July 18, 2020
On the voyage of service, what still needs our attention, connecting to Mother Earth, and majestic remembrance. Nadine McNeil, is a yoga teacher, speaker, transformational coach and humanitarian whose mission is to ignite infinite possibility in people around the world and share yoga with diverse underserved communities. Over the last few decades, Nadine has travelled the world in service of the UN, UNICEF, Global Volunteer Network and Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. These and other experiences rooted Nadine’s continued devotion to activism. Inspired by her firsthand encounters with both the resilience of the human spirit and also its suffering, Nadine’s talks, workshops, yoga sessions and retreats are continually described as powerful, moving and insightful. RESOURCES Nadine's 21-Day Reset Program Transformational Women's Circles Race Corona, On World Yoga Day
July 11, 2020
On whiteness in wellness, our responsibility, our clumsiness and our commitments.
June 27, 2020
On studentship, using your art to heal, and becoming heavy enough to hold it all. Kiese Laymon is the author of three books, most recently the NY Times bestselling memoir, Heavy: An American Memoir. He is a Professor of English born and raised in Jackson Mississippi.
June 20, 2020
On choosing conscious shocks, conscious suffering and crystallizing your commitment.
June 13, 2020
On belonging, dreamwork, and welcoming aging as a privilege.
May 16, 2020
On the perpetual revolution of the soul, with the one and only Seane Corn
May 9, 2020
On music as medicine, listening carefully, and the relevance of surrendering.
May 2, 2020
On the road to sobriety, the questions we need to ask, and the ways we need to listen.
April 18, 2020
On intentional death and dying, elder and hospice care, and the conversations we need to have to help our elders die beautifully.
April 11, 2020
On poetry that transforms our ways of seeing, listening and being.
April 11, 2020
On poetry that transforms our ways of seeing, listening and being.
April 2, 2020
On communication in quarantine, with courageous openness.
March 21, 2020
On the efficacy and daily magic of EFT, or Emotional Freedom Technique, to recognize, release and heal ourselves.
March 14, 2020
On practicing dropping thought, choosing your state, and relaxing into the indelible, universal awareness that you are.
March 7, 2020
On the practice of allowing healing to be revealed; on art as a vehicle for recovery.
February 29, 2020
On boundaries, magnetizing prosperity, and practices for releasing blocks and renewing your relationship to abundance of all kinds.
February 15, 2020
On the true history of "woke" culture, dismantling toxicity and meditation as a recipe for freedom.
February 8, 2020
On seeing and healing our patterns in life and in love, and the choices we make in every dimension, with Lauren Zander.
February 4, 2020
On relating to your intuition and your own innermost guidance.
February 1, 2020
On relating to your intuition and your own innermost guidance.
January 25, 2020
On all the questions you're asking of Elena, from personal to professional; from skincare to reading, teaching to healing, clearing your space, creating your home sanctuary.
January 12, 2020
Ask questions, invite clarity, create meaningful practices, and author your prayerful reality for the coming year.
January 4, 2020
On the transition from lack and doubt to worthiness and trust--along with the recognition that there is indeed a better way, with Natalie and Andy Goddard + James and Roxane Bybee.
December 21, 2019
On the beauty and merit of hard work, and the gift and responsibility of creativity. On using your commerce to touch the lives of those in need, and the healing that comes with giving and receiving help.
December 14, 2019
On unraveling blocks in the body, the healing that wants to come through you, and the merits of staying curious.
December 7, 2019
On daily neuroliteracy, teaching your nervous system to listen expansively, and five profound yet simple steps to shift unintentional programs to intentional responses.
November 23, 2019
On Staying Present for Yourself and Your Business
November 16, 2019
On Nature as healing modality and connecting force. On the magical mycelium all around us, and the greatest natural solution for climate change.
November 9, 2019
On the experience of being yourself, the ancient illusion of hierarchy, and true humanity--being both fully human and fully divine.
October 21, 2019
The Ritual of Recovery: Elena's first spoken word piece to honour her five years of sobriety.
October 19, 2019
On healing in all its forms; muscle-centric medicine, gut healing, evidence-based healing modalities and the importance of soul family.
October 12, 2019
On racism as a curable heart disease, the ever-expanding gift of mindfulness, and what it means to stay awake and responsive in these times with care and wisdom. Ruth offers us an invaluable meditation to close.
October 5, 2019
On owning our anxiety as a sacred cue to wake up and remember ourselves. On becoming our own eternal support system. Practical tools to soothe and serve--yourself and others.
September 21, 2019
On the changing ecology of the yoga world, the importance of mentorship, and how we mature as teachers.
