13 from 10am – 4pm. Call us biased if you’d like, but we’re obsessed with the concept of this festival. Why? Because it’s an experience that’s fun and inspiring. Social and motivational. This event gets a bunch of the best wellness gurus from Western New York together for a day of educational experiences.



Here’s our – slightly biased but still true – list of 10 reasons why you must attend this fest:

1. Meet New Like-minded Friends

Writing down your resolutions is only the first step. Follow through is everything, and it’s way harder than it sounds. Becoming your best self in the new year is easier when you have buddies. Find like-minded people around the community by attending this event.


2. Learn Something New

Wellness myths are everywhere. While Googling is very convenient, it’s not always the most reliable source – we’ve all been there. The expert speakers coming to this event want to educate you. And more importantly, they know what they are talking about.

Speakers on the main stage include “Mindful Living” with Nicole Chumsky of Be Embodied (11:40 – 12:10), “Stress Management” with Debi Bryk of Holistic Nutrition 4 Health (12:20 – 12:50), and “‘Normal’ Eating; the truth behind Carbs, Fats & Proteins” by Krista Lehde of Be Healthy Buffalo (1:00 – 1:30) – all included in the price of admission!


3. Find a Favorite Fitness Class

Finding a fitness class or class type you *love* can be tricky. The beauty of this event is you can try a bunch of classes all in one day! This time around we’ve shortened the fitness classes to 30 min each so you can take more than one and get a taste of the variety of options out there. Once you know what you like, you can find fitness studios and gyms near you that offer the certain types of classes that fit your style, then start up a routine.

Fitness classes at Live Well Buffalo Festival 2019 include “Yoga with Essential Oils” with The EssentialYoga Program (10:10 – 10:40), “Barre-less Barre Class” with Barre Fitness and Beyond (10:50 – 11:20 ), “Vim&Vigor – Cardio Hip Hop” with Dani-Fit (1:50 – 2:20), and “Belly, Butt and Thighs Bootcamp” with Crunch Fitness (2:30 – 3:00).


Live Well Buffalo

Live Well Buffalo Festival is happening Sunday, January 13, 2019


4. Win Giveaways

Or at least enter to win them and cross your fingers! Everyone loves winning. Amiright? You’ll have plenty of chances to walk away with free stuff if you attend this fest. Think giveaways galore! But really, you’ll get a sheet of raffle tickets upon entry, and every wellness brand is doing one so choose wisely. That’s over 50 giveaways you can enter at this event.



5. Try Free Product Samples

If you find yourself curious about different health and wellness brands, but not ready to fully commit, you are not alone. We’ve all been there. And that’s exactly why we have a marketplace with 50+ wellness brands who will be offering demos and samples.


6. Get Inspired

Everyone has a different story to tell. You’ll get to hear from local wellness gurus who love helping and inspiring others. Connecting with someone else’s story is one of the most inspiring ways to stay motivated. Not to mention being around all those like-minded people.


7. Stay Motivated

The timing couldn’t be more perfect. You’re almost two weeks into 2019 and you’re thinking about quitting. Don’t do it. Your future self will thank you later. In our experience, a little extra motivation at the beginning of the year can make all the difference.



8. This is a SOB Event

Again, feel free to call us biased, but the reality is we throw some epic events, all based around festivals we want to go to ourselves. When it comes to planning events, we know what the people want. This event is definitely different from out norm, meaning you might notice a certain lack of alcoholic beverages, but in the best possible way.


For the master class and speaker schedule as well as a full list of participating wellness brands, head to the Live Well Buffalo Festival Facebook Event and buy tickets here!


Live Well Buffalo Festival

When: Sunday, January 13 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: The Ag-Grange at the Hamburg Fairgrounds, 5820 S. Park Ave., Hamburg, NY

Cost: $10 + taxes and fees – get ’em online to make sure you reserve your ticket or at the door (limited tickets available)!


Heads up: This article is about a Step Out Buffalo hosted event! Which means we are 100% biased towards it and also that it’s gonna be good!

Written by <a href="" target="_self">SOB Creative</a>

Written by SOB Creative

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