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Physical Harmony + Weight Loss for Overweight Vatas, with Cate Stillman

The vast majority of Western society is now considered overweight or obese. For practitioners and/or students of Ayurveda, it can be difficult to determine whether a person's excess weight is a vata or kapha issue. And the question comes up all the time, too. It's simply just harder to tell their constitutions when they have extra pounds of ama and poor-quality tissue on their bodies.Fortunately, there are a few key ways that you can...

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Women + Moon Cycle Empowerment with YouTube Yogini Kassandra Reinhardt

“Nothing is separate in our bodies. Everything is interconnected.” –Kassandra ReinhardtIn today's society, we tend to think of our bodies as different parts working together, each with its own function, and rarely affected by other parts of the body. Kassandra Reinhardt seeks to help people feel great in their bodies by releasing this idea in favor of a holistic approach to Yoga and other aspects of life.Because of this separation of different parts of the...

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Ayurveda for Women’s Mental and Emotional Thrive with Mary Thompson

Surround yourself with the people who remind you more of your future than your past." -Dan Sullivan of Strategic CoachMary Thompson is an internationally recognized leader in Ayurveda education. Along with being Cate's first teacher at the California College of Ayurveda, Mary has also shared her vast knowledge with hundreds of other Ayurvedic Practitioners in training. She brings her unique insight into mental health issues through an Ayurvedic lens, asserting that psychological problems — including...

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Why Drawing Helps You Learn (Even If You’re Bad at It!)

By Kirstin Pinit.Our bodies are incredible machines that receive, process, and evaluate all manner of substances. Just as we use nutritious food to fuel our physical bodies, we take in and assimilate complex information that becomes knowledge, insight, and wisdom.I’m blown away by the massive collection of resources (webinars, coaching calls, books, worksheets, videos, podcasts, articles, group forums, and more) that are offered to the Yogahealer community. It’s a lot of material to receive, sort,...

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Donna Farhi on Teaching + Practicing Yoga

"Each year I do a round-the-world teaching tour, so even though I live in New Zealand, I feel I have my finger on the pulse of issues percolating within the Yoga community. What I have been witnessing over the last decade is a growing chasm between yoga as a status seeking competitive form of physical elitism, and a veritable ground swell of both newbie and established practitioners seeking a return to Yoga as a practical,...

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