Live Satsang Soul Circles

Live Satsang Soul Circles

Live Satsang Soul Circles in The Yoga Potluck

Live Satsang Soul Circles
  • Live Satsang 5/5/24 - MAITRI ~ Loving Kindness

    Live Satsang 5/5/24 - MAITRI - Loving Kindness - Make Friends With Your Mind Part 3. This month we're exploring a loving-kindness centered approach to the Inner Critic, building off one of the Parts (from Internal Family Systems) and the Cognitive Distortions (part of Maya or illusion, that we fo...

  • Live Satsang Soul Circle 4/14/24 - Maya

    April 2024 - Making Friends with Your Mind Pt 2: MAYA - The veil of illusion. We explored the major cognitive distortions - the illusions we cognitively participate in.

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    No time stamping since teaching and sharing are ...

  • Live Bonus Soul Circle 03/29/24

    Make Friends With Your Mind Bonus Soul Circle - Exploring obstacles, reframes and new approaches to the usual tricks our ego mind likes to play on us that keep us from moving through the world sure of who we are. We talk about pleasing, selflessness, boundaries, external validation and seeking ap...

  • Live Satsang Soul Circle 3/10/24 - Make Friends With Your Mind

    Make Friends With Your Mind - explore identity, ego and AHAMKARA - the "I-Maker" - just as we and those around us construct our identities, we have the power to change them, expand them and continually challenge them to be sure we're living in alignment, vs on auto-pilot or in an effort to fulfil...

  • Live Satsang 2/4/24

    February Soul Circle on CONNECTION - Yoga - Union. We explore the key connection of self to Self or individual to Divine and the transcendence of conditioning which impacts our ability to CONNECT with all other living things!

    0:00 - 41:00 - Teaching
    41:00 - 1:18 - Soul Circle

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  • Live Satsang Soul Circle 1/7/24 - Effort / Ease or Sthira / Sukha

    Live Satsang Soul Circle 1/7/24 - Sthira + Sukha - Effort + Ease - Strength + Surrender

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    Sthira refers to stability, intent, and strength. Sukha refers to ease, openness and surrender.

    CONTEMPLATIONS (for thin...

  • Live Satsang 12/10/23 - SELF-STUDY or SVADHYAYA

    Live Satsang Soul Circle from December 2023 - Focus of the month is SVADHYAYA or SELF-STUDY. Please ignore the video glitches at the beginning due to poor connectivity. Luckily the audio is constant (more important) and be thankful it's not your face freezing on the screen 🤣 🤣 🤣

    We explore 2 de...

  • Live Satsang 10/29/23 - Gratitude or Kritanja

    November 2023 Satsang + Soul Circle on our monthly focus: Gratitude or Kritanja

    What is the spiritual philosophy behind gratitude?
    Why purpose does gratitude actually serve?
    What is negativity bias, why do we have it and what are the risks of leaving it unchecked?
    How and when are we challenged ...

  • Live Satsang 10/01/23 - IMPERMANCENCE or ANITYA

    Live Satsang 10/01/23 - Impermanence - Anitya - Anicca

    Anitya in Sanskrit – Anicca in Pali

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    One of the kleshas, the 5 oot causes of suffering – AVIDYA – ignorance
    For example, ignorance of the connection ...

  • Live Satsang Soul Circle 9/3/23 - DHARANA or presence and focus

    Live Satsang Soul Circle 9/3/23 - this month's theme is DHARANA or presence and focus.

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    Where focus goes, energy flows
    Where energy flows, focus goes

    Richard Freeman: “A basic axiom of yoga is that Prana and citt...

  • Live Satsang 8/6/23 - Karuna or Compassion

    Live Satsang Soul Circle 8/6/23 on Karuna or Compassion

    A lively discussion on compassion and accessing this state of empathy with action via our relationship with OUR OWN suffering.

    Learn the 4 main ways we respond to pain/hurt/distress and the incredible power of ACKNOWLEDGEMENT - REFRAME - P...

