Ten Laws with East Forest

Ten Laws with East Forest

eastforest.org/podcast
The Ten Laws w/East Forest podcast dives into conversation with creatives, thought leaders, musicians, researchers, dreamers and more (sometimes all of the above) as well as occasion free guided meditations plus rare East Forest musical offerings. Learn more at, eastforest.org.


Radha-Krishna Roundtable - Going 80 (#125)
Sep 22 • 69 min
I join my lovely partner Marisa Radha Weppner in a roundtable discussion of what we’re facing both personally and collectively, and we dive into our process, fears and hopes.
Julie Holland MD - Making Good Chemistry (#124)
Sep 15 • 67 min
Julie Holland is a psychiatrist specializing in psychopharmacology, with a private practice in New York City. Dr. Holland also provides expert testimony and forensic consultation on a range of drug-related behavior and phenomena, with a focus on PCP and…
Courtland Johnson (VCJ) - Mr. 10 Laws himself (#123)
Sep 8 • 80 min
Court Johnson (aka VCJ) is the voice behind the East Forest song, “10 Laws”. He is an eccentric mystic living up in the Santa Barbara hills who essentially has a lot figured out for himself. This is his first Zoom call ever (!) and I couldn’t be happier…
HeatherAsh Amara - Warrior Heart Practice (#122)
Sep 1 • 58 min
HeatherAsh Amara is dedicated to inspiring depth, creativity, and joy by sharing the most potent tools from a variety of world traditions. She studied and taught extensively with don Miguel Ruiz, author of The Four Agreements, and continues to teach with…
Kash Khan - Educate, Inspire, Change (#121)
Aug 25 • 72 min
Kash Khan started Educate Inspire Change to introduce hope into his life. On a personal level, he was feeling lost and disillusioned. He was also jaded by the mainstream news agenda. EIC was an outlet to pour his energy, leave his stamp on the world, and…
Whitney Mestelle: on Race and Healing - of Inclusive Idaho (#120)
Aug 18 • 74 min
Whitney Mestelle is co-founder and executive director of Inclusive Idaho. We engage in an important and valuable conversation around race and inclusivity.
Sarah Neufeld - Musicians on Music: Creativity in Chaos & Being Informed by the Body (#119)
Aug 11 • 68 min
Sarah Neufeld is an internationally renowned Canadian violinist and composer based in New York City. Best known as a long time member of Arcade Fire, she is also a founding member of the contemporary instrumental ensemble Bell Orchestre.
‘I Am’ Guided Meditation (#118)
Aug 4 • 10 min
East Forest guides you through a brief guided meditation focusing our consciousness on the myriad manifestations of our being.
Jamie Kilstein - The Cosmic Joke and Coming Together (#117)
Jul 28 • 87 min
Jamie Kilstein is an American comedian, podcaster and professional “screw up.” He has appeared on Conan, THE JOE ROGAN EXPERIENCE, as well as Showtime, FX and the BBC America.
Born I - Musicians on Music: Hip-Hop meets Meditation (#116)
Jul 21 • 72 min
Born I is a Ghanaian-American rapper, known for his work as a multi-genre artist. He has created a catalog of music that includes several Hip Hop, EDM, House Music and hybrid releases. Born I’s lyricism and positivity resonates with fans across the hip…
Nicole Sachs - Healing Pain Through The Mind & Soul (#115)
Jul 14 • 69 min
Nicole Sachs, LCSW is a speaker, writer, podcaster and psychotherapist who has dedicated her work and her practice to the treatment of chronic pain, symptoms, syndromes and conditions. She is a faculty instructor at the OMEGA Institute, 1440 Multiversity,…
Luke Howard - Musicians on Music : Horizontal Creativity
Jul 7 • 62 min
Australian Music Prize twice-longlisted composer Luke Howard has been described as “absolutely heavenly” (Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC Radio 6) and his music as “an ambient masterclass” (Musos’ Guide), but no words can fully capture the potency of Howard’s…
Mirabai Starr - Unifying Spirituality for Today (#113)
Jun 30 • 85 min
Mirabai Starr is an award-winning author; she taught Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos for 20 years and now teaches and speaks internationally on contemplative practice and inter-spiritual dialog.
Bayo Akomolafe - Uncovering Bones & the Invitation Being Made (#112)
Jun 23 • 78 min
Bayo Akomolafe is globally recognised for his poetic, unconventional, counterintuitive, and indigenous take on global crisis, civic action, activism and social change. He is an international speaker, poet and activist for a radical paradigm shift in…
Oleg Stavitsky - Endel and Personalized Sound
Jun 16 • 53 min
Oleg Stavitsky is the CEO of Endel, a cross-platform audio ecosystem. It creates personalized, sound-based, adaptive environments that help people focus and relax.
