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Posted by admin on May 7, 2013 in Community
Today's trailblazer is Douglas Drummond, a 5Rhythms® teacher who has been sweating his prayers with the yoga and dance community since he was 19. The 5Rhythms® moving meditation practice, founded by Gabrielle Roth, is near and dear to a few of us here at Wanderlust HQ, and we are thrilled to finally host classes this year at the festival. Douglas is a New York based instructor who...
Posted by admin on May 6, 2013 in Community
“When you begin to think about what we stand for, what our values are, and what our power is to change society, then you begin to realize that even at the smallest and grass roots level, what you do in your daily life can have resonance.” Wanderlust Festival Co-Founder Jeff Krasno explores the question "What the Heck is the Yoga Community?" in this Speakeasy video from Squaw Valley 2012. He...
Posted by admin on April 30, 2013 in Community
Today's trailblazers are a group that many of our yogis are hopefully familiar with: the lovely ladies of Off the Mat, Into the World. If you're not familiar with the amazing work that this organization does, OTM helps individuals take the path of yoga “off the mat and into the world," expanding the sphere of change outward to local and global communities. They do this by facilitating...
Posted by admin on April 29, 2013 in Community
“We really need to step it up, and not out of guilt but out of inspiration. It can be fun, and that’s what the mindful life is: we’re not trying to be spiritual at the expense of the whole world, and we’re not trying to be environmental at the expense of being good people." Waylon Lewis (founder of ElephantJournal.com) asks whether we, as yogis, are here to be cool or are here to serve.  In...
Posted by admin on April 28, 2013 in Community
In celebration of Record Store Day this year, moby and Mark Lanegan collaborated on an exclusive track that was released as a limited edition 7” this past 20th of April. Our musical headliner at three Wanderlust Festivals this year (WLCO, WLCA, and WLBC) Moby describes in his journal why he chose Mark Lanegan to work with on this track, "I've been a fan of Mark's from his early SST...
Posted by Guest Scribe on April 25, 2013 in Community, Yoga
~ By Wanderlust Vermont teacher, Lauren Rudick                          I usually try not to make a big deal of my birthday. In the past, some birthdays were fraught with disappointment. I used to get sad because my expectations of the actions of others on this special day didn't pan out. A forgetful friend, a party with lower than...