Will's News

Tue, 2014-07-22 Will at Yogathon Olympic Flame

Come join Will and a host of other great teachers to experience one of Vancouver's best outdoor yoga events at Jack Poole Plaza on Saturday, August 16, 2014
Where
Jack Poole Plaza (Olympic Cauldron)
More Information
T: 778.840.8364
E: vancouver@yogathon.org

Tue, 2014-05-20 WILL BLUNDERFIELD TO HOST SPECIAL OLYMPICS GALA

The date is set: Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Kay Meek Centre in West Vancouver. This is going to be an ‘Academy Awards’ sort of evening, complete with red carpet welcome and televised performances. Will is thrilled to be hosting this very special event!

Fri, 2014-05-16 Will live in Vancouver for #Run4Housing!!

Because everyone deserves a home and to be fed. Please join Will at the Railway club for a burger, beer and live music. A great time is promised to be had by all, it will be a wonderful evening to connect to people and support an outstanding cause providing food to 147 people living at the Margeurite Ford Apartment Complex. Let's make a difference in our community and have fun doing it:) Ticket Cost is $25.00 Which includes a burger, beer and live Music:) Funds raised will be going towards Rain City Housing's Scotiabank Half Marathon Team:)

Fri, 2014-04-04 Will to teach and perform at BC PLACE STADIUM!

Join the Whitecaps and Will Blunderfield for an exclusive yoga session at BC Place Stadium on Sunday, August 10th.

Will is thrilled to teach and perform with his favourite team! Hope to see you there!!

Thu, 2014-03-20 Will Blunderfield and Team Vega

Will is a proud Ambassador for Vega, Canada's leading plant-based nutritional line. “As a musician who also teaches yoga and spin full time, I need to pay special attention to my nutrition without spending a lot of time in preparation. Vega products offers me a quick, pre- or post-class option that not only tastes great but is also packed with the vitamins and nutrients that I need every day. While traveling across the world, I know Vega One will help provide me with the fuel I need to shine!” Check out Vega below!

Fri, 2014-01-17 JUST ANNOUNCED: The Railway Club presents Will Blunderfield

See Will live in Vancouver! Show begins at 10pm. All proceeds to charity. Tix $21 at the door. www.therailwayclub.com

Sat, 2014-01-11 Will to lead Detox Tour in Okinawa with Japan's Heeki Park!

March 28-30th! For information in English, please email willblunderfield.jp@gmail.com

2014年春、沖縄サンマリーナリゾートホテルにて
HEEKI PARK & WILL BLUNDERFIELD
コラボ企画のデトックスツアーを開催します。

沖縄の大自然の中でヨガ、瞑想、哲学を学び
本当の自分に出会う旅に出かけてみませんか?

定員は羽田発10名・福岡発10名
限定20名様のツアーとなっております。

お値段は飛行機代、ホテル宿泊料金(相部屋)
そして食事代(1日目夜、2日目朝・昼・夜、3日目朝・昼)
ヨガ受講料が全て含まれています。
*個室希望の方は別途料金にて承ります

☆スケジュール☆
羽田空港(08:45)発→那覇空港(11:35)着 (直行)
福岡空港(09:45)発→那覇空港(11:05)着 (直行)

(28日)
15:00~16:00 ウェルカムParty 
16:30~18:00 Power YOGA (WILL) 
18:30~19:30 全員でそろって夕食
20:00~21:30 Yin YOGA (HEEKI)

(29日)
7:00~7:30 ビーチで歩く瞑想
7:30~8:30 Hatha YOGA(WILL)
8:30~9:30 朝食 (ホテルにて)
10:00~12:00 座学(HEEKI)
12:00~13:00 ランチ 
13:00~14:00 ボイスレッスン(WILL)
14:00~16:00 Jivamukti YOGA (HEEKI)
16:00~18:00 FREE TIME&夕食
18:00~20:00 Power YOGA(WILL)
20:00~21:30 ヤントラ瞑想 (HEEKI)

(30日)
7:00~7:30 ビーチ瞑想
7:30〜8:30 太陽礼拝 (HEEKI)
8:30~9:30 朝食 (ホテルにて)
10:00~12:00 クロージングYOGA (HEEKI&WILL)
12:00~13:00 クロージングPARTY
13:00~    FREE TIME&昼食

那覇空港(18:30)発→羽田空港(20:40)着 (直行)
那覇空港(18:00)発→福岡空港(19:35)着 (直行)

*持ち物
ヨガマット・着替え・色鉛筆

Mon, 2013-11-18 JAPANESE CHRISTMAS TOUR ANNOUNCED

Will has announced new Japanese tour dates!
General on sales for the following shows will begin November 19 at 10am local venue time. Tickets to the Fukushima show will go on sale today!

Saturday December 14th
Chalumuae 3D Fes@Miyagi
http://chalumnae3d.jimdo.com

Sunday December 15th
Christmas Yoga Live@Fukushima
http://willblunderfield.blogspot.jp/2013/11/yoga.html

Wednesday December 18th
Christmas Rave@Noa Studio in Tokyo
http://www.yoga.jp/event/will2.html

Friday December 20th
Christmas Concert@Cortile in Tokyo
https://www.facebook.com/events/546282498780118/?ref_dashboard_filter=ca...

Sunday December 22nd
Christmas Yoga Party@Yoga Breeze in Fukuoka
http://app.yogabreeze.jp/yogabreeze-events#ac37493

Private classes are available only on Thursday December 19th. Email willblunderfield.jp@gmail.com for reservations.

Mon, 2013-11-04 Will is back in Vancouver!

Will is back in Vancouver until Dec! Check out his upcoming classes 

Chopra Yoga / Monday 12:15 BARRE

Arbutus Club / Tuesday 10:30 YOGA MUSIC FUSION

Hollyburn Country Club / Tuesday 6pm SPINGA

Westcoast Hot Yoga / Tuesday 8pm WILLS HOUR

Young Women's Christian Association / Wednesday 6:30pm YOGA 

Chopra Yoga / Wednesday 8:15pm HOT 

Arbutus Club / Thursday 12 SPINGA

Young Women's Christian Association / Thursday 1:15pm YOGA FLOW

Westcoast Hot Yoga / Saturday 5:15pm WILLS HOUR

Hollyburn Country Club / Sunday 9:30 SPINGA

Hollyburn Country Club / Sunday 11 POWER YOGA 

Mon, 2013-11-04 Support Will's new Album!

Dear yoga fam, thank you for all the support! We are excited to be teaming up with RainCity Housing to launch Will's new fundraising campaign. 25% of proceeds directly benefit gay, lesbian and trans youth in Vancouver. Help get kids off the street while helping Will and his team finish the creation of the new album! Donate here.

Thu, 2013-10-17 Will Blunderfield, Jeff Hyslop perform at upcoming Vancouver series

Check it out yoga fam! On Friday October 25th Will rocks the FNL series: http://bit.ly/1emV8LF

Fri, 2013-09-27 Will Teaches & Performs In Japan, Covers Wicked Hit “Defying Gravity”
Yoga Fam: couldn’t make it to Japan for Will’s shows and yoga classes? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Check out the latest photos and footage here.
Fri, 2013-09-27 Will Visits with Wicked Cast

While in Tokyo for a promotional tour, Will took some time out to see the Japanese production of Wicked. Take a look at the fun photos with the cast taken backstage after the performance at Will's Japanese facebook page.

Mon, 2013-09-02 Will Speaks Out for Russia's LGBT Community

Join Will and other speakers at the Russian Consulate at 475 Howe St, Vancouver at 6.30pm for the Global Speak Out in Vancouver!

We’re not alone. On September 3rd, other cities around the world will gather at Russian embassies and town centers in solidarity with all Russians, gay and straight, affected by these ‘propaganda’ laws while celebrating love, equality, and freedom of speech for all people.

***UPDATE from XTRA: "Speaker Will Blunderfield told the crowd that equality is a right and not a privilege to be bestowed by the state.

"Vladimir Putin is a hateful man who has made homophobia acceptable in his country," he says. He then led the crowd in singing John Lennon's “Imagine.”" Source: http://dailyxtra.com/vancouver/news/vancouvers-queer-community-rallies-r...

Not in Vancouver? Join another event near you: www.allout.org/russiaevents...

All Out encourages people to remain peaceful and positive to urge world leaders to pressure Putin to end the crackdown on Russian human rights.

Wed, 2013-07-10 Will is Big in Japan!