September 14, 2019
On the real breaking points, perils and virtues of honest parenting, creating more time for adventure and more space to be ourselves. Vanessa Cornell founded NUSHU Society through a personal need for a soulful community of women interested in exploring the self through powerful ideas and practices. Through events based in New York, NUSHU Society creates a space where women can feel safe to connect deeply, try new things, have fun and learn. Our collective goal is to lead a passionate, authentic and joyful life. Other passions include surfing, rock climbing, wine and contemporary Japanese ceramics. Vanessa lives in New York with her husband and five children. Length: 46:54 [1:46] - Bringing people together. [2:32] - Maternal health. Christy Turlington. Every Mother Counts. [5:30] - On maintaining her identity and honoring her voice, as a mother of five. [12:02] - Paying attention to your needs as a small act of rebellion. [15:09] - Founding Nushu. Gathering women together. Allowing space for vulnerability. On going first. [21:33] - On noticing what underlying values are at play: achievement vs. resting. [23:14] - Energy Medicine and kids. [26:48] - Bedtime with family. [29:33] - Spending time apart from kids. [30:38] - What needs healing. On loving our whole selves. [34:30] - Favorite view. Finding flow. [36:13] - Prayer as a connection to source. Meditation. [40:06] - Surfing as a way to feel alive. Fear vs physical sensation. Resources Nushu Society Every Mother Counts Energy Medicine by Dr. Jill Blakeway Calm app Daybreaker
September 7, 2019
On mothering as hosting a human, lessons learned from repeating history, and remembering that what we’re healing was never broken.
August 24, 2019
On the education and empowerment of adolescent girls as one of the keys to the future of the world.
August 17, 2019
On aromatherapy as a path to activating our innate balance, understanding tissue states, and the study of Aromatic Medicine.
August 10, 2019
On the confluence of effort and grace, the benevolent forces at play, and the electric walkway of this life.
July 27, 2019
On ritualizing your practice, developing your interior world, and measuring up for joy, with Abbie Galvin, author of 'Home Practice' and founder of The Studio.
July 20, 2019
Practical wisdom for separation and divorce; shifting internal narratives, prioritizing positives, taking the high road, and the importance of the long view.
July 6, 2019
On the life-changing art of doing less, appreciating more, and savoring the cyclical nature of your life.
June 29, 2019
Artist and meditation teacher Gemma Gambee on the work that helps us share the most primary inner state, and taking meditation into our actions in the world.
June 22, 2019
Co-Founder of Flavorpill and EVRYMAN Sascha Lewis on creating community, leadership, the experiential evolution of what it means to be a man, and becoming full-spectrum humans.
June 9, 2019
On prioritizing the behaviors that lead to awakening. On the kindnesses, and the softening. On breathing as physiological healing.
June 1, 2019
On the intention to serve, the art of effective boundaries, the business of your spiritual work, and being a clear example of truth.
May 25, 2019
On refining our inner dialogue, personal integrity, transparency in relationships and parenting, letting your shortcomings be funny, and navigating the space between conditional and unconditional love.
May 11, 2019
On Nature as musical instrument, pauses as assets, honouring the elders, everyday ceremony. Includes a bonus track of Ram Dass x East Forest.
May 4, 2019
On the subtlest interior shifts we can make to conduct currents of sweetness within and around us.
April 27, 2019
On the importance of telling your story, the magnificence of remembrance, and locating yourself in the everyday magic of your life.
April 13, 2019
Former Navy Pilot and co-founder of Walkabout Yoga Liz Corwin on the victories that emerge from perceived failure, the choice to prioritize practice, and the ultimate walkabout.
April 6, 2019
On welcoming compassion for the string of selves you've ever been, quotes from Hourglass and Inheritance. On the corrosive power of family secrets, and the healing of the secret that Dani uncovered about her origins.
March 30, 2019
On meditation and the merits we carry as a result of our practice, engaging inward connections, and cultivating heart community, with Diego Perez, the writer known as Yung Pueblo.
March 23, 2019
On the occasion of the release of 'Rituals for Every Day' by Nadia Narain and and Katia Narain Phillips, we gathered to chat about our own practices of listening, praying and meaning-making.
March 9, 2019
Glo founder Derik Mills joined me for a sweet, edifying conversation on my last trip to film at Glo. We touched upon the last ten years of digital evolution, the future of virtual practice and the heart of what we do together at
March 2, 2019
Leading your life in the world v. leading your life for the world. Treating your whole life as the organization you’re leading, investing in what really matters, and the pillars of personal leadership with social entrepreneurship expert and author Claudia Chan.
February 23, 2019
From the perspective of a kid who’s seeing firsthand what works and what doesn’t, a few points on parenting and relating.
February 16, 2019
On the occasion of Mary Oliver's passing, a reading of dear passages and poems. Mary’s work has informed mine since 1998; reading her words brings me back to the earliest days of teaching and learning to lead.
February 5, 2019
On the intelligence of risk, radical independence, and decoding the real conversation that happens in relationship.
February 5, 2019
Seeing difficult moments as evidence that it was always coming together.
February 5, 2019
On the energetic and practical wisdom of gathering difficult moments; seeing them as food for your journey.
February 3, 2019
Welcome to the first Practice You Podcast. Seeing difficult moments as our treasures. Strategies and perspectives for releasing stories and tensions.
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