Enjoy the last days of our sweet but short summer in our great city of Chicago!
For those of you who came to our summer launch party…THANK YOU! You experienced the beautiful and innovative space of the DIRTT Green Learning Center. For those of you who were unable to join us, please see the photos from our event. If you are considering a renovation or building new construction for a business or residence, please consider building with DIRTT, a sustainable, advanced technological building solution. You can stop by their Green Learning Center showroom which is open to the public or reach out to Jessie Craigie, who was offering tours of the space at our summer event.
Mark Anthony Lord and Pride 2.0
ILLUMINE is very fortunate and blessed to have Mark Anthony Lord, founder of the Bodhi Spiritual Center, as a regular contributor to our Illumine community. He is insightful and passionate about his work. We are pleased to announce that his Pride 2.0 Kickstarter campaign was fully funded last week. Please join us in supporting his new ministry to assist LGBTQ people in establishing greater well-being in every area of life.
ILLUMINE Summer 2014 explores the theme of Tapas in the yoga tradition. Please read enlightening articles from the summer issue by Jim Kulakoski, Monica Yearwood, Paul Tootalian and Trayci Handelman.
So many readers have commented on the ILLUMINE difference. Among other things that make us stand out in the sea of lifestyle magazines is our visual impact. We have been blessed by the generous support of many local photographers, including Mary Carol Fitzgerald. ILLUMINE asked her about her work as a lifestyle photographer, her inspiration, and how professional photography can impact a business. Read it here.
Indigo, a Mindful Goods boutique opened September 1. Located at 1456 Waukegan Rd in Deerfield, this sweet boutique offers inspired and inspirational items for the yogi specifically, and also inspirational gifts for anyone in your life. Mention ILLUMINE and receive a 15% discount.
Click here for information on Deepak Chopra’s visit to Chicago, the Food for Education Benefit on October 19.
Sharon Gannon is coming to Chicago in September! Practice and be inspired by the co-founder of Jivamukti. The event is currently full, but you can click here to sign up for the waitlist. If the waitlist reaches 25 people, a new location will be announced to accommodate those waitlisted and additional attendees. The price of the ticket also includes her new cookbook, Simple Recipes for Joy.
Enjoy these late summer days with mocktails and cocktails at South Water Kitchen. We tasted and shared our favorites here.
Who is our Summer 2014 cover yogi? A few questions and answers with Adeoye.
The summer 2014 issue shares the manifesto of yogini, Joanna Taylor. “An ILLUMINE-d life” profiles an inspiring Chicago-area resident, who shares with Illumine readers the written manifesto s/he believes and practices. Email your nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org