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The Ultimate Nature, Music and Yoga Festival

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The Ultimate Nature, Music and Yoga Festival

Anyone who loves music, yoga, and outdoor activities should hear about this event. From spiritual guru Deepak Chopra and Anusara yogi John Friend to mash-up artist Girl Talk, Wanderlust is full of top-notch yoga classes, creative workshops, inspiring people and awesome music. The festival is currently scheduled to take place in three U.S. cities this year (Miami, Lake Tahoe, and Bondville) but is likely to expand in the near future. Jeff Krasno, who founded Wanderlust with business partner Sean Hoess, gave us his insider thoughts on yoga and what to expect at this year’s festivals.

What sets Wanderlust apart from the typical music festival or yoga retreat?

Wanderlust is very unique in many ways – but the experience is so different – largely because it is so participatory. People are doing, not just listening and watching. People are hiking, doing yoga, actively cultivating their minds. They can literally be in the Bread & Puppet Theatrical performance or in a burlesque show. The can take a drumming workshop. Wanderlust challenges people and pushes their limits. And I think that is why its such a transformative experience for so many people.

Who is yoga for?

Anyone can do yoga and benefit from it. My kids do it. My mom does it… kinda.

Why should people curious about yoga try it?

Because it makes you feel better. And nothing in the world is better than feeling good.

What Can Yoga Do For You?

How has your practice affected your overall well-being?

Well, I’ve lost a ton of weight – even though that wasn’t the real goal. It keeps me feeling strong and balanced. We work ridiculous hours – so I need something to keep my head clear and my body strong; yoga is great for that.

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6:16PM PDT on Jun 10, 2011

What a wonderful gift this will be for someone..!!

10:11PM PDT on Jun 8, 2011

I've never been to Vermont, but I've seen photos. It looks spectacularly beautiful and i would LOVE to go there, be there. Mmmmmm

9:45AM PDT on Jun 8, 2011

Wow, what a DREAM come true at age 65 to be able to attend this amazing event ! It would be an opportuntiy to refill my empty compassion cup which has been drained dry by caring for special needs students, disabled elderly parents and ill family members.

10:30PM PDT on Apr 23, 2011

Cool idea!

2:19AM PDT on Mar 24, 2011

Sounds good !

6:10AM PDT on Mar 20, 2011

sounds awesome!

8:40AM PDT on Mar 13, 2011

Sounds like a little piece of 'Heaven' :)

Be Blessed! Stay Blessed!
Peace, Love and Light ;-)

9:22AM PST on Mar 10, 2011

sounds like a cool festival!

8:30PM PST on Mar 8, 2011

thanks for the article.

11:15AM PST on Mar 8, 2011

Don't think I can afford it this year :( Oh well, maybe next time!

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