Colorado’s Premiere Yoga Festival Announces 2017 Yoga Lineup!
PRESS RELEASE BY HANUMAN FESTIVAL
Seventh Annual Hanuman Festival June 15-18 Offers Internationally Renowned Leaders in the Health, Wellness & Global Service Community
Boulder, Colorado – Hanuman Festival announces the addition of internationally-renowned yoga teacher Seane Corn to the 2017 line-up. The festival, scheduled June 15 - 18, is held in beautiful Boulder, CO and features more than 25 yoga teachers including Rod Stryker, Annie Carpenter, Amy Ippoliti, Sianna Sherman, Saul David Raye, Janet Stone, Anand Mehrotra, Gina Caputo, Nicki Doane, Elijah Ray and Mary Clare Sweet.
The Colorado yoga festival landscape is dramatically different this year: Wanderlust Aspen and Yoga Journal LIVE! Estes Park will not host events in 2017, giving way for Hanuman Festival to be the premiere yoga festival. Despite the shifts, Hanuman Festival believes people need yoga now more than ever and is eager to host the seventh annual national reunion of yogis, promising a vibrant and transformational experience for the thousands of health-conscious attendees who flock to Colorado for this one-of-a-kind festival.
New this year is the Peak Experience Package. Designed for the avid practitioner seeking more growth in her practice, the Peak Experience package includes a full weekend pass, Thursday immersions, catered meals with gourmet chef Jeff Jepsen of SunWater Spa, access to daily master classes, and exclusive small-group roundtable discussions. Annie Carpenter, Sianna Sherman, Amy Ippoliti, Janet Stone, Gina Caputo will lead discussions on topics such as “Evolution of a Teacher: Authenticity as a Source,” or “The Light Inside: How to Turn on the Inner Light when Life Gets Dark.” This pass offers a VIP-like experience with bonus amenities, but at a reasonable price. More.
3-day (Friday - Sunday) and Thursday Immersion passes are also available. Annie Carpenter and Anand Mehrotra are scheduled for half-day Immersions. Thursday also showcases the premiere of Hanuman Academy’s Five Elements of Yoga Immersion LIVE, a full-day immersion lead by five teachers: Saul David Raye, Sianna Sherman, Janet Stone, Juan Pablo Barahona, and Sreedevi Bringi.
Additional instructors teaching at this year’s festival include: Nataraja Kallio, Anton Mackey, Dayna Seraye, Jaya Lakshmi & Ananda Yogiji, Kat Tudor, Olivia Hsu and Yogaslackers Matt and Kristen. The full Music and Inspirational Speaker line-up will be announced this Spring.
Located on the scenic grounds of the Boulder High School’s great lawn next to Boulder Creek, adjacent to the Boulder Farmer's Market, Hanuman Festival features yoga classes Thursday - Sunday. The Vendor Village, presented by SunMountain Center, will feature over thirty conscious exhibitors and sponsors selling and sampling everything from clothing to jewelry to art and food. Yogis can gather in the SunWatering Hole to relax, eat and chill with their tribe. The Community Tent will host a daily community yoga class, musical acts, panel discussions and inspirational talks throughout the day. Ceremonies are scheduled throughout the weekend to unite community together and designed to honor the heritage and celebration aspects of yoga. Friday and Saturday night festivities will feature music by Elijah Ray, Jaya Lakshmi & Ananda Yogiji, Saul David Raye and other renowned artists.
Hanuman Festival creates safe and sacred space for conscious community to learn and grow, so we may uplift and inspire the world. “Hanuman Festival is committed to its hometown roots, as we grow as a healthy, conscious lifestyle event,” said Festival Director Yoshi Aono. “Through internationally-renowned teachers and leaders in the worldwide movement for conscious living, Hanuman expects to attract thousands of participants from across the nation.”
Registration for the festival is open and several pass options are available. 3-day pass (Friday - Sunday), Thursday Immersions and Peak Experience Package. Tickets can be purchased online at www.hanumanfestival.com.
Hanuman Festival is sponsored by SunWater Spa and SunMountain Center, and is supported by partners such as Yoga Revealed, Bhakti Fest, Give Back Yoga, Envision Festival, Telluride Yoga Festival, Aspen City of Wellbeing and Lead with Love Retreat, ARISE Festival, Colorado School of Yoga, Unify Fest, Lotus House of Yoga, Yoga Digest, Yoga Trail, Yoga Basics, Where is My Guru, New World Kirtan, Namaste Light, Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place, Bali Spirit Festival, Corepower Yoga, and over 30 yoga studios and teachers across the country. Boulder High School will help host the Festival.
In dedication to the namesake (Hanuman the monkey God in yogic philosophy), Hanuman Festival is committed to giving back and in 2015 founded Hanuman Adventures for practitioners to participate in hands-on service projects around the world. Hanuman Adventures features extraordinary yoga retreats with a unique focus on Seva and sacred sites in conscious community. Yogis can also expand and grow in their yoga practice in the comfort of their home with the more recently launched online education platform, Hanuman Academy, which features the Five Elements of Yoga and forthcoming Radical Self Mastery - Sattva Yoga with Anand Mehrotra.
Media Contact: Courtney Love