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A52: December 2019 Horoscope - The End of 2 Major Cycles

astrology horoscope Dec 03, 2019

This month nears the end of a major transit, with a heavy focus one sign of the zodiac. We also have the winter solstice - ending a 6 month cycle and and beginning the transition into a new 6 month cycle. Learn all about it and the yoga and Ayurveda practices I recommend for working with these energies on today's episode.

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Y100: Vinyasa To Practice Moving Meditation With Ujayi Breath And The Bandhas (locks)

 

A few years ago I went to a Vipassana meditation retreat. There was minimal food. No talking. No yoga. Only Vipassana (“insight meditation”) - 10 hours a day for 10 days.
 
I have always loved seated meditation. It was my first mindfulness practice and it has been the one I come back to the most. It helps me center, gain perspective, clear my mind and refocus. This...
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TT10: How to Avoid Burnout with Lisa Feder

Today I get to interview Lisa Feder. Lisa is an experienced yoga teacher, MBA and author of "A Year of Mindful Wellness." We talked about how to avoid burnout - and an experienced that Lisa had recently of realizing her cup was empty and how she navigated that. We talk about the need for intentions and directing our attention to be focused. We discuss how the simple gratitude practice Lisa...
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Y99: Hatha for Low Back Pain and Awareness of Pelvic Tilt

back pain hatha Nov 24, 2019

In last week’s episode I shared one of my favorite threads of the Yoga Sutra: “mindfulness of opposites.”

Today I share one of the most essential pairs of opposites -- anterior and posterior pelvic tilt. If you’ve never heard these words before, I will share exactly what I mean by them in today’s episode.

As I’ve shared before, low back pain effects 80% of...

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A47: The 11th House: Gains, Social Circles, Wealth

Want to know how the 11th house effects you specifically? You can now schedule a reading at the time that works best for you at http://www.quietmind.yoga/astrology

Where will your gains come from? What social circles are most helpful for you? What makes the 11th house considered both an auspicious house and a house of obstructions, and how can you best work with these energies? I'll share all...

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Y98: Gentle Yoga For Hamstrings And Back: When Negativity Arises, Cultivate The Opposite (Pratipaksha Bhavana)

In today's episode I share one of my favorite threads of the Yoga Sutra. Pratipaksha Bhavana: “When negativity arises, cultivate the opposite” or “mindfulness of opposites.”

Opposites are the core of everything I teach in yoga. Postures are either active or passive. Moving or still. Strengthening or stretching. Sometimes many of these things at once.

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Y96: Hatha For Improving Balance By Establishing Your Center

balance core hatha yoga Nov 16, 2019

In last week’s episode I shared how to address deep seated muscular imbalances.

In today's episode I share how balance is often misunderstood as needing to arrive at a perfect point between two opposites. As you know from any amount of life experience, things are constantly changing and moving. A core teaching of spiritual traditions is impermanence - you can never swim in the same river...

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Y97: Vinyasa To Strengthen Core And Support The Lower Back

core lower back vinyasa Nov 16, 2019

This episode is brought to you by Mindful New Year - an online & in person retreat - Jan 17th - Yoga, Ayurveda & Vedic Astrology - Learn more at http://www.mindfulnewyear.com
 
In last week’s episode I shared about how to establish your center, today we strengthen that center.
 
In today's episode I share about low back pain. EIGHTY percent of people in studies...
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A46: The 10th House: Career, Karma, Work

10th house career houses karma Nov 16, 2019

Want to know how the 10th house effects you specifically? You can now schedule a reading at the time that works best for you at http://www.quietmind.yoga/astrology

What is your career path in life? What kind of work environments will bring you fulfillment? What challenges might you face in your work and career path? The 10th house is the place to look for all things related to career, karma,...

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