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Author: Maria Mayes

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Chakras & Chardonnay is a Well-Being Podcast for Wine Lovers where we explore insights from ancient wisdom teaching to empower our health, liberate ourselves from anxiety and more mindfully enjoy our wine and everything else we consume.  Each episode offers a teaching that you can put into action to support your well-being as well as some fun facts tips and tasting notes on a featured wine followed by a guided relaxation to help you release stress.  We explore topics like meditation, breath-work, ayurveda, nutrition, mindfulness, yoga, sleep, self-care, managing emotions, self compassion, self awareness, work-life balance, stress-relief and stress management techniques as well as wines, wine tastings and wine and food pairings.  Episodes are short, sweet, fun, tasty and relaxing. 

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Ep. 41: Sacred Wine: Following Your Intuition with Winemaker Nancy UlloaTo launch Season 3 of Chakras & Chardonnay, Maria chats with Nancy Ulloa, a pioneering female winemaker from Paso Robles and the owner of Ulloa Cellars. Nancy shares her inspiring journey into winemaking, from immigrating to the U.S. as a child to moving to Paso Robles without any formal experience to manifest her dream of making her own wine. She inspires us with her story of overcoming personal challenges and follow...
In Episode 40, the Season 2 Finale of "Chakras and Chardonnay," host Maria Mayes welcomes Elizabeth Marshall, founder of Reiki Uprising. Straddling the worlds of classical music and energy healing, Elizabeth Marshall has cultivated a career path that has spanned nearly three decades and the entirety of the globe. As a cellist, Elizabeth has worked with headliners such as Lady Gaga, The Eagles, Andrea Bocelli, Weird Al Yankovich, Lionel Richie, Jon Secada, and Seth MacFarlane. As o...
When was the last time you thought about your hand health? Likely not recently. Yet how often do you rely on your hands for your work or play? In Episode 39 of the Chakras & Chardonnay podcast, Maria Mayes welcomes Dr. Terry Zachary to discuss the importance of hand health and the often overlooked role of grip muscles in overall well-being. Dr. Zachary shares his journey from pro golfer and sports chiropractor to grip and hand exercise specialist, motivated by his observation...
In Episode 38 of Chakras & Chardonnay, Maria Mayes welcomes guest Reina Bach, an Executive and Lifestyle coach with a passion for wine. Reina shares insights into her background, blending executive coaching with her experience as a certified French Chef and Wine Sommelier. With over 30 years of experience both as a leader and as a leadership development consultant, executive coach and facilitator. Reina's journey from Wall Street to the French Culinary Institute and wine studies ref...
In Episode 37 Maria is joined by Sally Sigouin, owner of Kaena Wine Company where they discuss Sally's journey into winemaking with her husband and the unique story behind Kaena Wine. Sally shares that Kaena, meaning "proud" in Hawaiian, was a name given to her husband by his great-grandmother, representing something one is “really proud of”. They began their winemaking journey after working in fine-dining restaurants and realizing their passion for wine.Specializing in Grenache varietals, Ka...
In Episode 35 of Chakras and Chardonnay, host Maria Mayes sits down with Becky Bailey, founder of Wild West Wellness and Thermography, dedicated to empowering individuals to take control of their health through proactive measures. Becky shares her journey into founding her unique business, inspired by personal experiences and a desire to find holistic health solutions after her 1st husband's battle with cancer. Thermography, a non-invasive and radiation-free imaging technique, becomes the foc...
Today, Maria is joined by Yogi Aaron, and they delve into the world of yoga, anatomy, and the misconception surrounding stretching. Yogi Aaron is the creator of the revolutionary approach to yoga, Applied Yoga Anatomy and Muscle Activation, Ayama as well as the Online Platform, the Yogi Club host of the Yoga Podcast, Stop Stretching, author of Autobiography of a Naked Yogi and the recently published, Stop Stretching, a New Yogic Approach to Master your Body and live Pain Free. Yogi Aaron shar...
This week Maria is joined by Lauren Leduc, a visionary teacher, intuitive mentor, and founder of True Love Yoga, Kansas City. Lauren's journey began at 17 when she was diagnosed with anorexia, leading to a decade of challenges like anxiety and depression. With support, she discovered tools for healing, eventually founding a popular outdoor program, Pop Up Yoga KC, which evolved into True Love Yoga, a pay-what-you-can studio offering trauma-informed yoga classes and teacher training.In 2...
In the first episode of 2024, the script is flipped and Maria gets interviewed by Heather Carey, a clinical nutritionist, chef, and host of Real Food Stories. In this episode, we go behind the scenes on Maria's unique approach which challenges conventional perspectives on alcohol consumption. Whether you are exploring a dry or damp January, are always dry, or just looking to explore mindfulness, this episode is for you. With over a decade's experience in both meditation and the wine ind...
