I’m headed to the San Francisco Wanderlust 108 this weekend for a ‘mindful triathlon-‘ running/walking, yoga, and meditation, followed by a fun day of yoga, eats, and play!
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Yoga has been changing rapidly, and I think these changes are great to expand our tribe of yogis, encourage more people to try yoga, and remind us to PLAY!
The wonderful Wanderlust Festival has just release early bird pricing for their summer festivals! Time to do some travel planning, yogis!
Wanderlust Squaw Valley awaits us next week at the gorgeous Squaw Valley Resort in Tahoe, California. I’ve been blessed with passes to three previous Wanderlust Oahu events, but this will be my first event on the mainland, and I couldn’t be more excited. My partner and I are looking forward to sleeping under the stars […]
A new initiative to support conservation efforts is in full bloom at the Blue Osa Yoga Retreat.
Yoga’s natural healing benefits extend beyond a relaxing stretch. Yoga is good for everything from sex to PTSD. Learn some surprising benefits of yoga!
A quick recap of Wanderlust Oahu 2015, held on the beautiful North Shore of Oahu. Yoga, music, dancing and BLISS for one whole weekend!
Guidance and inspired yoga with Seane Corn at Wanderlust 2014 and learning how to embrace the light and the dark.
I’ve recently moved from the tropical climate of Hawaii to Seattle. It’s been less than a week, but the chill I felt as I stepped off the plane and out of the airport was instant. My “endless summer” came to a halt even before I landed. A few hours before we began our descent, the […]
One of my favorite moments teaching yoga is right at the beginning when students take their seats. Sometimes they look at me and I can feel their eagerness, their bodies ready to take the shapes and forms of the asanas. Other times half the class is lying down in savasana, looking more ready for a […]
“Om Gum Ganapatayei Namaha” This mantra is a salutation to the remover of obstacles Lord Ganesha. Ganesha is one of the most popular and well known deities honored throughout India and Hindu cultures. Easily recognizable, Ganesha has a large elephant head and pot-bellied human body. Ganesha is also the God of success and revered for […]
You aren’t likely to find a “Yoga Somatics” class on the schedule of your neighborhood yoga studio. Heck, I’m a yoga teacher (albeit a newbie) and I hadn’t even heard of the practice before a few days ago. As I was rolling up my mat after a calming introspective class, my teacher Amanda mentioned she […]
Eight hours at a desk? Two hours sitting in traffic? An hour sitting in front of the television after dinner? Do any of these activities sound familiar? Sitting (and also long hours of standing) puts a lot of pressure on our lower vertebrae, restricting circulation to that area. When we mindfully twist our bodies we […]
BACKBENDS. What does this word elicit for you? I’ve heard answers ranging from joy, passion, happiness and radiance – to fear, anxiety, and aversion. There are those yogi’s who happily drop into backbends, no problem, and those who would rather opt out of this part of class. One main purpose of backbends is to experience a […]
The Esalen Center in Big Sur hosted a yoga and creative writing workshop, and here’s all the details.