Updated: Apr 12, 2019

In less than two months the Wanderlust festival in Snowshoe, West Virginia, will be upon us. We at Sanctuary Yoga and Mindfulness could not be more honored and excited that our teacher and leader, Kilkenny, will be guiding practices along with other forerunners in wellness.

The first Wanderlust festival took place in the Squaw Valley Ski Resort, located in Olympic Valley, California in 2009. Asana practices were led by John Friend, Shiva Rea, and Elena Brower, among others. The musical lineup was headlined by Common, Spoon, and Broken Social Scene. Girl Talk and Jenny Lewis also performed.

Beginning as a celebration of the bond between wellness and music, the Wanderlust festival has grown over the years into a nationwide phenomenon. With iterations taking place everywhere from Los Angeles and Atlanta, to Snowshoe, people all over the country are finding themselves and their own “true north.”

The festival in beautiful Snowshoe, West Virginia, will be four days long, beginning bright and early on Thursday, June 6th with a Kundalini practice led by Kia Miller, a Yoga Glo icon trained by Yogi Bhajan, and ending in the afternoon on Sunday with a performance by DJ MC Yogi, a staple on the playlists of yoga teachers nationwide. Kilkenny will be leading extended practices featuring her signature style of asana and mindfulness, complete with philosophy lecture and a savasana set to a soundtrack of classical music. Participants will also have access to a number of other incredible activities, including stand up paddle yoga, dueling dj dance parties, and a multitude of local food trucks, all set to a picturesque mountain lake backdrop.

At our home base in the heart of Center City, we are doing our part to build a caravan to travel down and take part in the festivities. Just outside the studio door on the bulletin board, there are two separate sign up sheets; one for those who are planning on driving down, and another for those interested in catching a ride. Our goal in doing so is to create the greatest opportunity for members of our tribe to take part in this experience, as well as to represent our growing community in what is sure to be an incredible celebration.

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Hope to see you there!

Written by Matt Lynch


Sanctuary Yoga & Mindfulness is a healing haven in the heart of Center City Philadelphia. Our premier yoga studio offers weekly yoga & mindfulness meditation classes, as well as workshops and teacher trainings of the highest caliber. “Sanctuary Signature” yoga classes all place an emphasis on: excellence in alignment; thoughtful sequencing; inspiring & uplifting verbiage to support your body, mind and heart, allowing you to feel enhanced on every level. Each yoga class and yoga practice offered also contains 3-5 minutes of mindfulness meditation at its conclusion to further punctuate your profound experience during your time with us.

Our expert and exceptional teachers are highly trained, warm, and knowledgeable in areas of therapeutics, bio-mechanics, philosophy, meditation and so much more! All our classes are highly curated with an excellence in sequencing and intelligent alignment for the body; artful language for the mind; and inspiration for the heart. Come experience our amazing teaching tribe for yourself!