Non-Diet Yogi explores and dismantles the world of #BigWellness, where yoga, spirituality, fitness, diet culture, white supremacy and toxic female entrepreneurship collide in a dizzying spectacle of goji berries and designer mala beads.This podcast is for you if you - love yoga, but don’t always love yoga culture - wish to form a deeper connection with your body and with the natural world around you, minus the wellness wankery - are tired of the classism, racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, fat phobia and other threads of white supremacy woven throughout #BigWellness. Hosted by Casey Conroy, non-diet dietitian, naturopath in training, and yoga teacher.
Ep 18. Healing from Hypothalamic Amenorrhoea with Phoebe Jobson
Restrictive eating is a major pain, especially when it causes you to lose your period. Hypothalamic Amenorrhoea (HA) leads to infertility but also a bunch of other lesser known issues.
Ep 17. Decolonised Self-Care with Laura Jean
For our collective liberation, it is crucial that our wellness practices go beyond the mainstream representation of individualised, material self-care.
Ep 16: Blood, Sweat, and Açaí: The Karma of Superfoods
Did you know that many far-flung ‘superfoods’ carry a heavy environmental and social footprint?
Ep 15: Wellness Capitalism: Essential Oil MLMs, Whitewashed Herbalism & "Naturopreneurs" with Katya Weiss-Andersson
It's time we explored capitalism in it’s indiscriminately elderberry syrup guzzling, MLM essential oil dowsed, $400 supplement protocol pushing form: Wellness Capitalism.
Ep 14. Performative Activism: Feigned Anti-Racism & White Supremacy in Yoga
There has been a phenomenal uptick of rising yoga and wellness influencers posting anti-racism sentiments on social media. Yet in stark contrast to the important message of bringing light to police brutality against BIPOC, or tackling underrepresentation of coloured folks in wellness spaces, these feeds are filled with white, thin, able-bodied, cis-het women striking yoga poses on beaches. Are these influencers for real?
Ep 13. Fitness & Womxn’s Blood Rites: Tracking Menses, Not Macros and Embracing Menopause with Rachelle Ballard-Clayton
There is a lack of representation of older women in fitness. Rachelle Ballard-Clayton is shifting that pattern by basing her entire approach to training womxn on their shifting internal landscape and cyclical patterns.
Non Diet Yogi
Excellent information, so refreshing, very real.. no hidden agenda.