Wanderlust: involving local instructors in a healing venue | SierraSun.com

Wanderlust: involving local instructors in a healing venue

andamp;#8220;Itandamp;#8217;s an honor to be a participant,andamp;#8221; said Bill Folkmann, a yoga teacher at Truckeeandamp;#8217;s Tahoe Yoga andamp; Wellness Center, who will teach July 26, 8 a.m. at the Wanderlust festival. andamp;#8220;I feel blessed to have been chosen.andamp;#8221;Folkmann touts the festival will host the andamp;#8220;best teachers on the planet,andamp;#8221; including one of his favorites, John Friend, the founder of Anusari style yoga.Anusari yoga is heart oriented, opening, based on the Tantric philosophy of the universal principles of alignment and energetic flow. It changes the mental, emotional and spiritual state and is the fastest growing yoga faction in the U.S. Folkmann is working toward his certification.In the early 80s, Folkmann attended the Iyengar Institute in San Francisco, then moved to Truckee as a single parent of two in andamp;#8217;86. He taught yoga part time through the 90s and began a full-time yoga career in 2003 with the Tahoe Yoga andamp; Wellness Center, in Truckee.Folkmann feels yoga is the key to longevity, keeping the joints open for flexibility. He also reminds readers itandamp;#8217;s never too late, you can get started any time, and recommends going to the July 24-26 Wanderlust festival at Squaw Valley USA for inspiration.andamp;#8220;Tahoeandamp;#8217;s becoming the healing-type area,andamp;#8221; concluded Folkmann. andamp;#8220;Just being here is therapeutic, special, itandamp;#8217;s a jewel, one of the best places in the world.andamp;#8221;For information visit wanderlustfestival.com and http://www.tahoeyoga.com.

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