Festivals & Retreats

Bhakti Fest Celebrates Five Years of Festivals

This year, Bhakti Fest will be lighting five candles on its birthday cake. The inspiration for the event began decades prior, when producer Sridhar Silberfein envisioned a spiritual gathering akin to the energy and community of Woodstock, yet with a more peaceful vibe and devotional attitude. You could say that even Woodstock had its roots [...]

By |2016-08-06T23:45:44+00:00July 10th, 2013|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

On My Nightstand: The Do LaB

Three brothers, one vision. The Flemming brothers; Dede and twins Jesse and Josh, are cofounders and architects of The Do LaB. With their largest festival --Lightning in a Bottle -- set to light up Temecula July 11-15, the brothers are breaking new grounds in the festival world with their innovative vision. Here they share the [...]

By |2015-04-11T03:29:49+00:00July 10th, 2013|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

On My Nightstand with Sridhar Silberfein

While many people may know him as the Godfather of Bhakti Fest, Sridhar Silberfein has a long and storied history in the spirituality and health and wellness communities. He arranged to have Swami Satchidananda on stage at Woodstock to lead the Western world’s first mass Sanskrit chanting. Since the 1970s, one of the first stops [...]

By |2018-08-29T17:17:21+00:00April 30th, 2013|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

Shakti Festival Survival Guide

Tips for Festival Survival Spring has fully sprung and with it, the Festival Season. First on the list is Shakti Fest, held in Joshua Tree. The days and nights of May will be filled with yoga classes, spiritual lectures, organic vegetarian food and singing and dancing to the call-and-response sacred music of kirtan under the [...]

By |2019-05-08T01:54:11+00:00April 24th, 2013|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

2012 Festival Lineup

Sat Nam Fest April 12-15, 2012. Joshua Tree. Unique Culture: Mantra and movement together are the hallmarks of Kundalini practice. This premiere weekend festival for Kundalini Yoga and music offers an in-depth experience meaningful to those who are Kundalini curious as well as long-term practitioners. Hundreds of Yogis will be together in a single track [...]

By |2015-04-11T04:50:32+00:00March 29th, 2012|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

The Telluride Yoga Festival

Yoga On The Road We could say that practice occurs outside of any place, that there is nothing we need; we could practice in a cave, in the dark, by moving aside the living room coffee table. But we all know that the place in which we practice offers an added sense of inspiration. As [...]

By |2015-04-11T06:06:38+00:00December 6th, 2010|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

The Ojai Crib Club

Amy Wong’s Fave Five Experiences This year, the the whimsical Ojai Yoga Crib, hosted by Kira Ryder, Alana Mitnick, Uschi Gibson and the twinkle-eyed staff at Lulu Bandha’s celebrates the seventh annual event. Attendees sign up for a selection of teachers who offer their experiential classes in settings throughout Ojai, such as Krotona/the Theosophical Society [...]

By |2015-04-11T09:52:35+00:00November 27th, 2009|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

Shakti, Bhakti

Bhakti Fest Rocks  “The Woodstock of the kirtan movement ;” this was the tagline organizers used to describe Bhakti Fest. This weekend didn’t have the mud, the nudity or the crowds, but the idea of Woodstock was conjured up (on the fortieth anniversary, no less) and it had to do with the christening of an [...]

By |2015-04-11T11:27:18+00:00October 27th, 2009|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments