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Created by: Alyssa Alvarez

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Alyssa is a 24-year-old spiritual boss babe sharing her love & light in the virtual space. Coming from creating beauty tutorials in 2015, she's no stranger to content creation. Upon her spiritual introduction, she world of wellness & personal development encouraged her to create Aura Awakening. A community for healing, self growth & movement. Hangout while she shares her greatest takeaways along the journey.

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Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this episode with the talented asf Nick Moore-Perez, owner of Alchemy Color Lab in Royal Oak Michigan. In this episode we discuss Nick’s journey getting into the world of beauty at a young age. The importance of education in the salon industry & Alchemy’s mission to train new artists. […]

Episode 94 – Nick Moore-Perez: Respecting your craft as an artist in the salon industry, finding confidence and balance in entrepreneurship & making your mark in Metro Detroit through Drag for charity

Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this spontaneous solocast where I reflect on my gratitude for my struggles & trusting in the divine timing, always! Show some love for this episode’s sponsor, Sister Stone and her upcoming Earth Rooted Leadership Intensive October 2nd-4th in Manchester, Michigan.This program is guided by Shayna Gladstone aka Sister […]

Episode 93 – BONUS! Solocast – Finding gratitude in the process & not wishing your struggles away

Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this episode with the freaking awesome LL! In this episode we discuss Lauren’s yoga journey beginning with her struggles of Rheumatoid arthritis. The importance of living your truth and doing the shadow work in leadership roles. The hustle of teaching yoga full time & cutting open wounds to […]

Episode 92: Lauren Laudani: Beginning again, following your Dharma as a teacher, finding balance in your messaging & the hustle of teaching yoga as a full time career

Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this episode with the lovely ShaDarian! In this episode we discuss ShaDarian’s experience growing up as an athlete and her time living in upstate New York, discovering yoga in college. Details about what it’s like teaching yoga to large groups of people for special events. The intention behind ‘remembering […]

Episode 91 – ShaDarian Corona-green: Practicing the yogic lifestyle off the mat, healing from childhood trauma through fun and movement & the intention behind ‘Remembering Where Home Is’

Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this episode with the expansive Carla Samson! In this episode we discuss Carla’s past experience ‘sleep-waling through life’ & suffering from lyme disease. The reflections of journeying the world to seek healing & awakening for herself and the collective. Learning more about Carla’s coaching method, the process of bringing your […]

Episode 90 – Carla Samson: Traveling the world to awaken your healing powers, becoming Tridoshic to find balance in your business, allowing the magic of your soul’s essence to shine through branding

Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this episode with medicine woman Leah aka Hael Karma! In this episode we discuss Leah’s experience in suffering from asthma & anxiety from a young age. Her story of finding ritual in meditation by stumbling on a book by Sadhguru. The unpacking Leah’s personal traumas, honoring the non-linear path […]

Episode 89 – Leah Scott: Working with the shadow to heal yourself + others through plant medicine, overcoming imposter syndrome & reflecting on the non-linear spiritual path

Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this episode with the nurturing Maya Biggs! In this episode we discuss Maya’s experience in feeling the call to take the leap to take the 200hr yoga teacher training. How Maya got into yoga as she was seeking a deeper exercise experience and community. Mindful lessons of avoiding expectation […]

Episode 88 – Maya Biggs: Allowing community to support your healing journey, stepping into the role of a teacher after 200hr YTT & raising awareness for Lupus

Hi hi! Welcome to the Aura Awakening Portal ~ My name is Alyssa and I’ve been creating content online since 2015. Throughout this time I’ve learned a lot about the different online platforms that we use to share & maybe even build an empire. I’ve also learned that there’s so many options, overwhelming choices and […]

Online Platforms for Creative Entrepreneurs

Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this episode with the embodied lovely soul, Brialle! In this episode we discuss Brialle’s journey through college burn out and following her desire to experience van life traveling. We also dive into the chakras & chat about how we can heal our energy centers through food, movement and reflection. Growing […]

Episode 87 – Brialle Ringer: Eating the rainbow to heal our chakras, ending burnout to discover soul alignment, & creating the Black Women’s Healing Fund to offer accessible trauma informed holistic healing

