This year, yoga advocate Erik Vienneau is taking his flagship event, Yoga Rocks the Park, to a whole new level. But current fans of the weekly yoga practice and concert have nothing to fear: The core idea, rotating instructors and musicians who provide a different vibe every week, remains the same.
"I cut the prices for vendor booths, so we attracted a lot more vendors," Vienneau says. "I'm trying to give it more of a wellness feel, so you can get your health and organic products, get a massage." He also tapped into a network of touring DJs who play yoga festivals. "I figure that people really come out more when it's someone they're excited to see who they don't get to see normally."
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Get connected at Yoga Rocks the Park (also featuring face-painting and other activities for kids) this summer; the season kicks off at 9 a.m. today at Sunken Gardens Park and rotates between that park, Alamo Placita and Sloan's Lake every Sunday through September 16. Season passes are $85, and weekly admission is $10 in advance, $15 the day of the event. For more information, visit www.yogarocksthepark.com.
Sundays. Starts: June 3. Continues through Sept. 16, 2012