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Posted by admin on June 19, 2013 in Community
Cover Photo: Taken yesterday at Stratton Mountain, prepping for Wanderlust This Friday, communities throughout the northern hemisphere will be celebrating the summer solstice - the longest day of the year, when light is most abundant and we honor our connection to the sun. It’s no coincidence that our first festival of the season falls over this sacred occurrence, and I’ve found myself...
Posted by admin on June 18, 2013 in Community
We all have a journey of what led us to our first encounter with yoga. Sid McNairy first got into yoga in 1996 when coaching football at Northern Illinois University. His players, including Justin McCareins, former NFL player of the Jets and Titans, had injured his hamstrings, so Justin began doing yoga to find a way to heal.  Yoga thereafter also became part of Sid's life in order to...
Posted by admin on June 17, 2013 in Yoga
We are excited to share that Wanderlust’s own Jake Laub and Kula Yoga Project’s Nikki Vilella have collaborated on an awesome e-book – Visvamitrasana: Vol. 1 of the Sage Series – that includes a full audio class, technique videos, a retelling of the legend of the sage Visvamitra, and much more. Jake says: “We wanted to bridge the gap between podcasts and DVDs, which are primarily about practicing...
Posted by admin on June 17, 2013 in Yoga
"Whether it’s an electronic music concert or a rock concert, when you’re sharing a space with a big group and everyone’s moving to the same beat, throwing their hands up at the same time, there is a sense of unity and connectedness.  Your happiness and the happiness of those around you is as one – you drown out that little inner voice, the small self, the ego, and access a higher self,"...
Posted by Guest Scribe on June 16, 2013 in Mindfulness
For the months leading up to my grandmother’s death last month and at the funeral, I carried a piece of watermelon tourmaline.  I had also given her a piece of tourmaline and rose quartz, which she held as she went to sleep and kept by her bedside.  This is a stone that gives off a soft, loving energy and a confidence, even in dire situations. Why?  Life is full of stress. ...
Posted by Guest Scribe on June 15, 2013 in Adventure
Everybody loves a good choose-your-own-adventure story.  So we were happy to hear how Elizabeth Crisci is gearing up for her trip to Wanderlust Vermont! As a 3-year veteran of the festival, she knows the scoop on how to plan the perfect itinerary and what not to miss.  This is her first year teaching at #WLVT, and she'll be sharing her adventures at the festival on @lululemonlive....