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Confirmed 2014 Wake Up Festival Presenters include

Jack Kornfield

Elizabeth Gilbert

Jill Bolte...

Wake Up Festival 2014

August 20-24, 2014

Various Presenters

from Sounds True

Live In-Person Event: US $995.00
August 20-24, 2014
Pre-Festival Intensive: US $295.00
August 18-20, 2014


An Invitation to Wake Up Together

Are you in the midst of a life transition? Has your body (or your soul) given you a wake-up call you can no longer ignore? Do you have a sense that there's more to life than what you've realized thus far? Are you longing for community and connection with like-minded people?


The Wake Up Festival is a five-day immersion experience in personal and collective transformation. It's the largest and only festival of its kind, uniting renowned spiritual teachers, bestselling authors, healers, scientists, poets, yogis, and lovers of life within the context of an open-hearted, uplifting community.

The Wake Up Festival is not your usual "festival." It's not about outer activities; it's about inner exploration and discovery. We think of it as a feast of life-changing insights with just the right amount of practice to enable us to truly embody what we learn. You'll be invited to approach awakening through meditation, personal writing, qigong, yoga, dance, shadow work, and more. And we will do it as individuals each supported by our Wake Up community.

Our annual Wake Up Festival is designed as an all-inclusive, deeply engaging experience that brings you:

  • Powerful spiritual teachers such as Jack Kornfield, yogini-activists such as Seane Corn, and powerful healers such as qigong master Robert Peng
  • Insights from leading experts on the convergence of spiritual awakening and neuroscience such as Dr. Rick Hanson and Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor
  • The power of community—joining with other people who are in the process of awakening who support us in our unfolding and expand our ability to be vulnerable and to give and receive love
  • The beauty that is expressed through inspired poets and writers—such as Mark Nepo—and the images and words they offer that open passageways to our own depths and courageous hearts
  • Ritual—featuring ritual leaders and shamanic teachers like Malidoma Somé and Joseph Marshall III, we will invoke seen and unseen forces to support our process of awakening
  • Celebration—Performances by rare talents including acclaimed sacred chant artist Snatam Kaur and Grammy®-winning cellist David Darling allow us to fall into ecstatic music and dance to discover the boundless dimension of being.

Surrounded by the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains in Estes Park, CO, the Wake Up Festival is held at the YMCA of the Rockies, a conference and retreat center in a beautiful and inviting natural environment intended to support your experience of transformation. Away from the rush and noise of everyday life, the peaceful mountain setting will allow you to relax and immerse yourself in the celebration of your heart's awakening.

The Wake Up Festival is an acknowledgement that there is no "one way" to spiritual awakening; we each have to find the way that is true and authentic for us. Here is a chance to celebrate our human uniqueness while at the same time meeting in a shared experience of open-heartedness. Come join us in 2014, and we can explore waking up together!

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Product details

Live In-Person Event:
Contents Tuition to Sounds True Wake Up Festival
Date Published August 20, 2014
Product Codes 4218, x4218, tx04218
Pre-Festival Intensive:
Contents Tuition to Pre-festival intensive
Date Published August 18, 2014
Product Codes 4347, x4347, tx04347

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