Medicine Path Podcast
By Brian James
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Yoga teacher, musician and transformational coach Brian James has intimate and engaging conversations with leaders in yoga, music, shamanism, psychology and other medicine paths, offering insights, inspiration and support for your own healing journey.
||CleanS02E06 Becoming a Shaman with Itzhak Beery||Itzhak Beery is a leading shamanic teacher, healer, speaker, community activist and author of three bestselling books.||3/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS02E05 Healing Trauma Through Meditation,Ayahuasca and Activism with Spring Washam||Meditation teacher, author & shamanic practitioner Spring Washam||3/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS02E04 Ayahuasca Shamanism, Music & Creativity||Author, editor, and shamanic explorer Matthew J. Pallamary is an award winning writer, musician, and sound healer who has been studying shamanism all of his life.||2/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS02E03 Consciousness in Jung & Patanjali||Dr. Leanne Whitney is an independent scholar in the fields of depth psychology and consciousness studies.||2/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS02E02 Icaros: Singing the Powers of Nature||A discussion about the function of the icaros in ayahausca ceremonies and in individual healing, how they're learned and passed on, their musical characteristics and how they potentiate healing.||1/31/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS02E01 Icaros: Healing Songs of Ayahuasca Shamanism||In this episode I share some of what I've learned about icaros, the healing songs of ayahuasca shamanism, and include some samples from my recent trip to Mayantuyacu, Juan Flores' plant medicine centre in Peru.||1/23/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean28: Holistic Astrology with Debbie Stapleton||Debbie Stapleton is an astrologer, singer, artist and herbalist who uses the art of chart analysis to illuminate the dynamics at play in an individual’s life, in relationship to self or another so that the potential of the soul can be realized. She al||12/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit27: Indie Yoga with J Brown||J Brown is a writer, podcaster and independent yoga teacher.||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean26: Kundalini Awakening with Bonnie Greenwell PhD||Bonnie Greenwell Ph.D. is a transpersonal psychotherapist and non-dual teacher in the lineage of Adyashanti who specializes in kundalini awakening.||12/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit25: The Shaman's Apprentice with Jim Sanders||Jim Sanders is a father, husband, filmmaker, ayahuasquero and founder of Tonkiri, a healing and wellness centre in Manitoba, Canada.||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit24: Brian James on the Spirit Bros. Podcast||An epic conversation with the Spirit Bros. about my journey as a yoga practitioner and teacher.||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean23: Ayurveda, Ayahuasca & Entrepreneurship with Emily Shaw||Emily Shaw is a wellness entrepreneur and owner of ama-veda.com, creating products and detox programs using principles of Ayurveda combined with Amazonian plant medicines.||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean22: Awakening the Soul with Michael Meade||Michael Meade, D.H.L., is a renowned storyteller, author, and scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology.||10/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit21: Confessions of a Spiritual Playboy with Bhagavan Das||Counter culture icon Bhagavan Das comes clean regarding his mistreatment of women during his time as a "spiritual playboy"||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20: Yoga Therapy & Tantra with Gary Kraftsow||Yoga therapy pioneer Gary Kraftsow is the founder of Viniyoga America and has been instrumental in the development of yoga therapy in America over the past 40 years.||10/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19: Listening to Ayahuasca with Rachel Harris, PhD||Rachel Harris is a psychologist and the author of Listening to Ayahuasca, New Hope for Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Anxiety.||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18: Yoga Therapy with Larry Payne, PhD||Larry Payne is founding president of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and director of the Yoga Therapy RX certification program at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17: Healing Trauma with Yoga, Meditation & Deep Rest with Richard Miller PhD||In this episode Richard and I discuss his background in yoga and meditation, the mentors that have inspired him, and his work developing a protocol for healing stress and trauma.||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16: Yoga, Shamanism & Sustainability with Medicine Hunter Chris Kilham||Chris Kilham is a medicine hunter, author, educator and TV personality who has conducted medicinal plant research in over 45 countries and lectures worldwide about holistic wellness and botanical medicines.