Tremblant

Posted by admin on August 27, 2013 in Inspiration
Cover photo by Daniel K. Cooper We are already missing our Wanderlust Tremblant family, like today's Trailblazer, Janick Leonard!  Janick was intsrumental in bringing the festival to her hometown of Mont Tremblant: having seen the videos and having perused the Wanderlust website at length, she turned to her partner (Patrick St. Arnaud) and suggested that they try to bring the festival to...
Posted by admin on August 25, 2013 in Yoga
Photos by Ali Kaukas A few weeks before Wanderlust Tremblant, I injured my shoulder. It wasn't a serious injury, but it limited my ability to do many yoga poses (especially downward dogs and chaturanga dandasana, those darlings of modern vinyasa yoga). As we got closer to the festival date, I began to feel distressed. I wasn't going to be able to "do yoga" at a yoga festival! But, of course, we...
Posted by admin on August 24, 2013 in Yoga
Photos by Ali Kaukas As the sun started to set over Mont Tremblant on Friday evening, Wanderlust kicked off with a giant sunset group class on the beach. The sky was a perfect, cloudless blue, the mountains kissed the edge of the lake, and there was the feeling of being between two worlds. Teachers Elena Brower and Lyne St Roch united the worlds. Quebec, the Canadian province hosting Wanderlust...
Posted by admin on August 21, 2013 in Yoga
When people find out I teach Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation, the most common reaction is, “I really wish I could meditate, but I can’t because I have kids/full-time school or work/roommates/a small apartment.” The good news is that despite obstacles like a very busy mind or lifestyle, you can meditate. In fact, the busier you are, the more you should have a meditation practice of some sort....
Posted by admin on August 20, 2013 in Yoga
On Tuesdays, we feature unique Trailblazers in our community who have forged a trail that can inspire other yogis to pursue their own path. Today, we are happy to share this Q&A with Erik Giasson and Genevieve Guerard, founders of Le studio de yoga Wanderlust, located in the heart of Mile-End of Montreal. Genevieve was a principal dancer with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens until 2006 when she...
Posted by Guest Scribe on August 8, 2013 in Yoga
Yoga Festival season is upon us. Music fills the air and bodies fill yoga mats and plenty of them. Having led and attended many mass yoga practices, I’m aware that despite lots of radical energy at these events, there often isn’t as much room as one may like. This said, I thought I’d offer some suggestions on how to practice harmoniously with others in limited space: 1- Setting up: Chances are...