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Yoga Festivals Around The World

Yoga Festivals 2017

June 28- July 02
Being Gathering
Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal
July 07-09
Maine Yoga Fest
195 North Street, Portland, ME, USA
July 07-09
Nantucket Yoga Festival
Nantucket, MA, USA
July 07-09
Yoga Connects Festival
Stanford Hall, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, UK
July 07-09
World Yoga Festival
Beale Park, Reading, Berkshire, UK
July 07-10
Beulah Festival
Lime Tree Farm, North Yorkshire, UK
July 08
Common Grounds Yoga Fest
LORING PARK, Minneapolis, MN, USA
July 08-09
Brighton Yoga Festival
Brighton Dome Corn Exchange, Brighton, UK
July 08-09
Muskoka Yoga Festival
July 12-16
Green World Yoga Festival
Center for Evolutionary Consciousness, Tullesboallen 308, 275 94 Sjöbo, Sweden
July 13-16
Bliss Beat Festival
Hari-OM, Loc Boschi,Sezzadio, Piedmont, Italy
July 14-16
Festival De Yoge en Provence
Aix-en-Provence, Bouches - du - RhГґne, France
July 14-16
Just Love Festival
The Ashram - Shree Peetha Nilaya, Geisberg, Springen, Germany
July 20-23
Wanderlust - Squaw Valley
North Lake Tahoe, CA, USA
July 20-23
Telluride Yoga Festival
Telluride, CO, USA
July 20-24
Barcelona Yoga Conference
Carrer Ramon Miquel i Planas 40-38| 08034 Barcelona , Spain
July 21-23
Northwest Yoga Feast
Eureka Center | 6162 Eureka Rd | Sagle Id 83860, USA
July 21-23
Free Spirit Festival
Petrovo, Borovsk, Kaluga Oblast, Russia
July 22-23
Jooga Festival Haapsalu
Haapsalu, Lääne, Estonia
July 22
Lehigh Valley Yoga Festival
1200 Main Street Bethlehem, Pa, United States
July 22
Point State Park, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
July 23-29
Ängsbacka Yoga Festival
Ängsbacka, Molkom, Värmland, Sweden
July 23
Yoga in the Wilds Festival
Flying Dove Ranch in Ridgway, PA
July 27-30
Ashville Yoga Festival
Morris Hellenic Cultural Center, Ashville, NC, USA
July 27
Lolë White Tour
Exhibition Place, Toronto
July 27-30
YogaFest: Song of the Morning
Song of Morning Ranch Rd Vanderbilt, MI, 49795, United States
July 28-30
Positivo Festival
Benasque, Spain
July 29- August 06
3HO Europe
Chateau de Fondjouan - 41230 Mur de Sologne, France
July 30- August 06
One World Summer Festival
Cannington, Sumerset, UK
August 03-06
Wanderlust Whistler
Whistler, BC, Canada
August 04-06
Arise Festival
Loveland, CO, USA
August 04-06
West Cork Yoga Festival
Sanctoir, Bawnaknockane, Ballydehob, Co. Cork, Ireland
August 04-06
Yoga Dance Festival
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
August 04-06
Yoga & Movement Arts festival
Kontraskjæret , 0151 Oslo, Norway
August 06-24
Yoga Festival Verano
Mas La Comademont, 17812 Batet, Cataluna, Spain
August 09-13
Sat Nam Fest Berkshires
Lenox, MA, USA
August 11-14
Beloved Festival
Tidewater, OR, USA
August 11-13
YogaLife Festival
Laarne, Belgium
August 12
Lolë White Tour
Place Jacques Cartier, Montréal, QC, Canada
August 13
Lake Union Park, Seattle, WA, USA
August 16-21
Udaya Live
Borovets, Sofia, Bulgaria
August 18-20
Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival
Darlington, Maryland, USA
August 18-20
YogaLand Festival
Bosdreef 5, 8820 Torhout, Belgium
August 18-19
Soul Yoga Fest
Fuller Park, Chicago, IL
August 21-27
Kundalini Yoga Festival
Sputnik, Abrau-Dyurso, Russia
August 24-27
Wanderlust - Tremblant
Tremblant, QC, Canada
August 25-27
Copenhagen Yoga Festival
Tiøren, Amager Strandpark, Copenhagen, Denmark
August 25-28
Exhale Festival
Wiston Steyning UK, UK
August 31- September 03
Floyd Yoga Jam
5555 Indian Valley Rd Willis, Floyd, VA, USA
August 31- September 03
Yoga Festival St. Anton
Arlberg, St. Anton, Austria
September 01-04
Fall Downtown Yoga Festival
The Leonardo, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
September 02-06
Embody Dance & Yoga Festival
Arillas Beach, Corfu, Greece
September 02-03
Ekam Yoga Festival
32/40 Clarence St, Port Macquarie NSW 2444, Australia
September 02-03
Yogafestival am Bodensee
Ostbad, Bodensee, Germany
September 06-11
Bhakti Fest
Joshua Tree, CA, USA
September 06-10
Geneva Yoga Art Festival
Geneva, Paquis Temple
September 08-10
Yoga - Wasser - Klang Fest
Glacischaussee 13, 20359, Hamburg, Germany
September 08-10
Prairie Love Yoga Festival
FortWhyte Alive, Winnipeg, Canada
September 15-17
Yoga Festival Bern
Heitere Fahne, Dorfstrasse 22/24, 3084 Wabern, Bern, Switzerland
September 16-17
Tantra Festival Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark
September 21-24
Soulful Tribe Az Yoga Festival
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, AZ
September 29- October 01
Yoga Summit Innsbruck
Bildungshaus Seehof, Gramartstraße 10, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
October 03-07
International Festival of Yogic Heritage
Sri Suttur Math - Mysore Branch, Mysuru, Karnataka, India
October 06-08
AcroYoga Fest: Divine Play
Portland, OR, USA
October 10-15
Hawaii Yoga Festival
Kalapana, Puna District, Hawaii Island, United States
October 13-15
National Kids Yoga Conference
Nannie J. Lee Center 1108 Jefferson Street Old Town Alexandria, VA 22314
October 14-15
Tantra Festival UK
Wimbourne Studio 151-155 New North Road London N1 6TA, UK
October 16-18
SYR - Symposium on Yoga Research
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, MA
October 20-22
Om Yoga Show
Alexandra Palace, London, UK
October 20-23
Yoga Festival Paris
October 20-22
The Groove Yoga Festival
Hamburg, Germany
October 21-22
Pure Action Yoga Research Conference
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Boston, MA
October 24-29
Ibiza Tantra Festival
Club Hotel Portinatx San Juan Labritja 07810 Cala Portinatx, Spain
November 03-05
Island Elements Festival
Adder Rock Camping ground, North Stradbroke Island, Australia
November 03-05
Ahimsa Yoga & Music Festival
November 03-05
Stockholm Yoga and Dance Festival
Birger Jarlsgatan 70, 114 20 Stockholm, Sweden
November 03-05
Murfest Malaysia
Malaysian Tourism Centre in Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
November 05
Sat Nam Fest Mexico
Puerto Morelos, Mexico
November 09-12
Wanderlust Sunshine Coast
November 10-12
Yoga Festival-Milano
Via Tortona, Milan, Italy
November 10-12
Blue Mountain Village 156 Jozo Weider Blvd, The Blue Mountains, ON L9Y 3Z2, Ontario, Canada

