Yoga

Posted by admin on March 29, 2013 in Yoga
If you're dipping your toe into the Wanderlust waters for the first time this summer, we know that the sheer magnitude of things to do at the festival can be overwhelming!  Luckily for you, we've enlisted a Wanderlust expert to help you navigate the schedule: multi-year Wanderlust alum and hooper extraordinaire Shakti Sunfire provides her hit list of "What Not To Miss at Wanderlust." ...
Posted by admin on February 8, 2013 in Community, Yoga
Winter chill, begone! We've unveiled a 2013 lineup that will warm you up and have you counting down the days to summer at Wanderlust Vermont (June 20 - 23), Colorado (July 4 - 7), California (July 18 - 21) and Whistler (August 1 - 4). As you Wanderlusters have come to expect, you'll get to choose from a wide variety of classes taught by top yoga & meditation instructors, inspiring live music...
Posted by admin on January 11, 2013 in Yoga
Most yogis will recall the brouhaha that erupted over Mr. William Broad's article that appeared in the New York Times Magazine a year ago, entitled "How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body", an excerpt from his book "The Science of Yoga".  It wasn't a mere blip on the yoga conversation radar: anyone who had anything to do with ever having set foot upon a yoga mat chimed in, offering their two cents on...
Posted by admin on January 3, 2013 in Yoga
Most people hit the mat with some desire of connecting with personal freedom.  It's particularly true for the subjects of the current NYTimes.com front page story on prisons that implement yoga programs for their inmates. The article states that at least 20 prisons are implementing programs via the Prison Yoga Project, started by James Fox, who began the program 12 years ago in California....
Posted by admin on December 19, 2012 in Yoga
We have been following with interest the unfolding story from Encinitas, CA regarding whether yoga should be taught in schools. Each time we've posted about it, you have generated some very interesting ideas on both sides of the issue about whether yoga should be taught in schools, and we encourage your continued expression around this issue in the comments below.   Photos courtesy The...
Posted by admin on December 10, 2012 in Yoga
Photo by Casey Kelbaugh for The New York Times While the yoga industry isn't exactly known for in-fighting, our community isn't immune to the modern-day David and Goliath phenomenon whereby the so-called little guys fight the giants.  The New York Times reports that Yoga to the People has bowed to pressure by Bikram Choudhury and has agreed to stop offering its high-temperature...