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Posted by Guest Scribe on June 25, 2013 in Adventure
In this moment, there is only me, my mountain bike, my fellow riders, and this trail through the woods. And maybe a few bugs. There are no deadlines, no cell phones, and no internet. Connected means fully present to this moment; it has nothing to do with social networks. This moment doesn’t come instantly. We started our ride at Stratton Village, led by our guide Adam, by cycling across the...
Posted by Guest Scribe on June 24, 2013 in Mindfulness
Most people have some sort of stereotype of what makes a "spiritual" person. Perhaps it involves being devoted to a particular church or temple, sitting in silence, worshipping their version of God.  Maybe they think of nuns leading a sheltered life, or monks meditating in cross-legged contemplation. However, coming to Wanderlust is a fantastic reminder that spirituality doesn’t have to...
Posted by Guest Scribe on June 24, 2013 in Yoga
Dudes, do yoga. It’s not just for women. The first impression of the practice of yoga to a dude might seem like an activity for bendy flexible women wearing tight bright clothes. We may not admit it, but that can be an intimidating scene to walk into. We see people bending like pretzels and think that to be “good” at yoga we need to fold, twist, and bend like we see other do to be “good at it...
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...