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Join us as we explore the rich culture, philosophies, techniques, and stories from the East that have endured millenniums and continue to enrich the lives of billions in the modern world. Mantras, Meditation, Buddha, yoga, alternative healing, and the Hindu pantheon of gods- we cover it all. We promise you'll quickly realize why the East has been beloved throughout history. Lofty ideas and down-to-earth wisdom make our show inspiring, practical, and even life changing! For daily inspiration, be sure to check out our blog: http://www.SivanaEast.com Shop our store at: http://www.sivanaspirit.com
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Dec 18, 2018

Empaths, teachers and healing professionals often experience burnout, exhaustion, and compassion fatigue. Today we tackle the question: How can we passionately serve others without sacrificing our own personal wellbeing? I interview Elizabeth Bishop, creator of the Conscious Service Approach, designed to support healing professionals to reconnect with and fulfill their desire to make a difference in the lives of those they support. We discuss: caring for students, clients or a loved-one with an injury or chronic illness, tips for self-compassion, and how to avoid overextending yourself.

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Elizabeth Bishop is the creator of the Conscious Service Approach designed to support helping professionals to reconnect with and fulfill their desire to make a difference in the lives of those they support. Following the completion of a diploma in Developmental Services and a degree in Psychology and Religious Studies, Elizabeth completed a Masters in Adult Education through St. Francis Xavier University, providing the opportunity to test and refine the elements of the Conscious Service Approach.
The Conscious Service Approach is intended to offer a source of inspiration, information, and tools to assist helping professionals to transform their practice into one that not only results in high quality service, but is also an expression of their soul. For more information about the Conscious Service Approach, programs and services, please visit elizabethbishopconsulting.com. 

 

Special Guest: Elizabeth Bishop

http://elizabethbishopconsulting.com/

 

Creator & Host: Brett Larkin

http://www.brettlarkin.com/

New yoga series ELEMENTAL all about the lower 4 chakras: www.brettlarkin.com/elemental

 

Sound Engineer: Zach Cooper

www.zmcmusic.tumblr.com

 

Producer: Benn Mendelson

www.sivanaspirit.com

www.sivanapodcast.com

 

Support the Show:

 

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Dec 13, 2018

Today, we continue our conversation with Lee McCormick about how to best let go of our expectations and need to control.  Lee explains how we need to hold a vision for what we desire, but also hold space for a broader awareness of the mystery of life. Lee shares with us the tradition of sweat lodges as a way to heal and restore faith in the unknown. We cover: what sweat lodges are, the tools, elements and traditions involved, as well as their potency for healing. If you’re ever been curious about this tradition, listen to learn more. 

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Born into a tribe of movers and shakers, Lee McCormick has always lived out loud. He is the founder of The Integrative Life Center in Nashville, The Ranch Recovery Center in Tennessee, and The Canyon Treatment Center in Malibu, California and has been a creative force in the Mental Health and Recovery scene for over 20 years. 

He founded Spirit Recovery Inc. to produce Healing and Recovery conferences and Spiritual Journeys around the world. Lee is also a co-founder of Front Porch Partners a Consulting, Management, and Research Development Company working in the medical and behavioral Health disciplines. 

Lee has authored The Spirit Recovery Meditation Journal to assist people in reclaiming their lives and is co-author of Spirit Recovery Medicine Bag with HCI Books. Lee is the executive producer and has a leading role in the documentary Dreaming Heaven, the true story of the experiences of 18 people over five days at Teotihuacán, Mexico. He has led many journeys to this place of power. 

 

Special Guest: Lee McCormick

http://spiritrecovery.com/

 

Creator & Host: Brett Larkin

http://www.brettlarkin.com/

 

Sound Engineer: Zach Cooper

www.zmcmusic.tumblr.com

 

Producer: Benn Mendelson

www.sivanaspirit.com

www.sivanapodcast.com

 

Support the Show:

 

Please consider leaving us a rating or review on iTunes! Not sure how? Follow the steps at www.sivanaspirit.com/review

 

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Dec 11, 2018

How do we shake off the programming we inherit from our parents and our culture? How do we notice when we’re living in a particular energetic pattern, and break free? How do we learn to cherish or own unique, innate value? To get in touch with our own soul? These are the questions I explore today with Lee McCormick, author of the The Heart Reconnection Guidebook: A Guided Journey of Personal Discovery and Self-Awareness. Behind the roles you play in life – mother, father, wife, husband, employee – who ARE you, really? Listen to this deep, contemplative interview with Lee to get your wheels turning.

