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Women + Moon Cycle Empowerment with YouTube Yogini Kassandra Reinhardt

There are deep and longstanding benefits to aligning your Yoga practice with the lunar cycle. You can tap into the energetics and archetypes of the four main moon phases both on your mat and in your daily life. Kassandra Reinhardt began to experience the power of attending to the archetypal goddess stages syncing with the moon cycles. Then, she began to guide a community of women through the process of self-empowerment via syncing their activities with their menstrual cycles, and syncing their menstrual cycles to the moon cycle.   What you’ll get out...

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The Innovative Intersection of Worldly and Yogic Paths with Rod Stryker

In the drama of modern-day hyperstimulation and overwhelm, any one of us can easily lose track of our dharma, our soul purpose. In the modern lifestyle — with all of its Vata aggravations of too much information and too many stimuli for our sense organs to process — it’s a wonder we even get dinner on the table. We’re moving toward more mass confusion, not more mental clarity, as a modern species. Amidst this chaos I have a very sane, sound, and innovative conversation with modern guru Rod Stryker. So, what’s the...

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Experience Body Acceptance on the Cellular Level with Anna Guest-Jelley

Anna is big into Body Acceptance, and I’m big into Body Thrive. In this episode, we tease apart the levels and layers on the journey to deeply embodied living. Anna Guest-Jelley is the founder of Curvy Yoga and the author of Curvy Yoga: Love Yourself & Your Body a Little More Each Day. She and I have talked before on the show. I was curious about what happened since the last time we talked about the growth of Curvy Yoga, its curriculum development, and her life at the helm of...

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Tiffany Cruikshank on Knowing Yourself with Yoga

In this episode, I visit with Tiffany Cruikshank, a global Yoga-teaching force in and of herself. We connect around how Yoga bridges the Eastern medicine energetics into Western Yoga students’ lives. See how she’s upleveling the physiology and anatomy training in the Yoga teachers she certifies. I rap with Tiffany Cruikshank about Anatomy for Yoga Teachers: How Yoga is about noticing what works Longevity vs. short-term health Why teens need Yoga for discipline + dedication How Yoga Medicine came about How our Yoga practices have changed over time What you’ll get out...

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Rewilding Ourselves + Our Kids with Sean Guinan, Holistic Pediatrics 101

Have you heard of rewilding? Rewilding means restoring ancestral ways of living that create greater health and well-being for humans and the ecosystems that we belong to. This is the topic of today’s show with Holistic Pediatric Doctor and father of four, Sean Guinan. We get into the real deal conversation in our own lives with how we are rewilding ourselves and our families, shaping our culture I rap with Sean Guinan about Rewilding Ourselves: Probiotics vs. good dirt Upleveling our perspective about what is normal, healthy, and natural? Forest Bathing...

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Core Strength from a Centered Body with Donna Farhi

In our obsessive quest for lean, strong cores, we get injured. That’s what world-class Yoga teacher trainer Donna Farhi has discovered from injured Yoga teachers who find their way to her classroom for healing. Donna’s newest book release, Pathways to a Centered Body, coauthored with Leila Stuart and remarkably illustrated by Sonya Rooney, is one of the most important, must-read books on the Yoga of healing back pain. It’s also one of the most in-depth books to be released on the inner-body exploration of core Yoga. In this interview, you’ll learn...

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Jason Nemer on AcroYoga, Trust, Connectivity, + Small, Powerful Communities

Jason Nemer was an acrobat before he co-founded AcroYoga International. In this episode, Jason and I have a natural conversation about Trust, Connectivity, and Small, Powerful Communities. We also talk about what happens when we leave the solitude of our own mats and open the gateways to new levels of human connection, healing, and communication. Jason and I discuss evolutions in both AcroYoga and AcroFit. Our conversation reveals what you can learn from your physical body and in your relationships as a result. We also talk about the importance of developing skills...

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Unearth Your Dream with Cate Stillman

Today I’m going to tell you how I tap into the Five Elements of Ayurveda to make every next chapter of my life simultaneously more dynamic, more on target, and more easeful — and it’s going to be a real eye-opener for you. The 5 Elemental Core Competencies is what this podcast is about. Either you’ve learned these competencies and are living a life beyond your dreams, or you need to uplevel specific elemental competencies.   What you’ll get out of tuning in:     Which element (space, air, fire, water, earth) to start...

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Birthing Yourself with A Sacred Postpartum Experience Ayurveda with Reena Jadhav

Reena Jadhav, founder of HealerPedia, asks me about Ayurveda for postpartum women. What stimulated the conversation was this article: Chrissy Teigen Opens Up for the First Time About Her Postpartum Depression. We dive into the Ayurveda mentality and methodology on postpartum diet + rituals… and what happens when we don’t drop into the postpartum soup. Get the rest of the conversation. Catch the last 20 minutes here. I rap with Reena Jadhav about Ayurveda for postpartum Why not to bring lasagna to a postpartum woman Why weight loss is never the focus postpartum What...

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History, Politics, Justice + the Evolution of our Collective Needs with Rick Hanson

I got to drill Rick Hanson on what is happening behind the scenes in our species evolution with collective leadership.  For those who don’t know Rick - you should. And you should listen. I took 4 pages of notes during the interview. Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author. His books include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute...

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