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The Yoga Journal 2009 Colorado Conference

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The Yoga Journal Colorado Conference

September 20-27, 2009

YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO

For press information: Dayna Macy, 415-591-0729 or

Experience the Yoga Journal Colorado Conference, the most renowned yoga conference in the country. Featuring some of the finest yoga teachers in the world, the conference offers over 100 classes of all levels and most styles of yoga.

When: September 20-27, 2009

Where: YMCA of the Rockies, 2515 Tunnel Road, Estes Park, CO 80517

Who: Rodney Yee, Rod Stryker, David Swenson, Seane Corne, Shiva Rea, Desiree Rumbaugh, Scott Blossom, Patricia Walden, and two-dozen other world-renowned teachers.

What else: For more information, go to or call 800-561-9398.


*3-Day Healing Through Yoga Intensive: Rare appearance from world-renowned yoga master T.K.V. Desikachar, son of the legendary T. Krishnamacharya. Delve into how yoga can provide healing, reduce symptoms, and enhance quality of life. September 21-23.

*All-Day Intensives: Practice all day with the world’s leading yoga teachers, an unparalleled opportunity for personal, professional, and spiritual growth. September 24.

*Main Conference: Want to chant and sit, or move and sweat? Learn about anatomy, philosophy, or alignment? You can find it at Yoga Journal’s signature Main Conference. September 25-27.

*Yoga and Rock-Climbing Intensive with Jason Magness. Push beyond your boundaries and experience the beautiful realm of “vertical yoga.” Yoga practice in the morning, rock climbing in the afternoon. September 22-24.

*Beginner’s Conference: New to yoga? Our Beginners Conference builds strength, confidence, and a strong foundation for your practice. September 26-27.

*2-Day Business of Yoga Workshop. Looking to start a yoga business, or to jump-start your current one? Learn vital techniques about marketing, business plans, finances, and management. Participants may register for one or both days. September 23-24.

Special Events:

*Tripsichore Performance: Seeking the Nectar. New work and old from the avatars of yoga theatre! Tripsichore continues to amaze audiences through pretzel physicality and sensual spirituality. Friday, September 25, 8 pm. $15 conference attendees / $20 general public

*Tripsichore presents: “A Night of 108 Laughs” An evening of cutting edge yoga comedy with Edward Clark and Martin McDougall. The event includes a visit by the immortal Cococlarkananda with a performance of never-before-seen asanas, and stand-up comedy from Vanda Mikoloski, a self-described “spiritually incorrect” comic. $15 conference attendees / $20 general public

*Opening keynote by Madan Kataria, MD, “Laughter Yoga: A Life Changing Experience. September 24, 7:30pm.

*Closing keynote by T.K.V. Desikachar, “Why Yoga Works”. September 27, 8:30am. Both keynotes free and open to the public.

Yoga Marketplace featuring yoga products including jewelry, clothes, mats, props, DVDs, books and more. Free and open to the public.

Conference Costs: From $225.00 to $1245.00 depending on number of days. See for more information.

Day passes available for the Friday and Saturday of the main conference.

For more information or to register, go to or call 800-561-9398.

Conference Gold sponsors: Mindbody Online, Adidas/Rainbeau Mars.

Silver Sponsors: Alo, Breath, Fila, Lucy, lululemon athletica, Luna, Vegetarian Times, Yoga Alliance, YogaKids, Young Living Essential Oils, Zico.