Rank #1: Episode 9: Guided Chakra Meditation/Colour Breathing With Estelle Thomson
You are in for a treat! Estelle is gifting you her Guided Chakra Meditation Audio Meditation. Sit back, relax and meditate and breath consciously with the amplified magic of colours.
Dec 11 2019
Rank #2: Episode 6: Proud To Carry All The Women Behind Me with Jolene D'Eentremont
With over 14 years of experience as a Yoga Teacher and Certified Life and Breath Coach, Jolene D’Entremont delivers customized yoga and breath work practices. Jolene is such an earthy and nurturing human being. In this episode you will learn how yoga can be used to support postpartum depression and how Shadow Work and Holotropic breathing allows us to welcome all parts of us. Jolene's own experiences and commitment to self healing shines through this rich conversation.
As mentioned in this episode:
Her favourite art book: Kertész on Kertész - a photography book.
Her favourite podcast: Expanded with Lacy Philips.
Mar 13 2020
Rank #3: Episode 3: Start A Practice Of Loving & Looking With Estelle Thomson
For this special solo episode, Estelle instills in us one of yoga’s most fundamental teachings: all you need is what you have and all you have is what you need. She shares her own recovery story of being a perfectionist, how she’s wanted to filter, fix and hide her body and how the yogi’s and the SHE Quest path healed her. You will learn how owning your body is really owning your truth, that triggers need not be avoided, and finally that the body is the gateway to all the magic in this life. Expect poetry, one grounding technique and this week’s favourite mantra.
Oct 04 2019
Rank #4: Episode 5: Out Of Your Head And Into Your Roar with Estelle Thomson
This month Estelle explores and dives deep into the world of women, breath, protection and power. For many years now, Estelle has been working with Sacred Symbols, totems and visual imagery to access a deeper realm of knowledge when it comes to living a magic life. This episode focuses on the symbol of the Lioness; a stunning totem of protection, fierce self-love, huntress, confidence and conviction. In this episode you will learn Estelle’s “go-to 3” techniques to protect or clear her energy and stay in her Lioness ‘roar’.
Estelle connects the dots to the lioness with our inner lives, desires and dreams. The lioness is connected to protection, gold, the colour orange and sunlight.Estelle shares tools of self-preservation, tool kits for protection, grounding breathing exercises and much more!
Estelle’s hope with this episode is to encourage the listener to see that the world of symbol is rich with insights and messages and from this, you can generate a bank of tools where when you need protection, boundaries or simply clear the funk quickly enabling you to rise proudly in your Lioness energy.
Mar 10 2020
Rank #5: Episode 16: I am Worthy of Love with Vanessa Lindsay-Botten
What a moving episode! Proud founder of "You Gotta Sing" choir, Vanessa Lindsay-Botten speaks to us from the heart. In this episode, you will learn: Vanessa's #myshestory coming from a classical background of voice and the powerful turning point moment when everything changed. How to start a a singing or "humming" practice today. Vanessa's lesson in grief and powerful mantra: The Way is the Way. The scientific benefits to singing and so much more! Perhaps one of my favourite episode to dates.
Jan 17 2020
Rank #6: Episode 15: How to Free your Feminine Voice with Anne Bérubé PhD
Meet Anne Bérubé- a powerful spiritual teacher who has made it her life’s purpose to help individuals come back home to their heart and remember their soul’s calling. In this episode, enjoy Anne's personal story of reclaiming her feminine voice. We also speak of ways to reclaim the word "bitch", "moody", "spicy" , "inconvenient" and instead reframing it as: clear. Anne is a brilliant speaker & author who offers wisdom and deep knowledge and how to stand in your shakiness and voice your desires. In that way, living your most creative life.
Jan 17 2020
Rank #7: Episode 14: Saraswati, who? Waking our Feminine Voices: Self-Expression as Medicine
This month we explore and dive deep in the world of our voices, self-expression, insights and inspiration. For Estelle, that means going beyond seeing our voices or self- expression has just the words that comes out of our mouths and seeing the big full spectrum picture of our communicative style. In this episode, you’ll learn Estelle’s life-shifting experience which change the course of her yoga teaching, her own Saraswati Initiation. You’ll learn about the goddess Saraswati and how can she help you with insights, inspiration and living creative way of life. My hope is this, That through this podcast and our guests this month you start seeing that the necessity of self-expression and find new ways to communicate confidently who YOU are.
Jan 15 2020
Rank #8: Episode 13: Grief, Surfing, and Loving You: Meet Estelle's husband!!