Check out Will's upcoming tour and yoga show culminating in 4 sold-out appearances in Yokohama and Tokyo! TOUR: http://willblunderfield.com/content/japan-tour-fall-2013-imagine

Will's MUSE Show (music only): http://ticket.corich.jp/apply/46897/

YogaFest 2013 / Yoga Show (yoga & music): http://www.yogafest.jp/2013/

 

Thu, 2013-06-06 Will Blunderfield featured in Asia's Largest Fitness Magazine!

Message from Will: "I had an interview with Oxygen Mag in Korea and it's out in stores today! had good old chit chat about yoga, my music and G Dragon!"

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English excerpt:

Q: Hello Will, Thank you for sitting down with us for an interview for Oxygen Korea. For Koreans who do not know about you well, please introduce yourself.

W: Hello Oxygen Magazine Korea! It is a treat to chat with you. I am a yoga teacher and recording artist based out of beautiful Vancouver, BC Canada. I am fortunate to get to travel the word teaching yoga and performing at studios, conferences, and also more mainstream venues. My intention is to share as much joy as I can through yoga, music, and my message of love.

Q: When did you start Yoga? Also explain your own yoga style.

W: I began studying yoga when I was at Musical Theater Conservatory in NYC. That was back in 2003 when I was 17. I found yoga to be very grounding amongst the hustle and bustle of the big city. One of our most strict acting teachers made us do very challenging yoga routines before we went onstage to clear our minds, balance our bodies, and cultivate focus and the ability to listen to our acting and musical partners.

For me, therefore, yoga has always been a marriage with self-expression and music. It says in the Bhagavad Gita (the core text of yoga) “Yoga is the practice of tolerating the consequences of being yourself.” I always encourage my students to feel free to be who they are, to move at their own pace, and to explore different ways of being present throughout the class.

About your yoga style, what do you have philosophical idea for doing yoga?

I’m inspired by the Vedas (another yogic text) where it says, “drop the teachings, create your own practice, and find your own truth.” I am inspired by yoga teachers like Sadie Nardini (from Brooklyn, NY), Heeki Park (Japanese-Korean), and Akira Watamoto (from Japan) who aren’t afraid to cultivate their own styles that are true to their hearts. I believe that when you are true to yourself, your offering will resonate more and be more healing for people who are like you. In order for your students to be able to “find” you, you must be brave and speak your truth, and your tribe will surround you. Like heals like.

Q: There are many people who have inspired and impressed on your music. Please say about your first album.

W: Thank you! With an aim to create something modern and new, my sound is a unique collision of rock opera, devotional chant and pop music. I weave spoken word with traditional Indian instruments including the harmonium. For me it's about getting more people exposed to yoga through the universality of pop music!! I am currently working on new music with producers Mike Southworth and Brian West (U2, Nelly Furtado, K'Naan, Savage Garden).

The music I write is designed to connect, designed to heal…I wrote this album for people who struggle with insecurity, shame, and self-image issues. It's about using chant music to bring us into this surreal place of it's enough, I'm enough. I'm ok. You can listen to my music at www.itunes.com/willblunderfield

Q: What do you think about your own music world and music style?

W: I love that yoga music is so diverse! There are other chant artists on the same label as myself (nutonemusic.com) who fuse everything from reggae, world, adult contemporary, Brazilian fusion, and more with yoga chant. I love incorporating Sanskrit mantras into my pop and theatrical music because it raises the vibration of the songs. A MANTRA is a mystical energy encased in a sound structure. Every mantra contains within its vibration a certain power. Upon concentration and repetition of a given mantra, its energy is liberated and takes form...

Q: I heard that you play spontaneous music in your class. Where those inspirations come from?

W: I love that I get to perform almost every day in my classes during savasana. My original compositions are inspired by devotional chant, World Music, Musical Theater and Mantra Music. Sometimes the whole class sings as a group. Singing is a form of Pranayama. Music can be very cathartic, healing, and, like yoga, helps us come from our hearts.

Q: You are living in Canada and do yoga. What do you think about distinctive style of yoga in Canada? Also please say about difference between yoga in Canada and yoga in other countries.

W: Vancouver, Canada is considered one of the yoga capitals of North America! In fact, lululemon, the popular yoga apparel company, was created here!! One of the unique aspects of Vancouver’s yoga scene is the beautiful outdoor classes that happen in our parks, beaches and retreats in the summer. In fact, I am leading a special Yoga Fit retreat for my Korean and Japanese fans along with Heeki Park here at the end of July 2013 that includes a fun trip to Whister, BC. Please email willblunderfield.jp@gmail.com or go to willblunderfield.com for more details!

Q: Please recommend place for practicing yoga and good teachers in Canada.

W: Chopra Yoga Center (ChopraYoga.com) and Westcoast Hot Yoga (WestcoastHotYoga.com) are both two beautiful studios I teach at here in Canada. Some great teachers here are Eoin Finn, Dan Clement, and Gloria Latham.

Q: At the end of interview, hope you see in Korea someday, and say something to yogis in Korea.

W: I hope to come to Korea very soon! G-Dragon is one of my favorite artists and my best friend is from Seoul! And I love Bi Bim Bap

Tue, 2013-06-04 Will's yoga summer series! At the Harbour Centre!

The Vancouver Lookout is excited to announce “Summer Yoga” dates with Will Blunderfield. Elevate Mind, Body, and Spirit while taking in the view from 550ft above sea level.

1, July 5th at 6:00pm
2, July 19th at 6:00pm
3, August 16th at 6:00pm

$15
Childrens yoga $10.00 per child (includes 1 adult complimentary admission)

With the purchase of a yoga session you will receive 1 complimentary Lookout admission to use at your leisure (does not include children’s yoga purchase)

Sat, 2013-04-20 Summer Bootcamp with Will Blunderfield & Friends!

Please join us for the healing yogadventure of a lifetime end of July 2013.

Join Will and Katherine Moore, as well as Heeki Park from Yoga Journal Japan for a BC summer retreat of healing, yoga, and sound. In our journey leading to a live performance at Wanderlust, we will regenerate with daily hot yoga, meditation to music, soaking up the sun and relaxation on local beaches, prana runs with Katherine in the forest, the astonishing rhythm & power of chant, and memories that will last a lifetime.

Retreat includes transformational hot yoga with Will everyday; sunrise meditation; Jivamukti yoga with Heeki, a group opening and closing party with vegetarian cuisine; pilgrimage to Wanderlust Whistler and accommodations in Vancouver and Whistler. Only 3 spots left! To book email willblunderfield.jp@gmail.com

Wed, 2013-03-06 Will Blunderfield joins Tommy Europe & friends for Breast Health Event!

On April 13, 2013, Bust a Move benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation will unite hundreds of participants at the Richmond Olympic Oval for a fun-filled, day-long, exercise marathon supporting life-saving breast cancer research taking place at the BC Cancer Agency.

Today, Will joins forces with Tommy Europe, Kala Polman-Tuin to spread the message of living your dream, speaking your truth, and opening the heart through yoga & music.

Thu, 2013-02-28 Will Blunderfield Embarks on Asia-Wide Tour

AMAZING TOUR: An Experience to Enlighten.
Yoga meets music, song and dance to create dynamic delight for all ages!

What do you get when you mix two high-energy yoga teachers who are also music-making maniacs, dancing fools and fabulous friends?
In a unique yoga quest, chart topping musician Blunderfield and voice artist Ingrid Nilson join together to inspire and uplift the entire world. And they're starting with Asia.

We aim to tell a story about liberation and equality through yoga, fashion, movement and music. With a full set-list of original music, ancient mantras and chart-topping tunes, classes are engaged in an immersive and inclusive yoga experience.

The journey begins with Will and Ingrid on a magic space ship, suspending the students’ perception of time, space, location and dimension. We are trapped on a planet that is first presented as a Utopian society and gradually appears more and more dystopian.

We find ourselves stuck in a conformist society with no culture. Ingrid and Will are essentially fugitives with a singular objective: To free as many people as we can through the socially subversive power of yoga, music & self-expression.

We start in the ship with plain, simple colourless outfits eventually bursting out in song, feathers, brighter colors and more revealing outfits. Wink.

Come aboard for a magical concert spaceship experience complete with dancing and singing in multiple languages mixed into a yoga class for all levels.

It will engage, inspire and uplift.

