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Yoga and ayurveda conversations for smart, compassionate practice with Kathryn Anne Flynn. Featuring wisdom + resources for curious yoga teachers and students to cultivate kind minds and smart hearts.
||CleanPrenatal Yoga with Nicky Poole||Fear and difficult emotions are often part of the pregnancy experience, and many women turn to yoga - or continue their yoga - through their pregnancy to help with the anxiety of navigating pregnancy and labour. Nicky Poole is an experienced mum, prenat||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYoganand Michael Carroll - a must listen for yoga history + philosophy!||Maybe one of the most experienced yogis to ever grace this podcast in past or future, Yoganand Michael Carroll is a treasure trove of amazing stories and yoga philosophy. A must listen for anyone interested in the history of yoga and its philosophy!||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYoga Voice||Why are you talking like that? An exploration into what makes a voice, what is "yoga voice", and why we may do it.||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOpen the Door at the Body: Susi Hately on Yoga Therapy||Susi Hately is a yoga therapist and teacher trainer in Calgary, Alberta, who is a pioneer in offering trainings online in yoga and yoga therapy through her program, Functional Synergy. We talk early online yoga work, the evolution and content of yoga th||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYoga Conversations Past and Present with Carol Horton, PhD||A conversation about yoga conversations with Carol Horton, PhD, including the early days of the yoga blogging community, how the change in tone in the yoga community has prompted some changes in her work, and staying focused on being of service to other||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYoga Teachers' Mental Health: Yoga's Not So Dirty Secret with Kim McNeil||Let's talk about mental health and yoga teachers, since so many people who turn to yoga are seekers or individuals looking for greater wellness. Kim McNeil from Calgary, Alberta and I open the conversation - imperfectly, compassionately, and honestly.||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHealing Plants with Amber Westfall of The Wild Garden||Interested in plant medicine? This conversation with Amber Westfall of The Wild Garden offers practical advice for integrating plant medicine into your life, and reveals the potency of what we can find in our local environment.||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCannabis Yoga: What It Might Be and What We Must Consider||The difference between CBD and THC, what marijuana does to the brain, how we receive it from an Ayurvedic perspective, and what you may want to think about before you host a marijuana and yoga event.||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFacilitating Yoga Classes: Teaching Q&A - Including Snoring Students!||Trains of thought on being in the teacher's seat. Inspired by my recent conversations with yoga teacher trainees, we talk about a few questions around facilitating yoga classes - including whether to gently awake sleeping students in Savasana.||7/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOpen Source Yoga: Brea Johnson from Heart and Bones Yoga||Heart and Bones is the result of Brea Johnson's heart work and a long relationship with yoga and inquiry, particularly into anatomy and movement as it applies to teaching asana. She joins me to wander through a bit of her history as a faciliator and stu||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Yogi Mama's Guide to Yoga, Ayurveda and Your Child: Jenn Hardy-Berthiaume Talks Parenting with Ayurveda||A yogi mama with a diversity of experience in the yoga-Ayurveda world, Jennifer Hardy-Berthiaume (Jenny Bee), recently published her first book on using Ayurveda to parent with greater ease and for greater health and harmony in the household.||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPooping Well for a Kinder World: Yoga and Ayurveda for Healthy Bowel Movements||This week I talk about what it means to have healthy bowel movements by modern healthcare's definition, as well as Ayurveda. We learn all about what's reasonable to expect, some interesting facts about feces, the anatomy of defecation, and some practica||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSupporting Your Timeline of Transformation: Part 2 of Ayurveda with Balaram Chandra Das||Part 2 of a conversation with the poetic Ayurvedic practitioner Balaram Chandra das, where we dig into some of the challenges of being a responsible teacher, models of education and how they work (or don't) in yoga and Ayurveda, as well as multiple Ayur||5/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCultivating Something New or Reforming Something Old: Part 1/2 with Balaram Chandra Das||Meet Balarama Chandra das, one of my teachers from Ayurveda school, who is a fascinating person wonderfully capable of expanding on philosophical and Ayurvedic concepts with poetic commentary.||5/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSun Salutations Refresh: Their Origin, Their Utility and Limitations, and What We Can Do With this Exercise to Diversify It||Exploring Sun Salutations and their mythology, we talk about how when we know something well, it brings certain good qualities and other challenges. I offer some thoughts on evolving our approach to Sun Salutations, including different approaches to cue||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRecognizing the Infinite with Hali Schwartz: Living Your Yoga Philosophy, Supportive Spaces, and the One Without a Second||Raised in Montreal by the original yogi-mama seeker, Hali Schwartz lives and teaches in Toronto, Canada and visits India annually. Devoted to living and sharing yoga through philosophy, chant and mantra, Hali is a dedicated practitioner who helps yogis||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSequencing Q&A: Where to Sequence Core Strength and Pranayama within Asana Classes, and Integrating New Methods||A Q&A on sequencing recorded from the Toronto Yoga Conference! I share quite a bit about my thoughts on abdominal strengthening (core) exercises in yoga classes, as well as when and how to teach pranayama in asana classes. The episode concludes with adv||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Insight Meditation with Dawn Mauricio||Western Insight Meditation and yoga teacher Dawn Mauricio brings her light, introspective approach to sincere meditation. We chat about personal practice and teaching, cultural appropriation in spiritual communities and spiritual bypassing.