Posted by admin on August 26, 2013 in Yoga
For many yogis, yoga is more than a physical exercise: it's a tool we can use to examine our inner selves. It is a way of clearing the mind, a way to confront emotions, a way to observe how thoughts and emotions come up and go away. Yoga can serve as a peaceful practice in times or trouble or turbulence, revealing how we cope with the challenges in our lives. In this Speakeasy, "...
Posted by admin on August 25, 2013 in Yoga
Photos by Ali Kaukas
A few weeks before Wanderlust Tremblant, I injured my shoulder. It wasn't a serious injury, but it limited my ability to do many yoga poses (especially downward dogs and chaturanga dandasana, those darlings of modern vinyasa yoga). As we got closer to the festival date, I began to feel distressed. I wasn't going to be able to "do yoga" at a yoga festival!
But, of course, we...
Posted by admin on August 24, 2013 in Yoga
Photos by Ali Kaukas
As the sun started to set over Mont Tremblant on Friday evening, Wanderlust kicked off with a giant sunset group class on the beach. The sky was a perfect, cloudless blue, the mountains kissed the edge of the lake, and there was the feeling of being between two worlds.
Teachers Elena Brower and Lyne St Roch united the worlds. Quebec, the Canadian province hosting Wanderlust...
Posted by admin on August 21, 2013 in Yoga
When people find out I teach Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation, the most common reaction is, “I really wish I could meditate, but I can’t because I have kids/full-time school or work/roommates/a small apartment.” The good news is that despite obstacles like a very busy mind or lifestyle, you can meditate. In fact, the busier you are, the more you should have a meditation practice of some sort....
Posted by admin on August 20, 2013 in Yoga
On Tuesdays, we feature unique Trailblazers in our community who have forged a trail that can inspire other yogis to pursue their own path. Today, we are happy to share this Q&A with Erik Giasson and Genevieve Guerard, founders of Le studio de yoga Wanderlust, located in the heart of Mile-End of Montreal.
Genevieve was a principal dancer with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens until 2006 when she...
Posted by Guest Scribe on August 15, 2013 in Yoga
“Everything in life is vibration.” – Albert Einstein
“If you want to know the secrets of the universe think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.” – Nikolai Tesla
“The heart is the hub of all sacred places. Go there and roam.” – Bhagavan Nityananda
When I began my asana practice I would come to the end and feel overwhelmed with familiar sensations. My body, mind and heart were intoxicated...