meditation

Posted by Guest Scribe on July 7, 2013 in Mindfulness
Our time at Copper Mountain thus far has been truly amazing, but in an attempt to try do all the classes we could, gather inspiration from all the wealth of knowledge that is available to participants of the festival, and dance under the moonlight to the the sweet DJ beats, by Saturday afternoon, we were feeling a little burnt out. Inspired by Eion Finn's Blissology principle, that happiness is...
Posted by admin on June 23, 2013 in Mindfulness
As a full-time, work-at-home freelancer, it's tough to set boundaries between my work life and my home life. In fact, it's so hard I often have trouble turning off my brain at night. Instead, I toss and turn for hours before finally falling asleep, and inevitably wake up still tired. With so many meditation classes and restorative workshops on the schedule for Wanderlust, my mission for the...
Posted by Karina on May 22, 2013 in Mindfulness
"There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so." ~ William Shakespeare Leave it to ol' Bill to have been hip to the notion of neuroplasticity back in the days when he was penning Hamlet by candlelight (around 1603). Indeed, artists often presaged concepts that were touted as scientific "discoveries", as Jonah Lehrer's eye-opening collection "Proust was a Neuroscientist" makes clear...
Posted by Guest Scribe on April 11, 2013 in Mindfulness
When filmmakers Rebecca Dreyfus and Susannah Ludwig asked me to view a piece they'd made on meditation, I had no idea my life was about to take a turn. Their first portrait of The Venerable Metteya, a Tibetan monk, discussing his understanding of his human mind and his relationship to meditation, catalyzed my long-awaited relationship to meditation. I've since joined the project team, and...
Posted by admin on April 9, 2013 in Inspiration, Community
"We don't spend all day in our yoga practice: the point is to carry it with us as we go out into the world."  In her Speakeasy talk entitled, "The Art of Aligning Body & Soul", Marianne Williamson helps us explore our spiritual relationship with yoga and meditation: not only how they affect us both internally, but how they can ultimately create a collective understanding, shaping us...
Posted by admin on December 20, 2012 in Inspiration, Community
Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche is an acclaimed author as well as a highly respected and beloved teacher to students throughout the world. He joins us at Wanderlust Whistler's Hay House Speakeasy to enlighten our audience on Awakening the Luminous Mind. Tenzin Rinpoche is the founder and spiritual director of Ligmincha Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the ancient...