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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.

Jul 16, 2018

Top British yoga teacher Peter Blackaby joins long-term student and host Mark Walsh to discuss humanism vs. guru culture, purpose (what’s the point of yoga?), functionality, critical analysis, structural vs. neurological approaches to yoga, foot yoga, efficient and parasitic movement, ease, top vs. bottom-up approaches, sensory yoga, interoception, proprioception, Antonio Damasio, emotions vs. feelings, yoga for daily life, social engagement, the “quiet revolutions” in yoga-land, what stupid and delusional yoga is,Mary Stewart and Vanda Scaravelli, modernism vs. postmodernism, evidence based yoga, cultural exclusivity, container vs. transfer in yoga and yoga as a process. A thoughtful wide-ranging discussion with shout-outs to many innovative people in the field today.