Life is what you choose. Life is what it is. And life isn't what it isn't. The struggles of any life worth living require a practice of self-liberation, as documented in freedom songs or stories from here to Timbuktu. Despite having been thrown into the throws of a mysterious universe, our heroes choose love over fear, inspiration over death, freedom over enslavement. The truth is, all good stories and songs need a challenge or a conflict to keep the interest of the audience. In other words, transform your perspective and you'll see that no matter the challenge, you have the…
Aaron Ableman (aka A-Natural) is a widely celebrated entertainer, author, and ecologist. He grew up under the guidance of a farmer/author and public health care nurse, studying with Hopi elders, Oxford Rhodes scholars and spiritual leaders. He has worked with Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Cypress Hill, Raffi, K’NAAN, Joan Baez, Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith, Vandana Shiva, amongst many others.
From India to Haiti, he has produced award-winning education and entertainment programs for children and youth. His life and work have been heralded in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, MTV, CNN, New York Times, Montreal Mirror, San Francisco Examiner, amongst others.
Ableman is a Founder/Chief Creative Officer at BALANCE Edutainment, a social enterprise that develops transformational entertainment products and programs for children and families. He is also the creator of the celebrity-studded children’s pop musical, Pacha's Pajamas.