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Journal

My Favorite Ways to Learn

(preface: John O’Neill is the Marketing Manager of the Vail Symposium. He wrote this blog) I was sitting in the back of Jamie Metzl’s program on genetic engineering in humans this summer thinking to myself, “wow.” I was fascinated by the subject, and from an expert like Jamie Metzl, I was learning so much. Two…

Speaker Slides From Nutrition for Peak Performance

Many reached out following the Nutrition for Peak Performance slides. It is our pleasure to hear you all enjoyed the program so much and to present the slides. Enjoy! Ben Stone   Dr. Inigo San Millan   Dr. Dennis Lipton

Say yes to the great adventure of life

by Anne Archer Butcher…. Best-selling author Anne Archer Butcher finds that, by going along with an inner nudge to serve, she is given an unexpected and beautiful experience of an elephant’s love  – and an expanded consciousness.  *The article below has been extracted with permission from Inner Guidance: Our Divine Birthright by Anne Archer Butcher.  _______________________________________________________________________ We were standing in…

Nightmare in Nepal

At noon on April 25 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at Mount Everest Basecamp.  The violent shaking of the ground created large avalanches off the nearby slopes of Pumori Peak, which killed 19 people and injured nearly 100 at the Everest Basecamp. Off the mountain, Nepal would suffer more than 10,000 lost lives and…

So Fresh. So Clean. So New!

You might notice that what you’re looking at is a little different than in previous seasons. You might think it looks better – we certainly do. This spring the Symposium overhauled our entire website with the help of Ascher Robbins. Taking the suggestions of our donors, audience members, board, staff (who often battled in the…

What I’ve Learned from a Lifetime of Poor Self Image

From a very early age, through my teenage years and into my early twenties, I was obsessed with my appearance. It started when I was quite young; my dad likes to tell a story about the time my 5-year-old self stood in front of a wardrobe full of clothes, threw my arms up, sighed audibly…

Where Dance and Art Meet

Getting to know Perfect Pairings guest artist, Heather Hansen.   What comes to mind when you hear the word “artist”?  Most people think of a painter, musician, or performer. Heather Hansen is unique then, in that she combines a background in dancing with her love of drawing in a performance art that uses yoga and…

3 Reasons to Make a Donation on Colorado Gives Day 2014

This year, Colorado Gives Day is on December 9th, 2014 — less than two months away! The Vail Symposium staff, board and volunteers are excited to participate in this epic day of giving for our third year. Colorado Gives day is 24 hours – from midnight to midnight on Tuesday, December 9th – of online…

Let Love Lead: A Q&A With Erika Randall Beahm

As one sister gets pregnant and the other comes out of the closet and chooses a dance partner of the same sex, the family must hustle to maintain their status quo in ballroom competition. It is a story fit for Hollywood, but one that hadn’t been told before producers Erika and Daniel Beahm brought it…

Weeks Like These

The Symposium just finished with a week of meetings. Meeting with our Board of Directors, meeting with our Program Committee. Phone meetings with future speakers, catching up with former speakers. Meetings with donors. Meeting with audience members who wanted to share what they liked and did not like at the Vail Symposium, and what they…