Self Care Spotlight
#50 YOGA METAPHORS: HOW YOU DO YOUR YOGA IS HOW YOU DO YOUR LIFE WITH ANDREA MARCUM
Mar 27, 2018 · 1 hr 3 min
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Enlightening and fresh, yet practical and wise. Andrea has been teaching yoga for nearly 20 years, which is more like a rare gem in this day-an-age of rapid yoga teacher trainings. Andrea's new book, "Close To Om: Stretching yoga from your mat to your life," with it's unique layout and thought out message speaks as both a yoga manual and a memoir. It breaks down poses and even esoteric yogic texts and relates them to real life. In the same manner, Andrea does this effortlessly on this week's podcast. Whether you're a newbie or seasoned yogi, you're sure to get a new perspective for stepping on to your mat and into your best life! -On being a yoga teacher in pre-social media days and what we can learn from these teachers -Her take on the Instagram yoga world -Her inspiration for writing the book -The book's unique layout AND your yoga journey: Awaken, transform, unite -How you do your yoga is how you do your life -The story of teaching her first yoga class (it's a good one!) -Yoga as Metaphors for patience, forgiveness, presence, and much more -Yoga as physical, psychological, and philosophical and how that impacts us differently than other forms of exercise -Dharma (highest path) and Santosha (contentment) and how to find them -How to see obstacles as stepping stones -Her early days as a signer/songwriter and what that taught her -Creating Space is Creative Space -Her daily mindfulness recommendations: S.T.O.P., S.T.A.R.T., the ABC's and "little savasanas" -Her "On the Mat" Challenge for YOU! Full Show Notes at thejournaldeck.com/episode50 instagram.com/thejournaldeck facebook.com/journaldecktribe

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