The Wanderlust Speakeasy, Now in Podcast Form

The Wanderlust Speakeasy podcast brings our signature lecture series straight to your ears, whether you’re listening at home, in the car, at work, or anywhere else life takes you. Our first season, hosted by Wanderlust co-founder Jeff Krasno, focuses on what it means to live a spiritual life. We’ll hear from a inspiring lineup of Wanderlust’s presenters, including prominent yoga teachers, wellness leaders, authors, musicians, and more.

Want more Speakeasy? Check out the video series on Wanderlust TV!

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Gene Baur: ​Living the Farm Sanctuary Life

Gene Baur has been hailed as “the conscience of the food movement” by Time magazine. For more than 25 years he has traveled extensively around the country, campaigning to raise awareness about the abuses of industrialized factory farming and our current food system. From Wanderlust Tremblant 2015.

Amanda Chantal Bacon: Feasting in Health

Health is something we tend to under appreciate until it’s gone. In this talk from Wanderlust’s Speakeasy, Amanda Bacon, healthy lifestyle advocate and founder of the Los Angeles-based company Moon Juice, shares her story of triumph and failure on her journey to wellness. As a teen, Amanda was plagued with a series of health and breathing issues that baffled doctors. Putting her faith in Western medicine, she dutifully took the pills they prescribed, getting no better in the process. It was only after a fortuitous meeting with an Ayurvedic practitioner that she decided to explore other options. Using a combination of dietary change, herbal remedies, meditation, and yoga she was able to find a solution to her medical problems. She has now made it her passion to share this knowledge with the world. From Wanderlust Squaw Valley in 2015

Hugh Acheson: Cooking from Scratch

Growing up on a diet of real food, Hugh Acheson knew he had to take action when his daughter returned from her first home economics class bearing recipes for pre-made, bacon-wrapped biscuits and box-mix red velvet cupcakes. This was not the made-from-scratch cooking he had come to know and love, and more importantly, it was a far cry from a curriculum that would teach his daughter and her classmates how to prepare real, healthy foods in the real world. In this talk from Wanderlust Speakeasy, Hugh Acheson, an accomplished chef, author, and James Beard Award winner, talks about what it means to cook from scratch and how failing to teach our children to do so is costing us their futures. From Wanderlust Squaw Valley in 2015

Seamus Mullen: The Healing Power of Food

Seamus Mullen is an award-winning New York chef, restaurateur and cookbook author known for his inventive yet approachable Spanish cuisine, and a leading authority on health and wellness. Seamus opened his first solo restaurant Tertulia in Manhattan in 2011, which was awarded two stars from The New York Times and a finalist for the James Beard Foundation Award for Best New Restaurant. In 2013, he opened El Colmado, a Spanish tapas and wine bar at Gotham West Market, a food hall in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen. In this episode he talks about the healing power of food at Wanderlust Squaw Valley 2015.

Christa Orecchio: Heal the Gut, Heal Your Life

In this talk from Wanderlust’s Speakeasy, clinical and holistic nutritionist Christa Orecchio explains the role the human microbiome plays in our overall wellness. In America we have over 64 million people currently struggling with digestive health. From Crohns to colitis, IBD and other gut disorders, our overuse of antibiotics, elevated stress levels and unhealthy eating patterns have led us down a path of compromised immunity.Through her practice of natural medicine, Christa explains the importance of finding the root of disease and learning to treat the cause instead of just the symptoms. In this talk we will learn how to heal our gut microbiome and retrain our bodies to understand the process of replicating health throughout our entire system. From Wanderlust Squaw Valley 2015.

Joel Salatin: This Ain’t Normal

The New York Times says he’s “Virginia’s most multifaceted agrarian since Thomas Jefferson [and] the high priest of the pasture”; Salatin calls himself a environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer, and we call him a heck of a good time! We were thrilled to have this outspoken and animated pioneer in beyond-organic farming visit us at Wanderlust Vermont in Stratton, VT in June of 2012.




A Sneak Peek At Season 2 – Here’s What’s Coming …

Dear Listeners,

Thank you for joining us for the first season of the Wanderlust Speakeasy Podcast. We’ll be back on May 18th with our second season, Food.

The food we eat directly impacts our bodies, the economy, and the planet. In this season, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the modern food industry, from “beyond organic” farming to fermentation basics. Speakers include Joel Salatin, Christa Orecchio, Dr. Mark Hyman, and more.

