100 episodes

Pedram Shojai is the Urban Monk. He is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, a Taoist Priest, a Qi Gong Master, film maker, author, and Kung Fu world traveler. He invites you to join in the conversation exploring what it means to live with balance in the 21st century.

https://www.theurbanmonk.com/

The Urban Monk podcast with Dr. Pedram Shojai Pedram Shojai

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.5 • 177 Ratings

Pedram Shojai is the Urban Monk. He is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, a Taoist Priest, a Qi Gong Master, film maker, author, and Kung Fu world traveler. He invites you to join in the conversation exploring what it means to live with balance in the 21st century.

https://www.theurbanmonk.com/

    Embracing Sensuality: A Conversation with Deborah Kagan

    Embracing Sensuality: A Conversation with Deborah Kagan

    The Urban Monk podcast with Dr Pedram Shojai.
    https://www.theurbanmonk.com/
    Health, wellness, and personal development media in a new steaming service that's designed to help you live your best life. Try this free course from The Urban Monk
     
    https://theurbanmonk.com/reboot


    Pedram Shojai is the Urban Monk. He is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, a Taoist Priest, a Qi Gong Master, film maker, author, and Kung Fu world traveler. He invites you to join in the conversation exploring what it means to live with balance in the 21st century.
     

    Meet Deborah Kagan
    Deborah Kagan is an author and mentor with years of practice being a turned-on woman. She supports entrepreneurs, small business owners, consultants, creatives and the career-oriented to tap into their innate power and connect with their mojo – a source of true self-esteem.

    Her methods combine over 25 years of experience in personal development, metaphysical studies, and embodiment practices. She is the author of Find Your ME Spot: 52 Ways to Reclaim Your Confidence, Feel Good in Your Own Skin and Live a Turned On Life and creator of the Rock Your Mojo™ Programs. She is also the host of The Real Undressed Podcast. Deborah’s upcoming book Undressed: An Invitation to Claim Your Erotic Nature (Urano World) will be released on October 24, 2023. Featuring real-life, candid stories from Deborah’s past personal sexual and relationship experiences, Undressed demonstrates the profound personal journey of discovering one’s erotic nature and awakening sexually. Undressed rips the bandage off the stigma of the turned-on woman, inviting readers to become erotically alive.

     

    • 54 min
    Unleashing Full Potential: A Deep Dive into Hypnotherapy with Elliot Roe

    Unleashing Full Potential: A Deep Dive into Hypnotherapy with Elliot Roe

    The Urban Monk podcast with Dr Pedram Shojai.
    https://www.theurbanmonk.com/
    Health, wellness, and personal development media in a new steaming service that's designed to help you live your best life. Try this free course from The Urban Monk
     
    https://theurbanmonk.com/reboot


    Pedram Shojai is the Urban Monk. He is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, a Taoist Priest, a Qi Gong Master, film maker, author, and Kung Fu world traveler. He invites you to join in the conversation exploring what it means to live with balance in the 21st century.
     
    About Elliot Roe Elliot Roe is a leading mindset and performance coach, celebrated for elevating the mental game in poker. With a foundation in hypnotherapy, Elliot has developed 'Primed Mind,' an app acclaimed for helping players achieve peak performance.
    His expertise is not limited to poker; he also advises high performers across various disciplines, from UFC fighters & Olympians, to CEOs, Founders, and Hedge Fund Managers.
    Elliot's holistic approach to mindset and performance has positioned him as a pivotal figure for those seeking to conquer stress, enhance focus, and master the emotional complexities inherent to high-stakes decision-making, both on and off the felt. Learn more at ElliotRoe.com.

    • 51 min
    Balancing Stress: A Deep Dive into Positive and Negative Stress with Jeff Krasno

    Balancing Stress: A Deep Dive into Positive and Negative Stress with Jeff Krasno

    The Urban Monk podcast with Dr Pedram Shojai.
    https://www.theurbanmonk.com/
    Health, wellness, and personal development media in a new steaming service that's designed to help you live your best life. Try this free course from The Urban Monk
     
    https://theurbanmonk.com/reboot


    Pedram Shojai is the Urban Monk. He is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, a Taoist Priest, a Qi Gong Master, film maker, author, and Kung Fu world traveler. He invites you to join in the conversation exploring what it means to live with balance in the 21st century.
     
    About Jeff Krasno Jeff is the co-founder and CEO of Commune, a masterclass platform for personal and societal well-being. He hosts the Commune podcast, interviewing a wide variety of luminaries from Deepak Chopra and Marianne Williamson to Matthew McConaughey and Gabor Maté. Jeff pens a personal weekly essay titled “Commusings” that explores spirituality, wellness and culture and is distributed to over one million subscribers every Sunday. Jeff is the creator of Good Stress, a collection of wellness protocols that he developed to reverse his diabetes, lose 60 pounds and reclaim his health at age 50.
    Good Stress is available as on-line course and is being developed into a book and TV series. Jeff and his better three-quarters, Schuyler Grant, operate Commune Topanga, a 10-acre wellness center and production lab where they host regular retreats together featuring yoga, cold plunging, sauna bathing, lectures and story-telling. Jeff attended The Hotchkiss School and received his BA in 1993 from Columbia University. In 2008, Jeff co-created the concept for Wanderlust, a series of large-scale events combining yoga & wellness with the arts. Wanderlust became the world’s most recognized wellness events brand with 65 events in 20 countries. Jeff served as co-CEO for eight years. Jeff serves on the board of Pure Edge, a non-profit organization dedicated to integrating yoga and mindfulness curriculum into the public school system.
    Jeff is a contributor to the Huffington Post and Fast Company. His first book, eponymously named, Wanderlust, debuted in May 2015 on Rodale and has sold more than 50,000 copies worldwide. He also curated the Wanderlust cookbook, Find Your True Fork which came out in July 2017. In 2016, he was selected by Oprah Winfrey to be part of the SuperSoul100 as one of the nation’s leading entrepreneurs. Jeff & Schuyler have three beautiful daughters, Phoebe, Lolli and Micah. They currently live in Los Angeles, California.

