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Posted by Guest Scribe on April 25, 2013 in Community, Yoga
~ By Wanderlust Vermont teacher, Lauren Rudick                          I usually try not to make a big deal of my birthday. In the past, some birthdays were fraught with disappointment. I used to get sad because my expectations of the actions of others on this special day didn't pan out. A forgetful friend, a party with lower than...
Posted by admin on April 24, 2013 in Community
It's Wayfarer Wednesday, where we visit each festival location through the eyes of the Wayfarers, our team of super-connectors in each region.   Andrea, one of our Wanderlust Vermont Wayfarers, delivered the perfect covered bridge photo! There are many legends behind this apparently-haunted Gold Brook Bridge (if you're interested in ghoulish tales, you should spend a moment checking out...
Posted by admin on April 23, 2013 in Community
Today's Trailblazer is Austin-based yoga teacher Gioconda Parker, who has been practicing, teaching and studying yoga for over 15 years. In 2008, she initiated and co-founded the community movement “Changing the World, One Om at a Time,” a seva project designed to unite yoga communities in practice and service. Embodying the idea that teachers must also be students, Gioconda is currently...
Posted by Guest Scribe on April 22, 2013 in Eco, Nourish
by The Heart Growers "What can I do?"  It's a question that we all ask ourselves at some point.  You may even have read sustainable farming leader, Joel Salatin, posing the same question recently in his Guest Scribe post here in the WanderlustJournal.  Many people have spent the better part of their lives asking that same question, and if there is one thing that we can all...
Posted by admin on April 19, 2013 in Adventure
The number was 8. That’s how many days of motorcycle riding I had under my belt between Wanderlust California and India. Now, it was time to go…up.  Every piece of me wanted to prove that I too could hug the curves of the Himalayan Mountains. But as I walked up to the guys next to all the bikes, with my helmet in hand, I had say to our leader, Anand, “Not today, I’m not ready.” He always...
Posted by Guest Scribe on April 18, 2013 in Inspiration, Yoga
The alarm either bodily or electronic nags at me each early morning to awaken, partake in my 6-minute ayurvedic ritual (involves oil, cold water, neti pots, lotion, lemon… sounds more luscious than it is), run/tiptoe to my cushion/mat, light my altar candle and get it started before I answer to anything or anyone else. Sit. Breathe. Recite mantra. Move with intention and gratitude....