Track Your Life with Boyd Varty

How wisdom from the ancient art of tracking can teach you how to recognize the essential ingredients in a meaningful life.

About the show

Somewhere deep inside, you know what your gift, purpose, and mission are. Boyd Varty, a lion tracker and life coach, reveals how the wisdom from the ancient art of tracking can teach you how to recognize these essential ingredients in a meaningful life. Know how to navigate, don’t worry about the destination, and stay alert. These are just a few of the strategies that contribute to both successful lion tracking and a life of fulfillment. Trackers learn how to use all of their senses to read the environment and enter into a state of “greater aliveness.” When we learn to find and follow our inner tracks, we learn to see what is deeply important to us.

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  • Activating the Campfire Consciousness

    August 15th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  5 mins 58 secs
  • A Wilder People

    August 8th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  4 mins 52 secs
  • The Second Language

    August 1st, 2021  |  Season 3  |  7 mins 26 secs
  • Relational Fields

    July 25th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  7 mins 19 secs
  • The Upside Down People – Shamans Live Backwards

    July 18th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  6 mins 41 secs
  • Community Soup

    July 11th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  7 mins 49 secs
  • A Shared Language

    July 4th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  9 mins 43 secs
  • Notes from a Road Dog

    June 27th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  13 mins 40 secs
  • Expedition 6 - The Source

    July 30th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  9 mins 25 secs
    guardian, leopard, mpumalanga, shamanism, source, south africa, water

    Once in the far north of Kruger national park's pafuri area I found a clear pool of spring water rising out the earth.
    The pool was surrounded by three huge ebony trees and a giant eagle owl flew out from under the deeply shaded branches as I approached. The presence of the owl adding some intangible sense of spirit to the place.
    The water was crystal clear and bubbling happily out the earth. As I knelt to put my lips to the water I felt like I was being let into some great secret.
    My body took on the shape of an animal drinking lips to the water……and an archetypal connection millions of years old ran like a current through me. I like the wild animals of that wild place I was drinking from the secret source.

  • Expedition 5 - The Sacred Enemy

    July 16th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  11 mins 30 secs
    rhino, sacred enemy

    Followed a rhino bull, but he led me in circles. I couldn’t shake the distinct feeling that a rhino was trying to shake me off his tail. To add to the confusion there were also tracks of a female rhino from the night before.

    If the rhino was my nemesis then he was my sacred enemy. The difficulty he was providing was causing untold growth in my tracking ability.

  • Expedition 4 - Hyena Telepathy

    July 8th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  9 mins 46 secs
    hyena, leadwood forest, makomsava, resonance, sacred sites, telepathy

    The best time to be in the leadwood forest is in the creamy light of a full moon.
    All around the trees peg a scale of time beyond human comprehension to the earth.
    It can be a strange thing to watch people from all over the world walk into the dappled light of the trees and fall silent.

    In my days as a safari guide I would wait for the third or fourth day of a safari. I would wait for the hysteria to see animals to subside and then take people to the forest.
    You see the forest can be experienced on many levels and I have come to believe that it will meet you where you are ….it will take you to the level of stillness, wildness or reverence that you have cultivated in yourself and then some. The deeper you are the deeper the magic of the forest.

  • Expedition 3 - Shadow Tracking

    July 1st, 2020  |  Season 2  |  11 mins 31 secs
    lion, narcissistic, shadow, tracking

    Tracks of huge pride of lions cut off a beautiful white sandy road onto a game path.
    Here the pride walks in single file laying a perfect trail.
    The path opens into a small clearing next to the crusted mud of a dried up waterhole.
    Next to a huge termite mound with a giant brown ivory growing out of it the tracks tell the story of a giant lion love ball. They have lain down here… lying up against each other…..cubs climbing on mothers heads and biting each other's ears. The flat grass and imprints of tails tell me that they slept here some time yesterday afternoon.
    They probably moved as the sun went down so they have a whole night ahead of me.