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Posted by admin on December 14, 2012 in Inspiration, Community
It's always a pleasure when Elena Brower visits us at the Speakeasy ~ not only does she pack the house, but there's often a moment that the elements agree with her.  In 2011, it rained for almost the entire festival, and yet, during her talk entitled "Bring the Light", the sun came out.  This past year, we largely avoided the rain but for one quick deluge which descended during this...
Posted by admin on December 12, 2012 in Community
  You asked, and we answered the challenge!  We looked closer at the legal restrictions concerning running a contest outside of the US, and we have good news for all our friends north of the 49th parallel! Along with our friends at POPSUGAR, we've found a way to open our Escape to O'ahu sweepstakes to Canadian residents!   The goods remain the same (...
Posted by admin on December 5, 2012 in Community
"Have you ever been in a place where you knew there was no where else you needed to be? Have you ever felt that you've met an eclectic group of people that would never again meet in that same sacred moment?  Have you ever had a connection in another part of the world that lead you to something different, something better? THAT is how it feels to go to a Wanderlust Festival, and THAT is how...
Posted by admin on December 5, 2012 in Inspiration, Community, Yoga
We were happy to announce that Figue Diel joined the Wanderlust Chile teaching lineup for a variety of reasons:  he's a well-loved yoga teacher, a world-class surfer, and he continues to do both despite the fact that a car accident left him blind when he was 16 years old. Figue not only continues to teach yoga, but also pursues martial arts and rock climbing.  He's an incarnate example...
Posted by admin on November 30, 2012 in Inspiration, Community
The New York Times says he's "Virginia's most multifaceted agrarian since Thomas Jefferson [and] the high priest of the pasture", Salatin calls himself an environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer, and we call him a heck of a good time!  We were thrilled to have this outspoken and animated pioneer in beyond-organic farming visit us at Wanderlust Vermont in Stratton, VT in June of 2012. In...
Posted by admin on November 20, 2012 in Community
  The New York Times calls Irshad Manji "Osama bin Laden's worst nightmare." Oprah Winfrey's magazine has given Irshad its first annual Chutzpah Award for "audacity, nerve, boldness and conviction." She takes both as compliments. Irshad is Director of the Moral Courage Project at New York University's School of Public Service. The project teaches young leaders to challenge intellectual...