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2016

Press Releases: Big Bear Yoga Festival Music, Movement, Health, Vegetarian Food & Fun in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California. Announcing the 4th Big Bear Yoga Festival, August 26-28, 2016. Big Bear Yoga Festival is very excited to announce Friday evenings opening ceremony featuring Mas Vidal the Director and Founder of Dancing Shiva Yoga and Ayurveda (DSYA) in Los Angeles, California. www.masvidalyoga.com    Big Bear Yoga Festival is also very  thrilled to bring you live Kirtan with accomplished musician Girish Saturday evening in the outdoor amphitheater. His talents are featured on some of the most popular recordings in the world music/chant music field today. www.girishmusic.comLakeside deck yoga Escape to beautiful Big Bear Lake, California for the annual 3-day outdoor yoga festival combining movement, music, health, vegetarian food and fun. The yoga festival is an event where yoga and nature go hand and hand. The Big Bear Yoga Festival returns to YMCA Camp Oakes, 200 acres in the high mountains of San Bernardino in Southern California. The yoga festival will be held the weekend of August 26, 27 & 28, 2016. All attendees can choose from health and wellness lectures, a wide range of yoga classes, vegetarian food, live music and guided meditation – along with outdoor recreation like canoeing, swimming pool, campfire and an observatory for stargazing. Annalisa Berns and Renee’ Fulkerson are the soul sisters behind the scenes of the international Big Bear Yoga Festival. They collaborate to make the California festival shine. They met in Big Bear, California via yoga at Renee’s yoga studio Equada Yoga and over the years have realized that they are a perfect match for bringing dreams to reality. The two co producers created Big Bear Yoga Festival to bring incredible yoga teachers, dance, vibrant music, inspirational topics, vegetarian food and fun activities to the Big Bear Valley, Inland Empire and surrounding communities. Their idea of sharing their love of yoga, animals and nature, creating community and sustainability with vegetarian food manifested into yoga classes for all levels and abilities, a wide range of outdoor activities and music on 200 acres of beautiful land. Where All ages are welcome, and all ranges of yoga experience. Those new to yoga and beginners are especially welcome. Where animal lovers can contribute to supporting a local animal shelter, eat meat free for a weekend and possibly adopt an animal in need.

Event Details Big Bear Yoga Festival Movement, music, health, vegetarian food and fun. YMCA Camp Oakes Big Bear City, California August 26, 27 & 28, 2016.

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Media coverage is welcome at the festival, August 26, 27 & 28, 2016. Members of the press if you are interested in covering this event please notify us and request a badge in advance directly at bigbearyoga@hotmail.com

Tickets are available at – www.bigbearyogafestival.com

For more information about the festival, send an email to bigbearyoga@hotmail.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google and Pinterest for updates.

2015

Press Releases Big Bear Yoga Festival Music, Movement, Health Food & Fun in the Mountains Announcing the 3rd Big Bear Yoga Festival, Aug 21-23, 2015 Big Bear City, CA The 3rd annual Big Bear Yoga Festival  at YMCA Camp Oakes will bring more classes on health and wellness to the 3-day event in the mountains. Bringing new friends together to explore the mountains and try new activities. AIReal Yoga, Slackline and Tribal Yoga Rave are some of the most popular offerings over the weekend. Big Bear Yoga Festival is an event where yoga and nature go hand-in-hand. The festival returns to YMCA Camp Oakes, 200 acres in the high mountains. All attendees can choose from health & wellness lectures, a wide range of yoga classes, vegetarian food, live music and guided meditation — along with outdoor recreation like a ropes course, swimming pool, campfire, canoeing, and an observatory for star gazing. All classes and activities are included in the cost Big Bear Yoga Festival. of festival attendance with special tickets available that include meals, so that everyone has an opportunity to “break bread” with new friends. All ages and abilities are welcome. The “Beginners Track” offers easy classes and therapeutic yoga. More advanced students can attend the more intense sessions, try a new style of yoga or deepen their current practice. The inaugural Big Bear Yoga Festival was in August 2013. The event was a complete success and established itself as a space for Music, Movement, Health, Food & Fun. In 2013, the festival offered excellent yoga teachers from Southern California, key-note speaker Lindsay Wagner, fun outside activities and music under the stars. Tickets for Big Bear Yoga Festival are available online at www.BigBearYogaFestival.com, along with festival pictures, a schedule of classes, roster of teachers, sponsorship opportunities and accommodations available at YMCA Camp Oakes — including camping, RV camping, and dorm-style housing. For more information about the festival, send an email to bigbearyoga@hotmail.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates! For more information about Big Bear Yoga call (909) 584-5270 or visit www.bigbearyoga.com. The Big Bear Valley is a resort destination in the San Bernardino Mountain range of southern California. With an elevation of 6,700 feet and over 300 days of sunshine a year, it is known for its four-season outdoor recreation, diverse arts scene and thriving health & wellness community.

