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Posted by Guest Scribe on July 20, 2013 in Yoga
Cover Photo by Ali Kaukas Budokon Primary Series was the first asana class of my Wanderlust experience, and my body was crying out for movement after sitting in airplanes and airports the whole day prior. My experience with Budokon Yoga had been limited to watching a few jaw-dropping YouTube videos of Kancho Cameron Shayne moving with superhuman strength and fluidity, and I was eager to dive in...
Posted by Guest Scribe on July 20, 2013 in Adventure
Cover Photo by Ali Kaukas High Camp Heaven. There are no other words for it. Camping at High Camp for Wanderlust is a form of paradise. Looking out at the expansive view there is nothing but Mother Nature’s masterful natural art for as far as the eye can see. In one direction lies the blue jewel of the area, Lake Tahoe, her shades of blue shifting into cobalt then turquoise then periwinkle...
Posted by Guest Scribe on July 19, 2013 in Yoga
Cover Photo by Ali Kaukas Tantra. It is a word that conjures up crazy sex positions or long hours of love making in most people’s minds, so seeing a class titled, Tantra Yoga Vinyasa: Awakening the Sacred Channel, listed on the first day’s schedule for Wanderlust had me intrigued. Taught by Rod Stryker, a man that is a sparkly representation of what health and vibrancy looks like at 56, I was...
Posted by Guest Scribe on July 19, 2013 in Adventure
Cover Photo by Alex Wang I got up at the crack of dawn to catch my flight to San Francisco, where I would then connect to Reno and take a shuttle to Squaw Valley. After both of my flights were delayed, I thought that I would never make it to the yoga Mecca that is Wanderlust, and spent most of my time sitting around daydreaming about what was to come. Miraculously, I made it to Reno and the...
Posted by Guest Scribe on July 18, 2013 in Inspiration
Have you ever felt a wild urge inside your being to unleash the unique superhero that lives inside? Maybe this urge is so strong it feels like frustration… Maybe it is gentle and nudges you in your dreams… Maybe the stresses of everyday life are louder than the urge to break through… If you have NO idea what I am talking about, I can relate. Honestly, it was my beloved angel dog  “Bodacious...
Posted by admin on July 15, 2013 in Yoga
WJ: What aspects of yoga / meditation / spirituality do you bring into your work?AI: That's funny because my work is yoga/meditation and spirituality!  But I think you're talking about admin work, of which I have plenty! To work I bring deep breaths, handstand breaks, patience and steadfastness from years on the mat, and mostly a remembrance of the biggest reason I'm doing what I'm doing. I...