My guest on this episode is Richard Rosen. Richard has been an emissary for the modern Yoga world from the opening of Piedmont Yoga school with Rodney Yee in 1987 to his many articles in The Yoga Journal to his most recent of three books on early hatha practices, Original Yoga: Rediscovering Traditional Practices of Hatha Yoga. You can read more of Richard’s many articles, translations and books at www.richardrosenyoga.com.
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The Lonely Guru podcast is dedicated to exploring how the practice of Yoga and related traditions can directly contribute to the world we live in.
In his Lonelyguru Yoga Dialogues podcast & music Ryan Spielman aims to unearth what a real, transformative Yoga looks like in our culture. This podcast is an expression of Ryan’s passion for the exploration and realisation of Yoga.
In this episode we talk with senior teachers, Anna Ashby, Graham burns and Director of Triyoga, Jonathan Sattin about starting out as a Yoga teacher. I’ve enlisted the help of my two friends and fellow teachers, Genny Wilkinson-Priest and Liz Frances Hobbs for the interviews. Topics include: giving them what they want vs. giving them what they need, mentorship, earning a living, being professional and more. Enjoy!
My guest for this episode is Matthew Remski. Matthew teaches yoga philosophy and ayurveda. He is a therapist and the author of several books including Threads of Yoga: A remix of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Family Wakes Us Up & 21st Century Yoga. In this episode we talk about whether you are personally responsible for your ailments, a yogi’s obligation as a global citizen and What We Are Actually Doing In Asana. He frequently writes stimulating and provocative articles that can all be found on his website matthewremski.com.
My guest is Ashtanga Vinyasa teacher, John Scott. John elegantly describes how the vinyasa method can be used to achieve deep states of concentration and meditation. He shares wisdom from the Guruji Sutras, and answers questions from you, the listening audience about aging, adjusting and the relationship between mind and body. You can find out more about John’s work at johnscottyoga.com
My guest is Martin Aylward. Martin has been leading retreats worldwide, teaching meditation and supporting groups and individuals since 1999. He is the founding teacher of Moulin de Chaves, a residential retreat centre in South West France, where he lives.
Martin works with students around the world in retreats and in ongoing individual support. He also runs an online course WorkSexMoneyDharma.com.
Martin is co-founder, with Mark Coleman, of Mindfulness Trainings, running professional Mindfulness teacher trainings in Europe and the US.
Ryan’s music is about poking fun at our foibles, musing about the meaning of life and bringing to light the ways in which we give ourselves a hard time. Though the songs are rough around the edges I think they capture how weird and wonderful it is being a human being.