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Live Greatly

Nov 9, 2020

How do you go from being a NFL player to a Celebrity Yogi and Mindfulness teacher? In this Live Greatly episode Keith Mitchell shares how he transformed his life after a football injury left him partially paralyzed.  Kristel Bauer and Keith discuss the amazing tools that helped with his recovery leading to where he is today.  Tune in to learn how to stop being a victim and start participating in your healing.  Kristel and Keith dive into overcoming anxiety, dealing with trauma, and learning how to trust and love yourself. As Keith says " We have the opportunity to play big in this world." Check out this episode if you want to learn how!

Keith Mitchell is a former All-Pro NFL football player turned internationally renowned Mindfulness Teacher and Celebrity Yogi. A Holistic Health and Wellness Advocate, Community Activist and Humanitarian, he is committed to providing holistic tools that help others achieve optimal health, harmony and aliveness to the fullest degree.

After a life changing football injury left Keith partially paralyzed, he utilized Yoga and Meditation to fully recover, he now shares his inspirational transformation with others as a highly sought after spiritual lifestyle/ wellness coach, teacher and motivational speaker.

Although Keith’s football accident forced him into an early retirement, it led him to his true life’s calling — inspiring others to move beyond survivor and victim consciousness to full empowerment. Keith is a leader and exemplary teacher for people dealing with emotional and physical suffering. His personal shift from a professional sports athlete to spiritual luminary allows him to mentor from experience with full transparency and authenticity; utilizing his many years of Yoga and meditation training combined with his stellar PRO athlete expertise.

As the founder of the The Light it Up Foundation , Keith considers altruism and service as his life’s purpose

Keith’s mission is to guide others to find the power within themselves to make a positive shift— so they may live a life full of joy, gratitude and purpose.

Keith has been featured in: NFL Films, People Magazine, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, Essence, The Huffington Post, Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Bravo and has presented at The Omega Institute, Deepak Chopra’s Homebase (NYC) , the White House, and many more.  You can learn more about Keith here 

Disclaimer: All information and views shared on the Live Greatly podcast are purely the opinions of the authors, and are not intended to provide medical advice or treatment recommendations. The contents of this podcast are intended for informational and educational purposes only. Always seek the guidance of your physician or other qualified health professional when you have any questions regarding your specific health, changes to diet and exercise, or any medical conditions.

Kristel Bauer PA-C is a female entrepreneur in wellness, Keynote Speaker, Founder of Live Greatly, and Podcast Host sharing a unique and inspiring message with the world. After years of practicing traditional medicine, a loved one’s stage 4 cancer diagnosis awakened a burning desire in Kristel to explore and examine what wellness truly means.  As an Integrative Medicine Fellow, Physician Assistant, and Reiki Master, Kristel founded Live Greatly to share her findings on how best to achieve optimal health in mind, body, & spirit to attain success. She is a believer that mindset is everything, and strives to push past the boundaries of fear to live life fully from a place of love and joy.  

To optimize your well-being and performance check out Kristel's 8-week online course at  It is filled with daily 2-7 minute videos to guide you towards transformation. Sign up for Kristel's email list on her website  to be notified when her soon to be released course on eating to optimize your mood is released! Kristel is an advocate for student and employee wellness and offers specialized packages & employee wellness programs for companies, organizations, and universities.  To learn more or to book Kristel as a speaker contact her via

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