08/28/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Wanderlust Music Festival Blends Indie Rock and Yoga

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. -- Beneath a starry sky here on Friday, on a stage underneath a ski lift, Sharon Jones, the powerhouse singer of the funk-soul band the Dap-Kings, was nearly ready to perform. "What I need to do now," she told the audience, "is loosen my body up, get the blood flowing."

She had come to the right place. The next afternoon the same stage -- and the same quest -- was taken up by Shiva Rea, a powerhouse yoga teacher. Accompanied by a live band, she led a class in flowing poses, encouraging many of the same people who had danced along with Ms. Jones to open their heart center and breathe.