Scott Thomson is Estelle’s very private husband who finally agreed to be on the show. In this episode, Scott and Estelle candidly speaks about losing their second son Tommy unexpectedly 5 years ago and most recently Scott sister Hannah to cancer. How we were (and are) able to go through arduous time as a couple and things they do as a couple to stay close. Scott speaks of his relationship to surfing and boat- building and how perhaps he’s been able to find solace through grief in both these passions. A short but powerful episode…enjoy!
Dec 24 2019
Rank #9: Episode 12: Nature, Design and Best Friends: How to Work Together and Still be Besties with Sarah Fisher
Sarah or “Fisher” is farmer by day and Estelle’s graphic designer, website builder, Retreat Assistant by night - but most importantly she is Estelle’s best friend. In this episode, learn how Fisher and Estelle are friends and still able to work together. Lots of stories, laughter and talk on each other strengths and weaknesses. How ‘talking-it-out” helps them with their fears. A beautiful, personal episode, where Fisher’s relationship to nature is highlighted as helping her find peace and nourishment.
Dec 24 2019
Rank #10: Episode 11: The Future of Leadership with Alexi Drouin: Meet Estelle’s brother!!
Alexi is an innovative educator and director who creatively leads teams of administrators, experts, and professionals to always strive to live their best life. In this episode, get to know Estelle’s little bro. Together they dived deep into what leadership looks like in today’s world? They also went into the almost never spoken super taboo eye-opening and really heart breaking idea that family ISN’T everything (yes, Estelle talks about this with her own brother!!). Also, the bizarre and symbolic story of how he suffered sudden earring loss to wake up to the fact that he wasn’t listening to his own inner voice. Ultimately his slow healing process and the recovery reclaiming his hearing and speaking his truth. But I think what’s most moving about this conversation was his « lead by example » motto and that micro things matters.
Dec 24 2019
Rank #11: Episode 10: Dr. Paul is in the house: Meet Estelle’s DAD!
It’s in this really, really special episode that Estelle introduces us to her Dad! Dr Paul is an acclaimed Doctor, Author, Holistic Medicine Guru and President of Quantum University. In this episode, learn the unorthodox way in which Estelle grew up. Dr Paul’s "HE" story and how his meditation practice is the 'spine' on which everything else that his life is built upon. He discusses how nature is grounding and helps him tap to his inner wild, and how the structure and geometry of crystals can amplify your meditation experience. Finally, how creativity is EVERYTHING. A must-listen SHE ( HE ) Quest podcast episode. Enjoy!
Dec 24 2019
Rank #12: Episode 5: I Feel it All, I Feel it All! with Estelle Thomson
How can we feel whole when many of us feel disembodied? How can we engage with the world the way our bodies we’re meant to engage with the world? In this short episode, Estelle wanted to rekindle the body conversation from Season 1 and speaks on her “feeling it all” philosophy and how to engage with all our parts. In this episode, we discuss why Descartes “I think therefore I am” famous saying doesn’t work anymore. Learn simple awareness techniques to build resilience and never feel highjacked by life circumstance.BONUS: meet Edgar & Victor: Estelle’s studio dogs and faithful companions.
Dec 05 2019
Rank #13: Episode 4: Heal & Thrive: What’s Creativity have to do with your Period?
The answer to that podcast title is: everything! In this episode -Leilani Navar - a Chinese medicine practitioner, Fertility Awareness Educator, and dream-worker teaches us about the relationships between creativity and our periods. Estelle even has her own ‘a-ha moment’ with this one! Leilani dives into dreamwork and the pattern of our menstrual inner seasons pertaining to Chinese medicine. In addition, the power of writing down your dreams and the importance of making time for soul. This podcast is full of discoveries and insights.
Dec 05 2019
Rank #14: Episode 2: Got Stress? Get Rid of Fear And Become Resilient to Stress with Dr. Cassandra Connolly
Dr. Cassandra Connolly is well-versed in women menstrual health pertaining to anxiety, nutrition and menopause. This episode is like “Science 101” and a wealth of knowledge pertaining to stress management, nutrition, hormones, emotional states and how it plays a crucial role in our monthly flows. Dr. Cassandra educates us in calming down and becoming resilient to stress; she answers what causes menstrual cramps, what we should and shouldn’t eat during our period and more! This episode reinforces the idea that your period is magic, that education and self-awareness is paramount and her “report card” analogy is a force to be reckon with.
Nov 26 2019
Rank #15: Episode 1: How Your Period can be Magic with Estelle Thomson
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Books noted are:
Rise Sister Rise by Rebecca Campbell ( our Book Club pick of the month)
Join the SHE Quest Community!!
Nov 19 2019