The Ellie Aaron Hour
Deep, vulnerable and FUN conversations ONLY. Topics include: Spirituality, philosophy, Buddhism, meditation, psychology, sexuality, art, yoga, and relationships. We explore what it means to be truly human. New interviews every Wednesday! Join us.
info_outline #72 - Flow Consciousness and how to access it with Jackie Knechtel (1/3/17) 01/04/2018
#72 - Flow Consciousness and how to access it with Jackie Knechtel (1/3/17) Jackie Knechtel is a pioneer in the area of Flow Consciousness. She guides mission-driven entrepreneurs to effortlessly create exponential success in life and business and awaken them to their limitless potential. She is the co-founder of the and leads retreats, workshops and delivers transformational experiences worldwide. Jackie is also the co-author of the forthcoming book Flow: The Art of Effortless Living and is actively shifting consciousness on a global scale through her speaking, coaching practice and by blending science and spirituality into practical tools for living an enlightened life. We talk: Synchronicity as a guidepost we’re on the right track towards flow The incredible story of how Jackie met her business partner Why being in your zone of genius (in business) is so important What flow consciousness is Why following your excitement is key to flow consciousness — and taking inspired action Intuition when making life decisions and how to find it Emotional Trauma as clouding intuition (and how to clear it) Tapping into your senses as a doorway into Flow Following what feels light (as a yes in your body) Sweet spot of what feels like a hell yes and scares the shit out of you is how to know you're on the right path How to begin to create our own maps of what’s possible Shifting limiting beliefs Have you experienced flow consciousness? would love to hear!
info_outline #71 - Why discomfort is the key to strength and growth with Garnett Strother (12/13/17) 12/14/2017
#71 - Why discomfort is the key to strength and growth with Garnett Strother (12/13/17) With 15 years of martial arts and personal training experience, brings a unique and refreshing approach to these two distinct yet intertwined disciplines that are rarely seen on either platform. Holding a Black belt in Sho-ku-jitsu Ryu Karate under 10th degree Shidoshi Nathan Ingram in 2007. Garnett is also proficient in boxing and Muay Thai and has studied under Kru Brandon Levi and Ajarn Phil Nurse and has been competing in the full contact and muay thai circuit since 2008. His personal training education was fine tuned under the watchful eye of 1986 Mister America and veteran celebrity trainer Rich Barretta since 2009. We talk: Why having Mentors is crucial if you wanna excel in a particular area in life Why being completely honest with where you’re really at key - to moving forward in anything Progress as motivation, seeing even the small changes as celebrations Being uncomfortable as a main element of transformation (and expecting that as part of the process) Through discomfort there is strength Garnett being very sick when he grew up, and how physical activity and martial arts was a saving grace for him Jackie Chan movies as inspiration for martial arts Garnett's daughter and how she taught him to step up in life Leaving college, and making his own rules His very successful Personal Training business and how we grew it If you're interested in trying simple beginners yoga that'll calm you down and give you a super easy stretch go
info_outline #70 - How Spontaneity leads to freedom with Psychotherapist Adrienne Glasser (12/7/17) 12/07/2017
#70 - How Spontaneity leads to freedom with Psychotherapist Adrienne Glasser (12/7/17) is an IFS life coach, Psychotherapist, founder and director of services at Present Moment, a mindfulness-integrated psychotherapy practice. She specializes in working with clients and helping professionals to uncover their true or authentic self-leading to a greater sense of freedom. She does this by compassionately, yet directly assisting clients in uncovering and befriending inner shadows that need understanding in order to achieve true integration and wholeness. Through her directness, compassion and playfulness she is able to collaboratively work with clients to clear blocks, allowing clients to live life from an authentic place. We talk: How being spontaneous helps us get out of our own head - and healing can emerge Dancing as medicine Becoming your own witness through Meditation and mindfulness (and how helpful that is) Bringing light to the shadows we have within us How levity can help our nervous system relax and connect with others more fully Why cracking a joke in the middle of an argument can be so helpful Why having a dog in her therapy sessions made all the difference with certain clients Taking the therapy world and making it full of play How do YOU practice play with the challenging parts of yourself? If you'd like a free yoga or sensual movement video go
