The Wisdom of the Body podcast explores the idea of body intelligence as the real key to learning the knowledge of life – or what we call Ayurveda in the ancient language of Sanskrit. We do that by connecting with today’s creative leaders and experts who will help you listen to your body, trust your gut and live in deeper harmony with nature. Come join me as we unlock the golden door to clear, direct perception, and become very deep listeners.
James Maskell on the Need to Merge Medicine and Community
James Maskell is a serial healthcare founder, author and speaker on a mission to flatten the curve of healthcare costs through innovating at the intersection of functional medicine and community. The creator of the world’s largest integrative medicine conference, he's been featured on TEDMED, HuffPostLive and TEDx. James shares how facilitating community in a medical setting can improve the social determinants of health, such as loneliness, and why a more feminine approach to medicine is the future.
Heather Grzych on Seeing the Truth
Do you know when you are clearly perceiving reality, rather than under a spell? In this solocast, Ayurvedic practitioner and author of The Ayurvedic Guide to Fertility, Heather Grzych, explains how you know you are seeing the truth, the way we get confused by memory, conclusion and understanding, and how we are really interconnected on a cellular and energetic level.
J. Lee Nelson, MD on Microchimerism and Redefining Who You Are
Lee Nelson, MD is a professor and researcher in microchimerism at University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA. In this episode, Dr. Nelson discusses how we have all had other people’s cells actually living inside our bodies, maybe even right now, due to naturally occurring maternal-fetal microchimerism. She also discusses the connection with our immune systems. This goes way deeper than the microbiome and may challenge our view of the biological self.
David Crow on Plant Medicine and Eastern Spirituality
David Crow is a renowned plant medicine expert who studied Chinese, Tibetan and Ayurvedic medicines and their spiritual lineages. David joins Heather to discuss the three indigenous medicines from Asia and what they teach us about immunity and planetary health. He dives deep on the four levels of medicine discussed in the Tibetan tradition, the five elements from Ayurveda, and why it’s difficult to separate the medicine from the spiritual lineage. Come learn what the highest goal of medicine truly is.
Heather Grzych on Feeling Your Body
Trusting isn't always easy, and some of us don't even trust ourselves enough. In this solocast, Ayurvedic practitioner and author of The Ayurvedic Guide to Fertility, Heather Grzych, explains how important interoception is, why you need to add more qualitative language to the phrase “I’m stressed out”, and taking the Ayurveda journey of the five elements through the five senses. Get less distracted by thoughts as you focus on your sensory experience through the ears, skin, eyes, tongue and nose.
Dr. Raja Sivamani on Creating Beautiful Skin
Dr. Raja Sivamani is a board-certified dermatologist and an Ayurvedic Practitioner who is the Director of Clinical research in the Department of Dermatology at University of California, Davis and the Co-Director of the Microbiome Research Initiative at California State University, Sacramento. In this episode, Raja discusses the physiological, psychological and sociological aspects of skin through integrating both Allopathic and Ayurvedic medicines. Discover the gut-skin axis and how deep skin really goes.
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Intriguing and calming
Heather brings on intriguing guests and her non-judgmental way of being really gets them to go deep. Her voice is so soothing. I love learning about Ayurveda from Heather. I’ve shared this podcast with like 5 of my friends already and we end up talking about the episodes with each other.
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