OUR COMMUNITY [festival round-up]
BY KIARA KINGHORN
1. Wanderlust O'ahu
February 27-March 2. oahu.wanderlustfestival.com
Wanderlust combines leading yoga teachers, jammin’ musical
acts and DJs, renowned speakers, top chefs and winemakers,
and more. Join MC Yogi, Eoin Finn, Sianna Sherman, Schuyler
Grant, Donavon Frankenreiter, DJ Drez, and many others. Early
morning meditations and all-night chakra-spinning musical performances—it’s an all-out ecstatic celebration in one of the most
awe-inspiring locations in the world at Turtle Bay Resort on the
North Shore of Oahu.
2. Bliss in Bali: Yoga in the Island of the Gods
March 8-15. ommretreats.com
Immerse yourself in Bali with yoga sessions surrounded by rice
paddies, the flow of the temples and ceremonies, and the friendly
smiles of locals. After practicing to support physical and mental
detox with Kundalini Yoga author Anthanasios Karta Singh, take
a scenic walk to the nearby Durga Temple. Soulshine offers a truly
unique experience mixing the comforts of home with the community feel of an ashram, and the personal touch of a boutique hotel
with an open-air yoga studio.
3. Yoga Nation On Tour - Palm Springs
March 14-16. yoganationontour.com
This three-day yoga immersion is an opportunity to step away
from your daily routine and dedicate to practice. The teaching
team of Dana Flynn, Raghunath, Sadie Nardini, Tyler McCoy,
Derek Beres, and guest teachers will lead students through innovative classes in their dynamic signature styles. You stay in one room
while instructors rotate. Enjoy guided meditations, workshops,
demos, Friday night Kirtan, and a Saturday Night dance party
with Derek Beres of EarthRise SoundSystem. Discounted lodging
at the host hotel The Riveria is available.
4. BaliSpirit Festival
March 19-23. balispiritfestival.com
Now in its 7th year, The BaliSpirit Festival has become an international energy-charged event showcasing the world’s best in
health, yoga, lifestyle, well-being, music, community, and social
change. Teachers include Simon Low, Janet Stone, Tiffany Cruikshank, Annmarie Soul, Danny Paradise, and more. Located in
Ubud, Bali, a world-class destination provides unique opportunities for festivalgoers to experience personal shift and transformation. Set on lush terraced lawns with open pavilions by day,
the party moves at night to an outdoor stage for a world music
concert like no other.
Enter online to win a free trip to BaliSpirit Festival!