Hatha, Ashtanga, Kundalini, Bhakti — these types of yoga and more are there for the sampling at YogaCause Big Bear Lake Aug. 18-20.
YogaCause is a three-day festival featuring 13 styles of yoga, 25 instructors from across the country and more than 75 beginner to advanced classes.
Slack line, acro yoga or couples yoga, suspended aerial yoga, stand-up paddleboard yoga and freestyle calisthenics are also offered. Six yoga tents with hardwood floors are placed among the pine trees at Snow Summit. A vendor alley offers products to consumers who are as conscious of their health as they are of their environment.
Friday’s schedule offers workshops and classes from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday’s schedule begins at 9 a.m. with the final sessions beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday’s sessions begin at 9 a.m. with the last offerings beginning at 4:30 p.m.
“We have a stage where any of the teachers can demo when they’re not teaching,” said Jimbeau Andrews, event coordinator. “Our goal is to share with our community what yoga is all about.”
Two evening concerts round out the events. Friday night’s concert is a DJ and Silent Disco Dance party from 7 to 11 p.m. “For any amount of donation to the (YogaCause) nonprofit, you can receive a headset,” Andrews said. “I have a world-renown DJ performing that night. So basically it’s silent dancing — everybody connected by headset.”
The concert on Saturday night is free to the public. Performers include Ethan Tucker, runner-up on “The Voice,” Hirie, a reggae-centric singer,…
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