Episode 29: Scheduling SELF as the Solution | Beyond the Chardonnay BufferIn Episode 29 of Chakras & Chardonnay, host Maria welcomes Tracy Pleschourt, founder of Self Made You, a coaching company focused on teaching individuals how to coach themselves to become the solution to their problems. Tracy shares her journey from the corporate world to entrepreneurship, emphasizing the importance of self-awareness and self-coaching. She introduces the SELF framework—which helps individuals tap in...
Ep. 28 The Power of Centering Prayer & Holiday Spiced WineIn Episode 28 Maria is joined by Rich Lewis, an expert in Centering Prayer. The two discuss its roots in Christianity's tradition of silence and its transformative impact. Aptly timed just before Christmas Rich explains Centering Prayer in detail as a silent meditation fostering a deep connection with God. He shares the technique of sitting in silence and utilizing a sacred word or anchor to refocus when thoughts wander...
In Episode 27, Maria is joined by Patrick Tromley, also known as The Level Up Dad. As a Mindset & Performance coach, Patrick assists individuals in overcoming detrimental habits and excuses, guiding them toward an undeniable transformation through the development of positive habits, discipline, fitness, and nutrition. Patrick recounts his journey, detailing how he shifted away from self-centeredness and the traits of a "manchild" by embracing discipline, starting with a focus on nutrition...
In Episode 26, Maria hosts Dr. Gary Simonds who shares a fresh perspective with his insights into preventing burnout among healthcare professionals. Gary was the founding Chief of Neurosurgery and Neurosurgery Residency Program Director at the Carilion Clinic and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, until retiring from clinical Neurosurgery in 2019. He remains a Professor at the Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM). Gar...
EP 24 The Power of Presence & Gratitude with Rosanne Nieboer of the Chakra WayA special treat as we enter the Thanksgiving Holiday. Maria is joined by Rosanne Nieboer, founder of The Chakra Way. In this delightful conversation, Rosanne and Maria dive into the world of chakras, yoga, and wine, connecting the peaceful moments of life with mindfulness and gratitude. Rosanne, an experienced yoga teacher, shared her journey into merging yoga and chakras, initially discovering the chakras...
Episode 22 features a soul-stirring discussion as Maria welcomes the talented artist and Soul Prints creator, Suz Alexandra, to the show. Dive deep into the enchanting world of Soul Prints, where Suz skillfully imprints her clients' souls onto canvas, allowing them to discover their inner light, beauty, power, and an unwavering sense of self-worth.This moving conversation between Suz and Maria delves into the common human experience of feeling unseen, invisible, inadequate, and diminutive. Su...
Ep. 21 Taking Leaps, Fostering Community, and Savoring Distinctive WhitesIn the Season 2 premiere of Chakras & Chardonnay, Maria invites Tyler Skinner to the show, who made a bold move in 2020 by launching Women Making Waves. This platform unites determined women who share a vision of co-creating a future where they can step into leadership roles, both personally and professionally, in a fresh and empowering way. Tyler is on a mission to revolutionize women's roles through thoughtfully cu...
Ep 20 Fully Trusting Yourself & Santa Barbara WinesIn Episode 20, Maria welcomes Chloe Redmond, the Founder & CEO of Vino Vaquera Consulting (VVC), a mindful digital marketing agency with a clientele spanning across national and international boundaries. Chloe, who is also a Chopra Certified Meditation Instructor, seamlessly integrates mindfulness into every facet of her work to elevate her clients' businesses to new heights.Beyond her professional endeavors, Chloe is a devoted mother...
In Episode 19, Maria is joined by Micole Noble, Chopra Global Coach Mentor, Transformational Leader and two-time Amazon #1 Best-Selling Author in Sacred Spaces: Subtle Shifts for Mind, Body, and Home Transformation & The Queen Bee: Embody Your Truth & Live Fully Expressed. This is a must-listen for any woman who has never taken herself on a retreat or who has struggled with the question of self-worth. Since 2011, Micole has educated, coached, and mentored many in her work for Chopra G...
Ep. 18: Ep 18: Daily Practices for Connecting with Spirit & TorrontésIn Episode 18, Maria is joined by Darci Jean Brown, a Spiritual Guide and Empathic Guide in Meditation.. Darci specializes in guiding individuals of all ages to explore the advantages of spiritual well-being. With a global clientele, she has effectively assisted people in unlocking their potential to connect with their higher selves and the Universe. She is also the mastermind behind Soul Boost Meditation, a community th...
Episode 17: Chakra & Wine Pairings Part 2: Power & Heart CentersIn this episode of Chakras & Chardonnay, Maria helps us explore the basics of the Solar Plexus and Heart Chakras. She offers tips for optimizing the energy in these chakras and offers her favorite wine pairing for each. If you are new to the Chakras this is a great episode to follow up on Episode 1 of this season and Episode 11 where she takes you through the root and sacral chakras. Stay tuned till the end when...
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