Reviewed by Nancy Eichhorn I recently received a copy of Susan’s newest book, Heart Open Body Awake: Four Steps To Embodied Spirituality, from Shambhala Publications,...
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
PODCAST WITH MICHAEL OSTROLENK
Michael Ostrolenk is a licensed psychotherapist who completed his MA in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology at John F. Kennedy University and did post-graduate studies in somatic psychology at the California Institute for Integral Studies . He is certified in Spiral Dynamics and Wade Mindsets. Michael is Head Instructor for SEALFIT’s Unbeatable Mind Academy as well as a personal development coach. Michael is also the host of #ORadio , a podcast which explores individual and social transformation.
Today I speak with Cara Bradley, a leading authority of mental fitness who has led thousands through her signature strategies to work and play in flow. She shares body-based trainings with Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and premiere college sports teams. Her work focuses on building awareness of body-mind states, regulating the nervous system and priming the gut-brain connection for optimal wellbeing and performance. Cara discusses her early experiences of mind-body connection and her fascination with human potential. She details the exercises one can undertake to wake up, show up, and shine, and she highlights how these practices can positively affect relationships and daily activities. Cara also discusses what it means to be present, and the importance of treating oneself with love and kindness. Cara is the author of On The Verge: Wake Up, Show Up, and Shine, founder of the award-winning Verge Yoga Center, and host of the On The Verge podcast https://www.carabradley.net. To learn more about Cara and her work, and explore how you can work with her, visit her website. In other short updates: Check out The Arete Collective Mastermind brought to you by Apeiron Zoh.. We will be launching our second cohort in July. If you are interested in body/mind and spiritual growth with a great community, it could be a good fit for you www.lifeofexcellence.io/main-zoh. Today’s show is brought to you by Somatic Psychotherapy Today.
BODY MIND SPIRIT
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- Gregory Kramer about Buddhism & psychotherapy March 1, 2021In this conversation, Gregory Kramer compares the perspectives that psychotherapy and Buddhism have on dealing with human suffering. Gregory Kramer teaches, writes, and is the founding teacher of the Insight Dialogue Community. His primary focuses are sharing a relational understanding of the Dhamma and teaching Insight Dialogue, an interpersonal form of Buddhist insight meditation. He […]Relational Implicit