The Science of Light

The Science of Light

Hosted by: Rosemary Holbrook

The Science of Light is a podcast that weaves stories, research, and philosophy to make sense of life. Join me, Rosemary, in exploring holistic wellness topics from a perspective that blends spirituality with science....

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Episodes

35. Inner Home for the Holidays: Pratyahara & Santosha

Bombarded by capitalism at this time of year? Having a hard time with the holiday season? Feeling pressure to be pulled in a bunch of different directions? Grief that makes this time not feel like the "Happiest Time...
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34. Boundaries: A Yogic Perspective

Setting and maintaining boundaries can enhance our personal relationships and our relationships with ourselves. In this episode, I cover why having healthy boundaries is actually the highest form of self care! We get...
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33. Fresh Start Effect: The Practice of Yoga Begins Now

"I'll start my diet on Monday" .... "New year, new me" .... "New Moon intentions" ... there are a million and one iterations of humans looking to create meaning, to separate the "old me" from the "new me", to start...
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32. Milestones: a Full Moon practice for finding joy in the present

Yoga teaches us to stay in the present, but our society often keeps us very attached to the past and future. When striving for goals, it can also feel like we are always the same distance away from our goals on the...
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31. Trust the Process: Abhyasa and Vairagya

What is "the point" of yoga practice? What even counts as yoga practice? Listen to this episode to have those questions answered! I cover the ancient philosophy that gives background to why one would practice yoga,...
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30. Impermanence and Aparigraha: The Yoga of Letting Go

When you live life with open hands, by letting go, you create space for receiving blessings from the universe. It's not quite that simple, though--sometimes we have to exist in the awkward empty space between letting...
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29. Neurosculpting: Neuroscience and yoga for healing trauma with Jody Domerstad

Eating well, exercise, and practicing yoga can prevent a lot of disease, but not all chronic illness is as simple as lifestyle choices. Tune into this inspiring interview with Jody Domerstad to learn about her...
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28. Autumn Yoga Practices: Ayurveda for Vata Season

We are fast approaching Vata season--or Autumn here in the Northern Hemisphere. Vata season, or Fall/Autumn to early Winter, brings qualities to the environment and our bodies/minds that are light, dry, cold, mobile,...
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27. Get Unstuck with Yoga: Pratipaksha Bhavana

A common tenet of Ayurveda is "like increases like, and opposites bring balance". On this episode, we explore where that idea comes from in a few places in yoga philosophy (including ancient texts such as the...
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26. Holistic Wellness with Cassie Hoelzl from EVERYbody Podcast

Tune into this serendipitous interview to get two seemingly different, but very overlapping, perspectives on holistic health. I met Cassie on a yoga hike (through namasteinnature.com), and we instantly connected based...
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25. Work Life Balance: A Yogic Perspective

 Is finding a balance between work and life frequently a struggle? You're not alone, and yoga can help! The good news is, yoga philosophy and especially Vedic astrology offer some validation that we will be constantly...
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24. Venus, the Rose Lineage, and Divine Feminine Empowerment with Amber Brown-Short

This episode is RICH with resources, stories, and inspiration from Amber Brown-Short, a Divine Feminine Empowerment coach who uses archetypes, embodiment, and so much more to empower women. Amber's story is nothing...
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