Hello, it's Cate Stillman with yogahealthcoaching.com and yogahealer.com, and I've been asked to finish the series on overweight-ness in Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. So you may have heard the episode on overweight Vatas, or the episode on overweight Pittas, and not the episode on overweight Kaphas, because I hadn't created it until right this moment. Often, when someone is overweight, they assume they are Kapha. As an Ayurvedic practitioner, we think, "Hmmm, maybe. But maybe not."...

Learn the story behind the bitters revolution in modern cocktail culture — and see exactly what that has to do with Ayurveda — as two Yoga teachers and friends from New Orleans discuss the uses for bitters as part of a healthy, modern lifestyle. Bitters have exploded in the last decade, not only in the cocktail world but also as a tool for your Ayurvedic kitchen. Understand where bitters come from, how to use them,...

Grace Edison talks with Carly Banks, a mom and Yoga Health Coach who went from real estate/construction to habit coaching after taking the Body Thrive course with Grace. Carly talks about how the course helped her transform her postpartum depression into a healthy desire to teach the habits she learned to others. Both Grace and Carly talk about the group dynamics in the Yoga Health Coaching community and how they help all members grow.   What you'll...

Johanie struggled with an eating disorder and other health problems including asthma since she was a child. She also lived in a violent household. Cate and Johanie discuss how internal stress and external health issues and how Johanie has overcome her own health crises through ayurveda and habit evolution. Through Cate’s Body Thrive course, Johanie learned how to create healthy daily habits as well as the importance of breath work and meal spacing. She discusses her...

Cate talks with Yoga Health Coach Veronica Maurel about her journey in becoming a Yoga Health Coach. Veronica was able to heal from a severe case of debilitating chronic fatigue to a vibrant life of living and teaching the principles of Ayurveda. According to Veronica, “Everytime you help somebody, you are helping yourself as well. You are opening up to new possibilities.” Veronica enthusiastically shares her experience of never ending and continuous transformation that she...

As Yoga Health Coaches and wellness professionals, we all make the mistake of spreading ourselves too thin and agreeing to things that may not make sense for us or even make a big difference for our clients. How do you know which opportunities to agree to, and which ones to decline? In this episode, Cate gives advice about being honest about your terms with anyone who wants to use your services as a yoga professional. She...