07 - Justin Maxwell: The authenticity of expression

August 20th 2018

In this episode we sat down with Justin Maxwell. Justin is many things. A practicing Sangoma, life coach, and founder of the Muizenberg Festival.

Justin takes us on a journey from his rebellious youth in Johannesburg, via a Monastic community in France, to finally putting up roots in Cape Town where he has since founded the incredibly popular Muizenberg Festival.

Show notes:

Career path (12:30 – 14:30)

Activism (17:05 – 19:40)

Burning his call-up card (26:15 – 28:30)

Shamanic views (36:45 – 39:05)

Sangoma initiation (46:50 – 49:00)

Values & Tension (1:18:00 – 1:19:30)


Taize Monastic Community (29:00 – 30:00)

Ken Wilbur (1:02:30 – 1:03:00)

Nude Foods (1:14:00 – 1:15:00)

We were captivated by the authenticity of Justin’s passion for life, the zeal in which he recounted stories from his past, as well as his unshakeable belief that as humans we need to embrace tension in order to exact change in the world.