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Live Different Podcast

Discover Your Transformative Superpower with Luz Garcia

By
Eric Aguirre
on
May 15, 2018

In this episode of the Live Different Podcast we talk all things yoga and travel with U30X Yoga Teacher, Luz Garcia.

The Guest

Luz Garcia is a 1,500 hour registered yoga teacher and Chilean native. To put that in perspective, a certified Yoga teacher only needs 200 hours.

She teaches an energetic Vinyasa Flow using props and alignment cues to take your yoga to the next level.

She has 14 years of yoga studies that consist of Yoga Works Method, Vinyasa Flow, Yoga Shala Method, Restorative, and Prenatal.

She is also a certified reflexologist, colon hydro therapist, and aromatherapist.

The Episode

Have you ever combined adventure and yoga? In this episode, Matt and Luz speak about their journey with the transformative powers of yoga and travel.

Luz is driven by the philosophy that we are students forever and we need to continue learning everyday. This philosophy has fueled her to perfect her craft.  

Luz battled against depression and anxiety when she was younger. Through yoga she was able to heal and better understand herself. She literally credits yoga as being a lifesaver for her.

We nerd out about everything yoga, walk through the basics, as well as dive into the more advanced concepts.

Whether you’re a seasoned yogi, or just thinking about getting started, this episode will help you recognize how practice on the mat can translate over to real life situations.

Finally, we speak about how combining travel and yoga will help you discover a transformative superpower to conquer fear and resistance.

Topics Covered

  • Why Luz dedicated 1500 hours toward her Yoga certification
  • What to look for in a yoga teacher
  • The connection between spirituality and yoga
  • How to take your yoga practice to the next level
  • How yoga starts in the physical body and how it connects to your mind
  • The importance of breathing techniques and yoga
  • Defining yoga
  • What mindfulness really means
  • The transformative power of travel and yoga
  • Defining resistance
  • Luz’s story with yoga
  • Yoga Retreat in Peru

Quotes from the Episode

“A way to really connect and embody my body was through yoga.”
“Yoga is not about how good you do a handstand, it’s about how good you love and connect to yourself.”
“Yoga teaches us to be present with our bodies and present with ourselves.”
“The [yoga] mat is like a small version of life.”
“Yoga has been the best teacher for me.”
“I started doing yoga to connect with the love that I didn’t have for myself.”

Ready to learn more from Luz and Matt? Join them for yoga and adventure in Machu Picchu July 22-28, 2018.

Resources

https://www.under30experiences.com/trips/yoga-in-peru

https://www.instagram.com/luzyogageek/

 

Listen in Now, and discover your transformative superpower!

You can get this episode directly to your iPhone on iTunes, your Android on Stitcher, or on Soundcloud.

Eric Aguirre
I'm Eric, I aim to inspire and lead fellow and future thought-provoking leaders around the world. I love geeking out on Personal Development and strive to make myself and the world around me a better place. You can find my published books and articles at erichristian.com

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