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Posted by admin on June 23, 2013 in Mindfulness
As a full-time, work-at-home freelancer, it's tough to set boundaries between my work life and my home life. In fact, it's so hard I often have trouble turning off my brain at night. Instead, I toss and turn for hours before finally falling asleep, and inevitably wake up still tired. With so many meditation classes and restorative workshops on the schedule for Wanderlust, my mission for the...
Posted by Guest Scribe on June 23, 2013 in Yoga
Cover Photo: Speakeasy Q&A by Ali Kaukas Are you a yoga teacher? A huge portion of people who come to Wanderlust, or any yoga conference, are yoga teachers themselves. Some of them might be trying to travel with yoga workshops, some might be studio owners, others might be looking to book their very first group class. One common denominator is the fact that most teachers could use stand to...
Posted by Guest Scribe on June 23, 2013 in Yoga
Cover Photo: Yoga on a Horse by Maria Gotay Years ago, I took a weekly hoop dance class in the Washington Square Park area of New York City. I had never been athletically minded before but, dancing around the gymnasium with that hoop flying around my waist, spinning and leaping from foot to foot as I traveled the circumference of the room, I reached a magical state of flow. It was something I...
Posted by Guest Scribe on June 23, 2013 in Yoga
Cover Photo by George Mihaly Life has a way of making sure we’re exactly where we need to be, I’ll scribble in my tent after waking at one a.m. with the lessons from my first standup paddleboard (SUP) yoga class coming to me fifteen hours after the class I’m about to take. Lesson #1: It’s hard to be fully present when playing catch-up.  This is not only my first attempt at SUP Yoga but also...
Posted by Guest Scribe on June 23, 2013 in Yoga
Music and Yoga are like yin and yang, a perfect harmony flowing together in completeness. Both practices move with fluidity taking our bodies and minds through the ebs and flows of life as we gently let go of control. Whether it’s in our asana, flowing from one pose to another or on the dance floor shaking our tail feather, music and yoga get the body moving and flowing. “Turn up the bass of...
Posted by Guest Scribe on June 22, 2013 in Nourish
Yoga has consumed my life the past couple of years, making my husband a bit of a yoga widower. So I felt incredibly grateful when Michael agreed to accompany me on my trip up to the Wanderlust Festival this year since yoga's not really his thing. But the weekend of the festival happened to coincide with our sixth wedding anniversary - what kind of wife was I to subject him to a yoga festival...