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Episode 194: Yoga for Seniors with Carol Krucoff

Although they are largely ignored when mainstream media covers yoga, seniors age 65 and older are the fastest growing segment in the United States. Today's guest, Carol Krucoff, has been teaching seniors (and training yoga teachers) for nearly two decades at Duke...

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Episode 171: Is Yoga Enough?

This week, Jason and I are tackling another common question that modern yoga students ask: Is yoga enough to keep you healthy? Or do you need to add other forms of exercise to your routine? The answer, of course, depends on the goal. But we chat about our own thoughts...

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Episode 166: The Power of Essential Oils with Elena Brower

The scent of lavender wafting from every local yoga studio’s doors may be a relatively recent phenomenon, but essential oils have been used to bolster health and well being for thousands of years, says this week’s guest Elena Brower, who is a New York yoga teacher and...

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Episode 158: Closing the Wellness Gap with Nicole Cardoza

Today’s guest is Nicole Cardoza, founder of Yoga Foster. I couldn't be more excited about Nicole's mission to bring more movement into classrooms across the country. Her approach is innovative, too -- Nicole's background in tech inspired her to create a platform that...

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Episode 155: Creating a Pranic Budget with Sarah Kucera

If you’ve followed this podcast for a while, you know that I think self care is vitally important if you want to live a happy, healthy life. (I even created an online course about self care!) You might also know that I dabble in Ayurveda and I’m fascinated about what...

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Episode 131: Yoga as a Form of Radical Self Care

Historically, during times of political and cultural strife, people become more interested in self care. That means that right now, self-care is an incredibly important and popular topic (to the tune of 9 million hashtags on Instagram!). Self care means different...

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Episode 117: Jason’s Favorite (Non-Asana) Yoga Books

When I have Jason on the show, we talk a lot about postures and technique, so I thought it would be interesting to talk yoga philosophy on the podcast this week. I asked Jason to share his favorite yoga books (that are not focused on the physical practice). These are...

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Episode 106: Yoga, Birth, and Business with Rachel Yellin

Yoga offers us so much more than a healthy body and mind--it also helps us to get to know ourselves on a deep, intimate level. That deep knowing can help us make better decisions about every aspect of our lives, which is especially true during the childbirth process,...

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Episode 92: Yoga for Healthy Aging with Baxter Bell

Did you know that the fastest growing demographic of yogis are ages 55 and older? Neither did I! I learned all sorts of fascinating facts, statistics, and new research from this week’s guest, Baxter Bell, a medical doctor and the co-author of the new book Yoga for Healthy Living.

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Episode 41: Deborah Burkman — You Are Enough

In this age of insta-celebrity and everyone chasing their 15 minutes of fame, it's refreshing to talk to a long-term, successful yoga teacher. Deborah Burkman is one such person. She's been teaching for 17 years, in many settings, and loves her job. She's not famous...

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Episode 7: Taylor Harkness – Being True to You

Hello and Happy Summer! Have you met or taken class online with Taylor Harkness yet? You should! Taylor (@tjhark on Instagram) is warm and heartful with an infectious charm. He's young (my first millennial on the podcast) but he is truly a wise, old soul. Taylor...

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Episode 5: Andrea Ferretti on Self-Acceptance in Yoga

Edited to add: I've been at a loss for words since the tragic shooting in Orlando over the weekend. I want to extend our deepest sympathies to the victims, their families, and friends. I created this podcast long before these events. I don't pretend to have the...

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