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Ancient Tools for Modern Living

Tzipporah Gerson-Miller LCSW C-IAYT

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Ancient Tools for Modern Living

Ancient Tools for Modern Living

Tzipporah Gerson-Miller LCSW C-IAYT

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Welcome to Ancient Tools for Modern Living. Tzipporah Gerson-Miller, certified yoga therapist and licensed psychotherapist explores the integration of ancient wisdom teachings and practices rooted in yoga, meditation, spirituality, and other contemplative based traditions in order to restore a sense of wholeness, vitality, and deeper connection to our humanity while meeting the mental health and physical health challenges we all face in modern daily living. Interviews with experts in fields such as yoga therapy, spirituality in healthcare, meditation, mindfulness, holistic nutrition, and contemplative psychology will be presented as a strategy to promote awareness, cultivate inter-disciplinary dialogue, and to collectively re-envision the way we respond to the challenges that arise in modern day society.

Latest Episodes

Secular Buddhism for Mental Health

Overview Noah Rashetais a Buddhist teacher, lay minister, and author, as well as the host of the podcast Secular Buddhism. He teaches mindfulness and Buddhist philosophy online and in workshops all around the world. He works with others to make the world a better place as he studies, embodies, and teaches the fundamentals of Buddhist philosophy, integrating Buddhist teachings with modern science, humanism, and humor. He lives in Kamas, Utah, with his wife and three kids. What We’ll Learn What inspired Noah to create the Secular Buddhism Podcast, as well as the other components that continue to influence his work. Define what is meant by the term, “secular Buddhism” and identify what differentiates this path from a religious one. How the teachings of Buddhism provide simple and accessible strategies for creating lifestyle change that leads to improved mental health. Particular teachings that would be most helpful for someone struggling with a mental health challenge or a chronic h...

49 MIN2018 DEC 3
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Secular Buddhism for Mental Health

Body Positive Yoga: An Interview with Amber Karnes

EAmber is a well known leader and teacher in the body positive yoga movement. During this thought provoking interview, she shares her embodied knowledge that grew out of her own journey to self-acceptance. “I work with humans who want to make peace with their bodies and build unshakable confidence. I know what it’s like to struggle with low self-esteem, bad body image, disordered eating, and the shame that comes with feeling that I’mnot enough.”

58 MIN2018 OCT 8
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Body Positive Yoga: An Interview with Amber Karnes

"Yoga Makes Life Better": An Interview with the Founder of YogaMate

YogaMate founder and global influencer Ann Marie Johnston, shares her story of how she developed the idea for the world’s largest global resource for yoga therapy

41 MIN2018 AUG 31
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"Yoga Makes Life Better": An Interview with the Founder of YogaMate

Ayurveda for Mental Health

Dr. Avanti is a physician who, after medical training in emergency medicine, began a journey to find her joy again and to help people truly heal. Thiscalling has led her to training in a variety of healing traditions and modalities: Ayurveda, energy healing modalities including Pranic Healing and Reiki, plant-based nutrition and Yoga Therapy. Sheintegrates these intuitive healing systems and traditions in her writing, research and teaching. Shelectures extensively to medical students andphysicians, as well as a broad-range of audiences throughout the country.The subjects of these talks range from scientific talks on various traditional healing systems to interactive dialogues on meditation, yoga, lifestyle and nutrition. What We’ll Learn A thorough explanation of every human being’s innate potential for healing through the practices defined in Ayurveda How disconnection from harmony with the outside world begin to manifest into symptoms and subsequent disease The process through w...

44 MIN2018 AUG 8
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Ayurveda for Mental Health

Behavior Change: A Tantra Hatha Yoga Approach

Today’s guest features Tra Kirkpatrick, a certified yoga therapist, life coach, and experienced yoga teacher residing in Atlanta, GA. Tra was trained at the Kripalu Institute in Massachusetts under the guidance and direction of Yoganand Michael Carroll. Because community and collaboration are intricate aspects of the practice, in 2014 Tra joined two of her friends and colleagues to launch the Center for Integrative Yoga Studies. The Center offers two training tracks, including a 200-hour therapeutic yoga teacher, which focuses on the therapeutic and meditative aspects of yoga and a 500-hour yoga therapy program, both of which are hosted at studios across the country. In addition to teaching in both the 200 and 500 hour programs, Tra offers regular workshops and programs, weekly classes in Decatur and Atlanta, as well as seeing private clients for both yoga therapy and Thai Yoga in Decatur, GA. Tra created a course entitled “Seeds of Change” for the 300 hour program that explores ...