2014

Press Releases Big Bear Yoga Festival Music, Movement, Health Food & Fun in the Mountains FEATURED SPEAKER Gillian Larson of CBS’ Survivor Gabon Announcing the 2nd Big Bear Yoga Festival, Aug 22-24, 2014 Big Bear City, CA — Gillian Larson, of CBS’ Survivor Gabon fame, will be presenting at the 2nd Big Bear Yoga Festival. Larson will be sharing her message, “Dream it, Believe it, Prepare for it, DO IT !!” and the amazing experience of being on CBS’ television show, Survivor. Larson was bit by the bug of Survivor when she saw the very first show, and felt driven to play. She felt she was a perfect fit. Larson applied 15 times to the show over 8 years, but never gave up. She was finally picked, and at age 61 she was only one of nine over 60 to play, and the only South African to be on the show. Larson, a retired Registered Nurse, has traveled across the world backpacking, swam with Great White Sharks, and is the producer of the Reality Rally event to raise funds for Michelle’s Place, a breast cancer resource center. Larson commented, “I am honored to be the Guest Speaker at this awesome weekend event. Thank you so much for inviting me to Big Bear! I am really looking forward to being there and refreshing my energy and soul. Namaste!” Big Bear Yoga Festival is an event where yoga and nature go hand-in-hand. The festival returns to YMCA Camp Oakes, 200 acres in the high mountains. All attendees can choose from health & wellness lectures, a wide range of yoga classes, vegetarian food, live music and guided meditation — along with outdoor recreation like a ropes course, swimming pool, campfire, canoeing, and an observatory for star gazing. All classes and activities are included in the cost Big Bear Yoga Festival. of festival attendance with special tickets available that include meals, so that everyone has an opportunity to “break bread” with new friends. All ages and abilities are welcome. The “Beginners Track” offers easy classes and therapeutic yoga. More advanced students can attend the more intense sessions, try a new style of yoga or deepen their current practice. Other classes include Belly Dance Stretch (Belly-O), Laughter Yoga, Kirtan (call and response singing), and a live Yoga Rave. The inaugural Big Bear Yoga Festival was in August 2013. The event was a complete success and established itself as a space for Music, Movement, Health, Food & Fun. In 2013, the festival offered excellent yoga teachers from Southern California, key-note speaker Lindsay Wagner, fun outside activities and music under the stars. Tickets for Big Bear Yoga Festival are available online at www.BigBearYogaFestival.com, along with festival pictures, a schedule of classes, roster of teachers, sponsorship opportunities and accommodations available at YMCA Camp Oakes — including camping, RV camping, and dorm-style housing. For more information about the festival, send an email to bigbearyoga@hotmail.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates! For more information about Big Bear Yoga call (909) 584-5270 or visit www.bigbearyoga.com. The Big Bear Valley is a resort destination in the San Bernardino Mountain range of southern California. With an elevation of 6,700 feet and over 300 days of sunshine a year, it is known for its four-season outdoor recreation, diverse arts scene and thriving health & wellness community. Big Bear Yoga Festival Music, Movement, Health Food & Fun in the Mountains Official Announcement of the 2nd Big Bear Yoga Festival, Aug 22-24, 2014 Big Bear City, CA — Big Bear Yoga will present the Big Bear Yoga Festival for the second consecutive year. The successful festival will be held the weekend of August 22-24 at YMCA Camp Oakes, featuring multilevel yoga workshops, live music, and healthy vegetarian cuisine. Big Bear Yoga Festival is an event where yoga and nature go hand-in-hand. The festival returns to YMCA Camp Oakes, 200 acres in the high mountains. All attendees can  hoose from health & wellness lectures, a wide range of yoga classes, food, live music and guided meditation — along with outdoor recreation like a ropes course, swimming  ool, campfire, canoeing, and an observatory for star gazing. All classes and activities are included in the cost of festival attendance with special tickets available that include meals, so that everyone has an opportunity to “break bread” with new friends. All ages and abilities are welcome. The “Beginners Track” offers easy classes and therapeutic yoga. More advanced students can attend the more intense sessions, try a new style of yoga or deepen their current practice. Other classes include Belly Dance Stretch (Belly-O), Laughter Yoga, Kirtan (call and response singing), and a live Yoga Rave. The inaugural Big Bear Yoga Festival was in August 2013. The event was a complete success and established itself as a space for Music, Movement, Health, Food & Fun. In 2013, the festival offered excellent yoga teachers from Southern California, key-note speaker Lindsay Wagner, fun outside activities and music under the stars. Tickets for Big Bear Yoga Festival are available online at www.BigBearYogaFestival.com, along with festival pictures, a schedule of classes, roster of teachers, vendor and sponsorship opportunities and accommodations available at YMCA Camp Oakes — including camping, RV camping, and dorm-style housing. For more information about the festival, send an email to bigbearyoga@hotmail.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates! For more information about Big Bear Yoga call (909) 584-5270 or visit www.bigbearyoga.com. The Big Bear Valley is a resort destination in the San Bernardino Mountain range of southern California. With an elevation of 6,700 feet and over 300 days of sunshine a year, it is known for its four-season outdoor recreation, diverse arts scene and thriving health & wellness community. @bigbearyoga https://www.facebook.com/BigBearYoga

