Tag Archives: yoga festivals

spirited away: a weekend at the kootenay spirit festivalI was in the mood for a little autumn getaway when I got an invitation to Kootenay Spirit Festival (Sept 18-20, 2015) in Nelson, British Columbia, so I was more than happy to make the 10-hour journey to a lovely town in the mountainous southeastern corner of the province.Read more

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spirited away: a weekend at the kootenay spirit festival

I was in the mood for a little autumn getaway when I got an invitation to Kootenay Spirit Festival (Sept 18-20, 2015) in Nelson, British Columbia, so I was more than happy to make the 10-hour journey to a lovely town in the mountainous southeastern corner of the province.Read more

the ethics of yoga festivals: debt, lies & broken promises in santa feWanderlust, the largest multi-day music and yoga festival in North America, was founded.… Read more

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the ethics of yoga festivals: debt, lies & broken promises in santa fe

It’s festival season, and towns and cities across North America are hosting hedonistic weekends of yoga, music, dance, food, and other things. The yoga festival scene has grown in the six years since Wanderlust, the largest multi-day music and yoga festival in North America, was founded.… Read more

grassroots yoga festival: digging into the roots of communityY’all know that IAYB loves a grassrootsy, community gathering in the name of yoga. So when my best friend from high school (who now works at a Bikram Yoga studio in the suburbs of Vancouver) told me that she was going to something called the Grassroots Yoga Festival, I knew that I had to check it out.… Read more

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grassroots yoga festival: digging into the roots of community

Y’all know that IAYB loves a grassrootsy, community gathering in the name of yoga. So when my best friend from high school (who now works at a Bikram Yoga studio in the suburbs of Vancouver) told me that she was going to something called the Grassroots Yoga Festival, I knew that I had to check it out.… Read more

big bear yoga festival: doing community rightY’all know that IAYB has a soft spot for homegrown, DIY yoga festivals. Nothing warms my heart more than seeing small-scale community festivals popping up all over the place. Now that I’m on the left coast, I’m paying attention to what’s happening around here on this side of the continent.… Read more

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big bear yoga festival: doing community right

Y’all know that IAYB has a soft spot for homegrown, DIY yoga festivals. Nothing warms my heart more than seeing small-scale community festivals popping up all over the place. Now that I’m on the left coast, I’m paying attention to what’s happening around here on this side of the continent.… Read more

5 things to love about the burlington yoga conference

5 things to love about the burlington yoga conference

There’s something about community-driven, locally-organized yoga events that sets my heart aflutter. The Burlington Yoga Conference is the latest independent yoga event that I’ve had the pleasure of attending, and the homegrown conference could serve as an inspiration for communities around the continent.… Read more