Spring Washam - Indigenous Healing + Buddhist Wisdom (#110)
Jun 9 • 58 min
Spring Washam is a well-known meditation teacher, author and visionary leader based in California and Peru. She is the author of A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage and Wisdom in Any Moment. Spring is considered a pioneer in bringing…
Dustin O’Halloran - Musicians On Music : A Winged Victory for the Sullen (#109)
Jun 3 • 70 min
American post-classical pianist and composer Dustin O’Halloran released his first two albums, Piano Solos and Piano Solos 2, on Bella Union in 2004 and 2006, respectively. During the latter year he was given the opportunity to score filmmaker Sofia…
Cory Allen - Musicians On Music : Astrally Hustlin’ (#108)
May 26 • 89 min
Cory Allen is an author, podcast host, musician, composer, and mastering engineer. On his popular podcast The Astral Hustle, he speaks with experts in mindfulness, neuroscience, and philosophy.
Sophia Rokhlin - Bridging Ayahuasca to Today (#107)
May 19 • 62 min
Sophia Rokhlin is a co-author of When Plants Dream: Ayahuasca, Amazonian Shamanism and the Global Psychedelic Renaissance (Watkins, 2019) on the global spread of ayahuasca. Through engaged botany and ecology, she bridges the worlds of indigenous…
Robin Arnott - The Sound of the Self (#106)
May 12 • 61 min
Robin is a game designer and longstanding public speaker in the industry of consciousness technology. He was featured in Netflix’s Screenland and the documentary Game Loading: Rise of the Indies.
Charles Eisenstein - The Coronation (#105)
May 5 • 81 min
Charles Eisenstein is one of the foremost thinkers on systems change and personal growth. He a speaker and author of several books including Sacred Economics, and The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible. He recently wrote a popular essay…
Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris - Science of the Soul (#104)
Apr 28 • 89 min
Head of the Centre for Psychedelic Research, Division of Brain Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. Robin has designed a number of functional brain imaging studies with psilocybin (magic mushrooms), LSD, MDMA (ecstasy) and DMT…
Ervin László - Reconnecting to the Source (#103)
Apr 21 • 40 min
Ervin Laszlo, twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, is editor of the international periodical World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution and Chancellor-Designate of the newly formed GlobalShift University. He is the founder and president of the…
Denise Kaufman - Musicians On Music : Ace of Cups (#102)
Apr 14 • 69 min
From 1967 to 1972, the Ace of Cups were at the epicenter of the ‘60s cultural and social revolution. From the Acid Tests to the protests, from the free concerts in Golden Gate Park to the ballrooms of San Francisco, they shared stages with everyone from…
Dr. Dan Engle - Surviving and Thriving in Covidian Times (#101)
Apr 7 • 63 min
Dr. Dan Engle works with leaders in various industries and his clinical practice combines functional medicine, integrative psychiatry, neuro-cognitive restoration and peak performance methods.
Shane Mauss - Stand Up Science, Head Talk, and Lockdowns (#100)
Mar 31 • 93 min
Veteran comedian Shane Mauss has brought his unique blend of absurdist humor and storytelling to cities all over the world and he has appeared on Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central, Showtime, BBC, Epix and more. Shane’s unique background, comedy,…
Raghu Markus - Mindrolling Into Now (#99)
Mar 24 • 64 min
Raghu Markus spent two years in India with Maharaji and Ram Dass. Raghu Markus is currently the Executive Director of the Love Serve Remember Foundation and has been an associate producer for on-line and television events for Ram Dass and Oprah Winfrey as…
Live Stream Announcement (3-21) + Covid-19 Update
Mar 20 • 25 min
In this special update episode, I’m here to give you the details on my upcoming March 21, Live Stream East Forest Ceremony offering happening on YouTube Live. East Forest Ceremony - LIVE STREAM Saturday, March 21, 2020 | 8pm EST…
Hammock - Musicians On Music : Marc Byrd (#97)
Mar 17 • 88 min
Since HAMMOCK’S founding in 2003, when Byrd and Thompson began collaborating on sound collages to escape their jobs in Nashville’s work-a-day songwriting circles, Hammock has released a litany of acclaimed full-lengths, singles, EPs, and ad hoc…
A 15min Meditation For Chaotic Times (#96)
Mar 13 • 15 min
We are facing an unprecedented crisis and the chaos around us is often reflected inward. Now more than ever, we need to take the time to build our internal fortitude. Use this free 15 min guided meditation to allow the words and music to provide a small…
Aubrey Marcus - Living In The Darkness (#95)
Mar 10 • 74 min
Aubrey Marcus currently hosts the Aubrey Marcus Podcast with over 25 million downloads on iTunes. He is the founder and CEO of Onnit, a lifestyle brand based on a holistic health philosophy he calls Total Human Optimization. He regularly provides…
Adventures in Australia - The Tour Story (#94)
Mar 3 • 57 min
Venomous bites, kangaroos, new friends and fans, hot box shows, going to the doctor from diving on the left, and more form this episode cataloging the recent East Forest Australia tour.
