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PREMIUM | My Favorite Nervous System Hacks

Ep. 104

Last month I polled our premium members and they voted on a video where I would teach my favorite ns hacks. So if you’re stressed and looking for tools to feel more relaxed, this episode is for you. It is part of our premium subscription. Find it here.


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1. Your podcast premium membership whereas a member, you can get a ton of exclusive audio and video content like today’s NS video

2. You can also have access to over 200 recorded full-length yoga classes in a Netflix-Style Membership, with new ones added every week.

3. You can sign up for any live-stream class I offer or any special event like my upcoming yoga retreat in Mexico.


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Now coming back to our premium membership for a second, since you’re here on the podcast, know that as you become a Premium member, for as low as $5/month, your contribution ripples to thousands of people every week, allowing me to offer accessible quality free content to a wide community of yogis. This podcast is a way I contribute to the community, and this membership is a way you can too. It allows you to share everything yoga offers with the world by supporting me in the creation and production of this podcast while I choose to keep it ad-free. 


Ok! That’s it for now, go onto https://withribbon.com/u/erikabelanger to get your Nervous System Hack Video, visit us on IG @onandoffyourmatpodcast or stay tuned for our next regular episode!



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