Yoga Vacations Presents Esak Garcia & Dechen Thurman | Fall 2011 in Telluride, CO

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Yoga Vacations is proud to present two events at the Peaks Resort and Spa in Telluride, Colorado featuring Esak Garcia in early September and Dechen Thurman later in the Fall.

More information about the trips, the teachers, and the incredible location below!

Esak Garcia | 9/7 – 9/11

From Wednesday, September 7 – Sunday, September 11, 2011, Esak Garcia will explore Bikram yoga with daily 90-minute practices, master workshops and a posture clinic.

Esak Garcia practices and teaches Bikram Yoga and is dedicated to being a contribution to the world as a member of the Institute of Ancient Mysteries (IAM). Esak travels widely demonstrating the art of yoga, promoting yoga asana championships, and as a member of the IAM class of 2009.  Esak became interested in Bikram yoga as a high school athlete, at the age of 17. As one of the very few teachers who is authorized to lead official Bikram yoga seminars and posture clinics, Esak leads yoga demonstrations and discussions worldwide.


Dechen Thurman | 9/30 – 10/1

From September 30 – October 4, 2011, From September 30 – October 4, 2011, Yoga Vacations presents Dechen Thurman.  Featuring a daily Jivamukti-style practice, special workshop and chanting to the divine in the mountains, guests will be able to enjoy hiking amidst the beautiful Fall colors.  Dechen explores the Kirtan chant in honor of Ganesh, the elephant God and remover of obstacles. The chant is repeated 108 times to help us elevate our spiritual consciousness

Dechen Thurman is an accomplished actor, yogi, professional Ohashiatsu® healer, and teacher of Buddhism and yoga. He has traveled often to India and Tibet, has studied at New York University’s Tisch School and at Columbia University, and currently teaches at Jivamukti Yoga Center in New York City. Jivamukti Yoga, which Dechen first discovered at the age of 19, is an enlightenment system that draws deeply from past wisdom, is planted firmly in the needs of today’s yogis and yoginis, and predicts a bright future eventually unfolding through nonviolent motivation, positive vibrations, ecstatic gyrations, scriptural resuscitations, and meditative contemplations.

The Peaks Resort & Spa | Telluride, CO

The Peaks Resort and Spa is located minutes away from downtown Telluride and offers a peaceful environment in which to practice yoga, a world-class spa, convenient access to numerous recreational activities including golf and hiking, as well as many choices for fine and casual dining.


For more information or to reserve your spot today (we highly recommend this!) visit or contact info@, 888-YOGA-VACA.