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The Yogapedia Podcast is here to help you navigate life’s biggest questions through the lens of yoga. Every episode is filled with tips, secrets, and special knowledge that can help you live a healthier and more meaningful life.

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The Yogapedia Podcast is here to help you navigate life’s biggest questions through the lens of yoga. Every episode is filled with tips, secrets, and special knowledge that can help you live a healthier and more meaningful life.

    Season 2 Episode 8: Albert Flynn DeSilver - Poet, Novelist and Meditation Teacher

    Season 2 Episode 8: Albert Flynn DeSilver - Poet, Novelist and Meditation Teacher

    Albert Flynn DeSilver is an American poet, novelist and meditation teacher. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Colorado and his Master of Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute. His writing has been published in hundreds of literary journals across the world.
    DeSilver is also the founder of Writing as a Path to Awakening (https://www.albertflynndesilver.com/about/?utm_source=yogapedia&utm_medium=podcast-article), which is an embodied approach to creativity and writing. DeSilver runs workshops and retreats that aim to rekindle one's writing process by bringing more joy and spontaneity in the practice of writing.
    DeSilver has been practicing meditation for over 20 years and was trained as a meditation teach at the Spirit Rock Meditation Center (https://www.spiritrock.org/homepage) in California. DeSilver believes merging the art of writing with mindfulness meditation, which he discusses in his book "Writing as a Path to Awakening (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34303826-writing-as-a-path-to-awakening)," based off his workshops of the same name.
    Listen with us as we discuss how writing can assist in reaching an awakening and the benefits of meditation when it comes to nurturing a writing practice.

    • 31 min
    Season 2 Episode 7: Judith Blackstone - Psychotherapist and Meditation Practitioner

    Season 2 Episode 7: Judith Blackstone - Psychotherapist and Meditation Practitioner

    Judith Blackstone is an experienced teacher in the fields of nondual realization and spiritual, relational and somatic psychotherapy. Blackstone is the creator of The Realization Process (https://realizationprocess.org/), which is an integrated approach to embodiment for psychological, relational, physical and spiritual healing.
    Blackstone has a Ph.D. in Psychology, Embodiment and Eastern Religion. Blackstone is a clinical psychologist, a meditation practitioner and student of contemplative traditions with more than 40 years of experience. In addition, she is the author of several books, including Belonging Here (https://realizationprocess.org/books-and-cds/) and The Enlightenment Process (https://realizationprocess.org/books-and-cds/). Blackstone and her husband, Zoran Josipovic, founded the Nonduality Institute (http://www.nondualityinstitute.org/), which is dedicated to the science and practice of nonduality.
    In our interview, Blackstone talks about The Realization Process and the radical openness that comes with nondual realization. Blackstone discusses methods for releasing tension and constriction, as well as the difference between awareness of the body and inhabiting it.
    Blackstone also leads listeners in a core breath practice for settling into the body and attuning to the fundamental consciousness that is always available to us.

    • 41 min
    Season 2 Episode 6: Heather Wertheimer - Kirtan Artist and Meditation Teacher

    Season 2 Episode 6: Heather Wertheimer - Kirtan Artist and Meditation Teacher

    • 27 min
    Season 2 Episode 5: Benjy Wertheimer - Kirtan Artist and Musician

    Season 2 Episode 5: Benjy Wertheimer - Kirtan Artist and Musician

    Benjy Wertheimer is an award-winning musician, composer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. He is equally accomplished on tabla, congas, percussion, esraj, guitar, and keyboards. Wertheimer has performed and recorded with such artists as Krishna Das, Deva Premal, Jai Uttal, Michael Mandrell, tabla master Zakir Hussain, and renowned bamboo flute master G. S. Sachdev. He has also opened for Carlos Santana, Paul Winter and Narada Michael Walden.Benjy and his wife, Heather Wertheimer, as Shantala, have been leading kirtan across the world since 2001. Shantala mixes their voices and instruments of India and the West to create a memorable and loving experience for their audience. To date, Heather and Benjy have released five albums of sacred chant music.
    Listen with us as Wertheimer shares about the power of sacred music and his life-transforming experiences as he studied with some of the most renowned Indian musicians.

    • 45 min
    Season 2 Episode 4: Dr. Aparna Dandekar, Ayurveda Wellness Practitioner and Osteopathic Doctor

    Season 2 Episode 4: Dr. Aparna Dandekar, Ayurveda Wellness Practitioner and Osteopathic Doctor

    • 35 min
    Season 2 Episode 3: Dr. Timothy McCall, MD Medical Doctor and Yoga Therapist

    Season 2 Episode 3: Dr. Timothy McCall, MD Medical Doctor and Yoga Therapist

    • 1 hr 4 min

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