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Wanderlust 2018 Lands In Snowshoe WV

By on May 11, 2018

Wanderlust is a transformational festival that ignites and delights the senses of attendees through yoga, meditation, music, art, cuisine, and more! The event is coming to the beautiful Snowshoe Mountain Resort in Snowshoe WV in June 2018. While it is heavily centered on yoga and meditation, Wanderlust is a well-balanced and eco-conscious event nestled in nature.

Picturesque Terrains of Snowshoe WV

Wanderlust SnowshoeThe 3-day event will be set in Pocahontas County, renowned for its beautiful sunsets and sunrises that paint the backdrop of the Allegheny Mountains. Snowshoe WV is nothing short of picturesque, with its diverse plant and animal life, sprawling hills, and lush greenery. With Shavers Lake nearby, attendees experience a diverse landscape that includes water, mountains, and forests. Snowshoe is famed for its winter months when tourists flock to the area to engage in winter sports like skiing and snowboarding. In the warmer months, the area comes to life with immense greenery. The climate is ideal, the days are warm averaging in the 70’s with cooler evenings. Between the landscape and climate, Snowshoe is the perfect environment for a festival!

Transform At Wanderlust

Wanderlust brings the knowledge and guidance of world-class teachers to the festival’s attendees. The event celebrates a new approach to living, an approach that diverges from the mainstream narrative of an ordinary life. Through mindful actions, festival attendees gather to learn and share. They reconnect to themselves, their peers, and the natural world.Wanderlust Snowshoe

The festival is a blissful adventure for those who come to practice and grow. It is the combination of experiences and interactions that enhance patrons lives and outlooks. Ultimately, the experiences patrons have at Wanderlust are meant to be taken home and practiced in daily life. Through the festival’s events, patrons are given the opportunity to develop and sharpen life-transforming skills.

Strengthen Your Yoga Practice

Wanderlust SnowshoeWanderlust offers a wide range of yoga and meditation practices for all levels. Advanced yogis can be challenged by a fast-paced vinyasa flow. Beginners or individuals looking for a more mellow practice can unwind during a soft yin yoga practice. Unconventional yoga classes like aerial and paddle-board courses are also offered.

A variety of yoga styles are offered, covering all tastes. Whether you want to try yoga for the first time or expand on the moves you already know, Wanderlust’s event schedule has you covered. This year, yogi teachers Chelsey Korus, Tiffany Cruikshank, Caley Alyssa, Liza Dousson, Bibi Lorenzetti, and many more will be on site to guide yogis in their practice.

Dance to the Music

Wanderlust takes a unique approach to incorporating music into the festival’s activities. There are musical performances for patron’s dancing and listening enjoyment. However, this is not music’s only role in the event.
Some practices are even guided by live music. Patrons are exposed to music that resonates with them and aligns with the energy they’ve come to harness in their practice and daily lives. Festival attendees leave with more than just enhanced skills, but a playlist that coincides.

Play Outside

Snowshoe WVGreenbrier-River-Trail-bikers-lrg was meant to be an outdoor playground, making it a great venue for Wanderlust. Wanderlust offers plenty of opportunities to play outside! Explore the mountain trails on a bike or by foot with mountain biking and trail running excursions. Catch a sunset over the Allegheny mountains with an evening hike. A variety of outdoor activities are accessible, with impact levels ranging widely. Patrons can partake in social adventures or journey solo to engage in self-reflection.

Enjoy Local Cuisine

Wanderlust offers more than soul food, it offers delicious locally-grown sustenance too! Farm-to-table is the cuisine theme at the event. Organic ingredients nourish your body and provide the support needed to play hard all day into the night. The chefs and vendors are handpicked, offering inspiring dishes that will ignite your senses.

Educate Yourself at the Speakeasy Talks

Wanderlust SnowshoeWanderlust offers educational classes and lectures taught by highly experienced individuals. Some of the world’s greatest leaders gather to share ideas on the topics of personal growth, the environment, and health-conscious living. This year’s lineup includes health and wellness guru Davidji. He will be present to share his wealth of knowledge on how to live a more peaceful and mindful existence.

Connect at The Uncommons

Social butterflies flutter throughout The Uncommons, deepening connections with friends new and old. Amidst all the activities, this is a place where patrons can simply be. Some sit to observe the space around them while others fuel up on nutrient-rich snacks and make new acquaintances. The Uncommons is a meeting ground for festival attendees, artists, performers, and teachers, a place where a community is created.

