Gratitude from the Heart

We. Are. The. Heart.

This wasn’t just the slogan for the first ever Heartland Yoga Festival, this was a mantra that we embodied as a community.  We truly came together to unite in gratitude, play and love.  Can you feel the reverberations of our intentions?

Here are just a few of our adventures from last weekend…

Yoga + Hiking, spelunking style.

Tony Alvarez now has many adoring yogi fans after turning my class into a rock concert.

Serious fun with Gina Caputo, Yogini on the Loose.

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Community art making moment led by Jamie Winter Dawson, you know I’m all about it.

Queens Lauren Leduc of Karma Tribe Yoga and Angela Cronk of Hagoyah are the inspiring visionaries behind this whole shindig.

THANK YOU COMMUNITY for making this ground breaking project a reality.  For more amazing photos of the fest, visit Yogafolio.

Next, Yoga + Hiking at Parkville Nature Sanctuary!  Details and registration coming soon, stay tuned 🙂

Love,

Sedona

 

We Are the Heart <3

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Happy Summer Solstice!  Celebrate with us at Heartland Yoga Festival this weekend, June 22-24 in Kansas City!  I will be leading a hike through the trails around Unity Village at 7am on Saturday the 23rd followed by community yoga with live music by Tony Alvarez at 8am!  If you are unfamiliar with the intention behind this movement, no one says it better than the founders themselves.

Heartland Yoga Festival Manifesto:

You and I…we are the heart. The vital essence. The center of love and compassion. The vitality of this land. Within this heart is a quickening. It started as a whisper and will crescendo to a wild roar.

Our time of disconnection is over. We’ve had enough of staring at our phones instead of looking into the eyes of our neighbors. We are done with being detached from Mother Earth. We are done being so busy that we forget to live. There is no more hiding our pain and self-criticism. There is no more illusion, no more pretending. The time to communally awaken to our beautifully connected souls is right here and right now. In the open heart of this country.

This is the Heartland. Where it’s still cool to be a good neighbor and to smile at strangers. Where ego doesn’t shake authenticity. Where we support local, and tend to the Earth with loving care. Where all it takes is a simple reason and a beautiful day to come together in celebration. Where community always trumps competition.Where we all belong. A place of great pride.

As we unite for Heartland Yoga Festival, through our connection, our shared breath, our authenticity, wildness, and utter unabashed delight, we will send a pulsing vibration of love and light. A positive charge so big that it will bleed beyond our borders, radiating outward, penetrating and changing all beings for the highest good.

YOUR heart, breath, and light are vitally important. Join us as we shift into a space of love, connection, and radical self and communal care. We are the heart and this is the Heartland.

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Ready to join the movement?  Register HERE and use promo code WEHEARTSEDONA to receive 20% off your tickets ❤

See you this weekend, friends.

Love,

Sedona

 

DAMN THE MAN, SAVE THE EMPIRE

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Micki Hadley’s music video for Cowboy Indian Bear’s “Let It Down” was shown on the silver screen last night for the first time ever!  Couldn’t be more proud of my baby.  If you missed it, you also missed out on a great opportunity to see my tiny, overlooked nip slips become GIGANTIC, obvious boob shots…sucks for you!  No shame.

It was shown right before one of the last showings EVER (in 35 mm!) of one of our all time favorite movies- Empire Records.  KC’s own Antennas Up put the cherry on top with a live performance  of our favorite songs from the soundtrack, including Rex Manning’s own “Say No More” (mon amore!).  So. Good.  Mills Records also contributed with a super rad pop up shop.  Huge thanks to Middle of the Map for putting this all together and the Alamo Drafthouse for hosting the event.  As always, thanks to YOU who came out to support local art- you keep KC alive and thriving!

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DAMN THE MAN!  SAVE THE EMPIRE!

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Sedona.

LET IT DOWN- Coming to Alamo Drafthouse!

You’ve seen it, you’ve heard it, you’ve loved it.  Micki Hadley video production+Cowboy Indian Bear= pure gold.  Now…watch this amazing piece of art in all it’s glory on the big screen!  Whaaaat?

Yup.  Alamo Drafthouse, this Thursday, November 14th, 7:45pm before a showing of Empire Records.  This is gonna sell out quick, so get your tickets now!

Support local video production+music.  These are the people who keep Kansas City art fresh and thriving.  They are the reason cool shit is happening in KC!  See you there!

https://drafthouse.com/ticketing/0601/14510