Podcasts

Resilience, Trauma, Healing + Gerontology with Charlotte Nuessle

Listen in to Cate as she sits down with Charlotte Nussle, a certified international yoga therapist, and gerontologist, as they discuss the nuances of aging and how our trauma and experiences inform our intergenerational relationships. They discuss the necessity of having a structure that is strong enough to hold a container for the process of the deep healing work you would like to do.  What you’ll get out of tuning in:5:20 How to deal when the first response is frustration instead of compassion 5:27 The gift of this time is...

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The Yoga of Prosperity with Ellen O’Brian

Cate sits down with Ellen Grace O’Brien, author of The Jewel of Abundance, to discuss artha - one of the four aims of human life. We all innately want to thrive and to prosper, but there’s often conflict about how to do that in a way that feels dharmic - in harmony with the spiritual truth of our being. To further complicate matters, we can get in our own way when it comes to artha. Sometimes the first step is simply to be willing to let our lives be bigger...

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Ayurveda’s Cyclical Wisdom with Maya Tiwari

Today I have the pleasure of speaking with spiritual guru and Founder of the Wise Earth School of Ayurveda, Maya Tiwari. Our conversation takes us into the realm of cyclical wisdom vs. linear thought. How do we allow our intuition to move us back into a place of deep awareness, connecting us to our Shakti, our creative selves, and our consciousness once again. In order to reclaim this wholesome, cyclical nature of ourselves we need to simplify our lives and look to nature to source our energy and power. Tune...

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Website Advice for Wellness Pros with Lissa Sandler

Cate sits down with Lissa Sandler, a web design and development strategist who specializes in working with wellness pros. Lissa loves being able to simplify web design for people who don’t consider themselves very tech savvy. When Lissa builds a website or teaches her clients to build a website, it’s about so much more than creating a website. It’s about helping them authentically connect with their ideal clients so they can convert website visitors to clients. It’s about helping them serve their clients in the way they have been dreaming...

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Depth in Your Spirituality through Ayurveda with Acharya Shunya

Listen in with Master teacher and lineage holder of Vedic, Yogic and Ayurvedic wisdom from India, Acharya Shunya. We dive deep into Ayurveda and discuss our connection to a deeper spiritual reality, a deeper you, and how important it is to see the bigger picture. We are in a realm of impermanence where change is a constant and shedding old layers is necessary in order to expand, grow, and evolve. Sometimes a breakdown occurs before we have a break through, but this is all part of the healing process, and...

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Food as Sukha Sadhana and the Creation of Good Space with Kate O’Donell

A sattvic state of mind is one that is naturally calm, clear, and at peace. But when the world tugs at our minds and our egos, it makes them anxious, wild, and scattered making  it difficult to feel peace and stability within. In her Ayurvedic Cookbooks, Kate O’Donnell uses food preparation as a way to harness this undisturbed, sattvic state of mind that we desire to cultivate. Today, Kate and I chat about the importance of our daily habits in terms of sukha sadhana and how to bring about a...

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How to Slow Down to Speed Up with Yoga Nidra with Rod Stryker (Part 2)

On today’s show, Rod Stryker and I continue our conversation on the deeply healing and transformative practice of Yoga Nidra. Yoga Nidra essentially translates to the ‘end of all thoughts’ because it is a process in which we learn to let go, to relax and restore, to diffuse our awareness, and to just BE.We’ve created a world where we are always doing something; with our Iphones and tablets constantly by our sides and work or life stressors always on our minds, we are continually thinking, working, or moving. We are...

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How to Heal and Restore with Yoga Nidra with Rod Stryker (Part 1)

Culturally, we are moving towards higher levels of division and speed. Everything in our world is getting faster and faster and thus we are having to split ourselves up into smaller parts to get everything done. This disrupts our physiology as we have to process more sensory input than we ever have before; the acceleration and distraction we have created in today’s world causes us to be anxious, fearful, depressed, or scatterbrained.Yoga Nidra is a practice that allows us to do the opposite. By lying down and using the healing...

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