Ep. 58 - The Om Rising Sessions: Rob Sidon

Rob Sidon is the owner and creative force behind the Bay Area’s favorite conscious community magazine, Common Ground. In this conversation we discuss Rob’s transformation from Big Business deal-maker to his new life as a conscious and creative entrepreneur, business advice for those in the conscious and creative space, transformative literature, and more. Find out more about Rob and the Common Ground magazine by visiting www.commongroundmag.com

Book Mentions:
The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna
Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
The Yoga and Other Works by Swami Vivekananda

This episode is sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Visit www.webekind.com and use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE to receive 10% off your purchase order.

Ep. 57 - The Om Rising Sessions: Michelle Bouvier

Michelle Bouvier is a yogini teaching others to push beyond linear paths on and off the mat. In this conversation we discuss Michelle’s journey into yoga, some of her favorite books, and where she finds hope in the future. You can find out more about Michelle and her work at www.michellebouvier.com

Books Mentioned:
Move Your DNA by Katie Bowman
Life on Land by Emilie Conrad
Sweat Your Prayer by Gabrielle Roth
Spiral Dance by Starhawk
Kiss the Ground by Josh Tickell


This episode is sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Visit www.webekind.com and use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE to receive 10% off your purchase order.

Ep. 56 - The Om Rising Sessions: Christopher Tompkins

Christopher Tompkins is a Harvard-trained Sanskritist currently teaching at the University of California Berkeley. In this conversation we discuss how Christopher’s father used kriya yoga to overcome alcoholism, PTSD, and cancer, the historical roots and modern science of kundalini and sound healing, the life of Gopi Krishna, and more. To find out more about Christopher, visit www.yogavidhi.org. To support Christopher’s research in exchange for exclusive perks and access, visit www.patreon.com/kundaliniyoga

Books Mentioned:

Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda
Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell
Living with Kundalini by Gopi Krishna

This episode is also sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE at www.webeekind.com to get 10% off your purchase order.

Ep. 55 - Pain as the Path to Liberation with Bruce Burger

Bruce Burger is the founder of The Heartwood Institute and the author of Esoteric Anatomy: The Body as Consciousness. In this conversation we discuss Bruce’s over land journey to India in the seventies, his years in India and finding his teacher, developing self agency and founding the Heartwood Institute, the rights of nature, presence as the essence of existence, shifts in energy, clearing trauma, and much more. You can find out more about Bruce at www.weare1.us or find him on youtube by Subscribing to his page “Bruce Burger”

This episode is sponsored by the Om Rising Yoga and Music Festival, @omrising. This festival is nestled in Camp Navarro’s redwood forest in Mendocino, CA from August 16-19. Visit www.omrising.org for more information, and use the coupon code HUMBOLDT to get 10% off your purchase order.

This episode is also sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE at www.webeekind.com to get 10% off your purchase order.

Your highest good is to get in touch with the experience of being.
— Bruce Burger

Show Notes: Find out more about Randolph Stone’s Polarity Therapy visit HERE. To find out more about Dr. Richard Miller’s yoga nidra work with combat veterans visit www.irest.org.

Book Mentions
: Esoteric Anatomy: The Body as Consciousness by Bruce Burger, Shiva: Stories and Teachings from the Shiva Mahapurana by Vanamali, Healing With Whole Foods: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition by Paul Pitchford.

Ep. 54 - Finding Your Voice Out Loud with Erica M Haines

In this episode, I sit down with the spiritual life coach, Erica Haines @ericahaineslove. We discuss her entry into alternative and spiritual health, her time at Yogi Hari’s Ashram, relationships, judgement, her advice for coaches, living life in the open, and much more. Follow Erica on Youtube at www.youtube.com/ericahainesyoga Intro music by @willevansmusic

This episode is sponsored by the Om Rising Yoga and Music Festival, @omrising. This festival is nestled in Camp Navarro’s redwood forest in Mendocino, CA from August 16-19. Visit www.omrising.org for more information, and use the coupon code HUMBOLDT to get 10% off your purchase order.

This episode is also sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE at www.webeekind.com to get 10% off your purchase order.

Ep. 53 - Entrepreneurialism, Yoga, and Building Community with Tim Dale

Tim Dale is a serial entrepreneur, founder of San Francisco’s Yoga Tree, and founder of Om Rising Music and Yoga Festival. In this conversation Tim opens up about his yoga journey, shares advice for entrepreneurs, and describes his plans for this year’s Om Rising Yoga and Music Festival. Intro music by @willevansmusic

This episode is sponsored by the Om Rising Yoga and Music Festival, @omrising. This festival is nestled in Camp Navarro’s redwood forest in Mendocino, CA from August 16-19. Visit www.omrising.org for more information, and use the coupon code HUMBOLDT to get 10% off your purchase order.