info_outline #69 - The voice in your head has something to tell you with Jeanine Cerundolo M.A. (11/29/17) 11/29/2017
#69 - The voice in your head has something to tell you with Jeanine Cerundolo M.A. (11/29/17) M.A. is a workshop facilitator, yoga instructor, writer, and personal development coach. She dedicates herself to the arenas of personal transformation, healing modalities, and community building. She supports others in growing personally in the realms of radical self-acceptance and self-expression, since she believes that much lasting change begins from the inside out. We talk: Jeanine's background in personal development and coaching How the different parts of ourselves play a big role in our life Getting to know our various "parts" and what they may reveal Spiritual Psychology and what that is Ellie's inner voices (we actually do an exercise surrounding this) Why it's helpful to meet your inner archetypes, so they don't hold you back unconsciously Why being KIND to ourselves is always helpful How Parts work can support YOU Have you identified your inner voices before? Which one needs the most love? If you'd like a free yoga and Sensual Movement Video go
info_outline #68 - Life Updates / Thoughts on Gratitude / Mary Oliver Poem (11/22/17) 11/23/2017
#68 - Life Updates / Thoughts on Gratitude / Mary Oliver Poem (11/22/17) Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! How are you doing? I've missed you. This episode is me solo talking about Life Updates and how I'm doing, some thoughts on gratitude, and I read a poem by Mary Oliver. I'd love to connect, please drop me a line if you'd like. Also, what are three things YOU are grateful for right now in your life? Please include something that's challenging too- and what it's teaching you. If you'd like a free Yoga or Sensual Movement Video visit for more info!
info_outline #67 The Feminine path towards Enlightenment With Monika Nataraj (11/15/17) 11/16/2017
#67 The Feminine path towards Enlightenment With Monika Nataraj (11/15/17) Monika Nataraj leads tantra retreats and women's transformational teacher trainings in 22 countries worldwide. She weaves a holistic model of sacred empowerment, incorporating wisdom practices of dance, yoga, philosophy, meditation, ritual and inner work. In 1999, Monika left her life in New York City, as corporate executive by day and professional dancer by night, to follow the call of her soul - she’s been studying and practicing with masters of Indian Tantra, Tibetan Buddhism, and Sufism for the past 18 years. We talk: Being a corporate executive by day and a belly dancer by night Following the inner voice that told her to quit her job and travel Mystical Dance as experiencing spirit Finding her root Tantric Teacher Dance movement as a path of awakening The Feminine principal of Surrender and why it can be so helpful Spiritual Path as a personal path (no right and every person is different) Bringing dance and movement practices to nuns Monika has several retreats and teacher trainings coming up! Check them all out here.
info_outline #66 - Why you should get a coach / Fart jokes / Why money breakdowns can lead to growth and Love with Michelle Akin (11/1/17) 11/02/2017
#66 - Why you should get a coach / Fart jokes / Why money breakdowns can lead to growth and Love with Michelle Akin (11/1/17) is a Professional Certified Coach in private practice, as well as a Program Leader in the Accomplishment Coaching Life Coach and Leadership Training Program. With a background in video production, improv and sketch comedy, and music, she works primarily with clients in creative industries. She is also a new Mom with a gorgeous baby girl, and plans for more on the way! We talk: Her comedy youtube channel How Michelle learned how to cry Why getting a really good life coach can change everything Her history of video editing and working with Marie Forleo The application of using humor during coaching The importance of Fart Jokes Comedy as spiritual practice Power as bringing people into the energy you want them to embody Finding our voice in every situation Money in her marriage and why it brings them back to Love Michelle's money breakdown and the clarity it brought What's one insight you got from the show? I'd love to hear!