Thu, 2013-02-28 Taiwan Yoga Marathon for PETA

Will Blunderfield is excited to headline Taiwan's first international yoga event, The Taiwan Yoga Marathon on March 31st! All proceeds benefit PETA Asia
台灣瑜珈馬拉松是一項既有意義、同時極具挑戰性的慈善活動,主辦單位希望藉此教育大眾透過瑜珈運動來保持身心健康。
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台灣瑜珈馬拉松是一項既有意義、同時極具挑戰性的慈善活動,主辦單位希望藉此教育大眾透過瑜珈運動來保持身心健康。

Taiwan Yoga Matathon is a meaningful and challenging charity fund-raising event. The prime objective of this event is to promote health awareness among Hong Kong citizens via yoga practice.

全球許多眾多出色專業瑜珈老師將全力支持,於活動當日帶領參加者一連串瑜珈練習。

A series of renowned professional yogis will lead the program and perform yoga demonstrations on the day of the event.

Thu, 2013-02-07 Will Blunderfield + RAW food cooking class

Like RAW food? Will is teaming up with a top chef from Organic Lives to bring you Vancouver's first ever RAW YOGA EXTRAVAGANZA. Sign up here to get the secret location: https://www.facebook.com/events/407431322675181/

Mon, 2013-02-04 WILL BLUNDERFIELD OKINAWA RETREAT

People from the Ryukyu Islands (of which Okinawa is the largest) have a life expectancy among the highest in the world. Come with Will on a transformational yoga / chant retreat to Okinawa, Japan. Enjoy the magic of each day with optional activities ranging from mantra music workshops, transformational yoga, sunset meditation & a rockin' musical performance to exploring some of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world!

Whether you are an experienced yogi, have always wanted to try yoga, or just want to go deeper into your yoga practice, get ready for an empowering and rejuvenating experience of healing relaxation, yoga and music that will bring greater passion and purpose to your life.

The retreat is almost sold out! Apply now and join us this March in Asia's tropical paradise! http://bit.ly/UXsJml

"Lead a life of your own design, on your own terms—not one that others, or your society have scripted for you."
- Will Blunderfield

Tue, 2013-01-29 Will Blunderfield on National TV Will stopped by the Life & Style with Zara Show to talk about yoga, his time in NYC, and even sang an improptu chant with Biffy. Watch it above!
Tue, 2013-01-29 Will Blunderfield Set to Rock with Winner of China's THE VOICE Will Blunderfield is excited to be singing with international stars including THE VOICE China's Yunyi Wang Feb 9th in Vancouver at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, and looks forward to performing his favorite song off his record choreographed by Joel Hanna, Cherry Hui and the team behind the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Tickets can be purchased here!
Sat, 2013-01-26 "Rock Om" Collection is back in stock! Rockstar mala sold out!
Will's Rock Om Malas are back in stock! Visit the Official Mala Imports Store to order your mala today! Also, now is your last chance to get Will's exclusive Rockstar Mala with less then 3 necklaces remaining at Chopra Yoga! There are no plans to restock these malas in the short term, so if you're looking to get your hands on one, now's the time!
Sat, 2013-01-26 WILL BLUNDERFIELD HEADLINES VICTORIA YOGA CONFERENCE!
Victoria Yoga Conference has announced Will Blunderfield the musical headliner for the first annual YOGA CONFERENCE at the Convention Center at Victoria Harbor. It kicks off February 1st and is set to be a weekend of yoga, fun, food, and amazing performances. Yoga instructors & spiritual teachers including Sadie Nardini, Danielle LaPorte, & Gabby Bernstein will kick off the conference along with Blunderfield. Details of Will's 3 conference events (interactive talk, performance, & class) here.
Thu, 2013-01-17 Bringing healing and joy to Japan: Vancouver duo's yoga-music project aims to lift spirits of kids after disaster trauma

Vancouver singer and yoga teacher Will Blunderfield and Sachie Kageyama are taking healing yoga and music to children who survived the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami. They're holding a Vancouver fundraiser Jan. 19.

Photograph by: Les Bazso, PNG , Vancouver Sun

Sachie Kageyama can't forget Fukushima. The city, her childhood home, was struck by a catastrophic triple meltdown at its nuclear power plant following the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.

While touring Japan last September with yoga teacher and singer-songwriter Will Blunderfield, the music manager met a young girl whose family had moved out of Fukushima after the disaster.

"She was in a new city and none of the children in the park wanted to play with her or touch her. They thought she was radioactive."

In Fukushima, families are still afraid to let their children play outdoors, says Kageyama. Restrictions on outdoor play were put in place after the disaster, an attempt to limit exposure to radiation. Most restrictions have been lifted, but the fear remains.

A year after the meltdown, 36 per cent of the children in the area are suffering from abnormal cysts and growths on their thyroids.

Although dozens of indoor playgrounds are being built, children are also suffering from a sense of loss, headaches, depression and rising obesity, according to health researchers.

Their plight inspired Kageyama and Blunderfield to design a unique aid mission - to bring yoga and music to the children of Fukushima.

"The purpose is to bring hope and joy," said Blunderfield.

The Fukushima project, an initiative entirely funded through donations, will bring an inspirational yoga and music experience to elementary school children and preschoolers in Fukushima during a week-long series of events in March.

In addition to bringing his musical yoga to children, Blunderfield will train elementary school teachers in children's yoga. To facilitate ongoing opportunities for the schoolchildren to do yoga, they are fundraising to buy yoga mats for the schools.

"Yoga and music are life forces, they elevate," Blunderfield said.

Blunderfield's unique "glee yoga" incorporates singing, dancing and inspirational play, making it a hit with kids and adults, and has made him one of Vancouver's most beloved yoga teachers.

Making yoga fun is one of Blunder-field's specialties - and he has seen his own life turned around by the practice.

The singer-songwriter, who grew up in Vancouver, was a choir nerd well before Glee made that sort of thing cool. He studied musical theatre in New York before returning to Canada where he tried out for Canadian Idol.

After getting cut from the top 75 for being "too theatrical," Blunderfield immersed himself in yoga. After he started singing in classes - everything from rock anthems to chant to his own songs - he found his voice, an audience and a following.

Blunderfield has a huge following in Japan, where yoga and pop culture intersect in unusual ways. On a recent tour, he was surprised to hear his yoga-influenced tune Longtime Sun in rotation on a pop station, played right after Christina Aguilera.

"In Tokyo, I taught a yoga class. They gave me a Britney Spears microphone and a disco ball came down from the ceiling," he recalls.

After performing at the opening and closing ceremonies of the Yokohama Yoga fest - one of the largest yoga festivals in the world - last September and participating in a local Pray For Japan relief fundraiser, he and Kageyama decided to create their own relief effort.

Kageyama, who flew over to Japan immediately after the earthquake toting plastic bins full of infant formula, diapers and noodles, said her sister laughed at her when she showed up wearing makeshift radiation gear - three layers of face masks, waterproof clothing and goggles.

Like the rest of the world, she was operating out of fear. This rescue operation, says Blunderfield, "is about love."

The effects of the radiation on the 360,000 children under the age of 18 who lived in Fukushima Prefecture is not yet fully understood, but "the fear and stigma makes it worse," said Kageyama. "It's not a virus. It's not a flu. Fukushima is still a beautiful place."

Blunderfield and a host of other performing artists are holding a yoga and music fundraiser for The Fukushima Project on Jan. 19, at 10 a.m. at the Vancouver Buddhist Temple. All ages are welcome. Admission is $30 at the door. Donations can also be made at gofundme.com/1ongt4.

dryan@vancouversun.com

© Copyright (c) The Vancouver Sun

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/Bringing+healing+Japan/7811541...

Tue, 2013-01-15 Vancouver Fundraiser this Saturday!

