Anodea Judith, Ph.D. Is an author, writer, workshop leader and yoga teacher who has been working with the chakra system for nearly thirty years. She is the author of the chakra classic, WHEELS OF LIFE, as well as of EASTERN BODY, WESTERN MIND, THE CHAKRA SYSTEM (audio) and co-author of THE SEVENFOLD JOURNEY. She has a master’s in Clinical Psychology and a doctorate in Mind-Body Health. More at:

For over 30 years, international award winning photographer, director and film maker Norman Seeff has defined the look of rock and roll through is dramatic and intensely personal photography and videos. His camera has captured hundreds of public personalities including, The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Michael Jackson, Carly Simon, Ray Charles, Joni Mitchell, Whitney Houston, the Eagles, Chaka Khan, Santana, Frank Zappa, Fleetwood Mac, Kiss, Willie Nelson, Steve Martin, Martin Scorsese, John Huston, Norman Mailer for Rolling Stone, Life, Esquire, Time, American Photographer, and numerous record album covers.

His published books on his work include Hot Shots (1976) which won the New York Art Directors Gold Medal for Best Photography Book of the Year and Sessions (1985), an internationally published collection of two decades of his photography.

Norman has directed over three hundred television commercials for major advertising firms nationwide, winning many professional awards. Accounts include Apple computer, Glaxo-Wellcome, General Electric, General Motors, Nissan, Honda, Motorola, Levis, He has also directed telelvison series, including “30 Something” in 1990.

Other media projects include “The Artist’s Journey: The Roots of Funk” for the Experience Museum in Seattle, “Conversations with Scientists” for Caltech and “Conversations with the Mars Explorer Scientists” for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

He is currently completing “The Sessions Project”, a multimedia exploration of the creative process by artists themselves that embodies his thirty years of expression and interaction with hundreds of musicians and artists. More at:

Yoga has been a lifelong journey for Ken “Tesh” Scott; exploring movement through many artistic healing forms including gymnastics, dance, yoga, and meditation. Tesh was inspired to developing a partner yoga, while bonding with his young son and has shared his teachings with others for over three decades.  Beginning his work at Kripalu Yoga Center in Barre, MA, where Tesh shaped Dance Kinetics and Yogassage programs and certifications. Tesh Resides in Toronto and Slokan Valley, B.C. with his family,

“Contact Yoga is an external expression of an internal union based on sacred relationship”  ~ Tesh

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