info_outline #65 - The wisdom and happiness that comes from knowing ourselves with Yung Pueblo (10/25/17) 10/26/2017
#65 - The wisdom and happiness that comes from knowing ourselves with Yung Pueblo (10/25/17) Diego Perez is a meditator, writer, and speaker who is most widely known on Instagram and various social media networks through his We talk: Yung Pueblo’s Ecuadorian Roots Vipassana Meditation technique Meditation and being okay with all of who we are The connection between Meditation and Writing Happiness being something we support in one another, but can't give to one another The energetic highways that connect all human beings His new book "Inward"
info_outline #64 - How to harness Anger for positive change / Laura Moss (10/18/17) 10/18/2017
#64 - How to harness Anger for positive change / Laura Moss (10/18/17) Laura Beth Moss is a teacher and writer as well as Certified Integrative Life Coach through the International Association of Counselors and Therapists. She's also a Certified Anger Management Specialist-IV as an Authorized Supervisor and Diplomate for the National Anger Management Association (NAMA). She specializes in helping people understand their personal narratives as well as integrate and explore emotional states. More recently, she developed and co-wrote the Certified Crisis Intervention Handbook for First Responders. It is an empathy based, trauma informed approach to handling crisis. We talk: Laura's background and how she got into this work The Various ways anger shows up (hint: It's not just anger, can come up as Frustration, annoyance, etc) Why Unprocessed Anger is so harmful and how to process it How to Harness Anger for our own power and use it for good How culture and societal circumstances effect Anger What to do with Anger when it shows up How to transform Anger into information and wisdom about ourselves Why Admitting you're angry about Something is Healthy How to spot an angry outburst a mile away (so you don't lash out on your loved ones) Why Anger is a spiritual emotion Find out more about Laura's work and to work with her go here: To find my guided beginners yoga and Senmo Practice go here: http://www.ellieaaron.com/
info_outline #63 - Embodied Love / Tantra / Kink / Z Griss (10/11/17) 10/12/2017
#63 - Embodied Love / Tantra / Kink / Z Griss (10/11/17) is a dancer, kink educator, and coach dedicated to liberation through erotic truth. Z Connects people with the ecstasy and clarity they need to live fulfilling relationships. This is a really juicy episode! We talk: Dance as a doorway to Sensuality, Freedom and Prayer Z's history in Dance Z learning Tantra and how it helped them free their sexuality Kink as a spiritual practice and how to use dance and movement in Sex The Definition of Kink and Tantra The connection between Rage, grief, and Sex Creating clear intentions and containers in Kink and Tantra
info_outline #62 - Ethan Nichtern / Buddhism & Relationships / The Dharma of the Princess Bride (10/4/17) 10/04/2017
#62 - Ethan Nichtern / Buddhism & Relationships / The Dharma of the Princess Bride (10/4/17) is a Shastri, a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, and currently senior teacher-in-residence for the Shambhala NYC community. His new book, - just came out - and I have the great honor of chatting with him about it today! We talk: Ethan's upbringing as a Buddhist, and when he committed to his Meditation Practice The Shambhala Tradition The Dharma of The Princess Bride (Ethan's new book) The Meta- like quality of The Princess Pride and how that connects to Meditation Friendship as being part of Spiritual Practice Why Trust is foundational for a good friendship Why there's no "Buttercup" or prince charming coming to save us, and how to live with the Uncertainty of Relationships Ethan's favorite part of writing The Dharma Of the Princess Bride What are your main take-aways? Do YOU make Relationships part of your Spiritual path? I'd love to hear your thoughts.
