Yoga Squaw’d Offers Free Yoga in The Village at Squaw Valley Every Wednesday
[Olympic Valley, Calif.] June 20, 2013 – With the opening of Squaw Valley’s new Wanderlust Yoga Studio this June, the resort has started Yoga Squaw'd, offering complimentary community outdoor yoga classes on Wednesday evenings this summer. Yoga Squaw'd classes will run from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on First Street at The Village at Squaw Valley, where participants can explore their yoga practice just as the alpenglow lights up Squaw Valley’s breathtaking mountain landscape.
The first Yoga Squaw’d session will take place on June 26, coinciding with the soft opening of Squaw’s new Wanderlust Yoga Studio. The free Yoga Squaw’d classes will take place every Wednesday from June 26 through September 11, with the exception of July 17.
In keeping with the spirit of Wanderlust’s fusion of yoga and music, several of the Yoga Squaw’d classes will feature DJs. Kicking off the 4th of July holiday, the first class to feature DJ accompaniment will be held on Wednesday, July 3 featuring DJ Om Jah and led by lululemon ambassador Sherry McConkey. Other dates to feature DJs will include June 10 and September 11, led by instructor Kate Dunn-Davenport.
Before or after each Wednesday Yoga Squaw’d session, yogis can relax in The Village at Squaw Valley and treat themselves to a massage at Trilogy Spa or take advantage of retail shop specials in The Village from 4-8 p.m. at Salomon, Oakley and Lather and Fizz. Ladies can also enjoy a post-yoga glass of wine for Ladies’ Night at Uncorked every Wednesday, open from 4-8:30 p.m.
Squaw Valley’s new Wanderlust Yoga Studio is scheduled to open on June 26 and will offer yoga classes seven days a week, taught by local instructors including Jenn Choi, Masha Bishop, Meg McCraken and Kate Dunn-Davenport, among others. The yoga studio will also be offering workshops and retreats throughout the year.
The fifth annual Wanderlust Festival will return to Squaw July 18-21. This year’s festival features yoga by over 60 instructors including Seane Corn, Shiva Rea, Gurmukh and many more, as well as headlining music acts such as Moby and Gramatik. For more information on the Wanderlust Festival and the full line-up, see squaw.wanderlustfestival.com.
About Squaw Valley
Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is internationally renowned for legendary terrain that spans 3,600 skiable acres, six peaks and 30 chairlifts, and ranges from an expansive mountaintop beginner area to unrivaled expert steeps, trees and bowls. Off the mountain, families relax in The Village at Squaw Valley around the cozy fire pits or enjoy a host of restaurants, bars, boutiques and art galleries. Guests can stay in one of The Village at Squaw Valley’s one, two or three bedroom suites, each with a fireplace, kitchen and balcony, for the ultimate slopeside lodging experience.
Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows joined forces in November 2011, bringing the two ski resorts under common ownership. Skiers and riders can access 6,000 skiable acres, 43 lifts, six terrain park and 270+ trails at Squaw and Alpine Meadows on one lift ticket or season pass.
Wanderlust Festival, LLC is a producer of large-scale lifestyle festival events focusing on yoga, music and wellness. Its flagship festival, Wanderlust, was first launched in California in 2009 and has already become the largest multi-day yoga event in the world as well as a significant player in the larger US festival market. The company was founded in 2009 as a joint venture between Velour Music Group, an artist management company and event producer based in New York City, C3 Presents and Starr Hill Presents, event producers responsible for the top music festival brands in the country, including Austin City Limits Festival, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and Outside Lands. For more information, please visit www.wanderlustfestival.com
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