Shop Handmade Goods at the Kula Market

The Kula Market offers handcrafted items from local artists. Patrons can shop beautiful gem jewelry and other wares. The Kula Market presents a unique opportunity to connect with the hands that craft your goods and shop for unique items.

Rest Up

The event offers camping and indoor lodging accommodations so that you’ll be able to get a good night’s rest before you begin the day’s activities. Attendees are able to camp at the base of Snowshoe Mountain for a truly nature-based experience. Individuals interested in more luxurious accommodations can opt to book lodging at the Snowshoe resort.

Wanderlust SnowshoeThe euphoria doesn’t end at the end of the 3-day event either. The Wanderlust festival has its own Youtube channel known as Wanderlust TV. It’s a place where viewers can tune in for guided yoga practices and much more! The journey simply begins at the Wanderlust festival but continues long after.

Ultimately, Wanderlust is about connecting with yourself, your food, the environment, and your community. It is a gathering that brings together like-minded individuals for 3 days to engage in deep and meaningful interactions. As a yoga festival, the event is centered on mindful action and dedicating yourself to an integral practice. Wanderlust is a place to unplug from everyday life and recharge what fuels your soul all while catching a beautiful view in Snowshoe!

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Freefall Festival Returns To Snowshoe WV

By on August 22, 2017

freefall festivalIf you have no plans for Labor Day weekend (2017) this year and you’re traveling in the West Virginia area, you should consider coming to visit Snowshoe Mountain, a ski resort located in Snowshoe WV. But the reason to come here on Labor Day weekend isn’t to try out the slopes. It’s to take part in the activities of one of the Appalachian’s biggest arts and culture festivals – the 2017 Freefall Festival. This event lasts three days over Labor Day weekend from Friday to Sunday, and the schedule is planned out to make sure nobody misses a beat. The following events are a few reasons not to miss this festival.

Yoga Training Sessions Being Offered

You might have always thought of yoga as a crazy exercise done by females in snazzy pants, but you’ll be given a Wanderlust Snowshoechance to participate in the Freefall Festival yoga sessions – during which you’ll be shown how these positions help you both physically and mentally. Yoga styles will include inversion immersion, vinyasa, yoga mixed with a little bit of alcohol, and even a creative black light yoga where participants paint their face and body in creative colors to show how art and spiritual exercise intertwine. Come take part in this with an open mind and you’ll soon see why many celebrities and athletes take part in it.

Microbrew Activities at 2017 Freefall Festival

Snowshoe Winter Brew FestOne thing that the Freefall Festival boasts in is their locally-crafted spirits which you can get a full taste of if you participate in this event. You’ll get to drink of these exquisite brewed libations while watching various bands perform on the village stage. You’ll also enjoy a stunning display of fireworks on the final day of the festival. You should be aware that the price of admission to Microbrew Festival is cheaper at $20 if you register now before August 24, and then climbs to $25 the following week and then is $30 if you register the day it starts. So don’t miss out on the opportunity to save money by registering in Snowshoe Mountain now.

Live Performances And Community Appreciation

Homegrown Music FestivalFreefall Festival wouldn’t be what it is without the talent that will be put on display at this event with some of the nation’s finest artists in the folk, country, rock and a little bit of blues genres. In fact, kicking the weekend of performances off on Friday night will be West Virginia’s own The Boatmen band. This band started out small but is now gaining grounds to national recognition. And they’ll pave the way for performances by Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Yonder Mountain String Band, J Roddy Walston and the Business and Porch 40 among others. And during all these festivities all locals in the Snowshoe community will be thanked for their service through free passes to several of the area’s main attractions and fun activities such as a ziplining, chairlift rides and much more. You don’t want to miss out on what Snowshoe will bring during the 2017 Labor Day Freefall Festival weekend.

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Wanderlust Experience Returns To Snowshoe WV

By on June 5, 2017

Wanderlust SnowshoeWanderlust is returning to the Snowshoe Ski Resort June 9th to 11th, 2017 and is bringing with it a wide range of exhilarating activities and experiences for attendees to enjoy. Hosted at the Snowshoe Mountain Resort, visitors will be surrounded by the beauty of Pocahontas County and the Allegheny Mountains where they’ll engage in amazing experiences and hear great thinkers across multiple scheduled lectures.

