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Paleo Ayurveda and Spartan Yoga

Welcome to Spartan Mind Strength- Home of Paleo Ayurveda & Spartan Yoga-  20ish min podcast. Ancestral Sciences such as Paleo Ayurveda and Greek Medicine, Movement, Nutrition, Meditation, Breathwork, Stoicism, Tantra and Upanishads. From the novice to the expert. Find us on all major platforms, including iHeartRADIO, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Spotify.

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Aug 15, 2019


  • The fifth chakra (aka throat chakra) is called vishuddha in Sanskrit
  • Tim is singing, Talk About It by Funky Town:
  • Vishuddha translates to pure, established, thoroughly settled
  • A person with a healthy throat chakra does not randomly give opinions without prior knowledge
  • The location of the throat chakra is in the neck, brain stem area, in particular in the medulla obloganta
  • This makes the throat chakra all about communication and coordination internally (within ourselves) and externally (within our community)
  • The Waterboy movie can be found here:
  • Our C1 vertebrae is our atlas which supports our universe, just like the mythological Titan who was tasked with supporting the heavens on his shoulders
  • Our vagus nerve originating at our medulla obloganta is the most important nerve in terms of coordination between our three brains
  • The story of the famous Vagabonds (Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, and John Burroughs) that Tim talks about can be found here:
  • The most powerful form of communication is listening
  • Toys in the Attic by Aerosmith can be found here:
  • One of the ways to stimulate your throat chakra is through singing, whether it is good singing or bad singing :-)
  • Gargling with coconut oil is another way to stimulate your throat chakra
  • The element associated with the throat chakra is the ether, or space
  • Space is what allows for communication and coordination of the other four elements to take place
  • Mutual listening allows for the creation of common ground between two parties
  • The color is blue and the crystals are aqua marine and blue sapphire
  • Breathwork with retention after inhalation, or exhalation, or both, is a very powerful strengthener for the throat chakra
  • For your Neck Stretches practice go here:
  • In terms of food, think fasting, think honey
  • The planet is Mercury, the day is Wednesday
  • The mantra is ham, pronounced hum
  • Humming is very good for our vagus nerve and so is laughing :-)


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