Kootenay Spirit Festival returns for second year

You’re invited to the second annual Kootenay Spirit Festival in Nelson, Sept. 18 to 20.

You’re invited to the second annual Kootenay Spirit Festival in Nelson. This weekend of yoga, meditation, music and dance will take place Sept. 18 to 20.

Aspiring to ignite and unite community within this region and beyond, this spiritually charged festival has it all. Whether rising early to meditate or dancing late to the beat of world music (or both) participants will be inspired by top local and visiting teachers, speakers and musical acts.

Events are hosted in many eclectic studios, venues and parks, where you are encouraged to walk and cycle between events. Nelson provides an ideal location to celebrate mindful-living, love of nature and engaged community.

What to expect with your weekend pass purchase: “The workshops are diverse and explore many different spiritual traditions,” says coordinator Trisha Wilson. “Some are suitable for beginners while others may appeal to more advanced practitioners. Some are physically active while others are contemplative and meditative. Body, mind, spirit. Promoting balance in our personal lives, loving kindness for others, respect for nature, collective peace.”

There will be an expanded Spirit Market at Lakeside Park with local vendors. As part of the festival’s mission of accessibility within the community, there will once again be a free concert, acro yoga, hoops and new this year, a kids zone.

The focus this year includes youth (teens and young adults). There will be programming by and for youth. Get your tickets early and take advantage of early bird pricing. They’re available until Aug. 1. To purchase, go online at kootenayspiritfestival.ca.

 

Just Posted

National trail group decries province’s plans for West Kootenay trail

Converting trail back to motorized use will harm its international reputation, says official

Cannings to pedal through South Okanagan — West Kootenay riding

MP leaves from Nakusp on Aug. 23 and ends in Kaleden on Aug. 29.

West Kootenay Open returns to new Nelson Tennis Club

The tournament runs Friday to Sunday

PHOTOS: Nelson mural festival: ‘a huge act of community’

This year the mural festival became a music festival as well

VIDEO: Title of 25th Bond movie is ‘No Time to Die’

The film is set to be released in April 2020

New study suggests autism overdiagnosed: Canadian expert

Laurent Mottron: ‘Autistic people we test now are less and less different than typical people’

B.C. father tells judge he did not kill his young daughters

Andrew Berry pleaded not guilty to the December 2017 deaths

Trans Mountain gives contractors 30 days to get workers, supplies ready for pipeline

Crown corporation believes the expansion project could be in service by mid-2022

Rosemount cooked diced chicken linked to listeria case in B.C.

The symptoms of listeria include vomiting, nausea, fever, muscle aches

B.C. seniors allowed more choice to stay in assisted living

Province doesn’t need to wait for a complaint to investigate care, Adrian Dix says

Retired B.C. fisherman wins record $60M Lotto Max jackpot

Joseph Katalinic won the biggest Lotto Max prize ever awarded

New ‘Matrix’ film set with Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski

Fourth installment to feature Reeves as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity

Most Read