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Socamotion Carnival Giveaway 2 ~ Free Classes, Love Soca Earrings, Soca Monarch PPV


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Get free Socamotion Wave Cards!

Carnival in Trinidad is less than a week away and you can feel the excitement!

Socamotion is offering a second week of giveaways in the spirit of carnival with a different structure.  You still have to “Comment 2 Win” through a variety out social media outlets, but now there are more prizes to win and more ways to increase your odds.  Over the next 5 days we will be offering 5 prizes and entries are cumulative.

Love Soca Earrings by Aye Shanti Designs

"Love Soca" Earrings by Aye Shanti Designs

Here is a listing of our 5 prizes to be given out over the next 5 days ~ 

Day 1 ~ A free 1-class Socamotion Wave Card 

Day 2 ~ “Love Soca” earrings by Aye Shanti Designs ~ Dolleen

Day 3 ~ A free 2-class Socamotion Wave Card ~ Ondie

Day 4 ~ PPV for the International Soca Monarch Finals online ~ Jessica

Day 5 ~ A free 3-class Socamotion Wave Card

International Soca Monarch 2012 Buy Pass for the Finals

Get a PPV Buy Pass for the Soca Monarch Finals

Comment 2 Win! ~ 

Why does Soca music make you move? 

Comment through any of the following ways to be entered into our giveaway drawings.  The earlier you enter, the more you can win.  Comments made on the first day will be entered into the drawing for the 1st prize.  Those who do not will be entered into future prizes until all have been distributed.

You can enter our giveaway by: 

~ Posting your reply on this blog post

~ Comment on facebook page and group postings (“liking” them is not enough, sorry)

~ Add yourself to our mailing list and  email to submit your comments directly

~ Reply via Twitter @Socamotion1

~ Comment in our Meetup Group

All responses must be submitted by midnight each day and the winner will be announced the following morning.

Socamotion Carnival Giveaway ~ “Move Your Mas” T-shirt and Carnival Brag Book

The Carnival season fills us with so much excitement that we just feel like giving away to share the joy!

The music is hype, the costumes are gorgeous and the fetes in New York have us ready for ACTION!

So we are offering a giveaway of  our signature “Move Your Mas” t-shirt in orange, blue or black in your size of regular or baby doll styles as well as a Carnival Brag Book by Aye Shanti that helps you collect your carnival memories on its colorful pages.   The contest will begin today (Wednesday 8 February) and end on Friday 10 February at 12 midnight.   The winner will be selected at random and announced this Saturday and the prizes will be sent to you. 

Socamotion "Move Your Mas" tshirt in orange

Win a signature Socamotion t-shirt!

There are multiple ways to win:

~ Comment on this blog post about why you love Socamotion classes or would like to try a class in the near future or why you love soca music

~ Like our facebook page and comment on the status about this giveaway about your love for Socamotion

~ Add yourself to our mailing listfacebook group or on Twitter @Socamotion1 and comment on the Socamotion movement

~ Email to submit your comments directly.

Carnival Brag Book by AyeShanti

Win a Carnival Brag Book by AyeShanti

Enter 2 win!

The Original SocaSLIMDOWN™


The SocaSLIMDOWN™  Weight Loss Challenge is a program created and developed by Onya West in August 2010 as a way to motivate people to lose weight using fun Caribbean workouts with SocaMotion and tasty Caribbean recipes gathered and created by Ms. West.   The following is some of the rules that were posted on the website for full disclosure as the first challenge has now ended and a new cycle will soon begin.


~ The official start to the SocaSLIMDOWN will be on Saturday, 2 October, 2010. The final weigh-in will be on Saturday, 26 February 2011.  This challenge lasts for 5 months to discourage crash dieting and will support SocaSlimmers through the holiday season when temptations are high.  Persons can register at different points in the Weight Loss Challenge but the registration fee will change accordingly.

~ Participants will undergo in a private weigh-in and will record personal wellness goals that can be shared with the group.  The actual weight recorded will be kept confidential among SocaMotion Instructors.  The 3 Finalists will qualify decided based on total percentage of weight lost between the first and final weigh-ins and progress based on percentages only will be shared with members of the private Facebook groupThe Winner will be decided based on a vote among those who participate in the SocaSLIMDOWN.

~ You will be able to access support materials for a  12-Week Weight jump start, our SparkPeople group with free online workouts, and healthy Caribbean recipes through Macafouchette and our Facebook Group “SocaMotion SocaSLIMDOWN.”

~ Participants in the SocaSLIMDOWN will be able to attend SocaMotion classes at discount prices.

~ No purchase of products is necessary to participate in the SocaSLIMDOWN.

~ Additional workshops will be provided by local experts in wholistic care and members of our Preferred Provider Network.

~ In order to qualify for the grand prize, you must conduct an initial weigh-in and participate in monthly meetings in person or online.

– In person:   You must attend be weighed-in and measured during your first meeting and attend at least one (1) SocaSLIMDOWN meeting each month.  Meetings are held every 1st Saturday and 3rd Friday of the month. You must also submit a journal entry or comment online on Facebook or SparkPeople.

– Remote/Online:  You must conduct one real-time weigh-in and measurement through online chat on Skype, Gmail or MSN Messenger and submit at least two (2) online journal entries or comments on Facebook or SparkPeople.  There is an additional $10 fee for this option.

~ There is a one-time fee for participation of just $40 $20 of this amount will be used towards the cash prizes for the SocaSLIMDOWN Winners.   The remnant of the money will be used towards rental fees and administrative costs for conducting the SocaSLIMDOWN.


GRAND PRIZE ~ A 5-night stay at Birdie’s Nest guest house in TOBAGO, 1 Year Membership and 5 Personal Training sesssions at New You Aerobics & Fitness in Brooklyn; 10 FREE classes at SocaMotion; and $300 cash.*

FIRST RUNNER-UP ~ A gift bag of beauty products from The Sud Bar (; 5 Personal Training Sessions from Resurgent Fitness; 7 FREE classes at SocaMotion; and $200 cash.*

SECOND RUNNER-UP ~ $100 cash* and 5 FREE fitness classes at SocaMotion.

(These cash amounts are based on an anticipated participation of 30 persons.  This amount will be increased or decreased based on participation but will maintain the same proportion.)

~ The Winners will be announced through SocaMotion online networks on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and our website as well as on the radio on Saturday, 26 February, 2011.

~ Rules are subject to change at any time by SocaMotion Fitness and Wellness.

* CASH PRIZES are dependant on the number of persons enrolled in SocaSLIMDOWN.  For example, if 30 people enroll, the Grand Prize will total $300, the First Runner Up will receive $200 and the Second Runner Up will recieve $100.  The prize will be reduced if less people enroll but will maintain the same proportion.


SocaSLIMDOWN™ Monthly Winners!

SocaSLIMDOWN™ Monthly Winners!

We have reached the half-way point in the SocaSLIMDOWN™, a weight loss challenge put on by SocaMotion™ to encourage healthy weight loss featuring Caribbean cuisine.   The challenge lasts for 5 months and has a great grand prize of a 5-night stay at Birdie’s Nest Guesthouse in Tobago that is the motivating force for most who enroll, but there are also monthly prizes to share the good fortune and level the playing field.

SocaSLIMDOWN Weight Loss Challenge by SocaMotion