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Conversations With A Yogi - A Woke Yoga Podcast

Conversations With A Yogi - A Woke Yoga Podcast

Long format interviews with the best yoga teachers, movement professionals and spiritual leaders from around the globe. Our aim is that each episode educates, inspires or provides useful information for both yoga teachers and practitioners from the best minds in the field. Connect with us on Instagram at:@interviewwithayogipodcast@wokeyogasydney Or online at our website:www.wokeyoga.com.au

Fuyuko Toyota, iRest Yoga Nidra, Cultivating an Inner Resource and Non-Dual Spirituality 2019/09/03, 03:00
Fuyuko Toyota, iRest Yoga Nidra, Cultivating an Inner Resource and Non-Dual Spirituality

<p>On today’s episode I talk with Fuyuko Toyota. Fuyuko has been teaching yoga and sharing non-dual wisdom for over 20 years. She is also a certified iRest Yoga Nidra Trainer, retreat leader and mentor. Fuyuko also runs a small boutique yoga studio in the Gold Coast.&#160;</p><p>During this episode we discuss how Fuyuko got Richard Miller ( founder of iRest ) to come to Australia, her own journey through depression and trauma, and how yoga nidra has helped her to welcome life exactly as it is. We also discuss how to create your own inner resource.&#160;</p><p>I hope you enjoy the show. <br><br>If you want to learn more about the people behind the show connect with us on Instagram<br><br>Host: <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/corageroux/">@corageroux</a><br>Studio: <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/wokeyogasydney/">@wokeyogasydney</a></p>

Jordan Thackray - Social Media, The Spice Girls A Life Long Yoga Journey Ep. 018 2019/08/20, 03:00
Jordan Thackray - Social Media, The Spice Girls A Life Long Yoga Journey Ep. 018

<p>On today’s episode I talk with Jordan Thackray, local Sydney yoga teacher. We discuss How the Spice Girls influenced Jordan to start yoga, How Jordan, as an early adopter to Instagram has changed his relationship to the platform, Body Image + Yoga + Social Media, Why Jordan opened and closed two yoga spaces and Jordans best advice for new yoga teachers</p><p>I hope you enjoy the show.&#160;<br><br>To learn more about the people behind the show check us out on social media:<br><br>Host: @corageroux<br>Studio: @wokeyogasydney</p>

Emmie Rae - Restorative Yoga, Rest For Your Human Design Type and The Magnetism of Saying No. Ep. 017 2019/06/25, 04:00
Emmie Rae - Restorative Yoga, Rest For Your Human Design Type and The Magnetism of Saying No. Ep. 017

<p><b>In this episode we discuss:</b></p><ul><li>How yoga helped Emmie manage the pitfalls of a ‘creative lifestyle’</li><li>How Restorative Yoga found Emmie - rather than the other way around</li><li>Emmie’s Teachers on the path</li><li>Human Design - what it is, and how to find your type</li><li>How each type needs to rest differently, and Emmie’s advice on rest for each Human Design type</li><li>How saying no to whatever wasn’t a hell yes helped Emmie become more magnetic and make more money</li></ul><p><b>A few things / people we mention in this episode:</b></p><ul><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://sarahpowers.com/sp/">Sarah Powers</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://tobemagnetic.com/">Lacy Phillips</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="http://rogercoleyoga.com/roger_cole_yoga_home.htm">Roger cole</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://goop.com/wellness/mindfulness/human-design-were-we-coded-at-birth/">Human Design</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.jovianarchive.com/">Jovian Archive </a>- how to find your human design type</li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.beyou-bu.com/">Criena Court - Be You Yoga &#38; Reiki</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HQLsfZh5js">Abhyanga</a></li><li><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.reiki.org/faq/whatisreiki.html">Reiki</a></li></ul><p>You can learn more about Emmie Rae via her<a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.emmierae.com/"> website</a> &#38; <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/thedailyrest/">&#160;Instagram</a></p><p>You can connect stay connected with us below<br><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/wokeyogasydney/">@wokeyogasydney</a><br><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/corageroux/">@corageroux</a></p>

Alex Mazerolle - Empowering Young Girls Through Yoga, Truth Telling & Following Your Intuition As A Business 'Strategy' Episode 016 2019/06/04, 08:00
Alex Mazerolle - Empowering Young Girls Through Yoga, Truth Telling & Following Your Intuition As A Business 'Strategy' Episode 016

