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The Embodiment Podcast

Host Mark Walsh and guest hosts offer a weekly podcast for everyone who is interested in Embodiment and the body. The podcast contains in-depth explorations of embodiment topics with expert guests from around the globe. Diverse speakers and practitioners of embodied areas such as academia, yoga, meditation, martial arts, psychology, medical, somatic, therapy, dance, and bodywork. The podcast is full of practical tips and experiential exercises.

Dec 14, 2018

Creator of Ancestral Movement Simon Thakur joins me to talk monkeys, martial arts and humans. We chat Asian martial arts, the Indian spiritual look, the pros and cons of the life of a traveling student, evolutionary theory, Flow states in nature, primate movement, movement from other stages of our evolution, why we should reclaim our evolutionary movement, the limitations of movement, movement in tribal dance, doggy style, healing the disconnect from nature, the dangers of idealising tribal cultures and pretending you’re other animals, the healing properties of movement, how to choose a practice as a mature mover, having integrity as an embodiment trainer and opening up of worlds by humbling oneself. An amble through evolution.