Born in Tahiti, raised in Canada, and now based in New York City, Téana is the Director of Programming at Deepak Homebase, a sacred salon theater founded by Deepak Chopra & ABC Home's Paulette Cole in 2011. Together, we talk of finding stillness in a go-go-go world and ways to slow down and tune into your inner landscape.
On this episode of our MOONSHINE series, Kristina Wingeier + I dive deep into what to expect this lunar cycle, important dates to throw on your calendar, rituals + flower elixirs I recommend for getting a jump on *stabilizing* for it all!
Katie Hess + Ksenia Avdulova of Woke & Wired podcast + @breakfastcrminals instagram teamed up at Animamundi Apothecary in Brooklyn, New York to host a sacred ceremony + live Q&A episode. Starting with a grounded flower elixir + cacao/açai ceremony, followed by questions around topics like: conscious entrepreneurship, wellness hacks, + intuitive leadership.
Sarah is a certified life coach with accreditation from the International Coaches Federation and a health coach with training from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. We discuss listening to your body and how even a simple food intolerance can affect your fertility and what tests every woman should get at least once.
Pixie Lighthorse is the author of the Prayers of Honoring Series + has recently added a new section on honoring grief. She received her training in western shamanism between 2003-2012. Pixie and Katie discuss in a culture of 'go,go,go...', how do we make time for the grieving process?
On this episode of our MOONSHINE series, Kristina Wingeier + I dive deep into what to expect this lunar cycle, important dates to throw on your calendar, rituals to build momentum after a summer full of eclipses/retrogrades + flower elixirs I recommend for getting a jump on *stabilizing* for it all!
Megan McDonough is co-founder and CEO of Wholebeing Institute, an educational organization focusing on the science of whole-person wellbeing. She uses divergent thinking and creative perspectives to lead, harnessing the best in people for the greatest good.
Arielle Hayat is a clinical herbalist from Arbor Vitae School of Traditional Herbalism where is currently working on her clinical education. She apprentices at the oldest medicinal herb shop in Manhattan, Flower Power Herbs and Roots focusing on the Six Steps of Healing of the Wise Woman Tradition. She empowers and guides numerous people in her community to a healthier lifestyle that focuses on wellness from the inside out.
7Song is a clinical herbalist, teacher, botanist and naturalist. He is the director and main instructor of the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine and the founder and practicing herbalist at the Ithaca Free Clinic, an integrative clinic providing free consultations and herbal medicine.
Jessica is a contemplator, idea maker, thinker and innovator who takes the qualities of observing nature, spending time in quietude, and a sense of deep inner looking to her practice of acupuncture and East Asian medicine. She gives some insight on how to recognize the signs that there may be something more going on than meets the eye.
On this episode of ourMOONSHINE series, Kristina Wingeier + I dive deep into what to expect this lunar cycle, important dates to throw on your calendar, rituals to harness the powerful energy of eclipse season + flower elixirs I recommend for getting a jump on *stabilizing* for it all!
Sayer Ji is an author, activist, speaker, and widely recognized thought leader in the natural health and wellness space. This year I had the great honor of meeting Sayer in person, and hung out with he and a group of like-minded folks in Florida. Sayer is super aware, in tune, brilliant and has his finger on virtually all of the most cutting edge health + wellness info.
We talk with Dr. Christiane Northrup about her most recent boo, 'Dodging Energy Vampires', and about women who eat healthy, exercise and are the epitome of a wellness lifestyle - and yet, they are exhausted. We dig into why this happens + how to recognize + remove yourself from an energy-draining situation.
Every 6 months, there is a 6 week time when the sun gets within a particular distance to one of the nodes of the moon, resulting in a series of eclipses. On this episode of our MOONSHINE series, Kristina Windier + I dive deep into what to expect this lunar cycle, important dates to throw on your calendar, rituals to harness the powerful energy of eclipse season + flower elixirs I recommend.
Richard Mandelbaum is a clinical herbalist with a private practice in Brooklyn and Sullivan County, NY. He and Katie take time to intuit what plants + flowers our listeners may need presently, diving into the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of each.
Sandor Ellix Katz is a fermentation revivalist. His books Wild Fermentation and the Art of Fermentation, along with the hundreds of fermentation workshops he has taught around the world, have helped to catalyze a broad revival of the fermentation arts.
With her unique blend of Western medicine, indigenous traditions, feminist principles, and contemporary sensibility, Susan A. Lipshutz, LCSW, sacred feminine activist. Deeply devoted to building strong communities that reawaken and integrate the sacred feminine into daily life, Susan strives to weave the wisdom of our grandmothers with her own powerful modern teachings attuned to the complexities of today's challenges and evolutionary potential.
I talk with Tiffany Soi talk about self-punishment to the point of self-harm, failure, successes and setbacks, self-awareness, being intrigued by your inner dialogue and making pivots in your path. Also: living in Asia, the relationship between give + take, awareness within chaos in Bangkok traffic, food as nourishment in Asian culture vs. Western starvation mode, life in Singapore and embracing abundance + aging.