<p>In today’s episode I talk with <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/allymaz/">Alex Mazerolle</a>, or better know an Ally Maz. Ally is a yoga teacher, entrepreneur and soon to be author. Her work focuses largely around empowering young women through yoga, real conversation, and deep connection. Alex is also the co-founder of The Distrikt, a yoga &#38; movement studio in North Vancouver that after 5 incredible years, recently closed its doors. <br><br><br>Connect with the people behind the show<br><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/wokeyogasydney/">@wokeyogasydney</a><br><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/corageroux/">@corageroux</a><br><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/interviewwithayogipodcast/">@interviewwithayogipodcast</a><br><br>To find show notes and links from this episode visit our website <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.wokeyoga.com.au/podcast">www.wokeyoga.com.au</a></p>

Amy Matthews - Why Knowing More Anatomy Doesn't Necessarily Make A Better Yoga Teacher, Should We Be Teaching Headstand & Shoulderstand & How To Navigate The Pressure To Be Commercial As A Yoga Teacher, Ep. 015 2019/05/21, 00:00
Amy Matthews - Why Knowing More Anatomy Doesn't Necessarily Make A Better Yoga Teacher, Should We Be Teaching Headstand & Shoulderstand & How To Navigate The Pressure To Be Commercial As A Yoga Teacher, Ep. 015

<p>On today’s episode I talk with Amy Matthews. Amy has been teaching movement for over 25 years. Amy is a yoga teacher, a body mind centering teacher, a certified laban movement analyst, and an infant developmental movement educator. Amy also co-authored the book Yoga Anatomy with Leslie Kaminoff, and was a director of the breathing project in NYC. Amy has since partnered with Sarah Barnaby to create the Babies Prohect -&#160; a space in NYC dedicated to developmental movement for babies. So, in other words - when it comes to movement, Amy really knows her shit.&#160;</p><p>Amy and I discuss, why knowing more anatomy &#38; physiology is not what makes a great yoga teacher or prevents injury ( and Amy’s take on what does ), Amy’s perspective on if and how we should teach and practice headstand and shoulder stand in yoga, and how to navigate the pressure to be commercial as a yoga teacher. <br><br>You can learn more about Amy on her <a rel="nofollow" href="https://embodiedasana.com/">website</a> <br><br>You can learn more about us via our social channels<br><br>Your Host: <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/corageroux/">@corageroux</a><br>Woke Yoga: <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/wokeyogasydney/">@wokeyogasydney</a><br>The Show: <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/interviewwithayogipodcast/">@interviewwithayogi</a></p><p><br></p>

Brea Johnson - Sustainable Yoga, Why Who You Are Is Your Superpower, and How To Get Started Teaching Yoga Online Ep. 014 2019/05/07, 01:00
Brea Johnson - Sustainable Yoga, Why Who You Are Is Your Superpower, and How To Get Started Teaching Yoga Online Ep. 014

<p>In today's episode I interview Brea Johnson of Heart &#38; Bones Yoga. Brea and I discuss the 'heart' of yoga, and why who you are is your superpower. We discuss what it means to with authenticity as a yoga teacher, and how to hold uncertainty with grace. Brea also opens up and shares some really practical and insightful tips about how to get started teaching yoga online, and even shares what camera she uses to film her yoga videos. <br><br>If you want to learn more the people behind the show, check us out on social media<br><br>Me <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/corageroux/">@corageroux</a><br>Woke Yoga <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/wokeyogasydney/">@wokeyogasydney</a><br>Brea Johnson <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instagram.com/heartandbonesyoga/">@heartandbonesyoga</a></p>

Katie Manitsas - A Feminine Approach To Ayurveda, Constitutional Dharma & How Ayurveda Can Help Us Have Better Relationships Ep. 013 2019/04/23, 01:00
Katie Manitsas - A Feminine Approach To Ayurveda, Constitutional Dharma & How Ayurveda Can Help Us Have Better Relationships Ep. 013

<p><b>Katie has been teaching yoga for over 20 years, is an Ayurvedic Master Practitioner a doula, and an author. Katie is passionate about Ayurveda as a daily practice, womens work and making spiritual teachings relevant to modern life.&#160;</b></p><p><b>Katie and I talk about a feminine approach to Ayurveda, and one simple dietary shift that can have an immediate impact on a woman’s health and fertility. We also discuss the concept of a constitutional dharma or how our life's purpose can be shaped by our Ayurvedic doshas. </b><br><br><b>Connect with us in between episodes</b><br><b>@corageroux</b><br><b>@interviewwithayogipodcast</b><br><b>@wokeyogasydney</b><br><br><br></p><p><b><br></b><br></p>

