Enlightening interviews with leading teachers, authors, and thinkers associated with Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, a retreat center for yoga and holistic living in western Massachusetts that offers workshops, trainings, and retreats that explore the yoga of life. Please visit us online at kripalu.org.
Ray Crist: Shamanism for Empowerment
In this edition of Kripalu Perspectives, yoga teacher Ray Crist, a longtime student of shamanism, discusses how shamanic tools and principles can infuse greater meaning into both your yoga practice and your life.
Sarajean Rudman: The Art of Meditation in Motion
Yoga and meditation are not restricted to the mat and cushion. In this edition of the Kripalu Perspectives podcast, Kripalu Yoga teacher, Ayurvedic practitioner, and wellness coach Sarajean Rudman talks about how you can cultivate deeply meditative experiences while enjoying vigorous outdoor activities such as running.
Bessel van der Kolk: Overcoming Trauma
Science is discovering that mind-body practices are extremely effective when it comes to treating PTSD and other forms of trauma. In this edition of Kripalu Perspectives, clinical psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk defines trauma and discusses how yoga and other mindfulness practices can foster compassionate self-observation in those healing from trauma.
Megha Nancy Buttenheim: Dance, Yoga, Dance
Megha Nancy Buttenheim, founding director of Let Your Yoga Dance® LLC, discusses the exuberance of letting the dance floor be your yoga mat.
Sam Chase: Yoga and the Pursuit of Happiness
Yoga teacher Sam Chase tackles the topic of happiness and explains how yoga and meditation can encourage transformative, positive shifts in your life.
Megan McDonough: Absolutely Positive
Megan McDonough, CEO of Wholebeing Institute, discusses how the principles of Positive Psychology can expand our definition of human flourishing.