Episodes
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
Marcus Veda (@goodlordveda) took his degree in philosophy and spent most of his 20s exploring the good life DJ-ing, remixing, recording and touring the world, living the dream. Yoga initially appeared as a way to deal with a lingering injury, and now Marcus is one of London’s most popular teachers, known for his combination of Rocket Yoga and specially mixed soundtracks, laying down the rhythm and tempo of every class. Marcus has co-written 2 books ‘Greed, Sex, Intention- Living like a yogi...
Published 09/06/20
Finlay Wilson (@finlay0901) has had 100 million+ views of his videos including kilts, handstands and the beautiful Scottish Highlands and also released the book Kilted Yoga; Yogi Laid Bare. Along with being an in-demand teacher on the international circuit, Finlay has created a wonderful community at his studio Heart Space, in Dundee. He’s also spoken publicly on LGBTQ+ issues, male mental health and suicide. WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT Rescuing a pup /// Dealing with death threats /// Yoga for...
Published 08/31/20
Darren James’ (@DJDarrenJamesmusic) raison d’etre is holding space for joy through Yoga, Music and Performance. Yoga has been integral to his life the past 10 years and it is one of his great life loves and purposes to share this magical practice with his teaching. Festivals, Studios and international spaces, It is always a privilege to roll out the mat and connect to others, ourselves and source. As a DJ and Entertainer he has played at palaces, festivals, clubs, castles, upon oceans and...
Published 08/16/20
Mia Togo ( @miatogo) is a YogaWorks senior teacher, teacher trainer, 300-hour mentor and leads yoga retreats and workshops around the world. She recently moved to London fort he USA, now teaching in triyoga Mia creates a space for her students to explore their truth - a place where they can remember that their worth does not need to be earned, bought, or outsourced, because true love comes from within. In a world where we are taught to push away discomfort and attach to pleasure, she...
Published 08/04/20
Mathieu Boldron (@mathieuboldronyoga) was born and raised in Paris, discovering yoga as he was singing & acting in the Broadway Musical, The Lion King. As he performed in different shows in many languages and countries his practice became a way to root down, express himself, and balance his life.  After musical Mathieu traveled all over the world to learn from inspiring teachers. He took 10 YTT as a students and taught within the last 5 years about 25 YTT in ashtanga, Hatha, Vinyasa...
Published 07/27/20
Michael James Wong is a leading voice in the global movement for modern mindfulness. A community activist, yoga and meditation teacher, speaker, author and founder of Just Breathe, Sunday School Yoga & BOYS OF YOGA, Michael is dedicated to building and celebrating strong communities. In his down time he enjoys drinking tea, a new passion since moving from Los Angeles to London. Find out more at these places below, @michaeljameswong | michaeljameswong.com | @justbreathe |...
Published 07/18/20
Kirsty Gallagher (@kirsty_gallagher_) is a moon mentor, Sunday Times bestselling author, soul alignment and transformation coach, yoga teacher, meditation teacher and founder of Lunar Living. She has been sharing the life-changing benefits of yoga and the moon for over 10 years including 80 worldwide retreats. She is the founder of online sisterhood Lunar Living, which will teach you how to weave the secret and ancient wisdom of the moon into modern, everyday life and author of Lunar Living:...
Published 07/05/20
Richie Norton (@richienorton_) ended a rugby career at 26, due to injury, and after a stint in an office job, headed to Australia, to begin to explore his body and mind in news ways, working alongside sports professionals and some of the most respected pioneers of human performance. Richie is the first European Master Coach for XPT and through his Strength Temple project, takes clients on a journey of self-discovery, giving them the tools to unlock and develop their full physical and mental...
Published 06/29/20
Hendrick Famutimi (@supermanhf) is 2x British U93KG Powerlifting Champion, IPF World Deadlift Gold Medalist, Ex- American Football Player & Sprinter. Irish born, now London based and deadlifting 335kg, Hendrick is an instructor at the industry leading Equinox gyms and head trainer at Rowbots. WE TALK ABOUT Only saying ‘yes’ to the things that serve us /// Building a connection with our food /// How carbs are demonised /// Journey from living an unhealthy lifestyle in hospitality to...
Published 06/21/20
Bettina Campolucci Bordi (@bettinas_kitchen) has a Norwegian father, a Bulgarian/Danish mother, was born in Denmark but grew up in Tanzania, followed by Sweden. After a childhood spent haggling in international food markets and eating global food, Bettina made a detour to the hospitality industry, but made her way back to food, beginning with wellness retreats. She went on to form Bettina’s Kitchen which today encompasses; culinary, yoga and mindfulness retreats, plant based cooking...