This episode is also sponsored by the karma yogis over at The KOZM, @thekozm. The KOZM produces ethical fitness clothing and guides their business decisions by the yogic principles of right action, the yamas and niyamas. Visit www.thekozm.com and use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order.

Ep. 52 - Building the Solidarity Economy with David Cobb

David Cobb is a board member of Cooperation Humboldt, a local organization striving to create a solidarity economy in California’s North Coast. David is a "people's lawyer" who has sued corporate polluters, lobbied elected officials, run for office as the Green Party Presidential Nominee in 2004, and has even been arrested for non-violent civil disobedience. In this conversation we discuss Cooperation Humboldt’s vision for a solidarity economy, social change and progressive politics, public banking, improving the life of the working class, the rise of fascism, and much more. Find out more at www.cooperationhumboldt.com

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. The KOZM makes fitness clothing without wrecking the planet and gives 5% of all profits to yoga empowerment projects. Visit www.thekozm.com and use the coupon code HL10 to receive 10% off your purchase order.

Show Notes: Examples of faith-based activists listed in this conversation include Jim Wallis and the Sojourners, Dorothy Day, Matthew Fox, and Marianne Williamson. Find Yuval Noah Harari’s Intelligence Squared interview HERE.

Book Mentions: Noam Chomsky’s Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of Mass Media

Ep. 51 - Finding Meaning in the Mystery: Yoga and the Power of Saying "I Don't Know" with Peter Walters

Peter Walters @peterwaltersyoga is a yoga teacher living in California’s Bay Area. In this conversation we discuss how Peter found yoga, Bhakti yoga and definitions of God, tips for yoga teachers, the power of saying “I don’t know,” and much more. Find out more about Peter at www.peteryoga.com Intro music by @willevansmusic

This episode is sponsored by Om Rising, a community gathering of yoga, nature, and music. The event takes place in the redwoods of Camp Navarro in Mendocino, CA and is scheduled for August 16th-19th, 2019. Visit omrising.org and use the coupon code HUMBOLDT to get 10% off your purchase order.

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

Find your own voice. Be authentically you.
— Peter Walters

Book Mentions: Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj’s I Am That, Rusty Wells’ Bhakti Flow Yoga: A Training Guide To Practice and Life, Ramesh Menon’s translation of The Ramayana, Ram Dass’ Paths to God: Living the Bhagavad Gita, Swami Satchitanada’s The Living Gita: The Complete Bhagavad Gita - A Commentary for the Modern Reader, Kamal Kapur’s Ganesha Goes to Lunch, B.K.S. Iyengar’s Light on Yoga.

Ep. 50 - Integrating Wisdom: Peak Experiences, Transformation, and Women's Health with Sabrina Ourania

Sabrina Ourania @goddess_alchemist is a holistic reproductive health practitioner and astrologer. After an intense kundalini activation, Sabrina’s life began to shift in profound ways. In this conversation we discuss Sabrina’s initiation and resulting shift, ayahuasca and integration, relationships, Saturn’s Return, women’s health, reversing polycystic ovary syndrome, and more. You can learn more about Sabrina at www.goddessalchemist.com

This episode is sponsored by Om Rising, a community gathering of yoga, nature, and music. The event takes place in the redwoods of Camp Navarro in Mendocino, CA and is scheduled for August 16th-19th, 2019. Visit omrising.org and use the coupon code HUMBOLDT to get 10% off your purchase order.

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

A lot of what relationship looks like is your trauma interacting with my trauma.
— Sabrina Ourania

Book Mentions: Richard Tarnas’, Cosmos and Psyche: Intimations of a New World View

Ep. 49 - Yoga Beyond Asana: Wisdom From the Himalayas with Bira Gonzaga

Bira Gonzaga had it all, the high-paid corporate gig, the plush apartment, and all the pleasure Miami Beach could offer, yet life felt hollow on the inside. After reading Paramahansa Yogananda’s Autobiography of a Yogi, Bira left that life behind to seek an enlightened teacher. In this conversation we discuss Bira’s journey to India, what makes a yogi a yogi, the confusion of yoga in the West, the eight limbs of yoga, mixing cannabis with yoga, and much more. Bira is the author of “Tommy Pilgrim: A Spiritual Quest in the Indian Himalayas” and can be found at www.ancientschoolofyoga.com.