Rachel Scott - How to choose a yoga teacher training course, how to be a great educator, and why so many people do YTT's with no goal of teaching Ep. 012 2019/04/02, 00:00
Rachel Scott - How to choose a yoga teacher training course, how to be a great educator, and why so many people do YTT's with no goal of teaching Ep. 012

<p>In this episode, Rachel and I discuss all things Yoga Teacher Training. This episode is a great resource for all the yogis out there who've been asking questions like:<br>- is yoga teacher training right for me?<br>- what should I consider when researching a yoga teacher training course?<br><br>But it's also full of goodies for yoga educators too. How to make sure you're delivering the very best content you can, and helping to create great yoga teachers.&#160;<br><br>For links to things we discuss in this episode head to www.wokeyoga.com.au<br><br>Stay Connected:<br>@corageroux<br>@wokeyogasydney</p>

Danielle Begg - Trauma Informed Yoga, The Physiology Of Trauma, and Making General Classes More Trauma Aware Ep. 011 2019/02/18, 15:00
Danielle Begg - Trauma Informed Yoga, The Physiology Of Trauma, and Making General Classes More Trauma Aware Ep. 011

<p>On today’s episode I talk with Danielle Begg. Danielle is the founder and CEO of ‘The Yoga Impact Charity’ which provides yoga at no cost to people of all ages who have suffered from trauma. Danielle has been working with refugees since 2014 by providing them with access to evidence based trauma informed yoga. Danielle also runs training programs for yoga teachers in Trauma Informed Yoga, and I feel super lucky that this year we have Danielle providing a trauma informed module in our 200 HR Hatha Foundations Training that starts starts in March.&#160;</p><p>Danielle and I talk about:&#160;</p><ul><li>Why all yoga teachers need to understand trauma informed yoga</li><li>The physiology of trauma</li><li>How we, as well intentioned teachers may be unknowingly triggering our students</li><li>How you can make a general class more trauma aware</li><li>Danielle's favorite resources for exploring trauma in the body</li></ul><p>You can find the links to all the resources Danielle mentioned on the podcast via our website www.wokeyoga.com.au</p><p><br></p>

Kathryn Bruni-Young - Strength Training For Yogi's, Progressive Loading In Yoga, And Why Kathryn Stopped Practicing 'Deep Breathing' Ep. 010 2019/02/04, 15:00
Kathryn Bruni-Young - Strength Training For Yogi's, Progressive Loading In Yoga, And Why Kathryn Stopped Practicing 'Deep Breathing' Ep. 010

<p><b>On today’s episode I talk with Kathryn Bruni-Young. Kathryn grew up in her mom’s yoga studio in Toronto, she took her first teacher training when she was 17, and at 22 she started to notice aches and pains after her practice. In the years that followed Kathryn began to look outside the yoga world for answers to her physical symptoms, and along the way studied with Ido Portal, and began lifting weights seriously. In 2015 Kathryn won the Ontario Provincials in powerlifting. Since that time Kathryn has created all kinds of different resources for yogi’s who are curious about adding strength training to their movement practice, and is the host of the mindful strength podcast. &#160;</b></p><p><br></p><p><b>In many ways ( apart from the powerlifting championship ) Kathryn and I share a very similar story, in that I started practicing as a teenager, in my early 20’s my body was in a lot of pain while I practiced, and strength training has completely turned my world around when it comes to feeling physically stable, strong, capable and young.&#160;</b></p><p><br></p><p><b>So, if you’re a long term practitioner who is suffering from niggles, aches or pains or even injury I think you’re really going to love this episode with Kathryn. Or even if your brand new to yoga, Kathryn unpacks some really great info about how to progress in your practice in a, safe,&#160; intelligent and effective way.&#160;</b></p><p><br></p><p><b>I hope you enjoy the show.</b></p><p>You can find links to the resources we discuss on our website or to receive links to future episodes you can sign up to our podcast newsletter at www.wokeyoga.com.au&#160;<br><br>Connect with us at:<br><br>Instagram:&#160;<br>@wokeyogasydney<br>@corageroux<br>@interviewwithayogipodcast<br><br></p>