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Nantucket Yoga Festival

Nantucket Yoga FestivalThe Nantucket Yoga Festival is sure to be an unforgettable mid-July weekend for those who practice. Top yoga instructors, wellness experts, and yoga lovers will come together against our island’s gorgeous backdrop to explore peaceful living. If you’re looking for where to practice on Nantucket year round, check out our blog!

What to Expect

Tickets can be purchased here. Opt for a full festival pass which includes admission to Opening Night, or choose a day pass to enjoy yoga workshops on Saturday or Sunday only.

Nantucket Yoga Festival Tickets

Once you’ve registered, head over to Opening Night at the Westmore club on Friday evening! Here you’ll enjoy dinner courtesy of Chef Bruce Sacino and listen to Dr. Sue Morter’s take on accessing your innate creativity.

Dr. Sue MorterOn Saturday, workshops begin at 8am at Bartlett’s Farm and run through 5:30pm. Choose from offerings such as Restorative Yoga + Singing Bowls, Complete Core Awakening, Somatic Wisdom Within, and even The Yoga of Writing!

The fun doesn’t stop there. Sunday is another day packed full of workshops from Quieting the Mind to Total Body Rest. End your weekend with a closing ceremony centered around eight singing bowls. 

Fisher Tip- The Yoga Festival offers two free community workshops! On Saturday and Sunday morning, rise at 6:30 am to join Larisa Forman in a morning beach meditation. 

Instructor Preview

Cat McCarthy    Cat McCarthy

Cat has been practicing since 1993. In addition to certifications in Anusara Yoga and Kripalu Yoga, she has also explored Rajanaka Yoga and Nilankantha Meditation. She’s even an Emmy-nominated filmmaker! Her offerings include The Art and Science of Getting Along and Empathy in Anybody: Yoga & Nonviolent Communication Relate to Feelings and Needs.

Ariel Kiley    Ariel Kiley

As the designer of Equinox Fitness’s Regeneration classes and co-creator of the Dou Yoga 200-hour teacher training, Ariel brings a lot to the table. She is the author of numerous publications on yoga therapy and meditation, as well as an IAYT certified Yoga Therapist. Check out her Somatic Wisdom Within and Dynamic Hip Health workshops!

Lindel Hart    Lindel Hart

Lindel returns for his eighth year at the Nantucket Yoga Festival. He teaches yoga at Deerfield Academy and has also operated his own studio. He keeps yoga fresh, infusing the practice with compassion, enthusiasm, and humor. Certified by the Kripalu Center for Yoga and more, you’ll be in excellent hands with Lindel. His workshops include Bridges, Not Walls: Backbends From the Ground Up and How’s Your Head, which focuses on easing tension in the neck and shoulders.

Vendors 

The festival is partnered with a number of different vendors to produce a “Carnivale of Creativity” at Bartlett’s Farm. Popular vendors include Lemon Press, the downtown go-to for healthy smoothies and light bites, and the Amare Terra Studio, home of beautiful Henna designs. Browse doTERRA samples from ACK Oils, or enjoy a deep tissue flow massage by Cassandra Massage Therapy. Clothing options include Athleta, Addison Bay, Native Shoes, and more! If you’d rather opt for jewelry, check out energy beads from Magnetude, or the Mudra from Kali Zoe Designs, which focuses on the L14 pressure point to improve circulation and reduce anxiety.

Amare Terra Studio

Lisa Genthner: Born and raised on Nantucket, Lisa recently graduated from Dartmouth College, where she majored in neuroscience and minored in economics. She feels most at home on the water and loves the endless beauty and entertainment it provides. When she’s not assisting with marketing here at Fisher, you can find her working in the pottery studio or catching a sunset from the beach! 

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