Yoga and Skiing: A Healthy Combo to Benefit Non-Profit Yoga World Reach

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 9, 2011 10:50 am

Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) welcomes Yoga Rocks the Butte, a family-oriented winter yoga festival scheduled for February 10-12, 2012.  The event will be hosted at the Elevation Hotel and Spa, located at the CBMR base area. Yoga Rocks the Butte features yoga, music, meditation, world class skiing, snowboarding and many other winter activities, benefiting the non-profit organization Yoga World Reach. 

“We are thrilled that so many world renowned instructors and musicians are participating in Yoga Rocks the Butte,” states Monica Mesa, Founder of Yoga Rocks the Butte.  “This is the first ever winter family yoga festival and we encourage attendees to bring along their kids.”

The event includes workshops with Shiva Rea, Micheline Berry, Shakti Sunfire, as well as concerts with Dave Stringer, Govindas, Steve Gold, and many other artists. Kids programming, childcare and activities will be available for kids ages two through teen, ensuring that everyone will be part of the festivities and encouraging the entire family to participate.

Representatives from CBMR and the town of Mt. Crested Butte are excited to welcome the first ever Yoga Rocks the Butte to “Colorado’s last great ski town.” 

“We are enthusiastic about hosting this inaugural event,” commented Ethan Mueller, vice president, general manager of CBMR. “With its natural beauty, peaceful atmosphere and welcoming spirit, Crested Butte is the perfect location to host a festival of this caliber.”

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Yoga Rocks the Butte will benefit the Yoga World Reach, a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, motivate, and empower Yoga teachers to provide outreach in undeveloped countries. For further information visit,

For more information about Crested Butte’s lodging and special festival packages, call Crested Butte Vacations, (800) 600-2803 or visit the website at