The Power of Sharing your Story

Life can be tough (no kidding). But too often these tough moments become an opportunity for us to blame and shame ourselves. In today’s podcast, we’re talking about why you could be doing ALL of the right things and still not get the outcome you desire, PLUS talk about the power of sharing your struggles with others.

In Today’s Episode:
-Why your worth is not tied to outcomes.
-How your self-protection is causing loneliness.
-How to connect and pull yourself out of the shame spiral.

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What do to if labor slows down

Did you know that 25% of emergency cesearean births are because of “failure to progress?” Once labor starts, we all want it to keep going. In this podcast, I discuss why labor slows down and how to speed it back up again.

In Today’s Episode:
-Why your hospital room isn’t set up to have a speedy labor.
-What you can do to get labor started again if it slows down.
-Why most of us worry about the speed of labor way too early.

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How I create my yoga sequences

If you’ve ever taken yoga with me (in person or on the podcast!), you know I create pretty unique sequences. But these poses are not random – they’re always tied to an energetic or emotional theme that I want to embody physically. In today’s podcast, you’ll learn how I create my yoga sequences PLUS get tips on creating your own powerful sequences at home.

In Today’s Episode:
-How I create yoga sequences.
-What has to happen before you figure out the poses to teach.
-How you can create a mindful yoga sequence at home.

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25 minute yoga podcast to relax your back

It’s the request I get most often from private clients and yoga students: can we do something to relax my back?

If you want to soften up your spine and release tight muscles, this is the practice for you. 25 minutes of simple movements to help your back relax!

 

If you like this podcast, please leave a review on iTunes or share it with a friend. I also love to hear your feedback and questions! You can send me a message over on Instagram at @behappyhealthyhuman.

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Life 101: How to Breathe

Are you breathing correctly? Breathe is the most fundamental part of our lives (you don’t go a day without it!), yet most of us aren’t breathing correctly. Our shallow breaths are weakening our core muscles, starving our bodies, and stressing us out. In today’s podcast: how to take proper, diaphragmatic breaths, PLUS an explanation of why yogis aren’t always the best breathers.

In Today’s Episode:
-Why we are so bad at breathing.
-The muscles of the torso and how to use your diaphragm to breathe.
-Why yogis aren’t always the best breathers.
-Breathing practice and exercises you can do at home!

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Preventing and Treating Diastasis Recti During Pregnancy

We hear a lot about diastasis recti after you’ve delivered the baby, but is it possible to prevent and treat diastasis recti when you’re still pregnant? It sure is! In today’s podcast, I’m diving into the most important exercises you can be doing to prevent diastasis recti in early pregnancy and to even help treat diastasis during your pregnancy.

In Today’s Episode:
-The most important thing you can do to prevent diastasis recti during pregnancy.
-Daily exercises to activate transverse abdominis.
-Using belly bands and kinesio tape to help prevent further separation.

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Finding the positive qualities in your Ayurvedic dosha

Sure, you could think about your Ayurvedic dosha as an imbalance, but I prefer to think about the most positive ways to express my dosha. Let’s discuss why each dosha is *perfect*, *beautiful*, and *awesome*.

In Today’s Episode:
-The typical way of viewing your doshas vs how I examine dosha types.
-My experience with embracing the positive aspects of my dosha.
-What are the best attributes of each dosha and how to express them.

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15 minute short and sweet yoga podcast

If it’s been a few days, weeks, or months off yoga, this is a short and sweet practice to get you back into your body. I’m always amazed at what just a few mindful breaths can do for my energy and mood. Enjoy!

 

If you like this podcast, please leave a review on iTunes or share it with a friend. I also love to hear your feedback and questions! You can send me a message over on Instagram at @behappyhealthyhuman.

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The First 12 Hours of your Baby’s Life

Most birth planning ends with the delivery of your baby, but there’s so much more to it. Let’s talk about what happens after that baby is out, so you can make the best start for your baby’s life (and yours too!)

In Today’s Episode:
-Why do we delay cord clamping?
-The many benefits of going skin to skin.
-What you need to know about delivering your placenta in a safe way.
-Why all of those tests and measurements can be delayed.

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A Million Ways To Meditate

Today on the podcast, we’re talking about all of the different ways to meditate, and why I think meditation is a critical skill in our current day and age. We’ll finish with a short, 3 minute meditation that will leave your heart and mind feeling cleansed and renewed.

In Today’s Episode:
-Why meditation is a critical skill.
-All of the different ways that you can meditate.
-How to bring a non-traditional meditation practice to a simple seated meditation.

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