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Wisdom of the Body

Feb 5, 2021

Intermittent fasting has become very popular in the last few years. In this solocast, Ayurvedic practitioner and author Heather Grzych touches on some of the psychological, physiological and spiritual benefits and risks of fasting - and how to cope when it get challenging - based on her personal, clinical and academic...


Jan 29, 2021

Rak Razam is an experiential journalist whose works include two books on Ayahuasca and the documentary Shamans of the Global Village. In this episode, Rak discusses what shamanism is and describes the plants that are central to the shamanic journeys of Peru and other South American countries. He shines a light on the...


Jan 3, 2021

David Crow is a renowned plant medicine expert who studied Chinese, Tibetan and Ayurvedic medicines and their spiritual lineages. In this episode, David discusses the three indigenous medicines from Asia and what they teach us about immunity and planetary health. He dives deep on the four levels of medicine discussed in...


Dec 3, 2020

Lisa Smartt, MA, is a linguist, book coach and the author of Words at the Threshold: What We Say When We’re Nearing Death, a book based on the data she has collected through the Final Words Project, which she co-founded with Dr. Raymond Moody, who coined the term “near-death experience”. Many of us fear death, but...


Nov 6, 2020

Rama Jyoti Vernon is an international yoga teacher, founder of numerous organizations, and the author of two highly influential yoga books. Rama first discovered yoga in the 1950s, when it was still being confused with yogurt in the US, and she later taught yoga to Indira Gandhi’s cabinet ministers in India, brought...