Does it even help to call it a mental illness? Does it help to say to yourself that you have anxiety or depression? David felt relief the first time he identified himself as suffering from anxiety and depression. But when he dug deeper and asked himself more questions, he realized that the label was shifting his relationship to his anxiety in a way that makes it harder to let go of. In this video, David explains how you can become more aware of it and shift it into a force that is more helpful and healing.
There is no way to describe a panic attack to someone who has never experienced one. It's overwhelming panic, anxiety, heightened stress, worry and dread all packed into one sensation. In this video, David talks about this powerful, painful force, how common it is and how we can attempt to relate to it so that we can allow the panic attack to move through us, rather than take us over.
David helps you understand how to work with feelings of anxiety and pain. So many of us live with pain and don’t know why. In this video, he will help you turn that around so that you gain more insight into why, and move toward greater understanding.
David has lived with chronic anxiety for over two decades. The purpose of this video is to attempt to share what chronic anxiety and depression can be like so that those of you who have never experienced them can attempt to understand or relate.
Pushing yourself to frequently step outside of your comfort zone has become quite a movement among the self-help gurus. It can feel cliché and over-used, but you shouldn't underestimate its potential for positive change. It's one of the main ways that David came out of the lowest times in his life. In this video, he shares with you how and why it can work so well.
In this Living Yoga episode, Tracey Noseworthy shares her thoughts about the opportunities that COVID-19 and other disruptions to our "normal" provide us.
David and Fiji discuss the role that resilience plays when trying to live yoga in your daily life and your yoga practice, and makes suggestions on what resilience could mean for you.
In this Living Yoga episode, David asks Fiji how she approaches the challenge of accomplishing a pose that she is unable to do. If you have been practicing yoga for many years, you likely have a few epiphanies that you can also share below.
In this vulnerable and candid heart-to-heart, Rachel describes why - as Pema Chodron says - "Chaos should be regarded as good news". When our lives fall apart, we usually fly into reactivity, fear and anxiety. But if we can pause, we may discover that chaos is a gift that can provide us with a most potent spiritual opportunity for growth and reconnection.
Get inspired in six minutes! In this fun and mind-bending video, Rachel shares how the Big Bang relates eerily to the tantric yoga tradition. As physics meets philosophy, you'll find out why the little things that you do everyday really do matter and why you are such a special and unique expression of divine universal consciousness.
In this inspirational video, Rachel takes you on a journey to apply yoga philosophy to your daily life. Inspired from the classic story of the Bhagavad Gita, we explore how you can engage in the mires of conflict - and still practice your yoga with integrity. Elevating and practical, you'll get a fresh perspective on how you can live your yoga every day.
In this candid heart-to-heart, Rachel shares what her path as a yoga teacher has taught her and why she feels passionate about sharing her teaching with others.
One of the greatest challenges men face when doing yoga - even greater than flexibility and balance - is finding stylish, comfortable yoga pants! Of course, it's even more difficult if you're looking for only eco-friendly pants. The good news is, they do exist!
In this video, David reviews three pairs of men's eco-friendly yoga pants by two different companies, Prana and Inner Waves.
In this video, David introduces you to his two favorite eco-friendly yoga straps that are fantastic and functional, made with organic cotton and strong metal clasps.
Most yoga students and studio owners aren't aware that there are more sustainable options and end up buying yoga straps that are made with synthetic fibers and/or conventional cotton and plastic clasps, options that are polluting our fragile planet.
In this video, David shows you a variety of more eco-friendly options to the tradition foam yoga block. These yoga blocks are made with biodegradable materials and shipped without using single-use plastic, by companies that care about their impact on the planet.
It's surprising to most people, but eco-friendly yoga companies are surprisingly hard to find! In this video series, David shares what he has learned from years of research to help you make choices that are kind to our fragile planet and supportive of those companies who have sustainability as their mission. This video is David's introduction to the series.
To learn more, check out his Plastic-Free Yoga Revolution, a campaign to reduce the amount of plastic created by the yoga industry.
David sits in the hot seat for this conversation with Melissa, who asks him about how DYWM started, what is important to him as it grows and why he loves what he's doing.
Sarah-Jane's daughter Ina steps in to offer her opinion from time to time as David and Sarah-Jane discuss how yoga can play an important role in a woman's pregnancy and birth. Sarah-Jane's Yoga for Pregnancy and Birth program is due out in the winter of 2018/19.
Kids and yoga? David and Alyssa Jean think it's a great idea! Do your kids do yoga? Well, David and Alyssa Jean discuss why it's a great idea, how to encourage them to do it and the best way to teach them.
Melissa joins David for what started out as a discussion on life and the impact that yoga has had on her, and after a few unexpected turns became a process of introspection and self discovery.
Crista joins David in a park where she has filmed many of her videos, for a live facebook chat about life, kids, challenges and what inspires her teaching style. The video is a bit shaky for some of the interview - I think our camera man had a little too much coffee that morning!
David talks with Fiji about her daily life and the role that yoga has played in getting her where she is today. They also discuss the power of the chakra system and why her 7-Day Chakra Healing Series has struck such a strong chord with people.
David sits down with Tracey to talk about life, her kids, work, her passions, how she discovered yoga and what it has done for her in her life. David also surprises her with a few unexpected questions that inspire a few giggles and trips down memory lane.