This episode is sponsored by Om Rising, a community gathering of yoga, nature, and music. The event takes place in the redwoods of Camp Navarro in Mendocino, CA and is scheduled for August 16th-19th, 2019. Visit omrising.org and use the coupon code HUMBOLDT to get 10% off your purchase order.

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

To go from confusion to complete clarity, this is the yogic journey.
— Bira Gonzaga

Show Notes: You can find out more about Bira Gonzaga at www.birayoga.com and www.ancientschoolofyoga.com

Book Mentions: Paramahansa Yoganada’s, Autobiography of a Yogi, and Bhagavad Gita

Episode 48: Pastor Roger Williams - The Search for Truth, Christ, and Finding Your Nirvana

Roger Williams is the pastor at Eureka’s Seventh Day Adventist Church. In this conversation we discuss spiritual rebirth and awakening from the Christian perspective, the life of Spirit, the life and teachings of Christ, the peace of being as you were created, undercover pastoring, and finding your nirvana. You can learn more about Roger and Eureka’s Seventh Day Adventist Church at www.redwoodadventist.org Intro music by @mikelovemusic

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

Book Mentions: Timothy Keller’s, The Reason for God.

Episode 47: Traci Webb - Ayurveda, Yoga, and How to Master Your Life

Traci Webb is a local ayurvedic healer and founder of the Northwest Institute of Ayurveda. In this episode we sit down to discuss her upcoming 9-month online Ayurveda Life Mastery Program and internship, relationships, yoga philosophy, characteristics of healers, and how to master your life. You can learn more about the Ayurveda Life Mastery Program at http://ayurvedicliving.com/ayurveda-life-mastery.html Mention The Humboldt Lighthouse podcast to get a $250 discount off the program. Intro music by @mikelovemusic

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

This episode is also sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE at www.webeekind.com to get 10% off your purchase order.

Yoga moves the mind away from the world and brings the senses introvert, to the still quiet place. This brings us to our truest nature, which is peace. We say sat-chit-ananda, or truth-consciousness-bliss. Ayurveda was cognized to sustain the physical container and body-mind complex of the yogi to have the samadhi experience. You cannot have one science without the other.
— Traci Webb

Show Notes: You can find out more about Traci HERE.

Episode 46: Curt PallasDowney - Love, Fear, and Your Initiation

Curt PallasDowney @sedona_earth_wisdom integrates mindfulness techniques with Medicine Wheel teachings. In this conversation we discuss the writings of Carlos Castaneda and the Yaqui Way of Knowledge, shamanic work and managing energy, the differences between Jesus and Buddha, the shamanic initiatory crisis, reasons for meditation, perceiving life through Ego versus Soul, your light body, a spiritual interpretation of PTSD, and much more. Curt lives in Sedona, Arizona and can be found at www.sedonaearthwisdom.com or contacted at cpd517@centurylink.net or (928) 202-0127.

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

This episode is also sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE at www.webeekind.com to get 10% off your purchase order.

You meditate not so that you find enlightenment while you meditate; You meditate so that you can respond to your triggers with an enlightened point of view.
— Curt PallasDowney

Show Notes: Essay using the metaphor of a turbulent transformation as the same an engineer confronts “in reconstructing a railway station without interrupting the traffic.”: Self-Realization and Psychological Disturbances by Robert Assagioli

Book Mentions: Carlos Castaneda’s The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge, King Solomon’s The Wisdom of Solomon, and Ted Andrews’ Animal Speak: The Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great and Small.

Episode 45: Danielle Orr - Spiritual Crisis, Rebirth, and The Desire to Know

Danielle Orr is a local painter and spiritual traveler. In this episode we discuss Danielle’s upbringing, non-ordinary states of consciousness and the spiritual crisis, the potential hidden in individual and collective madness, running on default, and much more. You can follow Danielle and view her latest paintings on Instagram @orrdanielle Intro music by @mikelovemusic

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

This episode is also sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE at www.webeekind.com to get 10% off your purchase order.

Yoga and other mindfulness methods make the human experience more pleasant. They make life more enjoyable.
— Danielle Orr

Show Notes:
You can find the Dr. Stanislav Grof interview clip here.

You can access the Dr. Joseph Campbell lecture here, here, and here.

Book Mentions:

Dr. Stanislav and Christina Grof’s Spiritual Emergency: When Personal Trnasformation Becomes Crisis

Episode 44: Steve Lloyd - Yoga, Meditation & the American Ego

Steve Lloyd is a long time yoga and meditation practitioner and a musician. In this conversation we discuss how Steve discovered yoga, the commercialization of yoga, how a meditation practice freed Steve from his rage, Buddhism, the arc of technologic advancement, violence and the American Ego, racism, parenthood, American culture and much more. You can find Steve playing some original music and cover tunes every Monday night from 6 to 9 pm at McKinleyville’s Clam Beach Tavern.

