2013 Yoga Festivals

Peace-lov­ing, free­dom-seek­ing and lib­er­al-pro­mot­ing indi­vid­u­als find seren­i­ty and inner-calm­ness while prac­tic­ing yoga. So what bet­ter way to cre­ate a cul­ture of uni­ver­sal love and free­dom through a yoga fes­ti­val. Every year var­i­ous fes­ti­vals occur through­out the world to bring togeth­er like-mind­ed yogis to cel­e­brate a cause, world peace. Expose your inner yogi through these var­i­ous fes­ti­vals this year.

afAnan­da Fest

Held in Burling­ton, Ontario, Cana­da, this fes­ti­val occurs June 7–9, 2013. This inter­na­tion­al fes­ti­val fea­tures all-lev­el class­es, spir­i­tu­al stew­dard­ship work­shops, music, med­i­ta­tion and var­i­ous healthy liv­ing sem­i­nars. The fes­ti­val is held at Camp Sidrabene and embraces fam­i­lies to explore yoga through with new fam­i­ly friend­ly programs.

tfTel­luride Yoga Festival

Locat­ed in the beau­ti­ful Tel­luride, Col­orado, this event occurs July 11–14, 2013. With a stel­lar line-up of pre­sen­ters, atten­dees are not left short­hand­ed, but filled with a  brain-ful of knowl­edge and skills. Each year 25% of the fes­ti­val’s pro­ceeds are donat­ed to a local non-prof­it whose mis­sion is to pre­serve the plan­et. This is also a green fes­ti­val; there­fore, is known as a “zero-waste” festival.

hfHanu­man Festival

Locat­ed in lib­er­al, Boul­der, Col­orado, this fes­ti­val is held June 13–16, 2013. This fes­ti­val is a cel­e­bra­tion of yoga, music and com­mu­ni­ty in the foothills of the Rocky Moun­tains to nour­ish the mind and body. Atten­dees have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to hear var­i­ous inspi­ra­tional talks and con­nect with nature.

f1sShak­ti / Bhak­ti Festival

Yogis have three options to attend Bhak­ti Fes­ti­val: Bhak­ti West, Bhak­ti Mid­west or Shak­ti Fes­ti­val. These fes­ti­vals embrace dance, yoga, music and human con­scious­ness. The onsite well­ness cen­ter is a place for yogis to explore heal­ing and ener­gy work when not prac­tic­ing or danc­ing. The event also includes fire cir­cles, hanu­man chal­isas and con­tin­u­ous Kir­tan music.

fsFlagstaff Yoga Festival

Occur­ring August 2–4, 2013 in Flagstaff, Ari­zona, where yogis con­nect to the beau­ty of nature and yoga. With a vari­ety of NIA, Qi-gong and yoga class­es, there is some­thing for every-body and lev­el. When not on the mat, yogis can take advan­tage of the local trails to seek free­dom and serenity.