What's the F***ing Point?

WholeYou Podcast Episode 04 - Translating The Wisdom Of Yoga Into Daily Life

Episode Summary

(No new WholeYou podcast episodes are being recorded, but archived episodes will be saved under Valerie's new podcast feed, "What's the F\*\*\*ing Point?") xo! WholeYou is back with episode 4, and this time Lauren and I are talking all about yoga for mind-body-spirit wellness, and some of our biggest lessons and takeaways from yoga teacher training. Thank you all for your comments and thoughts on our first few shows. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen and share your thoughts. If you like the show, subscribe on iTunes for to never miss a show, and please leave a review! In this episode, we chat about our experiences from our yoga teacher trainings. Lauren completed her YTT in Costa Rica at the end of 2015, and Valerie started hers in Nashville in September and finishes up this spring. Lauren did a couple of great posts on the top lessons she learned from her trainings (see links at the bottom of the show notes), so we broke those down as a framework for our discussion. Audio Note: You’ll notice that the audio has a little bit of distortion at parts — it’s not too bad, but you might wonder if there are little gremlins whispering on the recording. ;) We did our best once we realized the issue, and will work on fixing it before we record next time! Here's what we cover in Episode 4: - What “yoga” really means - It’s about much more than just the physical asana practice — more about some of the original purposes of yoga - The importance of finding your own personal practice and voice - Body diversity in yoga (and taking the Instagram yoga world with a grain of salt) - How moving slowly in your practice can benefit you - Respecting boundaries as a yoga teacher - Some key points about trauma-sensitive yoga - How yoga can help you learn to trust your body even more

Episode Notes

(No new WholeYou podcast episodes are being recorded, but archived episodes will be saved under Valerie's new podcast feed, "What's the F****ing Point?") xo!

WholeYou is back with episode 4, and this time Lauren and I are talking all about yoga for mind-body-spirit wellness, and some of our biggest lessons and takeaways from yoga teacher training.

Thank you all for your comments and thoughts on our first few shows. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen and share your thoughts.

In this episode, we chat about our experiences from our yoga teacher trainings. Lauren completed her YTT in Costa Rica at the end of 2015, and Valerie started hers in Nashville in September and finishes up this spring.

Lauren did a couple of great posts on the top lessons she learned from her trainings (see links at the bottom of the show notes), so we broke those down as a framework for our discussion.

Audio Note: You’ll notice that the audio has a little bit of distortion at parts — it’s not too bad, but you might wonder if there are little gremlins whispering on the recording. ;) We did our best once we realized the issue, and will work on fixing it before we record next time!

Here's what we cover in Episode 4:

- What “yoga” really means

- It’s about much more than just the physical asana practice — more about some of the original purposes of yoga

- The importance of finding your own personal practice and voice

- Body diversity in yoga (and taking the Instagram yoga world with a grain of salt)

- How moving slowly in your practice can benefit you

- Respecting boundaries as a yoga teacher

- Some key points about trauma-sensitive yoga

- How yoga can help you learn to trust your body even more