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Chris Girdis and Krishana Clark run The Lifestyle Center in Raleigh, a very non-traditional chiropractic practice.
Using Network Spinal Analysis and Somatic Respiratory Integration (both terms are explained during the interview), they help their clients reconnect with their bodies to lessen or even get rid of physical and emotional pain.
Turns out when we become more aware of our bodily sensations and learn how to deal with them through appropriate breathwork, lots of other things start falling into place, including better eating, more exercise, and general lifestyle improvements.
Chris and Krishana dropped by my office to talk about their work. Krishana turns out to be the silent type, at least in front of a microphone, but her energy and spirit are definitely part of the the conversation.
Daran Wallman is an intuitive healer, teacher, and practitioner of the sacred art of being a really good human being.
His warmth, generosity, and passion were evident the minute we met outside my office, and they shined during our interview.
We talk mostly about the healing properties of sound, and why most of us have so much trouble expressing the music within us.
Plus, he gives us a short didgeridoo concert toward the end of the interview. Enjoy, and feel the healing power of sound.
Suzanne Ballentyne is a life coach, yoga and meditation instructor, wellness coach, and meditation retreat leader. She weaves these many strands together in a thoughtful and soulful way, as I discovered when I had the privilege of interviewing her for Well Talk.
We talked about good eating, good thinking, good moving, and good not-moving.
The importance of community in supporting individual health and wellbeing.
And how to slow down and take time for important things in a “drive-thru” world.
And how to introduce ourselves to meditation and self-awareness in a gentle, titrated way, rather than a “Boot Camp” experience.
SimplyPractice.net – Suzanne's website
Changeology – a book popularizing James Prochaska's Trans Theoretical Model (which Suzanne spoke about a couple of times)