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International yoga leader and creator of MVL Yoga, Lara Heimann, investigates the modern evolution of yoga from her background in physical therapy and neurodevelopmental treatment. She passionately explores the core values of her groundbreaking yoga method: kindness to ourselves and others, compassion for all beings, finding the best way through inquiry, the courage to change, discipline to grow, and taking a stand for what we believe in.

International yoga leader and creator of MVL Yoga, Lara Heimann, investigates the modern evolution of yoga from her background in physical therapy and neurodevelopmental treatment. She passionately explores the core values of her groundbreaking yoga method: kindness to ourselves and others, compassion for all beings, finding the best way through inquiry, the courage to change, discipline to grow, and taking a stand for what we believe in.
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International yoga leader and creator of MVL Yoga, Lara Heimann, investigates the modern evolution of yoga from her background in physical therapy and neurodevelopmental treatment. She passionately explores the core values of her groundbreaking yoga method: kindness to ourselves and others, compassion for all beings, finding the best way through inquiry, the courage to change, discipline to grow, and taking a stand for what we believe in.

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English


Episodes

088 | Productivity, Eating Habits, and Owning a Business

5/24/2019
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I get a lot of questions from listeners, yoga teachers, and followers I have on social media quite often, so I wanted to take today to answer a few of them. My hope is that in answering these on my podcast, will help someone else as well! To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: movementbylara.com Resources: Check out:movementbylara.comInstagram:@lara.heimannFacebook:facebook.com/movementbylaraToday’s episode is sponsored my LYT Daily online yoga classes. This is an...

Duration:00:30:47

087 | Yoga Talk | with Adell Bridges

5/22/2019
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Today I am sitting down with Adell Bridges, an amazing world traveling yoga teacher and health coach. It is Adell’s passion to share just how powerful and healing yoga can be for everyone! In our conversation today, Adell shares her journey into yoga and what it’s taught her, and how her teachings have led her to start her brand new yoga program. The two of us also dive into the importance of grasping life everyday because life is short, and what that looks like for us– plus much more! To...

Duration:00:50:10

086 | Life Lessons from My Teenage Daughter

5/20/2019
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In today’s solo episode with me, I’m sharing some beautiful advice that my teenage daughter offered me when I asked her what I should share on the podcast. My daughter’s response actually shocked me; she said that I should talk about limiting children’s access to electronic devices. Listen in as I share why I do feel that this is an important topic to dive into, and what I learned from this moment with my daughter. To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit:...

Duration:00:15:30

085 | Be More Generous

5/17/2019
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Today’s podcast is about sharing information! A friend of mine recently wrote a post about feeling unwelcome in the yoga community upon completing her yoga teacher training, and it really made me think about the why behind withholding information from one another. Today we’re going to explore this idea, and how we can overcome it to move forward and help others out along the way. To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: movementbylara.com Resources: Check...

Duration:00:14:37

084 | Make A Personal Investment

5/15/2019
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Investing is an interesting concept in that most people think of finances when they say they are making a personal investment, but there are so many other outlets and areas of life to make investments in! Your health, wellbeing, career, and personal aspirations all have their own investments as well. In today’s episode, I’m going to share why I believe it is so important to become better at making personal investments in all aspects of your life. To learn more, and for the complete show...

Duration:00:23:55

083 | Yoga Poses I Don’t Teach

5/13/2019
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Today’s episode is dedicated to sharing the poses in yoga that I do not teach or practice. People are constantly asking me why I don’t practice or teach certain yoga poses, and I wanted to speak to that today, and offer my rationale behind my why. To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: movementbylara.com Resources: Check out:movementbylara.comInstagram:@lara.heimannFacebook:facebook.com/movementbylaraToday’s episode is sponsored my LYT Daily online yoga classes. This...

Duration:00:28:29

082 | Why Eccentrics are Important in Movement

5/10/2019
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Today’s podcast episode is all about effective movement strategies! Eccentric training allows you to go deeper into your muscle movement, and I am a fan of the results that it offers. Whatever your movement preference is, in today’s episode I will be providing different recommendations for adding in movement patterns and techniques that will encourage a better movement practice all around. To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: movementbylara.com Resources: Check...

Duration:00:22:23

81 | Stop Being Sedentary

5/8/2019
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Today’s topic is one that has been on my mind for quite some time now: why are we sitting so much? Why is it that we wait until something very drastic happens before we begin to want to do something about it? In the last decade there’s been a lot of attention given to the frightening fact that we are sitting now more than ever, and sitting is taking years off of our life expectancy. Today’s episode is not intended to scare you, but to help you be more informed about this epidemic, and to...

Duration:00:27:35

80 | Moving Through Grief with Mark Heimann

5/6/2019
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Today is a special episode featuring my husband, Mark! Mark and I are diving into a topic that doesn’t seem to be discussed often: grief. In our conversation today, Mark and I talk about the different layers of grief, and share our own experiences with it as well. Grief is a complex word and feeling, we hope that today’s episode helps you in dealing with and understanding grief. To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: movementbylara.com Resources: Check...

