Wanderous Whimsy

Arizona

Finding my Mat – SYF 2016

Finding my Mat – SYF 2016

2016 is going to be quite the year. With our first baby on the way my mind is racing with a million questions, thoughts, dreams, and fears. While I know practicing yoga when pregnant is one of the best ways to keep your body feeling…

Sipping Wine and Kissing Giraffes

Sipping Wine and Kissing Giraffes

Everyone in the world knows what Arizona is famous for. That big beautiful gaping hole in the earth that draws the crowds year after year is definitely a sight to see. But what else does this state have to offer? I have started…

Magic in Aravaipa

Magic in Aravaipa

Just after returning from the Sedona Yoga Festival, I found out that my first Hot Yoga teacher in Arizona, Deborah Joya, was hosting a retreat in Aravaipa Canyon. I had not heard much about this Aravaipa, but my husband the outdoors enthusiast,…

Sedona Yoga Festival

Sedona Yoga Festival

Have you ever considered attending a yoga retreat or yoga festival? I have always thought it would be nice but never made a sincere effort to make something happen. Since I began my yoga practice over 5 years ago, I’ve fantasized about different yoga events that have…

2 Girls 1 Canyon

2 Girls 1 Canyon

Two days before her arrival, we realized we had no plans – except for the party plans surrounding Halloween night. My crimson haired goddess of a gal pal, Steph, was coming to Arizona for the first time ever and we…

Snake Wranglin’ in Arizona

Snake Wranglin’ in Arizona

In the dead heat of summer, it feels almost incomprehensible that the desert could sustain any form of life. It’s hard to believe but this Sonoran sun bed is actually teaming with wildlife. Like any other ecosystem, the animals here go hand…