The Inner Game

The Inner Game is about the relationship we have with our authentic self and our life’s purpose. The show features conversations with community and business leaders about how they grow personally to make a bigger difference in the world through the strength and health of their relationships and organizations.

Gwen Garcelon

The Inner Game returns to the studio once again for a live solo episode. This month host Gwen Garcelon offers words of hope and inspiration in the face of ongoing crisis. She also shares a teaching story from author Charles Eisenstein called "A Gathering of the Tribe."

Meet Greg Peterson, a sustainability innovator who created the Urban Farm on his 12,000 sq ft property in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona. His entirely regenerative and edible landscape produces a steady flow of fruit and vegetables year-round, and allows him to teach others about urban farming through his platform at urbanfarm.org. Greg talks about the spiritual orientation and choices that guide and nurture his work in the world.

Katrina Byars

Katrina Byars is a former Carbondale Town Trustee and current democratic candidate for Garfield County’s Board of County Commissioners. She has a Masters of Legal Studies in natural resources and environmental law and is a long-time advocate for healthy communities and healthy public lands. She shares her practices and mindset for maintaining strong leadership amidst the political and social challenges of these times.

Robert Egger

Social entrepreneur Robert Egger returns on The Inner Game to discuss community food system resiliency and soul fitness.

Laura Bartels

Gwen speaks with Mindful Life Program Executive Director Laura Bartels about inner sustainability and natural building.

Gwen Garcelon

Gwen Garcelon begins this season of The Inner Game with a personal reflection on the meaning behind grief and hope.

Calla Rose Ostrander

Climate Change Innovations Advisor Calla Rose Ostrander returns on The Inner Game, this time in-person, to discuss wise leadership and carbon sequestration. Listen to part 1 here.

Calla Rose Ostrander

Calla Rose Ostrander is a Climate Change Innovations Advisor to individuals and organizations dedicated to stabilizing Earth’s climate. For the past 3 years she has directed the Carbon Project to scale up a massive innovation in compost application to regenerate soil with carbon from the atmosphere. Hear how her Waldorf education has given her a unique approach as a leader.

Rita Marsh

Rita Marsh is the founder of Davi Nikent, Center for Human Flourishing. Among her many projects in the Roaring Fork Valley, including recent efforts to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous People's Day, Rita advocates for the Charter for Compassion, a worldwide movement that seeks to foster a peaceful world where all are treated with dignity, equity, and respect.

Jan Garrett

Gwen’s guest this month is award-winning singer-songwriter Jan Garrett. After touring with John Denver and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jan’s own message has become one of universal healing and peace. Along with her husband and musical partner, JD Martin, she has won multiple awards including the “Seal of Excellence” from the Positive Music Association.

Gwen Garcelon

On this month's show, Gwen offers her presentation "Embracing Collapse," that was recorded on May 29, 2019. The focus is to look at the predicament we are in on the planet from a wholehearted perspective -acknowledging the fear and grief while also choosing to accept the vast power, and empowerment, available to us. Gwen draws from insights gained as an activist and lobbyist on hunger and poverty issues, her spiritual practice and work supporting business and nonprofit leaders.

Robert Egger

Host Gwen Garcelon shares Part 2 of a conversation recorded with visionary social entrepreneur Robert Egger in 2009. Part 1 of this conversation is available here.

Robert Egger

Host Gwen Garcelon shares Part 1 of a conversation recorded with visionary social entrepreneur Robert Egger in 2009. Part 2 of this conversation aired on June 6, 2019.

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Illene Pevec, PhD created award winning school garden projects to bring the wisdom and healing of the Earth to children. She is the author of Growing a Life and is a specialist in educational reform centered on experiential garden-based learning. This is part 2 of her conversation with Gwen, for Part 1 click here

The Inner Game Features Illene Pevec

Mar 8, 2019
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Carbondale resident Illène Pevec, PhD, author of “Growing a Life", initiated her first award-winning school gardening program in 1998 at an elementary school in Vancouver, Canada. Since then, she has gained national and international recognition for her work.

This week on The Inner Game, Lisa DiNardo, horticulturist and arborist, talks about how important it has been to her to create and care for public spaces for people to connect to the land. She shares about how landscapes are communities, and how the health of human communities is interdependent with the land. The Inner Game airs monthly on KDNK and is about the relationship we have with our authentic self and our life’s purpose. The show features conversations with community and business leaders about how they grow personally to make a bigger difference in the world through the strength and health of their relationships and organizations. Hear past episodes here.

Amy Stanton

Gwen Garcelon speaks with Amy Stanton, co-author of The Feminine Revolution, on how reclaiming and expressing feminine power is causing an evolutionary leap for both men and women. Hear about strategies and practices you can use to access this power in your own life.

Gwen Garcelon

Gwen Garcelon shares about using inner tools to navigate the new information we have been given from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Susan Brady

Susan Brady is the founder of the 2Forks Club, a non-profit lending club making 0% interest loans to local food enterprises in the area. She talks about how her spiritual development inspires her as an elder to keep discovering the deeper contribution she can make with her life.

Bill Kight

Bill Kight once worked for the Forest Service protecting sacred indigenous sites. Here, he shares with Gwen Garcelon his perspective on fire and relationship to place.

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Brad Jarvis is founder of The Inner Activist, a Canadian nonprofit organization supporting change makers in developing the emotional intelligence and resiliency necessary for the collective transformation they are leading in the world. He shares about his own personal development journey motivated by his desire to heal the internal wounds he inherited from his family’s Holocaust trauma.

On today's show, Gwen Garcelon took the absense of a guest as an opportunity to share a deeply personal experience and the lessons that she gather from it.

Sotantar

Sotantar is a yoga teacher, manager of MANA Foods and a Roaring Fork Valley native. Here she shares about her journey.

Rev. Shawna Foster

Reverend Shawna Foster, minister for the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist church in Carbondale, talks about the intersection between spirituality and activism on The Inner Game.

Gwen Garcelon shares about radical self love with Amy Hutton, sustainable agriculture specialist, and Chris Beebe, architect and founder of GoBeMap app to support a healthy and consciously engaged lifestyle while on the road away from home..

Aaron Taylor

Aaron Taylor, director of the Way of Compassion Foundation and Bicycle Project, shares about the marriage between his spiritual practice and soulful passion.

Stephanie Syson

This month’s guest is Stephanie Syson, partner in two local agricultural businesses – Biodynamic Botanicals and Dynamic Roots. She is a mother, biodynamic farmer, local food entrepreneur, and lover of life. Hear about how our relationship to the earth is healing us and guiding us to a thrivable future.

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

Steve Beckley, an avid caver since childhood, founded the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park with his wife Jeanne in 1998. Host Gwen Garcelon speaks with Steve about his overlapping business and passion for education, exploration and fun. The Haunted Mine Drop, which opened in July 2017, was recently awarded USA Today's "Best New Amusement Park Attraction of 2017."

Deva Shantay

Deva Shantay, Co-Founder of True Nature Healing Arts, shares about her personal journey towards spiritual-awakening on The Inner Game.

Scott Barta

This month’s guest is Scott Barta, whose Indian heritage is Sioux and Winnebago. Scott’s parents were active in the American Indian Movement throughout the 70’s. And he is continuing their example of activism, especially as it relates to bringing women back into roles of leadership. Scott’s partner is Tara Sheahan who was our guest last month.

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