Peia Luzzi - Musicians On Music : Ancestral Sounds for Today (#93)
Feb 25 • 49 min
Peia Luzzi is a song collector & writer, drawing inspiration from her ancestral roots of Celtic and Old World European music, and folklore. With a soaring soprano voice, she dances nimbly between Child Ballads and 17th C. Gaelic laments, to Waulking Songs…
Let It Wash Away - Guided Meditation (#92)
Feb 18 • 15 min
In this guided meditation we explore what needs to wash away in order for something new to be born - what needs watering for the garden to grow? Take just ten minutes to give space to listen to that which is always there and only needs to room to be heard.
Paul Selig: The Guides, The Soul, and The Path (#91)
Feb 11 • 66 min
Paul Selig is considered to be one of the foremost spiritual channels working today. In his breakthrough works of channeled literature, I Am the Word, The Book of Love and Creation, The Book of Knowing and Worth, The Book of Mastery, The Book of Truth and…
Kim John Payne: The Soul of Discipline (#90)
Feb 4 • 51 min
A consultant and trainer to 250 U.S. independent and public schools and school districts, Kim John Payne, M.Ed., has been a school and family counselor for more than thirty years. He has also consulted for clinics, training centers, and educational…
Trudy Goodman: Insight, Meditation, & Incarnation (#89)
Jan 28 • 66 min
Trudy Goodman Kornfield, Ph.D., is a vipassana teacher in the Theravada lineage and the Founding Teacher of InsightLA. She also teaches residential retreats at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA, Big Bear Retreat Center, and Insight Meditation…
Nick Mulvey - Musicians On Music : The Eternal Muse (#88)
Jan 21 • 70 min
Nick Mulvey is an English musician, singer and songwriter. He was a founding member of the band Portico Quartet and later as a solo artist releasing the EPs The Trellis (2012), Fever to the Form (2013) and his studio album First Mind in 2014 which…
Julian Treasure: Harnessing the Invisible World of Sound & Listening (#87)
Jan 14 • 68 min
Julian Treasure is a sought-after and top-rated international speaker on the nature of sound. Collectively his five (yes five) TED talks on various aspects of sound and communication have been viewed more than 80 million times. His talk How To Speak So…
Ask Me Anything: Rituals, Holding Space, Single Life + Australia Message (#86)
Jan 8 • 39 min
It’s that time of year again - the annual “Ask Me Anything” episode. I got questions around what are meaningful rituals and traditions, how to hold space for someone in a psychedelic journey, and questions around navigating single life after leaving a…
Mona Haydar - Musicians On Music : Hijab, Ritual, & Love (#85)
Dec 31, 2019 • 71 min
Mona Haydar is a young Syrian-American Muslim who gained national and international press for her and her husband’s “Ask A Muslim” project- a booth that invited dialogue and questions in the wake of the Paris and San Bernardino terrorist attacks. The…
Goodbye Ram Dass (#84)
Dec 24, 2019 • 71 min
Ram Dass died on December 22, 2019. In this episode, we explore and honor the feelings and stories arising from the grief and love surrounding the happening of his passing.
The Story of Grandmothersphere (#83)
Dec 17, 2019 • 33 min
Folks often ask about how the song, “Grandmothersphere” came to be, or what it’s all about, or where the vocal field recording came from - or just who is that? It is one of the most popular East Forest songs to date and it most certainly was birthed out…
Slow Meadow - Musicians On Music : Gurus, Gear, and handstands (#82)
Dec 10, 2019 • 81 min
The Houston multi-instrumentalist Matt Kidd, who writes pastoral, deeply felt compositions as Slow Meadow. He reworked the track “You’re A Guru” for the Ram Dass project, and he and East Forest dive deep into process and the music.
My China Tour Story (#81)
Dec 3, 2019 • 62 min
East Forest joins Radha to recount his recent tour to China — they traveled there to perform outside Shanghai for the At One International Festival. Listen in for stories, insights, and high weirdness abounds!
