FLUENCY with Livia-Cohen Shapiro explores all the ways we visit our growing edges of becoming. Together we explore the intersection of yoga and somatic psychology, as well as mothering, sanity, and ultimately renewal. 

Livia holds a Masters of Somatic Counseling Psychology from Naropa University and is the founder of Applied Psychology for Yogis and Ecstatic Unfoldment. Study with Livia through year-round workshops in Boulder, CO or online. Or work with her privately for your own healing and renewal. 

Season 1 Episode 8: All Terrain Yoga with Jenna

Yoga for everyone, everywhere. In this interview with Jenna Bee, you will hear how she is taking yoga to untraditional locations with hopes of making the practice accessible to all.

Season 1 Episode 7: Psychosis and Spirtuality with Lexi Chatara-Middleton

On this episode of FLUENCY, we interview Lexi Chatara-Middleton, a registered psychotherapist with expertise in treating psychosis and extreme mind states though a Buddhist-inspired program called Windhorse Community Services.

On this episode you will hear...
~What is an extreme mind state
~Extreme mind state vs. spiritual awakening
~Best practices for helping someone return to his/her body after experiencing a state of psychosis

Season 1 Episode 6: The Skillful Use of Self Disclosure

When it comes to information you share with your students, how much is too much? Become more skilled in how and what you disclose with this week's episode.

Season 1 Episode 5: The Developmental Purpose of Introjects and How to Work With Them

Explore the developmental purpose of introjects with this Applied Psychology for Yogis teaching.

Season 1 Episode 4: From Mapping, to Emotional Literacy and Mentoring, an Interview with Gina Minyard.

In this interview with Gina Minyard, you will hear what brought her to join the first cohort of Emotional Literacy for Yogis, and how it has served her as a yoga teacher (and human!) over the years.

Season 1 Episode 3: Individuation and the Path of Becoming a Teacher with Judi Checo

In this interview with Judi Checo, we explore individuation and the path that Judi chose after becoming a certified yogi and graduate of the online course, Emotional Literacy for Yogis.

Season 1 Episode 2: Beauty of Frustration

Go on a little journey into a deeper appreciation of frustration and desire. Learn how to apply the theory of Zone of Proximal Development to your teaching.


Season 1 Episode 1: Being vs. Doing

Explore the concepts of Being versus Doing; why Being is vital to our psychological health and ways to repair wounding around Being and Doing.