Spiritual Teacher

Heather Prete

Who says holidays HAVE to be stressful? In this short Holiday Survival Guide BONUS episode – we are joined by DEN Senior Mindfulness Teacher, who you all know and love, Heather Prete. We were lucky enough to have so many of you send in questions and topics you’d like us to discuss, so the beauty of this episode is that it is all about YOU and we cover pretty much everything! Be sure to stay until the end as Heather shares a Self Compassion Body Scan which you can practice anytime.

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How to Be Your Own Guru

This week, we bring together a diverse panel of change-makers who discuss how they’ve worked through questioning some of the systems and beliefs they’ve learned over time, and what it really means to be a continuous seeker of truth as your own guru. Join us in a discussion about how to take a critical look at some of the philosophies and expectations we sometimes take for granted, and how to ultimately make your own decisions, form your own belief systems instead, and BE YOUR OWN GURU.

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Don’t Worry You’re Happy

Thom is a pre-eminent master and we take advantage of having him on the podcast by getting into all of the big questions about life and happiness. We discuss how we all have a cosmic field of creative intelligence inside of us, how we can understand our individuality in the context of our connection with the greater universe, the evolution of our own cognition, and more. You won’t want to miss his amazing philosophy lecture – plus, stick around for an extra special personal practice in which Thom leaves us with a brief and beautiful Sanskrit song.

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Blurring the Religious Borders

Rabbi Wolpe has been named the most influential rabbi in America by Newsweek, and one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world by the Jerusalem Post. In this episode, we dive into both finding and losing faith, the difference between religion and spirituality, and the common thread that runs between beliefs around the world. Rabbi Wolpe humbly shares insights and perspectives that stem from both his experience supporting others through death and hardship to his very personal battle with cancer.

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DENtalks Live: Marianne Williamson

In this one of a kind conversation, Marianne Williamson sits with Tal to share wisdom on everything from pushing past our egos, to our handling relationships with others, and ultimately how to listen to your higher call from God. We dive into today’s current events and political divide, as Marianne gives us a sneak peek at her bid for office to come. Stay tuned for a 20 min deep meditation guided by the legend herself – you won’t want to miss it.

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The Light of The North Star

This week we sit down with the amazing teacher, Light Watkins, to talk serendipity, synchronicity and taking the leaps of faith that require you to build a safety net on the way down. Light is a former model-turned-accomplished author, speaker and Vedic meditation teacher who is a true example of how things will always fall into place exactly how they’re supposed to as long as you have faith in the Universe. Light reminds us all that following your heart will never let you down.

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Riding the Cosmic Waves

Today we are joined by Gahl Sasson, teacher of Astrology, Mythology, Mysticism, Kabbalah, and so much more. W Magazine even named him the best astrologer in Los Angeles! We discuss Past Lives and how learning a language is Gahl’s recommendation for helping you tap into your past lives. We dive into some juicy topics about astrology, like exploring the charts of certain countries and why some have proclivity towards war more than others, how astrology was used in WW2, and what we have to look our for in 2019.

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Sounds of Silence

Heather Prete is a UCLA Certified Mindfulness Facilitator, Self Compassion teacher, and Mindful Recovery Coach. She started her formal training in Tibetan compassion practices in 1998 and has studied under masters all over the world. We cover it all in this episode from Buddhism to Mindfulness to Nero Science to Dharma and she shares so many tidbits of wisdom that you can take and apply to your life. This episode dives deep into the parallels of science and buddhism.

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Founder and CEO of Shape House, an Urban Sweat Lodge, Sophie Chiche opened her first location 6 years ago, and since then has opened 10 locations in Los Angeles and New York catching the attention of celebrities, wellness influencers, press and all those in search of a more spiritual approach to wellness. Sophie opens up about her own personal journey that lead her to sweating, just 10 years ago she was 350 pounds! She shares with us her struggles, and how she began to listen to her own voice inside.

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The Golden Parachute

Meditation teacher, spiritual leader, and artist, Biet Simkin, believes that meditation should never be boring and creates a complete rock and roll experience through her art, music, and spiritual teachings. This woman has experienced more loss, addiction, and sadness than most ever will – but today, she sits before us glowing and happy. Not only does she openly share her past struggles, but we also talk about how you can actually stop your destructive path, how to believe in yourself, the act of surrender, and who we all actually are at the core.

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