# 3 Fasting, Ayurveda and Yoga

How to fast as a vital practice for maintaining and regaining health

Dive into a podcast conversation on fasting, cleansing and lemons with myself, owner and founder of Yoga Local, and Health Coach Barbara Hallett where we…

  • Talk about what it means to fast
  • Discover different ways to fast
  • Review the benefits of fasting
  • Look at the Ayurvedic approach to fasting
  • Learn ways to gift ourselves with a cleanse
  • Chat about the difference between a fast and a cleanse
  • Enjoy

    # 2 THE YOGA LOCAL Podcast | Can I eat meat and be a yogi?

    Does doing Yoga mean I can’t eat meat, eggs or dairy?

    5 things that Ayurveda has taught me and guides my choices.

    Today we’re taking about two things.

    Ahimsa and Veganuary.

    Ahimsa is the yoga concept of ‘do no harm’ and something we’re working on this week a part of #takecare month. What that looks like in our home practice is making more use of blocks and straps, working into postures with compassion, not forcing, criticising, judging.

    It’s also ‘Go Vegan in January’ month… or Veganuary.

     

    So sit back relax and find out how I’m guided to make choices through the teachings of Ayurveda on this week’s podcast.

    # 1 THE YOGA LOCAL Podcast | Sadhana – What You Need is a Plan.

    The Yoga Local Podcast | What You Need Is A Plan.

    Routine, habits and working in a systematic way to move you towards your goals (spiritual, physical or otherwise) is the topic of this week’s podcast.

    And it kind of relates to what’s playing out for me in my yoga business right now. If you go through my archives you’ll notice I was podcasting well before I opened the physical studio space 18 months ago and it got sidelined as other areas of the business naturally took priority.

    Honestly, other areas of my life continue to take priority and quite frankly unless I find the space, create the habits and make systematic steps, it’s unlikely that picture will change any time soon.

    So, I decided to just start. To just greet the moment. And do something towards making it happen. And hey presto here’s the outcome of that choice.

    The Sweat and No Sweat of a Start Up

    With Northampton Hotpod Yoga Franchisee, Alice Williams.

    To meticulously plan, or go with the flow? What’s best when it comes to starting your own business?

    Is the blood, sweat and tears 😅 a necessary part of the doing-it-for yourself deal? What about pursuing a path of Least Effort?

    Is that even possible?🤔

    Grab your ear phones, your device and tune in…

    #9 Yogis-In-Business. Health before Wealth.

    The money/happiness link with finance expert and business owner Cameron Waldron.

    Let me start by saying I met Cameron at a business networking event. He’s a financial advisor,💵 owner of Northampton-based, New England Financial Services and, (sorry Cameron), but he was the absolute last bloke in a busy room of local business owners that I thought I’d connect with.

    Oh, how lovely to be proved so wrong…👏What ever your financial picture, you need to listen to this one…enjoy.

    #8 Yogis-In-Business | The Business in a Box.

    How’s this sound? Be your own boss, with a product or service you passionately believe in. You get to work your own hours, be supported by positive, uplifting people. And earn a great income on your own terms?

    A tad far-fetched? Too good to be true?

    That’s what we’ll be exploring in this week’s podcast with guest, Sam Cunningham, who told me it’s not only possible, it’s actually her dream come true. And it could be yours maybe?

    All this plus some conscious skin care tips. Come this way to listen to the podcast.

    # 7 YIB Podcast | Why are retreats good for you and your business?

    Exhale to Inhale.

    Why are retreats good for you and your business?

    Wellness and self-care are just like any other investments. But if you question if it’s worth paying hard-earned cash for, let me help.

    Tune into today’s podcast and get an expert take on the benefits of taking time out to retreat. You are going to love this…settle in, breathe and enjoy.

    YIB Podcast #6 | A Tale On Starting From Scratch

    Hey there. I’m back with a new podcast and before you tune into this one, I’m asking a question.

    What’s possible for you? Do you ever question your potential?

    When you next doubt what you’re capable of, if you’ll ever make it, that you may as well quit your dreams, I want you to think about my podcast guest ö-Sel Nyima who rebuilt herself after a near fatal accident and then went on to build a business she loves.

    This story is pretty incredible and is going to inspire you to get on your A game. Enjoy.

    YIB Podcast #5 | Inspiring Success with Side Gigs

    Finding Passion and Purpose.

    I read today that women are a third less likely than men to start a business.

    This week’s YIB podcast guest, Sheena Shah, is running two and holding down a job as an Optometrist. Pretty impressive right? (Smashed that stat💪).

    In this incredibly open conversation, Sheena talks about her passion to help people take their lives from where they are to where they want them to be and how she’s successfully grown her Pure and Raw Goodies business by word-of-mouth and a Facebook page.

    She also reveals her ultimate purpose – to inspire her two young girls to become strong, successful, independent women. (Job done Sheena🙏👍🏼).

    YIB Podcast #4 | Doing business with heart.

    How to set boundaries and be a heart-centred entrepreneur.

    Josie here and I’m back on the podcast talking to homeopath, Lisa Shefchick who spends her days bringing health and balance into people’s lives and empowering women through birth.

    Our conversation brings home how easy it is to put your own health, happiness and wellbeing at the back of the queue, especially when you’re trying to run a heart-centered business.

    Lisa share’s some beautiful insights on this and other topics and kindly offers her own practical tips on creating an ideal working week, managing clients, and controlling email.

    There’s that, and so much more. You’ll have to tune in to the audio to get the rest. Come on in.