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Yoga teacher and writer J. Brown is leading the way in the Slow Yoga Revolution, advocating for more intimate, breath-centered, therapeutic yoga practices. J interviews guests from old-school yoga teachers to other yoga revolutionists about philosophy and the business of yoga.

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Yoga teacher and writer J. Brown is leading the way in the Slow Yoga Revolution, advocating for more intimate, breath-centered, therapeutic yoga practices. J interviews guests from old-school yoga teachers to other yoga revolutionists about philosophy and the business of yoga.

    Barbara Verrochi - "Long Live The Shala NYC"

    Barbara Verrochi - "Long Live The Shala NYC"

    Barbara Verrochi, co-owner and director of The Shala yoga studios in Manhattan and Brooklyn, talks with J about surviving all these years and so far in the pandemic. They discuss their parallel paths through the early NY scene of the nineties, the evolution of practice over the years and the sustainability of small independent centers, what has contributed to her longevity and fortitude, managing the uncertainty of the shutdown orders, and the hope and faith that fuels a life-long passion for yoga.

    • 1h 26 min
    Amy Wheeler - "Satvic Purpose and Professional Survival"

    Amy Wheeler - "Satvic Purpose and Professional Survival"

    Amy Wheeler, Ph.D., former President of the Board of Directors at the IAYT, founder of Optimal State, talks with J about the current landscape of the “Industrial Yoga Complex” and embodying the principles of yoga. They discuss Amy’s work as a sports psychologist, her training with TKV Desikachar and differences between the way he taught compared to what yoga looks like today, outcomes vs protocols, yoga therapy definitions, grim professional prospects for yoga teachers, and the satvic purpose of yoga.

    • 1h 35 min
    Leana Marie Marshall - "Diversity and Inclusion at Corepower"

    Leana Marie Marshall - "Diversity and Inclusion at Corepower"

    Leana Marie Marshall, founder of Elle Em Consulting and blackyogateachers365, talks with J about her time at Corepower Yoga and the need for better training around diversity and inclusion in the yoga industry. They discuss the reasons why POC don’t feel welcomed in yoga spaces, working her way through the Corepower system, her attempts to reform inequities and unfair policies, the harsh actions taken during the pandemic, and working to help everyone feel valued and respected.

    • 1h 34 min
    Dylan Galos - "Epidemiology, Covid, BLM, and Yoga"

    Dylan Galos - "Epidemiology, Covid, BLM, and Yoga"

    Dylan Galos, epidemiologist and evaluator, talks with J about the current health crisis and the Black Lives Matter movement. They discuss the role of epidemiology, his background and areas of study, the science behind pandemics, data sets and policy recommendations, effectiveness of masks, impacts of social distance on mental health, the intersection of the shutdown and the BLM protests, and aspects of yoga that help people get through the uncertainty of this life.

    • 2 horas
    Todd Norian - "Tantra of Unbreakable Wholeness"

    Todd Norian - "Tantra of Unbreakable Wholeness"

    Todd Norian, author of Tantra Yoga: Journey to Unbreakable Wholeness, talks with J about his time in community and his path to Tantra. They discuss, his thirteen years at Kripalu, his relationship to Amrit Desai, what to make of fallen gurus, endurance training, desire for partnership and eating meat, coming to know that we are enough, and the Tantric teachings that support us in a process by which we shine the light of consciousness into the shadows of the unknown to gain self-knowledge.

    • 1h 51 min
    Neal Pollack - "Marijuana Addiction and Legal Weed"

    Neal Pollack - "Marijuana Addiction and Legal Weed"

    Neal Pollack, aka “The Greatest Living American Writer” and author of Pothead: My Life as a Marijuana Addict in the Age of Legal Weed, talks with J about cannabis and addressing addiction issues. They discuss shared history from an earlier time in the yoga world, struggles Neal explores in his book, underlying issues at play in addiction, what it took to make the necessary changes and find a better direction, and the honesty and fortitude essential to simply being a good person.

    • 1h 34 min

Reseñas de los clientes

4.5 de 5
8 valoraciones

8 valoraciones

gasiosie ,

Great podcast about the world of yoga

J Brown touches all kind of issues, from history, styles, lineage, #metoo in yoga, teaching, making a living in yoga. Very interesting.

unschoolingmama ,

Thanks J.

What an amazing conversation J.
Thank you.

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