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Born into a tribe of movers and shakers, Lee McCormick has always lived out loud. He is the founder of The Integrative Life Center in Nashville, The Ranch Recovery Center in Tennessee, and The Canyon Treatment Center in Malibu, California and has been a creative force in the Mental Health and Recovery scene for over 20 years. 

He founded Spirit Recovery Inc. to produce Healing and Recovery conferences and Spiritual Journeys around the world. Lee is also a co-founder of Front Porch Partners a Consulting, Management, and Research Development Company working in the medical and behavioral Health disciplines. 

Lee has authored The Spirit Recovery Meditation Journal to assist people in reclaiming their lives and is co-author of Spirit Recovery Medicine Bag with HCI Books. Lee is the executive producer and has a leading role in the documentary Dreaming Heaven, the true story of the experiences of 18 people over five days at Teotihuacán, Mexico. He has led many journeys to this place of power. 

 

Special Guest: Lee McCormick

http://spiritrecovery.com/

 

Creator & Host: Brett Larkin

http://www.brettlarkin.com/

 

Sound Engineer: Zach Cooper

www.zmcmusic.tumblr.com

 

Producer: Benn Mendelson

www.sivanaspirit.com

www.sivanapodcast.com

 

Support the Show:

 

Please consider leaving us a rating or review on iTunes! Not sure how? Follow the steps at www.sivanaspirit.com/review

 

Use code TAKE25 for $25 off anything in your shopping cart at SivanaSpirit.com – new customers only

Dec 6, 2018

Stressed out by the rapidly approaching holiday season? Today, we continue our conversation with Martina Fink about how can stay grounded, blissful and balanced during this important time of year. We discuss which chakras are best to focus on during this holiday period, how to best schedule our time, give and receive gifts, and make time for self-care. Martina also shares with us her ultimate mindset hack for a happy holiday season. Listen for inspiration on how to stay balanced this December!

 

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Martina Fink is the go-to girl for all things Glow. Her mission is to help others by sharing her love of natural beauty products, sustainable living, maintaining a healthy body and mindset and promoting self-love and confidence. She offers a couple of different glow inspired coaching programs, hosts luxury retreats around the world, and travels with her clients. Martina is a certified Health Coach by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and thrives on helping others live a sustainable and glowing life.

 

Special Guest: martinafink.com

www.instagram.com/martinaglows

 

Creator & Host: Brett Larkin

http://www.brettlarkin.com/

New yoga series ELEMENTAL all about the lower 4 chakras: www.brettlarkin.com/elemental

 

Sound Engineer: Zach Cooper

www.zmcmusic.tumblr.com

 

Producer: Benn Mendelson

www.sivanaspirit.com

www.sivanapodcast.com

 

Support the Show:

 

Please consider leaving us a rating or review on iTunes! Not sure how? Follow the steps at www.sivanaspirit.com/review

 

Use code TAKE25 for $25 off anything in your shopping cart at SivanaSpirit.com – new customers only

 

Dec 4, 2018

The Throat Chakra is often overlooked. Today, we deep dive into how you can heal this important energy center. Together with yoga teacher and health coach, Martina Fink, we cover: How to know if you have an imbalance in this area, tips and tricks to bring balance to Vishuddha chakra, and how to speak up for yourself. Martina shares with us her personal experience working with this area as part of her own personal development. Listen to learn more!

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Martina Fink is the go-to girl for all things Glow. Her mission is to help others by sharing her love of natural beauty products, sustainable living, maintaining a healthy body and mindset and promoting self-love and confidence. She offers a couple of different glow inspired coaching programs, hosts luxury retreats around the world, and travels with her clients. Martina is a certified Health Coach by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and thrives on helping others live a sustainable and glowing life.