Will Blunderfield is part of the Fukushima Yoga Project, which aims at raising money for children affected by the tsunami. The fundraiser performance/class is this Saturday at the Vancouver Buddhist Temple (220 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver, BC).
Fukushima Yoga Project is dedicated to providing urgently needed kids yoga classes to radiation-affected children in the Fukushima region of Japan, generating awareness, support, and joy for children there.
Help do your part by contributing as little as $1. To do so, click the link below. Thanks for your support! SUPPORT
Tue, 2013-01-01 Will Talks Touring, Influences, and rockin' at a theatrical Yoga Studio!
Yoga Fam, we're rapidly approaching Feb 2nd, and Will's rockin' performance, talk, & yoga class at the Victoria Yoga Conference. But in the meantime, Will sat down with Hello Yoga to talk about his favorite parts of touring, music, and his recent sold-out yoga experience in Yokohama. Asked his favorite meditation technique, Will says "You just sit cross legged and take a deep breath, and you sigh it out, sit nice and tall, and you say, 'It’s ok, whatever it is, it’s already here. Let me open to it.' and you take another deep breath. And you just open to what is. So, if you start to judge yourself you can just smile at that and recognize that it’s just billions of dollars of advertising. It’s a kind of let go and don’t let anything stop you kind of energy. I think that’s what yoga is all about. It’s one thing to stay connected in a yoga class, but if you want to stay connected outside the class I think you have to train ourself not to care what other people think so much."
Mon, 2012-12-03 Will Blunderfield Featured in Yoga Journal

 Will Blunderfield checks in with Yoga Journal to discuss some of the creative components to his new classes and album, Imagine. While Blunderfield says the album isn’t a huge departure from his signature sound, he did take time to explore some new territory. He notes that there is a song on the album called "Dancing in the Rain", which lyrically and thematically, is unlike any other song people have heard from him (but is very similar to the messages he shares in his classes). Will also explains how his experience hopping from city to city in Japan and the US, brought about the album’s and new hot series' energy. 

 

Sat, 2012-11-24 Tokyo Karaoke Yoga

★Tama Organicさんとのコラボ企画★
Will Blunderfieldによるヨガの後、Tama Organicのマクロビランチ弁当でランチタイム!

午前11時、午後1時、午後3時、午後6時の4合計クラスを予定しています。
午前11時のクラスはチャイルドケアも用意していますので、お子さん連れの方も是非参加してください。

A:11:00〜 12:30 定員20名
Willによる特別ヨガレッスン45分とタマオーガニックのお弁当
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A,Cクラス終了後、希望者の方に無料でベリーフィットヨガのクラスを開催します!
(A,Cクラス参加者のみ無料でのベリーフィット体験!)

C: 15:00〜16:30 定員20名
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D: 18:00〜20:00 定員40名
Willによるキャンドルナイトヨガとタマオーガニックのお弁当
   $35(11月28日までのの申し込みと支払い)

  

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当日券は販売していませんので、11月28日(水曜日)までにお支払いお願いします。

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Sat, 2012-11-17 Will Blunderfield ROCK OM Collection debuts Monday:

Reminder Will fans! Will Blunderfield's ROCK OM collection to help benefit CBCF.org launches this Monday November 19th! The signature collection collaboration between Will Blunderfield & Mala Imports, Will's ROCK OM malas are the perfect gift for any Will Blunderfield fan. Hurry up and get yours today!

Fri, 2012-11-16 Will's New World Single You Are More (神秘の力) [Rock Om Mix]

Yoga Fam! Will just announced his plans to release a new world single, to celebrate his new Rock Om Malas from Mala Imports! The single will be available for download on November 19th exclusively at Will's Official Online Store. Pre-order your ROCK OM mala today at Mala Imports and receive a full download of the song on November 19th!

Download the single here!

Mon, 2012-11-05 Want to See Will Blunderfield In An Acoustic Show?

Tickets are only $5 and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to a local charity – Obakki Foundation in order to support the establishment of a well in South Sudan Tickets & Info: The Yoga Conference & Show at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Tue, 2012-10-02 Will Blunderfield Set to Open for Deepak Chopra

Will Blunderfield is thrilled to be opening for Deepak Chopra and other best-selling authors at the PNE Forum in Vancouver and looks forward to performing some songs off his upcoming record.

“A renowned physician and author, Deepak Chopra is undoubtedly one of the most lucid and inspired philosophers of our time.” – Mikhail Gorbachev

Saturday October 13, 2012 | 3pm | The PNE Forum

Want to find out more about this one-of-a-kind event? Check out the official SEED Event site here.
Mon, 2012-09-24 Will's Pray For Japan Concert

For Will's Japan fans who missed his sold out events in Yokohama, 3 additional concerts have been planned (willblunderfield.com/events)! Come to Pray For Japan Saturday, September 29, 2012
5:00pm until 7:00pm in PDT
東京都渋谷区道玄坂2-8-1 大和田ビルB1
カナダより来日中の歌手Will Blunderfieldが歌います♫
http://www.willblunderfield.com/events

バンクーバー出身、ヨガ講師でもあり歌手でもあるWillが
カナダへ戻る前に渋谷にて
被災地へ向けたチャリティーライブを行います。

Pray for JAPAN
チャリティディナーライブ
渋谷区道玄坂2-8-1大和ビルB1
HI-MAWARI

17時より19時
16時30分より受付
5500円 飲物、食事付

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Will's charity showcase @ Shibuya
Come and JOIN!!

http://www.willblunderfield.com/

Where: Hi-Mawari
2-8-1-B1 Dougenzaka Shibuya Tokyo

What time: 5:00pm start

How much: ¥5500 (include food and drink)

Tue, 2012-09-04 Will Wins Vancouver's Best Yoga Teachers!

BC Living has named Will Blunderfield one of Vancouver's best yoga teachers. Make sure to head over to Twitter to congratulate him!

Tue, 2012-08-28 "The River" Video Premier It's finally here!! The new video for Will Blunderfield's popular single "The River." Leave a comment on VEVO or YouTube and let Will know you think!
Wed, 2012-08-15 Bollywood, Bhangra & Will Blunderfield! Could it get any better?

Get out those dancin' shoes! Will Blunderfield will be performing at "Sawan Mela", a concert being held at Plaza of Nations in Vancouver on August 18th! Sawan Mela brings the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of India to Vancouver. To learn more about the event, click here!

Thu, 2012-08-09 Renowned Celebrity Jeweler, Mala Imports, Releases Exclusive Will Blunderfield Rockstar Mala Collection

It’s been months in the planning, but the wait is almost over! The exclusive collection of Will Blunderfield Rockstar Malas designed in collaboration with jeweler-to-the-stars Mala Imports will debut in Japan September 15th and October 1st in North America! In the meantime, check out Mala Imports' latest offerings at their official site below.

Pieces from Will's line will be available at at all his Asia tour events! Check out www.yogafest.jp for more info.

Tue, 2012-08-07 Signature Playlist from Will!

Before he tours Asia, Will has created a playlist for your home or on-the-road yoga practice! Featuring chill world beats & uplifting pop from his signature Vancouver classes.

Shake Your Asana! from wblunderfield on 8tracks.

Thu, 2012-08-02 Yokohama appearance SOLD OUT

Check back soon for additional events & appearances in Japan!
Don't miss Will's ROCKSTAR YOGA EXPERIENCE & autograph signing at Fab Academy in Roppongi starting at 8:45pm Sept 18th! The first 20 people are guaranteed an autographed CD by Will!
Get full details of the event here
Fri, 2012-06-22 Will Blunderfield Set to Rock Japan

Will Blunderfield shares his excitement to be singing & teaching this September in Japan, and looks forward to performing some of new songs and the theme-song of Asia's largest yoga festival!
Want to find out more? Check out what he has to say here.

Wed, 2012-05-30 Will Goes Acoustic for Canadian & Int'l Tour Dates Will recently performed at the Chateau for the Whistler Yoga Conference, kicking off his summer tour starting at Shanti Yoga and ending in Yokohama, Japan in September. While he chatted about his upcoming album, Imagine, he also sang amazing acoustic versions of “Long Time Sun” and his new single, “Dancing in the Rain”. Watch the stripped down performance of the track below.
Sun, 2012-05-20 KarmaFace and Will Blunderfield Eyeliner Launch at the Shangri-La Hotel

From music to malas to now eyeliner, there is something for Will Blunderfield fans everywhere.

Enjoy a live musical performance at the Shangri-La by Vancouver's own Will Blunderfield featuring Jory Pierce & Mackenzie Carlson from So You Think You Can Dance Canada as we celebrate the official Canadian launch of KarmaFace Cosmetics! $1 from every product purchased is donated to the YWCA women's shelters. Read More

Will excitedly said, “KarmaFace has been customizing this waterproof eyeliner for me for months. It’s the perfect partnership and the product is amazing. I’ve even bought KarmaFace cosmetics for my mom & friends – they love them. Couldn’t have asked for better and can’t wait to see my students wearing it!”

Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2012 Location: The Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver Time: 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

 

Sun, 2012-05-13 Will Blunderfield & Sarah McLachlan Visit with Vancouver Men's Chorus

After a busy week of performances in Whistler, the CBCF gala and World of Smiles Telethon, Will took some time out to see the Vancouver Men's Chorus QUEENS production on Granville Island. Take a look at the fun photos with soloist Yogi Omar and Will's labelmate Sarah McLachlan taken after the performance.

