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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, relevant, and accessible tool for self-care and self transformation. People used to come to yoga to...

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How to Heal Your Ancestral Patterns Using Ayurveda, with Sarita Rocco

“Honoring your ancestors is the first step in reclaiming your spiritual heritage. As you begin to recover your ancestral memories, you will also uncover unconscious, troubled memories that prevent you from knowing the truth of who you are. According to the Vedic sages, we humans are the only species which has the power of intuition. Yet too easily we forfeit our sacred birthright and with it the ability to change and grow, create, and strive for inner freedom. We have largely forgotten the joy, love, and wellness that are intrinsic...

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Top 5 Yogahealer Podcast Episodes of Q2 2017

First off, thank you all for the lovely feedback on the Dream videos. I’m glad I was able to create a powerful experience and that the 7 Chakras, 7 Capacities video was a hit. If you haven't watched the free video training you can access it here.  In the meanwhile, we’ve had some great shows on the podcast. Here are the top 5 podcast episodes for the past 2 months, with Donna Farhi’s episode blowing the rest out of the water. If you missed her second episode Core Strength from a...

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Make Your Own Artisanal Culinary Salt or Bouillon from Wild Weeds + Garden Herbs

I’m so not a foodie. I’m so not someone who makes artisanal salts. But then, one day I did. And I became that person who puts salts together with specks of dried leaves and seeds and grinds the whole thing together. I ended up with a salt/bouillon mix, which is crazy pants awesome. Now I’m a convert—as you can see below when you read about how I make my own bouillon/salt. I should back up a bit and say that, over the years, I’ve become a wildcrafter and a gardener. I wildcraft...

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Why I’m Detoxing Next

I hope that you’ve been following along and are naturally entering detox mode. If you're coming with us, it’s important to get clear on why you’re coming and what you want to experience. This will help your body shift into desiring detox—you’ll be ready to ease in for success. The Yogidetox starts tomorrow. If you’re coming with us, sign up now.   >> www.yogidetox.com I detox twice a year no matter what. It’s on my schedule to lead this program—and thank goodness. In today’s final detox-inspired post of this series, I let you know...

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10 Ayurveda Tips for Intermittent Fasting

I feel like I’m single woman-ly driving SEO for Intermittent Fasting + Ayurveda. Which is cool. I’m digging intermittent fasting and this ongoing experiment I’m doing to increase my mental capacity. I’ve dropped a pant size but haven’t lost any muscle or strength, which is groovy. Not that the pant size matters—it’s more of the experience of deep cellular integrity and efficiency that I’m after. Because why not feel amazing, right? For those who are curious about all this, watch the video. [embed height="500" width="500"]https://vimeo.com/209232306[/embed] And if you want to bring a friend for...

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True Confessions on How I Detox + Why I’m Detoxing Next

Alright. That’s enough. Click to watch the video and I’ll give you my other insider tips. This isn’t transcribed from the video. I talk about pulling back the bow and yogis impulse to detox or something. Here is the bullet list version of today’s post. If you want the whole deal follow on down the page. I want to share my relaxed flow into detox mode...

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2 Shots Espresso + 1 Gallon Green Juice + 1 Posse

Transparency and Confessions. People always ask me how I ease into detox mode. I have gone into this in the past, but I haven’t always been ready to give you all the nitty gritty details. Now I am. I’m ready to get real with you. Instead of just telling you what YOU should do should do, I’m going to tell you how things actually go down for me. One of the goals I’m toying with right now is to be more transparent. This impulse is probably a by-product of my latest and greatest...

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[Learn Ayurveda] How to Heal your Ancestral Patterns with Tarpana – Part 2

If you missed Part 1 - which is about personal story with intergenerational and ancestral healing, you might want to go there for context. If you want how to’s - here you go. I recommend printing this one for reference, and storing it where you meditate.  *    *    *   *   *   *   *    *    *   *   *   *   *    *    *   *   *   *    *    *    *   *   *   * The guru of our time on ancestral healing is Mother Maya Tiwari. Let’s start with her words. She set up...

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The Leader of the Pack

This is Cate. We met in a twisted fate. The leader of the Pack She don’t take no smack. Her rock hard abs may distract, but only for a moment before she drops the fact. The fact is we are a collective force, using consciousness and divine from the source. Inspiration is her game, while teaching us to do the same. The bringer of thrive, she directs the deep dive. Nothing gets past her. You will be changed for sure. She is a woman who stands tall, encouraging us to not play small. This is Cate. Maybe you can relate?   My name is Tara Thacker. Cate has been...

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