 

Special Guest: martinafink.com

www.instagram.com/martinaglows

 

Creator & Host: Brett Larkin

http://www.brettlarkin.com/

New yoga series ELEMENTAL all about the lower 4 chakras: www.brettlarkin.com/elemental

 

Sound Engineer: Zach Cooper

www.zmcmusic.tumblr.com

 

Producer: Benn Mendelson

www.sivanaspirit.com

www.sivanapodcast.com

 

Support the Show:

 

Please consider leaving us a rating or review on iTunes! Not sure how? Follow the steps at www.sivanaspirit.com/review

 

Use code TAKE25 for $25 off anything in your shopping cart at SivanaSpirit.com – new customers only

Nov 29, 2018

The past three weeks, I’ve been experiencing the best sleep of my life. Find out why and how you can do this too in today’s new episode. I cover: Side sleeping versus lying on your back. Special pillow arrangements for your head (and knees). Restless eye syndrome and how you might not know you have it. Retraining your spine to sleep in anatomical neutral, and more! Mentioned in this episode:

 

Episode 205: Why You Can’t Skip Savasana with Judith Hanson Lasater

Brett’s Zen Morning Routine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7U5n-My1Eo

  

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Brett is the founder of Uplifted Yoga, an online yoga and meditation community empowering students to personalize their practice and ignite their best life - on and off the mat. She’s instructed at top studios, companies like Google and Pinterest, and leads the world’s most interactive Online Yoga Teacher Training program. She teaches to a social media following of over 300K people. Her content on Youtube is streamed for 2 million minutes each month. Learn more at BrettLarkin.com

 

Creator & Host: Brett Larkin

http://www.brettlarkin.com/

 

Sound Engineer: Zach Cooper

www.zmcmusic.tumblr.com

 

Producer: Benn Mendelson

www.sivanaspirit.com

www.sivanapodcast.com

 

Please consider leaving us a rating or review on iTunes! Not sure how? Follow the steps at www.sivanaspirit.com/review

 

Screenshot your review and send it to info@brettlarkin.com and I’ll send you my favorite affirmations and journaling prompts as a free PDF! Thanks for your support!

 

Use code TAKE25 for $25 off anything in your shopping cart at SivanaSpirit.com – new customers only

Nov 27, 2018

In this podcast, I share how journaling can compliment your yoga practice. Listen to my exact steps on how to journal to improve your life and channel your deep inner wisdom. I also share details about the new 2019 Uplifted Yoga Journal. Download sample pages at UpliftedJournal.com

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Brett is the founder of Uplifted Yoga, an online yoga and meditation community empowering students to personalize their practice and ignite their best life - on and off the mat. She’s instructed at top studios, companies like Google and Pinterest, and leads the world’s most interactive Online Yoga Teacher Training program. She teaches to a social media following of over 300K people. Her content on Youtube is streamed for 2 million minutes each month. Learn more at BrettLarkin.com

 

Creator & Host: Brett Larkin

http://www.brettlarkin.com/

 

Sound Engineer: Zach Cooper

www.zmcmusic.tumblr.com

 

Producer: Benn Mendelson

www.sivanaspirit.com

www.sivanapodcast.com

 

Please consider leaving us a rating or review on iTunes! Not sure how? Follow the steps at www.sivanaspirit.com/review

 

Screenshot your review and send it to info@brettlarkin.com and I’ll send you my favorite affirmations and journaling prompts as a free PDF! Thanks for your support!

 

Use code TAKE25 for $25 off anything in your shopping cart at SivanaSpirit.com – new customers only

Nov 20, 2018

Learn to calm down, slow down, and make more time in your day with these 3 techniques I've been using successfully. Great reminders as we head into the craziness of the holiday season!

