Yoga Fest - Israel's International Yoga Festival
The Festival 3-5.5.18
The first and biggest Yoga Festival in Israel.
Israel’s best yoga teachers, special guests from around the world, inspirational musicians, therapists, lecturers, workshops and most importantly yoga practitioners from Israel and the rest of the globe - we all gather to learn, practice and love in this special event.
Our magical yoga village creates itself every year in the beating heart of Gan HaShlosha national park, one of the most beautiful nature reserves in Israel, which resides at the foot of the Gilboa Mountain. The park includes natural pools and amazing waterfalls that lead us to open a water compound with special sessions and workshops (meditation, water therapy and more). This is of course without mentioning our magnificent therapy compound, which offers free treatments to our guests by professional, certified therapists.
So many wonderful experiences are waiting for you… join us!
Situated at the foot of the Gilboa, Gan Hashlosha is considered one of Israel's prettiest parks and includes infinite grassy areas and breathtaking scenery.
Time Magazine acclaimed Gan Hashlosha among the world's 20 most exotic sites!
The park's water flows out of a natural pool embedded amid lovely waterfalls and stone bridges.
The water is pleasant and safe for all ages; one could simply hours bathing in it.
The festival is taking place in a separate area within the park, dedicated to its participants.
Program - Timetable
For the full timetable click here
An english pamflet will be handed out at the festival, with the full schedule.
Also in the festival:
- Delicious vegan food
- Music shows
- Therapy compound with free treatments
- A colorful artist’s fair with art, jewelries and clothes
- Water compound with relaxing sessions
- Yoga market with special yoga equipment
- Kids compound with fun activities and shallow swimming areas as well
Camping in Gan Hshlosha
Camping is a big part of the entire experience. The park is marvelous and the weather is perfect for sleeping outdoors.
In the festival space you’ll find dedicated camping grassy areas in between the peaceful trees. There are several toilet and bathroom facilities, with hot water all day long.
You can also find a few country lodges at various price levels.
Exclusive wooden cabins, including generous breakfast. Located one kilometer from the park (a min driving or 10 min walking distance). Cost of a 4-people room (adults and/or kids): 1330 ILS per night. There’s only one room left.
Book your room at: 058-5820820
Pleasant rooms at various price levels. Located 1.5 km away from the park (2 min driving). Cost of a room for 2: 550-650 ILS per night, including breakfast.
Book your room at 04-6533026 (Chen), and mention you’re a festival guest.
Gan Hashlosha is located in the springs valley in the area of Beit She’an.
Approximate driving time from:
Tel Aviv – 1.25 hrs
Jerusalem – 1.5 hrs
Haifa – 50 min
Sea of Galilei – 20 min
Train - take a train to Beit She'an station, then go to the central bus station at Beit She'an, From there take bus 412 that reaches the crossroad at the entrance of the park.
Bus - take bus 825 from tel aviv straight to Beit She'an's central bus station . From there take bus 412 that reaches the crossroad at the entrance of the park.
There is spacious parking area for private vehicles, free of charge.
Travelling with nice people is ecological and fun too! Soon we’ll launch a hitchhiking board for the festival.
Here is the Carpool List
1. Is the festival suitable for children?
Of course! It is a wonderful opportunity for a family vacation. the festival includes a cheerful and colorful kids zone that will offer activities all day long, including yoga for kids, arts & crafts, musical activities, and much more. Also, there is a shallow water pool filled with natural water and kept safe by certified life guards during opening hours.
2. Is the festival suitable for beginners?
Definitely. The program is diverse and offer classes and workshops suitable for any level of experience in the practice of yoga. Our teachers are very experienced and will give the appropriate instructions so everyone can feel welcome and challenged at the same time. Since you can experience in the festival different approaches and methods for practicing yoga, it is a great platform for finding out what might work best for you.
3. Where can I sleep during festival days?
Most participants stay in tents in the festival’s dedicated camping areas, right in the park. There is also the possibility to stay in cabins. Find more details on accommodation in the main menu.
4. Where to park?
The park offers large parking areas, free of charge. For more details on how to get to the park and group transportation, please find in the main menu.
5. Where and what to eat?
In the festival area you will find food stalls offering healthy and tasty food in fair prices. More details on food and drinks in the main menu.
6. Does the festival entry ticket includes all workshops?
Absolutely! The ticket gives you free access to all festival activities besides food; i.e. workshops, classes, lectures, therapy sessions, and performances.
7. Who are the teachers?
Some of the best teachers from Israel and around the world. Full list you can find Here
8. Is it possible to leave the park and come back, during the festival?
Yes, with the festival ticket you get free access to Gan Hashlosha during the days of the festival. You can come and go as you want.
9. WHAT SHOULD I BRING WITH ME TO THE FESTIVAL?
- Camping equipment - tents, sleeping bags, mattresses, flashlights, hammocks…
- Water equipment - bathing suits, goggles, snorkels…
- Personal yoga mattress
- Personal gear - comfortable clothes (short for day time and long for night time), toiletries (shampoo, soap..) and anything else that will make your time here perfect.
10. WHERE CAN I BUY TICKETS?
Right here: TICKETS
- 349 shekels - sold out!
- 379 shekels - sold out!
- 408 shekels - until 03/29 or until tickets are sold out.
- 435 shekels - until 04/19 or until tickets are sold out.
- 450 shekels - until the festival or until tickets are sold out.
❤ Kids ❤
Under the age of 5 - free entrance!
Over 5 - 160 shekels.
--- No tickets will be sold at the event, all guests must purchase tickets in advance ---
11. WHERE CAN I FIND MORE INFORMATION AND ASK QUESTIONS?
For any questions or inquiries, please contact us by mail or by private message on Facebook and we will try to get back to you as quickly as possible
SOME FINAL WORDS
The last two years of running this amazing festival has been an exciting and fascinating journey. Around this event a special and diversified community has formed, coming together once a year in the spring, for three magical days. Guests arrive from around the world to celebrate this magic.
Each year we grow more, learn and try to improve. We work hard to create the best festival possible and we do it with all of our hearts and with complete devotion.
The festival is about healing, transforming and peace. We are very thankful to watch our crazy dream come true each and every year and we will be happy to have you with us, in our wonderful tribe.