Duration:00:34:00

079 | Mindful Eating

5/3/2019
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Today I am talking about mindful eating in the sense of what mindful actually means, which is to bring awareness toward something. As a yoga teacher and lover of movement, plus a background in physical therapy, I do receive a lot of questions regarding nutrition and eating. Though I am not a nutritionist, I do love studying it and talking about it, and that’s just what I’ll be sharing today! To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: movementbylara.com Resources: Check...

Duration:00:35:58

078 | Q&A With Lara

5/1/2019
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I get a lot of questions from listeners, yoga teachers, and followers I have on social media quite often, so I wanted to take today to answer a few of them. My hope is that in answering these on my podcast, will help someone else as well! To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: movementbylara.com Resources: Check out:movementbylara.comInstagram:@lara.heimannFacebook:facebook.com/movementbylaraToday’s episode is sponsored my LYT Daily online yoga classes. This is an...

Duration:00:24:34

077 | How to Stay Sane When You’re Injured

4/29/2019
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Today’s solo episode is short and sweet! I’m offering a few tips on how to maintain sanity while you’re out of movement commission due to an injury. I get this question a lot, whether the injury is through overuse or an accident. When a routine includes movement, but something happens that restricts that, it can be a really difficult time. It is my hope that today’s episode provides you help on navigating this pause in movement for you! To learn more, and for the complete show notes,...

Duration:00:13:09

076 | How to Help Ease Anxiety

4/26/2019
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In today’s podcast episode, I’m talking about the number one factor that affects young people today: anxiety. I recently went to a lecture where the main topic was anxiety and its prevalence, and what I learned was really upsetting. Because of my findings, I wanted to take today’s episode to share ways in order to ease anxiety, and if you are struggling, know that it is okay to seek help. To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: movementbylara.com Resources: Check...

Duration:00:22:07

75| Anatomy of Breath to Breathe Better

4/24/2019
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Today’s podcast episode is all about moving better through your breath! Breathing is essential for our life, and breathing is going to happen regardless of if we pay attention to it or not, so why not make shifts to breathe better? In the episode today, I’m sharing simple anatomy so that you understand how breathing takes place, and also ways that you can breathe better in and out of your movement practice. To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit:...

Duration:00:19:07

74 | Tips for the Foot & Knee, helping with Plantar Fasciitis | with John Frank

4/22/2019
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I’m so excited for today’s episode because my brother, John Frank, is back on the podcast! John and I are sharing tips for the foot and knees, as well as ways to help with plantar fasciitis. The foot is always a much asked about topic within the community, and John has so much knowledge– this episode is sure to help you in your better movement patterns! To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: movementbylara.com Resources: Check...

Duration:00:43:10

73 | Tips For A Functional Core

4/19/2019
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We talk about finding smarter and safer movement patterns on my podcast and platforms daily, but for today I am speaking fully from my physical therapy perspective. I’ll be speaking about how to use the core correctly, from the PT perspective of just what the purpose of the core is for. To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: movementbylara.com Resources: Check out:movementbylara.comInstagram:@lara.heimannFacebook:facebook.com/movementbylaraOnline LYT Daily yoga classes...

Duration:00:21:25

72 | Hypermobility Alert

4/17/2019
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Today’s solo episode is all about how to use core stability when you are hypermobile. Hypermobile people may fill a small category, but they will actually suffer more injuries in yoga due to their bigger ranges of motion within their movement practices. Being bendy in yoga is beautiful, just as any practice is, but without proper attention and care, those with hypermobility can suffer great injury. To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit:...

Duration:00:16:34

71 | Q&A with Lara

4/15/2019
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I get a lot of questions from listeners, yoga teachers, and followers I have on social media quite often, so I wanted to take today to answer a few of them. My hope is that in answering these on my podcast, this helps someone else as well! To learn more, visit: movementbylara.com Resources: Check out:movementbylara.comInstagram:@lara.heimannFacebook:facebook.com/movementbylaraOnline LYT Daily yoga classes with Lara:movementbylara.vhx.tvToday’s episode is sponsored my LYT Daily online...

Duration:00:29:31

70 | Create Confidence

4/12/2019
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We know that confidence is key for having a more successful life, but creating that confidence can seem a little daunting. In today’s episode, I’m sharing the reason I believe confidence is vital to a full life, and the ways that I create confidence in my life. To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: movementbylara.com/podcast Resources: Check out:movementbylara.comInstagram:@lara.heimannFacebook:facebook.com/movementbylaraOnline LYT Daily yoga classes with...

Duration:00:21:45

69 | Don’t Be A Stagnant Pond

4/10/2019
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Today’s episode is all about movement. Surprise! I’m using the concept of stagnant waters to really show you that it teaches us about our own body. As you know, water that has been sitting for awhile can begin to not smell well, and even begin to grow things in it– this is very much like our own body. Over 70% of our body is water, and you can see how that shows stagnancy is something we can have within us as well. To learn more, visit: movementbylara.com Resources: Rebounder...

Duration:00:19:37