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Brett is the founder of Uplifted Yoga, an online yoga and meditation community empowering students to personalize their practice and ignite their best life - on and off the mat. She’s instructed at top studios, companies like Google and Pinterest, and leads the world’s most interactive Online Yoga Teacher Training program. She teaches to a social media following of over 300K people. Her content on Youtube is streamed for 2 million minutes each month. Learn more at BrettLarkin.com

 

Creator & Host: Brett Larkin

http://www.brettlarkin.com/

 

Sound Engineer: Zach Cooper

www.zmcmusic.tumblr.com

 

Producer: Benn Mendelson

www.sivanaspirit.com

www.sivanapodcast.com

 

Please consider leaving us a rating or review on iTunes! Not sure how? Follow the steps at www.sivanaspirit.com/review

 

Screenshot your review and send it to info@brettlarkin.com and I’ll send you my favorite affirmations and journaling prompts as a free PDF! Thanks for your support!

 

Use code TAKE25 for $25 off anything in your shopping cart at SivanaSpirit.com – new customers only

Nov 15, 2018

Let’s dive into the philosophy of Karma. I had so many amazing “AHA” moments in this episode! Ken reviews what Vedic astrology is and the philosophy behind Jyotish. He then dives into the philosophy of Karma. He tells us how Karma is created and released according to the Vedas. Learn what remedial measures you can use to change your Karma? Discover the issues with gemstones as it related to your Vedic astrology chart. You’ll never think about jewelry the same way again!

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Ken is a Vedic Astrologer. He has a deep understanding of Vedic Astrology and where it comes from, and is able to apply it in a way that is relevant and helpful in the modern world. In today’s episode, he will be telling us about what Vedic Astrology is and how it can help you in your life. We will be going through how Vedic Astrology relates to karma, how it is unique from Western Astrology, and how it can help you understand yourself better and improve your life. 

 

Special Guests: Ken Reads Jyotish

http://www.kenreadsjyotish.com/sivana-podcast.html
10% off Vedic astrology reading for Sivana podcast listeners

 

Creator & Host: Brett Larkin

http://www.brettlarkin.com/

 

Sound Engineer: Zach Cooper

www.zmcmusic.tumblr.com

 

Producer: Benn Mendelson

www.sivanaspirit.com

www.sivanapodcast.com

 

Please consider leaving us a rating or review on iTunes! Not sure how? Follow the steps at www.sivanaspirit.com/review

 

Screenshot your review and send it to info@brettlarkin.com and I’ll send you my favorite affirmations and journaling prompts as a free PDF! Thanks for your support!

 

Use code TAKE25 for $25 off anything in your shopping cart at SivanaSpirit.com – new customers only

Nov 13, 2018

What is Vedic Astrology? Find out in today’s podcast episode with Vedic astrologer Ken Jyotish. We cover: How is Vedic Astrology different from Western Astrology? How it works with archetypes and Hindu deities? How is it an aligning tool for our lives?
Ken teaches us about Nakshatras – the 9 additional constellations in the Vedic tradition. We also look at Meghan Markle’s chart to demonstrate the Nakshatras in action. Don’t miss this fascinating episode.

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Ken is a Vedic Astrologer. He has a deep understanding of Vedic Astrology and where it comes from, and is able to apply it in a way that is relevant and helpful in the modern world. In today’s episode, he will be telling us about what Vedic Astrology is and how it can help you in your life. We will be going through how Vedic Astrology relates to karma, how it is unique from Western Astrology, and how it can help you understand yourself better and improve your life. 

 

Special Guests: Ken Reads Jyotish

http://www.kenreadsjyotish.com/sivana-podcast.html
10% off Vedic astrology reading for Sivana podcast listeners

 

Creator & Host: Brett Larkin

http://www.brettlarkin.com/

 

Sound Engineer: Zach Cooper

www.zmcmusic.tumblr.com

 

Producer: Benn Mendelson

www.sivanaspirit.com

www.sivanapodcast.com

 

Please consider leaving us a rating or review on iTunes! Not sure how? Follow the steps at www.sivanaspirit.com/review

 

Screenshot your review and send it to info@brettlarkin.com and I’ll send you my favorite affirmations and journaling prompts as a free PDF! Thanks for your support!

 

Use code TAKE25 for $25 off anything in your shopping cart at SivanaSpirit.com – new customers only

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