Speakeasy

Posted by admin on September 22, 2013 in Mindfulness
By now, you've read it in the Huff Post, the New York Times, and heck, you might even have seen it on the boob tube (presuming you even still turn on the TV). The word is out: meditation has been proven to improve our health. It's widely accepted as truth, so the question is, why isn't this mindfulness practice being integrated more fully into our health care system? That's the question...
Posted by admin on September 17, 2013 in Adventure
"We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time."  In this famous quote about adenture, T.S. Eliot reminds us that one of the most important (and lasting) benefits of travel is the experience of returning home and seeing it with fresh eyes and a newly-expanded appreciation for the context in which...
Posted by admin on September 5, 2013 in Inspiration
Feeling stuck in a situation and don't know how to gracefully disentangle yourself?  Or maybe there is a project you've wanted to start, but haven’t found the courage to begin. In this Speakeasy from Whistler 2012, Danielle LaPorte shares a means of igniting action by rekindling your passion, and finding your own way to achieve your ambitions. Danielle began her talk by explaining the...
Posted by admin on August 29, 2013 in Inspiration
When Michael Skolnik joined us at the Speakeasy at Wanderlust Vermont this year, we knew he was going to be a great speaker.  But we weren't quite prepared for how crazy-inspiring, hilarious, and brutally honest his talk, "I Got A Case of White Privilege" would be ~ he pulled heartstrings even while he stirred the impetus to make a difference.  We are honored to today share his...
Posted by admin on August 26, 2013 in Yoga
For many yogis, yoga is more than a physical exercise: it's a tool we can use to examine our inner selves.  It is a way of clearing the mind, a way to confront emotions, a way to observe how thoughts and emotions come up and go away.  Yoga can serve as a peaceful practice in times or trouble or turbulence, revealing how we cope with the challenges in our lives. In this Speakeasy, "...
Posted by admin on August 19, 2013 in Community
Teaching yoga is a unique opportunity, privilege and responsibility.  Teachers have the chance to guide and help transform the lives of their students, and like any position of great influence and power, they take on great responsibility to make the right choices in guiding their students.  Join this panel on "TRUST: The Student-Teacher Relationship" of superstar instructors Schuyler...