Eric Bibb

Eric Bibb is one of the great performers living today. He is a Grammy-nominated blues musician who despite his accomplishments may still be one of the best-kept secrets in music. Eric’s guitar work and lyrics are incredible; however it’s something about his calm demeanor and uplifting spirit that makes him so successful connecting with audiences. Some of his best-known songs include “I Heard the Angels Singing” and “Shingle by Shingle (http://bit.ly/nVTM4n).   Eric grew up in New York City and lived in Sweden for many years. He now lives in a town a few hours outside of London with his partner Sari.

Health

Yoga practice

In terms of rituals, yoga is a thing that I do on a regular basis. It’s a daily practice, which I don’t miss all that often. I find that the difference between a yoga day and a non-yoga day is huge. It just seems to enhance the positive, non-complaining outlook and gives me physical energy. With my music, if you come off in an energized fashion, the audience picks up on that and gives it back in kind. The same concept applies to life, which is why I think a practice like yoga can do so much on the quality of life front. I really think that experiencing stillness daily is essential. One of the things that’s so beneficial about the yoga is that you’re actually stopped from filling up every moment with a distraction. We make appointments to do things but we need to make appointments to do nothing too. Actually slot that in. Just taking a walk in a park or whatever; it’s really energizing.

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