Yoga Festivals in the USA

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Nothing can ignite your passion like a great yoga festival. Yoga is a practice that brings people together.

This practice has changed us all in ways that we never imagined. We can celebrate this fact with others who share our passion and the beauty of yoga itself.

Here are 15 USA yoga festivals you should attend while the weather’s still nice.

Sat Nam Fest

Where? Lenox (MA) and Joshua Tree (CA).

When? August 17-21, 2016, in Lenox and April 5-9, 2017 (Joshua Tree) 5-9, 2017 (Joshua Tree)

More Information: Sat Nam Fest

The motto of Sat Nam Fest captures the spirit perfectly: “Yoga!” Chant! Dance! Meditate! Elevate! Celebrate!”

This festival is for Kundalini enthusiasts (or beginners), and you can enjoy yoga, music, workshops, and a bazaar. This weekend, raise your Kundalini and learn to accept yourself as you are.

Bhakti Fest

Joshua Tree (CA)

When: Sep. 7-12, 2016

More Information Bhakti Festival

Have you heard of Bhakti Yoga? It is the devotional aspect of physical exercise. Bhakti Fest is for you if you’ve heard of it, or even if not.

Bhakti Fest is a festival that “celebrates[!ing!] the devotional paths of yoga, Kirtan (sacred music), and meditation.” Bhakti Fest describes itself as “celebrating!] “Our festival is a drug- and alcohol-free vehicle to evolve human consciousness by a heart-centered revolutionary revolution.”

This year, take time to care for your soul. Twist, bend, and sing your way towards a happier, more fulfilled you.

Floyd Yoga Jam

Floyd County, VA

When: Sep. 2-5, 2016

More Info: Floyd Yoga Jam

Want to jam out with Faith Hunter and MC Yogi at a charming southern Virginia town? The real question, I believe, is who doesn’t like it?

Floyd, a town of 432 residents in the Blue Ridge Mountains, is famous for its counterculture and bluegrass music. We think this is the perfect location for a yoga festival!

Telluride Yoga Festival

Telluride (CO)

When: Jul. 21-24, 2016

More Info: Telluride Yoga Festival

It’s true. Telluride is unique. It’s unlike anywhere else in America.

Yoga teachers in America are among the best in the world. Telluride offers more than skiing.


Where? Snowmass Village (CO) and North Lake Tahoe (CA).

When: Jun. 30-Jul. Snowmass, Jul. 14-17, 2016 (Lake Tahoe)

More info: Wanderlust

Wanderlust is a must-have for any list of yoga festivals.

Wanderlust 108 is now the “mindful triathlon” that Wanderlust offers. It was originally a series of yoga festivals in North America, but it has expanded to include other yoga festivals across the US and Canada. Wanderlust is a must-go for everyone.

Nantucket Yoga Festival

Nantucket (MA)

When: Jul. 8-10, 2016

More Information: Nantucket Yoga Festival

You may like to head north during the summer months in order to escape the heat. Do you want to spend a weekend on Nantucket? The Nantucket Yoga Festival is for you!

According to their website, the festival is “a community-oriented celebration that brings the best yoga instructors from around the world together with wellness experts and healthy lifestyle guides in celebration of the spirit” of the island. You can’t beat those ocean views, either!

Hawaii Yoga Festival

Where? Hawaii

When: Oct. 11-16, 2016

More Info: Hawaii Yoga Festival

Take a trip to the island that everyone loves (and is still included in your local plan) if you can’t get enough of summer heat!

Enjoy wellness treatments and yoga on the Big Island of Hawaii. Festival pass holders also get free food. Sign us up!

True Nature Yoga Festival

Hood River (OR)

When: Jul. 22-24, 2016

More Info: True Nature Yoga Festival

True Nature Yoga Festival is a great option for those who prefer the Pacific Northwest to the East Coast.

Take a dip in Columbia or Hood Rivers between yoga sessions and disconnect from the world.

Denver Yoga Festival

Denver (CO)

When: Aug. 4-7, 2016

Denver Yoga Festival

Visit the Rockies, and while you’re there, check out the Denver Yoga Festival!

Denver Yoga Festival is a great example of Colorado’s health-conscious, outdoorsy reputation. This yoga festival, located in the center of Denver, is special because it gives up-and-coming yoga teachers a great start in their careers. Attend a class before they’re all full!

LoveYogaFest Cape Cod

Where? Hyannis (MA)

When: Aug. 6-7, 2016

More Information: Cape Cod LoveYogaFest

Hyannis is a small Cape Cod town that has a true New England feel. It’s a friendly rival with Key West to be the Easternmost Point in the US.

Join LoveYogaFest Cape Cod, a small but welcoming event, before it becomes huge. What could be more fun than morning beach yoga followed by aerial yoga, SUP Yoga, and mantras? We don’t think so.

Hamptons YogaFest

Where is: Bridgehampton (NY)

When: Aug. 26-28, 2016

Hamptons YogaFest

Join us and grow with our beautiful yoga community!

The Hamptons YogaFest is a new yoga festival (so book early). It will bring together yogis, musicians, artists, children, healers, and visionaries in our local community.

For all those Mom and Dad Yogis who still want to participate, there is a Kids Village that will take care of your little ones while you are focusing on yourself.

Beloved Holiday

Tidewater (OR)

When: Aug. 12-15, 2016

More Information Beloved Festival

Beloved Festival, in Tidewater, Oregon, is about living a conscious life. The whole weekend, which includes a sacred music festival and a yoga festival, is all about mindfulness.

The festival has only one stage, so you won’t have to run back and forth trying to see your favorite artist who is performing at the same time. Share the stage with your friends and enjoy the festival.

Downtown Yoga Festival

Salt Lake City (UT)

When: Sep. 3-4, 2016

More Information: Downtown Yoga Festival

Utah is often overlooked but is a beautiful state that you should see for yourself. What better time than the Downtown Yoga Festival in September to experience this?

The Downtown Yoga Festival, which is a health-oriented event based on the principles of yoga, emphasizes healthy eating and healing.

Northwest Yoga Feast

Sandpoint (ID)

When: Jul. 22-24, 2016

More Information: Northwest Yoga Feast

You read it right. The Northwest Yoga Feast is the Northwest Yoga Fest (not Fest).

Connect with others and share your love for yoga and food over a weekend-long feast. Yoga will help you connect your mind and spirit while eating together will nourish your body and make you laugh.

Return to Roots

Medford (NJ)

When: Jul. 28-31, 2016

More Information: Back to the Roots

Want to bring your kids along to a Yoga Festival? This may be it.

Return to Roots is a family-friendly music and yoga festival that offers over 30 workshops ranging from hoop dance to yoga to conscious life and more! Come home happier and more connected after spending the weekend with family!

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