Emilee Saldaya boldly challenges the conventional birth process and refers to the ‘amnesia’ modern women embody when it comes to biological natural birth. She discusses why birth is a feminist issue and why Free Birth has become more popular.
Uma Dinsmore-Tuli is a yoga teacher trainer, and wrote the tome Yoni Shakti: A Woman’s Guide to Power and Freedom through Yoga and Tantra, which connects feminism, blood rites, and yoga. We talk about yoga patriarchy, and what it means to be a woman practicing yoga.
We talk about how to approach sex with kids (not "The Talk"), sexual archetypes, consent-based medical practices, racism in activism, and what's next after MeToo.
Deej & Uma are international Sexological Bodywork teachers and teacher trainers. I traveled to Australia for them to be my guides and I cannot recommend this training, and them as teachers highly enough. This year, they’ll be teaching the program in LA, a huge opportunity for those of us in the US!
Centehua shares her personal journey with her body image-- of becoming a mother at 19, taking on her mother and grandmothers' assessment of her body, & deciding to get a mommy makeover. She decides to have her implants removed as an act of self-love, & does so without general anesthetic.
Joelle is the master who helped me write my book proposal. She knows how to excavate the soul of a book and make you a better writer in the process. This episode is like pulling back the curtain of the whole process from idea to publication.
Special episode!! I am getting interviewed by the charming, solid, vibrant masculine Carlos Marin Jr about natural birth, gender roles, and exploratory sex.
Dr. Kelly Brogan shares deeply about her initiation and awakening through motherhood. This is an amazing episode—Kelly stands up for truth, for new and recovered knowledge, and is willing to facilitate rites of passage for others.
Ellen Boeder and I talk about her exploration of feminism and motherhood, and how the cultural standards of having to do it all, alone, sets mothers up for burnout. We talk about giving women the permission and agency to do what’s right for them, and how to redefine motherhood.
Another profound interview with my mentor, Ellen Heed, the co-founder of our school STREAM. In this interview we share nuggets from the course, talk about the power of un-shaming, and the possibilities and realities of pelvic touchwork. We end with what’s upcoming and how you can learn more.
I talked to Sil Reynolds about mothering in the digital age, why it’s our job to stay at the center of our daughter’s world, and how we can mother better—meaning more connected, deeper, and closer. And how conflict is an opportunity for deeper connection.
Bernardo Mendez helps women find their soulmates, and it works! He believes in big epic love and helps women get there. He helps women understand their blocks when it comes to love and partnership. We talk about all things love in this episode.
Ellen Heed (my mentor) and I talk about how to heal our pain and look in the right place for the source of our symptoms- whether depression or painful sex- and how to assess our clients, so we don't just keep knocking on the wrong door!
Today I have a guest who is going to charm you like you haven’t been charmed quite yet. She has the best accent and a very warm heart. Deborah Claire Bagg is the owner and founder of the yoga studio, LoveisJuniper in Brooklyn- which is a yoga center, flower shop and has treatment spaces.
In this episode, we talk about breathwork as a therapeutic modality that bypasses the mind, the role of emotions, and dealing with grief. We ended up in some deep archetypal shizzle. The story of Erin's family, her mother and her sister has so many miraculous and redemptive elements for them as souls and family, but for us all.
Today you will meet Ellen Heed- my mentor, the person who helped me heal my own birth injury and who paved the way for the new model of health that is culminating in our work in the STREAM school. Ellen is a Visionary Craniosacral practitioner and teacher and has taught anatomy and physiology all over the world for the past twenty years.
Spirituality and sexuality can be the same thing when trauma moves out of the way. In this episode, Jessica shares her personal story of being raised by beautiful and terrible wolves, and how she arrived at this path of being a spiritual teacher and filmmaker.
This interview is not about offering answers, a strategy or a plan but more how to navigate deep change by embracing the unknown, dancing with mystery and meeting one-self in a tender transparent integrity every step of the way.
Attachment theory, regulation and the nervous system. We talk about navigating relationships as new moms and as partners, co-dependence vs. interdependence and how mom, partner and baby’s needs can all be met allowing everyone’s cup to be full.
What is Tantra, how does Tantra relate to life, relationships and family. How do we transition from marriage to family without severing all bonds. In this episode, we talk about erectile dysfunction, maturing sexuality, and evolving models of relationship and community.
The differences between a doula, homebirth midwife, and CPM. Tema Mercado explains the legacies of Xicana customs like the rebouzo in postpartum care and how to honor tradition. She also introduces Casa de la Salud, Tijuana's first birth center.
Intuition, Anger and Boundaries with Love. In this episode, Juna and Kimberly talk about intuition. What exactly is intuition? How do you tap into it? What is its role in therapy? As a practitioner, how do you capitalize on your intuition, and also develop accurate discernment? Juna shares some of her gems and insights from her upcoming book, A Good Girl’s Guide to Anger, and much more.
Maggie Rintala talks about her own challenging postpartum journey and how that that drew her to find the support she was looking for and her approach to healthy exercise during pregnancy and postpartum recovery.
McLean McGown defines what a postpartum doula is, how to plan to have one and why, and her own experience with postpartum anxiety that led her to this calling to serve women and new mothers.
This podcast is all about vagina steaming, and how it can treat almost every gynecological issue. I know the term “vagina steaming” is not a term many have heard so we will discuss here what it is, how it works, what “the perfect period” actually looks like and my own personal success story with steaming.
Kristen Hauser- licensed acupuncturist, birth doula and yoga teacher- talks about the choices she made in her recent birth experience and why she trusted her instinct to choose this route; how it truly takes a village and how important the healing experience is. We also discuss Chinese medicine and postpartum care. She also shares her own unexpected difficulty with breastfeeding after an ecstatic birth experience.
Layla Centorrino illuminates what happens to a woman's chakra and energetic field when she is pregnant and gives birth.
Tobin Zion shares some relationship and intimacy hacks for those of you who are bored with the sex you are having, who feel like things have become boring or routine. You love your partner. It may have been great at some point, or maybe you married someone that you never had amazing chemistry with, but you are just not sure how to get things more spicy and interesting.
Christine Pelmas elucidates the difference between codependence and interdependence, and how care-taking can be a form of violence. She describes herself as an "essentialist" and how she sees gendering as a coexisting part of that. She talks about the forgotten role of mother as a soul guide.