Yoga

Posted by Guest Scribe on June 23, 2013 in Yoga
Cover Photo by George Mihaly Life has a way of making sure we’re exactly where we need to be, I’ll scribble in my tent after waking at one a.m. with the lessons from my first standup paddleboard (SUP) yoga class coming to me fifteen hours after the class I’m about to take. Lesson #1: It’s hard to be fully present when playing catch-up.  This is not only my first attempt at SUP Yoga but also...
Posted by Guest Scribe on June 23, 2013 in Yoga
Music and Yoga are like yin and yang, a perfect harmony flowing together in completeness. Both practices move with fluidity taking our bodies and minds through the ebs and flows of life as we gently let go of control. Whether it’s in our asana, flowing from one pose to another or on the dance floor shaking our tail feather, music and yoga get the body moving and flowing. “Turn up the bass of...
Posted by Guest Scribe on June 22, 2013 in Yoga
Fact: everyone should try acro yoga. On the surface it can seem like an intimidating or flashy show with feats of acrobatics, incredible strength and flexibility, but the more you dig into it, the more you realize it’s an incredibly different and deep practice. One that calls upon great focus, trust, and connection. Your traditional asana (no matter what style you practice) is a very personal...
Posted by admin on June 18, 2013 in Community
We all have a journey of what led us to our first encounter with yoga. Sid McNairy first got into yoga in 1996 when coaching football at Northern Illinois University. His players, including Justin McCareins, former NFL player of the Jets and Titans, had injured his hamstrings, so Justin began doing yoga to find a way to heal.  Yoga thereafter also became part of Sid's life in order to...
Posted by admin on June 17, 2013 in Yoga
We are excited to share that Wanderlust’s own Jake Laub and Kula Yoga Project’s Nikki Vilella have collaborated on an awesome e-book – Visvamitrasana: Vol. 1 of the Sage Series – that includes a full audio class, technique videos, a retelling of the legend of the sage Visvamitra, and much more. Jake says: “We wanted to bridge the gap between podcasts and DVDs, which are primarily about practicing...
Posted by admin on June 17, 2013 in Yoga
"Whether it’s an electronic music concert or a rock concert, when you’re sharing a space with a big group and everyone’s moving to the same beat, throwing their hands up at the same time, there is a sense of unity and connectedness.  Your happiness and the happiness of those around you is as one – you drown out that little inner voice, the small self, the ego, and access a higher self,"...