Seeds of Awakening was created to quench our thirst for spiritual growth and universal wisdom. We have been on a search to understand wellness and peace from great teachers & experts. Through our candid conversations we share their perspective. Our goal with every discussion is to reveal a small seed that may awaken inspiration within you.
This week we sit down with Jovinna Chan. Jovinna is a world traveler who leads transformational programs through conscious dance, yoga, and meditation. As a child, she began delving into dance, yoga, and martial arts and cultivated an intimate understanding of the body through creative movement and expression. Jovinna is a lead teacher in the Pranotthan School of Yoga, previously served as the Assistant Dean of the Kripalu School of Yoga, and is a certified Soul Motion™ teacher. We talk in depth about how to bring your practice into all aspects of your life. To check out where Jovinna is teaching or to stay connected with her go to www.Jovinna.com
Missy Brown is a pioneer in the field of wellness and yoga for children. Her classes and programs transform lives through play and joy. She runs an organization called Deep Play for Kids that trains and certifies teachers how to teach yoga to children. We talk about fun ways to teach kids yoga and meditation and the importance of children having a powerful yoga toolkit at an early age. Check out her trainings, classes, and books at www.deepplayforkids.com
Dr. Kristen Lee, Ed.D., LICSW, known as "Dr. Kris" is a recovering perfectionist, proud Mama, and an internationally recognized, award- winning author, clinician, researcher, educator, speaker and activist with over twenty years of experience. As lead faculty for Behavioral Science at Northeastern University in Boston, her research and teaching interests include individual and organizational well-being and resilience, particularly for marginalized and underserved populations. We talk about practical tools to use in your daily life that help you spiral up.
Our guest this week has been described as the Mary Oliver of the yoga mat. This discussion with Grace left us inspired with knowledge about the physical and energetic body. Grace integrates her understanding of embryology, osteopathy, anatomy and yoga into a poetic passionate and contagious approach to life and teaching.
To check out Grace's Anatomy on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gracesanatomycom-208818572557522/
We know it is critically important to tune into ourselves and take time for self-care. How do we really gain a deeper understanding of what we need? Sophia shares her knowledge of western medicine combined with her love for Ayurveda to provide insight into how to tune in and what to look for. We also discuss how her physical and emotional challenges led her to found Avraveda. For more information on Sophia and Avraveda check out her site: www.avraveda.com