Wanderlust Oahu: Yoga, Music and Surf

Go “om” in paradise. Pack your yoga mats for Wanderlust O’ahu: The one-of-a kind festival that features yoga, music, surfing and plenty of Hawaiian culture on the fabled North Shore.

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Photo By: Ali Kaukas

Photo By: Ali Kaukas

Photo By: Ali Kaukas

Photo By: Ali Kaukas

Photo By: Ali Kaukas

Photo By: Ali Kaukas

Photo By: Ali Kaukas

Photo By: Ali Kaukas

Photo By: Ali Kaukas

Photo By: Ali Kaukas

Photo By: Ali Kaukas

Photo By: Ali Kaukas

Photo By: Ali Kaukas

Photo By: Ali Kaukas

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Wanderlust Festival in O'ahu

Welcome to Wanderlust O'ahu. Yogis take their practice to the crystal clear Hawaiian ocean for standup paddleboard yoga – the ultimate test of balance. Hawaii was the birthplace for standup paddleboarding, after all, so it's no surprise SUP yoga has taken off here, too. 

Reach for the Palms

Low lunges meet tall palm trees during yogi, surfer and “blissologist” Eoin Finn’s class at Wanderlust O’ahu.

Honoring Tradition

Wanderlust O’ahu pays homage to Hawaiian culture with classes in the art of carving traditional wood surfboards with Hawaii native Tom Pohaku Stone. 

Nightly Concerts

Indie musical acts, like ALO (Animal Liberation Orchestra), rock the outdoor stage at Wanderlust O’ahu.

Hands Up for O'ahu

Wanderlust festival is the largest multi-day yoga event in the world, with annual events in Squaw Valley, Calif., Stratton Mountain, Vt., Copper Mountain, Colo., and Whistler, British Columbia. In 2013, it has expanded to Chile and O’ahu.

The Seaside Stage

The infectious beats of musician Michael Franti leads to a spontaneous dance party during Shiva Rea’s “trance dance.”

Master the Ukulele

Tutu Janet teaches Wanderlust-ers how to play Hawaii’s favorite musical instrument -- the ukulele!

Try Tree Pose by the Sea

In between yoga classes, yogis soak up the Hawaiian sunshine on O'ahu's North Shore.

Late Night Entertainment

Wanderlust O’ahu showcases the best of Hawaiian culture -- like these fire dancers from Soul Fire Productions heating up the stage.

Get Pumped Up

Michael Franti, no stranger to the stage at Wanderlust, brings the crowd to new heights with his catchy beats.

Explore Hawaii's Turtle Bay Resort

Turtle Bay Resort, which hosted this year’s Wanderlust O’ahu, is a 880-acre paradise that sits on the northernmost tip of the North Shore with 5 miles of remote beachfront.

Yoga Attire Encouraged

Dancing in the sun on Hawaii's fabled North Shore in your comfy yoga pants? Pure happiness. 

Dance the Day Away

Michael Franti leaves the stage to dance with the crowd in his sold-out performance.

Informative Health and Wellness Panels

Female surf legend Rochelle Ballard discusses the synchronicity of surfing and yoga during her speakeasy at Surfer, The Bar.

Indulge in Fresh, Wholesome Eats

LYFE Kitchen showcases their new healthy fare with free tastings.

Taking Yoga to New Heights

Yoga meets tightrope for a true balance challenge -- slackline yoga.

Practice Reverse Warrior on the Lawn

Forget your mat -- practice yoga right on the grass at Wanderlust.

Strengthen Your Stability

Standup paddleboard yoga lets you soak in the sunshine (and take a dip to cool off) while you practice your down dogs.

Surfing for All Levels

Yogis take to the waves for surf lessons on O'ahu's North Shore, where big wave surfing was born. Luckily, there are smaller waves for beginners, too.

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