NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthannounced an exclusive media partnership with Wanderlust, the nation's largest yoga and music festival, to produce Yoga in the City—a one-day urban retreat held in iconic outdoor venues across the nation. Occurring on September 9 in New Yorkand Los Angeles and on September 23 in San Francisco, Wanderlust Yoga in the City provides a retreat for city dwellers with complimentary classes from the world's top yoga instructors, live music performances, and panel discussions featuring leading wellness experts. The event series is part of the Yoga Aid World Challenge benefitting humanitarian charities around the globe that embrace the healing power of yoga.
"Health consumers lead active lives, including practicing yoga over three hours each week, which makes Wanderlust a natural fit," said Kevin White, Publisher of Health. "Partnering with the premier yoga organization allows us to create a unique and engaging brand experience for our consumers and advertisers."
The Health Pavilion will host exclusive fitness and nutrition sessions with editors and celebrity guests, personalized cover shoots via photo booth, and offer special gifts for the mind, body, and soul. Exclusive skincare sponsor Elizabeth Arden will provide expert tips and complimentary samples of the new spa-inspired Visible Difference skincare line.
Acclaimed author, nutritionist and wellness expert, Cynthia Sass, will answer your nutrition questions, share delicious recipes and offer insider strategies from her latest New York Times best-selling book, S.A.S.S! Yourself Slim. Attendees will have the opportunity to take part in an exclusive hybrid yoga series with celebrity yogini Mandy Ingber inspired by her upcoming book, Yogalosophy: 28-day Mind Body Makeover, hitting shelves in 2013. Health's fitness editor and resident yogi, Kristin McGee, will serve as master of ceremonies at Wanderlust in the City in New York and San Francisco. Additionally, within the Health Pavilion, she will showcase yoga, pilates and core strength moves from her latest DVD S3: Strong, Sexy, and Svelte.
The 2012 Wanderlust Yoga in the City series is set to include:
September 9, 2012
Wanderlust NY at Hudson River Park's Pier 63 Lawn (1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
Yoga talent includes:Schuyler Grant, Elena Brower, Dana Flynn, Kelly Morris, Chrissy Carter, Kay Kay Clivio, Kristin McGee, and Chelsey Korus.
Music by: 13 HANDS and Garth Stevenson.
Wanderlust LA at Santa Monica Pier (1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
Yoga talent includes: Seane Corn, Tommy Rosen, Sianna Sherman, Brock & Krista Cahill, Katie Brauer, Ally Hamilton, Derek Beres, and Kumudini.
Music by: MC Yogi and DJ Alsultany.
September 23, 2012
Wanderlust SF at Marina Green (12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Yoga talent includes:Sianna Sherman, Janet Stone, Shakti Sunfire, Les Leventhal, Mark Morford, Anne Marie Kramer, Melanie Salvatore-August and David Larot, Kristin McGee, and Pete Guinosso.
Music by: MC Yogi, DJ Dragonfly, and Todd Boston.
The U.S. partnership between Wanderlust Festivals and Yoga Aid for The Yoga Aid World Challenge, a 24-hour global yoga relay on September 9, will begin in Sydney, with its first U.S. stop in New York for the Yoga in the City event, and end at sundown in Los Angeles at the Santa Monica Pier.
For more information and to enter for a chance to win an escape for two to the Wanderlust Yoga in the City event in New York, visit Health.com/wanderlust. To register or find more information on Wanderlust Yoga in the City and Yoga Aid, please visit: www.wanderlustyitc.com.
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About Wanderlust Wanderlust Festival, LLC is a producer of large-scale lifestyle festival events focusing on yoga, music and wellness. Its flagship festival, Wanderlust, was first launched in California in 2009 and has already become the largest multi-day yoga event in the world as well as a significant player in the larger US festival market. The company was founded in 2009 as a joint venture between Velour Music Group, an artist management company and event producer based in New York City, C3 Presents and Starr Hill Presents, event producers responsible for the top music festival brands in the country, including Austin City Limits Festival, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and Outside Lands. For more information, please visit www.wanderlustfestival.com. Become a fan of Wanderlust at www.facebook.com/wanderlust and follow Wanderlust on Twitter at www.twitter.com/wanderlustfest.