What’s New and Not-to-be-missed at Wanderlust O’ahu 2019

Wanderlust Festival

Yoga & music phenomenon offers epic combination of sun, surf and outdoor activities

Wanderlust is returning to the stunning Turtle Bay Resort nestled along Oahu’s incomparable North Shore. The four-day festival, will take place February 28 – March 3, 2019, where attendees can choose from over 200 activities including live music, yoga, zip-lining, paddle boarding, eco-kayaking, explorative hikes, running treks, sea-to-table dining, and more.

What’s new and not-to-be-missed at Wanderlust O’ahu 2019?:

  • Immersions: Taking place on the Thursday of each four-day festival, Immersions offer a day-long deep-dive with top experts, including:
    • Big Magic Creativity Immersion: Unquestionably one of her generation’s most beloved voices, Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the runaway bestseller Eat Pray Love, will explore the five major necessary emotional components of living a creative life: courage, enchantment, permission, persistence and trust.  Through guided writing exercises, participants will be invited to explore their creative dreams and obstacles and learn about the different aspects of their own creative consciousness.
    • Walk In Beauty Yoga Immersion: Led by master yoga teacher Ana Forrest and medicine man Jose Calarco, this workshop will explore yoga practices to open your receptors to perceive beauty and place you in harmony with the natural world. This workshop will include song, invocation and smoke blessing.
    • Blissology EcoKarma Immersion: Hosted by Eoin Finn and Chelsey Korus, attendees will get close to nature through inspiring talks, guided yoga practice and active service.  With Sustainable Coastlines, attendees will feel part of the local community with a fun, hands-on beach clean-up along Hawaii’s North Shore.
  • Ohana Night: Join the Wanderlust family on Friday night for an evening of traditional music, dance and culture. Enjoy lei-making, poi-beating, storytelling, Hawaiian body-painting and a mainstage Ohana jam led by Ron Artis II.
  • Amplified Yoga: Donovan McGrath, creator of Amplifed Yoga, uses the deep house beats of a live DJ, Kundalini technology, breath, meditation and free form movement to amplify the best parts of ourselves, through practice.
  • Horse Yoga and Equine Meditation: Explore the true meaning of connection as you and an equine partner pioneer a yoga or meditation experience unlike any other. Participants will breathe, stretch and together find a relaxing peace by the Pacific Ocean.
  • Morning Soul Rise: Early birds can ease into the day by enjoying the new-morning rays with Ron Artis II’s sweet, soulful guitar and vocals in a picturesque place.
  • Mat Pilates with Chelsea Peck: Focusing on mobility and core strength, whether you’re a yogi or a surfer, you’ll find these classes will make your practice more balanced, powerful and agile.
  • Soundbaths with SuperNova Sarah: Experience the relaxing and revitalizing effects of sound meditation, which uses gongs, harps, crystal and Tibetan singing bowls and more.
  • Meditation Experiences: In our seaside meditation venue known as “The Quiet Place,” relax to the sound of ocean waves for meditation sessions unlike any other, led by Tracee Stanley, Celeste Young and Ashley Neese.
  • Capoeira: Join Maestre Kinha and learn the Brazilian martial art in this workshop combining movement, dance and music.
  • Flip Your Hourglass: In this gravity-defying AIReal Yoga class, Carmen Curtis teaches participants to explore the art of inversion. Using a silk hammock as a prop for balance, postures one might have thought were impossible, are now safely accessible.
  • Speakeasy Talks: Get inspired by our lecture program featuring today’s thought leaders: Elizabeth Gilbert will explore personal creativity; Robinda Mohar will reveal the secrets to yogi entrepreneurship; Gerry Lopez talks about the yin and yang of surfing; activist educators Dash and Erika Kuhr discuss the best plant medicines for aiding your practice and healing naturally; Steve Sakala from MANA Botanicals will discuss conscious cannabis, and more.
  • Wanderlust Concert Series: Experience a wide variety of musical performers in many different settings, from the epic main stage at the Kuilima Point Lawn overlooking the ocean to intimate pop-up shows throughout the festival. Enjoy live performances from Corinne Bailey Rae, Bob Moses, Liquid Bloom, Mike Love, Tavana and more.

For further information, including the full talent lineup, schedule of events, and ticketing, please visit wanderlust.com/oahu

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