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Posted by on January 13, 2011 in
Since we have announced Wanderlust at The Standard, I thought it would be interesting to discuss the growth of yoga and wellness/spa centers that are "south of the border" since Miami is famous for its Latin vibe. Before we delve into that subject, I would like to say that Wanderlust at The Standard will be like no other. This is your complete spa getaway; your weekend to treat yourself. Some of...
Posted by on January 10, 2011 in
Barbara Verrochi and Kristin Leigh have co-directed The Shala since it opened in New York City in 2002. Barbara has been studying yoga since 1990. She practices Ashtanga Yoga with Eddie Stern and studies singing and harmonium with Gulum Mohamed Kahn. In 1997, she made the first of many trips to Mysore, India to study with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. Five years later, Guruji gave Barbara his...
Posted by on January 7, 2011 in
Recently we had a chance to sit down and chat with Wanderlust Festival music alumni and yoga enthusiast Steve Gold. Not only does he tour with yogini Shiva Rea, but we dug up some dirt about him, Kurt Cobain, and Courtney Love. What are your experiences like being a touring musician with your wife and playing out with rockstar yogini Shiva Rea? My wife Anne-Émilie and I began touring at the...
Posted by on January 5, 2011 in
Over here in New York City we experienced a complete blizzard that left me a prisoner of my apartment. Being that I was completely stuck inside with 20+ inches of snow, I caught cabin fever watching movies. To get over my boredom, I watched (probably) too many movies. After browsing and watching, a recurring theme hit me. This theme was yoga in recent comedies. From funny yogic scenes in Couples...
Posted by on January 4, 2011 in
I'm often at the deli in the morning after a night of well…having one too many. I peruse the countertop looking at all of the salty snacks, chocolates, sometimes fruit, cigarettes, and whatever else is in the bodega (say it with me now bo-de-ga). The only thing I can never seem to find but is always in my face is a healthy and a (not so) nutritious hangover pill. I asked myself this question, "...
Posted by on January 3, 2011 in
In 1996, Janet Stone traveled to India, the birthplace of her grandfather, where she met a powerful yogi and became dedicated to a conscious evolution through yoga. As one of San Francisco's premiere yoga instructors, Janet blends a wealth of knowledge and yoga experience, Tantra and chanting to create a unique, vigorous-yet-sumptuous approach to Vinyasa yoga that effortlessly melds awareness...