Are you ready to shake off the stresses of life and bask in a day of wellness, creativity, and self-care? If so, mark your calendar for WisdoMania Festival 2023, a one-day festival taking place on May 21 at The Lodge in Los Angeles. This immersive mental health and arts festival will do its part to celebrate Mental Health Month by providing an inviting space for young creatives to turn their pain into power through the arts while enhancing their knowledge of wellness and mental health resources. Tickets to WisdoMania Festival 2023 are now available.
With free daytime programming, including yoga, dance, a sound bath, and a songwriting workshop, WisdoMania attendees can enjoy an energizing evening of live music and comedy programs all for just $25. Also, in partnership with BetterHelp, all ticket holders will receive three free months of therapy, typically worth hundreds of dollars.
Following Spotify’s sponsorship of last year’s event, Amazon Music will sponsor this year’s WisdoMania. This is welcome news, as the festival has faced its challenges in the past, primarily regarding fundraising. However, this has yet to keep the organizers from their goal of providing free programming to L.A. residents. They believe that where there’s a will, there’s a way.
WisdoMania wholeheartedly supports the LGBTQ+ community; all comics and musicians are queer or fierce allies. Festival founder, X. ARI, is a queer singer-songwriter, respected mental health advocate, and accomplished public speaker. She has an inspiring story to tell, and her intent is for the festival to make mental health fun while providing intentional education. Her lesson is that we all can heal and flourish. Best of all, we can turn pain into power to transform our burdens into blessings.
In keeping with the WisdoMania goal of inspiring creativity while giving artists a performing platform, the music workshop will allow songwriters to perform their music. Their songs will be recorded and eventually released for all to experience. Imagine having your music out there for the world to hear while you’re engaging in self-care and creativity. It’s a rare win-win that creative types rarely get to enjoy.
The organizers of WisdoMania have big goals and dreams for the future. They hope the festival will eventually become the Coachella of wellness. They aim to provide custom wellness and arts days to communities and organizations. The goal? They are intent on bringing creativity and self-care into all spaces. They also hope to have an entire album recorded and released to showcase the songs written in their Songwriting for Wellness workshops.
WisdoMania Festival 2023 is more than just a one-day festival. It’s a fully immersive mental health and arts experience that encourages healing, creativity, and self-care. With live music, comedy, and a mental health panel to guide attendees toward wellness, this festival truly has something for everyone. By offering three months of free therapy with each ticket purchase and supporting two non-profits, WisdoMania Festival 2023 is your opportunity to improve your well-being while celebrating Mental Health Month in style.
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