Trailblazer: Craig Kohland

Posted by admin on 7/9/13 in Community


For this Tuesday’s Trailblazer, we feature Craig Kohland, talented multi-percussionist, performer, DJ, producer, retreat facilitator and healing arts practitioner.  The driving force behind Craig’s work is the healing rhythm of the drum and the creative expression of self.  Shaman’s Dream Music Collective is Craig’s multi-faceted project that has produced 25 albums in the last 15 years!  Don’t miss Shaman's Dream Ecstatic Dance classes at Wanderlust California, a dance celebration of life that is a favorite among Wanderlusters.

WJ: What aspects of yoga / meditation / spirituality do you bring into your work?  
CK: I bring all aspects of yoga / meditation / spirituality into my work, but the key elements for me are - staying flexible, open minded and spontaneous. Slow down and listen carefully, Be as centered in my heart and grounded to the earth as possible. Practice loving kindness in all my thoughts and actions and always be open to be of service.

WJ: How did you get involved with yoga?
CK: hrough my friends and girlfriend at the time living in Santa Monica, CA

WJ: What's your favorite pose?
CK: Child’s Pose

1872 WJ: What's feeding your wanderlust today? 
CK: Ecstatic Dancing and producing music for it.

WJ: If you could leave one legacy for your community what would it be?
CK: That because of the music I've shared and person I've been, millions more people on this earth are dancing, singing and inspired to live their truth and full creative expressions.

Tags: Craig Kohland, ecstatic dance, Music, trailblazer

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