 

 

 

Tue, 2012-05-08 Will tweets about next TV appearance

Will is gearing up to headline the World of Smiles Telethon airing live across Canada May 27th. The telethon benefits the BC Children's Hospital Foundation. During the telethon, viewers will enjoy six hours of special programming, featuring local patient stories and entertainment from Canada and internationally. During this time viewers are encouraged to call in to make a donation in support of BC Children's Hospital Foundation.
Visit Twitter for live updates & more
Sun, 2012-05-06 Will Stuns in Whistler!

Who saw Will commanding the stage at Whistler Yoga Conference over the weekend, performing new songs off his upcoming record "Imagine"?! Check out this behind-the-scenes photo with Will's longtime friend & partner in crime Danielle Mika Nagel and if you haven't downloaded the new single - do it now! iTunes.com/WillBlunderfield

Thu, 2012-05-03 Will Blunderfield wants Japanese ticket scam to vanish

Will Blunderfield and his management have issued warnings to Japanese fans: “We are permanently based at Chopra Yoga Center & YYoga here in Vancouver performing ‘Glee Yoga’ 6 days a week. We are not performing in any other cities internationally or even in the U.S. until September 2012.

“Recent announcements about the show performing in Japan are totally inaccurate. Potential ticket buyers, sponsors or anybody else is forewarned to not engage in any way with this falsely advertised production. There are Web sites charging up to $200 a ticket for high-end yoga studios and non-existent venues in Tokyo and in Osaka in March.

“It’s a scam -- please tell everybody not to lose their money over this. We were unaware until our fans started asking how long we would be in Japan. Fortunately, Japanese media have now picked up the story to expose the scam.”

Wed, 2012-05-02 Will Blunderfield Celebrates 150,000 CD Releases with GET YOUR OM ON: The Tour

Less than a year after it’s critically-acclaimed debut, Will Blunderfield’s HALLELUJAH debut record has hit a milestone – 150,000 releases of the record world-wide! Celebrate with Will, who will be sharing old favorites from HALLELUJAH and new music from his upcoming record. Click on the link below for upcoming GET YOU OM ON tour dates!

Mon, 2012-04-09 Will Announces Special Performance!

We are excited to announce that great artists and very special guests including TED2011 speaker John Hunter will join Will Blunderfield & CTV host Coleen Christie April 17th for Vancouver’s Projecting Change Film Festival Gala. What is sure to be a stunning show, is set to take place on opening night to kick off the festival. Stay tuned for more exciting performance announcements!

Mon, 2012-04-02 The Countdown to Will's VEVO Premiere Starts Now!

"Like" Will's official FB fanpage and check out exclusive behind-the-scenes shots of his upcoming video debut!

Wed, 2012-03-28 New "Amazing Grace" Remix EP!
Will just released two new remixes of his charity single, "Amazing Grace"! Take a listen to the new remixes below and then head over to Will's Official iTunes store where the new Remix EP is exclusively available for download. All proceeds go to support breast cancer research. Amazing Grace (Pink Ribbon Sanskrit Celebration Mix) [feat. Bif Naked] by willblunderfield
Sun, 2012-02-12 Check Out an Interview with Will Blunderfield on Life & Style
Will Blunderfield sat down with Zara Durrani, host of Canadian TV series Life & Style with Zara. See what Will has to say about the origins of yoga, living with intention, and inspiring your practice! Watch the full segment below:
Thu, 2012-02-09 Will Brings Glee Yoga to Local Highschools!
Will is bringing the Glee Yoga Experience to local highschools with the support of @The Diversity Project! "My intention is to promote love, acceptance, self-empowerment, bravery and joy thru self-expressed movement/music, moments of sheer playfulness and others of disarming honesty." To book an event at your school give us a shout out at will@willblunderfield.com or calan@thediversityproject.ca
Wed, 2012-02-01 Show Your Support!
The "Amazing Grace" (Pink Ribbon Celebration Remixes) will be available on iTunes March 27th! To celebrate Will headlining the Canadian Breast Cancer Awareness Gala, show some love and purchase a ticket or make a donation here to benefit the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Join us on May 3, 2012 with your colleagues, friends and companions and honour the women in your life by celebrating 20 years of progress in breast cancer research and supporting the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. We’ll share our progress toward our vision of a future without breast cancer by 2020, highlight amazing research breakthroughs and celebrate personal triumphs by local celebrities with a special performance by headlining act Will Blunderfield. More info here.
Sat, 2012-01-28 NEW YEAR, NEW YOU!

HAVE A COACHING SESSION WITH WILL to ROCK YOUR 2012! Get his expert advice on yoga, music, marketing, relationships, your personal yoga/meditation practice, living your passion, getting your message out there, freedom from suffering...or whatever you need!

Email will@willblunderfield.com for more info
Wed, 2012-01-25 Will's Music Causing Quite A Stir in Europe! Some lucky reviewers from France got an exclusive listen to the international version of Will Blunderfield's album. Check out what they had to say! Wild Tunes France: Oscillant entre les compositions mélancoliques au piano, la presque-pop, la world et la récitation de mantras en indien, c’est un artiste absolument unique en son genre, un peu allumé (voire beaucoup) mais dans le bon sens du terme. Long Time Sun peut un peu faire penser à une chanson d’Enya, très aérienne, très relaxante. Car après tout, c’est de la musique relaxante qu’il nous offre. On n’est pas pratiquant assidu du yoga pour rien ! The River est aussi dans cette optique, celle de la relaxation. La voix, presque familière, nous invite à nous allonger, à prendre le thé et à oublier un peu le monde.
Fri, 2012-01-20 Upcoming TV Appearances for Will

Mark your calendars, Yoga Fam! Will will be taking the stage on both Life & Style with Zara on Jan. 20th and again performing with Bif Naked on JoyTV, Novus, CHEK & Shaw in mid-February! Catch Will on TV at 8:30/9:30c tonight and check your local listings here to know where and when to tune in for his February appearances!

 

 

Sat, 2012-01-14 "Amazing Grace" (Radio Remix) Full Song We gave you a little taste of Will's new song, “Amazing Grace”, last month and now you can listen to Will’s amazing new single in its entirety. Take a listen to the mainstream & new age radio remixes! Request here
Sat, 2011-12-24 Exclusive VIP Meet & Greet with Will ONE NIGHT ONLY - 05/04
100 lucky guests will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with Will on the evening of May 4th, after his 8:00 headlining show at the Chateau Whistler. Be ONE of only 100 guests to get an exclusive signed copy of Will's hit album and an opportunity to meet Will Blunderfield, Yoga's Rockstar. This amazing experience includes an autograph and photo opportunity, and is only available at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler on May 4th, after the 8:00 p.m. show. Visit www.whistleryogaconference.com or email will@willblunderfield.com for more details and to purchase your ticket today!
Fri, 2011-12-16 Will's First Top 40 Radio Single Snippet The snippet for Will & Bif Naked's hot new radio single, "Amazing Grace" has arrived! Stream the snippet above.
Wed, 2011-12-14 A Yoga Experience Like No Other!

Will has begun performing & teaching at the Chopra Yoga Center in Vancouver. This new hot yoga experience, designed exclusively for The Chopra Center, features 100 degree infrared heat, consisting of a full body workout set to a sensational score. The concept is one-of-a-kind and includes Will’s unique style fused with the inspirational teachings of Deepak Chopra.

Tickets and memberships for performances/classes are now on sale!

Will on Deepak: "One of the most influential people in my life is Deepak Chopra. He means so much to so many people all over the world. All of the various books that he's written and his message is a true inspiration; Inspiration in serving others through your passions. Deepak reminds me to work in a life of service to my fans and students, to lead by example, and to fulfill my vision and my destiny"

Sat, 2011-11-26 Will Makes Special Announcement
Have you been following @wblunderfield on Twitter? If not, you've been missing out on exclusive new info about Will's upcoming single! Here's what he had to say:
Sun, 2011-11-20 Will in The Studio!

Will is working hard in the studio on his new album to bring you all the music you love! Check out the exclusive photo of Will in Hollywood with producer Brian West (K'Naan, Bono, Nelly Furtado, Maroon 5, Savage Garden) and be sure to check back for more details on Will's new album!

