A Consciousness Evolution Conference
5 Days of Total Energetic Transformation | April 27–30, 2023
Whether you’re an experienced teacher or an absolute beginner, we believe evolution is a collaboration. And we here at the Sedona Yoga Festival couldn’t be more excited about what we’re creating… together. Here’s the SYF Overview.
Sedona Yoga Festival returns to the beautiful red rock landscape of Sedona, Arizona, April 27–30, 2023. As we prepare to come together we’re reimagining what space can be held for the yoga community and sculpting an experience like none other, with an impressive roster, rich coursework, and exciting extras carefully crafted to help attendees take their consciousness to the next level.
The SYF has offerings suitable for every level of practitioner—from absolute beginners to experienced teachers— and we are curating a yoga conference with community safety in mind. We’ll be gathering at Sedona’s world-class performing arts center and retreat centers, and going into the Coconino National Forest for a transformative experience like no other. Daytime classes will be held at both Sedonya Conscious Living Center and Sedona Creative Life Center. Read below for more information about these incredible spaces.
Sedona Yoga Festival is honored to be leading the conversation—and facilitating authentic connection between people, passion, and potential. Read on for a more in-depth overview of SYF.
The Sedonya Conscious Living Center is a nonprofit retreat center dedicated to finding creative, collaborative partnerships that raise global consciousness for the benefit of all. Sedona Creative Life Center is a nonprofit organization founded to celebrate the human spirit and provide an uplifting and nourishing environment for celebrations, spiritually enhancing programs, and personal growth. We couldn’t be more excited to bring our signature transformative energy to these stunning locations.
YOGA & MEDITATION
Beginners welcome. Experts, too. No matter where you are in your yogic journey, there’s so much to learn at SYF2023 about all aspects of a yogi lifestyle. Yamas, Niyamas, Hatha. Ashtanga. Acro. Adaptive. Restorative. Kundalini. Yin, Meditation, Ayurveda. Thai. Explore it all.
Join in-depth industry workshops and round tables, practice asana all day, or dive into Yoga 101 and beyond. Whatever makes you bloom… SYF will provide.
TRAUMA CONSCIOUS YOGA
Optional integrated 20-hour training for yoga instructors, fitness professionals, and all service providers. “Traumatic Stress: Resiliency and Healing with Yoga” is designed to provide teachers with the skills to share yoga with First Responders, Veterans, trauma survivors, those affected by PTSD and many more. Scientific studies now show that yoga and other mindfulness practices have a significant positive contribution on alleviating PTS and STS symptoms, and on strengthening body and mind resiliency. Students will leave this trauma-sensitive yoga training with the necessary tools to begin working with gently with trauma awareness.
SYF Presenters are selected for their unfailing authenticity and commitment to consciousness evolution. Vanguard teachers of Global Yoga Culture converge alongside new voices to share in dialogue, explore one another’s offerings and collaborate in presenting the most currently relevant ancient material to the attendees. There is definitely something for you no matter your age, experience level, or style. From absolute beginner to seasoned teacher, SYF is your annual reset, reinvigorate and inspired destination for transformation. Stay tuned yogis – soon, we’ll announce our masterful teachers so you can check out a full overview of our presenters.
There are places in the world that simply exist on a higher plane, and where it’s easier to tap into one’s highest self. Sedona is one of those places.
If gathering for a yoga festival isn’t a high enough energy already, register for any of the 100+ on the land sessions with local healers, guides, and yogis, or join international presenters offering yoga on the red rocks. *permitted by the Coconino Forest Service
MUSIC & KIRTAN
The musical offerings at Sedona Yoga Festival are consistently among some of the very best the yoga community has to offer – and 2023 will continue to raise the bar!
Want an overview of the music featured at SYF? Expect kirtan, sound-healing, sacred music and DJ’s. SYF2023 has something for everyone!
There is a magical place at Sedona Yoga Festival for kid’s yoga ages 6-13! Scheduled to coincide with adult classes there is so much fun to be had at this years SYF. Our kid’s yoga program will include Acro yoga, yoga dance, music, art, and much more. A full weekend of free and open to the public kids yoga activities will be created by our team of amazing presenters that work with kids all over the world in all different ways – with YOGA!
Extend your Journey. Register for a pre or post conference immersion for a deeper dive. Offered Thursday and Monday at various locations inside and on the land.
Vibrancy abounds and there is much to delight as SYF re-opens its largest yoga expo ever, featuring conscious vendors from all over the country sharing beautiful, soulful products and services. We have heart-fully selected vendors for their clear commitment to evolving consciousness, with exclusive products just for YOU! The Expo is free and open to the public, so bring your friends even if they aren’t joining you for conference sessions.
MINDFULLY CRAFTED FOOD & DRINK
Expect a variety of mouth-watering dishes on campus! With food vendors offering vegetarian, vegan, keto and organic nourishment, you will be sure to feel energized and supported as you practice throughout the weekend! SYF is very selective about the offerings that share in this platform, and the addition of food vendors has been phenomenal so far!
Continuing education is a vital part of certification programs designed to credential professionals across the United States to ensure licensed professionals access to reliable, credible, high-quality continuing education throughout their careers. By obtaining continuing education (CE), a practitioner demonstrates a personal and public commitment to enhance continued competence in their profession, which is why it continues to play such a critical role in a board specific professional certification program.