In order to navigate all of the chaos in the world, having a practice is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. In yoga, prana is more than just the basic life-force, but it’s also the original creative power. Today’s guest puts that power into motion in every aspect of her life.
Today’s guest, Brenda Kwon is a yoga teacher, professor, writer, and activist in Honolulu. In this conversation, Brenda shares her journey with writing and activism, and the ways yoga and energy work have helped her navigate depression.
This episode is full of wisdom on spiritual practice, dealing with mental illness, as well as ways to explore social activism without burnout.
Brenda’s first exposure to yoga and what guided her to it
How yoga and energy work have helped Brenda’s depression journey
Finding ways to have self-compassion and re-align yourself
Brenda’s experience with social activism and how she practices it now
Why we have to let go of expectations for results in order to make a change
How Brenda teaches social activism
What inspired Brenda to become a writer
Brenda’s writing process
What is yoga nidra and how does it help
Brenda shares her experience struggling with mental illness
https://brendakwon.com (Brenda's Website)
https://www.weaveyourbliss.com (Weave Your Bliss Website)
https://amzn.to/3mm2PeM (The Lost Connections)
https://www.instagram.com/brendakwon_yoga/?hl=en (Brenda on Instagram)