You can find out more about the Ayurvedic Life Mastery Program at www.ayurvedicliving.com. Tell Traci Webb that the Humboldt Lighthouse sent you and receive an additional $250 off the cost of this 9-month transformational program.

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

This episode is also sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Support a local Humboldt County business this holiday season by purchasing CBD-infused bath bombs, tinctures, gummies, and salves for you and your pets. Use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE at www.webeekind.com to get 10% off your purchase order.

I think everyone is doing the best they can with the consciousness they have at the time.
— Steve Lloyd

Show Notes: You can listen to the entire intro song, Cadillac Desert, here.

Book Mentions: Jack Kornfield’s Living Dharma: Teachings of Twelve Buddhist Masters, Carl Jung’s The Red Book: Liber Novus, and Colonel David Hackworth’s About Face.

Episode 43: Tobin Rangdrol - Middleway Method, Workplace Wellness, and Enlightened Economics

Tobin Rangdrol is a somatic educator, teacher, and founder of Middleway Method. In this conversation we discuss economics and government, the Middleway Method non-profit mission, workplace wellness, mirror neurons and radiating your state of being, Tobin’s life journey and witnessing the sacred, massage therapy and state dependent memory, stages of adult development, culture, why libertarian socialism might not be an oxymoron, and more. You can find out more about Tobin and Middleway Method at www.middlewaymethod.com and more about the non-profit at www.middlewaymethod.org.

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.


This episode is also sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Support a local Humboldt County business this holiday season by purchasing CBD-infused bath bombs, tinctures, gummies, and salves for you and your pets. Use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE at www.webeekind.com to get 10% off your purchase order.

The way we interact with others is an opportunity to bring meaning and purpose into our lives.
— Tobin Rangdrol

Show Notes: You can find out more about Tobin at www.middlewaymethod.com and you can find out more about The Middle Way Method non-profit at www.middlewaymethod.org.

Book Mentions: Thich Nhat Hahn’s Being Peace; Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini, Richard Lannon’s, A General Theory of Love; Ajahn Chah, Jack Kornfield, Paul Breiter’s, A Still Forest Pool: The Insight Meditation of Achaan Chah; Peter A. Levine and Ann Frederick’s, Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma; Ayn Rand’s, Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.

Episode 42: Molly Rose Hilgenberg - Your Wider Self, Breathwork, and Embracing the Weird

Molly Rose Hilgenberg is a trained breathwork facilitator, yoga instructor and musician who merges holistic healing with creative expression. She is currently a Masters of Social Work candidate at Humboldt State University. She lives off-grid on ancestral Wiyot land with her husband and two dogs, where they enjoy spending free time playing music and being in nature. In this conversation we discuss yoga the yogic path, what your body is trying to tell you, breath work, cultural conditioning, transformation and the kundalini phenomena. You can find Molly and the introductory song “Golden Bells” at www.roseheart.world

You can find out more about the Ayurvedic Life Mastery Program at www.ayurvedicliving.com. Receive a $500 discount if you sign up before 2/19/19. Tell Traci Webb that the Humboldt Lighthouse sent you and receive an additional $300 off the cost of this 9-month transformational program.

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

This episode is also sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Support a local Humboldt County business this holiday season by purchasing CBD-infused bath bombs, tinctures, gummies, and salves for you and your pets. Use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE at www.webeekind.com to get 10% off your purchase order.

When I started to understand the subtle inner body and what its doing within these poses, I wanted to go out and apologize to my earliest yoga students.
— Molly Rose Hilgenberg

Show Notes: The introductory music was written and performed by Rose Heart

Molly will be facilitating a Rose Heart Breathwork workshop at Om Shala in Arcata! Saturday, February 23rd 3:00pm-4:45pm $10-20 sliding scale (only 20 spots, sign up early at the link below:

Rose Heart Breathwork Advance Sign Up

In 2018, Molly studied Breathwork facilitation with David Elliott in New Mexico. David Elliott is the author of The Reluctant Healer and Healing. His website can be accessed at www.davidelliott.com. You can access David Elliott’s guided breathwork via Spotify.

