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E046 - Let's Talk About Death with Abedah Musengi vocal liberation May 17, 2021

Abedah and I met for the first time and recorded this conversation about her work as a yogi, meditation teacher and death doulah. In my culture we don't talk much about dying, and Abedah's work shows us how.

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E045 - A Tradition of Singing in South Africa with Ludumo Magangane vocal liberation Apr 13, 2021

Watch this wonderful interview with choirmaster, academic and and author Ludumo Magangane, who describes singing in Black South African culture, where singing and movement are woven into daily life from birth. As he says, "we are born INTO rhythm"... and song!

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E044 - Exploring Meditation and Witchyness with Lauren Bear authenticity awakening Mar 17, 2021

Join my friend Lauren Bear and I as we chat about her unique approach to helping people 'win at meditation' - as well as exploring 'witchyness', Taoism and more.

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E043 - Exploring African Dance with Maxwell Xolani Rani vocal liberation Mar 03, 2021

In this awesome conversation with dancer, choreographer and academic Maxwell Xolani Rani, we explore some remarkably healthy perspectives on dancing and singing in his culture.

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E042 - A Conversation with My Best Friend on Our 50th Birthday vocal liberation Feb 01, 2021

Hey friend,

Watch the episode where my best friend interviews me on our 50th birthday!

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E041 - Are We Separate or Connected? vocal liberation Dec 07, 2020

ARE WE SEPARATE OR CONNECTED?

Friends, in today’s episode, we cover the whole universe! It’s less ambitious than it might sound. As a Swiss patent clerk turned world renowned theoretical physicist once put it:

“A human being is part of a whole called by us universe ..”

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E040 - Vagus & Voice: The Ultimate Positive Feedback Loop vocal liberation Nov 30, 2020

VAGUS & VOICE

"When I hold you in my arms 
And I feel my finger on your trigger
I know nobody can do me no harm.."

In the interests of healing, I think Lennon's next line goes too far in comparing fundamental well-being to a heated up firearm. But the legendary Beatle's insight above is...

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E039 - iGwijo: healing anthems for South Africa vocal liberation Nov 23, 2020

iGWIJO

Can something harmonise and electrify simultaneously?

Is it possible to harness the traditionally fractious, violent energies of certain public spaces for a common good? Is it necessary, or even wise, to always shy away from full on emotional expression?

We often associate safety with...

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E038 - 5 Gifts for Your Voice agency freedom humanity safety self-love transform your voice vocal liberation Nov 16, 2020

I'm my own harshest critic.

I underestimate the value of a well-chosen environment. I know just how to undermine my innate sense of power. I seem to be working against self-emancipation, and often lapse into autopilot – dimly aware of the life force draining out of me.

Do any of the...

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E036 - Consistency, Showing Up and Focus trauma vocal liberation waking up Nov 02, 2020

Are you good at being consistent and showing up?

Are you focused, or do you tend to get distracted and pulled into 1000 things?

Do you have a lot of interests that you dabble with, or are you following through with just a few and going deep?

If you want to be more successful in the world, heal...

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E035 - Content vs Context (Get Out of Story) vocal liberation waking up Oct 26, 2020

In a world flooded with content, moving into context is our way into sanity, peace and 'waking up'. What this means is to move focus away from the inner dialogue of the mind, and into... one's senses, the body, and the present moment. It's also a way of bringing deep sanity and connection into...

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E034 - How to Wake Up & Heal in 2021 awakening trauma waking up Oct 19, 2020

Here's my take on what 'best practice' is for waking up, healing, and thriving in 2021. In essence, it's my opinion on how to develop a sense of harmony and wellbeing while living this wild, beautiful and rather short human life!

Get ready to give me your opinion on whether this rings true for...

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