Episode 80 Yoga For Health with Shannon Leavitt

“Every intention is a trigger for transformation.” – Deepak Chopra

Our world is full of stress and disharmony. In her book, Shannon Leavitt lays out a well-organized plan to incorporate stress reduction along with yoga exercises and lifestyle.

Topics Covered In This Episode:

  • What inspired you to write this book?
  • What is yoga?
  • You start your book with a questionnaire about the “four quadrants”-physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.  How are these important?
  • How can we realize that these are out of balance?
  • How can we start to bring these in balance?
  • What is mindfulness?
  • How can we use yoga to help us bring more awareness to our bodies?
  • What is self-limiting thinking?
  • Can you tell us about the journaling you recommend in your book?
  • How can self reflection help us?
  • How can yoga help us to be lean?
  • How can we use to accept our body?
  • What is yogic eating?
  • Is there a yogic philosophy that is important?
  • How is our metabolism affected by stress?
  • How can we use yoga to help manage stress?
  • What is meditation?
  • How can someone balance exercise into their busy lifestyle?
  • What’s an energy drain?
  • How can we battle negative mind-sets?
  • How can someone who is listening get started on this journey?
  • How can someone find you/your book/website?