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A podcast dedicated to spirituality, sexuality, and sharing stories that soothe and inspire the soul.

SOUL CRUSH Adriana Rizzolo

    • Religion & Spirituality

A podcast dedicated to spirituality, sexuality, and sharing stories that soothe and inspire the soul.

    Soul Crush Ep. 27 Shakti + Healing through the Performative Arts with Faith Shakti Heyliger

    Soul Crush Ep. 27 Shakti + Healing through the Performative Arts with Faith Shakti Heyliger

    Join along with Soul Crush this week in sitting down with poetess and artist, Faith Shakti Heyliger.
     
    Faith is a Harlem-born poetess that was able to take her childhood of growing up in an ashram-community and navigate how the world treated her when this lifestyle wasn’t accepted.
     
    In being given the name of the goddess Shakti, Faith has taken her life to explore and live the duality of what it means to be divine and human; and Faith shares this through her performative arts and poems that she curates. 
     
    Adriana and Faith discuss the power of performing, how chanting and meditation plays a role in our ability to express ourselves more freely, and ways to support one another as artists and sensitive souls who FEEL IT ALL.
     
    Things that are brought up in this conversation:
     

    Duality of being Human & Divine.
    Who is Shakti?
    “Fear is fuel”; learning how to harness fear’s power to discover ourselves fully.
    How the creative process can be such medicine in today’s world.
    Ways that performative arts can give space for us to explore the shadow sides of us that we may normally be scared to face.
    Physical embodiment when it comes to writing, art, and other forms of the creative process. 
    To find out more about Faith’s work, her story, and her book “The Love Letter", you can visit her website at: 
    https://www.immortalmadness.com/
    To follow Faith’s art and readings, check out her Instagram: @rawfsh 
    To follow more of Adriana's offerings and to join her upcoming events and workshops you can follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/artofloving/
    Or over at her website: https://www.theloverecovery.com/

    • 59 min
    Soul Crush Ep.26 The Good Fight on the Full Moon with David Harshada Wagner

    Soul Crush Ep.26 The Good Fight on the Full Moon with David Harshada Wagner

    Join us this week with spiritual teacher, author & artist David Harshada Wagner. 
    In this episode, David and Adriana Rizzolo celebrate and relate this Full Moon in Aries season to today's overwhelmed society, the f**kery of leadership seen today, and how this all can actually relate and be addressed in learning and delving deeper into the Bhagavad Gita.
     
    Things that are brought up in this conversation:

    Why the Bhagavad Gita is the most "seminal texts" of the Indian-Hindu traditions and how it relates and shines light on today's climate. 
     
    Leadership & F**kery.  How these times of watching our leaderships fail is causing an overwhelming feeling of disempowerment as citizens are unsure of what they can do during these times. 
     
    "What is our Good Fight to be Fighting Right now?" Taking the idea of "fighting a good fight" internally: of finding your individual purpose and then confronting your inner enemies.
    Dharma and Swadharma: the importance of knowing your purpose right now.  Knowing that if we don't decide, others out there are more than willing to try and find that for you.
     
    Warrior Consciousness.  A willingness to not be guided by fear.  Learning to let go of the hate and anger surrounded in fear and using these instead to guide you to address your inner enemies.
     
    To find out more about David's upcoming 9 week program, The Gita Course: Deep Support for Challenging Times, you can visit David's website at:
    http://davidhwagner.com/events/the-gita-course/
    For more ways to follow David and his offerings, follow him on his instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/davidhwagner/
     
    To follow more of Adriana's offerings and to join her upcoming events and workshops you can follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/artofloving/
    Or over at her website: https://www.theloverecovery.com/

     

    • 46 min
    Soul Crush Ep. 25 Climate, Politics + Art as Activism with Angel Del Sol

    Soul Crush Ep. 25 Climate, Politics + Art as Activism with Angel Del Sol

    Join us this week with artivist (artist/activist) Angel Del Sol. 
    In this episode, Angela and Adriana Rizzolo unpack climate crisis, queerness, the Wounded Healer, social change and how art can be a way of bringing to light what has been denied and the true heart of spirituality.
    Things that are brought up in this conversation:

    How the act of service can bring us to a truer sense of who we actually are-in purpose, spirituality + passion.
     
    Angela's journey of discovering how to create cultural bridges as a Latina, Columbia-born immigrant in the U.S.
     
    How art has become an form of activism: a way to remind and wake-up our communities to what is truly going on within our systems of government and societies.  That ART can be a way of speaking up and out!
    Angela sharing what the Creative Resilience Project in NYC is. 
     
    Ways we can connect to our ancestral pain.  To sit in this and then move from that awareness towards micro & macro healing towards joy. 
    Listen in to find how you can find connection of your values in politics, nature, sexuality, and the relationships you are building around yourself.
     
