Inspired by the desire to reclaim our collective birthright of deep rest, author and spiritual teacher Tracee Stanley explores tools, practices, and techniques that lead to deep rest. She shares her candid conversations with inspiring teachers and thought leaders about the power of rest, lucid dreaming, yoga nidra, self-care, napping as a path to liberation, restorative yoga, and sleep.
Music Composition and Produced by Baron Rinzler
Trust Your Truth with Shannon Algeo
In this episode of the Radiant Rest Podcast host, Tracee Stanley sits down with writer, teacher, and speaker Shannon Algeo. They discuss his highly anticipated upcoming book Trust Your Truth on how to reclaim your power and confidence, as well as tools to develop a deeper sense of
self-worth. As inspiration and a catalyst for the book, Shannon speaks to the ways bullying has shaped his abilities to set firm boundaries and commit to a practice. Shannon shares his liberation and insight alongside his experiences of profound heartbreak and his own dark night of the soul. Shannon speaks about the role of rest in yoga nidra in his awakening and sustaining balance.
Empowering Children to Thrive with Yoga - Crystal McCreary
In this bonus episode of the Radiant Rest Podcast, host Tracee Stanley sits down with Crystal McCreary. Crystal is the author of the upcoming Little Yogi Deck, and she discusses her background in education and her new deck to teach mindfulness and yoga practices to children. She speaks to the tools and wisdom she learned and now teaches about internal peace and groundedness. Crystal and Tracee ultimately discuss the things we learn from children’s emotions about ourselves, as well. www.radiantrest.com
Self-Care Rituals with Indu Arora
In this episode of the Radiant Rest Podcast, Tracee Stanley speaks with author and teacher Indu Arora. They speak to a range of experiences within yoga, including the role of true self-care as an act of responsibility, how comparison has no place in a yoga practice, and the importance of the motivations behind practicing yoga. Indu Arora also discusses her upcoming book SOMA: 100 Heritage Recipes for Self-Care. Tracee and Indu also discover the power of paying special attention to circadian rhythms and personal rituals for healing.
The Power of Dream Yoga with Andrew Holecek
In this episode of the Radiant Rest Podcast, Tracee Stanley shares a conversation with author and spiritual teacher Andrew Holecek. They broach topics of the power of lucid dreaming and dream yoga, stressing the importance of the truths revealed in our sleep states. Andrew and Tracee together discuss fear and how transitions are intrinsic to the human experience.
Rest: A Meticulous Love Practice with Tricia Hersey of The Nap Ministry
Host Tracee Stanley speaks with Tricia Hersey founder of The Nap Ministry. They discuss the origins of the organization and the practice of rest as resistance. The conversation traverses rest as a portal to the wisdom of our ancestors, how to make space for rest, creating boundaries, trauma, and the importance of rest for Black women. Tricia also discusses the relationship between spirituality, creativity, imagination, and dreaming. Timely and potent this conversation was recorded on Nov 10, 2020, and holds many lessons for our future.
Yoga Nidra as Oracle with Yoli Maya Yeh
Host Tracee Stanley interviews Spiritual guide and Scholar preserving Indigenous traditions Yoli Maya Yeh. Yoli shares wisdom about Yoga NIdra as an oracle, sacred dreaming, and the power of transition. This conversation is a weaving of ancient wisdom and tools that help us to live in today's world with presence, action, and connection to the Divine.