FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHT: Front Range Yoga Festival 2023

FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHT: Front Range Yoga Festival 2023

FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHT: Front Range Yoga Festival 2023

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Front Range Yoga Festival 2023
Looking for something to do in June? We are thrilled yoga festivals are back and can’t wait to check out all the amazing events taking place around the world. This week we had a chance to connect with Rosanne Lockhart, organizer of Front Range Yoga Festival who we are thrilled to partner with! We are thrilled for this exclusive discount for our community: use Yogalove15 (Starts: 1/1/2023)

 
What inspired you to create a yoga festival?
Ten years ago, at the Telluride Yoga Festival, I laid in savasana while a girl with purple hair played “Hallelujah” by Jeff Buckley on the harp. Before that moment I liked yoga but after that class, I knew that yoga would forever be a part of my life. Five years ago, I moved to a small town in rural Montana and shortly thereafter I got my 200 hour YTT certificate with YogaKoh and started offering classes. The town, Choteau, was so responsive and grateful to have access to yoga that I thought this would be the perfect place to host a yoga festival. It was inspired by my experience at the Telluride Yoga Festival and the apparent need for yoga in rural Montana. And plus, I just thought it would be fun to do! Choteau is also a perfect location because it sits along the inherently beautiful Rocky Mountain Front Range and it is equi-distant to Missoula, Kalispell and Bozeman.

What makes your festival unique? 
The Front Range Yoga Festival aka Yoga Fest is unique because it has a very home-grown and down-to-earth essence to it. Choteau is a town of about 2,000 people and it is surrounded by mountains, farmland and ranches. When you’re here, it somehow feels like time slows down. There’s no rush, no traffic, and nothing to worry about  other than choosing what class to go to next. The Yoga Fest team rents spaces throughout downtown Choteau, we turn them into studios, and then we run classes Friday through Sunday. There is a ton of class variety and all the studios are walking distance from each other. We don’t have big city amenities, but we have a few charming restaurants, great little shops, and a welcoming atmosphere. And most importantly, we offer high quality yoga classes by high quality instructors! We also like to encourage people to explore the nearby reservoirs and adventure into the mountains while you’re in town.

But what really makes this event special is the people—it’s the yogis who come back year after year, connect with one another, all while deepening their practice. It’s also the townspeople of Choteau who welcome the yogis with open arms by keeping special restaurant and shop hours to accommodate our guests. It really feels like a group of new and old friends having a yoga family reunion every 2nd weekend of June!  

What offering/presenter or class are you most excited about for this year’s event? 
This year I’m most excited for Jimmy Wheeler! Jimmy teaches at The Practice Power Yoga in Bozeman and I first came to know about him on Instagram back in 2019. He has a beautifully strong, graceful and creative practice. Watching him over the years has been inspirational and we are pumped to have him teach at Yoga Fest 2023! 


Learn More:
@FrontRangeYogaMT
Front Range Yoga Festival 2023

Front Range Yoga Festival 2023

Front Range Yoga Festival 2023

Front Range Yoga Festival

JUNE 9, 10 & 11, 2023

Front Range Yoga Festival 2023

Exclusive discount for our community: Yogalove15
(Starts: 1/1/2023)

Front Range Yoga is pumped to bring you 14 high-quality instructors from all over Montana to offer 28 classes over the course of the weekend. Get ready to choose from a variety of 28 classes ranging from traditional vinyasa to yin to nidra and so much more! Take a peak at last year’s schedule below. This year’s schedule will be announced in May
Front Range Yoga Festival 2023
Front Range Yoga Festival 2023
Details
DATE:
JUNE 9, 10 & 11, 2023
Organizer
ORGANIZER:
Front Range Yoga

WEBSITE:
frontrangeyogamt.com

EMAIL:
frontrangeyogamt@gmail.com

Venue

LOCATION

P.O. Box 402
Choteau, MT
59422

CHOTEAU, MONTANA

CHOTEAU, MONTANA