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Growth and Transformation on the Path of Ayurveda with Kate O-Donnell

I love these juicy conversations with author, lecturer, and yoga instructor, Kate O’Donnell. Today, we jump right into how our awareness expands and changes as we dive deeper into the studies of yoga and Ayurveda, and how we can expect ourselves and our physiology to change and evolve on our growth paths.  There is a greater sensitivity that we begin to notice in our bodies as we move into a deeper attunement with nature and the universe. We intuitively begin to move away from over processed foods, scary movies, loud...

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Waking up to our True Potential with Vivianne Nantel

I have a fantastic conversation today with yogini, spiritual guide, and visionary, Vivianne Nantel about the importance of the yogic path and our movement towards Self Realization. Many people around the world are entering into more subtle levels of awareness as they shift their thoughts, actions, and patterns from gross to the subtle. Vivanne, AKA Devi, and I chat about what we are waking up to and how we are waking up on the path to Oneness; what is happening as people realize their potential as blissful, omnipresent, pure consciousness...

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How to Fall in Love with Your Reflection

Introducing Yoga for Your Face Watch this video- in it I tell you a bit about why I love facial yoga, but more importantly, I demonstrate all my favorite postures!  Watch it and then take a read- in this blog I tell you more about the healing powers of yoga for your face.Access my video by clicking here.Why Do Yoga for Your Face? Facial yoga is promoted as a way to turn back time, but there are many more reasons to get on board with this practice. We practice yoga to maintain...

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Infertility and Millennials: Ayurvedic Advice for Virility + Fertility with Vrinda Devani

Fertility is a strong reflection of the health and resilience of our bodies. In today’s population, especially in millenials, we are seeing an increase in infertility. With a modern environment that constantly provides a plethora of stimuli and stressors, it is easy to lose the space that our body requires to reproduce. Vrinda Devani, OBGYN, explains how infertility is often a sign of an underlying health imbalance in individuals.When our ojus, the element that creates homeostasis and immunity in the body,  is imperfect, so is our fertility.Cate and Vrinda discuss...

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Your Yoga Path with Sri Dharma Mittra

On today’s Yogahealer Real Life Show, I have some powerful, inspiring and heart opening conversation with Sri Dharma Mittra, a Brazilian yogi who has dedicated most of his life in service to humanity and teaching yoga. We dive deep into pain and suffering and why these unpleasantries are essential to human life in order to move through our karmas and develop a lifelong learner perspective. We discuss wonderful topics such as the realization that we are all in the driver’s seat of our lives, the evolution of consciousness on the...

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Bowspring Yoga To Promote Healing

Many people come to yoga for the purpose of healing and the practice of Bowspring yoga is no exception. Bowspring yoga, founded by Desi Springer of Vital Yoga in Denver, CO, has re-created many yoga poses that are meant to realign our bodies and promote healing, specifically in our hips and low backs. This form of yoga teaches contradictory alignment to what we’ve learned in yoga thus far and puts a great deal of emphasis on the sacrum and increasing the arch in our low spine.Bowspring is more of an...

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Evolving Your Yoga Practice (+ Your Yoga Teaching) with Alexandria Crow

When Alex Crow and I hopped on Skype, I hadn’t realized she was one of the two HardTail gals. If you haven’t been subscribed to Yoga Journal over the past decade, you won’t recognize her side view or backside in various Level 3 poses — but those of us who have been definitely would!In this conversation with Alex, you can eavesdrop on us two seasoned Yoga teachers discussing the evolution of the practice and why it’s important to find a balance that isn’t so intense that it causes injury. Alex...

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Self Massage + Foam Rolling

I live in Mexico half the year and spend a chunk of time each week on a paddle board. We have a fleet to meet the different conditions and opportunities. I'm studying paddle technique because I'm clearly not doing it in a sustainable way. My left piriformis is in a knot, my right trapezius is pissed off from overuse, and my left deltoid knows there is a better way.While I'm working on technique to stop inflicting and inflaming myself, I counterbalance with my foam roller. To see how to use one,...

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