Wanderlust announced their summer festival headliners today, their new besties Lululemon just tweeted. The usual suspects will be teaching and/or performing: Shiva Rea, Seane Corn, Schuyler Grant, Elena Brower with some interesting additions like Gurmukh, Rod Stryker and Dharma Mittra (this guy gets around!) and a slew of varied up-and-coming teachers well on their way to the big stage. Musical accompaniment will be provided by Moby, the newly re-emergent mascot of yoga DJs (DJ and acoustic sets – look out!), Gramatik, Femi Kuti and a bunch of other bands and artists you probably never heard of but won’t care because yoga parties are awesome and you just love to dance, man! We see you baby, shakin’ that A…
Glaringly absent? John Friend – (mostly) no surprise there. Michael Franti – he’ll make an appearance this month in Hawaii, but that’s that. Melty-heartbreaking. Krishna Das – what?? Harmoniums all over the country just fell silent in disbelief. Blasphemy.
So the lineup isn’t ah-MAZ-ing*, but it’s a yoga festival and who really cares as long as you get to trance dance, smoke your “intention joints,” hoop until you’re dizzy and paste glittery feathers on yourself?
To make up for the holes, a Lululemon+Wanderlust yo-mance and crazy motherf*@cking dome:
With the shared goal of creating dynamic community around yoga, we are joining forces with lululemon to elevate the festival experience. Together, we are bringing gifted teachers, inspirational speakers and best-in-the-world products to each Wanderlust festival this summer. At each U.S. festival, lululemon and Wanderlust will co-create a visually striking space called the d’Om, a geodesic dome that will become a gathering place for elevation, inspiration, gathering, and fun.
Who needs the merry yogsters of Anusara Village when you have the ambassadors of elevation? Start crafting your tin foil hats now! This gonna be cray.
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