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  • 01:10

    Tom Kelly: Yoga Teacher and Co-Owner of Soul of Yoga

    in Health

    Tom Kelly, was born in Los Angeles, California in the United States of America, on April 6, 1950. As a child, Tom was naturally devotional, serving as an altar boy at his family church. While attending college at the University of California in Santa Barbara, Tom developed a deep yearning within his heart and soul to make a more intimate connection with God.

    After earning his B.A. in Anthropology and Religious Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara, at the age of 24, Tom entered the monastic life at the Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF). Founded by Paramahansa Yogananda in southern California, SRF- is an international, non-profit, religious organization that has roots that trace back to the ancient lineage of Swamis from India.

    After taking vows of simplicity, chastity, obedience, and loyalty, Tom spent the next 25 years engaged in rigorous spiritual training as a deeply devoted raja yoga monk practicing meditation and humanitarian service on a daily basis, specializing in ministry, team building and motivational speaking.

    In the fall of 1999, after joyfully living and serving for 25 years as a monk in the Self-Realization Fellowship Order, Tom felt ready to embark on a new adventure in his life. Filled with inspiration and the assurance from the Divine, Tom left the monastic life and re-entered the secular world, in order to expand his life learning, as well as share the fruits of his self-transformation and direct experience of Yoga with all.

    As an ordained minister and certified yoga teacher with over 30 years of experience in spiritual and personal growth development, Reverend Tom has traveled around the world to carry the message of the Sacred Art of Raja Yoga.

    Tom's passion for communicating the joy of spiritual living is highly contagious. Tom serves from an open heart with the sole intention of opening hearts and minds to seeing the truth of love within and all around us.

  • 00:31

    Best Practices for Yoga In Schools

    in Education

    Want to bring yoga to your school? Don't know where to start? Join us to learn best practices for a safe, effective school based yoga program.

    We chat with Jennifer Cohen Harper, one of the editors of the newly published Best Practices for Yoga in Schools. 

    Based on the collective wisdom and experience of 23 contributors this guide supports all who desire to help students thrive.

  • 00:32

    Grassroots Support of Yoga in Schools Key to Success

    in Education

    The K-12Yoga relaunch highlights the growth of the school yoga and mindfulness movement during the past 10 years.

    Join host Donna Freeman and guest Karma Carpenter, Founder K-12 Yoga, as we discuss the importance of grassroots support and momentum in bringing yoga skills into classrooms across the nation.

    We'll chat with Kathy Flaminio, Founder 1000 Petals, and Gail Bentley Walsh, Director of Yoga Mountain, about keys to successful implementation of school and district implementation of yoga programs.

    Discover key insights to long term success in bringing peace, calm and productivity into students and teachers daily lives.

  • 00:31

    Jolie Cash-Yoga Teacher and Owner of Nature’s Whisper School of Yoga

    in Fitness

    Jolie Cash, is the director and senior teacher of Nature’s Whisper School of Yoga located in the North Park area of the city of San Diego. Jolie is certified with Tantra Yoga International at the 500 hour level and has over 2,000 + hours of training.
    She is committed to the empowerment of all beings through the teachings of authenticity and using all of life’s lessons & pleasures for spiritual growth.  Jolie’s teaching focus is on the integration of wisdom and intuition, in order to release the old to make room for the new. She teaches a fluid style creating a garland of asana (postures), pranayama (breathing) and kriyas (cleansings). She also teaches a restorative (spinal) style of Bliss Yoga offering balance to a regular practice. When Jolie isn’t teaching Yoga, she is training others how to teach yoga. She is a natural birth advocate, an author, inspirational speaker of empowering women and all around baby lover. Jolie also teaches regular workshops, Teacher Trainings and retreats throughout the United States.

  • 00:30

    Marcia Frescura-Registered Kundalini Yoga Teacher

    in Health

    Marcia shines with the essence of divine light. She has many credentials including being a Reiki Master, Rising Start Healer, and Metaphysician, but her passion seems to be Kundalini Yoga. Her and her husband Tony teach at Soul of Yoga in Encinitas, California. She also possesses a beautiful singing voice.

  • 00:30

    Kari Ross-Berry: Yoga Teacher and Owner of Aham Maha Yoga Studio

    in Health

    Kari is trained in the Vedic Traditions of Hatha Yoga, having studied extensively with Bhava Ram and Laura Plumb of Deep Yoga. Kari’s style of teaching is infused with a well-rounded approach to Asana incorporating the sensibilities of Ayurveda in designing classes.. Kari teaches group classes at Ginseng Yoga Studio, Eye of Buddha, and is a founding member of Aham Maha Yoga: A Deep Yoga Studio.

  • Come Together at the National Kids Yoga Conference 2015

    in Training

    Kids yoga enthusiasts from around the world will gather at George Washington University in Washington, DC from Nov 13-15, 2015.

    Michelle Mitchel, founder of YoKid and conference organizer, joins us to share her enthusiasm for this gathering of passionate, energetic presenters and participants.

    Get the inside scoop on what to expect, who's going to be there, and the many workshops, keynotes and panel discussions offered during the 3 day conference. She'll have advice on what not to miss and how to get in on the fun.