info_outline #61 - Feel Calm AF in 13 Minutes / Guided Meditation / Ellie Aaron (9/13/17) 09/13/2017
#61 - Feel Calm AF in 13 Minutes / Guided Meditation / Ellie Aaron (9/13/17) This is a Meditation you can do anytime to feel calm AF. No really, without a care in the world, all your problems will disappear forever, and you’ll receive all the money you’ve ever wanted. And the perfect partner. And job. Okay, maybe not. What you CAN hope for is to feel a bit calmer. A bit more grounded. Especially right now, when the world is going through, a lot. Maybe you are too. And if you practice Meditation every day, it will change your life. But let’s start with today, shall we? It’s around 13 Minutes. You can do it. Stick with it. I believe in you. The Meditation includes: Body Scan Mindfulness of Body and Sound Gratitude Practice Complete Enlightenment I hope you're well, my friends! I know this is a wild time of the year. Back to school energy, and of course- so much stuff going on for lots of people. Be well, and as always, I'm here to support you in any way I can. You are not alone. WITMA LIVE is coming up in NYC! A live conversation series all about practical ways for living well hosted by . Check it all out . Want a free guided 15 Min Beginners Yoga Practice? .
info_outline #60 - Wild Woman in Love with Kathleen Graham (9/6/17) 09/06/2017
#60 - Wild Woman in Love with Kathleen Graham (9/6/17) Kathleen Graham is The Love Magnet Mentor and founder of . She shows smart, successful single women how to become a magnet for love so they can attract and keep an amazing man who cherishes them. Kathleen supported me through her Call in your king program, so I'm a big stand for her work! We talk: Kathleen's love story (how she wasn't always in a happy fulfilling partnership and what she did to change that) Vulnerability is the key to attracting the love you yearn for Why feeling Safe with a potential partner is important What to look for when you're in the dating process How Kathleen's program helped me Why feeling the ache and sadness of being single is okay. It doesn't mean you need a partner to complete you- it's simply being honest Why love and the yearn for it is a spiritual practice Love takes time and commitment Connecting with your inherent worthiness and why that attracts love Soul standards for Love (includes your ideal partner's core values) Why trusting The Universe is the heart of this work Sexual attraction is not the most important thing to feel when you're dating Kathleen has a free gift! for us -> Chased & Cherished: 5 Secrets to Getting Pursued by the the Right Man who will Adore You Forever -- FREE GIFT:
info_outline #59 Yoga for Cancer / Yoga as Breath / Investigating ourselves as the doorway to Love / Linda Sparrowe (8/23/17) 08/23/2017
#59 Yoga for Cancer / Yoga as Breath / Investigating ourselves as the doorway to Love / Linda Sparrowe (8/23/17) has a long and varied career in the holistic healing arena, with a special emphasis on yoga and women’s health. As the former editor-in-chief of Yoga International magazine and past managing editor of Yoga Journal, she has been called “a principal creative force and a defining voice for yoga in America.” Linda co-leads the Courageous Women, Fearless Living retreats for women touched by cancer—her heart's work. She also leads workshops for yoga teachers on how to teach women who may be facing any number of challenges from body issues to anxiety or depression. It was an honor to speak with Linda! We talk: Linda's introduction to Meditation and Yoga The Teacher that told her something that changed everything Teaching women touched by Cancer and how profound that is How Yoga is all about creating a Relationship of care towards ourselves Meeting your students where they're at Deep Listening as a doorway to healing Linda helping Seane Corn write her new book The process of writing a book and how grueling that can be Applying Our Yoga Practice to Charlottesville and other challenging events Applying our Yoga Practice to our Current Political Climate Any insights from this episode? I'd love to hear! To access my free Beginners Yoga Class go
info_outline #58 - Learn to Access and Understand your Intuition / Vanessa Codorniu (8/16/17) 08/17/2017
#58 - Learn to Access and Understand your Intuition / Vanessa Codorniu (8/16/17) , guides intuitives, healers and change-makers to build their soul-aligned business online. We talk: How we all have Intuition and how to access it Vanessa’s story around connecting to her own Intuition (and understanding and owning it) Vanessa’s very early psychic abilities The different ways to tap into Intuition (through visions, sounds, voices, etc) How Vanessa saved her whole family in a car accident thorough Intuition The difference between Intuition and Intellect and how to understand the difference How to use Intuition for Business Marrying the masculine and Feminine in Business Redefine what it means to be a POWERFUL leader Bringing in support if you’re running a business To find my free yoga and senmo classes go . Thanks for listening!
