Spend a day with us celebrating Chicago’s well-earned summer. Join us in the Second City for two days of movement, exploration, and discovery. After you’ve spent your days flowing, relaxing, and making new friends, enjoy any number of the city’s restaurants and attractions. Chicago has something for every wellness warrior making it a perfect stop on our ALL NEW 2-day festival tour.
Head to Chicago’s backyard—Grant Park. Lauded for its waterfront and city vistas, step into this centrally-located park and get ready for a weekend of exploration. Whether you call Chicago home, or it’s your “om away from home” during the festival, it’s the ideal backdrop for a transformative experience.
Friends Who Flow Together
Wanderlust Festival is always a perfect playground for your tight-knit crew to explore, but don’t forget that Festivals offer an ideal environment to get out of your comfort zone and tap into a new conscious community. With our more accessible 2-day city Festivals, you’ll be able to stay in touch with new friends closer to home after the weekend is over, and maintain your collective post-fest glow.
Top Teachers in Your Backyard
You don’t have to travel across the country (or the planet) to learn from the world’s best. We’ve tapped top teachers like Eoin Finn, Faith Hunter, Sahara Rose and many more for a single weekend of intimate workshops, new experiences, and deep learning.
2-Day Urban Retreat
Choose from 50+ classes per day led by world-renowned instructors, hear from a full lineup of inspirational speakers, and taste delicious local bites, all in a premium festival setting. Our 2-day city Festivals offer all the fun, practice, and transformation of a 4-day destination Festival without the journey to the mountain.
Discover Wellness in Your City
From HIIT classes to sound baths, Wanderlust is an opportunity to explore new ways to practice, sweat, and recover. Take your favorite new practices home with you after connecting with acclaimed local studios, gyms, and instructors at Wanderlust. By the end of the weekend, you’ll discover that a healthy and inspired life is within arm’s reach, right in your own community.
Whether savasana is your spirit pose or you like a dose of the strong and sweaty stuff, our yoga program has you covered. Wanderlust offers classes for all levels and styles, from first-timers to seasoned veterans. Where else could you pick and choose between invigorating vinyasa flow, relaxing yin classes, musical meditation walks, or gentle swinging in an aerial yoga hammock? Whether you flow or just go slow, you’ll learn from the world’s best.
Music is the heartbeat of Wanderlust Festival. You’ll feel the pulse in the subtle spinning of a brilliant DJ and in the sweet rhythms of our sound-bath meditations. Whatever your taste, live music at Wanderlust will leave you with new favorites for practice and party alike.
Runs, Fitness Classes & More
After you’ve gotten grounded in yoga class, it’s time to pick up the pace. Get your dose of nature on our liberating group runs and then head to the fitness studio for heart-pounding HIIT, pilates and barre classes to round out your workout. Discover your new favorite fitness class and get ready to get a little sweaty.
When was the last time an idea lit you up? Welcome to Wanderlust’s Speakeasy, where the inspiring ideas of diverse thought leaders find their voice. Our intimate and informal lecture series covers everything from holistic health to environmental action, from personal transformation to citizen engagement—the topics that matter most to our conscious community.
After a long day of feeding your soul, you’ll need some healthy sustenance for your body. Our handpicked local food vendors offer quick and healthy fare as you navigate your way from class to class. Grab a freshly made acai bowl or a craft kombucha and take some time to relax and make some new friends.
Discover your new favorite way to break a sweat at our open-air fitness space, The Studio. From HIIT sessions that get your heart racing to pilates classes that light up your core, come prepared to get a little sweaty.
A mix between a spa and a temple—all within a tent, The Haven is where you’ll find classes with an emphasis on restoration and revitalization. Soundbath, Yoga Nidra, Thai Yoga Massage, and all of our Bodywork classes round out your day of fitness and practice.
The name says it all—it really is out of the ordinary. This is the lavish lawn where you’ll learn new AcroYoga tricks, fly high in an aerial yoga hammock, and bring back the nostalgia of playing in the grass.
The Kula Market
This is the hub for local artisans to share their wares with our community. We hand pick unique and vibrant vendors you can feel good about supporting as you collect mementos of your adventures at Wanderlust.
Find your true north.