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Alexa Z Meditates - Your Life, But Better

Nov 25, 2019

In this episode, Alexa has a fun and entertaining conversation with Rick Ledgett, the former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency, Army Veteran, beagle lover, and meditator.  Learn some fun facts about Rick and his journey in learning how to meditate.  With all his world travels, he describes how he uses Yoga...

Nov 18, 2019

In this episode, Alexa discusses Compassion Meditation also known as Loving-Kindness She discusses the benefits of that can be felt within one’s self and those you interact with.


01:50 Dali Lama quotes

03:37 Sympathy, Empathy, and Compassion

05:55 Four Virtues and Meditation Practices

07:55 How to start...

Nov 11, 2019


In this episode, Alexa talks about silent retreats and the importance of having quiet time alone. She explains what it means to go through a noble silent retreat.

Alexa tackles some common misconceptions about retreats. She shares some wisdom from swamis, stoics and intellectuals that justify the normality and...

Nov 4, 2019


In this episode, Alexa talks about Yoga Nidra, a yogic practice that some call the sleep meditation or “the art of doing nothing.” It is an ancient technique that helps relieve stress and improve sleep.

 Alexa explains what to expect in a Yoga Nidra class. She explains how people benefit from this practice...