Sat, 2011-11-19 GIVE THE GIFT OF WILL BLUNDERFIELD THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

The Perfect Stocking-Stuffer! Order Will's album featuring Christmas-themed songs "Amazing Grace", "Hallelujah", and special bonus track "Ave Maria" ft. Choral group Aliqua:

US: http://bit.ly/vwwChP
CANADA: http://amzn.to/ve1HMq
JAPAN: http://bit.ly/uUAbr5
AUSTRALIA/NZ: http://amzn.to/rZ46xY

Fri, 2011-11-18 Benefit Concert with Wade Morissette & Will Blunderfield

100% of the proceeds go to Make a Wish Foundation

Join Nutone label mates Wade Morissette & Will Blunderfield for an unforgettable evening of chant and song!

Chanting is a natural way to tune into the frequency of love. Chanting
combines singing and music with mantras ÷ words and sounds that vibrate
at the highest level of awareness. The vibrations emanating from
singing Sanskrit words have a tangible effect on our own inner being.
It's not important to know what the words mean, or even to believe in
the particular names or forms of God sometimes sung in the chants,
because the ancient sounds themselves carry the energy that brings us
deep inside ourselves where our own nameless, formless connection
resides. The sweetness of chanting stills the mind, dissolves worries,
and opens the heart. The saints describe chanting as a way of becoming
saturated with God's love. 

Register Now

Thu, 2011-11-10 Will in LA!

Check out Will's interviews with LA's Joni Yung, Vega and Donovan P. at the Vancouver Yoga Conference. He chatted about his Vega-sponsored tour, new music, self-love, and the debut of his line of hot yoga bottoms!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIpQluAzimQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkZPLDq0g5Y

Tue, 2011-11-08 Will Blunderfield teaches yoga to Vancouver highschool students

On Tuesday, November 8th before embarking on the US league of his tour, Will made a special appearance at his alma mater West Van High, a Vancouver school with a fantastic performing arts program. He rocked the student dance class and their teacher with an uplifting Glee Yoga workshop & performance.

Students had the chance to ask Will about life on tour, what inspired him to sing, and what it is like to be a recording artist. The class then learned the "Bon Jovi Mantra" and shook some asana!

Teacher Jackie Wong said about Will and his music-inspired yoga, “I absolutely love it, Will's talent, beauty and soul are things we can all be thankful for. His words, compassion and encouragement are comparable to none... thankful for all he brings to the world!..” Check out the photo below!

Thu, 2011-11-03 Will teams up with Deepak Chopra Yoga We are excited to announce that Will has joined forces with Chopra Yoga Center, opening late November!
‎Will on Deepak: One of the most influential people in my life is Deepak Chopra. He means so much to so many people all over the world. All of the various books that he's written and his message is a true inspiration; Inspiration in serving others through your passions. Deepak reminds me to work in a life of service to my fans and students, to lead by example, and to fulfill my vision and my destiny.

Combining the power of a transformative hot practice, mindfulness meditation, and an energizing performance off his hit yoga-inspired album, Will transforms your ordinary hot yoga practice into the extraordinary. Founded by mind-body healing pioneers Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D., the Chopra Center has helped thousands of people throughout the world transform and heal through the timeless practices of yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda – the world's oldest natural health science.

Will's favorite quotes: “Everyone has a purpose in life...a unique or special talent to give to others. And when we blend this unique talent with service to others, we experience the ecstasy and exultation of our own spirit, which is the ultimate goal of all goals.” -- Deepak Chopra
"Any reason for practicing yoga is a good reason. Enhancing flexibility and releasing stress are as noble a purpose for performing yoga as the awakening of spirituality. This is the great gift of yoga it serves and nourishes us at every level of our being and spontaneously contributes to greater wellbeing in all domains of life. Yoga will help you discover gifts within yourself that have remained unopened since your childhood― the gifts of peace, harmony, laughter, and love." -- Deepak Chopra
Mon, 2011-10-31 My Yoga Online™ supports Will Blunderfield's Vega® Yoga Tour
The world's most popular online yoga destination My Yoga Online™ has voiced their support for Will's upcoming yoga-inspired tour. Excerpt:
"Sometimes a visionary comes along and changes, well, pretty much everything.
Yoga teacher, musician, and inspirational force Will Blunderfield has been making waves since he first appeared on the yoga and music scene in Vancouver. Those waves are now so big he’s gone global."

See link below for more:
Mon, 2011-10-31 Will featured in WISDOM FROM YOGA by Andrea Klein A new book filled with life and yoga wisdom from five yoga teachers in Canada's yoga community. Alex Atherton, Alex Mazerolle, Mike Nichols, Christine Price Clark and Will Blunderfield. Pictures from Jenny Stewart and others capturing the essence of each teacher. Also, the wisdom and teachings from their yoga classes are here for you to use in yoga, and for life! There are five important main teachings that will be revealed to enhance the quality of your life and your yoga. Coming soon to a bookstore near you. Click below for the eBook version! (Wisdom from Will begins on page 85).
Tue, 2011-10-25 "Hallelujah" US Reviews

Will Blunderfield's debut album Hallelujah finally released in the US and critics can't stop raving about it. Check out the fantastic review below!

Tue, 2011-10-25 WILL BLUNDERFIELD'S 'HALLELUJAH' HITS #1 AGAIN!

(Vancouver, Canada – October 25, 2011) With his inspirational lyrics, Sanskrit mantras, and unique musical style, Will Blunderfield's album Hallelujah (Nutone Records/Nettwerk) has hit #1 on the iTunes World Chart for a second time! The Vancouver Sun proclaimed "Will is a Spirit Junkie... his "Glee Yoga" classes draw jammed classrooms..." Thousands of fans have experienced Blunderfield's transformational yoga classes & stunning performances and have since been tuning in to see his spectacular televised performances. Moving into the holiday season, Will will be performing "Hallelujah" written by Leonard Cohen, on upcoming television programs such as The Jay Leno Show and eTalk. Additionally, look out for interviews with Will about his upcoming US Tour on My Yoga Online™ and the hit national TV series Life & Style with Zara.

Sat, 2011-10-22 Will Featured in Vancouver Sun Cover Story

Check out the link below to see Will Blunderfield featured in the Sun's cover story on SPIRIT JUNKIES.

"A hip, young generation is rebranding spiritual growth as sexy, stylish - and sellable"

Tue, 2011-10-11 Check out Will & VIVVOS' New Line! Make sure to catch VIVVOS at the Vancouver Yoga Show coming up Nov. 4 - 6th! - Not only will we have Energy Muse and GoodWorks available but will also have the new exciting line of Yogiluscious, hot yoga bottoms co-designed and endorsed by Will Blunderfield.
Fri, 2011-09-30 Will Blunderfield Headlines The Vega® Yoga Tour

Will Blunderfield will embark on his first headlining tour, a yoga and music spectacular, both theatrical and inspirational, that will give his thousands of fans something they'll love to breathe, flow and meditate to. "The Vega® Yoga Tour" kicks off November 10 in Malibu, CA. "My intention is to promote Love, health, self-empowerment, bravery and joy through yoga & music," Blunderfield says. "And I would love everyone to come away with a new appreciation for the music on my album."

Will's debut album Hallelujah (Nettwerk Music Group / Nutone Records) made its debut at #1 on the iTunes Top 100 World chart in July. Will's self-penned hit single "The River" as well as "Hallelujah," written by Leonard Cohen, have become Will's first hits on the world and new age music charts in Canada and Europe.

It's not just the single and album that have been international sensations in the yoga/world music scene; it's Will himself. He has led sold-out classes in Asia and New York, and was a media sensation in Japan, where he showed up in true Harajuku style with full makeup and mala beads. Switzerland fell in love with Will at first sight, and his single is now surging up the Swiss charts.

“When taking a Yoga class with Will be ready to spark your inner smile, laugh at yourself and let your ego melt into the flows of sweat," says Terry McBride, Will Blunderfield's manager and CEO of Nettwerk Music Group. "If you’re lucky, he will sing at the end as you lie down in wonderment of what just took place.”

Will's yoga classes in Vancouver and abroad are already legendary, his live televised collaboration with yogini Ingrid Nilson and opening slots for Ace of Base and Dragonette were a highlight of his year and his performances of songs including "Hallelujah", "Long Time Sun" and "Glee Yoga" workshops with YYoga founder Lara Kozan are widely regarded as some of the most captivating and transformational yoga classes offered in Western Canada.

