Spiritual Teacher

Meeting Pain with Love

We are incredibly honored to welcome the widely-adored Sharon Salzberg to DENtalks! Sharon is a world-renowned Buddhist meditation teacher, New York Times bestselling author, and one of the key influential people credited with bringing meditation to the West. We talk about what it means to accept change, compassionately making space for pain, developing self-respect, and later break down the various approaches to ultimately achieving our goals.

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All the Feels

We were delighted to be joined by 3 sought-after sex & relationship experts, John Wineland, Emily Morse of Sex with Emily, and Ryan Weiss for our latest DENtalks LIVE: All the Feels Mastering Sex and Relationships Panel! Things went deep in this panel, our experts discussed topics such as communication, turn-on’s, the sexiness of devotion, what it means to do the work, what intimacy really is, seeing opportunity in infidelity, the real purpose of relationships and more.

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A Sit with the Urban Monk

A Taoist monk, Dr. Pedram Shojai was faced with the decision between a life of isolation and meditation in the mountains, and one in which he was able to bring his practice back into the plight of modern society. We discuss the challenges of living in such a fast-paced Westernized culture, how to listen when life tells us to pull over before things escalate beyond repair, and how to truly bring your practice into everything from parenting to work to just being stuck in traffic.

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The Art of Loss & Love

A yoga teacher for over 20 years and the founder of Pacific Ashtanga Yoga Shala, it was the loss of her husband just 48 days after his cancer diagnosis that truly showed Diana Christinson the importance of living a life of love and gratitude. She went on to found the Love BIG Project in his honor, to remind others just how short life is, and to inspire them to find gratitude and take advantage of every moment of it.

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Opening Up to Intimacy

Famed speaker, relationship coach, and teacher, John Wineland, joins us for a powerful lesson in sexual intimacy and energy. John reveals the power of applying concepts such as breath, emotion, and openness to create a truly sacred experience through union. We also talk about how both partners can learn to be fluid and fluent in both, and dive into the roots of shame, taboo, and sexual wounds with insight on how to help heal them.

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Leading Lady of Yoga

This conversation goes deep, shedding light on the realities of society, with guidance on how to begin dismantling the systems that divide us by simply turning inward and doing the hard work itself. Seane shares how her upbringing led her to yoga, discovering God in the most unlikely of places (you won’t believe where), spiritual democracy, and personal stories that have shaped who she is and her yoga practice.

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Making Friends With The Beyond

This week, we get intimate with Vancouver-based psychic, spiritual guide, and life coach Natalie Miles, and dive into everything you ever wanted to know about the art of psychic ability and intuition. To Natalie, we all have the ability to access our guides and the answers, right here and right now, it’s just about connecting from within. In a very special personal practice, she guides us in a meditation to bring forth your own guides.

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Less Stress, More Ziva

Join us in a neuroscience-packed conversation with founder of Ziva Meditation and leading expert on meditation for high performance, Emily Fletcher. We talk about the difference between the pursuit of happiness and finding happiness in the pursuit, the neuroscience behind why meditation works (for the skeptics out there), and how raising our consciousness can ultimately change the world.

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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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