    I will be presenting Saturday morning Nov 14 on Creating Conversation: Tips for #kidsyoga Social Media Success and would love to see you there.

  • 00:48

    Bhava Ram: Yoga teacher, Author, Musician, and Vedic Therapist

    in Health

    Bhava Ram is a former NBC News war correspondent who worked throughout the world, including the Gulf War, Afghanistan, Africa, South America and Asia.

    A broken back and failed surgery ended his career. Then came a diagnosis of stage four cancer. He ultimately healed himself through the sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda.

    Bhava is the founder of the Deep Yoga School of Healing Arts, a Vedic Therapist, teacher, lecturer, and performing artist. He now devotes his life to sharing the miracle of self- healing with others, believing fully that we all have the inherent power to take charge of our destiny, heal ourselves and effect lasting personal transformation in our lives. He leads Mastery of Life and Mastery Teacher Trainings at Ginseng Yoga Studio in San Diego and leads retreats, workshops, seminars and trainings worldwide. Ram teaches at Kripalu and Yoga Journal Conferences, plus does keynote talks for medical universities and international executive groups.

    Bhava Ram is the author of the highly acclaimed new memoir, Warrior Pose, How Yoga Literally Saved My Life, which details his journey from war correspondent to healer. Ram’s previous two books are The 8 Limbs of Yoga, Pathway to Liberation, and Deep Yoga, Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times. He has also produced and performed musical albums in the yoga tradition and CDs for meditation and healing.

    Bhava is a graduate of the Kerala Ayurveda Academy and certified as an Advanced Yoga & Ayurveda Educator through the American Institute of Vedic Studies (AIVS). He is registered with the Yoga Alliance at the highest EYT-500 level.

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  • 00:31

    Kriya Yoga Reflection on the Year 2015

    in Spirituality

    Hostess Lisa Winton and Swami Jayananda will continue talking about New Year's Resolutions and the importance of reflection with analysis; to create a plan for a better future. They will discuss the value of being retrospective and determine what is working and what has outlived itself. Out with the old to make room for the new; they will demonstrate how to make resolutions with clear intentions and explain why it is important to be specific instead of vague and general. Join in as they talk about how to evaluate your progress for 2015 and formulate a more productive plan for 2016.  Join the Kriya Yoga Spiritual Advance to get the light in your soul to help give your resolutions the Power of intention. 

  • 00:59

    Karuna, Teacher of Kundalini Yoga

    in Lifestyle

    Wednesday, January 7, 6pm EST: Mitchell's guest is Karuna (Sa, a devoted mother, daughter, sister, friend and teacher. Karuna brings her own unique brand of compassion, enthusiasm and pure joy to every Kundalini Yoga practice. Based in Boulder, CO, she teaches daily group yoga classes and private lessons, leads weekend intensives on varying themes including relationships, women’s issues and mastering challenges, and leads retreats internationally.

    Karuna is an Associate Level Trainer in the Aquarian Trainer Academy. She arranges Level One teacher training programs and Level Two teacher training modules in conjunction with Lead Teachers from the Kundalini Research Institute. In addition, she offers guided health cleanses, and organizes special events featuring world-renowned Kundalini Yoga teachers, artists and musicians.Certified in teaching yoga to children, teenagers and prenatal moms, Karuna has taught for the Santa Monica/Malibu school system, leading classes for second and fourth graders, as well as high school students.

    Today, Karuna shares those treasured teachings with Kundalini yoga students in Boulder, and all over the world. True to her spiritual name, which means “compassion,” Karuna likens herself to a coach, helping her students push beyond self-imposed limits. Her classes are filled with humor, music and the spirit of transformation. And Anthony Hopkins would be happy to know that she continues to find herself more and more every day, in each of her students’ faces.

    Join Mitchell as he spends the show speaking with Karuna about the joys and discipline, of Kundalini Yoga.

    ABW on Blog Talk Radio, Wednesdays 6pm EST

    Listen on-line at www.abetterworld.tv or by phone! 602 753-1860

  • 01:01

    Violet ReikiRadio - Guest Alison J. Kay, PhD, Holistic Life Coach, Yoga Teacher

    in Health

    Alison J. Kay, PhD is a Holistic Life Coach, an India trained YA Yoga & Meditation teacher, an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and an energy medicine healer/shifter of 18 years nicknamed “the lightning bolt” due to the power of her energy healings and clearings with clients around the globe. She has been practicing meditation for 21 years; teaching meditation for 18 years. She is also a vegetarian while being an endurance athlete, weight trainer and yoga practitioner. The unique blend of credentials, use of multiple modalities, and the wealth of experience she acquired during the 10 years she spent living in Asia studying subtle energy practices, make her perspective and manner of working with people around the world incredibly powerful. The results she achieves on behalf of her clients’ desires for changing their lives in any area – physical health, emotional patterns, psychological patterns, spiritual openings & awakenings – speak for themselves. She is a former Talk Radio host of, “Create Your Best Life Ever! What Else is Possible?” on World Talk Radio, the biggest online media company, Dr. Kay is the author of “What If There's Nothing Wrong?”  Dr. Alison J. Kay currently resides in Florida.

    Visit  www.AlisonJKay.com for more information about her products and services that can make you thrive, feel alive, and upgrade your vibe!


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