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Posted by Hannah Bechard on July 31, 2011 in
It's natural to feel a little hesitant to try something new. Slacklining requires total centeredness, and precise alignment. Balancing on a 1 inch of nylon webbing appears effortless to the friendly yogaslackers I met: Sam, David and 'Flip'. Each yogaslacker took the time necessary to ensure each brave participant, could really get the most out of their attempts. This kind of attention takes...
Posted by Shanie Matthews on July 31, 2011 in
Imagine learning ways to create happiness in our lives every day. This concept is exactly what called me to participate in a Wanderlust session introducing the three levels of consciousness and how they play a role in the way we live our lives. As I walked into the Expanding Light Dome -- aptly named with its otherworldly hexagon shape, beautiful pillows, throw rugs, chimes, and serene...
Posted by on July 31, 2011 in
As the dawn brings a new day, we look to the sun to fill the Valley and our bodies with its warm embrace. We open our hearts to our Teachers, to guide us through delicate asanas and meditations. To our Presenters for ethereal enlightenment. To our Musicians, for good vibrations. And to our friends, new and old, to share a moment of bliss. As you go throughout your day, we hope you have a chance...
Posted by Megan Swindro on July 31, 2011 in
Question - What's more fun than a room full of yogis at Wanderlust?  Answer - A room full of yogis aged four to 9 and three quarters at Wanderkind, of course!  As a volunteer, I've spent several precious hours assisting Om Kids Yoga Truckee to engage over 30 kids in activities and all around merriment onsite here at Wanderlust. Armed with a lunch, a snack, sunscreen and a water bottle...
Posted by Corey Jones on July 30, 2011 in
As a yoga teacher, I try to observe my students' bodies for cues on where to lead the class and what they are ready for. John Friend's class for teachers hit on this and explained it further. He points out that there are physiological reasons for sequencing. There is a sequence and pattern to the flow of life around us. If we observe the flow and integrate it into our bodies we can ease into...
Posted by Hannah Bechard on July 30, 2011 in
Calm, poised, and confident in his practice, Vinnie Marino chose a beautiful playlist of 70s rock and roll tunes. I was lucky enough to get a spot in the back of the class, and rolled out my mat with a smile. I immediately understood the draw to Vinnie's class the moment he began to teach. Like the Stones, Vinnie was cool, calm and collected, and completely confident that he need not direct...