SYF Blog

  • the Art of Toes…

    I had no idea anything like Toe Reading existed until this past February. My girlfriend and partner, Leah Misty and I were attending as presenters here at the Sedona Yoga Festival and she seemed quite excited about one class. I saw nothing else on the schedule that piqued my curiosity as much, and knowing this would be fun for her, we went.

  • The Secret of the Yoga Sutra: A Q&A with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait

    After 35 years of teaching in the West, Sanskrit scholar and spiritual teacher Pandit Rajmani Tigunait has published his long-awaited commentary on the Yoga Sutra—the seminal text on yoga practice and philosophy. His new book, The Secret of the Yoga Sutra, is the first practitioner-oriented commentary that is fully grounded in the living tradition of the Himalayan masters. Tigunait, who

  • Consciousness & Your Gut by Jeff Masters

    The relationship between the mind, consciousness, awareness and our Enteric System, The Digestive System, also known as the ‘Gut Brain.’

  • 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

  • Chakra Energy Dance: A SOULful, Whole-Being Healing Experience with Stephanie Colletti, SYF2014 Presenter

    As a life-long dancer and performer, it is my belief that nothing can simultaneously

    connect you to your body and the Divine like dance. Through this ancient practice, one

    is able to surrender to the moment and find the “sweet spot” of uninhibited movement

    infused with the healing vibration of music, that inspires the physical and emotional

    expression of our greatest joys and deepest sorrows.

  • A walk through our stunning venues-words and photos by SYF’s Executive Assistant, Jeness May

    Take a tour through a few of our magical venue locations in the heart of Sedona.

  • Cooking the Yoga Sutras by SYF2014 presenter, Camella Nair

    Many people come to yoga via the physical discipline of hatha yoga. It is a great place to start, but at some point, we start to ask ourselves important questions about our life, and want to find ways to improve it. I think that this can be where an intentional spiritual practice can start to germinate, and we can remold what is a