Yoga

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 23, 2013 in Adventure
Cover Photo by Karina Towers Clarifying your intention is a powerful way to reliably invite “spirit” into life and yoga practice. I like to ask myself the question, “Why am I here?” What is it I am choosing in this moment? Think of the universe as a giant pool and you are dropping a pebble of thought in order to initiate a cosmic reverberation in order for something to bounce back. That's...
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 admin on August 19, 2013 in Community
Teaching yoga is a unique opportunity, privilege and responsibility.  Teachers have the chance to guide and help transform the lives of their students, and like any position of great influence and power, they take on great responsibility to make the right choices in guiding their students.  Join this panel on "TRUST: The Student-Teacher Relationship" of superstar instructors Schuyler...
Posted by Guest Scribe on August 16, 2013 in Adventure
I remember the first time I saw someone drop into a wave on a paddleboard. I had just arrived at some friend’s house in Hanalei Bay on the garden island of Kauai in Hawaii. I was tired from the flight and needed to jump into the ocean to connect and wake up. It had rained all day and the ocean felt cooler then what I had imagined. The freshness, however, was invigorating and the view around the...