Ethereal Soundscapes with East Forest
March 31, 2014
Hosted by Marc and Heather Titus
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To listen or not, that is the question. There is some debate amongst purists and contemporaries alike regarding the use of music in the Yoga experience. One side saying authentic yoga is about stillness and sense mastery, ergo, no music; the other expounding the bliss of a rocking out class. In the middle is the beautiful grace of balance, where music or no matters not, and yet a good mix seems to take us deeper. Join us as we discuss the use of sound and music in deepening ones experience of bliss and joy, amidst the stillness and tranquility of a well-balanced asana practice. From pop to kirtan, trance or dance, someone has linked a practice to it. Modern studios have ultra sound systems and better than half the teachers at the Sedona Yoga Festival requested an iPod plugin for their workshops. On this show, we'll take a look at what's happening in the yoga music world with renowned and distinguished composer, East Forest, who has worked with many in the international yoga community.
Yoga Begins Now
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For more than 5,000 years, the practice of yoga has effortlessly transcended time, space and culture. Yet suddenly it’s more popular (and more relevant) than ever before! Why? Join the bright, enlightened minds behind the Sedona Yoga Festival (Founder/Director Marc Titus and Producer H. Shereé Titus) as they unpack this and other compelling questions with YOGA BEGINS NOW. This informative and inspirational radio show was created to bring yoga out of the candlelit studio, and into the real world, because no matter what you’ve been told, yoga isn’t just for twentysomethings in spandex. It’s for everyone. Whether you’re young or old, size 00 or XXL, yoga will meet you right where you are. With thoughtful discussion, teacher interviews, special guests and guided practice sessions, you’ll delve beyond the purely physical aspects of yoga, and begin to understand how it supports a healthier, happier, more conscious way of living. Momentum begins with a single moment. And YOGA BEGINS NOW.
Marc and Heather Titus
Marc is a modern yogi and visionary guide for new paradigm thinkers and creators. His modern yoga and meditation blends masterfully ancient practices and philosophy to soothe this often tumultuous modern experience. He supports purposeful, organic and dynamic collaborations that bring humanity to a higher consciousness experience. Marc founded the Sedona Yoga Festival and is the current Festival Director. He has authored 2 books and blogged extensively about his soul-journey to consciousness.
Heather, a yogini with a business sense, brings conscious collaboration into our business and exchange. Heather teaches little yogis in service to bring mindfulness and compassion to our next generation, as we hope to bring a culture of generosity and cooperation into the new age. Passionate about sustainability, she brings social and environmental responsibility to their business practices. She is the Producer of the Sedona Yoga Festival.
Together, Marc and Heather have become a united, balanced team advocating for higher consciousness, sustainable business and community, giving back, and choose to show up as models of a life in service. They are tirelessly passionate about Yoga and Consciousness Studies which helped these two bring about harmonious life changes, bringing each individually from a place of lack and confusion to an abundant life of better health and vitality, prosperity, and joyful experience and it can be the same for you. They are living proof. Namaste.