Aaron Alexander

The Real Secret to a Healthy Mind and Body | Aaron Alexander on Health Theory

By December 19, 2019 Health Theory

Manual therapist and movement coach Aaron Alexander knows that better health is inseparable from deep healing. As a result, he helps people align their mind, body, environment, posture and movement, achieving incredible results. On this episode of Health Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Aaron Alexander details exactly how to change a multitude of small aspects of your life to become physically and mentally healthier. Along the way he tells his own family story of a father addicted to crack cocaine, advocates dancing and just hanging, and discusses how to deal with the stress that seems to overwhelm modern life.

 

SHOW NOTES:

Aaron talks about how body language, posture and dance affect the brain [1:08]

Tom and Aaron discuss how music causes physical and emotional state change [3:26]

Aaron describes the focus of rolfing, and getting the body into alignment [5:17]

Aaron and Tom discuss how changing your facial expression changes your emotions [8:20]

Aaron has benefited from psychedelics and they have helped him deal with the ego [11:10]

Aaron practices compassion by going past surface level conversation and connecting [13:54]

Aaron advocates becoming more childlike in certain ways [16:03]

Aaron talks about some of the “diseases of affluence” like sitting too much [19:05]

Aaron strongly advocates spending some time each day hanging [23:17]

Aaron and Tom discuss “micro-opportunities” to live in a more pre-modern way [25:51]

Aaron shares the story of watching his father become addicted to crack [28:20]

You can’t teach what you know. You can only teach what you are. [31:20]

Aaron describes how he uses stillness and meditation [32:01]

Aaron and Tom discuss the importance of admitting what’s going wrong [36:24]

Aaron shares the one change he would have people make to improve their health [40:21]

 

FOLLOW Aaron:

WEBSITE: alignpodcast.com 

INSTAGRAM: https://bit.ly/38PaXx2 

TWITTER: https://bit.ly/38MQ5GE 

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