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Telluride Yoga Festival Celebrates 10 Years

Telluride CO:  The Telluride Yoga Festival will celebrate ten years in the stunning San Juan Mountains this July 20-23. The first yoga festival of it’s kind; the event draws in nearly a thousand yoga enthusiasts to the historic mountain town for four days of community, live music, and yogic contemplation.

The Telluride Yoga Festival will commemorate ten years of yoga, live music and community connection this July in the beautiful San Juan Mountains in Southern Colorado.The ‘original yoga festival’, the annual event hosts hundreds of yoga enthusiasts in the Telluride valley seeking instruction and interconnection in a stunning mountain setting for four days in a retreat-like setting.

The 2017 event will feature a compelling lineup of internationally renowned instructors including over 100 activities ranging from yoga to meditation as well as live music and concerts each night. With thirty presenters already announced and more expected in the coming weeks, the intimate mountain festival is already showcasing a compelling lineup of guest presenters and instructors. Highlights include Tias Little (author and founder of Prajna Yoga in Santa Fe), Amy Ippoliti (co-founder of 90 monkeys and iconic yogini known passionate for animal activism), Colorado’s own Gina Caputo (founder of Colorado School of Yoga) to name a few.

More than just a yoga festival, the event stretches into the realms of education with featured presenters and workshops as well as opportunities for coordinated hiking, biking, climbing, cooking and wellness classes, dining events and an infusion of live music. Attendees will enrich their practice while making life long connections with like-minded individuals from all corners of globe. With a focus on diversity, as well as creativity, the annual event has built an active community who return to the resort each year.

The ten-year event is celebrated for providing a community atmosphere for attendees that provide opportunities for intimate connections and strength that reaches far past the daily asanas.

Showing remarkable growth over the years, the Telluride Yoga Festival will expand it’s footprint in 2017 allowing for yogi’s, and yogini’s alike to stretch out in the Telluride township with classes offered both indoors and outdoors including sunset classes on ‘The Ridge’ (just below Allred’s Restaurant) at 10,551 with unparallel views of the mountains and valley below.

The Telluride Yoga Festival is the highest altitude event of its kind clocking in at 8,750 feet in Telluride, Colorado, and 9,500 feet in Mountain Village. The perfect environment to stretch out your muscles and mind, attendees treasure the exceptional views and friendly mountain town vibe of Telluride.

With goals reaching past the annual event, organizers are working to build Telluride Yoga Festival into a lifestyle brand for guests to use as a resource for their practice all-year-long. A community driven enterprise, organizers will rely on the depth of knowledge provided by guest instructors in a national blog with a high altitude attitude.

For more information about the festival and to purchase tickets for the annual event check out www.tellurideyogafestival.com