2013

Press Releases Big Bear Yoga Hosts Inaugural Big Bear Yoga Festival August 23, 24, & 25! Music, Yoga, Food, and Fun for families and all ages! Big Bear Yoga is hosting a 3-day inaugural Big Bear Yoga Festival on August 23-25 in Big Bear Lake, CA. The Big Bear Yoga Festival is a special health and wellness event, open to anyone who wants to enjoy the outdoors, celebrate and practice yoga, and have a great time. The Big Bear Yoga Festival has offerings that set it apart from others in Southern California, such as a special “Beginners Track”, which has easy and beginning yoga classes, learning how to meditate, and therapeutic yoga. More advanced students can come to sessions for a more intense workout, try a new style of yoga or deepen their current yoga practice. In addition, the location of the Big Bear Yoga Festival offers optional meals included in the cost of festival attendance, so that everyone has an opportunity to meet new people and “break bread” together. Live music and other classes like Belly Dance Stretch (Belly-O), Laughter Yoga, and Meditation sessions will be offered, along with lectures on topics such as Eating Healthy, and Kirtan (call and response singing.) The Festival boasts excellent yoga teachers from all over Southern California leading and sharing their passion for yoga, including teachers from The Yoga Room of Redlands www.redlandsyoga.com, Western Yoga College of Riverside www.westernyogacollege.com, and Green Tara Yoga of Upland www.greentarayoga.com. The dynamic band Yoga Das will be performing on August 24th. Yoga Das explores musical spirituality, offering traditional kirtan along with soul, folk and blues inspired tunes. With Grammy nominated Lisa Kekaula leading the way, the music with Kekaula’s soulful voice will get you moving. Daniel Head of The Yoga Room in Redlands will be leading a Tribal Yoga Rave on Friday night at the camp, complete with glow-sticks and live DJ music. The Big Bear Yoga Festival will be located at Camp Oakes, a spacious YMCA camp with many amenities such as hiking trails, pool, an observatory, inside and outside yoga spaces, an outside amphitheater with fire circle for music, a climbing wall, and even a small lake for canoeing! All classes and activities are included with purchase of ticket. For over 50 years, Camp Oakes has offered generations of children, groups, and families an ultimate camp experience with high quality programs. A limited number of Early Bird tickets for Big Bear Yoga Festival are already available online, in addition to accommodations available at Camp Oakes, including camping, RV camping, and dorm-style housing. A current schedule of classes and events is also available online at www.BigBearYogaFestival.com. Activities and teachers are being added daily, so check back often to see the latest offerings. Vendor booth spaces are available, along with sponsorship opportunities for businesses and individuals who want to support health and wellness. For more information including logistics, tickets, event schedule, or how to get involved, please visit www.BigBearYogaFestival.com or email bigbearyoga@hotmail.com. Contact Us: bigbearyoga@hotmail.com 909-584-5270.

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