Wanderlust Festival returned to Battersea, London, hosting thousands of yogis and wellness seekers for a day of mindfulness, meditation and positive energy.
This being the fourth year, Wanderlust 108 brough us socially-safe unity and re-connections, presented with support from Wanderlust partners, Nuzest and Innerji.
The day was filled with community and re-connections, all captured during a mindful triathlon including fitness, intention setting, yoga and meditation - a brand new format to ensure Covid-19 safety.
We were harmonising with an equal community of 3,000 yogis moving and breathing together, guided by an outstanding lineup of the world’s top-class teachers including international wellness goddess Shiva Rea, Hannah Barrett, Pete Mac, Maude Hirst, Naomi Absalom, and Richie Bostock underscored by the sounds of Tom Middleton!
This was a blissful event for both the mind and body, reconnecting with serene souls.
A depth of practice and exploration was found, and the afternoons Uncommons featured curated classes from uniquely gifted community of Wanderlust TV teachers including Tracie Storey, Zarouhi Grumbar, Pip Elysium, Dirish Shaktidas in the all new Wanderlust TV Lab, also included a dedicated area brought to us by partner Fierce Calm, which explored music, movement and intimate discussions. This was guided by an array of Fierce Calm teachers David Kam, Leila Sadedghee, Rādhikā Dās - Kirtan London, Darvina Plante, Sunita Devi, Zakiya Bishton, Jasmin Harsono (Emerald & Tiger), Francesca Secolonovo and Naomi Annand. The power of Kirtan provided an immersive magical meditation, combining music and mantra. 3000 yogis were taken on a journey to connect with our heart, body and soul, through both joyful and restorative movement, yoga and sound healing practices.
Throughout the day were authentic, vulnerable and powerful discussions exploring how the community can work together to face new challenges and opportunities. Plus, a Dharma Talk hosted by Mariel Witmond left attendees bursting with hope, gratitude and a restored sense of community and connection.
The True North Cafe hosted by District Coffee, came with a newly upgraded Wanderbowl packed FULL of delicious probiotic, vibrant and nourishing foods brought to you by Kim Parsons of The Yoga Kitchen - It as amazing! District also brought their unique spin on breakfast with a collection of acai bowls and glorious smoothies, matcha lattes and of course coffees throughout the whole day, topped off with their legendary banana bread. Yummy!
The day was met with a casual, communal food experience in the Kula Market. Food will be provided by a selection of London’s finest food vendors, with a focus on healthy and vegetarian fare. When not eating, guests enjoyed the opportunity to engage with brands and local vendors.
To end the day on a high vibe, we kicked back with some healthy hedonism, at the NOLO Bar presented by Seedlip, with cooling non-alcoholic beverages to refresh you between flows. Luscious simple botanicals and tonics using the OG of all non-alcohol spirits, Seedlip and Aecorn — the perfect après workout wind-down. Totally delicious!Biogenic team would like to take this opportunity to say a HUGE thank you to each and everyone of you who placed an order, gave us a follow, or even looked our way at Wanderlust yesterday! 😊
We couldn’t have asked for a better result, with a record breaking amount of despite technical issues and a quick downpour!! 🙄
We are so grateful for you all! - BIOGENIC thanks everyone who came to us for a chat!