"I was lucky enough to work with Bif Naked on the 'Amazing Grace' track on my album," says Will. "She is a beautiful yogini and a powerful vocalist. In addition, I was fortunate to have over 50 of my yoga students and friends lay down vocals on this album! I'm so excited to be promoting our music stateside and globally."

The "Vega® Yoga Tour" launches November 10 in Malibu, CA and will work its way to eight more venues in November/December, with more 2012 dates to be announced for Australia and abroad.

Click HERE for a list of scheduled dates for "Vega® Yoga Tour" more dates to come, and for tour updates check back here on Will Official.

Wed, 2011-09-28 Check Out The New Official UK Photo For The Single 'Hallelujah'

Will Blunderfield continues to wow audiences abroad as he gears up for the release of Hallelujah in the UK. Check out these two great articles from Tokyo and Ottawa! Hello Yoga - Tokyo / Metro News - Ottawa

 

Tue, 2011-09-27 A Special Message For Canadian Fans

We’ve been thrilled by the amount of feedback we’ve received on the site and through Facebook and Twitter for a new single in Canada featuring Bif Naked. With that being said, a dance-pop radio version of "Amazing Grace" is being remixed by renowned European DJ Bryan Kearney (Snatam Kaur) will be serviced to Canadian radio in November. Proceeds from the single to benefit the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Stay tuned!

Wed, 2011-09-21 Will hits Hot 100 in Switzerland It's our pleasure to announce that Will Blunderfield's India-inspired version of "Hallelujah" featuring Nutone label mate Reema Datta has achieved Hot 100 status in Switzerland. A big thank you to the fans and all involved in Will's world-spanning success.
Tue, 2011-09-20 Will to perform at Once Upon a Cure Gala in Vancouver BC Sept 24 Will Blunderfield will be performing at the Hunter Syndrome (MPS II) Once Upon A Cure Gala in Vancouver BC September 24th. Other artists include Dirty Radio, DJ Flipout, emceed by Kid Carson from The Beat 94.5 with appearances from the cast of Stargate. Money raised goes to Hunter Syndrome research. Tickets on sale today at the Once Upon A Cure website.
Fri, 2011-09-16 Will Performs for imagine1day Yoga Event
Date: Saturday, Sept. 17th 10:30am
Location: Spanish Banks Beach East
VancouverBC
Canada

Featuring recording artist Will Blunderfield and Andrea Spiegel and Elle Basten of YYOGA!

Come and enjoy a 90 minute session of yoga at Spanish Banks with the ocean as our backdrop. We invite you to participate in a celebration of love, connection and making difference within our yoga community.

Click here to purchase your tickets.

100% of the proceeds will benefit imagine1day, an organization dedicated towards providing access to quality education to all Ethiopians funded free of foreign aid by 2030.

Tickets: $25

Time: 10:30AM* - 12:00PM

(*please arrive 15 minutes earlier to set up your mats)

Fri, 2011-09-16 Will Blunderfield in America's Yoga International Magazine

At HMV, Will's album 'Hallelujah' has SOLD OUT for the second time!! Copies can still be ordered online at www.HMV.ca Check out Will in the USA's top yoga publication, Yoga International!

Thu, 2011-09-08 Will's album reaches NUMBER ONE on the iTunes World Chart!

Will's world-spanning success continues to build with the news that his debut album, 'Hallelujah,' has now been certified #1 on the iTunes World Music Chart. Congrats to Will and a heartfelt thanks to all his fans!

Wed, 2011-09-07 Will turns up the Heat in Vancouver Will turned up the heat this past August in Vancouver. He lead 3 sold out yoga experiences and gave fans more than they could have ever imagined. Click on the links below to check out some amazing footage of his Glee Yoga performances!
Tue, 2011-09-06 A Taste Of Things To Come Check out the exclusive radio interview from Hay House Radio in the US. Dr. Christiane Northrup talks with Will about his tour, the health benefits of music & yoga, the upcoming album and more! Listen to the the full interview here.
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Tue, 2011-09-06 Will At JoyTV's Launch Party for "Life & Style with Zara"

Check out this hot pic of Will with British popstar Chloe Morgan and JoyTV host Zara Durrani at Vancouver's Republic Nightclub!

Mon, 2011-09-05 Will on Canadian TV! Check out Will’s performance on Urban Rush with yoga teacher and long time friend Ingrid Nilson.
Thu, 2011-09-01 Are you following Will on Twitter? Now more than ever is the time to follow @wblunderfield on twitter! He took to the social media platform last week to answer fan's questions about his up coming album! "I’m excited to be working on my next record w producers Track & Field (Nelly Furtado, K'Naan, Savage Garden)! I think there’s this weird misconception that if you get signed to a label that they “own” you, that they're “puppet-masters” and none of that seems to be true in my situation. They’re very open to my ideas and who I want to work with and the type of music I want to make. It’s going to be kind of a blend of the things that make chant music so wonderful but also blending that with music that’s “today” and modern and current and fresh. It’s going to be something else! I’m really excited! I’m creating something from scratch and I’m lucky that I’m working with such amazing producers and writers to help me do that."
Thu, 2011-08-25 Launch Event September 3rd

Hey, it's me, Will. During these past several months I've had such wonderful experiences. I've signed an international recording contract with Nettwerk / Nutone Records (Sarah McLachlan, Krishna Das, Avril Lavigne), I wrote and recorded a duet with multi-platinum artist Bif Naked for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation which will be released to Top 40 radio in the fall, and am also about to embark on a US/Australian tour. 

And throughout this time I've heard from all of you, my yoga family, whose love and support I cherish dearly. Many have asked "will you perform again soon in Vancouver?".. well today I'm really excited to answer that question, and to announce my most intimate performance ever, celebrating the album reaching #1 on the iTunes world music chart. This performance will be different from those of the past, in the way that I will perform music unplugged, exclusively from my album and classes, which I want you to help me select.

I'm reaching out to all of my fans, to seek your input about this very interactive performance.

Beginning today, you can indicate here on Facebook or twitter (twitter.com/wblunderfield ) the songs of your choice, because your voices are so important to me, the first 10 fans I hear from will receive an autographed copy of my #1 CD and an exclusive pair of Hot Yoga Little Black Bottoms which I've endorsed/co-designed with the team at VIVVOS (http://bit.ly/jS9BdS). ALL audience members will receive loads of give-aways and nutritious treats from Vega (myvega.com).

So let's get started, I'm very excited! Your support means so much to me and I am looking forward to performing for all of you. I love you guys, yoga fam you are the BEST!

To Hear Will's Music, Click Here: http://bit.ly/qvUVje

To Book Tix: http://bit.ly/ps3xXB

Tue, 2011-08-16 Debut

Will's album HALLELUJAH debuts GLOBALLY JULY 2011. He has signed with Nettwerk/Nutone Records, major label representing such eclectic artists as Sarah McLachlan, Avril Lavigne, Margaret Cho, Barenaked Ladies, Ron Sexmith, Tiesto, Jay Brannan, Jars Of Clay, and Hope Sandoval (Mazzy Star), as well as renowned chant artists Krishna Das, Jai Uttal, Donna de Lory and more!

Wed, 2011-08-03 Will at Sawan Mela 2011!

OLYMPIC FLAME PERFORMANCE "Bhangra legend Sarbjit Cheema will play a 45 minute concert of his greatest hits. Cheema made his debut in the Punjabi entertainment industry in 1993 and has since produced 11 hit albums and two Punjabi films. The talent roster also includes Will Blunderfield, whose album “Hallelujah” topped the i-Tunes download chart this past week edging out Enrique Iglesias for the no. 1 spot"

Sat, 2011-07-30 Will opens for Ace of Base & Dragonette!
Will performing at Outgames Plaza of Nations with Bif Naked, Dragonette, and Ace of Base July 30 before an exclusive performance on the Pride Ride!! Details coming soon!
Mon, 2011-07-18 Canadian TV Interview Check out Will’s National interview on JoyTV with Zara Durrani! (scroll to 11:15)
Fri, 2011-07-01 Album News

PRE-ORDER WILL’S ALBUM HERE:  http://bit.ly/j6MVzJ Japanese fans direct link: http://itunes.apple.com/jp/pre

 

order/hallelujah/id436536685

 

 

Wed, 2011-06-15 Will perfoming to benefit The Diversity Project

WILL Performing on this year’s PRIDE RIDE! 7.30.11 The theme for this year’s event is FREEDOM & FITNESS. Our goal is to “create new perspectives” in a society that is eager to celebrate people and the differences that make us who we are. Unite with M.E to help build a new perspective; this cruise will change the way you look at life and the wonders that make up our day to day to lives. We are changing what it means to socialize, what it means to come together, and what it means to celebrate. Join us for an unforgettable, life changing experience that will assist you in finding yourself and guide you to help others find who they are. The individuals with an overall feeling of ‘MOST PRIDE’ will get their name(s) engraved onto the MOST PRIDE Mesh Entertainment Crystal Trophy and receive a complimentary ticket to next years event.

