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The Ayurveda Life School podcast explores wellness and health through the ancient 5,000 year old wisdom of Ayurveda-but we make it work for you today! Learn to make practical changes to your lifestyle, diet, exercise, thoughts, and emotions to connect mind-body and lead you on your pathway to perfect health. Ayurvedic Health Counselor, Heather Johnson, the host, will share the life-changing teachings of Ayurveda and give you techniques to make Ayurveda a natural part of your daily life as you journey to better health and peace, and you don't need to travel to India to do it! Peace, wholeness, and a life of dynamic energy can be yours through Ayurveda. 

Ayurveda Life School Podcast Heather Johnson

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 159 Ratings

The Ayurveda Life School podcast explores wellness and health through the ancient 5,000 year old wisdom of Ayurveda-but we make it work for you today! Learn to make practical changes to your lifestyle, diet, exercise, thoughts, and emotions to connect mind-body and lead you on your pathway to perfect health. Ayurvedic Health Counselor, Heather Johnson, the host, will share the life-changing teachings of Ayurveda and give you techniques to make Ayurveda a natural part of your daily life as you journey to better health and peace, and you don't need to travel to India to do it! Peace, wholeness, and a life of dynamic energy can be yours through Ayurveda. 

    Ep #153: Aspire Higher with Ken Lindner, founder of Positive Life Choice Psychology

    Ep #153: Aspire Higher with Ken Lindner, founder of Positive Life Choice Psychology

    For many, knowing what they truly desire or aspire to have in life is challenging. How do we go about finding what our aspirations are?We are often influenced by ego, or our urges and emotions. When faced with these urges how do we continue to make clear decisions?What do you consider Crunch Time Moments? How do we keep our actions aligned with our decisions without self-sabotage? In this week's episode you will learn about these things and more as we visit with Ken Lindner, founder of Positive Life Choice Psychology. Are you ready to take accountability for your decisions and create true, lasting change? Then enjoy this week's episode. About Ken Lindner:Ken Lindner is the founder of Positive Life Choice Psychology and the Positive Life Choice Psychology Lifestyle. Ken’s calling is to envision ‘what can be’ in people and to equip, enable and empower the to turn their great potential into a highly positive, fulfilling, and productive reality. Ken graduated Harvard magna cum laude and Cornell Law School. He is the author of five books, including Career Choreography, and his latest book Aspire Higher: How to Find the Love, Positivity, and Purpose to Elevate Your Life and The World!  was just released late 2021. Contact Ken Lindner: https://positivelifechoicepsychology.comInstagram- kenlindnerplcpSTART YOUR AYURVEDA JOURNEY HEREHaven't gotten your FREE Ayurveda Starter Kit with tongue scraper and mala beads? Order yours at https://ayurvedalifeschool.com/freestarterkitReady to put your habits into practice? Join the self-paced 28 Day Immersion and see your life change. https://ayurvedalifeschool.com/ayurvedaimmersionConnect with me online:https://ayurvedalifeschool.comSocial Media:Ayurveda Life SchoolNamaste.

    • 46 min
    Ep #152: Love Yourself Naked with Dr. Stacy Berman

    Ep #152: Love Yourself Naked with Dr. Stacy Berman

    There is more to wellness than looking good in our skin. But the connection between the body and soul is integral, and when you are searching for wellness, you have to give attention to both. This week we visit with Dr Stacy Berman about the holistic approach to fitness and wellness, with an understanding that the spirit impacts the body as much as the body impacts the spirit. What you will learn:How our emotions and thoughts about our physical appearance and body impact digestion and wellnessThe connection between our body sensations and thoughtsHow we can shift our emotional state by adjusting how we think about our body sensationsThe many tools of natural medicine to create wellnessHow to uncover past traumas and samskaras to rewrite the narrative of the past and change our future moving forwardAbout Dr. Stacy Berman:Stacy is a pioneer in the fitness industry and created the first all year outdoor bootcamp in NYC back in 1999. Called a “NYC fitness icon” by Forbes Magazine, Stacy trail-blazed the way for the global boutique fitness craze we see today. Stacy has gone on to receive a PhD in Natural Medicine and is presently writing a book Love Yourself Naked: The Science of Self Perception, Spirituality and Weight Loss, as well as Taking the Armor Off. Stacy is a practitioner of spiritual wellness where she offers a more holistic approach to wellness.You can contact Stacy at: https://www.stacyberman.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesystembystacy/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stacy.berman.7 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stacy-berman-3412a41/ START YOUR AYURVEDA JOURNEY HEREHaven't gotten your FREE Ayurveda Starter Kit with tongue scraper and mala beads? Order yours at https://ayurvedalifeschool.com/freestarterkitReady to put your habits into practice? Join the self-paced 28 Day Immersion and see your life change. https://ayurvedalifeschool.com/ayurvedaimmersionConnect with me online:https://ayurvedalifeschool.comSocial Media:Ayurveda Life SchoolNamaste.

    • 40 min
    Ep #151: Postpartum Care with Ayurveda

    Ep #151: Postpartum Care with Ayurveda

    Is there anything as tender as a newborn baby? And is there anything more challenging than navigating self-care and time to restore your energy when you are trying to care for a newborn and get back to regular life? Classical Ayurveda has very specific protocols to help balance out mom's doshas as well as get strong milk production flowing and create a strong connection between mother and new baby. In this episode you will learn: The Jatakarma, or actions to take after birthThe use of the placenta to reduce postpartum depressionHerbs to give to the baby shortly after delivery by mouth and externallyHerbs to stimulate milk productionRecipe for a compress to hep reduce breast pain from nursingWhich dosha to focus on managing post deliveryHow to heal vaginal canal tearingPractices to implement for the month following pregnancy for full restorationSTART YOUR AYURVEDA JOURNEY HEREHaven't gotten your FREE Ayurveda Starter Kit with tongue scraper and mala beads? Order yours at https://ayurvedalifeschool.com/freestarterkitReady to put your habits into practice? Join the self-paced 28 Day Immersion and see your life change. https://ayurvedalifeschool.com/ayurvedaimmersionConnect with me online:https://ayurvedalifeschool.comSocial Media:Ayurveda Life SchoolNamaste.