info_outline #57 - Anyone can make Art / How to make your Dreams Come True / The Biz side of Art / Sarah Potter (8/9/17) 08/09/2017
#57 - Anyone can make Art / How to make your Dreams Come True / The Biz side of Art / Sarah Potter (8/9/17) Dubbed “The Good Witch of the Art World,” possesses a unique approach and philosophy to her work by intuitively assisting both new and seasoned collectors to connect with artwork to inspire their minds and nourish their spirits. We talk: How Sarah got into Art and her work The Biz side of owning an Art Business Creative expression and how anyone can be an artist Why being naive about your dreams can lead you to success Season of the Witch (Sarah's most recent Art exhibit) The importance of going for what you want Want a simple 15 Min Beginner's yoga class? Go
info_outline #56 - Healing Love Addiction and Codependency / Awakening self love / Christine Gutierrez (8/2/17) 08/02/2017
#56 - Healing Love Addiction and Codependency / Awakening self love / Christine Gutierrez (8/2/17) Christine Gutierrez is a leading Latina psychotherapist with a Masters in Human Behavior and Development. Her online hub features psychologically-savvy and soulful advice, articles, videos, private consultations, workshops, retreats (both live + virtual), radio appearances, and television projects.. We talk: What Love Addiction is and how to heal it Understanding Codependency Awakening Shakti Feminine Energy Meditation Masturbation (Yep! lt's a thing) What Sexuality and Sensuality have to do with self love (for women specifically) The Importance of Touch Play and touch parties (and being vulnerable enough to ask for that) The beauty of yearning for Love PS- We JUST launched a for the podcast! Check it out HERE for great rewards and support the show!!
info_outline #55 - Jennifer Sodini on Conscious Media / Plant Medicines for Spiritual Growth / Oracle Cards (7/26/17) 07/26/2017
#55 - Jennifer Sodini on Conscious Media / Plant Medicines for Spiritual Growth / Oracle Cards (7/26/17) is a creative and resourceful conscious media entrepreneur. She's the founder of a media platform dedicated to inspiring conscious evolution. We talk: Jennifer's Spiritual Journey Plant Medicines How Evolve and Ascend started and how she grew it to a highly successful blog How coming from a place of helping one another in business is a great growth strategy Marrying business, money, and positive intention to serve Jennifer's New Oracle Card Deck Money as a tool to Create things with Synchronicity as reminders for the spiritual journey PS- We JUST launched a for the podcast! Check it out HERE for great rewards and support the show!!
info_outline #54 - Kaytlin Bailey on the Courage to be who you are / Comedy / Sex work (7/19/17) 07/19/2017
#54 - Kaytlin Bailey on the Courage to be who you are / Comedy / Sex work (7/19/17) is a powerhouse woman who's one of my new favorite comedians. Her raw, playful, dirty sense of humor is provocative, fun, and contagious. We talk: Kaytlin's history in sex work Why owning our erotic power as women is important and related to creative expression Her most meaningful moments in sex work (two amazing stories) How we're both in new relationships and how exciting the honey moon phase is Kaytlin's favorite comedians How Kaytlin got into comedy Maintaining individuality while being in a relationship Her book she's writing and lots more! We JUST launched our Patreon Page! Check it out
info_outline #53 The Secrets in Your Sabotage / Beth Clayton 07/12/2017
#53 The Secrets in Your Sabotage / Beth Clayton Beth Clayton is a TedX speaker, a health and life coach, and owner of Soul Body Life. She helps open-hearted people form powerhouse relationships with their bodies. We cover: - Your body as an animal, and you being the caretaker of your body - Beth's story and her relationship with her body (and how she shifted it from a challenging relationship to one of LOVE) - Creating a new narrative (and learning to love) - Self-sabotage (and what it can teach us) - The secret reason why we self-sabotage, and what to do about it Find Beth at And access my (15 minutes) Thanks for being part of our community!