Peter Broderick - Musicians On Music : mushrooms, foraging, and working with everyone (#80)
Nov 19, 2019 • 77 min
Peter Broderick is a prolific, genre-defying American musician, composer, and producer with a massive list of credits that reads like a collaborative who’s who of 21st century independent, classical, and experimental music. He is known internationally for…
Michael Muller - Musicians On Music : Balmorhea (#79)
Nov 13, 2019 • 63 min
Michael Muller is the co-founder of Balmorhea; who for the past 13 years have toured globally supporting 6 full-length albums as well as producing numerous scores and placements tv & film. This fall sees the release of Lower River — his debut full-length…
Martijn Schirp - Psilocybin Retreats at Synthesis, Trailblazing a New Psychedelic Future (#78)
Nov 5, 2019 • 76 min
Synthesis offers legal, medically supervised, and scientific based psychedelic retreats in Amsterdam. They make the psychedelic experience accessible for curious individuals who want to utilize moderate-to-high doses of psilocybin truffles to catalyze…
Laraaji - Musicians On Music : Sound, Laughter, and the Vertical Now (#77)
Oct 30, 2019 • 59 min
American musician Laraaji is one of new age’s most distinctive, prolific, and charismatic artists. Since first gaining exposure in the early ’80s after a chance meeting with ambient innovator Brian Eno, who produced the landmark release Ambient 3: Day of…
Cody Wiggs - Transcendence, Somatic Listening, and My Ketamine Story (#76)
Oct 23, 2019 • 84 min
Cody Wiggs returns! - East Forest recounts his recent Ketamine experience and he and Cody go deep into the Mystery. In 2014 Cody watched as his father and close friend were swept over a 100ft avalanche; his own life still in balance on the precipice of…
The Rational Irrationalist - A Meditation (#75)
Oct 17, 2019 • 26 min
Enjoy this guided meditation that takes you through a thought experiment of the perfection of our path, and the merging of the divide between material rationalism and divinity.
Dr. Bruce Damer - Origins of Life, Space, and the Numinous (#74)
Oct 8, 2019 • 77 min
Dr. Bruce Damer is a liminal traveler of many realms, some magic, others mundane. His work focuses on the origin of life on Earth and finding a pathway for us, a remarkably rare form of complex life, a sustainable path forward into the cosmos. He also…
Live at the Fall East Forest “Spirit Dive” Retreat 2019 (#73)
Oct 1, 2019 • 76 min
Recorded live at the East Forest “Spirit Dive” Fall Retreat in Southern Utah. The East Forest retreat is a chance to dive into the inner space through a mixture of wilderness, music, yoga, dance, co-creative music, meditation, organic food, and technology…
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - The Art Of Listening (#72)
Sep 25, 2019 • 64 min
Raised on Orcas Island off the coast of Washington state, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith’s compositions are surreal yet rooted in nature. Combining the organic elements of her upbringing with the technological prowess gained from her studies at Berklee College of…
The Story Of “10 Laws” (#71)
Sep 17, 2019 • 33 min
In this episode East Forest tells the story of how his song, “10 Laws” came to be. “10 Laws” features the voice of VCJ, a mystic and friend who spoke his hunter gatherers code of ten which became the sample for “10 Laws” - the first East Forest song and…
Michael Meade - Growth through Myth, Imagination and Story (#70)
Sep 12, 2019 • 67 min
Michael Meade, D.H.L., is a renowned storyteller, author, and scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology. He combines hypnotic storytelling, street-savvy perceptiveness, and spellbinding interpretations of ancient myths with a deep knowledge of…
Christopher Shinn - Playwright, Future Echos, and Transformation (#69)
Sep 3, 2019 • 85 min
Christopher Shinn has written over a dozen plays, one of which—2008’s Dying City—was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He is a Guggenheim fellow, as well as a recipient of an Obie for Playwriting.
A Meditation For Sleepless Nights (#68)
Aug 27, 2019 • 23 min
Here is a 20 min guided meditation to take you through those moments when your mind is racing and you just can’t sleep - for when you’re feeling overwhelmed by the enormity of it all and need to step back and see the bigger picture.
