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People often ask me “what is a meditation coach?” It is the way it sounds! It’s the combination of meditation and coaching. In this 16-minute youtube video, I share more in-depth about meditation coaching and how I accidentally got started offering this when I was living in Los Angeles. As a meditation coach, you teach people how to meditate. You learn about the
I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Rick Hanson, psychologist and NY Times Best-Selling Author of Resilient & Buddha’s Brain. He is a delightful person to be with. Rick is a genius in his own right but is also very down to earth and real. We connected right away and I was excited to geek
When I was a little girl of about three or four years old, I asked my mother if she loved me. My mother thought that it was such a funny question that sometimes she would even wait to respond. If she didn’t respond right away I would say, “Mommy, if you don’t love me,
Dec 9-13th! Join our FREE 5 Day Mini-Course:LIVE December 9th – 13th! Many people silently suffer from anxiety. The holidays are right around the corner and with that, it can often bring up anxious feelings that make you feel stressed. With our modern lifestyle, it’s hard NOT to feel overwhelmed and anxious. If you struggle
Recently I googled “best online meditation teacher training” and happened upon this post from Mind is the Master at the top of the search. I can’t tell you how excited my team and I were to learn this. We started the LIBERATE course about 2.5 years ago with 20 people. It was a lot
My conversation with Shanna Lee, author of The Soul Frequency, about how to live a high-frequency life!
Shanna’s purpose to help others and what holds women back the most. She is a gifted intuitive healer. You can feel Shanna’s energy and calling to help others as she describes how she helps women release their blocks to success. Shanna intrigues from the start with her description of how she visualizes others. She
Imagine that you have a bank of energy each day. You get to choose how to spend it. Knowing that you had this reserve of your energy, think about how you would manage your energy each day. In meditation, we become naturally more aware of energy and how we expend our own energy. Through continued
Executive leaders today face an insurmountable amount of stress and anxiety. When I first started coaching executives, I was nervous. I felt very stressed by my client’s stress and I could feel their pressure as if it were my own. As soon as we’d start a session, my mind would start whirling, my breath
When it comes to making important life decisions, we can choose from two basic states, love or fear. But how do you really know? We may inadvertently base our choices on the values of others –what society deems great or valuable. We can also mull the voices of our peers “in our head” when we’re making our most important
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between therapy and coaching? It’s a common question that arises in the coaching community and quite often in our trainings. There are three core differences between coaching and therapy Coaching focuses on the now and actions to take for the future, whereas therapy focuses primarily
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If you feel an inner-call to share meditation, regardless of your background, age or experience, you’re likely being called to be a healing leader. What does it take to lead meditation and provide healing for others? What are the universal signs and challenges we face when you’re being asked to share your gifts with others?
When I first started teaching meditation in Los Angeles, I had never taken a formal “meditation training.” I had studied with my meditation teacher in India and had learned most of my understanding of meditation with him. It didn’t occur to me to get a formal training, not to mention, I don’t think there
Starts Monday August 12th! In a busy, chaotic world, we could all use more downtime. How can we remind ourselves to make it a priority to become centered? How can we learn to maintain that inner-calm throughout the day? We aim to provide this space through our intensive LIBERATE training, but we’re also launching a
How to Create Balance with 3 Types of Boundaries & Energy Awareness Work-life balance is a hot topic. Some people say they don’t believe it even exists. So, is it really achievable? Creating work-life balance is more than an intellectual pursuit. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always look like a perfect pie chart or exact 50/50 percentages,
Kristina Mänd-Lakhiani, the co-founder of Mindvalley.com, speaks to Sura about breaking out of her perfect life.
Kristina’s personal breakdown to breakthrough and some other pertinent life lessons. Kristina had it all, she tells me. I believe her, nod and keep quiet. I know there is more to her story so I want to listen to the inevitable “.. but.” Kristina is gorgeous, articulate, and charming. As the co-founder of Mindvalley, a large
We have an exciting announcement. This is a vision long and coming, a personal dream I’ve harbored for a long time, which is to offer LIVE meditations every day. The thought of sharing peace daily with a group of like-souls has always felt deeply satisfying! Now we’re all doing the happy dance as we launch
Did you know that everything has a spirit? You could call it an energy, a quality, a certain vibrancy. A person has a spiritA home has a spiritA company has a spirit In this short 1.4 minute youtube video, I share a few thoughts about why it’s important to see things from a spiritual perspective.
There are many different types of meditation you can learn and practice. In this article, we’ll review the general basic types of meditation. I’ll also talk about Flow Meditation, what we offer at Sura Flow. If you’re someone who is just starting meditation, the one pressing question we receive most often is: What is meditation?
Are you a yoga teacher interested in teaching meditation? Teaching meditation is not only a great way to expand your business, but it’s also a great way to expand your personal practice. If you are a yoga teacher and are looking to expand your practice, meditation may be an aligned segue for you. In
You may well know that meditation is a wonderful practice that’s good for you, but are you aware of the many benefits it has to offer you? In this video presentation, I share with you the countless benefits of meditation, plus some additional ones you might not have even heard of or considered. This simple
It was a true pleasure to connect to Madisyn Taylor at DailyOM. She recently asked to interview me about a course I created with them last year called, “Meditation: How to Manifest Your True Intention.” In this unique 7-week multi-media course, I share some of my favorite spiritual practices for healing and creating!I thought you might
Have you ever thought about teaching meditation to kids, or even to your own kids? The first time I started sharing meditation to kids I wasn’t sure how it would go. Kids have a lot of energy and from my experience, it can be challenging to have them focus when all they want
We each possess a strong imaginative power. Through meditation, we come to understand this power more readily. We can imagine a bright future with health and abundance, or we can imagine horrible outcomes of destitution that will likely never affect us. Worry is a poor use of our imagination! As real as it seems that
Meditation can be anything Meditation can take on any form. You can meditate sitting, standing, walking, making love, doing art, being with your kids, working – essentially any activity. It’s the state of consciousness that you bring to your active intention that matters most. We can drive our car on autopilot and forget how we
Hi friends, As you consider your new year’s resolutions, I thought I’d share with you some personal questions I asked myself this year. Perhaps this will offer you a new and helpful perspective. Before creating new resolutions, I think it’s important to reflect on your last year. What was it like? What can you let
The holidays are often filled with a lot of energy, emotion and expectation. They carry a strong “yang” energy. We tend to get consumed with doing. It’s about buying gifts, getting things done and showing up to holiday festivities. There’s joy in the air, but there’s also more angst, and for some of us, profound