||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit15: Psychedelic Feminism with Cosmic Sister Zoe Helene||Zoe Helene, M.F.A., is a cultural activist, psychedelic feminist and founder of Cosmic Sister.||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: A Case for Elderhood with Stephen Jenkinson||Stephen Jenkinson is a culture activist, teacher, author and ceremonialist.||8/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSolo Podcast 01: The Hero's Journey as a Path of Initiation and Integration||A solo podcast reflecting on my personal experiences related to the Hero's Journey||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: Plant Medicines, Mythology & The Hero's Journey with Robert Tindall||Robert Tindall is the author of The Jaguar That Roams the Mind, The Shamanic Odyssey: Homer, Tolkien, and the Visionary Experience and Sacred Soil: Biochar and the Regeneration of the Earth.||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: Psychedelics and Spiritual Practice with Erik Davis||Erik Davis is an author, scholar, podcaster, and award-winning journalist.||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: Quest for the Soul with Anne Baring||Anne Baring is a former Jungian analyst and author of Dream of the Cosmos: A Quest for the Soul.||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Sacred Tobacco with Jason Grechanik||Jason Grechanik is a former New York City actor now living in Peru studying and practicing tobacco and ayahuasca shamanism. In this episode, we chat about the misconceptions about tobacco, its role in South America as a master plant teacher, and his||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean09: Ayahuasca Best Practices with Jerónimo Mazarrasa||In this episode I speak with documentary filmmaker and independent researcher Jerónimo Mazarrasa about ayahuasca best practices, the sustainable use of sacred plants, cultural appropriation and much more.||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean08: Medicine Music, Initiation and Ceremonial Living with Santiparro||An in-depth conversation with musician and ceremonialist Santiparro Alan Schuerman who has a new album coming out called The Talon. We talk music medicine, ayahuasca, peyote, initiation, maturation and lots more!||6/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean07: Ethics of the Student-Teacher Relationship with Livia Cohen-Shapiro||In this conversation, yoga teacher and psychotherapist Livia Cohen-Shapiro and I discuss the psychological dynamics at play in the student-teacher relationship, a topic I feel is particularly relevant to people involved in the yoga and shamanism communi||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean06: Ayahuasca & Frog Medicine with Peter Gorman||On this episode I chat with writer, explorer and naturalist Peter Gorman. Peter is an award-winning journalist and former editor of High Times magazine who has written two books on Amazonian plant medicines, Ayahuasca in my Blood and Sapo in my Soul.||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean05: Yoga, Music, Shamanism & Freedom with Danny Paradise||It was a real treat to catch up with my friend Danny Paradise on the rare occasion that he's at home in Hawaii. In this conversation we discuss the shamanic roots of yoga, ayahuasca, music, aging gracefully and his activist work.||5/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean04: Celestial Music & Laughter Yoga with Laraaji||I had the chance to sit down with ambient music pioneer and laughter yoga guru Laraaji on his recent stopover in Montréal. In this enlightening and laughter-filled conversation, we chat about music as a way to tap into the eternal now, laughter as medi||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean03: The Art of Vinyasa Yoga with Srivatsa Ramaswami||Srivatsa Ramaswami is the longest standing student of the great yoga master Sri T Krishnamacharya, teaches yoga programs around the world.||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit02: Art, Psychedelics and Thundercats with Chris Dyer||In this episode I sit down for a chat with visionary artist, skateboarder, social activist and world-traveller Chris Dyer.||5/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean01: Music as Meditation with Ramakant Gundecha||Interview with Indian music maestro Ramakant Gundecha||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
As someone who’s a bit of a skeptic to some aspects around the yoga world, Its great to find the Medicine Path Podcast. I love learning by overhearing people with deep insight have a natural conversation on topics they have a lot of experience with. Thanks for making this Brian.
insightful and inspiring!
I deeply appreciate the connections being made here. Brian's heart-centered approach, capacity to listen, and adeptly explore fascinating points of inquiry makes for a compelling podcast. These conversations are vitally needed during this time of transition. Waves of gratitude to Brian for a valuable offering!
Thought provoking !
Really love listening to this, Brian James is inspirational and definitely worth checking out!