We interviewed Jeff Chilton and he talks about the benefits of mushrooms (Reishi, Lion's Mane, Shiitake, Maitake, Chage, Turkey Tail), how they can boost your immune system, how to correctly incorporate them into your diet, the correct way to cook them, and how they are the ultimate adaptogen!
I talk with artist Laura Hollick about beauty, the 'ugly' sides of ourselves, cellulite, flowers as mentors, flower elixirs in art, her controversial piece with menstrual blood, how she 'walked it out' as a mail carrier as a part of her spiritual and personal growth practice and using creative expression to bloom into your full potential.
I talk with herbalist and best-selling author, Rosalee de la Forêt. We dive into some of Rosalee's favorite herbs and spices, as well as how to identify the root causes of imbalance and deficiencies in our bodies.
K.P. Khalsa is one of the country's foremost natural healing experts with over 47 years of experience in alternative medicine, and man-oh-man does he drop some knowledge on us! We deep dive into conversation about 3,000 year old medical systems that influence his work today.
Erin is a Transformational Health Coach and Herbalist. After seven years in private acupuncture practice in New York City, Erin now works remotely with women all over the world to resolve hormonal symptoms and nourish fertility.
Diane Read's mother + grandmother taught her first to look to spiritual wellbeing for beauty. After leaving home, going to design school, years of travel and living in London and Hong Kong, Diane moved back and began focusing on her own wellness. If you don't know Diane, she is simultaneously one of the most gentle, yet fiercely determined people I know!
The second episode of our new series every month called MOONSHINE, where we invite special guest Kristina Wingeier, an intuitive astrologer to share her wisdom with us once a month by providing a cosmic forecast for the upcoming lunar cycle.
Nick Polizzi has spent his career directing and producing feature-length documentaries about holistic alternatives to conventional medicine. Most recently, Nick directed The Tapping Solution and co-edited Simply Raw - Raw for 30 Days.
Rachel Pontillo is the bestselling author of the book Love Your Skin, Love Yourself, and co-author of The Sauce Code. She's an AADP and IAHC Board Certified International Health Coach, licensed aesthetician; and natural skincare formulator. An avid herbalist, self-professed skincare ingredient junkie, and lifelong learner.
Welcome to a new series every month called MOONSHINE where we invite special guest Kristina Wingeier, an intuitive astrologer, that we featured in a previous podcast, to share her wisdom with us by providing a cosmic forecast for the upcoming lunar cycle.
Katie embarks on a journey of finding language for something that doesn’t yet have a language. When she looked at the themes during the last few collection trips, she realized there are two main themes that are presenting themselves in a BIG way lately.
This episode is a bit different -- rather than a deep dive into what's happening in this month, we go broad stroke and talk about the importance of understanding your natal chart, the role of interpretation in astrology + more.
Kelly Brogan is the real deal. She is motivated by the truth. Her truth. Your truth. The truth about medications. Wellness. Food. And the capital T Truth. She uncovers the truth + shares it with us readily. A fierce truth-teller. She gets to the bottom of what is truly beneficial for us - and what is not.⠀
Taylor and I share stories from the magical and inspiring, to crazy and creepy, of what happens during our flower essence collection trips! Above all, the motivation behind all that we do, is not to see the world, it's to collect the transformative + healing essences from exotic flowers and all that Mother Nature has to offer ~ for the soul purpose of sharing something that is profoundly meaningful, sacred, and life changing!
In July of 2017, my dear friend Robin flew across the country to help care for her friend and soul sister, Kelly Clark. While she was there, Kelly transitioned out of her earthly body. In this episode, we talk about it. The precious gift of care-giving, how watching your best friend die can be beautiful and change your relationship with living, the grief of great loss, the ceremony of preparing her body, and so. much. more.
Discover how dedicating time to nourishing creative practices is a crucial way to fortify and create resiliency and how embracing your emotional experiences as creative fuel can help teach us to trust the process of life.
I talk with Grace Pundyk about storytelling, simultaneously healing the wounds of our ancestors and children, death, telling the stories of the forgotten ones, following your intuition and how to use creativity to express new and ancient languages of the heart. If you're the kind of person who likes to stretch yourself outside the box, or you could use some loving, supportive tips to 'go for it' in your next weird + wild creative endeavor, have a listen.
Sasha Duerr is an artist and designer who works with plant-based palettes, natural dyes and place-based recipes. She is a professor at the California College of the Arts with a joint appointment in textiles and fine arts where she designs curriculum and teaches courses in the intersection of natural color, slow food, slow fashion and social practice.
I speak with dear friend Elena Brower about what it means to operate from the heart, how to trust your intuition and what it really means to be powerful. She shares how vulnerability has made her a better parent and how she has worked through habitual patterns with mindful awareness practices.
Brigitte Mars is an herbalist and nutritional consultant with almost 50 years experience! She shares what you should put into your home First Aid Kit and tips on how to look at your body, mind + spirit as one whole system to improve your health.
Carrie-Anne Moss is an actress, mother, wife, and owner of Annapurna Living. Though she is blessed with her work, it is her marriage and family that are her deepest callings and have brought Carrie-Anne the greatest joy.