Until then, please remember to subscribe, leave us a review, or share the podcast with your friends. And as always, thank you for listening.

Lodro Rinzler: Creating an Enlightened Society

Meditation teacher and award-winning author Lodro Rinzler spoke at Wanderlust Aspen-Snowmass on how we can apply our meditation practice not only to our own lives, but to our relationships with our friends, families, and society as a whole.

Moby: Science, Nature and the Divine

Richard Melville Hall, better known by his stage name Moby, is an American DJ, singer, songwriter, musician, photographer and animal rights activist. In this talk he explains how we can take encounters with the divine out of churches and temples and into nature and the universe. From Wanderlust Aspen-Snowmass 2015.

Sage Rountree: Meet the Moment

Sage Rountree is an internationally recognized authority in yoga for athletes and an endurance sports coach specializing in athletic recovery. In this talk, Sage helps us dig deeper, and helps us understand how goals and intentions can be like anchors in our life to help us “master the moment.” From Wanderlust Snowshoe 2015.

Kate Northrup: It’s Spiritual to Be Rich

Kate Northrup is a professional freedom seeker and creative entrepreneur. She created financial freedom for herself at the age of 28 through building a team of more than 3,000 wellness entrepreneurs in the network marketing industry. Her philosophy is that if you free yourself financially you can be fully present to your purpose on the planet. In this lecture she shares her personal struggle with finances, how she finally paid off her debts, and tips on how to achieve financial freedom and happiness. From Wanderlust Whistler 2012.

Faith Hunter: Love, Life and Purpose

Faith Hunter is a yoga teacher and lifestylist, founder and creator of Spiritually Fly. In this lecture she helps let down the walls, face your demons, step into honesty, follow your passions, trust and have faith, lead with love, and re-chart your life guided by your divine inner power. From Wanderlust Snowshoe 2015.

Aimee Raupp: Sex, Beauty and Aging

Aimee Raupp, accomplished author and women’s health expert, leads us in a discussion that explores the connection between love and healthy sexuality. She explains how spirituality—however it is we choose to define it—touches these concepts in profound ways. From Wanderlust Snowshoe 2015.

Marianne Williamson: Aligning Body and Soul

Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author and spiritual teacher. She explains how allowing our individual practice to become bigger than our bodies can create a more just and compassionate world. Her message is more potent now than ever before. From Whistler 2012.

Noah Levine: A Buddhist Perspective on Sex

Noah Levine, a Buddhist teacher and author, explores how sexuality is a sacred source of both joy and sorrow, and how mindfulness can balance our need for intimacy as humans. His fascinating talk touches on enlightenment, attachment theory, and human connection, explaining how the underlying principles of Buddhism touch all three. From Aspen-Snowmass 2015.

Ana Forrest: The Beauty of Ceremony

Ceremony is one of the greatest tools we have to connect to our own spirit. And although we may not notice them, ceremonies and rituals pop up in everything we do, from our morning routines, to our yoga practice, to our meals. In this talk, Ana Forrest shares some of the ceremonies that she has learned and created, and how these practices can help us heal. From Squaw Valley 2015.

Gabby Bernstein: Miracles Now

Sometimes it feels very easy to slip into the void of negative thinking. In this talk, Gabby Bernstein shows us how to right the ship and step back into the light. Her stories are at once deeply personal and universal in their depiction of the human experience. From Squaw Valley 2014.

Elena Brower: The Ritual of Recovery

In this meditative narrative, yoga teacher, author, and speaker Elena Brower takes a candid look at how hidden habits can quietly wreak havoc on our lives. Elena confesses her struggles with addiction and sheds light on how with the support of colleagues, friends, science, and daily practice we can shift our minds, our bodies, and our hearts from a state of sabotage to a space of love and listening. From Aspen–Snowmass 2015.

Seane Corn: Spiritual Activism

Internationally celebrated yoga teacher Seane Corn shares her perspective on the unsustainable side of activism: that too often we’re shouting at each other and not really listening. She explains how we can turn to conscious activism by using the tools of yoga and mindfulness. From Squaw Valley 2015.

Wayne Dyer: Manifest Your Dreams

Wayne Dyer takes us on a voyage of discovery through the powers of manifestation. He discusses techniques for reaching a higher plane of existence, understanding the importance of self-actualization, and becoming our best selves. From Squaw Valley 2012.

Coming Soon

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