Yoga, Meditation and Celebration Retreats and Festivals, February 2015
Sedona Yoga Festival
February 5 – 8
With the uplifting backdrop of a magnificent landscape, the Sedona Yoga Festival invites you to depend your practice in yoga, meditation, music, and energy work with more than 100 renowned teachers and performers including Saul David Raye, Ana Brett and Ravi Singh, Sara Ivanhoe, Steve Ross, Bhava Ram, and Mas Vidal. Travel early to attend the Trauma-Sensitive Yoga and Resiliency Pre-Conference Training to Benefit First Responders directed by Olivia Kvitne (LA YOGA readers receive 10% off this training with code GBYF). 10% of festival revenue supports Give Back Yoga Foundation.
Oahu, HI February 26 – March 1
An adventure of mind, body, and sea, Wanderlust Oahu weaves beachside yoga and chakra-spinning musical acts with SUP yoga and organic jungle hikes. This four-day festival features meditation, food, wine, local crafts and speakeasy lectures on mindful living. Featured teachers include Seane Corn, Shiva Rea, Eoin Finn, and Janet Stone, and musicians DJ Drez, Nahko and Medicine for the People, and Brett Dennen. Don’t forget to include in the relaxed, inviting coves of Turtle Bay Resort.
Ubud, Bali March 31 – April 5
BaliSpirit Festival is a celebration in the arts and healing hub of Ubud, Bali. This annual, energy-lifting festival inspires and unifies the global community from over 50 countries through yoga, meditation, healing, breathwork, dance, and the beat of world music. Hosting the world’s best leaders in health, lifestyle, self-care, community and social change set against the plush and architectural backdrop on lush terraced lawns with open pavilions. The night lights up on the dance floor as musical energy radiates from the unsurpassed line up on the outdoor stage.
Baja Adventure (Retreat)
Todos Santos, Baja Sur Mexico April 4 – 10
Escape to a destination where natural beauty, desert oasis, and an eco-chic atmosphere meet. Where you will awaken your chakras and energize your soul. This magical retreat is called Pachamama Mexico Baja Adventure. Spend your week exploring Baja Sur and the cultural activities of Todos Santos. Meditate under the serene sunsets, surf the Sea of Cortez, hike the endless beaches, and parasail in glorious Caba San Lucas. Restore yourself with authentic spiritual yoga and nourish with fresh, organically, and locally grown meals. Be prepared to move, groove, and return home rejuvenated.
Spiritual Alchemy Workshop
Maui, Hawaii April 10-12
Activate your soul’s purpose and creative destiny with William Meader, internationally renowned teacher of the Ageless Wisdom and Esoteric Philosophy, the philosophy of the Soul. This workshop is designed to guide you to wake-up to a higher oneself; creating a bridge to your soul. Percentage of proceeds are being donated to the David Lynch Foundation to support youth who desire to learn the Transcendental Meditation program.