Poranguí - Musicians On Music : Sundance, Ceremony, and Truth (#67)
Aug 20, 2019 • 73 min
Reared among the three cultures of Brazil, Mexico and the U.S., Poranguí was steeped in various traditional forms of music, healing and ceremony since birth. Drawing from his cross-cultural background and ethnomusicology training at Duke University,…
East Forest on Love Service Wisdom (#66)
Aug 13, 2019 • 82 min
An interview with East Forest from the Love Service Wisdom podcast. The Love, Service, Wisdom podcast is a collection of collaborative content with thought leaders and spiritual teachers from diverse backgrounds plus Marisa Radha’s personal musing, all…
Mike Dannheim - Sensie: Muscle Testing (#65)
Aug 6, 2019 • 67 min
Mike is a co-founder at Sensie app, a mobile platform that uses sensors on a smartphone to detect stress and emotions. Sensie, with the use of your phone and the sensors will pick up on the overall harmony or disharmony of your movements and provide a…
Erik Davis - Technology, Practice, and the Weird (#64)
Jul 30, 2019 • 79 min
Erik Davis is an author, scholar and world class connoisseur of the weird. He’s spent over 20+ years exploring fringe movements, occult covens and liminal cyberspaces, finding some time in between to become one of the world’s leading authorities on West…
The Story of Recording Ram Dass (#63)
Jul 23, 2019 • 76 min
Hear the story of what it was like sitting in the room with Ram Dass and the process of recording Ram Dass in his study in Maui. Radha and East Forest join in conversation to go through the highlights and details of their time in Maui with Ram Dass. This…
Laura Bird - Musicians On Music : The Mynabirds (#62)
Jul 16, 2019 • 72 min
American singer-songwriter Laura Bird is a shape-shifter who worked under the moniker The Mynabirds, releasing four critically acclaimed and stylistically different albums on Saddle Creek: What We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the Flood (2010) and GENERALS…
The River - a Guided Meditation (#61)
Jul 10, 2019 • 20 min
A guided 15-20 min free meditation as we hear a gentle flowing stream and imagine sitting next to it, dropping our thoughts into it, merging with it, and understanding how we are at all places at one. Use this meditation anytime to quickly drop into your…
Dr. Dan Engle - Psychopharmacology, Nutrition, and Future trends (#60)
Jul 2, 2019 • 67 min
Dr. Dan Engle lectures and consults globally and is the Medical Director of The Revive Treatment Centers of America, as well as medical advisor to Onnit Labs, The True Rest Float Centers and several international treatment centers using indigenous plant…
Katherine MacLean - Psilocybin research, Personal freedom (#59)
Jun 25, 2019 • 84 min
Katherine MacLean is a research scientist with expertise in studying the effects of mindfulness meditation and psychedelics. At Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, she conducted legal clinical trials of psilocybin, the primary chemical found in…
Live at The Ram Dass Retreat in Maui - Spring 2019 (#58)
Jun 18, 2019 • 60 min
Live performance by East Forest featuring the new Ram Dass material while at the Ram Dass retreat in Maui Hawaii in the Spring of 2019. Krishna Das performs his part in I Am Loving Awareness live. The live set includes several tracks from the forthcoming…
Lee McCormick - Recovery and Spiritual Development (#57)
Jun 11, 2019 • 77 min
Lee McCormick has always lived out loud. In 1998, Lee founded The Ranch Recovery Center in Tennessee and later The Canyon Treatment Center in Malibu California and has been a creative force in the Mental Health and Recovery scene for over 15 years. He…
Liana Sananda Gillooly - MAPS, Psychedelic research (#56)
Jun 5, 2019 • 61 min
Liana Sananda Gillooly is a lifetime activist for social justice, drug policy reform, ending war, and the environment. She is the Development Officer at Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). MAPS is the largest non-profit…
Cloudchord - Musicians On Music : Creativity and Embarrassing stories (#55)
May 28, 2019 • 84 min
Derek VanScoten is the producer, guitarist, and Emmy-winning musician behind Cloudchord. In early 2010 he hit the scene as a solo artist, merging live guitar with modern electronic production. Ears caught quickly, and within a year he was playing coast to…
Yung Pueblo (#54)
May 21, 2019 • 91 min
Diego Perez is a meditator, writer, and speaker who is widely known on Instagram and various social media networks through his pen name Yung Pueblo. Online he reaches hundreds of thousands of people every month through his written works that focus on the…
Justin Boreta - Musicians On Music : The Glitch Mob (#53)
May 14, 2019 • 116 min
Justin Boreta is a music producer and a founding member of The Glitch Mob, a deejay collective born of the Los Angeles electronic music scene. The trio has combined their different skills and aesthetics into the compellingly collaged whole that has become…
Meditation - Loosen The Grip (#52)
May 7, 2019 • 12 min
In this ten minute guided meditation we explore the feeling of “letting go” with the notion of just loosening the grip and giving oneself over to a larger river of flow.
Brian Adrian Koch - Musicians On Music : Blitzen Trapper / Dead Lee (#51)
Apr 30, 2019 • 115 min
Brian Koch is a musician, artist and founding member of Blitzen Trapper and Dead Lee. Blitzen Trapper is a Portland, Oregon-based experimental country/folk/rock band associated with Sub Pop Records, Vagrant Records and Lojinx. Formed in 2000, the band…
“I Am Loving Awareness” - Behind The Song (#50)
Apr 23, 2019 • 33 min
This week we take a look behind the song “I Am Loving Awareness (feat. Krishna Das)” from the new East Forest x Ram Dass record. Discover the process into how the song went from simple beginnings in 2017 to become a deep mantra dive with two heavyweights…
“Home” - Behind The Song (#49)
Apr 16, 2019 • 21 min
The first in a series of looks ‘behind the song’ - so you get a glimpse at the inspiration and how a track comes together from start to finish. In this episode we explore the song “Home”, from Chapter II of East Forest x Ram Dass where Ram Dass discusses…
Random Rab - Musicians On Music : Creativity, Gear and new starts (#48)
Apr 9, 2019 • 75 min
Emerging from his own distinct corner of the West Coast electronic music scene, Random Rab offers a powerful and unique contribution to sonic exploration. Often referred to as “The Master of Emotion” his music is patently beautiful and melodic. With…
Gratitude Sleep - A Guided Meditation (#47)
Apr 2, 2019 • 21 min
You can use this short guided meditation to end your day with gratitude and drift softly into sleep as a gentle East Forest musical bed continues while you transition to dreaming.
