Wanderlust returns to Aspen/Snowmass June 30-July 3 with an unparalleled lineup of yoga, music, speakers and outdoor adventure. Here are our top five picks for this year's festival.
Wanderlust, the hugely popular yoga lifestyle event, returns to Aspen/Snowmass June 30-July 3 combining four days of yoga, music, speakers and outdoor adventure for the ultimate restorative getaway. The 2016 event will feature a spectacular lineup of some of the world’s most talented yoga teachers (Seane Corn, Kathryn Budig and MC Yogi to name a few), musicians (such as Magic Giant and DJ Sol Rising), meditation instructors and performing artists. Attendees can practice various styles of yoga (at all levels); outdoor activities such as hiking, nature runs, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking and biking; and indulge in wine tastings and organic delicacies. Also be sure to check out the imaginative activities, such as acroyoga, hula hooping and slacklining. This year, Wanderlust presents an unparalleled lineup of new offerings. Here are our top five picks.
1. CTZNWELL Town Hall Meeting
In this election year, the Wanderlust Town Hall meeting provides a gathering spot for attendees to discuss the issues that are shaping our country. Join Kerri Kelly, CTZENWELL and friends as they host and field questions about the issues that shape a mindful America.
2. Salt & Smoke BBQ Picnic
Traveling from North Carolina, the Salt & Smoke Roadshow is coming to Wanderlust. Dance to live music, eat local barbecue with all the fixings, and enjoy beer samplings.
3. Sonic Hikes
There will be four different hikes with musical accompaniment. Attendees can choose to join Magic Giant (who will play a variety of stringed instruments); Max ZT (who will perform original pieces based on his travels in Senegal and India); Elijah Ray (who will offer a combination of walking mediation, wisdom sharing and music) and Jaya Lakshmi & Ananda (who will lead a woodland kirtan).
4. Musical Performances
Get down with live performances featuring the legendary reggae of Steel Pulse, Karsh Kale’s atmospheric pop and the good vibes of Magic Giant, Son Little, Xavier Rudd, Sheela Bringi and many more.
5. Speakeasy Talks
Get inspired by the lecture program, featuring today's thought leaders. This year, poet, activist and social media star Prince EA will present insightful and mindful perspectives on the issues of the day.