Rob Lenfestey is an educator, author and innovator in the world of creative, holistic self-empowerment. In his book ‘Unleash Your Creative Genius’, Rob combines advanced movement practices, permaculture and ecological sustainability, music and composition and adventure into a coherent system. Every person has a creative genius waiting to be expressed, and Rob is dedicated to helping others find their own thread of deep inspiration.
Rob went to Appalachian State University for Sustainable Development with concentrations in Permaculture, Agroecology and Appropriate Technology. Rob is an ecologist and board member of the Cloud Forest Conservation Initiative non-profit working in Guatemala.
Rob is a certified Yoga teacher with additional certifications in Thai bodywork, Yogaslacker’s slackine and Acro Yoga practices. He has been teaching for 14 years. Rob ahs taught at events ranging from the Wanderlust Yoga Festivals to the Yoga Journal Conference. In 2010 Rob created Wilderness Yoga to combine his passion for primitive skills, primitive movement and the principles of yoga.
As a pianist and composer, Rob has worked on Grammy Award nominated musical projects and published two albums as his genre-bending musical project, Amorphos. Rob has played with musicians ranging from members of Rock band Ween to Bluetech to Burning Spear and George Clinton and The Parliament Funkadelic.
Lenfestey is an entrepreneur and nutritionist, sourcing the best foods he can find through his company, Mandala Naturals. With his love for cacao he also started Mandala Chocolate, which is available in stores and online. Rob works directly with indigenous farmers to find the healthiest sources for the greatest foods on the planet.
For more info about Rob’s retreats, workshops and classes please visit www.roblenfestey.com