Upward Facing Career Podcast with Alanna Kaivalya, Ph.D.
How do I go beyond being a yoga teacher, and step into my role as a spiritual leader? What is the best way to create true wealth and abundance in my spiritual career? How can I incorporate all the mystical practices I love into a successful business serving others? These are a few of the many questions that renowned writer, author, educator, and teacher, Alanna Kaivalya, Ph.D. walks you through in the Upward Facing Career Podcast. Known as "The Yoga Doctor," Alanna teaches you mini mystical masterclasses, educates you on essential yoga psychology wisdom, and provides step-by-step spiritual business guidance that is designed to help you take action in creating a thriving career serving others. Alanna's gift is the experience of having done all these things, and she is ready to keep it real and honestly share advice and knowledge that takes you to the next level. Ready to move your yoga offerings online? Thinking about how to grow your tribe? Want to incorporate cool stuff like astrology? Interested in how to step fully into your role as a modern spiritual leader and make more impact in the world? Alanna is here to help. Discover why thousands of yogis turn to Alanna to become extraordinary teachers, and implement practices that generate abundant results.
JivaDiva Yoga Jam 5 Min. Lecture *Ahimsa* 5 minutes of yoga philosophy that will uplift your outlook on life. Listen carefully as Alanna skillfully guides you through the basics of yoga philosophy. This lecture focuses on Ahimsa - the practice of kindness that can change your world. Citing yoga sutras, and giving clear examples, Alanna easily relates this age old practice for application in your everyday life. Namaste!
Direct download: JivaJamLectureAhimsa.mp3
Category:Archived Podcasts: 2005-2008 -- posted at: 8:02am EDT

Going Down Under! On November 20th, I'll hop a plane to fly to Sydney, Australia. I'll be there for a month, teaching and soaking up the summer warmth. While I'm gone, you faithful listeners will still be getting a new podcast every Friday. Look forward to a variety of sessions...backbends, intermediate, meditation...and a special surprise on December 2nd.

For those of you that would like to keep up with me on my journey, I'll be sending out my monthly newsletter, the JivaDiva Journal, as well as updates. Please feel free to subscribe to the newsletter through the 'contact' page of my website at www.jivadiva.com/contact_alan.

Also, on my website, for those of you who are itching for a longer class, I now have my 75 minute class 'Jai!' available for download. Visit the audio page for that one.

I'm really looking forward to meeting new students while I'm in Sydney. I've never been to the southern hemisphere, and can't wait to look up at the stars and stare into the depths of the milky way. It's good to look into the stars, and realize that we're a part of something so big. Let's keep making this big world smaller.

One way we can all help to make the world smaller is by getting to know each other better, and helping one another along our yoga journey. I've created a community board where you can post questions or comments inspired by the podcast, and help lead each other to the answers. Visit www.jivadiva.com/bulletin to join our community, which I'm proud to say is now 22,000 listeners strong!

Thanks again for making the JivaJam Yoga podcasts a real success. I never thought it would grow to be this big when I first posted, way back in July! Every day I checked my stats, and every day I am still grateful and amazed that so many of us are participating in yoga practice - and by doing so, we're all contributing to the enlightenment and happiness of our very small world.

Keep in touch! Om Shanti,


Category:Archived Podcasts: 2005-2008 -- posted at: 3:40am EDT

JivaDiva Yoga Jam *Hip* Series #2, 20 Min. Yoga Session During this 20 minute yoga session guided by Alanna, you'll challenge your body, mind and hips. Alanna guides you through sun salutations, standing poses, seated poses and arm balances all designed to challenge and focus your energy on where we tend to store a lot of our emotions and tension - our hips. This yoga session includes uplifting music by Alanna, as well as an uplifting intention and skillful guidance. Please make sure you are happy and healthy, and have lots of prior yoga experience before pursuing this podcast. Namaste!
Direct download: JivaDivaJam25.mp3
Category:Archived Podcasts: 2005-2008 -- posted at: 12:57am EDT

JivaDiva Yoga Jam Special 75 Min. Bootleg - *Chakras through Asana* Class The last bootleg was so popular, Alanna has done it again. Recorded on Oct. 31st at the Samadhi Center for Yoga in Denver, this class is an in-depth look at the chakras and their role in your yoga practice. Through meditation, sound vibration and asana, this Jivamukti class will uplift your heart and ignite your energy. Let Advanced Certified Jivamukti Instructor Alanna weave her magic as all 7 chakras become illuminated within you. This is a challenging class that includes standing poses, forward bends, backbends, twists, inversions and final shavasana. Prior yoga experience a must, please make sure you are happy and healthy before pursuing this practice. For more information, visit www.jivadiva.com Namaste!
Direct download: AlannaChakrasana-Samadhi_10_31_20.mp3
Category:Archived Podcasts: 2005-2008 -- posted at: 3:24am EDT