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. 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. 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 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 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 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/

Episode 24: Cameron Nelson - Light Work, Christ Consciousness, Ayahuasca, & the Zen of Slacklining

Cameron Nelson (@thevoyageforward) is a high line and slack line adventurer spending the summer in Humboldt County, California. In this conversation we discuss his upbringing in Arizona, psychedelia, light work, the works and consciousness of Jesus Christ, the journey of the soul, slack lining as a mindfulness practice, consciousness, Trump’s America, Cameron’s Ayahuasca healing journey in the Amazon, living in gratitude, manifestation, dancing with our fears, and a lot more. 

This episode is sponsored by Kozm clothing, men's yoga gear that won't wreck the planet. Available at www.thekozm.com.

Those of us that are in tune with our own light can help shine our light onto the darkness of others.
— Cameron Nelson