The Luminous Self with Tracee Stanley (#164)

About the Guest

Tracee Stanley is the author of the bestselling book Radiant Rest: Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation and Awakened Clarity and the founder of Empowered Life Circle, a sacred community and portal of practices, rituals, and Tantric teachings inspired by more than twenty-five years of studentship in SriVidya Tantra and the teachings of the Himalayan Masters. As a post-lineage teacher, Tracee is devoted to sharing the wisdom of yoga nidra, rest, meditation, self-inquiry, nature as a teacher, and ancestor reverence. Tracee is gifted in illuminating the magic and power found in liminal space and weaving devotion and practice into daily life. She lives with her husband and two dogs in northern New Mexico.

In this episode, we discuss:

  1. Our true nature and what gets in the way of accessing that.
  2. The extractive nature of the spiritual marketplace.
  3. How saṃskāra shapes a life.
  4. The kleśas (obstacles) that stand in the way of realizing our true nature.
  5. Spiritual and professional recommendations for yoga teachers in the wake of the pandemic.
  6. Creating your own rituals to honor transitions.
  7. Sādhana as a source of creativity, clarity, and wisdom.

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Facebook: Tracee Stanley – Empowered Life

IG: @tracee_stanley

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