TGIF – Thank Ganesh It’s Friday!
We hope that you had a wonderful week wherever you may be, and that you are gearing up for an even better weekend! We have selected some of our favorite yoga and wellness events happening across the country this glorious June weekend – so check ‘em out below, and get out there and have some fun!
Thursday, June 21st – Sunday, June 24th
Wanderlust is kicking off their festival season with Wanderlust VT this weekend at Stratton Mountain!
Wanderlust Vermont boasts a star-studded lineup of festival veterans like Seane Corn, Cyndi Lee, Elena Brower, and Rodney Yee & Colleen Saidman topping the yoga lineup, and main stage performances by world-renowned musical artists Ziggy Marley, Beats Antique, The Barr Brothers, and more.
In addition to some of the best yoga and music on the planet, this summer’s festival will also feature the brand new Wanderlust Expeditions outdoor activities program, the Kula Village vending area, Wanderlust Farm to Table Dinner, Soulful Cinema, Winederlust wine tasting, Speakeasy talks, AcroYoga, hooping, and everything else that makes Wanderlust Festival the most epic yoga event of the year. Yoga, music, nature, and a whole lot more.
Del Mar, CA
Friday, June 2nd
Join Kelley Doyle and Steve Gold for a Sweet Surrender workshop at Bindu Yoga on Friday night!
Prana is breath~ life force energy, the divine current connecting us all… within each breath wave there is an opportunity to awaken to the sweet potency and nourishing sustenance of the in-breath, and the cleansing healing surrender of the out-breath…
In this energetic, full-spectrum Prana Flow sadhana with Kelley Doyle and soul-full musician, Steve Gold, we will dive into an exploration of breath, body, and connection to our source of inspiration. Through heart felt song and movements of prana to expand this awareness, we offer each breath in celebration and love for personal, global, and soul evolution. Awaken the sweet flow of prana in body, spirit and life, with music and movement.
St. Petersburg, FL
Sunday, June 24th
Start your Sunday with Micheline Berry at the Dali Museum’s Yoga + Dali event!
Join Inspire Yoga this Sunday at the New Dali – a remarkable environment where Dali’s energy infuses the physical, mental and spiritual inspiration of yoga. Class will be held in the Community Room or Avant-Garden, both with incredible views of the waterfront. This is a vinyasa/ashtanga-based incorporating pranayama (breath work), asana (posture work), meditation and relaxation. Beginners and experienced yogis are welcome. Practice as gentle or advanced as desired. Please arrive early on a light stomach, bring a mat and towel, and come ready to be inspired.
Saturday, June 23rd
Don’t miss satsang with Girish at Shakti Vinyasa on Saturday night!
Accomplished musician of many genres, former monk infused in spiritual practice, loving wordsmith linking lyrics and rhythm in a blissful musical event, Girish is celebrating the release of his third cd, “Diamonds in the Sun”- a monumental offering of transcendent melodies and earthy grooves. Girish joins his lush, soulful vocals with a global cast of award winning musicians. Sanskrit chants and English lyrics weave with instrumentation from Portland to Pakistan in a fresh, eclectic blend that is by turns intimate, peaceful, and inspiring, and then vibrant, passionate, and playful.
Saturday, June 23rd
Join Shawn & Justicia de Clue for a Thai Massage and Therapeutic Flying workshop this Saturday at Dhyana Yoga Main Line in Philadelphia!
In this workshop, you will use gravity to your advantage, applying the healing touch of Thai Massage to flying asanas to unravel fear and tension, and reveal your natural alignment with yourself and with one another. This beginner/intermediate level workshop includes partner stretching, traditional Thai Massage, and innovative therapeutic flying to bestow the many benefits of passive inversion. All levels welcome, no partner needed!
Sunday, June 23rd
Join Nancy Kate Williams and DJ Mantra Mix at Yoga Rocks the Park in Boulder this Sunday!
The day will include a 75-minute all-levels yoga class led by Nancy Kate accompanied by heart-opening live music from DJ Mantra Mix. The class will be followed by a family-friendly concert. Practitioners then visit the vibrant vendor-area filled with organic, vegetarian food and drinks, and wellness vendors offering massage, acupuncture and other treatments designed to make you feel great!
Friday, June 22nd – Sunday, June 24th
Join Christina Sell for a weekend of workshops at Moksha Yoga in Chicago!
The Highest First: Inversions, Mantra, and Meditation | 6/22 | 6:30pm – 9pm: This informative class is a perfect way to end a week of work and to get ready for a weekend of asana practice and study. Advanced variations will be provided for those students familiar with inversions.
Making a Firm Foundation: Standing Poses & Arm Balances | 6/23 | 10am – 1pm: Learn step by step methods for accessing the inner and outer strength required to confidently explore these empowering poses. Expect strong work, detailed alignment and creative vinyasa sequences.
Entering the Sanctuary: Hip Opening & Forward Bends | 6/23 | 2:30pm – 5pm: This intermediate level class will emphasis seated forward bends and hip opening postures as a way to go deeper into the chamber of the heart. Known for the introspective quality they create, forward bends quite the mind, nourish the nervous system and calm the spirit.
Worship the Shrine: Backbends | 6/24 | 10am – 1pm: This class will build on the principles and poses that were taught throughout the weekend and provide an upbeat, challenging atmosphere to bend, stretch and open the heart as a means of worship and celebration. Advanced options will be given for people whit advanced backbend practices.
Wishing you a Happy Solstice and a wonderful weekend,