An experienced yoga professional, middle school English teacher, and wellness enthusiast, Aaron Wayne engages in authentic conversations on living the life of a modern yogi, on the state of public schools in America, and the ethics and philosophy of living a meaningful life.
Finding Child-like Wonder Through Travel || Aaron Wayne Podcast 29
“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.”
Katie and Aaron are seeing the world with new eyes.
In this podcast, Aaron talks with Katie about their cross country road trip. Topics include: visiting hot springs in Taos, wandering through the streets of different cities, exploring the wild places in America’s National Parks, and a really interesting art exhibit in Santa Fe called Meow Wolf. The deep part of the discussion covers how it’s important to find experiences that cultivate the ability to experience the world with a fresh set of eyes and a sense of child-like wonder.
The Van Travels West || Aaron Wayne Podcast 28
Aaron and Katie are traveling west in the van.
In this podcast, Aaron sits down with Katie, his wife, for the first episode from the road. They discuss how to best podcast on the road, what it’s like traveling with freedom, how to manage van living, where they have been so far and where they plan to go next.
In this podcast, Aaron talks about how yoga studios are beginning to see a return in business, how the snow storms have affected school, what it’s like to have friends listen to the podcast, getting the COVID vaccine, and about the book Breathe by James Nestor. Other topics include: cryptocurrency and how blockchain will put bankers out of business, an accident Aaron had in his van, the storm on the capital and other protests in the past, and other topics.
To follow along with what the trip looks like, check out Instagram: @aaronwayneyoga
How to Fail as a Youtuber || Aaron Wayne Podcast 27
Aaron has tried and failed at vlogging. This is what he learned.
In this podcast, Aaron discusses a recent backpacking trip, an upcoming road trip he’s taking with his wife in their van, tips on how to vlog when traveling, and why he decided not to vlog for the upcoming summer road trip.
Nicole Jumps In || Aaron Wayne Podcast 26
Nicole Lafon is a yoga teacher, studio owner, business professional, and life-long learner.
In this podcast, Aaron talks with Nicole Lafon, a studio owner and yoga teacher, about the challenges of running a yoga studio during COVID, how she got into yoga and became a teacher, buying a yoga studio, learning from experienced yoga teachers, and what the future holds for the yoga industry. Nicole and Aaron co-lead a yoga teacher training program that has been running for 11+ sessions now and will begin a new session the fall of 2021 using a hybrid (remote and in person) teaching model.
Yoga Is Back || Aaron Wayne Podcast 15
Aaron officiated a wedding for close friends. Spoiler alert: it went great.
In this podcast, Aaron recapped the wedding officiating responsibility he’s been discussing for months on the podcast. In this episode: the unique experience of officiating, how the people we gather informs who we are, what the importance of partnership is, how to cultivate good friend groups, why haircuts are important, and ideas for future podcasts.
Wedding Pregame || Aaron Wayne Podcast 24
Aaron is officiating a wedding. This is what the prep looks like.
In this podcast, Aaron talks about how he got ready for his friends’ wedding. Aaron was asked to officiate the wedding of two good friends, and in this episode, he discusses tools to get ready for public speaking, why it’s important to prepare and practice, and some ways the two can apply mindfulness and yoga practice into your public speaking to help manage the intensity of addressing a crowd. Aaron also discusses the possibility of moving into his van, why Google wouldn’t accept an ad he tried to promote, and what censorship does to creative people.
I’m diggin the show
Aaron delivers such awesome value and brings a light hearted approach to each episode. I’m definitely drawn into the show, and will be listening more!
As someone who has had many real life conversations with Aaron I can say that all the emotion and intrigue that comes through in his podcasting is completely authentic and heartfelt. He has an incredible ability to break down his thinking on a given subject and isn’t afraid to put himself out there. I felt like I was having a conversation with my friend while listening and I think that’s pretty much what most of us are looking for in a podcast host. Check it out!