Episodes
Hypermobility /// Yoga as Therapy /// Quitting Wall Street Trina Altman ( @trinaltman) is the creator of Yoga Deconstructed® and Pilates Deconstructed®, which take an interdisciplinary approach to foster an embodied understanding of yoga and Pilates and their relationship to modern movement science. Her work has been published in Yoga Journal, Yoga International, and Pilates Style magazine and her classes have been featured on Yoga International and Yoga Anytime. She regularly serves as guest...
Published 07/14/21
Giving up a path of self destruction /// Moving through fear /// Consistency and success Fitness has always been a huge part of Jacob Manning’s (@jacobmanningyoga) life; including football, baseball and wrestling, and eventually learning that the key to keeping in the best possible shape of the body and the mind was, in fact, yoga. Jacob has built a huge social following thank to his wisdom in the fields of yoga, fitness and nutrition, and also thanks to his remarkable story of recovery from...
Published 06/10/21
Adam Keen (@adam_keen_ashtanga) has been practicing Ashtanga yoga since 1998 and teaching since 2004. He is one of few practitioners to have completed the Advanced A (third) series in Mysore, India, under the guidance of Sharathji Jois. He has taught and lived primarily in London, with stints in Istanbul, Vancouver, Spain, Crete and India, as well as teaching workshops internationally. Adam’s teaching is committed to the facilitating the individuals experience of yoga. Teaching is...
Published 05/27/21
Dr Tosin Sotubo (@mindbodydoctor) is a medical doctor working in London as a NHS & Private General Practitioner with a passion for spreading health awareness. She founded Mind Body Doctor, as a friendly and accessible space to educate and inspire as many people as possible to look after their health. She has a huge focus on diversity and representation in health and wellness to reflect people from all backgrounds and walks of life. WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT -Balancing caring for others with...
Published 05/16/21
Jason Crandell (@jason_crandell) is a natural teacher and author with more than 20 years of experience. Named “one of the teachers shaping the future of yoga,” by Yoga Journal, Jason has been an in-demand teacher at conferences around the world for more than a decade. Considered a teacher’s teacher, Jason has taught on countless teacher training faculties, leads trainings globally, and regularly presents teacher training content at esteemed conferences. Jason’s primary teacher is Rodney...
Published 04/30/21
Kelsey ‘Hydro’ Miller (@kelseyhydromiller) is an international a dancer, model and choreographer, plus and ambassador for Nike Training London. He has performed on stages such as the Barbican, SSE Arena and Latitude Festival, with artists including Cheryl Cole, Run DMC and Will Smith. Kelsey’s signature fluid style, Hydrography, is a fusion of his training in Hip hop, Popping, Jazz, dancehall, afrobeats, Krump and House. Kelsey was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 3days before my...
Published 04/20/21
Tiffany Soi (@tiffany_soi) has been described as a modern Renaissance woman of sorts: The Londoner of EurAsian heritage is a presenter, yoga & wellbeing coach, and respected climbing athlete, who somewhere along the way also picked up a first class space science degree (just in case we really do need a wormhole out of here after all!). She is the creator of ClimbFlow Fit-Yoga: a targeted dynamic strength training meets yoga flow movement approach for climbers (and movement lovers...
Published 04/13/21
Leo Cosendai (@leo.cosendai) is changing the way people interact with sound. His work in making gong baths accessible worldwide has gained him recognition as a leading figure in the wellness movement.. He has presented meditation through sound to over 1 million people with the help of his app Third Ear, as well as his TV appearances. Leo’s early years were spent between Switzerland and Asia, where he was exposed to a culture which has discreetly shaped his path. Passionate about art, music,...
Published 04/01/21
It’s been a year since we decided to have some honest conversations and dig deeper under that shiny surface of the wellness industry; discovering that the balanced-state is often a fleeting moment, with the rest of life being an ever-changing obstacle course of; struggles, opportunities, sweat and hard work. To celebrate a year of chatting to wonderful guests, finding their own version of happiness, former guest, entrepreneur and wellness speaker, Niraj Shah (@niraj5hah) decided it would...
Published 03/17/21
Daniel Rama ( danielrama_) is the fusion of authentic hatha yoga and modern functional movement. His journey began with a life changing injury and a grim diagnosis. Told by doctors that he would never be able to run again, Rama moved to a simple yoga ashram and began dedicating himself to a life of sincere sadhana (spiritual practice). After a miraculous recovery, Rama has now made it his life purpose to share valuable techniques associated with yoga, movement and mindfulness. Together with...
Published 03/09/21
In the two short years that Wassim (Waz) Ashayer (@wasashayer) has officially worked in the fitness industry his achievements are extensive. Co-Founder of boutique fitness business Raise LDN, Group Fitness Manager for global fitness brand Equinox, Trainer for leading on-demand fitness app FIIT, and a Brand Ambassador for Gymshark, to name but a few. Although a fully qualified Personal Trainer at just 17 years’ old, his successful modelling career with Select Model Management took precedent...
Published 03/02/21
World renowned yoga instructor, Matt Giordano (@theyogimatt) gives credit to an influential figure from his teenage years--his high school art teacher-- for sparking within him the curiosity and tenacity that eventually led him to yoga. It was Eileen Walk who told Giordano: "You are not allowed to say 'I can’t.' You must rephrase to a question: 'How?" That inquisitive and unrelenting spirit laid the foundation for Matt to begin a devoted yoga practice. When coupled with his passion to...
Published 02/17/21
Punnu Wasu (@punnuwasu) is an Indian vocalist, musician, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He was born and raised in Hyderabad into a family that has a true love for Kirtan (devotional music) and spirituality. He began studying harmonium and singing at the tender age of 5. At age 10, he moved on to learning the Hindustani (Indian Classical Music) while traveling with his father throughout India singing the beautiful verses of Kirtan. Later on, his knowledge of mandolin and tabla became...
