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Author: Shannon Elliott (Malati)

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Welcome to Embodied Living Yoga, with Shannon Elliott. Shannon is a yoga instructor and owner of Onyx Yoga Studio. Her gift to others is to pass on the teachings from those who have done the same for her. Enjoy the briefer dharma talks from live yoga classes and the longer podcasts on topics ranging from breath, to the ancient texts, to Ayurveda, and many things in between. She has the ability to make students feel as if she is speaking directly to them, take a listen! These discussions are elevating, fun, and full of wisdom steeped in the teachings. Thank you for being here. Om Shanti.
49 Episodes
49:  All Things India

49: All Things India


Hi! In this episode, Gabriella Perrotti and I talk all about our upcoming retreat to Vrindavan, India. We will be heading there on March 1-10, 2019. Check out more information at Thank you for listening! Om Shanti
48: Being a Woman

48: Being a Woman


In this episode, I am inspired by being reminded that next year will be the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote. This leads me into a brief but powerful talk on what it means to be a woman and how to own and embrace all of our emotions- including passion, fuel, anger, and rage. Embrace the power, the love, and the joy we have through our femininity. Thank you for listening. Om Shanti
47: Ahimsa- Protecting Life

47: Ahimsa- Protecting Life


The first and most powerful of the Yamas- Ahimsa, protecting life. As we enter into this practice how can we hold ahimsa for ourselves, be kind and caring in our personal relationships, and most importantly to have fun! Thank you for listening. Om Shanti.
As we move into the cold how can we support, nourish, and build up the quality of ourselves in a way that feels good? This short, sweet dharma talk is very powerful as we move into the colder weather. Happy nourishing! Om Shanti
When we understand that an object in motion stays in motion until something stops it, and an inert object stays inert until something moves it- we see how much power and access we have to redirecting ourselves when necessary. I am talking about habit- but for me, when I look at it regards to nature verses the actual personal Shannon habit, I find it much easier to take action where needed. THank you for listening. Om Shanti
In Episode 4, I discuss the consequences of being too clear, light, and pure in our life. Whether that is through diet, meditation, spiritual goals, what are the consequences of overdoing these things? I invite you to take on what is most nourishing for you as we move into Fall. What a beautiful thing, to engage in your life and celebrate all 3 parts of yourself- body, mind, and soul. Thank you for listening. Om Shanti.
In this episode, I discuss the benefits of discipline, maybe the most useful one being the gift of more time. Thank you to my kid's karate teacher for this great teaching! Thank you for listening. Om Shanti.
42: Trust in All Things

42: Trust in All Things


In this dharma talk I discuss how to build trust and in turn, the result being that fear is removed. There are a couple little things I have been doing every day and it has helped to break some lifelong patterns of not trusting in myself and others. It is deeply powerful, connected, and freeing. Thank you for listening. Om Shanti.
41: Why I Love a Good Cry

41: Why I Love a Good Cry


In Episode 41, From the Couch Fridays, I talk about the healing benefits of crying. Some of us really resist crying when it comes up. Based on Ayurveda and the law of like increases like and opposites balance us, I will explain why it is one of the healthiest things we can do. Introducing crying into your regular routine will help keep you healthy, clear, and happier. Thank you for listening. Om Shanti.
You Imprefection is the Perfection and in this episode I tell you why. Breaking it down from the book: 'Tantra The Supreme Understanding,' I share the words from a wise teacher. This teaching of "you are already perfect as you are" became alive in me after ready these couple of paragraphs. I am here simply passing it on. Thank you for listening. Om Shanti.
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