Hey lovely souls!! I hope you enjoyed this solocast where I share about my life experiences over the past few months and how they inspired me to create my new coaching program, Actionable Alchemy! This program is for you if: You are having a hard time taking action on your passion projects You are struggling […]

Episode 86 – Solocast: All things Actionable Alchemy

Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this episode with the awesome David Sherban! In this episode we discuss David’s journey into fitness after being a dancer for years. The ways of cultivating community for Trvfit while in quarantine. David’s tips for maintaining inspiration & creativity as a media director and why we should put our motivation into our […]

Episode 85 – David Sherban: Finding your motivation in values rather than goals, maintaining creativity + community through quarantine and how fitness brings people together at TrvFit

Hi friends! Welcome to the portal! I wanted to share about something that is apart of my daily life ~ yoga clothes! Haha, I am always in activewear because let’s get real, it’s super comfortable! I was first introduced to Wolven from a beautiful human named Sahara Rose, and a few days later I saw […]

All about Wolven ~ a sustainable clothing company

Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this episode with the intuitive AF Aaron Eschenburg! In this episode we discus Aaron’s journey of being a pioneer in the spirituality and healing world over the past 16 years and How he discovered his dharma through a traumatic experience. We chat about the science of sound healing & astrology and strengthening […]

Episode 84 – Aaron Eschenburg: Immersing yourself into holistic healing after a traumatic experience, allowing astrology to be an anchor in uncertain times + the importance of a daily spiritual practice

Hey lovely souls!! I wanted to create an accessible place on the Portal where I share my collaborations with other podcasts. It has been an honor and pleasure to be featured on so many incredible shows! If you know anything about me, you know that I love to share my story and insights. Special thanks […]

Podcasts I’ve had the honor of being a guest on

Hello hello + welcome to the Aura Awakening Portal! If we’re just meeting, my name is Alyssa and I am a holistic life coach. I’m inspired to write this blog post today about some of the differences between the practices of coaching and therapy. To preface, this is coming from a professional life coach who […]

Some differences between coaching and therapy

Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this episode with the wonderful Justin True! In this episode we discuss Justin’s journey in following his dharma as a Shamanic Practitioner + conscious hip-hop artist. He shares what to expect from a shamanic healing journey at The Alchemy Home and about building this spiritual empire with his soulmate, Rachel. We also tap […]

Episode 83 – Justin True: Spiritual leadership in the new paradigm, tapping into your divine feminine + masculine energies and all about The Alchemy Home

Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this episode with the awesome Brandon Gugala! In this episode we discuss Brandon’s powerful journey beginning his yoga practice in his early 20’s. Brandon shares his shifts in applying philosophy and breathwork into his teaching coming from a personal trainer background. We also get into the science behind […]

Episode 82 – Brandon Gugala: Evolving through daily sacred rituals, identifying the healing tools within us, & why gratitude reminds us of our mission through our entrepreneurial pursuits

Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this episode with the passionate Oli Beardsall! In this episode we discuss Oli’s journey of moving from Manchester, England to Detroit to teach water skiing and where the passion for fitness stems from that fueled him to create ‘POP’. We touch on pivoting POP’s fitness offerings to online […]

Episode 81 – Oli Beardsall: Igniting your inner fire through the passion of fitness, why POP cultivates incredible community + adding yoga techniques for an aligned cool down

Hi friends! Welcome to the Aura Awakening Portal ~ so grateful to have you here!! So, it’s almost the end of June, and for me this is the time when I really assess a lot of my goals and direction for the rest of the year. 2020 has been an unpredictable year for every single […]

What happens when the things on your vision board don’t come true

Hey beautiful beings!! I hope you enjoyed this episode with the lovely Alice Lucas! In this episode we discuss Alice’s journey in transitioning from a school teacher to a full time yoga teacher sand where Alice’s practice began with Mysore Ashtanga. We touch on the importance of preparation + stretching when exploring inversions and Alice’s passion for […]

Episode 80 – Alice Lucas: Welcoming in change to fulfill your soul’s calling, why repetition can be an important part of the practice & all about inversions / kids yoga


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