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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.

Aug 10, 2023

Mindfulness teacher Diana joins me to talk the worldly winds, how to choose meditation, mindfulness evidence base, are retreats a good fit, does meditation exclude people, tech and mindfulness, life integration, relational mindfulness, online retreats, and is mindfulness just “Buddhism Lite”. A robust but friendly confrontation. 


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About Diana:

Diana Winston is the Director of Mindfulness Education at UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC). She is the author ofThe Little Book of Being, and co-author of Fully Present: The Science, Art and Practice of Mindfulness. She has taught mindfulness for health and well-being since 1999 in a variety of settings including in healthcare, universities, businesses, non-profits, and schools in the US and internationally. Her work has been mentioned in the New York TimesO Magazine, Los Angeles TimesBloomberg, Women’s Health, among others. She created the evidence-based Mindful Awareness Practices Program (MAPs) and is a founding board member of the International Mindfulness Teachers Association. The LA Times calls her one of the nation’s best-known teachers of mindfulness.” A former Buddhist nun, you can find her on the UCLA Mindful, Waking Up and Ten Percent Happier apps or at and