Sol Rising - Musicians On Music : Growing up Transcendental (#46)
Mar 26, 2019 • 72 min
Sol Rising is a successful producer with over 10 albums released; he has been featured in major media outlets including The Washington Post and Yoga Journal, and has also been streamed over 10 million times on Spotify. Sol Rising has toured in the US,…
Julie Holland M.D. - Psychopharmacology, The Brain and drugs (#45)
Mar 19, 2019 • 84 min
Julie Holland is a psychiatrist specializing in psychopharmacology, with a private practice in New York City. Holland is editor of Ecstasy: The Complete Guide—A Comprehensive Look at the Risks and Benefits of MDMA, and The Pot Book: A Complete Guide to…
DJ Drez - Musicians On Music : Personal Choice and process (#44)
Mar 12, 2019 • 84 min
DJ Drez is in demand as a producer, musical director and sound ambassador. A master of his craft in the studio and on stage, Drez cuts and composes profoundly original tracks that facilitate body movement practice of all forms— be it dance, yoga asana or…
Marc Lesser : Zen, Mindfulness + Emotional Intelligence (#43)
Mar 5, 2019 • 58 min
Marc Lesser is a mindfulness teacher, CEO, author, and speaker. He is internationally recognized for pioneering work in mindful leadership — supporting profound wellbeing. He has led mindfulness and emotional intelligence programs at many of the world’s…
Meditation: You Are Nature (#42)
Feb 26, 2019 • 20 min
A free 20 min guided meditation to go deep into feeling your connected nature. With East Forest music.
Krishna Das - Musicians On Music : Stories and Inspiration (#41)
Feb 19, 2019 • 56 min
Layering traditional kirtan with instantly accessible melodies and modern instrumentation, Grammy nominated artist Krishna Das has taken the call-and-response chanting out of yoga centers and into concert halls, becoming a worldwide icon and the…
The Bee Queen - Intuition and Performance Art (#40)
Feb 12, 2019 • 59 min
The Bee Queen has been dancing - fully covered and immersed in over 10k honey bees - since 2001. She says, “I think of bee dance as a duet among many. The 12,000 plus bees push with their powerful wings from each side of my body, I resist and then I let…
Sheela Bringi - Musicians On Music : Deep Creativity (#39)
Feb 6, 2019 • 66 min
Sheela Bringi is an Indian American musician and has performed in a wide range of venues, including concert halls and universities presenting traditional material, yoga studios leading kirtans and in dance clubs overtop throbbing, bass-heavy beats (she’s…
Trevor Hall - Musicians On Music : Guru and Writing Process (#38)
Jan 29, 2019 • 63 min
Trevor Hall is a well known singer/songwriter with a devoted global audience. Along with numerous pilgrimages to India, he has also completed a series of sold-out tours and collaborations with artists such as Steel Pulse, Ziggy Marley, Jimmy Cliff,…
Ted Klein - Zen of Ice Cream and freewriting (#37)
Jan 22, 2019 • 72 min
Ted Klein is an old friend and old soul. I’ve known him for a long time and learned just as much. Director, composer, artist, MC, teacher, investor, writer, actor, father, golfer, game inventor and founder of Martial Art Bob Fu, Ted was born in Montana,…
Cody Wiggs : Ketamine Assisted Therapy (#36)
Jan 15, 2019 • 88 min
Cody is pioneering an entirely unique approach to Ketamine Assisted Therapy that blends modern therapeutic practices, mindfulness practices, and ancient ceremony and ritual to create deep shifts in conscious experience. Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy…
Meditation: Sing Me Awake (#35)
Jan 8, 2019 • 11 min
A ten minute guided meditation with East Forest music - designed to sing one another awake and engender a felt experience of our full beingness.