Tons Of Activities At The Wanderlust Festival

This year the Wanderlust adventure brings a wide range of activities including Yoga, meditation workshops, hooping sessions, Slacklining, Aerial Yoga, and rock climbing.Wanderlust Snowshoe Standup paddleboard yoga will also be available on the gorgeous Shavers Lake. The numerous teachers and activities coordinators make sure there is truly something new for everyone. The beautiful Snowshoe Mountain provides the perfect setting for mountain biking as well as hikes and runs. Guided meditation workshops with the renowned Kundalini teacher Kia Miller and other experts will also be available. Best selling author Kate Northrup, Dr Mark Goulston, and many others will be providing intimate Speakeasy lectures. Discussing everything from personal development and growth to community and political activism one thing is certain; each comes with a passion and a message to help you get the most out of this life changing weekend at the Snowshoe Ski Resort.

Enjoy Music at Wanderlust Festival

Wanderlust SnowshoeMusicians will be jamming out all day at Rue Boheme, inspiring chill times with friends as well as spontaneous dance parties. At night, performances by artists such as Black Joe Lewis and the Honey Bears, Jamestown Revival, and many others will reverberate through the village of Snowshoe WV giving you a chance to wind down and celebrate with new friends. Come out and enjoy some soothing tunes while wrapping up a wonderful day in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia.

Local Flavors Nourish The Body & Soul

The Wanderlust experience nourishes the body as well as the soul. Sustainable and local food offerings will keep you energized throughout the day. Scrumptious Family Style, Farm-To-Table, and organic dinners are offered and are made fresh. Festival goers should also be sure to check out Cooking Channel TV chef Jason Wrobel of the series How To Live to 100!

Family-Friendly Activities at Wanderlust Snowshoe

Wanderlust SnowshoeFamilies are welcome to explore the Kula market, mingle with artists across the various installations, and enjoy meals at the food co-op. Children 13 and under are free and should be accompanied by a ticketed adult. Youth 14 and older are also welcome and will require a ticket to attend. The list of amazing opportunities presented by Wanderlust Snowshoe are endless. Local vendors, healthy snack tastings, wine and spirit samples, pool parties, and pop-up performances barely scratch the surface of what visitors to this magical place can expect. Wanderlust promises to be a transformative experience full of friends, fun, and the opportunity to grow and learn. Tickets can be purchased for all three days or in the form of day passes. Music-only tickets are also available.

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Ski Camp For Women Returns To Snowshoe WV

By on January 27, 2017

Snowshoe WV Ski CampThe 3rd annual Head Women’s Ski Camp at Snowshoe Mountain, WV takes place on January 27-29, 2017. All skill levels, from beginner skiers to experienced veterans can to attend.

Ski camp packages start at $229 for season pass holders. This price includes skiing instruction from two-time Olympic medalist Diann Roff. The package also includes breakfast and lunch on both days, as well as yoga instruction.

The event kicks off on Friday January 27 with a cocktail party at The Connection. Both Saturday and Sunday mornings kick off with check-in and coffee and bagels. Campers will then warm up with stretching and yoga before breaking off into groups.

Snowshoe Wv SKi CampImmediately following the morning skiing sessions, a luncheon will be served at the Big Top. After lunch is served, the skiing and coaching resumes. Following the afternoon skiing session on Saturday, campers can get chair massages to cool down and soothe sore muscles. This leads into dinner and hors d’oeuvres at The Comedy Cellar (basement of Mountain Lodge).

Campers will responsible for their own skiing equipment. Arrangements should be made for rental before the ski camp begins. It is also recommended that campers dress in layers with a waterproof outer shell. Helmets are also required for skiing in the terrain park.

All campers are required to sign a waiver before participating. The camp will proceed in all weather conditions, unless the mountain is closed down to inclement weather conditions. Any cancellation that is made within 7 days of the camp start date will cause a forfeiture of payment to occur.

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Lodging for the ski camp should be arranged well in advance of the camp start date. It is peak season at Snowshoe and lodging fills up quickly on the weekend. Please note that this is a private camp, only paying participants are allowed to attend lessons, meals, and social functions. Visit https://mountaintopcondos.com for the best deals on lodging.

Campers will meet at The Big Top for check in on the main level in the Shavers Center. Friday night cocktails will be served at the Connection which is located on the top floor of the Shavers Center. The Saturday evening social will take place at Pastas Lounge which is on the bottom level of the Mountain Lodge. Paid parking is available at all of these locations. Complimentary shuttles are available at Top of the World, Silver Creek, and the Inn at Snowshoe.

