In April of 2015, I joined a group of 25 entrepreneurs from Maverick1000 for a week on Necker Island, Richard Branson’s legendary private island and an idyllic place to cook up bold ideas while meeting in the same room as leaders like Nelson Mandela once have. Richard makes himself available to this group for most meals, several strategy sessions and some fun adventures and parties, at least partially because he believes that entrepreneurs — especially the out-of-the-box mave
It’s no secret that yoga has taken the West by storm, outpacing the growth and expansion in its native India by many times. As it expands, the forms are rapidly changing and cross-pollinating with other mind-body-spirit disciplines. Whole new schools of yogic practice are springing up every year. Traditional kirtan music is now sharing the space with hard-rockin’ classes (I’ve even heard country). Yogic innovators are combining yoga with dance, rock-climbing and even surfing.