||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReducing Fear in Your Teaching: Sequencing and Hands-On Emhancements||Hands-on assists are a source of fear for a number of teachers who want to do the right thing for their students. I invited my friend dallas delahunt to come back and have a conversation with me about teaching hands-on.||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFascia, Anatomy and Movement: Joanne Sarah Avison on Her Book and Everything in Between||The brilliant and indefatigable Joanne Sarah Avison, Certified Yoga Therapist, Structural Integration practitioner, and author of Yoga: Fascia, Anatomy and Movement joins me for a conversation. Joanne weaves together anatomy, history, architecture, moth||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to Yoga: A Primer for New Students||A yoga primer for new students. This episode is for you to share with people you think would benefit from a yoga practice, but maybe need to hear it from someone else. It might also be of interest for yoga teachers to hear how you can speak to the benef||3/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYoga Posture Q&A: Cues, Alternatives, Engagements and Exploration of Happy Baby, Bridge Pose, Balances + Why I Don't Teach Shoulderstand||In this week's episode, I answer a lot of the questions that come my way from students in class and teacher training. I explore certain cues, alternatives and engagement approaches to the poses Happy Baby, Bridge, standing balances, gate pose variation||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYoga Book Club: Recommendations for Ayurveda, Yoga and Anatomy Reading for Students and Teachers||Book recommendations! I'm always being asked what I'm reading or what I'd recommend on particular topics, so I plucked three well-loved books off my shelves on Ayurveda, Yoga and Anatomy and tell you what's great about them, including some of my favouri||2/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTiffany Cruikshank: Yoga Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Teaching Internationally||So cool! Tiffany Cruikshank agreed to chat with me about what it's like being one of the best known yoga teachers on the international circuit, her teacher training levels of Yoga Medicine, her history and future of teaching, and Traditional Chinese Med||2/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYoga's Vegetarian Food Culture: History, Juice Fasting and Relaxing Our Smoothie Bowl Standards||We don’t need to look further than a stereotype to know that vegetarianism and yoga share the same company. This week's episode examines the Hindu roots of vegetarianism and yoga, why or why not vegetarianism for the yogic path, as well as a trip thro||2/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEvolving Your Studentship + Teaching with Barrie Risman, co-director of World Spine Care Yoga Project||Meet the wise and lovely Barrie Risman: a yoga teacher and mentor in Quebec whose teaching journey of over 20 years has taken her through studio ownership, a strong commitment to doing the work, and being of service through the World Spine Care Yoga Pro||1/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAyurveda, Yoga's Life Science + An Unorthodox Dosha Quiz||Yoga has a lifestyle science, Ayurveda - the "wisdom of life" - that helps us individualize our yoga and wellness plans. I talk a little bit about the history of Ayurveda, a couple of its central concepts, and offer an unorthodox dosha ("constitution")||1/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUpdating Our Yoga Information: How Experience Changes Us as Practitioners and Teachers with dallas delahunt||We routinely upgrade our yoga software with reading, classes and training, and this conversation with my friend, dallas delahunt, is all about how our experience informs the changing of our opinions.||1/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYoga Playlists: The Effects of Music on Practice and the Practicalities of Teaching to Music||Some teachers love to teach to music, others feel strongly that silence is best for the mind. This episode covers the practicalities of teaching to music as well as the benefits of silence for the mind.||1/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAccessible Yoga: Teaching More Inclusive Classes, a Conversation with dallas delahunt||A conversation with dallas delahunt, former owner of studio330 and general yoga powerhouse, about accessible yoga. Helpful for yoga teachers and students to think about what experience they're looking for in a yoga posture practice. We dive into what ma||1/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Medicine of Subtraction: Thinking About Living Without Certain Ideas, People and Behaviors as well as Sensory Withdrawal (Pratyahara)||The benefits of less, and not in a minimalist design or ascetic way, but a consideration of what we need to take away to be centred in ourselves. A yogic, Ayurvedic, and spiritual relationship lens on a topic pertinent to those of us who are so blessed||12/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSome Nuances of Yoga Practice: Hands, Feet, Breath and Eyes Are The Things You May Not Be Noticing in Your Yoga||There are a few things about yoga asana (posture) practice that I consider an advanced level of attentiveness, and we don't often have time to cover them in class. Learn a little bit about how your breath, eyes, hands and feet are influencing your pract||12/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome Teaser||Welcome to Intelligent Edge Yoga, the podcast: Yoga and Ayurveda conversations for smart, compassionate practice. I'm Kathryn Anne Flynn, speaking to you from Ottawa, Canada, my home base for full time teaching and living yoga. This podcast is to offer||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I listened to all of Kathryn’s podcasts and i am addicted. It makes my day when a new one is out and, when I walk in the forest while listening, it is one of the best moments of my week. Thank you Kathryn.
What comes after YTT
I am a huge fan! I look forward to learning from Kathryn as each episode is released. I honestly feel like her episodes are an extension of my YTT experience. Want to dive deeper into yoga? This podcast is an amazing way to. Not to mention Kathryn’s beautiful language and articulation... overall a podcast fave!
I always look forward to the next episode!
If you ever get the chance to take one of Kathryn’s classes, do it! If you don’t have that opportunity, this podcast is definitely a way to get to know Kathryn and her teaching style. She brings so much knowledge and experience to the topic of yoga and more.
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