The days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter, and the need to embark on a getaway is calling you. Why not make all of your dreams come true and throw some yoga into the mix? Yep, the season of yoga festivals is approaching and we couldn't be more excited.
Because there are so many yoga-related events out there, narrowing down a select few can be tough! Luckily, we're here to help. Here are 5 festivals that will have you ready to pack your mat, throw on your cutest crop top, and get bendy with your fellow yogis!
This transformational, community-oriented yoga and music festival is set in beautiful Boulder, Colorado. It brings together some of the world's most well known yoga instructors and offers master classes, music, inspirational talks, and much more. Hanuman Festival is great for connecting with your tribe, getting some relaxation in, and celebrating life. Through April 16, our friends over at Hanuman are offering 10% off for YogaOutlet.com customers who use the code: yogaoutlet2017
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The original began in Lake Tahoe and now Wanderlust Festivals take place across the continent and beyond. If you like great music, inspiring speakers, and classes led by top yoga instructors, Wanderlust is for you. A great thing about Wanderlust is that they host festivals all over in destinations that are adventurous and soulfully enriching. Get your Wanderlust on in locations like Charlotte, North Carolina, Lake Tahoe, and across the globe in Sydney Australia.
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Anyone who is looking to deepen their practice and expand their yoga knowledge will have much to gain from a Yoga Journal Conference. This year's event is coming up this month in New York City, which will create a nice balance of lively city energy and grounding yoga. Incredible instructors grace the lineup each year and their classes introduce new, unique styles of yoga. If you are looking to enhance your yoga practice and hear empowering speakers and lectures, you'll want to check out the Yoga Journal Conference.
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4) Bhakti Fest
For those who want to delve into the more devotional side of yoga, Bhakti Fest provides an empowering platform to do so. Its location in Joshua Tree provides a serene ambiance, stunning scenery, and a peaceful experience. Much of the festival's focus is geared towards strengthening the practice of yoga, kirtan, and meditation. This is a wonderful festival for spirituality and making lasting connections with fellow yogis.
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First started in 2004, Lightning in a Bottle is where art, yoga, music, performance, and sustainability come together to be celebrated. It is set in Bradley, CA, which promises lots of sunshine and blue skies of Central Coast California. In addition to yoga, Lightning in a Bottle provides incredible music lineups each year. It's the perfect place to get your yoga on during the day and your groove on at night.
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Do you have a favorite yoga festival that you'd like to share? Let us know in the comments!