021: Effort & Surrender, Mira Binzen, Children’s Yoga

“You just have to do a thousand experiments and if you call them mistakes or you call them experiments…it’s your choice.” ~Mira Binzen, Co-founder & Director, Global Family Yoga In this episode, I talk with Children’s Yoga Instructor & Teacher Trainer, Mira Binzen of Global Family Yoga all about children’s yoga, entrepreneurship and following your dream. THINGS YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT… Why is Read more & listen →

019: Toolkit: Self-Compassion

“When we get stuck in ego, achievements and accomplishments — stuck in self-doubt — stuck in ‘not enough’ syndrome, we need only to remember who we really are… and let go of these attachments” ~Andrea Did you hear the story of how the Buddha became the Buddha? Well, before he was a Buddha, he was a Prince named Siddartha Guatama. Read more & listen →

016: Trust yourself, Amy Segreti

“Why do I have to go to this place where I’m called to write something but it hurts to do it because I’m really digging around in this tender place in my heart? I know that it’s me and that it’s authentic when it’s hard to publish, when it’s scary to publish.” ~Amy Segreti In this episode, I talk with Read more & listen →

009: Travel, Service, Gratitude

“Even with limited resources, we really are in a position where we have the power to make positive change in the world around us.” ~Andrea Klunder, regarding a service project in El Salvador Post-Thanksgiving, are you still flexing that “gratitude muscle” or are you all thankful-ed out? This episode is inspired by my conversation with Kathryn Pisco of Unearth the World in Read more & listen →

007: Money

“The purpose of being in business for myself is not just to make money, but to be a conduit through which money can be channeled as the energy needed to create beautiful things, to facilitate art, and to champion innovate expression and exploration that expands our collective consciousness.” ~A message from the universe for Andrea Klunder It turns out money Read more & listen →

006: Be a Soul Innovator, Alee Reina Hoffman

“You either get to do what you want OR you get to have money… that doesn’t have to be true.” ~Alee Reina Hoffman In this episode, Alee and I have a sometimes deep sometimes silly conversation about healing, the soul’s mission, money, entrepreneurship, authenticity and doing the work we were meant to do. She shares an energy healing session for all of Read more & listen →

Your voice matters.

I’ve spent the past two weeks without my voice. It comes in fits and starts — raspy, breathy, squeaky or barely audible. Though for a good 4 days, I couldn’t make a peep. Laryngitis. Every singer’s nightmare. It used to happen to me a lot when I was in high school. My friends would tease me jovially saying, “Andrea, do Read more & listen →

Podcast PreSeason 004: Podcast Therapy & a Mantra for You

Listening to podcasts is like therapy for me and I recommend it for you to! Listen to this episode now… Here’s what I’ve been up to… Where I teach Kids Yoga: Little Beans Cafe & Playspace, Chicago Definitely have an 8-week session happening September/October 2015 — check their class & events schedule for more. My Kirtan Band: The Bhakti Caravan Read more & listen →

Authenticity Quickie: Holiday… it would be so nice!

Let’s go away for a while You and I To a strange and distant land Where they speak no word of truth But we don’t understand anyway Holiday Far away To stay On a holiday Far away Let’s go today In a heartbeat! ~Weezer There’s a trap for us creative types. When we’re in the midst of a project, we Read more & listen →

7 Obstacles to Creativity

I’m working on a theory of holistic creativity based on a continuum of inspiration, action, and integration. (For some reason, when I say that out loud, it sounds a little like something from Back to the Future.) See, I’ve been trying to figure out what holds me back sometimes from doing the creative work I say I want to do Read more & listen →