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2016 Wanderlust Festival Comes to Snowshoe

By on June 1, 2016

Wanderlust Festival Snowshoe WVWanderlust focuses on finding your true north. In order to remind people of this lifelong goal, the 2016 Wanderlust Festival is being held at the highest point in West Virginia this summer. Join fellow yogis, food lovers, and music lovers at the Wanderlust Festival in Snowshoe WV June 3-5, 2016.

Participants can join in activities relating to yoga, hiking, outdoor experiences, music, food, and speakeasy talks. Embark on the Morning Self-Guided Meditation Hike. If you’re wanting an upbeat yoga practice, check out the session titled, “Hips: Rock ‘Em ‘n Unlock ‘Em!” You can even take a mountain biking lesson and tour.

The festival is not only for seasoned yogis or hikers, though. Wanderlust provides instructors who can give you basic instructions in yoga, paddle board yoga, aerial yoga, mountain biking, hiking, slack-lining, and running. Both Professional athletes and people who just want to try new things will benefit from this retreat.

Wanderlust is not just a festival for outdoor lovers or yogis, either. Bands such as Elijah Ray, Yaima, and DJ Drez will be taking the stage this year. You have the option to skip all the lessons and enjoy some fun music and delicious food. Wanderlust a retreat that gathers people from all different walks of life. Whatever your interests may be, you will enjoy yourself at Wanderlust.

Wanderlust Festival Tickets – Purchase Online

Wanderlust FestivalThe retreat lasts for three days. Participants can buy three-day tickets for $330. As a result, they can attend every musical performance, attend three workshops per day, and listen to one speakeasy talk per day. People also have the option to buy one-day tickets for $95-$135. They can attend all musical performances, three workshops, and one speakeasy talk for whichever day they choose.If you are simply interested in the unique musical acts Wanderlust has to offer, you can buy a music only ticket for $17.50. You will be able to see all main-stage concerts for one day of the event, either Friday or Saturday.




Join fellow lovers of life at Snowshoe Mountain Resort in West Virginia this June. Take a break from your everyday life and experience an extraordinary, adventurous weekend.

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2015 Wanderlust at Snowshoe WV

By on May 21, 2015

wanderlust snowshoe wvHave you ever felt like you were more aware of your body and the world around you than your peers? Give your mind, body, and soul a breath of fresh air at Wanderlust 2015 in Snowshoe WV on June 5-7, 2015.! Skip drinking yourself to oblivion in Cancun and instead experience life to its absolute fullest at Wanderlust!




Wanderlust Festivals are unique in that they are a mix between a music festival, skillshare, and TED talk. Wanderlust brings together an un-matchable group of inspiring yogis, meditation instructors, speakers, and musical performers for a spiritual gathering unlike any other. Wanderlust Festivals take place deep in nature. Wanderlust Summer 2015 is gathering in the Monongahela National Forest in Snowshoe WV a few hours east of Charleston and five hours west of DC.




3-day festival passes are $345 and include vouchers for 4 activities (yoga, meditation, hiking, or lectures) in addition to access to all the music. The 3-day pass also includes a one year subscription to EatingWell magazine! Single day tickets are available from $95-145 and carry different levels of activity vouchers.




wanderlust snowshoe wvThe days begin with a range of yoga and meditation classes for all skill levels. One day you might be sweating out toxins learning a new vinyasa flow on top of a mountain, the next day you’ll be splashing around on a paddleboard, or biking through a hidden mountain trail! In addition to all the activities, events, and entertainment Wanderlust also brings the world’s most influential and innovative chefs together for a once in a lifetime culinary experience. Internationally renowned chefs use fresh local foods to create custom meals of a lifetime.




Yoga classes range from straight forward meditation like “Journey Towards Serenity with Rasa Meditation” taught by Maryam Ovissi, to more tongue in cheek workshops like “I Only Like the Old Stuff: Asana For Hipsters” and “Yoga Rocks the 80’s”. Lunchtime is when the first musical acts start to play. And for the craft beer and wine enthusiasts “Uncorked” at 5:30 kicks off a sampling of the tastiest beers and wines the West Virginia region has to offer. Dinner follows shortly after that and as the sun sets the music kicks into full gear.




Get your tickets now and change your life forever! The next price hike for Wanderlust at Snowshoe WV is May 20th so act fast as certain classes are filling up right now.