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Q: I have a question regarding the spine. In my yoga class, the teacher often tells us to “keep a tall spine” or “Keep your spine straight”. I can understand the former but the latter phrase is confusing. Last week I asked her what she meant by keeping the spine straight? I added that keeping
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Missed the Challenge? No worries—you can now purchase the challenge for permanent access, or catch Mary Beth and Jacy Cunningham in person at Wellspring this October. For more information on this premiere wellness expo, click here.  The Wanderlust Wellest Challenge may be over—but the good vibes are still going. Over the past ten days, we’ve sweated
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by Nina “Watch your base; be attentive to the portion nearest the floor.” — BKS Iyengar Because Baxter will be discussing axial extension of the spine (aka creating your inner lift) tomorrow, I thought I’d share some ideas today about the other half of the equation: foundation. I learned about the relationship between foundation and
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Motivated to amp up your volunteer game? Check out Wellspring, Wanderlust’s premiere wellness expo, and where you can hear from all sorts of social entrepreneurs and leaders within the wellness industry.  In Astrology, our Zodiac Sign (a.k.a. your Sun Sign) describes your general personality. Learning about your Zodiac Sign can a powerful tool in deepening
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Michael James Wong, yogi, teacher, meditation leader, author, and founder of Boys of Yoga has had just a bit of experience working to shatter gender stereotypes. It’s no secret that the idea of gender—and how traditional roles have been assigned and adhered to—is in the midst of a revolution. It’s been just about a year
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Want to deepen your understanding of movement? Join Karin Gurtner—founder and principal educator of art of motion training in movement and developer of Anatomy Trains in Motion—for Anatomy 201, a six-week course in functional anatomy. You’ll study your muscles in motion and the myofascial connections throughout your body. The results? You’ll move with more awareness,
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Looking to start a regular morning yoga practice? The first step is to make yourself a morning person—even if you’re not. Here are 6 tips to help. Take these steps to restart and rejuvenate your mornings. Looking to start (or commit to) a morning yoga practice—but don’t exactly bound out of bed and make a
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by Nina Tomorrow is the 7th anniversary of the Yoga for Healthy Aging blog. Whoa, it’s actually hard for me to believe it. When I started the blog seven years ago with Brad and Baxter, I had no idea what it would end up being or how long it would endure. And recently I confess
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Chill with Zuzu and Ebony Smith (aka the Ghetto Guru, read more about her here) at her Wanderlust 108 pre-event to get ready for the main squeeze on November 10! For more info about the 108, click here. We have several types of tickets available this year, something for every budget. Snag a Practice Ticket for entry
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Dr. Gail Parker is a renowned psychologist and certified yoga therapist. Hear her speak at the Yoga + Science Conference in NYC this January. Tickets available now!  When yoga studios began to pop up around the US, Dr. Gail Parker says she thought she “had died and gone to heaven.” A student of a protégé
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Autumn is a time for transition, to release the levity of long days and short nights, to integrate the lessons of the light-loving summer and prepare for the cold months ahead. The equinox occurs when the visible Sun is positioned directly above the Earth’s equator—it’s generally regarded as the moment when the Sun can be
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This reclined (upside down) version of Lunge pose is a great warm up for the classic version and is also good alternative for the classic pose if you are unable stand or take a hands and knees position. You will get into the pose from Happy Baby pose (see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5Oke… for options). If you have any issues