46 MIN2018 APR 23
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Behavior Change: A Tantra Hatha Yoga Approach

Episode 4: Yoga for Population Health

EMy guest for today’s episode is Kristine Kaoverii Weber MA, C-IAYT, eRYT500, YACEP. She has been studying yoga and holistic healing for nearly 30 years and is committed to the widespread adoption of yoga as a population health strategy. Her organization, SubtleHealth, LLC, provides holistic, mind-body trainings, education, and clinical services with the mission of enhancing community health infrastructure. She is the director of the Subtle Yoga Teacher Training for Behavioral Health Professionals program at MAHEC in Asheville, NC; presents workshops and trainings internationally, and is frequently invited to speak about yoga at health care conferences. She is the author of The Complete Self Massage Workbook, and has published articles in the International Association of Yoga Therapist’s journal, Yoga Therapy in Practice and other wellness publications. Her work has been featured in Redbook, BodySense, Women’s World, Natural Health, and Lifetime TV. She is a regular presenter for ...

52 MIN2018 JAN 20
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Episode 4: Yoga for Population Health

Yoga Therapy and Motherhood

Here we will explore how yoga therapy can support both new and seasoned moms through the trials and tribulations of motherhood.

51 MIN2017 OCT 2
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Yoga Therapy and Motherhood

The Aftermath of Relational Trauma: Yoga as a Map to Recovery

Here we explore the components of trauma sensitive yoga and its capacity and power to heal and repair relationships.

45 MIN2017 OCT 2
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The Aftermath of Relational Trauma: Yoga as a Map to Recovery

Ancient Tools for Modern Living: Finding Wholeness in a Fractured World

In this episode, I will be sharing my own story of continued growth and transformation through Tantra Hatha Yoga, in addition to providing a foundation of what you can expect as the show unfolds and more enriching stories of meditation, spirituality, and yoga therapy are shared.

28 MIN2017 OCT 2
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Ancient Tools for Modern Living: Finding Wholeness in a Fractured World
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Latest Episodes

Secular Buddhism for Mental Health

Overview Noah Rashetais a Buddhist teacher, lay minister, and author, as well as the host of the podcast Secular Buddhism. He teaches mindfulness and Buddhist philosophy online and in workshops all around the world. He works with others to make the world a better place as he studies, embodies, and teaches the fundamentals of Buddhist philosophy, integrating Buddhist teachings with modern science, humanism, and humor. He lives in Kamas, Utah, with his wife and three kids. What We’ll Learn What inspired Noah to create the Secular Buddhism Podcast, as well as the other components that continue to influence his work. Define what is meant by the term, “secular Buddhism” and identify what differentiates this path from a religious one. How the teachings of Buddhism provide simple and accessible strategies for creating lifestyle change that leads to improved mental health. Particular teachings that would be most helpful for someone struggling with a mental health challenge or a chronic h...

49 MIN2018 DEC 3
Comments
Secular Buddhism for Mental Health

Body Positive Yoga: An Interview with Amber Karnes

EAmber is a well known leader and teacher in the body positive yoga movement. During this thought provoking interview, she shares her embodied knowledge that grew out of her own journey to self-acceptance. “I work with humans who want to make peace with their bodies and build unshakable confidence. I know what it’s like to struggle with low self-esteem, bad body image, disordered eating, and the shame that comes with feeling that I’mnot enough.”

