The world’s premier music & yoga festival is coming to The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Sept. 10 and 11 for a two-day celebration featuring Thievery Corporation and renowned yoga instructors, John Friend and Schuyler Grant

New York City, NY – (July 21, 2011) – Wanderlust Festival added its first-ever Las Vegas event to the growing Wanderlust 2011 roster. A two-day celebration of yoga and music at the hottest new luxury resort on The Strip, Wanderlust at The Cosmopolitan will take place on Sept. 10-11. The event will feature yoga instruction by John Friend, founder of Anusara yoga and one of the most celebrated yoga teachers in the world; Schuyler Grant, founder of NYC’s Kula Yoga Project and co-creator of Wanderlust; and music from Thievery Corporation, the legendary DJ duo that has sold over 1.2 million albums.

“We like to provide our guests a multitude of reasons to visit The Cosmopolitan, through art, music, and great events,” said Lisa Marchese, Chief Marketing Officer, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. “Partnering with Wanderlust is an extension of this commitment and we are excited to bring our guests yet another mash-up this time through the music Thievery Corporation and the art of yoga.”

Wanderlust at The Cosmopolitan will feature leisure activities like wine tastings, burlesque, hooping and fire dance performances. John Friend’s classes on Saturday will be a feast for the soul featuring The Cosmopolitan’s commanding views of the Las Vegas Strip at The Boulevard Pool. Attendees are then invited to an exclusive gathering with John Friend and Schuyler Grant that will feature a complimentary wine tasting. The evening will culminate with an open-air performance by Thievery Corporation. On Sunday morning, Schuyler Grant will ease guests of the Wanderlust at The Cosmopolitan event to a close with a unique class, The Healing Power of Yoga.

“Wanderlust creates experiences in amazing settings that are simultaneously fun and inspiring,” says Wanderlust co-founder Jeff Krasno. “We practice our yoga and meditation by day, and let loose on the dance floor at night. Las Vegas provides a lot of opportunity for fun and excitement – and getting down with John Friend and Thievery Corporation at The Cosmopolitan is hard to beat.”

Wanderlust at The Cosmopolitan is hydrated by smartwater. smartwater and Luna Bar will offer free product and festive giveaways from bright, interactive booths. Tickets for Wanderlust’s Las Vegas event go on sale July 21, 2011 at 10 a.m. PST and are available for a special advance price of $108 (plus taxes & fees) through August 9. One and two night packages including accommodations at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas are also available. Package prices start at just $345 (plus taxes & fees). All tickets and packages can be purchased through the Wanderlust at The Cosmopolitan website at http://vegas.wanderlustfestival.com.