 

Early Bird Tickets will be available June 23rd, 2011 @ Priape & Little Sisters, www.Clubzone.com,Paparazzi Nightclub (Victoria) & The Diversity Project for an opening cost of $45.

Wed, 2011-06-01 Will to be featured on JoyTV’s Life and Style with Zara Durrani Life and style with Zara is a showcase of arts, culture, and entertainment, in a spiritual perspective. Each week we journey into the impact of spirituality on the lives of different artists and community leaders; visiting them at work, in the heat of the moment and at home, in their natural environment.
Each episode is dedicated to different truth’s of being, knowledge and conduct and their effects on our day to day lives. We hope the series will help you, our audience, come to a better understanding of the world around us, and most importantly, of ourselves. We hope to leave you inspired and empowered to act, with your beliefs as your compass. Check out the trailer!
Thu, 2011-05-05 GLEE YOGA hits #1!

Such exciting news! Will Blunderfield’s GLEE YOGA is THE TOP health/entertainment news story across CANADA & GOOGLE!! This is our most far-reaching press ever yoga family! You are amazing!

Sat, 2011-04-30 WORLD YOGA & MUSIC TOUR IN THE WORKS!

A Message from Will:

“I’m stoked to be putting together a tour w the support of YAMA TALENT and VEGA. I aim to bring a voice and a certain power to people who've been marginalized and made to feel insecure, for kids who can't get out there and think that something's holding them back -- I'm out there doing it with whatever challenges are put in my way, I'm overcoming them.”  

Fri, 2011-04-29 Will Blunderfield on Glimpse TV Check out Will's interview in NYC with Kate Northrup Moller. He chats about self-esteem, resting in your work, and his upcoming international tour!
Thu, 2011-04-14 Will headlining the Whistler Yoga Conference

Will is set to perform at the Whistler Yoga Conference May 7th 2011 from 8-10pm at the Chateau Whistler
Get your tickets here: www.whistleryogaconference.com

KIRTAN with Will Blunderfield in Whistler!

A MANTRA is a mystical energy encased in a sound structure. Every mantra contains within its vibration a certain power. Upon concentration and repetition of a given mantra, its energy is liberated and takes form... Combining the power of 5000 year-old devotional chants with Bon Jovi anthemic mantras, Will transforms your ordinary Kirtan into the extraordinary. Prepare for an experiential explosion of music, passion, and energy that will open your heart and leave you overflowing with bliss. “This experience is really about how you can use music to embrace your divine beauty,” says Blunderfield. “When you feel beautiful, you enhance your ability to elevate the world." Come and be inspired! 

Thu, 2011-03-17 March News

Will Blunderfield teams up with Juno Award-winning rocker Bif Naked for the international version of his best-selling album HALLELUJAH! The track is a fusion of devotional Kirtan chanting and pop/rock!

Album drops internationally June 2011 at HMV, Virgin, Whole Foods, lululemon, itunes, Amazon, Chapters and a yoga studio near You.

Nettwerk Records
Nutone Music
EMI (non-US)

Thu, 2011-02-10 A Message from Will

The int'l Nutone/Nettwerk version of my album will be available at Virgin, HMV, iTunes, Amazon + globally July 2011... For now, you can purchase a limited edition original at lululemon athletica Robson Street/YYOGA /Yogapod Kula,/Endorphin Junkies Personal Training/Westcoast Hot Yoga. Thank you so much for supporting me! I feel so lucky! 

Wed, 2011-01-12 Will to appear on American Radio!

Will will be featured as a guest on Hay House Radio! He’ll be interviewed by international best-selling author and visionary Dr. Christiane Northrup on her show FLOURISH February 2rd at 11am EST. Be sure to tune in at hayhouseradio.com!

Fri, 2010-11-05 On the Mat with Will Blunderfield

“I discovered that all I needed was to let the oars go, just flow” - from The River, by Will Blunderfield

Step into a class with Will and be prepared to forget everything you think you know about yoga.

He sings, he dances, he invents. He shakes his Asana.

On any given day with Will you might feel like you’re in an episode of Glee, you might find yourself shaking your booty like J.Lo, unleashing your inner Radio City Rockette, or simply smiling in a pose that once made you grimace.

Is it yoga? Oh, yes.

“I look up to yoga teachers who aren’t afraid to be themselves,” says Will.

Will began practicing yoga when he was a teenager, and an acting student at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City.

From the beginning, teaching was part of his practice. “One of our acting teachers said you have to do yoga, it’s very grounding. He also got us to teach our fellow students hour-long sequences.”

At first, yoga simply helped him chill out. “I thought, oh this is really relaxing! New York is really stressful.”

But there was something deeper there too; it was as if he found a little more of himself each time he closed his eyes and breathed. “Not knowing what my mission was, I was still searching. I think, being that age, I was still susceptible to other people’s opinions. I didn’t really know what I was doing, where I was going.”

On the mat, Will found he could be himself. He also found inspirations, like Sadie Nardini, a New York teacher with a freewheeling style. (She’s been known to teach yoga in cowboy boots.)

“I came to yoga feeling really insecure. I walked around with a root of shame. I was bullied in high school. When you’re different, you get picked on. Yoga helped me so much because I realized I am not that feeling.”

“The mat is a place,” he says, “where we can observe our feelings as they come up, and realize that we are not them.”

Like so many students who come to the mat, Will found that what he encountered there stayed with him when he stepped off the mat. “It is a practice that helps us cultivate the ability to be loving in difficult and different situations.” He hopes every student that comes to his class find their own way of doing yoga, follows the path that works for them and sheds the rest.

“The basic message of the Bhagavad-Gita is your passion is your purpose.... follow your heart is one of the basic teachings of yoga to me.” There is no right way to practice yoga, and the reason for incorporating yoga into life may be different for everyone.

“Yoga means connection. Some people are connecting to their bodies; some feel like they are connecting to the non-thinking mind, to god, or source. Knowing that yoga means connection, I believe that there are over 7 billion ways of connecting to yoga.”

Anything that makes you feel wiser or more loving can be a yogic practice, says Will.

Setting an intention is a central part of his practice, on and off the mat.

“You have to set the intention. That’s been a core teaching of mine. When I feel the ground shaking a little bit, it’s getting dark and getting cold, metaphorically or weather wise, I tried to bring myself back to my original effort, to stand for the highest version of myself, to stay positive and keep looking forward.”

Will isn’t looking for perfection in his practice — or in his students.

“I just want to know how can we use these poses to love ourselves more deeply, to believe in our own being more deeply and more solidly.”

When we practice yoga, Will urges us to do more than practice a pose. “Let us practice embodying qualities that serve us and the world: self-love, tenacity and determination. Use this pose to embody something that will serve you today. Even when I fall out, I know that falling is inevitable. If you fall out of dancers pose, don’t criticize yourself. That’s not your inner being. That’s your inner gremlin. That’s not your true self according to the teachings of yoga.”

When a pose is challenging, he says, “Let us harness that challenge that is presented in this practice, let us ask ourselves are we going to close down because of this, or are we going to open up. If we focus on the intention, the universe tends to conspire to help us more often.”

Will’s debut album, Hallelujah is currently available at Lululemon, Yogapod and YYoga, will be released worldwide by Nutone/Nettwerk in 2011.

On any given day of the week, he can be found, eyeliner and all, teaching and singing his heart out in Vancouver at various YYoga locations.

Tue, 2010-10-05 Will is coming to Westcoast Hot Yoga Yaletown!

Will joins forces with Westcoast Hot Yoga! MONDAYS & TUESDAYS @ 2pm YALETOWN LOCATION Combining the power of a transformative hot practice, mindfulness meditation, and an energizing performance off his yoga-inspired pop album, Will transforms your ordinary hot yoga practice into the extraordinary.

Thu, 2010-08-12 Will's Interview and Performance At DRISHTIPOINT Radio Show Check out an in-depth interview with Will and host Loren Spagnuolo at the DrishtiPoint Radio show this August.

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