Mindfullness

This journal article features an extract from the book “A Balanced Life” by Kimberly Parsons published on April 15th, 2021. You can purchase a copy here. The Sanskrit word chakra translates literally to ‘sacred wheel’ or ‘disk’. The life-force energy (also known as chi or prana) that moves inside you is constantly spinning and rotating.
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Are you planning on attending a Wanderlust 108 in London this year? For early bird ticket pre-registration, click here. The first 108 Event of 2019 has come and gone, commencing a year of mindful triathlons scattered all over the world. With spring well underway in the northern hemisphere, San Diego, California was, without a doubt,
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Annie Parr is the founder of MDRN YGA, a dance-inspired vinyasa movement class she offers on Wanderlust TV. Check out her brand new course, Elemental Explorations, which breaks down the fundamentals of her signature MDRN YGA practice into three foundational elements. Can you point to a moment where your passion for dance and your love
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“Our children see the impact of all our broken systems,” says Crystal McCreary. “When these challenging realities go unacknowledged, anxiety is the underlying emotional reaction in our kids.” When these anxieties are compounded by commonplace anxieties of being liked or succeeding at school (not to mention the not-very-commonplace anxieties of managing through a global pandemic),
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Sections of this article appear in The Yoga Almanac: 52 Practices and Rituals to Stay Grounded Through the Astrological Seasons, March 2020, New Harbinger Publications. Reprinted with permission: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. © 2020 Lisette Cheresson & Andrea Rice. After a global pandemic and a tumultuous political winter, the nascent blossoms, longer days, and warmer
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In the blink of an eye, we can go straight to joy. And whilst this doesn’t always seem feasible, the possibility is there, no matter our circumstance of the day. Because joy is a momentary feeling. Understanding that on some intrinsic level we choose joy, can be challenging to the psyche. It is our natural
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One thing we can be certain of, whether in the midst of a global pandemic or not, is that everything will change. With change as a given, our best coping strategy is mental flexibility. A recent UK study found that those who exhibited psychological flexibility during the pandemic had higher levels of wellbeing, lower anxiety,
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This piece is from our partners at Sonima. Find more like it here.  Never before in history have so many believed that they ‘should’ be happy. Our Western, post-Enlightenment era sees happiness as a matter of individual choice and effort. If you are not happy, then you simply need to work harder to amass more—more wealth, more
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“The present moment is the only moment available to us, and it is the door to all moments.” – Thich Nhat Hanh We tend to think that there will be a point on the horizon that once we reach, we will have finally “arrived.” But there is no such point out there on the horizon.
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Natasha Wood is a London-based trainer teaching yoga, barre and pilates classes that aim to correct poor alignment, build core strength after giving birth or injury and feel calm while lowering stress and anxiety for good. Explore Natasha’s offerings on Wanderlust TV: Power Barre 30 and her new course, Pregnancy Fit.  What practices does your new
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Explore Orlee’s offerings on Wanderlust TV: Yin, Breathe, Chillax and her new course, Deep Rest for Stress. March is National Sleep Awareness month, which is why we’re delighted to be releasing your course on Wanderlust TV, Deep Rest for Stress. What compelled you toward the Yoga Nidra world as you were training to become a
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Tom Middleton is a pioneering electronic musician, DJ-producer, sleep coach and creator of science-backed music for health, wellness, motivation, focus, relaxation and sleep. He’s a Functional Music creator for Calm and Breathonics, a Sleep Science Coach, and certified in Mental Health First Aid. Watch his Wanderlust TV debut with Richie Bostock celebrates World Sleep Day
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Unfurl and Release is the new six-part course taught by Zarouhi Grumbar. The course is developed to get comfortable in easing into backbends, working on physical and mental strength to open the heart and create greater flexibility with tutorials, asana drills and final, concluding flow. Check out the course now on Wanderlust TV. Based in
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As the days get longer and the deep freeze thaws, we are tuning our attention to the power of awakening on Wanderlust TV this month. We’re curating special live classes and highlighting on Wanderlust TV to turn this seasonal re-emergence into a conscious journey. EXPLORE THESE PATHS TO AWAKENING LIVE MARCH CLASSES FOR AWAKENING
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As we look forward to emerging from lockdown and connecting to our lives, there is excitement in the air as we can finally get back to normal but for many, it can bring about a lot of anxiety. After prolonged separation from our friends, family and from the things that make us who we are;
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In the Vedic Scriptures the energy of Surya – Sun is regarded as the benevolence of divinity bestowing strength, abundance, intelligence and self-realisation. The traditional ritual of Surya Namaskar has become widely known to the everyday world of Yoga practise, usually commencing with a modern variation of a Sun salutation. The Rigveda reveals the disk
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Wherever you are at right now, in this very moment; however it is you are thinking and whatever it is you are feeling, it is always fluctuating. It will become different; it will transmute into something new. Spring is an opportunity for renewal and rebirth—for planting seeds to nurture, and to witness the unending cycle
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Tracie Storey is the founder of Elemental Resonance, a platform for restorative vibrational sound healing, Qi Gong, movement therapy, conscious events and workshops. Find her on Wanderlust TV teaching a 12-series Empower Your Energy System Qi Gong course and a signature Heart of Fire Qi Gong workshop. ‘An energy signal you send to your cells
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I’m looking at a photograph that’s popped up on my Facebook feed from two years ago.  It’s a silly photo of me, wide-eyed, mouth open in mock surprise, standing in a beautiful square in Malaga pretending that a Jacaranda tree showing off its eye-popping purple flowers is growing out of my head. In truth, I
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As Valentine’s Day swiftly approaches, you might be showering others in love and gifts; so here is a reminder to give yourself some love too… as self-love might be the best present to give yourself. Self-love is unique to each of us; what it means to me will be completely different from what it means
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