The day has arrived!! We are just waiting for you!

Time sure does fly quickly when you’re having fun! We are all working hard with stellar smiles on our faces and stars in our eyes as all the angels arrive and congregate to get this festival ready for you to arrive and delight in the experience of your transformation.

As you can see from the schedule above, we have a lot more going on than the festival itself. There are lots of free things for the community to participate in at the Heart Center Vendor Village.

If you are attending the festival, this will be the location that you check-in for registration. To help that process go smoother, we ask that you print out your ticket for easy scanning.

Please bring your yoga mat, your shining faces, an open heart, and a clear mind!

 

Our Opening Experience  is taking place–THIS EVENING at 6:30 p.m. in the Heart Center Vendor Village. If you haven’t already, please take a look at the beautiful work-of-art that just so happens to be our program, where you will find schedules, maps, local information and helpful guides moving through the festival. To view the program, click here. 

 

Much like a heart, the Heart Center Vendor Village has a flow and rhythm that moves in and out of the vendor’s huts, registration, John Soderberg’s sculpting studio, the outdoor stage, around a pond and

reaching out to the limbs of free yoga classes, local eats and areas to breathe. Bundle up and get familiar with the yoga community that is already forming around us all to create that beautiful lift and rise of consciousness.

 

 

toga isStarting at 7 p.m. Friday night at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre, filmmaker Suzanne Bryant presents her film, “YOGA IS a Transformational Journey”  . Through this journey, Suzanne meets the most prominent Yoga Gurus and teachers in the west and travels to India to explore the power of this ancient practice. Along the way she discovers what YOGA IS. Be sure not to miss her Tea Time Fireside chat on Sunday at L’Auberge Cottage from 3:30pm to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chris Spheeris  will moderate Friday evening where he will show his short film, “Facets of Infinity” that has been ten years in the making. A collection of stills of cacti and succulents folding into mandalas and kaleidoscopes come alive in the perfect setting of Sedona. Be sure not to miss his other offerings, including his inspirational workshop, “All you have to do is Listen” .

Facets of infinity

SYF2014 Musical Download by SYF’s very own Musical Director and Sound Alchemist, Valerie Irons

What an amazing musical line-up at the Sedona Yoga Festival this year!
michael kolasa
The pre-festival begins with Michael Kolasa’s  kirtan. Michael brings such depth and heart to chanting, filling the room with pure divine presence. Sheer bliss.
girish
 On Friday night, one of my all-time favorite sacred music artists…Girish. His voice brings us right into the space of our heart and his soul-?lled groove will move you from sheer stillness to ecstatic booty-shaking bliss. Wow!!!
Rahasya. Devotional Rescue.
 Another fabulous choice for Friday night is Rahasya, the dynamic yogi duo. Their weaving of mantra, hip hop, funk and gospel will have everyone up dancing and celebrating!
larisastow
And as we move to Saturday night, we have the soul-shaking shakti of Larisa Stow and Shakti Tribe. Larisa is a true bhakti priestess living her soul’s purpose. She and the Shakti Tribe pour forth powerful God-essence with their mantra rock, shaking us down to our very core! Holy cow!
orendablu
Also on Saturday, Emily Tessmer/Orinda Blue will be serenading us with her melodic voice. Taking “spiritual pop” to the next level, Emily willenchant the audience with her angelic spirit and deep devotion. At Sedona Yoga Shala,a new yoga studio in town, the high energy of Lokah Bhakti’s “Yoga Art Show” brings the spirit of bohemian yoga alive, fusing together live music, dance acro-yoga and more!
porangui
A celebration of soul expression! Local favorite, Porangui will take the audience on a music and dance journey with his world percussion beats! Upbeat, soul-shaking fun! Get your dancin’ shoes on!!!
mentalphysix
Agave will feature Mental Physix, a DJ duo made up of Crisanto Santa Anaand Dru Ali. Their mission?To explore the fusion of music and yoga to “create a divine union of healing, through self-realization and sound.” They are completing their “Journey To Sedona” tour at this event – it will be a grand celebration, not to be missed! Mental Physix is a multi-talented, DJ duo from Southern California. They will take you on an intensely spiritual journey through downtempo, drum & bass, dub-step, tribal, jazz, hip-hop and reggae and more!
dub sutra
Throughout the weekend (please check the schedule) more amazing music will be offered! The husband and wife team of Dub Sutra offers us an eclectic mix of electronic dub downtempo with chanting and live instruments mixed in. Their music will take us on a magical journey. Mental Physix is a multi-talented, DJ duo from Southern California.They will take you on an intensely spiritual journey through downtempo, drum & bass, dubstep, tribal, jazz, hiphop and reggae and more!
Andrew Ecker will lead us in a fun, interactive drum circle, where we can come together in music song and dance. It will bean amazing time exploring the healing effects of drum culture. Local dance troupe Haribol Yoga Dance is a collective ensemble of dancers and musicians joining together to help spread their love of yoga. Through the combination of vinyassa-style interpretive dance, and heart-felt kirtan, this caring group of individuals seeks to uplift others with their talents. The Haribol Yoga Dance workshop will be family friendly, open for children (and adults) of all ages.
The festival closes on Sunday evening with Sedona’s beloved kirtan band Natesh Kirtan (formerly kirtan wallahs). Their kirtan is a steady climb into the pure bliss of the heart! They will set you on ?re chanting the names of the divine!
I am so excited for this amazing line-up! The Sedona Yoga Festival is offering up some wonderful artists that are sure to blast our hearts wide open! Do you have your festival pass yet? Be sure to visit http://sedonayogafestival.com to get yours!
For those of you who were not able to buy passes this year, please come by the Heart Center Village Stage where so many artists will be offering FREE classes, music and dance. See you there!

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