DJ RIA on the Joy of Collaborating and the Inseparable Nature of Music and Yoga

“I love the yoga scene so much because the people are so sensitive to what you play and they are in it until the end. There’s so much more focus and appreciation from the crowd. Music gets heard and the frequencies are felt!” – Rire Norman    You started practicing mindfulness and clean living at a young age as a result of the teachings and lifestyle of your parents. How do you think that helped you discover a deeper sense of what this world has to offer? What drives you to strive to share that deeper sense with others, and why …

Awaken the Temple Body: Q&A w/ Sofiah Thom

“Find what most inspires you to live your yoga and to live your YES. Self Love is the key!Have your own practice and teach from your own life experience.” – Sofiah Thom Sofiah – before we start on our interview – thanks for joining us at YogiTunes; your new mix is absolutely lovely and we’re so glad to welcome you. You’ve recently done a mix for YogiTunes called Awakening Durga – can you tell us a bit about it ? Yes, I am so excited to share the first of the Temple Body Awakening Series here on YogiTunes, Seven 90 …

Beloved & YogiTunes: Q&A with the Founders

by Andrew Ross Collins “[What] we’re trying to cultivate in ourselves and in everyone at the event, [is] the feeling that we are not separate. What emanates from people who are immersed in this feeling is compassion, and in the future. We’re hoping to do more work to inspire ourselves and everyone at the festival to create a more compassionate world.” – Elliot Rasenick, Beloved Founder. We sat down with YogiTunes head honcho Alex King Harris [aka Rara Avis] and Elliot Rasenick the person behind the legendary Beloved Festival to chat about music, yoga and festival culture. Festivals have a …

Yoga + Music Festivals You Can Still Plan For!

We look at festivals that are family friendly, with responsible, conscious audiences who are willing and able to care for themselves, each other and the planet.  Great musicians, visual artists and yoga teachers are of course another ingredient.  When you put all that together with great overall production, amazing set design, eco-friendly planning and innovative workshops then you make it on our list! The summer may be half over but there are still some great options out there for anyone who’s feelin’ the itch for festival. Beloved Festival, Aug 12-15, 2016, Tidewater, Oregon, United States Beloved is truly one festival not to be …