  • Live Satsang 7/9/23 - Energy Management or Pranayama

    Live Satsang 7/9/23 - Energy Management - this month we're exploring how to manage our energy (life force, prana) to support living our best lives. We discuss some steps for doing an energy audit of yourself that include:

    1) Exploring energy leaks
    2) Identifying energy vampires
    3) Prioritizing a...

  • Live Satsang Soul Circle 6/4/23 - BLOOM

    Live Satsang Soul Circle 6/4/23 - BLOOM


    In this Satsang we explore the concept of living in BLOOM and 3 of the main impediments to showing up as your best, most authentic self and the practices and strategies to work ...

  • Live Satsang 5/7/23 - Roots + Grounding

    Live Satsang 5/7/23 - May Soul Circle on Roots + Grounding
    0:00-33:30 - Teaching on Roots + Grounding
    33:30-end - Potluck Soul Circle

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    Function of roots in plants

    • Anchor and support
    • ...

  • Live Satsang 4/2/23 - Perseverance - Tapas

    Live Satsang 4/2/23 We explore perseverance and through the yogic lens, tapas. How to follow through for the long game with things we deeply value vs short term efforts that use mainly willpower.

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    Some prompts ...

  • Live Satsang with Gita Baliga-Savel 3/5/23 - SELF-COMPASSION

    Live Satsang 3/5/23 with Gita Baliga-Savel on March 2023 theme of SELF-COMPASSION. Includes teaching, contemplations, free writing, a guided meditation and community conversation!

    You can reach out to Gita at [email protected] or

    Two quotes Gita wanted to share:

    "A mome...

  • Live Satsang 2/5/23 - RITUAL

    Live Satsang on our February 2023 Focus: RITUAL

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    0:00-20:00 Teaching on Ritual
    20:00-52:00 Community integration and sharing
    52:00-End Invitation to engage with ritual, announcements

  • Live Satsang 1/8/23 - SPANDA - ACTIVATION

    Live Satsang 1/8/23 - SPANDA, the vibratory quality of energy, that which propels us into creating. It is the creative pulse in the universe that is also within us.

    When we can sense the pulse of spanda within us, we are sensing our personalized spark of the omnipresent and vast primordial life ...

  • Live Satsang 12/4/22 - Self-Reflection - Svadhyaya

    Live Satsang 12/4/22 - REFLECTION - Self-Study - Svadhyaya

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    Journal prompts:

  • Live Satsang - 11/20/22 - Santosha - Contentment

    Live Satsang - 11/20/22 - Santosha - Contentment - Gratitude

    We explore how we can biohack our negativity bias with gratitude and find an acceptance of what is, even in the hard times. NOT toxic positivity or bypassing!

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  • Live Satsang 10/17/22 - FEAR or ABHINIVESHA

    Live Satsang 10/17/22 - From Bali!! Our focus for the month is FEAR and our relationship with it.

    Some things I mention in the Satsang:

    Fear is one of the kleshas, or root causes of suffering, according to Yoga philosophy.


    It's compounded by two other kleshas, or causes of ...

  • Live Satsang 9/18/22 - Harvest

    Live Satsang 9/18/22 - Contemplating our personal Harvest for 2022 so far, includes journal prompts/contemplations for you to go deep into the soil of your soul!

    Consider where you have been putting your energy and whether this has been fruitful or not?

    • What is my own personal harvest?
    • What...

  • Live Satsang - 8/17/22 - WHOLENESS

    Live Satsang - 8/17/22 - WHOLENESS

    Key points and sources I referenced:

    - Wholeness is a 3 part journey: Contemplation - Action - Healing

    - Yoga Sutra 2.1 says Yoga requires the cultivation (kriya) of discipline (tapas), self-awareness (svadhyaya) and faith (isvara pranidhana) which could corr...

  • Live Satsang 7/17/22 - INTERDEPENDENCE - AVIDYA

    Live Satsang 7/17/22 - Interdependence, Avidya, Maya & Karma.

    Where are you feeling most called to explore your interdependence?

    What else?

    Where does your interdependent work lie? What feels like a good place to start?

    What ...