VLP 06  Richard Wegman: Environmentalist & Yogi Entrepreneur

VLP 06 Richard Wegman: Environmentalist & Yogi Entrepreneur

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Our guest for this episode is Richard Wegman. Richard is the former Chief Yoga Officer of Wellnest (up until a week before this episode launches) and yoga practitioner of 30 years, a yoga teacher of 20 years, and has an extensive background running environmental NGOs including Tree People and Global Green. Richard and I talk about yoga, the importance of breath, corporate yoga, the biggest contributor to climate change, the state of the Amazon Rainforest, the power of community and more. Listen in to catch some nuggets of wisdom and inspiration!

http://www.mywellnest.com/

 

Show notes:

Mindbell App Download https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.googlecode.mindbell

And here are a few more mindfulness apps recommended by Tich Nhat Han https://www.thichnhathanhfoundation.org/mindful-bell-sounds

John Robbin’s Book “Diet For a New America” http://johnrobbins.info/other-books-by-john/diet-for-a-new-america/

Amazon Watch http://amazonwatch.org/

Keep the Oil in the Ground Campaign link http://amazonwatch.org/take-action/keep-the-oil-in-the-ground-in-the-amazon

https://www.treepeople.org

http://www.globalgreen.org/

Richard was correct on his stats about the extent of the destruction of the Amazon Rainforest

During the past 40 years, close to 20 percent of the Amazon rainforest has been cut down—more than in all the previous 450 years since European colonization began.”

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/last-of-amazon/

I have corrected my research notes and apologize for my error. I am relieved to learn I was wrong, and urge us all to continue our efforts to preserve this essential natural resource.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-wegman-9944074

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