July 20-23, 2017
Wanderlust, producers of the largest yoga lifestyle events in the world, returns to Squaw Valley for an unforgettable four-day retreat. At the beautiful Squaw Valley Resort, Wanderlust will bring together a unique combination of yoga, music, speakers, and outdoor adventure to create the ultimate restorative getaway. A phenomenal lineup of some of the world’s most outstanding yoga teachers, musicians, meditation instructors, and performing artists promise a transformative experience. Attendees can practice a smorgasbord of yoga styles (at all levels), outdoor activities such as hiking, nature runs, kayaking, paddle-boarding, and mountain biking, and indulge in wine tastings and organic delicacies. wanderlust.com/festivals/squaw-valley
This year’s roster includes:
Yoga: Experience top tier yoga classes taught by the world’s most sought after teachers: Gurmukh, Kathryn Budig, Seane Corn, Rod Stryker, Janet Stone, Adriene Mishler, Briohny Smith, Anne Marie Kramer, Dave Romanelli, and more.
Music: Get down with live performances featuring Lettuce’s sonic freedom, the R&B electric soul of Little Dragon, the soul-dipped bluegrass funk of Dustbowl Revival and many more.
Nature: Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages will delight in the full range of adventurous activities from stand up paddle boarding, musical hikes and adventure runs, to outdoor meditations, kayaking and more. The open “Uncommons” area will host an array of activities such as aerial yoga, acroyoga, hula hooping, slacklining, and more.
Meditation: Unplug and get centered with meditation classes from renowned teachers such as Davidji, Jennifer Partridge, Anand Mehrota, Priya Deepika Mohan and more.
Find Your True Fork: Presented by Tropicana Probiotics, Find Your True Fork is Wanderlust’s brand new interactive culinary stage where participants will experience hands-on how to make fresh and healthy dishes from top chefs and wellness experts. Kevin Callaghan will reveal how to think like a kitchen pro, Seamus Mullen will tell you how to balance the microbiome with delicious food, Jason Wrobel will give his top food hacks for busy people, and much more.
Talks: Attendees will be inspired by the Speakeasy series, a lecture program featuring today’s thought leaders: Dr. Betty Uribe will tell you how to get what you want—in an authentic way; musician and activist Madame Gandhi discusses what “the future is female” really means; business expert Michael Ellsberg will change the ways you think about money, wealth, and spending by investing in yourself—and more.
Food & Wine: The Farm to Table Dinner is a chef-crafted meal sourced from the freshest seasonal produce and locally farmed meats, which promises an incredible fine dining experience. At the Salt + Smoke BBQ, celebrate the best the South has to offer by dancing to live music, and savoring local BBQ (and veggie options) with all the fixings. Or, sample local and imported wine, beer, and libations, plus seasonal hors d’oeuvres at our Uncorked events, accompanied by live music, a bonfire and the setting sun.
Festival attendees will be nourished by a number of Wanderlust partners, including:
- adidas, who will host a one-of-a kind, immersive onsite activation to engage in attendee-led experiences, enabling them to embed more sport into their day and create their best selves at all US-based events. Apparel from the adidas x Wanderlust co-branded collection will be sold at each event.
- Ford Motor Company Ford Motor Company aims to deliver great products, a strong business and a better world. From our factories to our dealerships and into the communities in which we serve, our purpose is to Go Further so all people can move freely about the world. Ford, the Official Vehicle of Wanderlust, will present a series of curated workshops and lectures hosted by Wanderlust thought leaders. Festival attendees will also have the opportunity to take a drive around festival grounds or catch a ride to their next Wanderlust destination in a Ford vehicle.
- Tropicana Probiotics will inspire attendees to believe in their guts by participating in gut health-focused yoga flows and sampling all-new probiotic products at the Kula Marketplace. Yoga classes, workshop content and lectures will take attendees on a wellness journey that starts from the center of our bodies—the gut—and empowers them to lead their best lives.
- TY KU Sake, authentically brewed in Nara, Japan—the birthplace of sake—is 100% all natural and completely free of gluten, sulfites and tannins. It’s the perfect way to unwind without undoing the day’s practice. Come by for a special Sake 101 and sample four types of award winning sake.