Real Life Show

Ayurveda for Health and Disease

I just put it out through email: what do you want to learn next? I love doing webinars, and I love talking about Ayurveda. For those of you who don't know me, my name is Cate Stillman. I started Yogahealer.com in 2001 as a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist — basically as an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Yoga Teacher. And I absolutely love having very practical, innovative conversations about Ayurveda. So I put it out via email to ask what the community wants to learn next. Do we want to look at Ayurveda for...

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Peira Moinester – Brooklyn Music Factory + Creating Musicians for Life

On today's podcast, we have Peira Moinester of Brooklyn Music Factory. I've tried to get her on the show for about eight months, or as long as I've known her. She helps kids learn music, helps families get into music, and runs all sorts of lessons and camps. She is based in Brooklyn, and is going online soon. Tune in to learn all about how she breaks the traditional paradigms of teaching music and embraces an innovative teaching environment to make students of every age and walk of life a...

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Focus on Fit, Not Thin Webinar

It's been a while since I've done a live webinar, but they're so much fun! To me, they're a casual way for us to connect around things that I've been thinking about and practicing. This webinar that focuses on being fit not thin has an underlying philosophy — we're swimming in this pool of how we're supposed to look. I...

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Yoga, Your Healthspan + Empowered Elders with Dr. Baxter Bell

Where is western medicine part of the problem with stress and preventable disease Can anyone actually promise practices that will increase longevity or how long you live? And if not, should we just do whatever we want and not worry about doing yoga or our taking care of our health? Are there any paradoxes that you have discovered in working on the ideas of Yoga for Healthy Aging? (e.g. that restorative practices can actually assist in weight loss!) Should yoga students just wait until they start to feel "old" or develop an age-related...

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Q&A with Cate Stillman

Today’s episode is an Ask Cate Show! Many of you have gone to Yoghealer.com/ask and left me a message. You let me know what YOU want to know. In this episode I play your questions and answer them. We have all sorts of topics to check out, from questions about India to queries about amenorrhea. You’ll learn about what it means to have emotional amas since birth, too. I’m going to spin a yarn, and I know you’ll get something good out of it because we’re talking about all sorts...

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Desire + Fearless Over Fifty

Hello it's Cate Stillman with the YogaHealer Real Life Show. I am thrilled to bring to you today Desiree Rumbaugh, one of my friends, and Michelle Marchildon, who have both co-authored Fearless After Fifty. In this conversation today, we talk about how older yogis actually need to turn their practice up instead of being overly careful. We talk about being strong, and what needs to happen next in the aging population that's not really doing yoga yet. For those who don't know Desiree Rumbaugh, she is an internationally recognized yoga teacher....

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Don Jose Ruiz: Modern-day Shaman + Ancient Lineage Spiritual Teacher

I had a blast talking to Don Jose Ruiz! You can tell by listening that this modern-day shaman is so in it. Aside from authoring books, he teaches workshops and offers transformational journeys, and I have to say — just being with him, you really get a hit of ancient lineages and his spiritual training. He takes you there, even through casual conversation. In this episode, Don Jose Ruiz and I chat about ancient lineages and discuss what’s going on when people are addicted to their own suffering. Don Jose...

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Daring to Be Real About Yoga + Motherhood with Rachel Brathen

Rachel Brathen is a famous yoga teacher who strives to keep it real. Raised in Sweden and now living on Aruba she walks her talk and brings you back to your mat. She is a new mom of a baby girl. In this show she raps about becoming “popular”, teaching teens, and how she connects with her students. I rap with Rachel Brathen about Bringing Online Yoga to Your Home Practice: How to bridge learning yoga online with a real relationship with a teacher and community Why your practice needs to...

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Conscious Daydreaming is How You Connect to Your Future with Summer McStravick

Are you action-oriented, or more of a daydreamer? In today’s show, Summer McStravick unpacks the art of conscious daydreaming, which she calls Flowdreaming, to tap into a deeper trust and flow with the universe that created us. We explore why it’s far more productive to let go of the conscious, problem-solving mind. In Flowdreaming, the payoff for the practice of conscious daydreaming is the lived, embodied experience of aligning the future to the present. That may sound “out-there.” In actuality, it’s refreshingly efficient, fun, and easeful.   I rap with Summer McStravick about...

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The Role of Love in Healing Trauma with Sex Trafficking Survivor Anneke Lucas

Yoga as a tool for healing the entire planet. Through yoga philosophy, meditation, conscious awareness, mindfulness, etc. and also the physical practice, lived spirituality can change the materialistic mindset that has the entire world in chaos. The current top to bottom paradigm is not working. As I've survived child abuse at the hands of several world leaders, I know firsthand the darkness of society and my healing journey through yoga has brought me back to life. The journey inward ­ is needed now to change the paradigm to a model of...

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