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Yin Yoga and meditation are refinements of awareness. The purpose of this podcast is to illuminate the theory and practice of Yin Yoga, Chinese Medicine, and meditation as three interwoven tools for apprehending the Everyday Sublime. As Stephen Batchelor says, "the mystical does not transcend the world, but saturates it."

Hosted by Josh Summers, a practicing acupuncturist and Yin Yoga and meditation teacher. He is the founder of the Summers School of Yin Yoga: www.yinyogaschool.com.

Everyday Sublime Josh Summers

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Yin Yoga and meditation are refinements of awareness. The purpose of this podcast is to illuminate the theory and practice of Yin Yoga, Chinese Medicine, and meditation as three interwoven tools for apprehending the Everyday Sublime. As Stephen Batchelor says, "the mystical does not transcend the world, but saturates it."

Hosted by Josh Summers, a practicing acupuncturist and Yin Yoga and meditation teacher. He is the founder of the Summers School of Yin Yoga: www.yinyogaschool.com.

    The Point of Vanishing (Episode 68)

    The Point of Vanishing (Episode 68)

    In many of the traditions I've studied, the sublime is to be found literally hiding in plain site. To quote Stephen Batchelor, "the mystical does not transcend this world, it saturates it." In the season opener of 2020, I reflect on the podcast's name, the (slightly new) direction of the podcast, and make a key suggestion for your time of winter hibernation.

    • 11 min
    Winter: The Sacred Portal (Episode 67)

    Winter: The Sacred Portal (Episode 67)

    When we become stripped of our illusory perceptions of being separate, we can experience two simultaneous feelings. The first is a deep and liberating truth of interconnection and love. But we may also feel a profound sadness and mourning for all the energy invested in protecting and defending a self-image that was never actually there in the first place.

    • 12 min
    Dr. Timothy McCall: A Story of Healing (Episode 66)

    Dr. Timothy McCall: A Story of Healing (Episode 66)

    Dr. Timothy McCall looks at how illness can be a real moment of opening to lots of unfinished business, and we consider all the various levels of healing that can occur when we start to open to things that have been walled off to our conscious minds.

    • 35 min
    Dr. Timothy McCall: Holism vs. Reductionism in Medicine (Episode 65)

    Dr. Timothy McCall: Holism vs. Reductionism in Medicine (Episode 65)

    In this episode, Dr. Timothy McCall speaks about the problems inherent in trying to evaluate the efficacy of alternative therapies from a reductionistic model. He also discusses the problems of implementing alternative therapies with a reductionistic mindset.

    • 38 min
    Dr. Timothy McCall: Starving Cancer (Episode 64)

    Dr. Timothy McCall: Starving Cancer (Episode 64)

    Intermittent fasting is a popular fitness trend to improve insulin sensitivity, decrease inflammation, promote cellular autophagy, and help manage weight. But what if fasting can also reduce the chances of getting cancer and help support one through cancer treatment? Dr. Timothy McCall shares his story of fasting through cancer therapy.

    • 33 min
    Dr. Timothy McCall: When the Doctor Gets Cancer (Episode 63)

    Dr. Timothy McCall: When the Doctor Gets Cancer (Episode 63)

    In the first part of my interview with Dr. Timothy McCall, we talk about what it was like for him to receive his cancer diagnosis and how he thought about approaching his treatment, bringing together the very best of Eastern and Western medical modalities.

    • 30 min

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