New event at Jack London Square Saturday

Oakland, Calif. – August 21, 2019: For the first time Jack London Square  welcomes the Oakland M.O.V.E.ment Festival (Motivating Others, Valuing Everyone), a fitness-focused event, to the waterfront this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free, family-friendly community day is in its third year.

The festival is focused on inspiring people of all ages to begin or continue a path to a healthy lifestyle that includes fitness as a major element of that journey.

Professional fitness instructors in the Bay Area will be giving free workouts on the Ferry Lawn at the foot of Clay Street throughout the day including yoga, kick-boxing and Zumba. Vendors will be offering the latest in fitness beverages and refreshments.

Schedule of activities:

10 a.m.            Yoga with Shakira Scott of Black to Yoga

11 a.m.            Bootcamp with Shakina McNeal of PinPoint Training Facility

12 p.m.            Zumba with Cararh Herring of WorkoutTemps

1 p.m.             Total Body Training with Marc Tatum

2 p.m.             HIIT with Leah Recania of Strong Babes

3 p.m.             Kickboxing with Leyder Chapman


There are more than 55 free public events at Jack London Square during the year. Go here to see all the activities at the Oakland waterfront.

Transportation options to the Square include the Alameda/SF Bay Ferry, Amtrak, biking, walking and driving. For directions to the Oakland waterfront and parking information, please go here.

About the Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland Seaport, Oakland International Airport, and nearly 20 miles of waterfront including Jack London Square. The Port’s 5-year strategic plan – Growth with Care – pairs business expansion with community benefits, envisioning more jobs and economic stimulus as the Port grows. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 84,000 jobs in the region. Connect with the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport through Facebook, or with the Port on Twitter, YouTube, and at


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