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Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Events | 0 comments

The Red Shoes Experience Women’s Conference, Breckenridge

The Red Shoes Experience Women’s Conference, Breckenridge

This September, women from around the country will gather in Breckenridge, Colorado for an innovative weekend seminar focused on leadership, relationships, and empowerment in a changing world. The Red Shoes Experience will take place September 22-24 at Beaver Run Resort, offering women powerful speakers and hands-on activities to enhance personal and professional development. Jolina Karen, a certified coach, and holistic healer brought together a consortium of women to organize the event with the goal of addressing a growing trend among women as they approach and journey through their middle age years. “I meet more and more women who find themselves shifting toward a new set of values,” Karen says. “They feel drawn to something different and want more out of life, yet they don’t know what to do about it. It can be a very demoralizing time for them if they lack an effective process for working through this shift.” Mental health data for the United States support Karen’s concerns. Incidences of female suicide have increased dramatically in recent years, and the CDC...

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Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Events | 0 comments

July in Snowmass

July in Snowmass

July in Snowmass brings a jam-packed event lineup, including the brand-new Snowmass Community Celebration the evening of July 4th. Other events include the weekly Snowmass Free Concert Series and Snowmass Rodeo, as well as the Aspen Camp’s Deaf Camp Benefit, Challenge Aspen’s Vince Grill & Amy Grant Gala + Golf Classic, BLUEBIRD Art + Sound, the Enduro World Series, and Snowmass Doubles Volleyball Tournament. Snowmass’ new sunset Fourth of July event, the Community Celebration & Fireworks, takes place on Tuesday, July 4, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on the Base Village Events Lawn. This free fun, family-focused evening features lawn games, music, free desserts and a firework show over Fanny Hill at 9:00 p.m. “We have tons going on this month – just considering music, we start early with the Drive-By Truckers on Friday, June 30th, and continue with six other music/DJ events throughout July,” says Rose Abello, Tourism Director, Snowmass Tourism. “And, it’s amazing to watch the most prestigious mountain bikers in the world on our trails as we welcome back the...

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Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Events, Treks & Travels, Wellness & Yoga | 0 comments

Choosing A Yoga Festival – The Best 2017 Summer Yoga Events

Choosing A Yoga Festival – The Best 2017 Summer Yoga Events

Yoga festivals can also serve as a mini vacation from everyday life but choosing a Yoga Festival suited to you can be hard. We all have different intentions when seeking out a yoga festival. The uplifting feeling of experiencing meditation and movement with others of the yoga community is something many people find enriching to their practice. Attending gives you first-class access to the newest trends and products that can help elevate your practice that may have been inaccessible in your hometown. Yoga festivals can also serve as a mini vacation from the high speed of everyday life. Whether it is your first time or you are a festival veteran, the number of festivals springing up all around the world can feel overwhelming to choose from. Take a moment to sit with where your intentions and goals lie in attending a dedicated multi-day practice. Each festival has something different to offer its attendees, and you will want to be sure to choose the right offerings to suit your wants and needs.   All Levels –...

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Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Events, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Market on the Plaza – Mountain Village, Telluride

Market on the Plaza – Mountain Village, Telluride

It’s that time of year, Farmer’s and Community Markets are opening their umbrellas and laying out their wares. Seriously, nothing says summertime in Colorado like an open air market, especially amid the sun-soaked scenery of Mountain Village Center in Telluride. Beginning Wednesday, June 14, the pedestrian-friendly Heritage Plaza once again comes alive with white tents, and Colorado-proud vendors as Market on the Plaza returns to Mountain Village.   Now in its seventh year, Market on the Plaza is a vibrant local community market providing an avenue to support regional and local businesses that offer homegrown food and homemade products. The Market runs every Wednesday beginning June 14 through August 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Patrons can, of course, expect the basics: farm produce, including eggs, fruits and vegetables, goat milk and cheeses, jams and marmalades, and garden herbs and oils. “Summer calls for outdoor community markets, and we invite locals and guests alike to come to Heritage Plaza on Wednesdays to shop and to visit our brick...

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Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Events, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Leadville Trail Marathon and Heavy Half Marathon Clearing The Way to Win

Leadville Trail Marathon and Heavy Half Marathon Clearing The Way to Win

On Saturday, June 17, the Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail Marathon and Heavy Half Marathon sponsored by Blueprint for Athletes will kick off the famed ultra endurance event season in Leadville, Colorado. Due to the substantial late spring snowfall in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, the Leadville Race Series crew has been prepping the course and working to clear snow drifts up to seven feet high in some areas of the trail.   “With the May storms this year, we’ve received a considerable amount of late season snow in Leadville. Our team has been working hard shoveling and clearing the snow away for our participants to give them the great race experience Leadville is known for,” said Ken Chlouber, Founder of the Leadville Race Series.   The Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail Marathon and 15.5-mile Heavy Half Marathon kick off the Colorado portion of the Leadville Race Series. The Leadville Trail Marathon is a qualifier for the Leadville Trail 100 and the courses also offer a perfect introduction for those looking to...

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Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in Events, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dirty Girl Mud Run at Copper Mountain

Dirty Girl Mud Run at Copper Mountain

On June 10, Copper Mountain invites women to participate in one of the world’s largest women’s only mud runs to raise awareness for breast cancer, the Dirty Girl Mud Run. Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC), a non-profit foundation that advocates early detection and a healthy, active and sustainable lifestyle as the best means for breast cancer prevention, is the official beneficiary of the 2017 Dirty Girl Mud Run at Copper. “Boarding for Breast Cancer is excited to team up with the Dirty Girl Mud Run at Copper Mountain on June 10,” said Megan Pischke, B4BC marketing, health and wellness manager. “B4BC aligns with the Dirty Girl Mud Run on many levels; comradery, determination, overcoming obstacles, and just plain fun.” In addition to a portion of registration fees going to B4BC, female participants will have the opportunity to organize a team, fundraise, dress up, win prizes and more. “The outdoors is our favorite place to share our message and outreach, and we’re thrilled to have B4BC onsite at Copper where...

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