Created by the founders of Sanskriti yoga center in Scionzier, Benoît and Prachi, the yoga festival is a three day celebration that is open to people of all ages and backgrounds, regardless of their experience in yoga.
Join this inspiring and unique weekend in the heart of the French Alps. The festival is designed to facilitate learning and transformation, with yoga teachers, musical artists, local artisans, craft stands, food trucks and kids activities.
Whether you're a seasoned yogi, a curious beginner, or a yogi's partner, come and be a part of this opportunity to immerse yourself in the ancient practice of yoga and experience the benefits it has to offer.
Whether you're a seasoned yogi, a curious beginner, or yogi's partner, come and be a part of this opportunity to immerse yourself in the ancient practice of yoga and experience the benefits it has to offer.
The festival offers an exciting three day programme that includes indoor and outdoor yoga, meditation and chanting classes.
With a team of highly qualified, talented and experienced teachers, you can choose from a wide variety of yoga classes, tailored for all levels of experience.
Whether you're a seasoned practitioner or new to the practice, you're sure to find something that suits you right now.
The outdoor classes in the natural mountain setting provide a unique opportunity to connect with nature.
The indoor classes in the Sanskriti center’s spacious hall offer a comfortable and welcoming space for participants to unwind and focus on their practice.
In addition to yoga classes, meditation sessions, and guided hikes, the festival features an exciting artisan market where visitors can browse handmade crafts and locally-sourced products.
The festival also boasts a diverse range of food trucks serving up delicious and healthy meals, snacks, and drinks.
Live music concerts are a highlight of the festival, providing the perfect soundtrack for yoga sessions and outdoor activities. You can expect a colourful mixture of traditional Alpine culture and authentic Indian rituals.
Enjoy the yoga festival while leaving your little ones in the safe hands of CréAnniv creative childcare.
The Sasnkriti Yoga festival area is large and safe, away from cars, allowing the kids to explore their creativity. The activities are flexible, adapted to the ages of 3 - 12 years old and depending on the kids’ preferences.
The programme includes Yoga, Dance, Fun Games, Arts and Crafts, building sand castles, playing kapla and jenga and exploring the power of bac flowers.
With a three day pass, you'll have the freedom to fully engage in the festival while also taking the time to appreciate the stunning surroundings.
Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to deepen your yoga practice, connect with others, and explore the wonders of the local mountain area.
If you are traveling from afar, we encourage you to book local accommodation and take time to explore the local trails, breathe in the fresh mountain air, and connect with nature in a profound way.
Check Sanskriti yoga center’s availability first, otherwise Scionzier village offers a variety of comfortable accommodations for all budgets, within a walking or a short drive distance from the festival (see details at the bottom of the page).
Enjoy fresh and organic ingredients, homemade juices and smoothies, vegan and gluten-free options and traditional Indian meals at the in-house cafe ‘The Hungry Yogi’.
Check out the guest Food Trucks at the Festival that offer a variety of delicious snacks and light lunch options for all tastes.
Savour the flavours, relax, and connect with fellow guests, all while nourishing the mind, body, and soul.
Uncover nature's beauty in the breathtaking garden surrounded by forests and majestic mountains.
Take a 5-minute walk to well-marked forest trails, or embark on a 5-15 minute drive to endless hiking adventures. Immerse yourself in nature with a 25-minute drive to Lac Bénit and surrounding hiking trails.
Conveniently located just 30 minutes from Geneva airport and the vibrant mountain town of Chamonix. Experience the best of both worlds, where adventure meets relaxation.
Sanskriti Yoga Festival 2022 (2nd edition)
Sanskriti Yoga Festival is conveniently located just a 30-minute drive from Geneva airport, making it easily accessible via various transportation options.
31 Rue du Bourg Dehors, 74950 Scionzier
Arrive at Cluses train station (2h by train from Geneva), then order a taxi (7 min drive to Sanskriti Yoga Centre). Get in touch with the centre for more details.
Benoit & Prachi embarked on a journey of self-discovery in an ashram in India. Their encounter was transformative, and their passion for yoga led to the creation of Sanskriti.
With over a decade of combined practice and teaching experience, they offer authentic and traditional yoga rooted in Indian values.
Prachi's expertise extends to prenatal and postnatal yoga, certified by Yoga Alliance. With 1000 hours of training and 500 hours dedicated solely to teaching, Benoit & Prachi invite you to experience yoga beyond the postures.
Delve into a way of life that extends far beyond the mat. Embrace a new path to personal growth and transformation with them.
Discover a cozy and inspiring retreat center where you can immerse yourself in mindfulness and yoga. Enjoy monthly retreats, self-guided stays, and an annual yoga festival.
What is now a fully renovated comfortable center, used to be a former factory, powered by the force of the river, that belonged to Benoit's family for centuries.
Escape to a place of tranquility and rejuvenation in one of the four welcoming bedrooms. Choose from an array of bed configurations, from an 8-bed dormitory to a luxurious private double-bed ensuite.
Wake up to stunning gardens and mountain views from every room, setting the stage for a peaceful and revitalising stay. Take a peaceful walk in the nearby forest or hit the mountain trails for adventure.
The Sanskriti Yoga Festival is a celebration, open to people of all ages and backgrounds with or without previous experience in yoga.
There are two option of daily tickets. One comprises only the entry fee and then you need to pay for each yoga class separately.
The full day pass is an all inclusive pass with access to all yoga classes. Please note, the Kailash Kher Concert is not a part of the full day pass.
It is advised that you bring your own yoga mat. However, You have the option to rent a Yoga mat at the Festival’s reception, price per day is 1 euro. You can also buy a new yoga mat at the Sanskriti Yoga Festival Village.
Please contact Sanskriti Retreat Centre for all group bookings, details at the bottom of the page.
All passes are Non Refundable but transferable. Refunds may be considered only for serious cases when presented with a valid proof. Refunds will not apply for late arrivals, early termination of attendance or no-shows.
Yoga Festival Sponsorship and Donation:
Sanskriti Yoga Festival is a non profit event. There are two ways you can help the founders make this event happen, find more details here.