Podcast #18: The Shadow, The Tantric Taliban, and Michaela’s Personal Practice

This episode is a wide ranging Q&A from a recent live event.

Topics include:
-Escaping the Taliban of Tantra
-Flavors of men
-How to develop your range of sexual flavors
-How to integrate new flavors to keep the relationship fresh
-How to get your partner out of her head and into her body
-How to prepare yourself for relationship when you’re not in the mood
-Shortcuts to embodiment
-How to get feedback in a relationship
-Learning how to say an open hearted ‘no’
-Boredom as a portal
-How to work with boredom in practice
-How to practice when traveling or sick
-Michaela’s commitment to practice
-Michaela’s 3 motivations for practice
-The shadow defined
-How your shadow limits your life
-The pros and cons of yoga
-How to effectively develop your body
-Learning how to set proper boundaries
-Why so many women struggle to set boundaries
-How to end a relationship with an open heart
-Yogic strategies for working with nausea
-Energetic circulation practices
-Michaela’s opinion on kegels and pelvic floor weakness
-Michaela’s #1 pelvic floor exercise for women
-Practical hacks to opening your heart
-Working with numbness
-Sex and the shadow
-Freeing shadow energy for creativity and sex