The Love of Yoga

The Love of Yoga

Hosted by: Anjali Rao

The Love of Yoga Podcast connects to the expansiveness of the teachings of Yoga through provocative conversations with Yoga scholars, changemakers, and thought leaders. Our intention is to provide avenues of access...

Episodes

The Alchemy of Anger with sujatha baliga

Season #5

CW: Abuse sujatha baliga’s work is characterized by an equal dedication to crime survivors and people who’ve caused harm. A former victim advocate and public defender, baliga was awarded a Soros Justice Fellowship in...
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The Luminous Self with Tracee Stanley

Season #5

“Yoga is not something that we do. Yoga is a state of consciousness, and yoga is either present or not. And, for us to be able to perceive the difference and to have the tools to be able to welcome this state of...
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Illuminating Our True Nature with Michelle Cassandra Johnson

Season #5

Michelle Cassandra Johnson is an author, activist, spiritual teacher and practitioner, racial equity consultant and trainer, and intuitive healer. She approaches her life and work from a place of knowing we are, can,...
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A Song for Liberation: Activism with Music with Leila Hegazy

Season #5

“It should be enough to listen to Palestinian voices and Arabs voices, and we need to ask that question of why do we need a Western source to stand with us in order to be heard?” Leila Hegazy is an...
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Women, Gender and Yoga History with Anjali Rao

Season #5

Are there women and non binary practitioners and teachers in yoga history? And if they are a part of yoga history, why dont we know of them? And if they are not a part of history, why not? In this episode celebrating...
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Healing Justice Lineages with Erica Woodland

Season #5

“Are we doing the things that we need to do to co-regulate and to self- regulate so that we can be as strategic as possible and so that we can also not take each other out in the process of getting free?” Erica...
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Who is Wellness For with Fariha Roisin

Season #5

“If we were able to just hold the multi- dimensional state of all things, I think we would just be more evolved. Because we are such binary thinkers that everything's this or that, and it's actually limiting. It's...
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The Social Change Ecosystem as A Guide Map

Season #5

“We are at a crossroads as individuals and collectives in this moment to figure out how we're going to approach what is happening around us.” Deepa Iyer is a South Asian American writer, strategist, and lawyer. Her...
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Finding the Center with Anjali Rao

Season #4

"Asking questions is renouncing a bloated sense of one’s ego, is an exercise in humility, not as an end in itself but as a springboard for authentic and skillful responses." In the last episode of 2023, Anjali shares...
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Grief as a Portal for Collective Liberation with Tysir Salih

Season #4

"All of the stories from the Bhagavad Gita, it's so clear to me. These are calls to action. We'll even start with ahimsa..." In this episode, Anjali Rao and Tysir Salih discuss the impact of witnessing multiple...
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Are We Free Yet? with Tina Strawn

Season #4

"What are some of the things that you do every day to kind of keep yourself grounded or receptive? Open?... I love this question. I'm going to give you three things that I do every day. One is my meditation practice,...
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The Gift of Purpose as an Adaptive Yoga Teacher with Rodrigo Souza

Season #4

"One thing that I like about teaching Yoga is that it's something that I give and receive at the same time, teaching Yoga supports me, it makes me feel connected to a deep sense of purpose." –Rodrigo Souza  Rodrigo...
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