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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Unplug from the ordinary and reconnect with wander in Whistler



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Whistler, B.C. – Whistler welcomes guests to unplug from the ordinary, and connect to the extraordinary.

Whistler's natural setting and athletic spirit nurtures health and wellbeing, with transformational events like Wanderlust adding to the resort’s remarkable and enriching summer experience.

Wanderlust (July 30 – August 3) is an all-out celebration of mindful living - embracing the practice of yoga and meditation - with live music, guest speakers, chefs and artists in a complete five-day sensory retreat for the mind, body and soul in Whistler's natural landscape.

This year, guests can explore new and exciting mediums to enhance their learnings and practice, from laughter yoga, tribal body marking and movement, chillax: a unique black light yin yoga experience, to sake tastings and much more. Dedicated yogis have the option of a Voyager Pass, featuring the full festival experience with an added Module 1 of the Wanderlust Teacher Training.

Be inspired with the 2015 installment of the Speakeasy Talks, featuring today's thought provoking leaders, including Graham Hill - visionary and founder of and, Jennifer McGruther - founder of Nourished Kitchen, leading herbalist Summer Bock, and yoga clothing designer Brenda Holmes, to name a few.

Outdoor enthusiasts can delight in the vast array of off mat experiences available at Wanderlust Whistler, including outdoor expeditions, stand up paddle boarding, soulful cinema and the kula market. The farm to table dinner takes dining to the next level - 6,000 feet to be precise, set atop Whistler Mountain, offering spectacular vistas paired with farm fresh produce. For more information on Whistler’s Wanderlust CLICK HERE, or watch the Wanderlust video for a sneak peak into the up-coming event.

In the words of William Shakespeare “one touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” Whistler rejoices in this mantra, embracing the natural beauty of the land, combined with events like Wanderlust to ensure guests leave with a heightened sense self, wellness and community. Find your balance in Whistler, for more information visit

Whistler-based travel consultants at can customize vacation packages, taking care of flights, ground transportation, accommodation and activities. offers the largest selection with added piece of mind of a price match guarantee. Call 1.800.WHISTLER (1.800.944.7853) to request a no-obligation quote or visit for more details and offers.


Whistler is Canada's premier year-round leisure and meeting destination located in the Coast Mountains 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Consistently rated the top ski resort in North America, Whistler was the Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The resort offers an extensive range of accommodations totaling 10,000 bedrooms among 24 hotels as well as townhomes, condos, B&Bs and chalets. Whistler also boasts more than 100 restaurants and bars, 200 retail shops, 25 spas and countless activity options from world-renowned skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking and golf, to hiking, rock climbing, and watersports. The Resort Municipality of Whistler is home to a diverse community of more than 10,000 permanent residents.

Tourism Whistler is the member-based marketing and sales organization representing Whistler, operating the Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler Golf Club, Whistler Visitor Centre, as well as 1.800.944.7853 and - Whistler's official source for visitor bookings and information. As the convention and visitors bureau for the Resort Municipality of Whistler, Tourism Whistler represents more than 7,000 members who own, manage and operate properties or businesses on resort lands including hotels, restaurants, activity operators and retail shops.

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Broadcasters: Whistler now has the capability to take you live with our enhanced fibre network. The significantly expanded network of more than 200 kilometres of fibre optic cabling throughout the resort allows instant transmission of HD signals to any location at any time. Details on how to access, and book the fibre are available on our media site.

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Patricia Westerholm
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Katie Brockett
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