info_outline #52 - Master your inner game, relationships, and how hippies can learn to love making money with Jacob Sokol 07/06/2017
#52 - Master your inner game, relationships, and how hippies can learn to love making money with Jacob Sokol Master your inner game, relationships, and how hippies can learn to love making money with Jacob Sokol
info_outline #51 - Liyana Silver on Feminine Genius / The Provocative Path to Waking up and Turning on The Wisdom of Being a Woman (6/28/17) 06/28/2017
#51 - Liyana Silver on Feminine Genius / The Provocative Path to Waking up and Turning on The Wisdom of Being a Woman (6/28/17) Liyana Silver on Feminine Genius, The Provocative Path to Waking up and Turning on The Wisdom of Being a Woman
info_outline #50 - Five lessons from podcasting that you can apply to your own life / Guided Self Love Meditation / Ellie Aaron (6/14/17) 06/14/2017
#50 - Five lessons from podcasting that you can apply to your own life / Guided Self Love Meditation / Ellie Aaron (6/14/17) Five lessons from podcasting that you can apply to your own life, and a guided Self Love Meditation with Ellie Aaron
info_outline #49 - Get your Creative Juices flowing / Synchronicity / Balancing masculine and feminine energies / Noah Lampert 06/07/2017
#49 - Get your Creative Juices flowing / Synchronicity / Balancing masculine and feminine energies / Noah Lampert Get your Creative Juices flowing, Synchronicity, and Balancing masculine and feminine energies with Noah Lampert
info_outline #48 - Yoga Therapy for PTSD / Eating disorders / Finding joy in presence with former U.S. Intelligence officer Jeffrey Sargent 05/31/2017
#48 - Yoga Therapy for PTSD / Eating disorders / Finding joy in presence with former U.S. Intelligence officer Jeffrey Sargent Yoga Therapy for PTSD, eating disorders, and finding joy in presence with former U.S. Intelligence officer Jeffrey Sargent
info_outline #47 - My Life After Hate / How An Ex-White Supremacist changed his mind and heart / Arno Michaelis (5/24/17) 05/24/2017
#47 - My Life After Hate / How An Ex-White Supremacist changed his mind and heart / Arno Michaelis (5/24/17) My life after hate, how an ex-white supremacist changed his mind and heart with Arno Michaelis
info_outline #46 - Relaxtion practice for good sleep / peace / and instant serenity / led by Ellie Aaron 05/17/2017
#46 - Relaxtion practice for good sleep / peace / and instant serenity / led by Ellie Aaron A guided relaxation practice for good sleep, peace, and instant serenity led by Ellie Aaron
info_outline #45 - Being authentically you / Living in truth / Beyond Religion / Social Meditation / The Shambhala tradition / Seeing the future / Coincidences / Money and Spirituality / Shastri Nick Kranz (5/10/17) 05/10/2017
#45 - Being authentically you / Living in truth / Beyond Religion / Social Meditation / The Shambhala tradition / Seeing the future / Coincidences / Money and Spirituality / Shastri Nick Kranz (5/10/17) Being authentically you, Living in truth, Beyond Religion, Social Meditation, The Shambhala tradition, Seeing the future, Coincidences, Money and Spirituality with Shastri Nick Kranz
info_outline #44 - Chemda the queen of podcasting / Questioning everything / Releationships as mirros / Cancer being a teacher / Why fear never goes away and what we can do about it (5/3/17) 05/03/2017
#44 - Chemda the queen of podcasting / Questioning everything / Releationships as mirros / Cancer being a teacher / Why fear never goes away and what we can do about it (5/3/17) Chemda the queen of podcasting on questioning everything, Relationships as mirrors, Cancer being a teacher, Why fear never goes away in putting yourself out there and what to do about
info_outline #43 - How our family history effects our finances, health and relationships / how to kick ass in life / Natalie Berthold (4/26/17) 04/27/2017
#43 - How our family history effects our finances, health and relationships / how to kick ass in life / Natalie Berthold (4/26/17) How our family history effects our finances, health, and relationships, and how to kick ass in life with Natalie Berthold