July 16, 2018

Wanderlust Whistler is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more stoked! If you want to join in on classes by some of the world’s most renowned yoga and meditation instructors, experience heart-pumping music, and listen in on some inspiring lectures and workshops then come join us for a transformational long weekend!

Anyone who’s been to Whistler during the Summer knows there's no shortage of things to do, so we’ve rounded up some of our favourite experiences you can take in during the Wanderlust Whistler Weekend.

Check out this awesome video that was made by our Luminary Michelle Harrison when she attended a couple years ago:



1. SUP Yoga

Take your yoga practice to the next level while being immersed in the natural beauty of Whistler’s Lost Lake.SUP Yoga combines stand up paddling with yoga, allowing you topractice in rhythm with the water and flow through yoga poses on your moving mat. Challenge your balance, and strengthen your connection to mother Earth with this total body strengthening flow on the water.

2. Go for a dip in Lost Lake

Lost Lake is a small lake within walking distance of Whistler Village, surrounded by trails for hiking and biking. It’s also one of the most popular lakes in the area with a beach area perfect for picnicking, BBQing, beach sports or to just stop by for a cool dip between classes.

*Image courtesy of Whistler.com

3. Join a Speak Easy Talk

Have that A-ha! moment and get inspired with Speak Easy talks by some of the top yogi thought leaders of our time. This intimate and informal lecture series exclusive to Wanderlust festivals covers everything from holistic health to personal transformation. Topics being covered this year include, living courageously, self love and sexual satisfaction.

*Image courtesy of Wanderlust

 

4. Connect at the Farm to Table Dinner

Each year Wanderlust Whistler puts on their Farm to Table Dinner, featuring fare from local chefs in a seated, multi-course meal prepared family style. In this experience you’ll enjoy live music, the company of other yogis, and traditional and innovative dishes all sourced from the local region.

5. Unwind at the Scandinavian Spa

The Scandinave Spa in Whistler is a traditional Scandinavian bath house experience- and in our opinion, the best way to unwind after a full day of vinyasa classes! The spa is situated on the edge of the Lost Lake Park in one of Whistler’s most scenic settings. Their signature bath experience has guests go from a hot sauna or steam and then into a cold plunge pool or Nordic waterfall, the last step is to relax in a solarium, in a hammock or by the outdoor fireplaces. It’s recommended to be repeated 3 times, for extra pampering pair with a massage.  

*Image courtesy of the Scandinavian Spa

 

6. Shop at the Kula Market

Don’t miss out on the amazing lineup of yoga gear, jewelry, apparel, and other goods at the Kula Market. You can feel good knowing you’re supporting the areas local artisans and yogis while picking up some unique mementos from your trip!


7. Experience the Barefoot Bistro Ice Room

The Barefoot Bistro Vodka Tasting is a unique and fun way to let your hair down after a long day of classes and workshops. At -32C The Ketel One Ice Room is the world’s coldest vodka tasting room and a unique one of a kind unique experience only available in Whistler. Guest’s are wrapped in arctic parkas while a vodka expert talks you through how the intricacies of distillation and filtration affect the flavour profile of the finished product. Plus the extreme frozen environment enhances the flavour while minimizing the alcohol effects. Each tasting includes samples of 4 different vodkas.

8. Eat at the Green Moustache

The Green Moustache Organic Café is the perfect place to refuel in between classes and is Whistler’s top rated vegetarian restaurant. They serve up a variety of 100% organic and vegetarian salads, wraps,  juices and smoothies. It’s also conveniently located in the heart of Whistler, near Olympic Plaza, where you can drop by for breakfast, lunch, snacks, or coffee.

9. Find us at the Inner Fire pop up shop

Don’t forget to come visit us at the Inner Fire pop up shop! Browse through our latest collections as well as some fan favourites. All our clothing is proudly made by hand in Vancouver, and made with ethically sourced fabrics and materials.

 Wherever your Wanderlust adventure takes you we promise Whistler won’t disappoint. With its snow-capped peaks, crystal-clear rivers and vast expanse of the Coast Mountains, you’ll be sure to elevate your consciousness and your yoga practice while revelling in the area’s natural beauty.

 


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