Yoga festivals are becoming more popular in the last years, as it’s easy to observe from social media, web sites and magazines. There are almost more than hundreds of official yoga festivals all over the world.
But one question comes up when we think about that, what are the benefits of attending a yoga festival nowadays? What motivates thousands of people to travel far away from their home countries and attending yoga festivals?
Here are the 5 most common benefits why you should absolutely join a yoga festival!
- Increase Your Network
In yoga festivals, it is easy to make new friends and increase your network from all over the world. If you would like to meet new people on a specific level, to those who are interested in yoga the same way as you are, a yoga festival would be the best choice for you. Having conversation about your next yoga retreat, dancing and singing together, helping each other with different types of yoga variations and many more are just a few reasons that may led you to join a yoga festival. Additionally, you can also create a business network on these kinds of yoga festivals. If you are yoga teacher or working in a yoga related business, a yoga festival might be the absolute place to increase your business network. International teachers from different countries, yoga lovers, musicians, spiritual healer, artists and speakers are all becoming together on the festival to celebrate the consciousness to share and to experience as a yoga community.
2. Learn and Try New Yoga Styles
You can explore many different yoga styles from several yoga instructors on these kinds of events, such as Yoga Synergy, Empowered Arts Yoga or local styles. This also depends on where the festival takes place. You may find interesting new style of yoga. In the yoga festival, you can search for a new style of yoga that you would like to join. You can also find several of them because generally there is more than one style of yoga classes held at the same time. Additionally, you can find different workshops to learn and get idea about them.
3. Great Time For a Weekend
Take a chance to relax and fresh your mind with a festival with a quality weekend yoga festival. It is like a short way of staying away from your daily routine and stressful mind. Take a deep breath and practice yoga! If you have more time rather the festival, you can also visit the country or the local place that you attend the yoga festival. It would be amazing experience in a weekend trip.
4. Try Local and Healthy Foods
Yoga festivals might be the best way of trying and tasting best local and healthy foods. At the festival place you can find several delicious foods which made by local community. The most important benefit of these kinds of foods is almost completely being organic. Also, you may have a chance to find a fit diet for you on the workshop or from your yoga teacher.
5. Find Your New Yoga Teacher
One of the biggest chances at a yoga festival is finding a new yoga teacher for your yoga life. You can practice with several different yoga teachers in the classes, which are not from your local region. Also, you may meet with a famous yoga teacher on a festival and you may contact with them to further improve your yoga skills. As it’s known, every individual has his or her own style and way to show the path of yoga and help you to improve your mind with a unique style.