Speakeasy

Posted by admin on May 6, 2013 in Community
“When you begin to think about what we stand for, what our values are, and what our power is to change society, then you begin to realize that even at the smallest and grass roots level, what you do in your daily life can have resonance.” Wanderlust Festival Co-Founder Jeff Krasno explores the question "What the Heck is the Yoga Community?" in this Speakeasy video from Squaw Valley 2012. He...
Posted by admin on April 29, 2013 in Community
“We really need to step it up, and not out of guilt but out of inspiration. It can be fun, and that’s what the mindful life is: we’re not trying to be spiritual at the expense of the whole world, and we’re not trying to be environmental at the expense of being good people." Waylon Lewis (founder of ElephantJournal.com) asks whether we, as yogis, are here to be cool or are here to serve.  In...
Posted by admin on April 19, 2013 in Inspiration, Mindfulness, Community
"For me, manifesting is not about attracting what you want. Manifesting is an awareness and an understanding that you attract what you are." It's no overstatement to say that Wayne Dyer's Speakeasy from Wanderlust California 2012 was the talk of the festival.  Ripples from his lecture permeated conversation the rest of the weekend, as his talk entitled, "Wishes Fulfilled: Mastering The...
Posted by admin on March 25, 2013 in Inspiration, Community
The truest source of love is found within. "I came to this place where I really understood that I needed to own my truth, that my truth was mine. No one else was ever going to do that for me." Meggan Watterson has been compelled to connect with this love her entire life - at age ten, she marched out of her church. With the acuity that the very young possess, she knew something tremendously...
Posted by admin on March 11, 2013 in Inspiration, Community
"The role of tradition in yoga is hard to speak about because it's something that [one] talks about in certain, practical terms, but there's really also a rational for why it's valuable to have ties to something ancient, to have links to something that has true roots.  The tradition is the practical and rational side, but then there's also the unpragmatic side, the mystery." Rod Stryker...
Posted by admin on January 29, 2013 in Inspiration, Community
"Mistreat a woman and you're mistreating the earth," says Kelly Morris in her frank Hay House Speakeasy from Wanderlust Festival Vermont 2012, presented by Omega Institute.    Among the many questions Morris poses about female sexuality and gender roles, she asks, "In the western myth of creation in the Garden of Eden, woman is cursed. There is no role for woman in the myth of creation...