Try Laughter Yoga/The Urban Shaman Lifestyle
Friday, February 20
12 - 1 p.m. (PT)/3 - 4 p.m. (ET)
A Live & Online Broadcast
For Beyond 50's "Natural Healing" talks, listen to an interview with Gail Hand about the healing power of Laughter Yoga that combines laughter, considered a full-body exercise with yogic breathing (Pranayama) exercises. Developed by Dr. Madan Kataria, an Indian physician from India who started the first laughter yoga club with 5 people has become a worldwide phenomena with 6,000+ social laughter clubs in 60 countries. Afterwards, Dr. James Torgerson will explain about Ecolonomics to share a vision of seeing business, government and education as working together to achieve a prosperous and sustainable community. You'll learn to "think out of the box" with larger environmental issues.
To Hear the Live Broadcast, Click on This: Talk Shoe**Subject to change. To join in the conversation during the live broadcast, call (724) 444-7444. When asked for the Talk Shoe ID, dial 59781#, and for the last code, press 1#. If you happen to miss any of the interviews, it is available through our archives.
Gabriel Cousens, MD: Whole Person, Lifelong Vitality
Killing Sacred Cows: The 401K HoaxFor Beyond 50's "Finance" talks, learn from Garrett B. Gunderson, a challenger of the status quo and full of common sense. He'll explain that 401(k)s and the stock market are extremely risky investments for most people; net worth is not what matters, but cash flow does; "high risk equals high returns" is dangerous dogma, versus value-based investing; and other faulty retirement planning advice. According to him, the best and safest investments are those that align with our passions, knowledge and abilities that we can control.
For Beyond 50's "Entertainment" talks, listen to an interview with Tony Bill, the Oscar-winning producer of "The Sting" and other box office successes. He'll explain about how the process of film making in Hollywood has been passed on by oral tradition for more than 100 years. The language of moviemaking is the only way of communicating on a set and is all but unknown to the outside world. He'll reveal some of the secret language and explain what it's like to be a film producer, director, actor and crew member.
PG-50+ Movie Reviews
Beyond 50 only recommends films that are creatively responsible to reveal the finest qualities of the human spirit; allow you to think and feel deeply about life; make your heart soar; and champion human rights.
Waltz with Bashir
Considered the world's first animated documentary about an Israeli soldier's past wartime deeds that haunt him through recurring dreams. He interviews fellow soldiers he hasn't spoken to in over two decades who help him recall the brutal massacre during the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon. Israel and Palestine battled for power over control of Beirut. The film is both moving and devastating about the atrocities of war. (Available in select theatres; Genre: Drama, Animation, Documentary; Running Time: 90 min.)
The ClassThis is a bittersweet film that is more about social realism in a culturally diverse, low-income middle school in Paris. It's an honest look at the challenges faced by a teacher dealing with multi-ethnic and sullen outcasts who are resistant to learning. It's no wonder that the teachers of the school are cynical. "The Class" was filmed using non-actors, real parents, and the characters improvising their way through the scenes. It raises a lot of concerns about these kids as the future of France who meet their class lessons with sarcasm, laziness, and a lack of respect. (Available in select theatres; Genre: Docu-drama; Running Time: 2 hrs., 8 min.)
Pray the Devil Back to HellThis is a fascinating and true story of how the wives and mothers of Liberia had only prayers and protests to stop the guerrilla killing of their people that went on for many years. The country was ruled by Charles Taylor who had an "iron fist" and child soldiers at his command. Besides staging silent protests in front of the presidential palace, one of the peace movement tactics by the women is that the members vowed to withhold sex from their husbands until the civil war ended. (Available in select theatres and private showings nationwide; Genre: Documentary; Running Time: 1 hr., 12 min.)