Yoga Festivals 2018

January 06
The Yoga Expo
Los Angeles Convention Center, CA, USA
January 06-10
Hawaii Tantra Festival
Hawaii Island, USA
January 26-28
Oslo Yogafestival
Sagene Samfunnshus, Oslo, Norway
February 09-11
Victoria Yoga Conference
University of Victoria, BC, Canada
March 08-11
640 State Hwy One , Taupo 3330, NZ

What to do at Yoga Festival?

A lot. A whole lot. There are various classes for all levels going from sunrise until sunset – so be prepared for a fair amount of physical exertion. You can go with a regular style and try to augment your practice going forward. Or you could try something different and aim for some totally new experience. How about assuming a Warrior Pose on the surface of water? Or doing a Head Stand in a hammock, perhaps?

Get inspired
We all dream of finding a teacher that’s right for us. You may already have one, but at the festival of yoga there’s always someone to compare with. The organizers invite really best ones, and when you’re back at your native yoga studio, you’ll have a lot to share.

Be free
The yoga festival is by no means a gathering of hardcore yogis who can easily sit in a Lotus position or put their leg behind the ear. Most of the participants are regular people who attend a usual yoga class back home a couple of times a week. But those are the ones who eventually have made up their minds to push beyond their comfort zones.

International Yoga Festival at Rishikesh, India (March 1-7, 2016) Photo courtesy Kyer Wiltshire
International Yoga Festival at Rishikesh, India (March 1-7, 2016)
Photo courtesy Kyer Wiltshire

Make friends
Be prepared to make new exciting acquaintances. It will be simple and easy: on a week-end in a big nice company of people who are greatly in love with yoga, at the same level as you are.

Concerts and parties at yoga festivals is something really special. And, even if it’s like pulling teeth getting you onto the dancefloor back in your home town, especially when you’re totally exhausted after a long session practicing, here you won’t want to go to bed that early.

What to bring?

  • a yoga mat and a mat bag or sling
  • props, if you need them
  • a bottle for water
  • light and nutritious snacks
  • sunscreen, sunglasses and sun hat
  • a repellent
  • a towel
  • yoga clothes for various weather conditions
  • footwear for moving about the area
  • some cash
Bhakti Fest at Joshua Tree, CA, 2014Photo: Richard Nesdale
Bhakti Fest at Joshua Tree, CA, 2014
Photo: Richard Nesdale

What is the cost?

It’s around $100 per festival day based on the all-day pass* rate. Plus the cost of lodging. Festival websites always provide a list of lodging facilities available in the area at the time, including campsites where you can put up a tent*. If board is not included, make sure you factor in your possible food expenses, meals being pretty expensive down there. Plus things like T-shirts, souvenirs, disks, books, etc. Yes, the weekend may be quite pricey, but it’s definitely worth it.

* if you want a complete immersion 🙂

Wanderlust at Squaw Valley. Image courtesy of Wanderlust Festivals. Used by permission.
Wanderlust at Squaw Valley, 2014
Image courtesy of Wanderlust Festivals. Used by permission.

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