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Meghan Johnston

6 Podcast Episodes

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Episode 12: Radical Rest with Guest Meghan Johnston

Beyond Yoga Teacher Training

In this episode of The BEYOND YOGA TEACHER TRAINING Podcast, Sandy has a conversation with Meghan Johnston about the radical concept of rest and how it applies to our lives and within our yoga practice. Meghan Johnston helps creative people find simple and effective ways to weave heart-centered wellness practices into their daily rhythms so that they can shine brighter. She hosts a weekly podcast exploring mindful living (With Heart And Wonder), shares her deep passion for the transformative power of rest in her online program Radical Rest Rhythms, and works with a variety of companies and health organizations to provide dynamic programming on mental health and wellness.  Her work is fueled by over 10 years of teaching Yoga & Meditation with a specialization in restorative yoga, the nervous system, and yoga for mental health. Meghan is deeply passionate about creating spaces that support others in connecting to their hearts, and all the wisdom that lives within. www.meghanjohnston.com IG: @meghanljohnston  Podcast: With Heart and Wonder--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sandy-raper/support


19 Jan 2021

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Episode 62 | How This Yoga Teacher + Wellness Expert Launched her First Online Course (and tripled her sales goal), with Meghan Johnston

The Passive Project

In today’s episode I’m sitting down with Meghan Johnston - a Yoga Teacher and Wellness expert from Ottawa, Canada. Meghan has been a yoga teacher for 10 years and entrepreneur for the last two years, but hadn’t ever launched an online course. When the pandemic hit and yoga studios were being closed all over town, she knew this was her moment to tap into the online space. After enrolling in my program, Course Creator School, Meghan created and launched her first program - Radical Rest Rhythms. And she tripled her sales goals.Tune in to today’s show to hear how she did it, the surprising thing she did during her launch that everyone tells you NOT to do, and more about how she developed her program. Let’s roll the tape!Want to see more of Meghan?Attend her free workshopVisit her websiteCatch her on Instagram and FacebookFreebie of the week: How to launch an online courseRegister for my free masterclass to learn all about how you can launch an online course AND make sales before you even have the course created!Register for it it here!Don't forget to subscribe and review the podcast if you like what you hear: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-passive-project/id1470482672I love sending out emails to my peeps with helpful tips, inspiration, and free stuff I create and use in my own business. If you’re already on my list, you’ll see that I’ll also be sure to alert you to the new episodes as they come out. If you aren’t already on my email list, well babe… what are you waiting for? I can’t wait to be BFFs with you and learn more about your business and goals and life.So make sure to get your cute butt over there. You can head to: https://gemmabonhamcarter.com/bestiesMake sure you go ahead and forward it to your biz BFF. Leave a review on iTunes. Share it on your instagram and tag me. I would give you some major online love for that.Support the show (https://thesweetestdigs.lpages.co/pp-webinar/)


2 Nov 2020

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56. Meghan Johnston is a big kid

Emotional Investigations

In our first interview of the year, we are joined by fellow big kid MEGHAN JOHNSTON.  Check out Meghan's Podcast out With Heart And Wonder and all of her links in the full shownotes.  Visit them here --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/emotionalinvestigations/message


9 Apr 2020

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34: Meghan Johnston - Your Brain and Nervous System on Restorative Yoga

The Yoga Addiction

In this episode, we interview Meghan Johnston about the power of restorative yoga. Meghan talks about her experience with burnout and how it led her to find restorative yoga for a personal healing practice and also how she sought out several trainings in restorative yoga, the nervous system, and brain health. We discuss how restorative yoga and the relaxation response is the gateway to recovery with respect to all our body's systems. If you are interested in the link between science and how yoga works its magic, this episode is worth a listen. // IN THIS EPISODE // Meghan tells us about how she started up with yoga and her journey with restorative yoga (2:06) About Meghan's restorative trainings, including Tiffany Cruikshank's Yoga Medicine's Nervous System training (11:02) Tapping into the power of the nervous system for healing (12:42) How does trauma manifest and accumulate in the body (17:13) We Require a degree of stress to get out of bed in the morning (20:03) Meghan's interest in the koshas (sheaths of the spiritual body) (21:55) If we aren't paying attention to the signs then the signs are going to become louder (23:00) Visiting our parasympathetic nervous system regularly through pranayama (25:19) Meghan's favorite way to start a class (touch + breath) (31:38) The Love Your Brain Program meditation on colours and breath (34:47) How community may be more important to healing than the actual poses (38:10) Music and other sensory inputs within a restorative class (41:35) Times of day for practicing restorative yoga, in the afternoon lull or right before bed, right after getting home from work (52:28) Heart rate variability and restorative yoga (54:30) Yoga can help in re-patterning the brain from a bottom-up and top-down approach (1:01:00) Victor Frankl quote - “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” (1:06:00) // RESOURCES & LINKS // Meghan Johnston's Website Meghan Johnston's Instagram Andrea Peloso Website Yoga Medicine Nervous System and Restorative Yoga Amy Sedgewick with Yoga Medicine Love your Brain Program Yoga Addiction Episode with Aisha Fakhro (Episode 27) Book - Buddha's Brain by Rick Hanson Insight Timer App for Restorative Poses Follow us on Instagram @natandsandyyoga Rad Roller - The myofascial release tools we use every day DISCOUNT - 10% off all Wanderlust Regular Admission Events for 2019 Sign Up for our Monthly Newsletter

1hr 14mins

25 Sep 2019

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DPC Peace of Mind - A Patient Story

Healthcare Americana

Meghan Johnston, a home designer from Richmond, Virginia, knew about direct primary care for a few years but it wasn't until the birth of her first child that she truly appreciated the benefits. Since her son was born, Meghan has had to use her DPC doctor for emergencies, questions and even peace of mind.Support the show (https://healthcareamericana.com/sponsors/)


16 Sep 2019

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Episode 33 - Your Body is Stressed — Here’s How to Find More REST! with Meghan Johnston

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“It’s not magic, it’s science. But it feels really magical that I can affect my mood and what’s happening in my body by breathing differently…” Meghan Johnston is passionate about living a healthy, holistic lifestyle that fills her soul not just physically, but mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Meghan is also a certified yoga instructor with a MASSIVE knowledge of the inner workings of the body and mind. I’ve been picking up insightful nuggets in her 8:20pm yin yoga class for the last year or so, but this episode is a concentrated dose designed to help fill in some of the gaps in your knowledge of mindset, meditation, and the physical effects of stillness and rest. -----------------Learn more about my 1:1 coaching program: www.coaching.laurakelly.co WEB: www.laurakelly.coINSTA: www.instagram.com/laurakelly.co Take my FREE Masterclass for small business owners: www.writeyourcopy.laurakelly.co If you loved this episode please share it on your stories and tag me @laurakelly.co! I love to see which episodes resonate with you and it helps to spread the word more than you know, xo

1hr 5mins

18 Apr 2019