East Forest : Ask Me Anything (#34)
Dec 28, 2018 • 91 min
It’s time for an end of the year “Ask Me Anything” episode. You guys posted your questions on social media I’ve done my best to answer them. We get into a diverse range of subjects so listen in to hear the other half of our conversation together. You…
Tony G - Yoga and OG EF (#33)
Dec 18, 2018 • 77 min
Tony G is a yogi, painter, artist, and an old friend with a heart of gold and healthy dose of humor to match. He pulls inspiration from his diverse artistic background and this, in turn, creates the vision and voice for his teachings. Tony’s greatest joy…
Camille Maurine - Meditation and the Feminine (#32)
Dec 11, 2018 • 82 min
Camille Maurine is a meditation mentor, dancer, and writer internationally renowned for her integrative energy practices and innovative performance trainings. Camille is the author of the groundbreaking Meditation Secrets for Women and Meditation 24/7,…
Morning Altars (#31)
Dec 4, 2018 • 74 min
Morning Altars returns! Day Schildkret is internationally known for Morning Altars and has inspired tens of thousands of people of all ages across the globe to renew our relationship to nature, creativity, and impermanence with the ritual and practice of…
Meditation for Sleep: an Evening Ritual (#30)
Nov 27, 2018 • 20 min
A guided meditation designed to help you fall asleep. I was sitting on the beach at night looking at the stars and listening to the ocean wash on the shore and I pulled out my little recorder to create a simple approach for ending the day, letting things…
Alex King-Harris - Musicians On Music : YogiTunes (#29)
Nov 19, 2018 • 75 min
Known in the music world as Rara Avis (n. latin for Rare Bird), Alex King-Harris is a dedicated master of his craft with over 20 years experience in live performance and music production with a core focus on where the electronic underground, yoga and…
BONUS Episode - Matt Cochran Storylogue “Boulder Is Dreaming Too” (#28)
Nov 6, 2018 • 30 min
This is a story/essay/poetic monologue from Matt Cochran (Episode #3) from the Boulder Harvest Festival 2018. Matt wrote a beautiful piece about place and nature and dreaming us all awake. He came over so we could record the essay and I put some East…
Alan Macy: Art, Science, & Technology (#27)
Oct 31, 2018 • 63 min
Alan Macy is currently the Research and Development Director, past President and a founder of BIOPAC Systems. He presents in the areas of human-computer interfaces, electrophysiology, and telecommunications. His recent research and artistic efforts…
Guided Meditation: The Eternal Internal Flame (#26)
Oct 23, 2018 • 21 min
Take a dive into this guided meditation to find the internal flame that is our consciousness center and our soul’s emanance. Backed by East Forest music you are guided on a journey of release and reconnection to that which is you: a center of love and…
Live at The East Forest Utah Fall Retreat (#25)
Oct 16, 2018 • 58 min
A live podcast recorded at the East Forest “Spirit Dive” Fall Retreat in Boulder, Utah. Join us at Esalen Institute in Big Sur California Nov 16-18 for the next upcoming retreat.
Jai Sugrim - Rubbing Shoulders and becoming a Man (#24)
Oct 2, 2018 • 67 min
Jai Sugrim is a Yoga Teacher, Athletic Trainer, and recognized Men’s Health Expert. He is the creator of the Jai Sugrim Method, a scientific approach for bringing the human body and mind into harmony. Jai has worked with many professional athletes,…
Mikey Siegel : Consciousness Hacking + Group Flow (#23)
Sep 18, 2018 • 69 min
What if we could create technology that would help us in our own efforts to be more mindful, present, and accepting towards what is? This same technology would naturally also help us to feel better, reduce stress, be more peaceful, more accepting, and…
Dustin DiPerna - Meditation, faith and mindfulness (#22)
Sep 4, 2018 • 77 min
Dustin DiPerna is a meditation teacher, visionary leader, entrepreneur, and recognized expert in world religions. He has committed his life to making timeless spiritual wisdom relevant and accessible for a rapidly changing global society. Through writing,…
Charles Eisenstein - The Gift and our Collective Story (#22)
Aug 21, 2018 • 81 min
Charles Eisenstein is a teacher, speaker, and writer focusing on themes of civilization, consciousness, money, and human cultural evolution. His on-line writings have generated a vast following; he speaks frequently at conferences and other events, and…
Meditation for Protection (#20)
Aug 14, 2018 • 11 min
Dive into this ten minute guided meditation to help visualize a geometrical space of peace and protection. This meditation can be used in any setting as a way of establishing the sanctity of space and fortifying your internal resolve and personal power.…
Don Lattin : Psychedelic Science, “Changing Our Minds” (#19)
Aug 8, 2018 • 72 min
Don Lattin is an award-winning journalist and the author of six books. His most recent work, CHANGING OUR MINDS - Psychedelic Sacraments and the New Psychotherapy, was published in the spring of 2017.
Elena Brower : pt. II (#18)
Jul 31, 2018 • 61 min
A second coming together with Elena Brower diving into a wide range of topics in matters of living, purpose, the heart, forgiveness, acupressure and more.
KMO : C-Realm Podcast creator (#17)
Jul 25, 2018 • 72 min
KMO is the host and producer of the C-Realm Podcast and author of the book ‘Conversations on Collapse.’ He describes himself as, “a recovering libertarian and Singularitarian.” The C-Realm began in 2006 and since then he has conducted over 300 podcast…
Alexandre Tannous - Musicians On Music : Sound Meditation (#16)
Jul 17, 2018 • 76 min
A deep dive into sound meditation and the power of sonics. Alexandre Tannous is a musician, educator, composer, and as an ethnomusicologist. For the past 13 years he has been researching the therapeutic and esoteric properties of sound from three…
Live at Esalen - “Music As A Tool” Talk & Meditation (#15)
Jul 10, 2018 • 38 min
This recording comes from a recent speaking series at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur California. East Forest speaks in an experiential talk titled “Music As A Tool: Combatting Information Sickness”.
