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. 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

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?