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  • lYfe

    Teachers of Yoga and the community on Lamu Island have come together to organize the Lamu Yoga Festival (LYFe) to be held March 13 to 16, 2014. Joined by renowned international yoga practitioners this is a festival not to be missed. Download the latest program and teacher schedule.

    About

    • The Yoga event is the first of its kind in East Africa. This unique festival blends yoga and meditation with the characteristics of Lamu island, offering the opportunity to practice various forms of yoga under the guidance of experienced and inspiring yoga teachers from all over the world.

    • Practice yoga at the sea side or yoga in one of the local venues. Feel the warm welcome from the Swahili community, experience the beauty of Lamu island. Everyone is welcome, whether you are brand new to Yoga or have years of experience, there is something for everyone.

    • We hope you will join us for the first Lamu Yoga Festival

  • Amazing Lamu

    Immersed in culture, tradition and natural beauty Lamu is one of the oldest towns in Kenya.

    Lamu, with its tropical climate, excellent variety in accommodation, miles of empty beaches and no cars, makes an ideal destination to leave behind the stresses of a fast-paced modern life. The ready availability of fresh seafood, vegetables and fruits further contribute to its suitability as the Health and Wellbeing destination of Kenya.

    Lamu is easy to get to from Europe and Nairobi. There are 4 daily flights to Lamu from Nairobi and 1 daily flight from Malindi: Fly540, Airkenya SafariLink

    Alternatively you can ride the bus from Nairobi to Mombasa and Mombasa to Lamu. Your accommodation will organize airport transfers.

    Yoga Venues

    Banana House
    Fatuma’s Tower
    Diamond Beach
    Jannatani

  • Accommodation

    There are many wonderful types of accommodation in Shela, Lamu and Manda to suit all budgets.

    Our accommodation partner SleepOut.com has a variety of options to help you decide which venue best suits your needs.

    Flight packages have also been organized with individual Hotels in Shela Village, Manda Beach and Lamu Town. Download flight package options here.

  • Sponsors

    The Festival is creating a community of like-minded companies and organizations through positive partnership and sponsorship programs.
    The opportunity exist for sponsors to become involved in this wonderful gathering of like minded, health conscious people.
    We are committed to delivering valuable benefits and a positive partnership experience to each festival sponsor.

    Volunteers

    Serve others in exchange for the opportunity to practice. Join the festival's Work Exchange Team and work behind the scenes!
    We’ve got beach parties to organize, markets to erect and much more so join us to make this festival be the best.
    Volunteers will get to attend the events & enjoy the uplifting energy of the festival - in exchange for a commitment of 3 hours work per day.
    There are a limited number of positions available, so register soon.

  • Register Now

    TICKET A: Ksh 5,000
    * Free yoga classes, offered minimum 4 classes a day, different venues, 10-15 teachers
    * Bahari Bazaar (local stands with food, drinks, artists, music, registration desk)
    * Yoga Asanas Sand Castle Competition
    * Yogathon (Sun Salutations and Tug of War)
    * Full Moon Party

    TICKET B: Ksh 8,000
    * Free yoga classes, offered minimum 4 classes a day, different venues, 10-15 teachers
    * Bahari Bazaar (local stands with food, drinks, artists, music, registration desk)
    * Yoga Asanas Sand Castle Competition
    * Yogathon (Sun Salutations and Tug of War)
    * Full Moon Party
    ** SWAHILI DINNER ON THURSDAY 13 MARCH
    ** SUNSET DHOW CRUISE ON FRIDAY 14 MARCH
    ** FULL MOON BEACH BBQ ON SATURDAY 15 MARCH

    The total amount can be transferred via Mpesa, Paypal or Bank transfer. Click here to register or Email info@lamuyoga.org for further information. Download the latest program and teacher schedule.

  • Get In Touch

    Lamu Island
    Kenya

    E-mail:

    info@lamuyoga.org

    The Festival

    For more information please contact us on info@lamuyoga.org and we will get back to you. Register direct and fill in the form.

    Photos for the festival will be uploaded to Flickr.

    Media

    Schedule

    Download the latest program and teacher schedule.

    Downloads

    The poster

    The logo [high res ai] [web png]