Elena Brower - Yoga, Greif, and Soul (#14)
Jul 2, 2018 • 45 min
Teacher, author, speaker, and Presidential Diamond leader with doTERRA, Elena has taught yoga since 1999. Her first book, Art of Attention, has been ranked number one in design on Amazon, and has now been translated into six languages. Elena’s second…
Kate Swarm & Gordon Ogden - Walter Yoga (#13)
Jun 26, 2018 • 64 min
Walter Production and Walter Yoga is out to make the world a happier, healthier, and more whimsical place. They travel all over the country hosting large scale events like at Bonnaroo and festivals of similar ilk. They aim to do this by combining fun and…
Lorraine Weiss : spiritual teacher (#12)
Jun 19, 2018 • 53 min
Lorraine Weiss is a spiritual teacher and “saxophone shaman”. She has walked a deep and interesting life and has a simplicity of message and spirit about what it means to be present and human. I met Lorraine and we had the opportunity to record together…
Lorin Roche : The Radiance Sutras (#11)
Jun 12, 2018 • 62 min
Lorin Roche PH.D. spent 27 years writing and translating his eponymous work The Radiance Sutras. He signed up for a research project on the physiology of meditation in 1968 when he was eighteen years old and has been a meditator ever since. He teaches a…
Guided Meditation for Anxiety Reduction (#10)
Jun 5, 2018 • 13 min
In just over ten minutes let’s find center and work through this simple, musically backed, guided meditation for reducing anxiety and transmuting energy into an outward gift.
Amanda Giacomini - 10000 Buddhas, Creativity, Painting (#09)
May 29, 2018 • 59 min
Ten Thousand Buddhas by Amanda Giacomini is a world wide, highly sought after art project, including large scale murals & fine art paintings. She has been featured on National Geographic Channel, New York Magazine among many others.
Eric Gilbert - Treefort Fest Director, Music and Creativity (#08)
May 22, 2018 • 75 min
Eric Gilbert is the festival director for the massive Treefort Music Fest that occurs every spring in Boise, Idaho. He is also in the touring band Finn Riggins and is a talent manager for Duck Club Presents and its spawn Duck Club Touring. He’s a man of…
Morning Altars : Earth Art, Process, and Mourning (#07)
May 15, 2018 • 72 min
Day Schildkret is known internationally for Morning Altars and has inspired thousands of people of all ages from all over the world to forage, build and be awed with Earth Art. Day is igniting an international movement by sharing the art, teachings and…
MC YOGI - Musicians On Music : Mantra and Sacred Sound(#06)
May 8, 2018 • 74 min
MC YOGI is a world-renowned yoga teacher and musician. He has performed and taught yoga everywhere, from headlining festivals and nightclubs to performing in the Forbidden City in China and even at the White House. When not on the road, MC YOGI and his…
Ten Minutes to Peace: A Guided Heart Meditation (#05)
Apr 26, 2018 • 11 min
We take a break from the conversations for a short musically guided East Forest meditation to help you ground into your heart and sense of beingness. Take a moment to drop in and come back to this meditation anytime for a dive into the heart in just ten…
Marisa Radha Weppner - Treefort, 1440, Vision (#04)
Apr 26, 2018 • 58 min
Marisa Weppner gets a lot done and does so with incredible grace - she’s on the artist committee for Treefort Music Fest in Boise ID, has a degree in Transpersonal Psychology, is a master yogini, studio owner, DJ, and mother. Find her on Udaya.com for…
Matt Cochran: Raven Dream Tracking (#03)
Apr 26, 2018 • 75 min
Matt Cochran is an expert on dreams and working with the dream world in a completely unique and poetic way. He lives off the land and in harmony with nature from his home in Southern Utah.
Lorenzo Hagerty - Psychedelic Salon Founder (#02)
Apr 26, 2018 • 85 min
Lorenzo Hagerty is the founder of the Psychedelic Salon — one of the richest, deepest, and oldest podcasts on the internet. A pioneer and leader in the psychedelic thought movement and has led a rich life on his path from a Texas Lawyer, a navy man, a…
Matt Graham - Survivalist, Earth Skills, Cave life (#01)
Apr 26, 2018 • 83 min
Matt Graham - survivalist and earth skill expert, seen on Discovery Channel’s ‘Dual Survivor’, ‘Dude You’re Screwed’ and National Geographic’s ‘Live Free or Die’. We explore how he got the urge to live 6 months outside in the wilderness almost starving to…