Published 02/08/21
Kim Hartwell (@kimhartwell) is a personal trainer, movement coach, yoga teacher, rock climber and avid nature lover. Her classes fuse biomechanics and yoga flow, so you can feel empowered to do what you love for longer. She is also the founder of Rock & Soul Adventure retreats which combine rock climbing, movement and general outdoorsiness. WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT -The transition from Hiit trainer to yoga teacher -Getting bullied before being scouted to be a model -Previously squashing...
Published 02/03/21
When Magnus Fridh (@magnus_fridh) was just seventeen, his life took a surprising and abrupt turn: He had grown up a restless child, so when his family received a visit from Karma, a Tibetan youth they were sponsoring, he was initially sceptical of anything that he deemed ”New Age”. It didn’t take long before he realized the power of both meditation and mindfulness, and as he grew more interested he travelled to Nepal to practice meditation, and later on specialized in Indology at University...
Published 01/26/21
Jules Mitchell MS, CMT, RYT (@julesyoga) is a Las Vegas based yoga teacher, educator and massage therapist. She blends the tradition of yoga with her extensive study in biomechanics to help teachers develop their craft and empower them with education. She regularly contributes to yoga teacher training programs and leads workshops worldwide, balancing the somatic aspects of yoga with the most current exercise science. Bringing the most useful and applicable pieces of that science into the...
Published 01/12/21
Celest Pereira (@celestpereirayoga) is a London based, internationally teaching, yoga teacher with 15 years teaching experience and a BSc in Physical Therapy. Her greatest passion is to teach anatomy and biomechanics to yoga practitioners and is currently doing a degree in neuroscience. She teaches Vinyasa Flow Yoga primarily with her own unique twist, incorporating biomechanical and neurology drills to enhance performance. WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT Growing up with dyslexia and having limiting...
Published 12/31/20
Dylan Werner (@dylanwerneryoga) is a renowned international yoga instructor and author. His extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology and deep understanding of eastern philosophy lends a unique perspective to his teaching methodologies. Former US Marine and Iraq War veteran turned firefighter/paramedic; Dylan left his career to pursue a life of mindfulness, dedicating himself to helping others in their journey towards a more peaceful, harmonious life. WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT The power of...
Published 12/16/20
Kyle Gray (@kylegrayuk) is a spiritual teacher with a difference. With his sharp wit, need for truth and a desire to shed light upon some of the more complex spiritual subjects, Kyle has become one of the most sought-after experts within his field. With spiritual encounters from an early age, Kyle always had the ability to hear, feel and see what goes beyond the natural senses, which eventually led him to discovering the power of angels and positive energy in his teens. Kyle believes that...
Published 11/30/20
Andrea Marcum (@andreamarcum) has been teaching yoga for over 20 year and in those years she has; opened a yoga studio, taught trainings for the famous YogaWorks studios, travelled the world teaching and wrote Close to Om; Stretching Yoga from Your Mat to Your Life. Andrea believes our yoga mats are magic carpets to look into our lives and that integrity lives in the way we do the simplest of things. WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT Coping online as a yoga teacher through lockdown /// Being a studio...
Published 11/13/20
Dave Stringer (@davestirnger) is a Grammy™-nominated record producer and composer who has been widely profiled as one of the most innovative artists of the modern Yoga movement. He’s both an inspiring singer and a captivating public speaker, resolving neuroscience, yoga philosophy and music into a participatory theatrical experience. Stringer’s sound invokes the transcendent mysticism of traditional Indian instruments with the exuberant, groove-oriented sensibility of American gospel and the...
Published 10/29/20
Zephyr Wildman (@zephyrwildman) has been a Senior Yoga Teacher in London since 2002, teaching classes, trainings, privately, online platforms and at London-base Treatment Centres for addiction, depression and other dependency problems. She is a Yoga Ambassador for Our Mala and Lululemon and teaches for The Gates Foundation in London. Her teachings focus on combining the elements of creative movement, flow and dynamic sequencing, focusing on alignment and kinesiology. Zephyr also has...
Published 10/20/20
Gemma Ogston, together with her husband, run Gems Wholesome Kitchen (@gemswholesomekitchen) a plant-based foodie business based in Brighton, UK. Her first book , The Self Care Cookbook was published last December and if she's not busy cooking she developing recipes,, working on projects with brands and delivering cooking workshops. With her good friend Aye, she has recently launched called Plant Stories, a  community kitchen shared space for small and up and coming plant based food...
Published 10/08/20
#24 MELVYN CARLILE - Mind Body Spirit Festival Chairman Melvyn Carlile is Chairman of MindBodySpirit Festival, the first exhibition in the world entirely devoted to the pursuit of healthier, more creative and fulfilling lifestyles; also, the largest and longest running event of its kind in the world. He is the co-founder of London Wellbeing Festival, Chairman of Ashoktree Foundation and Ambassador for OMNOM alongside Russell Brand and Jay Shetty. WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT Journey from fast-paced...
Published 09/25/20
#23 EMMA HENRY - Senior Jivamukti Yoga Teacher With a background in dance and martial arts, Emma Henry (@emmajiva) was introduced to yoga in the mid 90s and has been teaching since 1998. From practicing Ashtanga with Pattabhi Jois, in Mysore, and gaining an advanced certification in the Jivamukti method, with her teachers Sharon Gannon and David Life, Emma is now based at Triyoga, London, creating a magical space for practitioners to feel inspired, safe, nurtured and uplifted. Emma also...
Published 09/13/20