Published 06/13/20
Mira Manek (@miramanek) is the author of Gujarati inspired cookbook, Saffron Soul, and Prajna, Ayurvedic Rituals for Happiness. She has designed wellness menus and dishes for various British and Indian restaurants and her chai spice mix has been taken on by various London cafes including, of course, her own cafe in Soho, London. With a background in journalism, Mira has written for Evening Standard, Independent, Red Magazine, Glamour and others. WE TALK ABOUT Caring less about the...
Published 06/03/20
Katarina Rayburn (@katarinarayburnyoga) has made a, perhaps unexpected, journey from trained actress and physics graduate to hugely popular London-based yoga teacher and studio owner (Kindred Yoga - @kindredyogalife). Having completed her first 200hr training in India, with the Yoga People, followed by plenty more advanced training, she now teaches a stye that combines Rocket Yoga, with the Mandala model, working closely with chakra and elemental theories. WE TALK ABOUT The journey...
Published 05/26/20
Niraj Shah (@niraj5hah) is an entrepreneur, stroke survivor, technology enthusiast, biohacker, meditation guide and mental well-being speaker. As co-founder of Mind: Unlocked (@mind.unlocked), his mission is to make evidence-based, practical mental well-being tools designed for busy 21st century lives more accessible. Niraj is also European Co-Chair for Silicon Valley’s Transformative Technology Lab, the leading global community of entrepreneurs using technology to raise mental health and...
Published 05/17/20
Ella Wroath (@ellawroathsoulcircus) has squeezed a huge amount in to her decade in the wellness industry. Teaching yoga developed in to opening a Cheltenham yoga studio Ella & Fleur Hot Yoga yoga studio, whilst pregnant. The next adventure came in launching the hugely popular wellness festival Soul Circus (@soulcircusfetival), again while pregnant! Since then she’s managed the growing yearly festival with her husband, whilst traveling the world with her young family! WE TALK...
Published 05/12/20
Published 05/04/20
A native of Botswana and now London-based, Doug Robson (@thedownwarddoug) qualified as a stuntman 7 years ago after training extensively in martial arts, gymnastics and platform diving. Since then he has doubled high-profile actors such as Channing Tatum, Colin Firth and Luke Evans and built an extensive list of credits, including award-winning productions Mission Impossible, The Avengers, Star Wars and Game of Thrones, among others. Doug first took up yoga as a form of therapy after...
Published 05/04/20
Radhika Das (@radhika_dasa) is devoted to helping others feel more fulfilled through mantra meditation and a holistic way of living; deeply connecting the mind, body and soul. Radhika Das also helps to run ‘Kirtan London’ (@kirtanlondon), a project which aims to make sacred mantra music accessible and relevant to a wider audience, including schools, mental health institutions and outdoor events. WE TALK ABOUT The meaning behind kirtan and mantra /// Being of service to the world ///The...
Published 04/27/20
Kevin Boyle (@KevinBoyleYoga) is a Dublin based yoga teacher. He leads the teacher training at YogaHub and is the creator and host of The Yoga Life Podcast. Having spent most of his 20s partying, it took a family intervention for Kevin to realise that his health was deteriorating. He found yoga at age 30, started his 200-hour at 34, was made redundant from his office job at 35 and hasn't looked back since. WE TALK ABOUT The power of napping /// Productive early mornings ///...
Published 04/20/20
Galahad is a 7th generation shoemaker. As a teenager, he spent summer holidays on various shoe production lines in Europe and Asia learning the family’s trade. After finishing school, he went to America on a Morehead scholarship to study Chinese and Anthropology. While there he founded Students 4 Students International an organisation created to help disadvantaged students in Africa go to the best secondary schools and onto university. In 2003, lured by the Wu Tang Clan wearing Wallabees,...
Published 04/13/20
Adam Hocke (@Adam_hocke) is a London based, American born, yoga teacher and teacher trainer, who blends yoga tradition with contemporary understanding of body and mind. He teaches; classes in London's leading studios, international workshops, online and streams audio from his classes to over 150+ countries. WE TALK ABOUT Authenticity /// Negative thinking /// Self-discipline /// Your ‘why’ /// Defining success /// Seeking approval ///Building student relationships /// Act of service vs...
Published 04/05/20
Jools Sampson is a creator of extraordinary and transformational retreats. She set up Reclaim Your Self (@reclaimyourself) in 2005 and has run over 100 pioneering retreats since then. Before retreats, Jools gained a Masters in political science and spent 10 years working in International Development. Currently, Jools' attention is on her new sustainable travel goals. WE TALK ABOUT Perseverance /// Gut instincts /// Work involved in creating retreats /// Surviving a financial crash ///...
Published 03/29/20