58 MIN2018 OCT 8
Comments
Body Positive Yoga: An Interview with Amber Karnes

"Yoga Makes Life Better": An Interview with the Founder of YogaMate

YogaMate founder and global influencer Ann Marie Johnston, shares her story of how she developed the idea for the world’s largest global resource for yoga therapy

41 MIN2018 AUG 31
Comments
"Yoga Makes Life Better": An Interview with the Founder of YogaMate

Ayurveda for Mental Health

Dr. Avanti is a physician who, after medical training in emergency medicine, began a journey to find her joy again and to help people truly heal. Thiscalling has led her to training in a variety of healing traditions and modalities: Ayurveda, energy healing modalities including Pranic Healing and Reiki, plant-based nutrition and Yoga Therapy. Sheintegrates these intuitive healing systems and traditions in her writing, research and teaching. Shelectures extensively to medical students andphysicians, as well as a broad-range of audiences throughout the country.The subjects of these talks range from scientific talks on various traditional healing systems to interactive dialogues on meditation, yoga, lifestyle and nutrition. What We’ll Learn A thorough explanation of every human being’s innate potential for healing through the practices defined in Ayurveda How disconnection from harmony with the outside world begin to manifest into symptoms and subsequent disease The process through w...

44 MIN2018 AUG 8
Comments
Ayurveda for Mental Health

Behavior Change: A Tantra Hatha Yoga Approach

Today’s guest features Tra Kirkpatrick, a certified yoga therapist, life coach, and experienced yoga teacher residing in Atlanta, GA. Tra was trained at the Kripalu Institute in Massachusetts under the guidance and direction of Yoganand Michael Carroll. Because community and collaboration are intricate aspects of the practice, in 2014 Tra joined two of her friends and colleagues to launch the Center for Integrative Yoga Studies. The Center offers two training tracks, including a 200-hour therapeutic yoga teacher, which focuses on the therapeutic and meditative aspects of yoga and a 500-hour yoga therapy program, both of which are hosted at studios across the country. In addition to teaching in both the 200 and 500 hour programs, Tra offers regular workshops and programs, weekly classes in Decatur and Atlanta, as well as seeing private clients for both yoga therapy and Thai Yoga in Decatur, GA. Tra created a course entitled “Seeds of Change” for the 300 hour program that explores ...

46 MIN2018 APR 23
Comments
Behavior Change: A Tantra Hatha Yoga Approach

Episode 4: Yoga for Population Health

EMy guest for today’s episode is Kristine Kaoverii Weber MA, C-IAYT, eRYT500, YACEP. She has been studying yoga and holistic healing for nearly 30 years and is committed to the widespread adoption of yoga as a population health strategy. Her organization, SubtleHealth, LLC, provides holistic, mind-body trainings, education, and clinical services with the mission of enhancing community health infrastructure. She is the director of the Subtle Yoga Teacher Training for Behavioral Health Professionals program at MAHEC in Asheville, NC; presents workshops and trainings internationally, and is frequently invited to speak about yoga at health care conferences. She is the author of The Complete Self Massage Workbook, and has published articles in the International Association of Yoga Therapist’s journal, Yoga Therapy in Practice and other wellness publications. Her work has been featured in Redbook, BodySense, Women’s World, Natural Health, and Lifetime TV. She is a regular presenter for ...

52 MIN2018 JAN 20
Comments
Episode 4: Yoga for Population Health

Yoga Therapy and Motherhood

Here we will explore how yoga therapy can support both new and seasoned moms through the trials and tribulations of motherhood.

51 MIN2017 OCT 2
Comments
Yoga Therapy and Motherhood

The Aftermath of Relational Trauma: Yoga as a Map to Recovery

Here we explore the components of trauma sensitive yoga and its capacity and power to heal and repair relationships.

45 MIN2017 OCT 2
Comments
The Aftermath of Relational Trauma: Yoga as a Map to Recovery

Ancient Tools for Modern Living: Finding Wholeness in a Fractured World

In this episode, I will be sharing my own story of continued growth and transformation through Tantra Hatha Yoga, in addition to providing a foundation of what you can expect as the show unfolds and more enriching stories of meditation, spirituality, and yoga therapy are shared.

28 MIN2017 OCT 2
Comments
Ancient Tools for Modern Living: Finding Wholeness in a Fractured World
the END
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