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Yogahealer Pranayama WhiteWater Stand Up Paddle Boarding

It's a little uncomfortable in a false authoritative way to write from my perspective as Yogahealer. I got the domain yogahealer.com in 2001. I was living in San Francisco, finishing Yoga school and Ayurveda school. Both schools were 2 year trainings and I was about to enter my career in healing, both personal and planetary. That much was clear.Yogahealer wasn't taken back in 2001, until I claimed it. Over the past 17 years, Yogahealer grew...

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Your Energy, Your Hormones, and Ayurvedic Wisdom (Part 3)

In preparation for the upcoming Healthier Hormones course, Cate chats with Dr. Claudia Welch about women’s energy and hormones from an Ayurvedic perspective. In Part 3 of this 3 part series, Cate and Dr. C. discuss what happens when we start to recognize that the way we are choosing to live our daily lives is having a negative effect on our health. If we allow ourselves to slow down enough to check in with ourselves,...

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Your Energy, Your Hormones, and Ayurvedic Wisdom (Part 2)

In preparation for the upcoming Healthier Hormones course, Cate chats with Dr. Claudia Welch about women’s energy and hormones from an Ayurvedic perspective. In Part 2 of this 3 part series, Cate and Dr. C. discuss the early warning signs of hormone imbalance and what we can do to avoid or reverse disruption in the endocrine system. Thought creates biology. When we allow even small things to elicit a stress response, our hormones are thrown...

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Your Energy, Your Hormones, and Ayurvedic Wisdom (Part 1)

In preparation for the upcoming Healthier Hormones course, Cate chats with Dr. Claudia Welch about women’s energy and hormones from an Ayurvedic perspective. Cate and “Dr. C.” have been collaborating on the Healthier Hormones course for the past several years, and Cate has noticed a maturation of the wisdom being shared in the Healthier Hormones Facebook forum. In Part 1 of this 3 part series, Cate and Dr. C. discuss a common misconception that women...

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How to Ask for Support with Habit Evolution

As you are changing your habits, it’s simply kind to inform others. Not only does that help you stay accountable to yourself by having others know, it also gives your people a heads-up. The real boon here is that you can also deliberately and specifically ask for support.In asking, we are humbled. We admit that we are interdependent, not isolated, and that we affect each other. Let me show you the simplest most effective way...

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Presencing Trauma in the Client Experience

By Gin BurchfieldAs a young college graduate I worked as a counselor with juvenile females at a residential wilderness facility. Each evening we made a campfire for group counseling sessions where the girls had a chance to share their stories and receive some group feedback. All the girls had lived through tremendous trials, but there was one story I’ll never forget hearing. I was sitting across the fire from a young woman who always seemed edgy and...

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Toxic Goo-What Your Ama Telling is You?

By Gin BurchfieldEewy, gooey, toxic sludge. Sticky, thick and yellow. Waste. No, I’m not on the wrong holiday, and this isn’t a throwback to Halloween. This is AMA. Ama is the byproduct of poor digestion – not just digestion of food, but also of life experiences. In a body where ama is present, so are illness and disease. Expect to have health, energy and balanced emotions in a body that is ama free. Understanding the Ayurvedic...

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Getting Out of your Own Way

Getting in our own way happens. To everyone. But it doesn’t have to continue to happen. We can take the time to step back and observe our patterns, be open to changing how we converse with others, and develop practices for becoming more clear on noticing it happening, and taking steps to let go of those beliefs and habits.When we observe, open to change, and implement practical steps towards those changes, we get out of...

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