    • 25 min
    Ep #150: Supporting Healthy Pregnancy with Ayurveda

    Ep #150: Supporting Healthy Pregnancy with Ayurveda

    Pregnancy is a sacred, and challenging, time of life. Classical Ayurveda had much to say about pregnancy and how to strengthen and maintain a healthy pregnancy through lifestyle, herbs and practices. In this weeks episode you will learn:The month by month protocol for herbs and diet during pregnancyPractices to adopt for a healthy babyThe herbs to use for pregnancy based enemasWhy your emotional state is influential on the baby's developmentThe use of supplements and herbs during pregnancyIf you are planning for conception, or are currently expecting, this episode will give you plenty of practical wisdom from classical Ayurveda to assist in your journey. For this information specifically, I recommend you meet with an Ayurveda Practitioner to customize any recommendations to your individual pregnancy and needs. START YOUR AYURVEDA JOURNEY HEREHaven't gotten your FREE Ayurveda Starter Kit with tongue scraper and mala beads? Order yours at https://ayurvedalifeschool.com/freestarterkitReady to put your habits into practice? Join the self-paced 28 Day Immersion and see your life change. https://ayurvedalifeschool.com/ayurvedaimmersionConnect with me online:https://ayurvedalifeschool.comSocial Media:Ayurveda Life SchoolNamaste.

    • 25 min
    Ep #149: Preparing for Pregnancy with Ayurveda

    Ep #149: Preparing for Pregnancy with Ayurveda

    Delivering a healthy baby begins LONG before the actual conception. According to ancient Ayurveda, there are 6 specific areas to focus on in order to improve your chances of a healthy pregnancy. in this episode we discuss all 6 areas in depth as well as practical steps to take in order to improve the health of the mother and father for conception. As the Ashtanga Samgraha states:" The woman is the chief cause for progeny. If she is protected, the progeny is protected. Among all the stages of life, that of the householder is the most important and sacred". In this episode you will learn: The six factors that lead to conceiving a healthy childThe role that diet plays in healthy conceptionHow Karma of the child impacts their personalityHow analysis of the menses can help determine health of the eggThe proper timing of intercourseHow hydration impacts healthy conceptionAnd more...May your efforts to conceive be prosperous. START YOUR AYURVEDA JOURNEY HEREHaven't gotten your FREE Ayurveda Starter Kit with tongue scraper and mala beads? Order yours at https://ayurvedalifeschool.com/freestarterkitReady to put your habits into practice? Join the self-paced 28 Day Immersion and see your life change. https://ayurvedalifeschool.com/ayurvedaimmersionConnect with me online:https://ayurvedalifeschool.comSocial Media:Ayurveda Life SchoolNamaste.

    • 20 min
    Ep #148: Studying Your Akashic Record with Heather Ivany

    Ep #148: Studying Your Akashic Record with Heather Ivany

    What are the Akashic records?And how can they assist you in finding balance, enlightenment and joy in your everyday?This week we share a conversation between the Heathers- myself and Heather Ivany-Akashic records Guide. What you will learn:What are the Akashic records?How every action, thought and experience you have is stored in the etheric realmWhy you would get an Akashic records readingReal life examples of how lives have changed based on information from an Akashic readingHow Askashic readings are NOT the same as psychic readingsThe 6 Clair abilities/senses and how to identify which ones you have been gifted withHow Akashic records enhance your confidence in self, confidence in others, confidence in GodAbout Heather Ivany: For over 20 years she has led trainings, classes and retreats.  As a registered ERYT 500 teacher with over 1000 hours of training, she currently mentor individuals both privately and in small groups Heather is an Advanced Akashic Record Guide, offering Askashic record sessions and trainings.You can contact Heather Ivany and learn more about her work with Akashic records at: heatherivany.comLAST CALL TO JOIN THE SEASONAL SPRING CLEANSE!!Join the Seasonal Spring Cleanse- Preparation begins March 25th and the active cleanse starts April 1-16th. Learn more at https://ayurvedalifeschool.com/seasonalcleanseSTART YOUR AYURVEDA JOURNEY HEREHaven't gotten your FREE Ayurveda Starter Kit with tongue scraper and mala beads? Order yours at https://ayurvedalifeschool.com/freestarterkitReady to put your habits into practice? Join the self-paced 28 Day Immersion and see your life change. https://ayurvedalifeschool.com/ayurvedaimmersionConnect with me online:https://ayurvedalifeschool.comSocial Media:Ayurveda Life SchoolNamaste.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
159 Ratings

159 Ratings

J Karle ,

Inspiring and educational

Valuable information to support a balanced and healthy lifestyle

jbd223 ,

Warm, Supportive, and Educational!

Everything I could have asked for as I begin my journey toward living an Ayurvedic lifestyle. Each episode has straightforward information and kind, encouraging wisdom. Thank you!

Indya121121 ,

Elevated

This podcast truly inspires me to a higher way of thinking! Heather provides content that gives peace to my soul and helps me see the beauty in experiencing life and striving towards balance and harmony. She makes Ayurveda so exciting and applicable as she shares her experiences and what is in her heart(:

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