28 episodes

Embodiment Matters is an ongoing, rich conversation about what it really means to be embodied, and why and how embodiment matters so much in our daily lives and in our world. Our guests include wise and insightful teachers from the realms of somatics, Buddhism, meditation, social justice, psychotherapy, movement arts, bodywork, martial arts, neuroscience, environmentalists, indigenous teachers,​ and more.

In our conversations, we explore a wide range of topics around waking up and being embodied, and offer guided practices to help return to your embodiment as a source of wisdom, guidance and intimacy with life.

Your hosts, Carl Rabke and Erin Geesaman Rabke, have been devoted to waking up and being embodied for the last 25 years. They have extensive training and practice in The Feldenkrais Method, Yoga & Yoga Therapy, Structural Integration, Embodied Life, Buddhist Meditation, Tai Chi, Focusing, Ayurveda, and more. They share a passion for sharing potent practices that support people in becoming more embodied, more mindful and aware, more rooted in liberating kindness, and more free in all ways; as well as more able to bring their unique gifts forth to benefit the world.
They live in Salt Lake City, and can be found at bodyhappy.com

Embodiment Matters Podcast Carl Rabke and Erin Geesaman Rabke

    • Alternative Health

Embodiment Matters is an ongoing, rich conversation about what it really means to be embodied, and why and how embodiment matters so much in our daily lives and in our world. Our guests include wise and insightful teachers from the realms of somatics, Buddhism, meditation, social justice, psychotherapy, movement arts, bodywork, martial arts, neuroscience, environmentalists, indigenous teachers,​ and more.

In our conversations, we explore a wide range of topics around waking up and being embodied, and offer guided practices to help return to your embodiment as a source of wisdom, guidance and intimacy with life.

Your hosts, Carl Rabke and Erin Geesaman Rabke, have been devoted to waking up and being embodied for the last 25 years. They have extensive training and practice in The Feldenkrais Method, Yoga & Yoga Therapy, Structural Integration, Embodied Life, Buddhist Meditation, Tai Chi, Focusing, Ayurveda, and more. They share a passion for sharing potent practices that support people in becoming more embodied, more mindful and aware, more rooted in liberating kindness, and more free in all ways; as well as more able to bring their unique gifts forth to benefit the world.
They live in Salt Lake City, and can be found at bodyhappy.com

    Embodiment Matters Featuring Sharon Blackie

    Embodiment Matters Featuring Sharon Blackie

    In this conversation we explore such rich territory including embodiment, Sharon’s use of the word “bodyfulness” (as distinct from mindfulness), myth, story, becoming available to the dreaming of the Earth, restoring and restory-ing our landscapes, connecting with ancestral traditions, being in relationship with our calling (distinct from our vocation) and so much more!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Natural Movement: A Conversation with Erwan Le Corre

    Natural Movement: A Conversation with Erwan Le Corre

    In this episode, Carl speaks with Erwan Le Corre. Erwan is the founder of MovNat, which is a system of movement and embodied learning that helps people to grow the movement skills, physiological preparedness, and mindsets for practical, adaptable participation in the world. We explore what Natural Movement is, and why it is so valuable in these times.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Embodiment: A Conversation With Mark Walsh

    Embodiment: A Conversation With Mark Walsh

    In this conversation I speak with Mark Walsh. Mark is an embodiment teacher and trainer who has developed the Embodied Facilitator Program along with Embodied Yoga Principles. Mark also hosts the Embodiment Podcast and the online Embodiment Conference which will take place the fall of 2020. In our conversation, we speak about a wide range topics, looking at how many of the current challenges the world faces have their roots in disembodiment.

    • 53 min
    The Work that Reconnects

    The Work that Reconnects

    In this episode, we explore an overview of this pioneering body of work that includes Deep Ecology, Systems Thinking, and Buddhist practices, developed by root teacher Joanna Macy. We explore the three stories of our times: Business as Usual, The Great Unravelling, and The Great Turning, and how we can choose which story we’re carrying. We explore how spirituality and activism support one another. We talk about how this work is helping these women and the world during the times we’re facing on our plane

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Embodying the Wisdom of Ayurveda With Sunny Rose Healey

    Embodying the Wisdom of Ayurveda With Sunny Rose Healey

    In this episode I speak with my friend, Sunny Rose Healey, Ayurvedic practitioner and teacher. We talk about: 
    4 questions to ask to know if a particular regimen is good for you, tuning into natural rhythms in our days and through the seasons, and the importance of digesting not only our food and drink, but every experience that comes our way

    Sunny's not a fundamentalist but someone who understands the importance of weaving wisdom ways into a real, messy, everyday life.  You'll love this episode.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Nights Of Grief and Mystery with Stephen Jenkinson

    Nights Of Grief and Mystery with Stephen Jenkinson

    In this episode we speak with Stephen Jenkinson. Stephen is a teacher, author, storyteller, spiritual activist, farmer and founder of the Orphan Wisdom School. He has written several books, including Die Wise: A Manifesto For Sanity and Soul, and Come of Age: The Case for Elderhood in Times of Trouble. In this conversation we speak about Stephen's Nights Of Grief and Mystery tour that is coming to our home, Salt Lake City, November 16th, and is touring through North America during the fall of 2019.

    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

Marishka Maya ,

Conversations that inspire & connect

Thank you for creating these inspiring, engaging and connecting podcasts. The themes touched in in this podcast feel like exactly what we need to be exploring as a collective. Conversations with pioneers in the field of personal and collective healing and growth.

wark malsh ,

Excellent addition

An excellent addition to the podcast space and a gift to the embodiment community globally from two people who have clearly done the work. Good stuff

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