    • 49 min
    Redefining Midlife: A Conversation with Claire and James Davis

    Redefining Midlife: A Conversation with Claire and James Davis

    The Urban Monk podcast with Dr Pedram Shojai.
    https://www.theurbanmonk.com/
    Health, wellness, and personal development media in a new steaming service that's designed to help you live your best life. Try this free course from The Urban Monk
     
    https://theurbanmonk.com/reboot


    Pedram Shojai is the Urban Monk. He is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, a Taoist Priest, a Qi Gong Master, film maker, author, and Kung Fu world traveler. He invites you to join in the conversation exploring what it means to live with balance in the 21st century.
     
    About Claire and James Davis 
    Claire and James Davis are the husband and wife team behind the multi-award winning wellbeing company The Midlife Mentors, which gives men and women over 40 the body, mind and lifestyle tools they need to live their best life.
    The couple also have a successful midlife health podcast; The Midlife Mentors (top 1.5% in global charts), run luxury retreats in Ibiza and Marbella and are regular media commentators, having been featured in The New York Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times, The Observer & Conde Nast Traveller to name but a few.
    The couple’s science based approach, leveraging their backgrounds and qualifications in psychology, coaching, hormones, nutrition, personal training, stress management, menopause and NLP, empowers individuals to regain control and make positive, lasting change.

    • 58 min
    Finding Inner Peace: A Conversation with Elaine Glass

    Finding Inner Peace: A Conversation with Elaine Glass

    The Urban Monk podcast with Dr Pedram Shojai.
    https://www.theurbanmonk.com/
    Health, wellness, and personal development media in a new steaming service that's designed to help you live your best life. Try this free course from The Urban Monk
     
    https://theurbanmonk.com/reboot


    Pedram Shojai is the Urban Monk. He is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, a Taoist Priest, a Qi Gong Master, film maker, author, and Kung Fu world traveler. He invites you to join in the conversation exploring what it means to live with balance in the 21st century.
     

    About Elaine Glass
    Elaine Glass, a visionary author and highly experienced Master Life Coach, is renowned for her transformative retreats tailored for women navigating intricate midlife transitions. Her book, GET QUIET, will empower you to get back to feeling like yourself again! Elaine's path has been marked by significant leaps of faith. Understanding the profound impact of connection and compassion, she realized that true transformation occurs when people feel genuinely acknowledged and understood. Driven by a profound sense of purpose, Elaine’s mission is helping people live their BEST life.

    Her unique approach, known as "The Get Quiet Way," is a roadmap to discovering your inner treasures and bringing them fully up to the surface and out into the world. She encourages you to be who you truly want to be, feel good again in your own skin, and realize your positive influence on your family and the world. Elaine's deepest commitments serve as more than just inspiration, they serve as a catalyst for action. She inspires and encourages people to dive deep within, acknowledge their truths, and lead a life that is unapologetically authentic. Her journey exemplifies that it is never too late to pivot, find your voice, and make a meaningful impact on the world.

     

     

    • 43 min
    Decoding Stress: A Deep Dive into Neuroscience, Perception, and Soothing Techniques with Dr. Dave Rabin

    Decoding Stress: A Deep Dive into Neuroscience, Perception, and Soothing Techniques with Dr. Dave Rabin

    The Urban Monk podcast with Dr Pedram Shojai.
    https://www.theurbanmonk.com/
    Health, wellness, and personal development media in a new steaming service that's designed to help you live your best life. Try this free course from The Urban Monk
     
    https://theurbanmonk.com/reboot


    Pedram Shojai is the Urban Monk. He is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, a Taoist Priest, a Qi Gong Master, film maker, author, and Kung Fu world traveler. He invites you to join in the conversation exploring what it means to live with balance in the 21st century.
     

    Meet Dr Dave Rabin
    Dr. David Rabin, MD, PhD, a board-certified psychiatrist and neuroscientist, is the co-founder & Chief Medical Officer at Apollo Neuroscience, the first scientifically-validated wearable technology to improve heart rate variability, focus, relaxation, and access to meditative states by delivering gentle vibrations to the body.

    In addition to his clinical psychiatry practice, Dr. Rabin is also the Executive Director of The Board of Medicine, and a psychedelic clinical researcher currently evaluating the mechanism of psychedelic medicines in treatment-resistant mental illnesses.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
177 Ratings

177 Ratings

Elaine Glass ,

Soulful conversation

It was an honor to be a guest on the Urban Monk podcast. Pedram weaves his magic through each thought and has the listener always top of mind, giving useful guidance on how we can all live our best life. Highly recommend!

CharlieB790 ,

Awesome Podcast

Thank you for bringing your program back! As a Health Coach your information is valuable and your books are very informative. Thank you!

Blondie4671 ,

I’m in!

Haven’t listened to a single one yet, but judging by some hateful reviews from snow flakes I’m going to subscribe😉

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