Mind Body Solutions, Adaptive Yoga Training: http://www.mindbodysolutions.org/

As mentioned by Molly: Circle facilitation training and spiritual quest in Washington State: https://peerspirit.com/ and non-profit http://www.thecircleway.net/

Wyrd / Weird etymology from Pagan Europe: The Saxons called Fate "Wurd", the Germans "Wurt" and the Anglo-Saxons "Wyrd" . - these names are the completed aspect of the verb "to be, to become." "Becamemeans the shaper of destiny herself, sums up fates already fulfilled, as she brings new things into being...Wyrd or Werd gave rise ot the medival word for destiny: weird." (Max Dashu "Witches and Pagans")

Book Mentions: Bessel A. van der Kolk’s, Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, John Warren White’s, Kundalini: Evolution and Enlightenment, and Bell Hook’s, All About Love: New Visions, and Sean Blackwell’s, Am I Bipolar or Waking Up?

Episode 41: Francis R. - Running with the Beatniks, LSD in the 60's & Crazy Wisdom

Francis R. was born midway through WWII, never imagining the journey ahead until finding himself riding the crest of the Bay Area’s counter-cultural revolution. Francis palled around with the famous Beatniks, managed the Sons of Champlin rock band, and ultimately dropped out to live the simple life on a homestead in Humboldt County, California. In this conversation we discuss the causes and conditions leading to the 1960’s cultural revolution, the Beatniks, America’s cultural shift after WWII, the movement of Eastern thought to the West, LSD and higher consciousness, and Michael Pollan’s recent bestseller How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence. Intro music by @wookiefoot

You can find out more about the Ayurvedic Life Mastery Program at www.ayurvedicliving.com. Receive a $500 discount if you sign up before 2/19/19. Tell Traci Webb that the Humboldt Lighthouse sent you and receive an additional $300 off the cost of this 9-month transformational program.

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

This episode is also sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Support a local Humboldt County business this holiday season by purchasing CBD-infused bath bombs, tinctures, gummies, and salves for you and your pets. Use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE at www.webeekind.com to get 10% off your purchase order.

I think what happened is that we came all the way across the United States and we got to the Pacific. The next place to look for the answers was to the East and the philosophies of Asia.
— Francis R.

Episode 40: Veneta Nikolova - Breakdowns, Breakthroughs & Your Imaginal Self

Veneta Nikolova is a transformational life coach and founder of www.imaginalself.com. She is a self-described mystic, artist, yogini, mindset coach, and quirky philosopher listening to her spirit's guidance. In this conversation we discuss the spiritual path, turning your breakdowns into a breakthroughs, transcending victimhood, religion versus spirituality, triggers and American politics, culture in times of transition, and your imaginal self. Intro music by @mikelovemusic. Enjoy!

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

This episode is also sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Support a local Humboldt County business this holiday season by purchasing CBD-infused bath bombs, tinctures, gummies, and salves for you and your pets. Use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE at www.webeekind.com to get 10% off your purchase order.

We have that capacity to illuminate each other and share the light.
— Veneta Nikolova

Show Notes: Share your yoga stories with Kelly O’Roke at kelly@omshalayoga.com. You can listen to the intro song at the following link: Mike Love - Human Race. You can check out the garbage homes HERE.

Episode 39: Robyn Smith - Tantric Philosophy, Developmental Trauma, & the Yoga of Relationships

Robyn Smith is a local yogini and teacher. She teaches the yoga of relationships and is the founder and director of Inner Freedom Yoga based out of Arcata, California. In this conversation we discuss how Robyn found the yogic path, Anusara yoga and tantric philosophy, developmental trauma, ways to improve your relationships, communication and intimacy, self-loathing and the Dalai Lama, conscious parenting, and much more. You can find Robyn at www.consciousthrivingrelationships.com and www.innerfreedomyoga.com. Intro music by @paulizakmusic

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis www.thekozm.com, @thekozm. Use the coupon code HUMBOLDT to get 20% off your purchase order. The Kozm, manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

This episode is also sponsored by Webeekind CBD herbal apothecary, @webeekind. Support a local Humboldt County business this holiday season by purchasing CBD-infused bath bombs, tinctures, gummies, and salves for you and your pets. Use the coupon code LIGHTHOUSE at www.webeekind.com to get 10% off your purchase order.

Instead of arguing with reality, we can harmonize with reality and make choices from there.
— Robyn Smith

Show Notes: Intro music can be found at “Young Roots” by Paul Izak (ft. Amber Lily and Tubby Love). If you’d like to find out more about this episode’s guest, Robyn Smith, on Facebook, you can visit any of the following links below:

Personal: https://www.facebook.com/robyn.smith.313371

Healthy Relationships Sisterhood Women’s Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/consciousthrivingrelationships/

Business Pages:

 https://www.facebook.com/ConsciousThrivingRelationships/

https://www.facebook.com/innerfreedomyoga/