    To find out more about Angela and her offerings please follower her on IG: @angeladelsol
    And over at her website:  www.angeladelsol.com

    For more information about what the Wounded Healer Training is, visit www.theloverecovery.com to be updated on our next round of sessions, or you can follow Adriana via IG: @artofloving
     
     

    • 58 min
    Soul Crush Ep. 24 Embodied Spirituality, Social Justice + Soul Medicine

    Soul Crush Ep. 24 Embodied Spirituality, Social Justice + Soul Medicine

    Join us this week with embodiment and social justice healers, Reuben + Nyasha from the Ascension Seed and Adriana as they talk about the Ascension Seed's recent work of Racism: Reveal to Heal (ending for this 2020 year...but more from them soon to come!) and why NOW is still the time to continue standing up and speaking up about racism, social separation, and white supremacy.
    Things that are brought up in this conversation:

    Bravely facing the hard conversations and asking the questions of why we have allowed silence, passiveness, ignorance and avoidance into our lives & how these barriers are holding us back.
     
    Learning how to open our eyes, minds, hearts, and voices to allow truth to be the pathway into creating our real purpose in life.
     
    Two embodiment practices (for opening and closing the conversation) to ground + set an intention of social justice and truth for all ready to receive.
     
    Our core connection between us all; the multi-dimensions of this and how to show up better in our "now" reality.
     
    Learning how to let go of who you "think you are" to allow spirit and energy to guide you into who you need to become.
    Listen in to learn more about the Ascension Seed, their offerings and you can find out more from them by following them on IG: @theascensionseed
     
    _______________________________________________________
    LAST CALL!!!! (ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!)
     

    Wounded Healer Training: Sexuality, Service, Self-Love + The Stars.
    Starting September 22nd.
     
    In this 8-week series we will be journeying down through the chakra system to move from Spirit and then embracing our intuitive nature.  That we may solidify our service in this world.
     
    We will learn healing practices with guest teachers in Tantra, Esoteric Astrology, third-eye intuition, sound healing, and more throughout this course. 
     
    For more information, visit www.theloverecovery.com in our store, or you can follow Adriana via IG: @artofloving
     
     

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Soul Crush Ep. 23 Death + Grace with Matthew Dwyer

    Soul Crush Ep. 23 Death + Grace with Matthew Dwyer

    Join us this week with death doula, Matthew Dwyer, as he and Adriana talk about death and grief, and how Matthew’s journey took him on the path as a death doula. 
    Things that are brought up in this conversation:

    Exploring grief and our fear of death on the spiritual path of healing and awakening to living more fully.
     
    Why we would welcome our own relationship to death and dying and how it can help us find more meaning in life and challenging times.
     
    How to use our own suffering or grief to be able to sit with someone else's in our work with people.
     
    Meditation and guidance for connecting to the ALIVENESS we find in the TRUTH of the natural cycles of our being.
     

    Matthew Dwyer will be a guest teacher in the next Wounded Healer Training: Sexuality, Service, Self-Love + The Stars.
    Starting September 22nd.
     
    In this 8-week series we will be journeying down through the chakra system to move from Spirit and then embracing our intuitive nature.  That we may solidify our service in this world.
     
    We will learn healing practices with guest teachers in Tantra, Esoteric Astrology, third-eye intuition, sound healing, and more throughout this course. 
     
    For more information, visit www.theloverecovery.com in our store, or you can follow Adriana via IG: @artofloving
     
    For more information of Matthew's offerings, please visit his website at: https://madhumatt.com/

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Soul Crush Ep. 22 Singing your Highest Note with Heidi Rose Robbins

    Soul Crush Ep. 22 Singing your Highest Note with Heidi Rose Robbins

    Join us this week with astrologer and poet, Heidi Rose Robbins, as she visits the Soul Crush podcast once again to discuss and explore the realm of the soul’s purpose with Adriana Rizzolo.
     
    In this episode Heidi and Adriana discuss:

    How astrology can underline and pinpoint what each of our soul’s purpose + habitual patterns in this life are.
     
    How to be generous in our services in our soul's purpose AND also generous to ourselves within the moon-patterned moments.
     
    What we can discover in our rising sign + moon position in our birth charts, and how to use this to the fullest advantage of self-information for our plans in life.
     
    Learning tools and articulation of how to express the energy of our birth charts and discovery of our innate talents. 
     
    Developing a sense of humor in the reflection of our “moon-to-the-rising sign patterns” and continued cycles that may seem to hinder our destination in life. 
     
    Being kind and soft to ourselves and others. 
     

    Heidi Rose Robbins will be a guest teacher in the next Wounded Healer Training: Sexuality, Service, Self-Love + The Stars.
    Staring September 22nd.
     
    In this 8-week series we will be journeying down through the chakra system to move from Spirit and then embracing our intuitive nature.  That we may solidify our service in this world.
     
    We will learn healing practices with guest teachers in Tantra, Esoteric Astrology, third-eye intuition, sound healing, and more throughout this course. 
     
    For more information, visit www.theloverecovery.com in our store, or you can follow Adriana via IG: @artofloving
     
    For more information of Heidi’s offerings, please visit her website at: www.heidirose.com
     
     

    • 35 min

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