Apr 8, 2020
Listen in as Cate talks with
Yoga Health Coach Alexandra Epple about her four-and-a-half month,
2,800 kilometer transformational journey through identity
What you’ll get out of tuning in:
one Yoga Health Coach proved that life really is about the journey,
not the destination.
the dissolution of identity transforms lives.
walking restores rhythm in a way that nothing else can.
Links Mentioned in Episode:
- 0:25-4:21 - Alexandra talks
about how she ended up walking back to Germany and how it relates
to building a business.
- 4:22-9:57 - Cate and Alexandra
share insights about walking.
- 10:32-15:24 - Cate asks
Alexandra about bringing her body and mind into alignment with
- 15:25-21:08 - Cate and
Alexandra talk about the dissolution of identity and how it relates
to Yogahealer courses and entrepreneurship.
- 21:09-31:51 - Alexandra talks
about the logistics of her walk.
- 31:52-34:00 - The upside of
you’re looking for really fast transformation, and powerful
transformation, go on a yoga retreat. And if you want something
gentle, go on a walking retreat.” --- Alexandra Epple
- “Walking restores rhythm in a way that nothing
else can.” --- Cate Stillman
the most basic patterning for the brain . . . the cross-limb. . .
It has everything to do with ‘we are bilateral’ and this cross
swing restores functionality in the mind. It gives us that
experience of wholeness.” --- Cate Stillman
life is just amazing right now. So this was really the perfect
setup to let any identity that needed to fall away fall away
because I didn’t have to go through all of that unraveling of
trauma or things that didn’t work in my life. I could immediately
go to this thing of like, ‘Okay, what else needs to fall away? What
else needs to fall away? What else is not me and it’s just a should?’” --- Alexandra Epple
lot got stripped away in a very subtle way.” --- Alexandra
is really simple. And we just make it so difficult sometimes. But
all it is is one step in front of the other.” --- Alexandra
Alexandra Epple is an
Ayurvedic practitioner, yoga teacher, and yoga health coach. But
more important than all those labels, is her drive to constantly
recreate herself. Last year, after having lived in the US for 20
years, she decided to move back to her home country Germany. A
decision driven by inner knowing rather than any analytical reason.
As a transition between the two countries she decided to walk the
one month, 900 km pilgrimage path Camino Frances in Spain. And
then, she kept walking..... In the end, she ended up walking 4.5
months and 2,800 km until she knocked on her parent's door in
Germany. Now it is time to recreate her life from scratch, a
task that is exciting and expansive yet daunting at the same