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TT33: How Practicing Contentment (Santosha) Helped Me Work Through Depression

This practice changed my life. 

Around 12 years ago I was struggling with depression and feeling stuck on how to navigate it. 

I knew something needed to change so when I heard about a practice that could possibly help, I was eager to try it. 

The practice, I know now, shares its roots with this ancient teaching of Yoga Philosophy. 

What is the practice? I will share in...

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A74: Best Resources To Learn Vedic Astrology: "Astrology Yoga" by Mehtab Benton

One of the questions I get asked the most is "what are some of the best resources to learn Vedic Astrology?" - Today I'm starting a new series where I will share some of my favorite resources so you can deepen your learning of Vedic Astrology. 

I'm starting with one of my favorite and one of the best books I've found on Vedic Astrology and THE best book I've found that integrates yoga,...

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A73: June 2020: 5 Retrogrades, 2 Eclipses, A Time of Transformation

This month brings major transformation with 2 eclipses and 5 retrograde planets. In this episode I will share all the major transits this month and how you can best navigate them. 

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TT32: What To Do After Teacher Training? Get Clients? Another Training? Interview With Recent Grad Allison Halley

yoga teacher training Jun 30, 2020

What do you do after yoga teacher training? How do you start teaching classes? Should you take more trainings? I sat down to discuss all of this with recent grad Allison Halley, who you heard on episode 17 "How to Know When You're Ready for Teacher Training."

In the short time since then she started teaching weekly classes and is already near the completion of her second YTT with me through...

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A72: Jupiter Hora: Clear Your Lens Of Awareness and Trust Your Inner Knowing

astrology hora Jun 29, 2020

Today continues our series on how to best manage your time and energy applying the Vedic Astrology teachings of Hora. No matter what your birth chart is like, hora effects us all.

This series will help you understand the ruling planet of each hour of the day. When you align yourself with these energies your actions are in alignment with the cycles of the planets. I encourage you to experiment...

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TT31: 6 Incredible People Of Color We Can Support Right Now

yoga teacher training Jun 29, 2020

I would not be who I am without learning from these incredible people of color. I'll share what I have learned from them and how you can support their work. The first two are yoga teachers, but the others have also significantly influenced who I am as a person and teacher. These people are all based around Austin, TX, but you can connect with them from anywhere in the world.  

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A71: Saturn Hora: How Your Practices Resolve Your Karma

astrology hora karma Jun 28, 2020

Today continues our series on how to best manage your time and energy applying the Vedic Astrology teachings of Hora. No matter what your birth chart is like, hora effects us all.

This series will help you understand the ruling planet of each hour of the day. When you align yourself with these energies your actions are in alignment with the cycles of the planets. I encourage you to experiment...

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TT30: Saucha: How Your Choices & Environments Shape Your Mind

Saucha means cleanliness and it’s the first of 5 niyamas (disciplines) - things we aim to do to achieve the 8 limbs of yoga. Recent research in quantum physics has fascinating implications for how our minds shape our environments and vice versa. Practicing saucha means being mindful of the ‘cleanliness’ of your mind just as much as the cleanliness of your body. To perceive...

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A70: Moon Hora: Rest, Nourishment and Your Home

astrology home moon hora rest Jun 27, 2020

Today continues our series on how to best manage your time and energy applying the Vedic Astrology teachings of Hora. No matter what your birth chart is like, hora effects us all.

This series will help you understand the ruling planet of each hour of the day. When you align yourself with these energies your actions are in alignment with the cycles of the planets. I encourage you to experiment...

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TT29: Aparigraha: Non-Attachment to Thoughts, Relationships and Outcomes

Aparigraha means “non-grasping” and is the final “don’t” of Yoga Philosophy. It asks us to be aware of where we grasp to results, behaviors and anything external that may ultimately lead to suffering and disconnection from our true self.

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What is Aparigraha? Is it healthy to practice non-attachment? Is that unrealistic? How can we...

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