Yoga instructors and practitioners of all levels can participate in yoga workshops, meditation classes and other programs over four days at the seventh annual Cannon Beach Yoga Festival, to be held Feb. 24-27. A line-up of world-renowned yoga teachers will present programs for yoga professionals and enthusiasts.

Guest instructors include Alan and Sarah Finger, co-founders of ISHTA Yoga and the style’s namesake studios in Manhattan; Julie Gudmestad, a certified Iyengar yoga teacher and physical therapist, director of Gudmestad Yoga Studio in Portland and columnist for Yoga Journal; Sarahjoy Marsh, a yoga teacher, therapist and founder of DAYA Foundation, a nonprofit yoga center in Portland; and Aadil Palkhivala, author of the book “Fire of Love,” co-owner of Alive & Shine Center in Bellevue, Washington, and co-founder of internationally acclaimed advanced yoga-asana teacher training program of Purna Yoga College.

A variety of classes will be offered including opportunities for yogis of all ages and experience levels. Highlights include a four-part series on anatomy awareness in asana, designed to acquaint participants with anatomical vocabulary, musculoskeletal structures and movement patterns in relation to the yoga asanas.

Yoga figure drawing will be offered again this year, as well as a Saturday class on forward bending to sooth the heart and nerves and the popular Saturday night Bollywood Dance Party, among others.

Full festival passes for the Cannon Beach Yoga Festival are $375 for Saturday and Sunday. Participants can also choose to purchase a Saturday pass for $210 or a Sunday Pass for $190. Individual events and workshops are priced between $30 and $175.

For a full schedule of events, list of instructors or to purchase tickets for the Cannon Beach Yoga Festival, visit or call Christen Allsop at 503-440-1649.


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