There is incredible wisdom at the intersection of yoga and spiritual practice, indigenous people and traditions, and the matriarchy, and this is where we find today’s guest living her purpose and impacting her community and the world at large:...
There is incredible wisdom at the intersection of yoga and spiritual practice, indigenous people and traditions, and the matriarchy, and this is where we find today’s guest living her purpose and impacting her community and the world at large: Shayla Stonechild. Shayla joins us to talk about:
There is SO much amazing info here, you do NOT want to miss this episode!
If you’d like to support the Matriarch Movement or indigenous people in Canada in general, Shayla suggests you educate yourself on the 94 Calls to Action by the Truth and Reconciliation report, and the 231 Calls for Justice. And she recommends that you get your hands on Sacred Instructions by Sherri Mitchell (https://amzn.to/3GqRseJ) and Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza (https://amzn.to/3flKb40).
About Shayla Stonechild
As a Mètis and Nehiyaw Iskwew (Plains Cree Woman) from Muscowpetung First Nations, Shayla Oulette Stonechild has always been a catalyst for Indigenous youth and women unlocking their full potential and reclaiming their voices. There is a powerful shift happening in humanity right now and Shayla believes the arts, meditation, movement and reclaiming an Indigenous worldview all play apart in amplifying voices to bring upon much needed change.
Shayla is on the forefront of Indigenous women's wellness and in March 2021, she became the first Indigenous woman to be on the cover of “Yoga Journal” magazine across Canada and the United States. She has recently wrapped Season 3 of APTN’s “Red Earth Uncovered”. Additionally, she is a trauma informed yoga instructor at "CMMN GRND" with over 500+ yoga teacher training hours and has been named internationally as one of the Top “20 Yoga Instructors of Color to Watch in 2020”. She is also a part of Vancouver's Diversity and Inclusion committee with Lululemon. And she is the founder of the “Matriarch Movement', a non-profit organization dedicated to highlighting Indigenous voices and providing wellness workshops to BIPOC women across Canada.
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