Melanie is a meditation teacher, musician and peace activist. Her podcast, Shakti Hour on the Be Here Now Network represents her ambition to connect people with the wisdom of the divine feminine.
Musician, Deva Premal, has a conversation with Melanie about Deva's music, her spiritual path, and making space for what brings us joy.
German-born vocalist and classically trained musician Deva Premal is best known for her work in the field of new age music, specifically, her unique brand of chanted Hindu mantras over contemporary musical stylings provided by life partner and collaborator, Miten.
Sound therapy practitioner, Sara Auster, visits Shakti Hour to talk about listening as a meditative practice.
Sara Auster is a certified Sound Therapy Practitioner and meditation teacher based in New York City. Using holistic approaches to healing with the transformative power of music and sound, she has been a driving force in bringing sound meditation and sound therapy to contemporary culture.
Melanie is joined by author and yoga instructor Bobby Clannell to discuss her powerful work with Iyengar yoga.
Bobby Clennell is a yoga teacher and long-time student of B.K.S. Iyengar (author of the classic book, Light on Yoga), and his children, Geeta S. Iyengar and Prashant Iyengar. She and Melanie talk about Iyengar and what his style of yoga has to offer students.
Melanie is joined by Lama Tsultim Allione to talk about the role of women in Buddhism.
Lama Tsultrim shares her journey and the path that opened her up to Buddhist practice.
Vinyasa Flow instructor, Jo Tastula, sits down with Melanie for a conversation around practice, finding the heart space and the Divine Feminine.
Melanie is joined by yoga instructor and author, Susanna Harwood Rubin, for a conversation around finding our own path in both spiritual practice and life.
Author, Terry Tempest Williams, visits the Shakti Hour podcast for a conversation around wilderness, spirit, sacred rage and authentic power.
Mirabai Starr visits the Shakti Hour podcast to talk about the transformative power of heartbreak and loss.
Julia Graves joins Melanie for a conversation around integrating plant medicine with our spiritual practice.
Melanie shares a conversation with Lakshmi and Maegan from Hanuman Gardens.
Maegan and Lakshmi share their individual stories of how they came to Bhakti yoga, Ram Dass and Neem Karoli Baba. They discuss their vision and inspiration behind Hanuman Gardens, as well as the love and devotion that fuels the entire operation.