What a wild week, just getting back from Shambhala Festival (just named the #1 electronic music festival in North America) where our Momentom team brought acro, meditation and yoga to balance out the forest shenanigans (more on that below).
Shambhala is like Canada's Burning Man...but JUST the party. With 6 main stages - which each could be their own stand alone festival - Shambs is a wild beast of the global DJ scene with over 20,000 people flooding onto a private farm amongst the mountains of beautiful British Colombia....
"Loathe the coast caress
late light for the shedding
the sun's constant state of setting"
-from 'Blue Violets'
I've just launched my new second music video! My track 'Blue Violets' is a beat poetry piece I wrote and recorded with Earl Pereira of The Steadies a few summers back. It was so fun to put some psychedelic visuals to it with the help of our in-house Momentom Collective videographer Tony Tobias as we walked, danced and ripped a Tuk Tuk through San Marcos on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala!
Creating a community from scratch isn’t exactly a walk up a volcano…or, wait.
We've all seen and admired the new age community from the movie The Beach with Leonardo Dicaprio. The freedom, connection, adventure and struggle of having a tight knit collective living together in paradise - like it's all happened in a serendipitous stroke of fate.
On paper, it's perfect.
In photos, it's surreal.
From word of mouth, can this exist?
The concepts always sound too good to be true.
...and no. These communities don't just pop up ma...
“Living an Unconventional Life means being the blind man or woman wandering around in life eyes closed so that we can see clearly where we are going because we're navigating with our heart. Breaking normal, being our unapologetic weird selves.” -Jules Schroeder
I had the privilege of dropping in on a powerful conversation with Jules Schroeder - CEO of Unconventional Life, singer-songwriter and serial entrepreneur. She's been described as being the Oprah of Millennials with her new age approach to business, events and fusio...