Wanderlust Festival 2016

Wanderlust Festival 2016

Wanderlust Festival 2016

Wanderlust, producers of the largest yoga lifestyle events in the world, announce the return of Wanderlust Sunshine Coast, hosted at Novotel Twin Waters Resort. The four-day festival, takes place from October 20 – October 23, 2016 for the second year running, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, alongside partners Sunshine Coast Council, and Tourism Events Queensland.


Wanderlust Sunshine Coast will feature an unparalleled lineup of the world's most sought after yoga teachers, musicians, meditation instructors, speakers, and performing artists. Attendees can practice various styles of yoga at all levels, explore the great outdoors with activities such as hiking, nature walks, paddle-boarding, surfing, and indulge in wine tastings, earth-to-table dinners, and organic delicacies. 


'We can help to navigate people's path in their quest to find their true north" says Jeff Krasnos, Co-Founder of Wanderlust '…through the cultivation and curation of experts, techniques, and recipes for living, we can help people along their path to cultivating their best self"


A few of the extraordinary activities that will fill the weekend include:


Practice with the world's top yoga talent, including one of the biggest international names to grace Australia, Californian goddess Shiva Rea. Also at the top of the line-up is pioneering yoga practitioner Ana Forrest"alongside Amy Ippoliti, Briohny Smyth, and Dice Iida-Klein. Also joining, are Australasia's own Claudine & Honza Lafond, Nikki Ralston, Gwyn Williams, and more"offering a diverse collection of inclusive classes for all levels of experience.

Get down with live performances, featuring the soulful sounds of Xavier Rudd"a friend of the Australian mindful movement, and ever popular on the Queensland music circuit. Also joining is New York dance catalyst DJ Tasha Blank, multi-instrumentalisst Elijah Ray, tunesmith Phil Smart, Byron Bay favourites Deya Dova, Wild Marmalade, and Sunshine Coast locals Dubarray and Andy Dub"and more.

Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages can explore the full range of adventurous activities from surfing to stand-up-paddleboarding, and explorative hikes.

Immerse yourself in the inspiring ideas of thought-leaders at the Wanderlust Speakeasy. Our intimate and casual lecture series covers topics ranging from holistic health to ethical business practice, from personal empowerment to community betterment.

Relax and get centred with meditation classes from renowned teachers such as Gloria Latham. Start the day off with early-morning meditation, and connect to the sights, sounds and smells of the ocean in a sunset meditation.

Food lovers will rejoice at the Earth-to-Table Dinner, a one-of-a-kind dining experience created with fresh, locally sourced, organic ingredients"curated by raw food, and wellbeing queen Kemi Nekvapil. Samplings of local and imported wine, beer, and libations feature as part of Uncorked"a unique post-yoga, and pre-party soiree.

Start your day off by grabbing a coffee with friends at Wanderlust's famed gathering place, the True North Café, presented by TOMS"who will be bringing their eclectic range of ethical eyewear and shoes. Explore everything the Mindful Marketplace has to offer, from the latest yoga-wear and jewellery, wellness products, to bespoke food experiences.


For more information and ticket pricing, please visit www.wanderlust.com/events 


About Wanderlust:

Wanderlust is a global yoga lifestyle company. It encompasses Wanderlust Festival, the largest multi-day yoga and music festivals in the world; Wanderlust 108, a one-day 'mindful triathlon" taking place in urban parks across the world; Wanderlust Media, a fully integrated multi-platform digital interface. The company was founded in New York City in 2009 as a joint venture between Velour Music Group, C3 Presents and Starr Hill Presents. It hosts multiple experiences across key resort locations, including such territories as the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Chile, and Mexico. For more information, please visit http://wanderlust.com

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