The Marriage of Art and Permaculture

Isabela Coelho is an educator and performing artist; graduate in International Affairs from the University of Colorado. She has worked in many arts and social projects with youth and adults in Brazil, Nicaragua and the USA. She is co-founder and co-director of OPA, a non-profit organization which emerged from the desire to combine permaculture and arts in order to build bridges between cultural, social and environmental sustainability in the urban setting....

The Psyche of the Cosmos

Richard Tarnas is a best selling author and the founding director of the graduate program in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, where he currently teaches. He also teaches on the faculty of the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, and gives many public lectures and workshops in the U.S. and abroad. His book Cosmos and Psyche addresses the crisis of the modern self and modern world...

The Healing Qualities of Art

Ruth Gendler is an artist, writer, and teacher committed to the transformational potential of the arts. Her experience with the rhythms of creativity is evidenced by a diverse background in art, writing, publishing, teaching, and lecturing. She is the author of The Book of Qualities and Notes on the Need for Beauty and the editor of Changing Light: The Eternal Cycle of Night and Day. The Book of Qualities, now in its 40th printing, has been adapted as a two act...

The Earth Treasure Vase Mandala

Cynthia Jurs is an authorized Buddhist teacher (dharmacharya) who has practiced in the Tibetan Vajrayana and Zen Buddhist traditions for almost 30 years. In 1994 she received formal transmission from Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh to teach engaged Buddhism and now directs the Open Way Sangha in Santa Fe, New Mexico, teaching an approach to living in awareness through practice, ceremony, retreat, and pilgrimage. Cynthia also teaches meditation to environmental...

Clairvoyance: A Deeper Sight

Ellen Tadd is a nationally recognized clairvoyant practitioner, counselor, lecturer and instructor. Ellen works with businesses, religious and educational organizations throughout the U.S. and frequently lectures on how to actualize spiritual potential in every day life. She is the author of Death and Letting Go, a guide for understanding death as a continuation of life. http://media.libsyn.com/media/futureprimitive/Tadd080624.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

World on Life

Michael Brownstein is a poet, teacher and the author of three novels: Country Cousins, Self-Reliance, and The Touch. As a result of his involvement in the anti-globalization movement he wrote World on Fire, from which he has read widely at conferences and universities, including at the World Summit for Sustainable Development in South Africa and the World Social Forum in Brazil. His web site, Healing Dick, is dedicated to healing the heart of Dick Cheney, because...